Pasta Pie

Pasta Pie
Staff Writer
Pasta Pie
Tia Black

Pasta Pie

Here's an easy, savory pie that's perfect for an on-the-go lunch. Ricotta, coppa, and salami give this delicious pie an Italian touch, and since the rest of the ingredients are probably already in your pantry, this recipe keeps the shopping to a minimum.

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6
Servings
135
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup ricotta
  • 3/4 Cups shredded 3-cheese blend
  • 3 slices Italian coppa, or any ham of your choice, shredded
  • 3 slices salami of your choice, shredded
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 2 Cups cooked spaghetti or angel hair pasta
  • Cooking spray or vegetable oil, for the pie pan

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

In a large bowl, mix the ricotta, shredded cheese, coppa, salami, eggs, salt, pepper, and thyme. Add the pasta and mix well. Lightly oil a deep 9-inch pie pan. Pour the pasta mixture into the pie pan. Bake until the top is brown and the pie is set, about 20 minutes. Let cool slightly before cutting into wedges. Eat warm, cold, or at room temperature.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
26g
20%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
24µg
3%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
72mg
7%
Choline, total
13mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
50µg
13%
Iron, Fe
7mg
39%
Magnesium, Mg
34mg
11%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
109mg
16%
Selenium, Se
13µg
24%
Sodium, Na
54mg
4%
Water
75g
3%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Pasta Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pasta Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients.Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

Pasta Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.