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Pizza Rustica

Pizza Rustica
Recipe Date:
April 4, 2015
Cook Time:
Imperial (US)
  • 3 cups All purpose flour (for the dough)
  • 2/3 cup water (for the dough)
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (for the dough)
  • 1 tsp salt (for the dough)
  • 4 cups ricotta
  • 1 cup mozzarella (shredded)
  • 7 eggs
  • 3 hard boiled eggs
  • 3/4 lb mixed cured meats (prosciutto, sopressata, salami) small diced
  • 2 1/2 tsps salt
  • 2 1/2 tsps black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

For the Dough:

Mix together the required ingredients in a large bowl. Let it rest for 30 minutes. Divide into two portions. Roll each portion out to 1/8-inch thick. Place one portion into a spring-form pan. Dough should overlap edge of pan by 1/4 inch.

For the Filling:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Boil three of the eggs for 8 minutes. Run under cool water, peel and chop. Add all ingredients in a large bowl and mix to combine. Pour mixture into crust. If desired, cover with a top crust and pinch to close. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes to one hour until top is crusty and knife inserted comes out dry. Let cool to room temperature and serve with dressed mixed greens.