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Italian Cheese Pie

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Ingredients
  Pastry 1
  Italian ricotta cheese/Small curd cottage cheese 1 Pound
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pistachio nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Citron 1 Tablespoon, slivered
  Chopped candied orange peel 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375°F before baking.

MAKING
2. Take an 8 inch pie plate and using ½ of the pastry line it.
3. Mix all the other ingredients and transfer to a pastry shell.
4. Roll rest of the dough and make into strips. Place over the filling like a lattice.
5. Bake for about 20 to 30 minutes or till brown.

SERVING
6. Serve as such or cool and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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