Italian Cheese Pie
|Italian ricotta cheese||1 Pound|
|Eggs||1⁄4 , beaten|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped pistachio nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Slivered citron||1 Tablespoon|
|Chopped candied orange peel||1 Tablespoon, chopped|
Line an 8-inch pie plate with 1/2 the pastry.
Combine re- maining ingredients and mix well.
Pour into pastry shell.
Roll out remaining dough and cut in strips.
Arrange in lattice fashion on top of filling.
Bake in a moderately hot oven (375°F.) 20 to 30 minutes, or until browned.
Serve warm or cold.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1612 Calories from Fat 847
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 98 g150.6%
Saturated Fat 28.9 g144.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 52.9 mg17.6%
Sodium 1017.5 mg42.4%
Total Carbohydrates 126 g41.9%
Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.5%
Sugars 85.3 g
Protein 67 g133.8%
Vitamin A 15.9% Vitamin C 51.3%
Calcium 16.5% Iron 30.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet