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Perugia Ham And Cheese Pie

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The perugia ham and cheese pie is a savory and filling pie made with swiss and bel paese cheese along with eggs. Often prepared at my place for a family dinner, this perugia ham and cheese pie is simple yet delicious.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Minced cooked ham 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Shredded swiss cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced bel paese cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
Directions

Combine flour and salt in a bowl.
Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until pieces are small.
Add eggs and stir in milk to form a soft dough.
Knead dough lightly; divide in two equal portions.
Roll out one portion on a lightly floured surface into a rectangle large enough to line the bottom and sides of an 11 x7 inch baking pan.
Place dough in pan and cover with ham and cheese.
Bring dough on sides of pan down over the meat and cheese.
Roll out the remaining dough to form an 11 x7 inch rectangle and place on top of filling.
Press edges of top crust with a fork to seal to bottom crust.
Prick top with fork in several places, and brush with egg yolk.
Bake at 425°F 10 minutes.
Turn oven control to 350°F and bake 10 minutes.
Cut into rectangles and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party

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