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Small Ricotta Pies

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Ingredients
For pastry
  Flour 400 Gram
  Margarine 200 Gram
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
For filling
  Ricotta 250 Gram
  Egg 1
For glaze
  Egg 1 , beaten
Directions

MAKING
1. To prepare the dough, in a basin mix flour, baking powder and salt, rub in the margarine and add enough water to form dough.
2. Knead well, roll out the pastry and cut using a round 18 cm pastry cutter.
3. To prepare the filling mix in the egg with the ricotta.
4. In the centre of each pastry circle place the ricotta mixture and brush the pastry ends with the beaten egg.
5. Gather the edges towards the centre leaving it uncovered over the ricotta filling.
6. With the beaten egg brush pastry and bake for 20 minutes or till golden in a moderate oven.

SERVING
7. Serve hot with garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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