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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 866 Calories from Fat 458

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.5%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g66.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 137.6 mg45.9%

Sodium 266.1 mg11.1%

Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.8%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 21 g41.2%

Vitamin A 43.8% Vitamin C 0.08%

Calcium 25.1% Iron 30.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Small Ricotta Pies Recipe