Rustic Zolle Picnic Pie
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 8
  • 200 g cubed Cooked Ham
  • 100 g grated Pecorino Primo Sale cheese
  • 100 g grated Parmesan
  • 6 large Eggs
  • 6 tbsp Milk
  • 200 g Zolle (Garlic scapes)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 sheets of Ready Rolled Puff Pastry
  • Egg to Brush your Pasty
  1. Cut your zolle in half and finely chop (avoid the woody bottoms!) put in a mixing bowl. If you are looking for an extra sweet flavour blanch them quickly first for 3 minutes before drying thoroughly.
  2. Grate your 2 cheeses and mix in with your zolle.
  3. Add salt, pepper, milk and a dribble of olive oil into to beaten eggs.
  4. Mix well into your zolle and cheese mixture
  5. Place 1 sheet of pastry in a round or rectangular pie tin and add your mixture on top. Add your pastry lid on top and crimp the edges in. Make 2 holes in the centre and brush with beaten egg.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 35 minutes until golden brown.
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