Cookbook:Zucchini Pie

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Zucchini Pie
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Category Vegetarian recipes
Servings 6 to 8
Time 90 minutes

Zucchini pie is a savory Italian supper pie. Fresh zucchini squash, mozzarella cheese, and herbs give this pie its distinctive taste.

Ingredients[edit]

Pie crust[edit]

Pie filling[edit]

Procedure[edit]

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F/191° C/Gas mark 5.
  2. Sift flour and salt into a bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture forms coarse particles. Add water, one tablespoon at a time, and mixing to make a pliable dough.
  3. Roll out the pie crust to a circle and then fit it into a pie plate; bake for 15 minutes.
  4. Melt the butter in a Dutch oven. Add the zucchini and onion. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the onions are translucent (about 10 minutes).
  5. Stir the seasoning into the vegetable mixture and set aside.
  6. Combine 2 beaten eggs and grated cheese in a bowl, then stir into the vegetable and spice mix.
  7. Pour the filling into the pie crust and bake for 20 minutes, or until center is set.
  8. Serve hot.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.