Savory Italian Pie with Broccoli and Fontina Cheese
Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
A savory vegetable pie nestled into a yeast-risen dough crust and topped with a Sicilian-style cheese.
  • 1 kg (2 pounds-4 ounces ) broccoli
  • 500 g (1 Ib/2 oz) Kamut flour
  • 4 teaspoon organic yeast
  • warm water to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 8 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • white pepper to taste
  • 350 g (12 oz) “Tuma” Sicilian cheese (or Fontina cheese)
  1. Mix the yeast with the flour. Add warm water to taste, salt, oil and form a firm but soft dough. Let rise the mixture for 2-3 hours. Roll out the dough on an oiled baking pan.
  2. Wash and cut the broccoli and cook steam.
  3. In a saucepan, pour 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, broccoli, salt and white pepper to taste Mix the ingredients together until brown the vegetables.
  4. Pour the seasoned vegetables in the pan where you have placed the dough.
  5. Season with “Tuma” Sicilian cheese or other high quality soft or semi soft cheese.
  6. Bake at 180°C (350° F/gas 4) for 50 minutes.
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