Quick Ricotta Cheese & Italian Salami Pie

This is one of those recipes which comes out on a late evening when you are hungry, you have just a few ingredients left over in the fridge and do not feel like going out to the grocery shop.

The result is this delicious savory pie!

  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time15 Minutes
  • Cooking time45 Minutes
  • Servingserves 2 people
  • Cooking methodOven
  • CuisineItalian


  • 500 gricotta cheese
  • 250 gpie dough
  • 150 gItalian salami
  • 100 ggrated Parmesan cheese
  • 2eggs
  • 1onion
  • 1 spoonextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinchtable salt
  • q.s.ground black pepper

For the egg wash

  • 1egg
  • q.s.sesame seeds


  1. – chop the onion and put it in a saucepan together with a pinch of salt and the tablespoon extra virgin olive oil;

    – put the saucepan on the stove on medium heat;

    – as soon as the oil starts frying, low the heat to the minimum, cover the saucepan with a lid and cook till onion soften in its own liquid;

    – when the onion is cooked remove the saucepan from the stove;

    – grease a 22 cm rounded baking tray and fold it with the puff pastry;

    – beat the eggs in a separate bowl;

    – add the grated Parmesan cheese, the ground pepper and whisk well;

    – add the ricotta cheese, the stewed onion, the salami chopped in small cubes and mix well;

    – pour the thus obtained filling onto the pastry;

    – spread the egg wash onto the borders of the pie and sprinkle some sesame seeds on it;

    – bake at 170 degrees for about 45 minutes or till golden;

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