Torta Pasqualina

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italian easter pie

Want to make this classic Italian dish for Easter?

Learn all the expert tips you need to make this successfully on Savor the Flavour.  Let's get cooking!


Gather the ingredients for the torta pasqualina before you start.  That makes cooking fast and fun!


Saute the yellow onions, then add the green onions and cook until they are golden.

Wilt & Squeeze

Wilt the spinach and parsley until most of the water has evaporated, then use a spoon to squeeze out even more.

Spread the filling in a tart pan lined with puff pastry.

Mix the onions and spinach with the cheeses and seasonings.

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Add the Eggs

Scoop out some of the filling to create four wells inside, then crack an egg into each hole.

Pastry Time!

Brush the edge of the pastry with beaten egg, then cover with puff pastry.  Brush with egg and cut a few vent holes.

Let the torta pasqualina cool before slicing and serving.

Bake at 400°F for 35 minutes to brown the pastry.

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Enjoy a slice of this stunning Easter pie at a brunch or dinner.  This vegetarian main course is sure to be a hit with everyone!

Time to serve!

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