Italian Holiday Pie

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"This festive pie is traditionally served at Christmas or Easter, but is great at any time. The texture - rich yet light - is a wonderful finale to a family or formal dinner!"
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servings 735 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 735 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 29.1 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 97.2g
  • 31%
  • Protein:
  • 22.9 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 221 mg
  • 74%
  • Sodium:
  • 454 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add rice, ricotta, sugar, orange rind, lemon rind, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  3. Roll out half of pastry to fit 10 inch deep-dish pie pan. Place pastry in pan, and fill with ricotta mixture. Roll out remaining pastry and cut 12 1-inch wide strips. Lay strips in a lattice pattern on top of filling. Brush pastry with milk.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, until toothpick inserted in filling comes out clean.



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