Total Time
4hrs 45mins
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 45 mins

I lost the specific origin of this recipe. It was inspired by The Sopranos and Carmela's strategically delivered ricotta pie. This pie is creamy and dense . . . delish!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place pie crust in a 10 inch or 9 1/2 inch deep dish pie plate. Poke holes in crust with a fork.
  3. Combine ricotta, yolks, and sugar. Beat until lemon colored.
  4. Add lemon zest, juice, pineapple and vanilla.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; fold into ricotta mixture.
  6. Pour mixture into the prepared pie shell.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes.
  8. Cool pie on wire rack. Refrigerate overnight or at least 4 hours to set. Serve cold.

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