Italian Easter Meat Pie

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by ededith

This is a recipe handed down by my grandmother. It is a tradional recipe served at Easter

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb sweet Italian sausage, casings removed, slice 1/2 inch thick
  • 12 lb italian prosciutto, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 lb fresh basket cheese, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 14 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 6 eggs, slightly beaten
  • Crust

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten (save some yolk for top)
  • 34 cup oil
  • 12 cup water


  1. Prepare crust: Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Add eggs, oil and water.
  2. Press into a 13x9 inch glass casserole dish, saving some for making a lattice top.
  3. Filling: Mix cut up sausage, proscuitto, cheeses and beaten eggs. Pour into crust lined casserole. Make lattice strips for top. Brush with egg yolk.
  4. Bake approximately 1 hour at 325 degrees.

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