Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

"Torta di Riso is one of Italy's favourite cold picnic food recipes and a big part of Easter Italian food customs". This recipe was originaly posted by Cath Andrews on: Thank you Cath for sharing this great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 6, 200ºC, 400ºF.
  2. Defrost the spinach and squeeze as much liquid out of it as possible.
  3. Boil the rice in salted water until 'al dente'.
  4. Fry the onion in the olive oil until soft and golden.
  5. Break the eggs into a cup and beat lightly.
  6. Put the rice in a large bowl and add the Parmesan, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  7. Add the spinach, onion and butter, followed by the eggs.
  8. Mix everything together thoroughly.
  9. Grease an ovenproof dish. Make sure it's not too big - the mixture should be three inches or so deep.
  10. Bake for about 25 minutes, until firm and golden brown.
Most Helpful

Delicious and easy to do, pretty economical too in the scheme of things. I probably under salted mine but that is easy to remedy. I used a mix of kale and spinach in mine. Made for ZWT 7.

katew June 06, 2011

Lovely dish! Made for ZWT #7 and our team, Witchin Kitchen and I'm so glad I did. Very nice luncheon side dish and it would really travel well to a picnic or in a lunch. Thanks for posting this, it's a keeper!

CaliforniaJan June 05, 2011

We loved this! I made it exactly as written, and it was a huge hit with our whole family! The leftovers were a great addition to the school lunchboxes today. I will be making this again, for sure! Made for ZWT7 - Italy.

Sara 76 May 26, 2011