Ricotta Pie

Recipe by eclectic1
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Add the salt to the egg whites and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Store beaten egg whites in the refrigerator.
  • In a large bowl, add the ricotta cheese, sugar, vanilla, orange rind and lemon rind. Mix well.
  • In another bowl, beat heavy cream until slightly thick.
  • Add it to the ricotta mixture.
  • Add the egg whites and gently fold them into the mixture.
  • Arrange the pie crust into a deep dish glass pie plate.
  • Pour the filling into the dishand bake 15 minutes.
  • Turn heat down to 350 and bake for 1 hour, turning the plate around occasionally.
  • Remove from oven, let it cool.
  • Cover it with plastic wrap and refrigerate it overnight (or at least 4 hours).
  • Cut into 10 slices and serve.