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Easy Ricotta and Tomato Savory Hand Pies Recipe

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These Easy Ricotta and Tomato Savory Hand Pies are so delicious. The heirloom tomato and rich ricotta cheese compliment the flaky puff pastry. Everyone will love this recipe!

This savory hand pie recipe is vegetarian, but you can add meat if you like. It is almost like dessert with the ricotta cheese. Mmmm! Make sure you use quality ricotta cheese. I love to get my ingredients from the local Italian market.

Easy Ricotta and Tomato Savory Hand Pies Recipe

Ricotta and Tomato Savory Hand Pies Ingredients

You only need a few ingredients for savory hand pies. If you have any leftovers, you can make this Heirloom Tomato Salad.

  • puff pastry
  • heirloom tomato
  • ricotta cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh basil
  • olive oil
Ricotta and Tomato Hand Pie

How to Make Hand Pies

Savory hand pies are really simple to make!

  1. Prepare your oven and baking sheet. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees (or recommended temperature on the package for the puff pastry) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare the ingredients. Chop the tomatoes and cut the pastry dough into four equal strips.
  3. Make the hand pie. Evenly divide the ricotta and tomatoes and spoon them onto one half of each pastry dough piece. Sprinkle with basil, salt and pepper. Fold over the other half of the pastry dough and use a fork to press the edges closed.
  4. Bake the hand pie. Drizzle with olive oil and bake for about 30 minutes. You want to make sure that as many layers of the pastry dough as possible are able to puff up and cook. The pastries should be done when they are golden brown and fully puffed up.
  5. Let the hand pie cool. Allow a little time for them to cool before serving.
Ricotta Hand Pies

Tips for Savory Hand Pies

  • Want more substance? Add meat! For a really savory hand pie, add cooked beef, chicken or ham.
  • Puff pastry must be refrigerated. You want to use it as soon as it is thawed. Don’t let it thaw too long.
  • Serve with mixed greens.
  • Hand pies can also be sweet! Try an apple hand pie with a sugar coating. Mmmmm

Easy Ricotta and Tomato Savory Hand Pies

These Easy Ricotta and Tomato Savory Hand Pies are so delicious. The heirloom tomato and rich ricotta cheese compliment the flaky puff pastry. Everyone will love this recipe!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Dish Recipes
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 456 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 1.5 cups heirloom tomato chopped
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh basil chopped
  • drizzle olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees (or recommended temperature on the package for the puff pastry) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Chop the tomatoes and cut the pastry dough into four equal strips.
  • Evenly divide the ricotta and tomatoes and spoon them onto one half of each pastry dough piece.
  • Sprinkle with basil, salt and pepper.
  • Fold over the other half of the pastry dough and use a fork to press the edges closed.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and bake for about 30 minutes. You want to make sure that as many layers of the pastry dough as possible are able to puff up and cook.
  • The pastries should be done when they are golden brown and fully puffed up.
  • Allow a little time for them to cool before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 456kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 12gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 207mgPotassium: 236mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 768IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 141mgIron: 2mg

The nutrition information is calculated using online nutrition calculators and may not be accurate. It is provided as a general guide only.

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5 from 1 vote
Recipe Rating




Emily Enchanted

Thursday 11th of August 2022

I love this recipe because it is so fresh and savory.