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Here’s how to make a rustic zucchini and ricotta pie

savory pie with zucchini and ricotta

The zucchini and ricotta savory pie is excellent both as an appetizer and as a main course, especially for trips out of town.

Who doesn’t like savory pies? Enjoyed hot or cold , served as a main course or together with other delicious appetizers, they are a real delight. Take for example the zucchini and ricotta savory pie: a handful of ingredients are enough to prepare it but we can guarantee that its flavor has nothing to envy to the richer recipes.

In fact, it is not a simple puff pastry with zucchini and ricotta: the filling is made even tastier by the presence of Parmesan , while the fresh basil gives an extra boost of flavor, which literally goes together with zucchini. Let’s see all the steps together.

savory pie with zucchini and ricotta
savory pie with zucchini and ricotta

How to prepare the recipe for the zucchini and ricotta savory pie

  1. First, devote yourself to the zucchini . Wash them, remove the ends and grate them with a grater with large holes. Cook them in a pan with the oil and the clove of garlic for a few minutes, just long enough for them to soften and the vegetation water to evaporate. Finally season with a pinch of salt.
  2. Transfer the courgettes to a bowl and let them cool . Then mix them with the ricotta, the eggs, the parmesan and the chopped basil with your hands. Alternatively, you can also use a teaspoon of pesto. Season with ground black pepper and another pinch of salt.
  3. Unroll the puff pastry inside a baking tray and pour the filling . Fold the edges of the same and bake at 200 ° C for 30-35 minutes .

Your savory pie with zucchini is ready to be served but we advise you to let it cool for about ten minutes before cutting it. Staying on the subject of quick and easy recipes, why not also try the zucchini, ham and ricotta savory pie. To prepare it, simply add 200 g of diced cooked ham into the filling. Another tasty recipe that deserves to be tried is the zucchini and salmon savory pie : it is truly amazing!


The savory pie can be kept in the refrigerator for 2-3 days . You can consume it both at room temperature and cooled in the oven.

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