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Will you be able to resist the rustic zucchini and speck?

savory pie with zucchini and speck

The zucchini and speck savory pie is a tasty appetizer perfect to be enjoyed even during trips out of town.

Savory pies are a genre that makes everyone agree if you then prepare them using the tastiest combinations of the kitchen then they have no rivals. We hit the mark with the zucchini and speck savory pie: the smoked flavor in fact goes perfectly with the more delicate one of the zucchini (and we know this well because there are many dishes that play on these flavors) giving life to one of the most delicious appetizers always good.

You can prepare this rustic courgette and speck cake with both puff pastry and shortcrust pastry or opt for a more home-made preparation such as crazy dough . The result will still be amazing and, of course, easy and quick to prepare. Let’s see together how to make this rustic zucchini and speck pizza.

savory pie with zucchini and speck
savory pie with zucchini and speck

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

  1. First, prepare the courgettes : wash them well, remove the ends and cut them in quarters lengthwise, cut them into chunks. Transfer them to a pan with the oil and the clove of garlic and cook for 10-15 minutes, adding salt and pepper at the end.
  2. Once cold, remove the clove of garlic and combine them in a bowl with the other filling ingredients: speck, eggs, cream, two handfuls of grated Parmesan cheese and another pinch of salt and pepper. Mix everything well.
  3. Unroll the puff pastry in a 24 cm diameter pan , letting the excess edges come out of the pan then pour the filling. Fold the edges inwards and bake at 200 ° C for 35-40 minutes . Your courgette and speck quiche is ready when the surface is golden brown. Let it cool for at least 30 minutes before cutting it.

Staying on the subject of quick and easy recipes, we recommend that you also try the zucchini and pepper pie , perfect if you are looking for a vegetarian variant.


The savory pie with courgettes can be kept in the refrigerator for 2-3 days , well covered with plastic wrap. We advise you to consume it at room temperature or slightly heated in the oven.

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