Crustless Potato and Green Bean Tart (Polpettone di Patate e Fagiolini)

Crustless Potato and Green Bean Tart (Polpettone di Patate e Fagiolini)

Polpetta is Italian for croquette; a polpettone is a big croquette--but in this case it is baked, not fried. This dish, which can be made from any number or combination of vegetables, is a classic example of Genoese home cooking. See the recipe for Crustless Potato and Bean Tart »Chirstopher Hirsheimer

Polpetta is Italian for croquette; a polpettone is a big croquette—but in this case it is baked, not fried. This dish, which can be made from any number or combination of vegetables, is a classic example of Genoese home cooking.

See other Genoese specialties and about Genoa in Colman Andrews' article "Italian Food You've Never Dreamed Of" »