Zucchini, Onion and Ricotta Pie (Torta Salata di Zucchine e Cipolle)

Zucchini, Onion and Ricotta Pie (Torta Salata di Zucchine e Cipolle)

Zucchini, Onion and Ricotta Pie (Torta Salata di Zucchine e Cipolle)

Squash, peppers, or eggplant can be substituted for the zucchini in this simple, savory summer pie. Get the recipe for Zucchini, Onion and Ricotta Pie (Torta Salata di Zucchine e Cipolle) »Ingalls Photography

A savory summer pie with a base of fresh ricotta and eggs seasoned with shallots, garlic, and pecorino is the answer to an overly abundant vegetable crop. This version from Italy's Piedmont region is made with zucchini and onions, but feel free to substitute with peppers, eggplant, squash—even tomatoes. This recipe first appeared in our June/July 2014 issue with Sophie Brickman's "The Feast of Life."

Find this recipe in our cookbook, SAVEUR: Italian Comfort Food