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Torta Rustica

Torta Rustica is a cheese pie that contains sauteed onions. The idea is almost like a quiche, but very different. Many years ago, I saw the recipe for Torta Rustica on the weekend Today Show. I love cheese, and I was drawn to the complex combination of flavors. Complex as it is, this is a snap to make. It couldn't be easier. I have served it for brunch a number of times. It's very heavy meal, so best served in small portions. To do that, serve it with a salad of mixed baby greens with a zippy vinaigrette and something sweet with apples. That's what I do, and guests always love it.

Torta Rustica Cheese Pie

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Torta Rustica
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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Saute onion and pepper in a bit of butter.
  3. Combine all ingredients (except pie crust) in a large bowl and blend until smooth.
  4. Press crust into bottom and sides of a 10-inch springform pan. Add filling.
  5. Bake at 350 for one hour, until golden brown.
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If you want to experiment with the recipe, you could add diced vegetables (like broccoli or spinach), diced ham, or even diced apples.
Photo courtesy of Stuart Spivak on Flickr

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