Italian Egg and Cheese Pie

Italian Egg and Cheese Pie

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: 1, 9-inch pie

This dish can be enjoyed as a main dinner accompanied with a salad, or served as a light lunch with a glass of wine.


  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 ounces)
  • 1 cup cream-style cottage cheese with chives
  • 1 cup bottled meatless spaghetti sauce or salsa
  • Fresh basil sprigs to garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and lightly grease a 9-inch pie pan with oil or cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, flour, baking powder, and garlic powder with a handheld mixer until well combined.
  3. Fold in the cottage and cheddar cheeses and then pour the mixture into the prepared pie plate.
  4. Bake the pie for 25 minutes or until a knife inserted into the middle of the pie tests clean.
  5. In the meantime, place the spaghetti sauce in a small sauce pan and heat over medium-low heat for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove the pie from the oven and let stand for 3 minutes before cutting into wedges and serving with a dollop of spaghetti sauce and fresh basil sprigs on top.


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