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Croatian Savory Pie Rudarska Greblica IGP

Delicious savory pie with a delicate aroma and taste, with a filling of ricotta and spinach and a soft and light crust.
Servings 12 portions
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Lievitazione 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins


  • Rolling Pin



  • 400 g All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Lard
  • 200 g Sour Cream
  • 3 g Salt
  • 1 Yolk
  • 3 g Instant Yeast


  • 500 g Cow Ricotta Cheese
  • 200 g Spinach
  • 3 g Salt
  • 1 Egg Whites
  • 2 Eggs

For The Cake Surface

  • q,s, Sour Cream



  • Combine the ingredients in a bowl and knead well until the dough is smooth and homogeneous.
    400 g All Purpose Flour, 1 Tbsp Lard, 200 g Sour Cream, 3 g Salt, 1 Yolk, 3 g Instant Yeast
  • Let the dough rest covered with a rag or under a bowl for 1 hour.


  • While the dough rises, cut the spinach and sprinkle a little salt and mix well so that they release the excess water. Stir them from time to time.
    200 g Spinach
  • In a bowl, combine the ricotta, eggs and egg white with a pinch of salt and mix everything with a whisk to obtain a homogeneous cream.
    500 g Cow Ricotta Cheese, 3 g Salt, 1 Egg Whites, 2 Eggs

Preparation Of The Cake

  • Take the spinach and squeeze it. To do this you can put them in a towel and wring them out or you can do it by hand.
  • Put some parchment paper in a baking sheet, in this case the standard baking sheet will be perfect.
  • Chop the spinach and mix it with the ricotta.
    200 g Spinach
  • Preheat the oven to 200 °C.
  • Take the dough and roll it out into a ½ centimeter thick rectangle. Roll the dough around the rolling pin and roll out the dough into the pan so that half of the dough remains out of it, so you can fold it back later.
  • In the half of the dough that is in the pan, spread the filling, so as to leave two centimeters on each side, creating an evenly distributed layer of filling.
  • Take the flaps of the side out of the pan and fold the dough in half so that the sides coincide. Pinch them with your fingers and fold them back on themselves or use the edges of a fork.
  • Brush the top of the cake with sour cream and bake for 20 - 25 minutes.
    q,s, Sour Cream
  • Once cooked, take it out of the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes. You can serve it warm or cold, or maybe prepare it a day before, it will be even tastier!


In the filling you can add other ingredients such as
  • Chopped walnuts
  • Green onions
  • Mint
  • Swiss chard
  • Nettles
Chef: Taira by R.J.
Calories: 276kcal
Course: Apetizer, Single Dish
Cuisine: Croatian
Keyword: Baking, Cheese, Savoury Cake
Difficulty: Easy


Serving: 126g | Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10.6g

The nutrition information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for the advice of a professional nutritionist.

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