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Lecce Rustico




Puff pastry

300 grams

Canned tomato sauce, without salt

50 grams

Mozzarella cheese

80 grams

Extra virgin olive oil

to taste

Iodized salt

to taste

Full fat milk

200 grams

Type 00 wheat flour

20 grams


20 grams

Black pepper

to taste

Egg, yolk

1 unit

starters from Italy - Puglia

Lecce Rustico

Lecce Rustico

vegetarian with gluten with eggs with lactose with good fats

ready in

20 minutes


daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate

Lecce Rustico

The Rustico Leccese is a finger food loved and appreciated in Salento. I am a hard crispy golden pastry enclosing a soft filling of sauce, tomato and mozzarella! Really unique! #cucinapugliese

Lecce Rustico step 1

step 1

First made the sauce: Heat the milk, speziandolo with pepper and nutmeg, melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat, add the flour and stir quickly.

Lecce Rustico step 2

step 2

Stir quickly with a spiral whisk to prevent lumps from forming.

Lecce Rustico step 3

step 3

When the flour is completely mixed, add the hot milk, add salt and, stirring constantly, let thicken the whole.

Lecce Rustico step 4

step 4

Then cut the mozzarella into small pieces. Season the tomato puree with a little olive oil, salt and pepper.

Lecce Rustico step 5

step 5

With a pastry cutter cut out from the sheet 16 circles with a diameter of 10 cm and 8 smaller circles of 8 cm diameter.

Lecce Rustico step 6

step 6

Place 8 large circles on a baking tray covered with baking paper, lay the diced mozzarella on the edge of the disks in such a way as to create a barrier.

Lecce Rustico step 7

step 7

At the center, pour 2/3 tablespoons of sauce and a few pieces of peeled tomatoes. Cover with the larger disk.

Lecce Rustico step 8

step 8

Seal well the waves edges to prevent the filling from escaping during the rustic cottura..dopodichè brush the surface with an egg yolk.

Lecce Rustico step 9

step 9

Bake for 15 minutes at 180 ° C and then, for another 5 minutes in grill mode to make the surface more rustic golden and crispy.

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