Erbazzone (Swiss Chard Pie)

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The city of Reggio Emilia is the birthplace of the most satisfying of snacks: erbazzone, a hearty, savory pie packed with tender greens.

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from Tasting Italy

SERVES 12

TIME 2¾ hours, plus 2 hours chilling

Italian Name: Erbazzone

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Tasting Italy

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from Tasting Italy

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This pie originated as a peasant picnic dish called scarpazzoun, which used the stems of beet or chard greens (referred to as scarpa, which literally translates to “shoe”), since greens were always plentiful in gardens of the region. Eventu...

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