cookwitholiveri: Prosciutto and Zucchini Pie

I found this recipe in French that had fortunately been translated to English. It is beautiful and delicious. The most difficult part is slicing the zucchini on a mandolin. You must press evenly over the blade for the entire length of the zucchini.

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After pressing into the fillo dough and before baking

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I added mozzarella to the edges of the pie


  • 1 yellow zucchini
  • 1 green zucchini
  • 1 package of prosciutto (around 6 pieces)
  • 10 sheets of fillo dough
  • 2 eggs
  • salt and pepper
  • mozzarella
  • parsley
  1. Start by cutting all vegetables into strips with a mandolin.
  2. Heat a wide pot of salted water and prepare a wide bowl of cold water.
  3. Put the vegetables in boiling water, blanche for about 2 minutes, cool in ice bath. 
  4. Cut the prosciutto slices in half lengthwise.
  5. Start assembling slices of zucchini in length. The slices should overlap slightly in length.
  6. You’ll get a long strip of zucchini.
  7. Cover it with the yellow zucchini in the same way.
  8. Repeat, green zucchini, yellow zucchini, and ham this time.
  9. Repeat two layers in the same Manner.
  10. Once the coil has begun it can be turned upright.
  11. Roll the vegetables and ham, around the sides of the coil
  12. Stuff parchment into the pan
  13. Cut the puff pastry to the size of your pan
  14. Precook the crust for 10 minutes at 180 ° C/350 ° F.
  15. Mix the egg, salt and pepper, pour over the pastry. 
  16. Place the vegetables and ham roll and press a little. 
  17. Bake for thirty minutes at 180 ° C/350 ° F.
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A close-up of the baked prosciutto

4 responses to “cookwitholiveri: Prosciutto and Zucchini Pie

  1. Oh my, this looks amazing and since I know the aromas and flavors of each ingredient, I can imagine the whole experience… I’m pinning this for a day when we don’t have 3-digit weather and I can turn on the oven 😉 thank you, read you soon, Alexandra

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