Pitta di Patate Salentina.

Have you ever tasted the delicious “Pitta di Patate Salentina” (Potato Pitta), a speciality from the Salento region in Puglia (Apulia)?

We share the recipe with you as prepared by Giuseppe at Il Visitatore B&B in Maglie (LE).

Pitta di patate salentina 1

Ingredients:

Potatoes 500 g
Pecorino cheese or Parmisan cheese:100 g di formaggio
1 egg
bread crumbs
2 peeled tomatoes
onion
capers
black olives
anchovies
extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper
baking paper

How to prepare:

Boil the potatoes, mash them until you obtain a potato puree. Add the grated parmesan, salt, pepper, egg, extra virgin olive oil and a bit of bread crumbs. Mix all the ingredients together.

Cover an oven tray with baking paper, add a spoon of olive oil and add half of the puree.

Fry the onion in a pan and add olives, tomatoes chopped finely, capers and anchovies. Once ready, add the ‘soffritto’ to the puree and cover with the other half of the potato mix.

Sprinkle with the bread crumbs and place in the oven, 180°C for approximately 30/40 minutes.

Ready to serve, hot or cold.

 

Passepartout Homes would like to thank Giuseppe for sharing this delicious recipe with us. Giuseppe and Paola, B&B Il Visitatore, http://www.ilvisitatore.it/index-ilvisitatore.html, in Maglie, Salento.

Visit Salento with Passepartout Homes, http://www.passepartout-homes.com/properties/openShowcase/17

Image courtesy of Di Pasta Impasta. 

 

 

Paola Fiocchi Van den Brande

Paola Fiocchi Van den Brande is Founder and Director at Passepartout Homes, luxury holiday homes.

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