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Pizza Chena is a southern Italian savory “pie” made with a variety of cheese, cold cuts, and eggs baked within a bread crust. Often made for Easter Monday picnics!
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Pizza Chena is a southern Italian savory “pie” made with a variety of cheese, cold cuts, and eggs baked within a bread crust. Often made for Easter Monday picnics!

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Pizza Chena


clock
40 minutes
Ingredients
∙ Serves 6-8
Meat
  • 1 1/2 lbs Cold cuts of choice - choose three varieties
Produce
  • 1/3 cup Parsley, Fresh
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg beaten with
  • 6 Eggs, Large
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Active dry yeast
  • 5 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 Red peppers, Roasted
  • 1 Salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tsp Olive oil
Dairy
  • 1/2 lb Cheese
  • 3/4 lb Mozzarella, Fresh
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, Grated
Liquids
  • 2 1/2 cups Water

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