We know Parmigiano Reggiano is a food rich in proteins and calcium, essential nutrients for healthy bones and muscles. Furthermore, it is a source of vitamin B12, which is important for the health of the nervous system and blood. Snacking on Parmigiano Reggiano is a great choice to provide the body with the nutrients it needs and being a low-fat and low-calorie cheese, it's a perfect ally for a balanced diet.
Did you know that Parmigiano Reggiano could be the perfect ingredient for a special dessert? Here is the recipe for a delicious tart recipe made with Parmigiano Reggiano :
Ingredients: 200 g of 00 flour, 100 g of butter, 100 g of grated Parmigiano Reggiano , 1 egg, 1 pinch of salt.
For the filling: 500 g of ricotta cheese, 150 g of sugar, 3 eggs, 50 g of grated Parmigiano Reggiano, 1 teaspoon of grated lemon peel, 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
In a bowl, mix the flour, butter, Parmigiano Reggiano, egg and salt to form a smooth dough. Wrap the dough in cling film and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, prepare the filling by mixing the ricotta, sugar, eggs, grated Parmigiano Reggiano, lemon zest and vanilla in a bowl. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.
Spread the dough on a tart pan lined with baking paper, pricking the bottom with a fork. Pour the filling on the tart and level well. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the tart is golden brown and the filling is cooked through. Leave to cool before serving.
This Parmigiano Reggiano tart is a delicious alternative to the classic cheese dessert, with a crunchy Parmesan shortbread crust and a soft ricotta and Parmesan filling.