Passover Meat and Matzoh Pie

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Cucina Ebraica: Flavours of the Italian Jewish Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

Scacchi are matzoh pies made with vegetables and meat or meat juices—sort of a Passover lasagna. In Celebrating Italy, Carol Field has an excellent recipe for scacchi in which layers of meat and matzoh alternate with layers of cooked spinach, artichokes, and mushrooms, a filling and complex dish. Here is a simpler version, also known as tortino di carne e azzime, that uses just meat. It is meant to be accompanied with many vegetable dishes. If you don’t want an a