Green Beans, Speck, Hazelnut and Grana Padano Riserva Plum Cake
. Difficulty: Easy
. Serves: 4 people
. Preparation time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
. Variety: Savoury pie
100 g Grana Padano PDO Riserva
400 g green beans
80 g speck
50 g hazelnuts
extra virgin olive oil
PreparationBoil the potatoes in plenty of salted water; drain them and immediately peel and mash.
Parboil the green beans for a few minutes, then rinse under running water to cool and maintain their colour.
In a bowl, combine the mashed potatoes with the eggs and grated Grana Padano Riserva, adding a little milk to make it creamy, until the mixture is well blended.
Add the green beans, hazelnuts, thin strips of speck and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and mix well, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
Grease a plum cake mould and dust with breadcrumbs; pour in the mixture, levelling it with a spoon.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 40-45 minutes.
Serve the pie warm, garnished with fresh herbs.