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Blueberry crostata on a pizza stone

Easy Blueberry Rustic Crostata (or Galette) Recipe

  • Author: Nina Hendrick
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x


This crostata or galette is made using fresh blueberries and a flaky pie crust.



Crust Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (plus more for dusting)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • ¾ cup cold butter (sliced)
  • 67 tbsp ice water

Blueberry Filling Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • juice of 1 medium lemon
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg (whisked)
  • 1 tsp coarse sugar (for garnish)


Pie Crust Instructions

  1. In a food processor, pulse together flour, salt, and sugar to blend.
  2. Add slices of butter and pulse until crumbles form.
  3. Intermittently add teaspoons of ice water and pulse until a dough ball has formed.
  4. Flatten the dough ball into a disc, wrap in plastic, and refrigerate for an hour or longer.

Blueberry Crostata Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare cookie sheet with wax paper and flour, or flour pizza stone.
  2. Roll out pie crust onto flour until it's approximately 1/8" thick.
  3. In a separate bowl combine blueberries, lemon juice, lemon zest, flour, and cinnamon.
  4. Spoon blueberry filling to center of pie crust, leaving 2" around the perimeter.
  5. Fold over perimeter, pressing to seal at corners.
  6. Brush perimeter generously with egg wash.
  7. Garnish egg wash with coarse sugar.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes, or until crust is crispy and golden.
  9. Slice pizza-style and serve a la mode and/or with a dollop of whipped cream.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American