Entrees

Born on the Bayou Lasagna

Born on the Bayou Lasagna   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Entree Ingredients 1 pound Andouille sausage, quartered & sliced 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, shredded 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning Olive oil for sautéing ½ cup Vidalia onion, chopped ½ cup celery, chopped ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic… Read More

Fettuccine with Brie

Fettuccine with Brie   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Entree Ingredients pasta 4 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1½ cups cubed Brie cheese ¾ cup chopped fresh basil ½ cup olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese… Read More

Herb Pasta

Herb Pasta   Print Suggested sauce: Bolognese. Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Entree Ingredients ½ cup flat-leaf parsley 2 teaspoons dried rosemary 1 tablespoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon dried basil 1½ cups all-purpose flour 3 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten ¼ teaspoon salt Instructions Put all the herbs in the work bowl… Read More

buffalo chicken lasagna

Buffalo Chicken Lasagna

Buffalo Chicken Lasagna   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients You’ll need: 6 pasta sheets 1 pound of cooked chicken breast marinated in mild buffalo sauce Make a cheese blend of: 3 pounds ricotta 4 eggs 2 pounds of diced or shredded mozzarella/provolone blend 1 cup Parmesan Salt, pepper, garlic to taste You’ll… Read More

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta   Print Suggested sauce: Tomato, basil and garlic sauce. Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Entree Ingredients ½ cup roasted red peppers, chopped 2 ½ cups semolina flour ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup warm water Instructions Put the peppers, semolina, and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Process for 30… Read More

Fettuccine Bolognese

Fettuccine Bolognese   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Entree Ingredients 3 spicy Andouille sausages, crumbled 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 celery stalk, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3½ pounds tomatoes, drained and chopped ½ cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon dried rosemary 1… Read More

Cheese and Prosciutto Manicotti Filling

Cheese and Prosciutto Manicotti Filling   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients 2 cups ricotta 2 medium eggs, lightly beaten ¼ pound prosciutto, coarsely chopped ½ cup grated Romano or Parmesan 3 cups shredded mozzarella 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced Instructions In a mixing bowl, beat the ricotta until it is creamy, Add… Read More

Four Cheese Ravioli

Four Cheese Ravioli

Four Cheese Ravioli   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients Dough ⅔ pound flour 3 large eggs, beaten ⅓ teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons cooking oil Instructions In a large bowl, mix the first four ingredients together (flour, egg, salt and oil). Form a ball of dough using your hands, then let it rest… Read More

Vegetarian Lasagna

Vegetarian Lasagna   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients 12 sheets (7×31/2) no-boil lasagna noodles 1 cup ricotta cheese 2 eggs ½ cup Parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 cup red pepper, chopped 1 cup yellow pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil… Read More

Marco’s Gramma’s Manicotti

Marco’s Gramma’s Manicotti   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients 5 pounds ricotta 1 cup Romano cheese 1 teaspoon fresh chopped garlic 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil 1 tablespoon fresh chopped curly parsley 3 eggs 1 teaspoon black pepper 12 ounces tomato sauce Parsley for garnish 1 ounce of shredded mozzarella Instructions In… Read More

Boost Return Sales with Pastas and Entrées

Diversifying your pizzeria menu with pastas and entrees helps drive return visits by giving the guests new and different dishes to keep them coming back. Menu engineering is tough so we’ve made it easy with Pizza Today’s extensive recipe bank of main dishes that will satisfy your broad customer base. You’ll discover new takes on classics like Buffalo Chicken Lasagna, Fettuccine with Brie and even artisan macaroni and cheese. The collection also includes menu ideas for limited diet like low-sodium dishes, gluten-free options and vegetarian and vegan recipes.

Recipes have been meticulously crafted by Pizza Today staff, industry contributors, pizzeria owners and restaurant chefs. Our recipe creators include step-by-step instructions for making pastas, meatballs and sauces in house.

We’ve tapped into main dishes with flavors from various regions of the U.S. and around the world — Italian Classics, Southwestern meals, coastal pastas and more.

Many dishes are accompanied by the best food photography in the business, giving you the opportunity to see the finished product.

 

Main Dishes are Primed for Catering Profits

While pizza can be a challenging off-site catering menu option, pastas and entrées lend themselves to bulk preparation and catering delivery. Dishes can be made ahead of time and there are cost savings for making large quantities.

Pizza Today’s recipes include the most popular catering dishes, like baked ziti, lasagna, chicken primavera and chicken Alfredo. Try our main dish recipe ideas to open a new revenue stream of corporate catering and catering deliveries. Delicious pastas and entrees is a key to getting catering business.