Entrees

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1¾ cups heavy cream, divided 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 8 ½ ounces grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon kosher salt Cracked black pepper to taste Instructions Combine 1¼ cups cream with the butter in a large sauté pan. Heat over a low… Read More

Texas Pete® Turkey Hot Brown Featuring Roasted Tomato, Bacon, & Texas Pete® Mornay Sauce Atop Cheddar & Chive Biscuits

Texas Pete® Turkey Hot Brown

Texas Pete® Turkey Hot Brown   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients Biscuit Ingredients: 4 cups flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 3 tablespoons fresh parsley 3 tablespoons fresh chives 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons butter, COLD! 1½ cups milk Cheddar cheese, shredded Instructions Biscuit Preparation: Preheat oven to 400… Read More

Hot Sauce & Bourbon Scented Apple, Scallion, & Rosemary Jus for Poultry

Hot Sauce & Bourbon Scented Apple, Scallion, & Rosemary Jus for Poultry

Hot Sauce & Bourbon Scented Apple, Scallion, & Rosemary Jus for Poultry   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients 3 lb. turkey (or chicken) ½ cup grape seed oil 6 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 2 onions, roughly chopped 4 stalks celery, roughly chopped 3 carrots, roughly chopped 18 apples, roughly chopped 2 bunches… Read More

Fettuccine with Shrimp and Peppers

Fettuccine with Shrimp and Peppers   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Serves: 4 servings (scale up in direct proportion) Ingredients ¼ cup olive oil 1 cup each red, green and yellow bell peppers cut into ¼-inch strips 8 ounces fettuccine pasta 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound medium shrimp (31-35) shelled, deveined and… Read More

Black Bean Ravioli with Chipotle Cream Sauce

Black Bean Ravioli with Chipotle Cream Sauce   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients Filling 2-3 dried pasilla or chipotle chilies 2 cloves garlic, peeled ¼ cup chopped yellow onion 2 cups canned black beans, drained and rinsed ¼ cup chopped fresh coriander (cilantro) Instructions Filling Place the chilies in a small bowl… Read More

Gnocchi & Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Gnocchi & Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Gnocchi & Gorgonzola Cream Sauce   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients GNOCCHI 1 pound ricotta cheese, drained of excess water 2 extra-large eggs ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese ¼ teaspoon salt 3-1/2 – 4 cups all-purpose flour Instructions To make the gnocchi, put the ricotta, eggs, Parmesan & salt in a… Read More

Pasta Con Frutti Di Mare (Pasta with fruits of the sea)

Pasta Con Frutti Di Mare (Pasta with fruits of the sea)   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients 1 pound spaghetti 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups marinara sauce ½ cup shrimp stock or clam juice 1 pound mussels ½ pound littleneck or manila clams ¼ pound rock or… Read More

Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Prosciutto

Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Prosciutto   Print Author: Pizza Today Ingredients ¾ pound pennette (small penne) or elbow macaroni 1 ¾ cups grated fontina or asiago cheese 1 cup whipping cream 1 ½ cup whole milk ¼ pound prosciutto, coarsely chopped ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese Instructions Lightly oil a 12-inch deep-dish pizza pan, or… Read More

Penne with Roasted Tomatoes

Penne with Roasted Tomatoes   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients 8 canned plum or Roma tomatoes, halved 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup fresh basil, chopped ¼ cup unsalted butter at room temperature 6 ounces Gorgonzola cheese ½ cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste ¾ pound… Read More

Aglio I Olio

Aglio I Olio   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: entrees Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 pinch hot pepper flakes (optional) 1 teaspoon chopped garlic Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 tablespoon grated romano or parmesan 1 serving spaghetti Instructions Heat the olive oil and hot pepper 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.