Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 pounds ground beef 12 ounces chopped onion 6 cloves minced garlic 14 ounces diced carrot 14 ounces diced celery 48 ounces diced fresh tomatoes 15 ounces cooked red kidney beans 15 ounces cooked white beans 88 ounces beefMore »

Grissini Dolce (Sweet Breadsticks)

Grissini Dolce (Sweet Breadsticks)   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 pound of once-risen pizza dough 2 teaspoons grated zest of fresh lemon 3 tablespoons sugar ¼ cup vegetable or canola oil 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten Confectioner’s sugar Instructions Punch down the dough and place it in a mixing bowl. CombineMore »

Cheesy Pepperoni Pinwheels

Cheesy Pepperoni Pinwheels

Cheesy Pepperoni Pinwheels   Print Recipe courtesy ofGrande Foodservice Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Serves: 12 rolls Ingredients 14 ounce dough ball ⅓ cup pizza sauce 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped 5 leaves basil, chopped 3 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated 10 slices pepperoni, julienne Instructions Roll pizza dough into aMore »

Hot Antipasto

Hot Antipasto   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients Antipasto Bread 1 10-inch round 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup chopped onion ¼ cup red pepper ¼ cup green pepper 6 diced artichoke hearts ¼ cup black olives 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Oil 10-inch pizza round; layerMore »

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Roasted Red Pepper Dip   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 cups roasted red peppers (for jar or can, or roast your own), patted dry 1 cup ricotta cheese ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese Salt & pepper to taste Instructions In the bowl of a food processor, combine the peppers, ricotta andMore »

Dried Chiles

Dried Chiles   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients Chiles Instructions Heat oven to 225 degrees. Spread chiles on a sheet pan, spacing just to keep them from touching one another. Place in oven and bake until leathery, but not hard or crisp. Depending on humidity and the size of your chiles, thisMore »

Meatballs Mia Madre

Meatballs Mia Madre

Meatballs Mia Madre   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 10 pounds ground beef 2pounds ground pork ¼ cup finely minced fresh garlic 4 medium finely chopped onions 1 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 cup grated romano cheese 1 ½ cups finely chopped fresh parsley 5 cups bread (torn from day-old Italian bread,More »

Stuffed Artichokes

Stuffed Artichokes   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 4 large artichokes ½ cup dry breadcrumbs ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley ¼ pound prosciutto, finely chopped ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice Instructions Prepare artichokes for stuffing. In a bowl, combineMore »

Bruschetta with Lemon

Bruschetta with Lemon   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Serves: Serves 4 Ingredients 1 fresh lemon, squeezed 1 pound of crusty Italian bread, sliced into ½-inch slices Handful of fresh parsley, finely chopped ½ pound of smoked salmon, cut into small pieces ¼ cup of whipped cream cheese Olive oil for drizzling InstructionsMore »