Salads/Sandwiches/Soups

Meatball Grinder

Meatball Grinder

Ingredients 6 hoagie rolls 16 ounces marinara sauce 16 ounces meatballs 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 3/4 cup mozzarella, shredded 1/4 cup provolone, shredded Grated Parmesan, to taste Instructions 1. Mix marinara, oregano, salt and pepper in large sauce pan. Bring to low boil over medium heat. Add meatballsMore »

Tomato Soup Escoffier

Ingredients 1 #10 can diced tomatoes (drain and save juice) 4 pounds unsalted butter 1 pound onion 1 #10 can pizza sauce with basil ½ pound dark brown sugar ½ curry powder ½ gallon heavy cream Instructions In a soup pot, heat drained juice (about ½ gallon) and butter until butter is melted, then addMore »

Genoese Pasta Salad

Ingredients 4 ounces farfalle pasta, cooked al dente 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup chopped red onion 1 ½ cups chopped fresh plum tomatoes 2 cups cooked navy or Great Northern beans 6 ounces tuna packed in oil 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley Salt to taste Freshly ground pepper toMore »

Picnic Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 pound cooked pasta, such as seashells 1 cup chopped green pepper 1 cup chopped cucumber 1 cup chopped broccoli 1 cup white sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup prepared mustard 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Prepare and reserveMore »

Antipasta Salad

Ingredients 2 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard 1/3 cup red wine vinegar ½ cup olive oil or vegetable oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pound rotini, cooked al dente, refreshed under cold water, drained ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes, drained, slices ½ pound fresh mozzarella, cut into cubes 1 16-ounce can garbanzo beans,More »

Shredded BBQ Pork Sandwich

Ingredients 1 large yellow onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 tablespoons tomato paste 3/4 cup distilled white vinegar 1 teaspoon paprika 1/3 cup ketchup 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup light brown sugar 3-4 pound pork butt or pork shoulder Instructions Puree all ingredients, except the pork, in a blenderMore »

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 pound tortellini, cooked al dente 1 cup cooked (if frozen; rinsed if bottled) artichoke hearts 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 cup Nicoise or oil-cured olives (pitted) 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 pound dead-ripe Roma or plum tomatoes, chopped coarse 1 cup torn radicchio 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup extra-virgin oliveMore »

Genoese Pasta Salad

Ingredients 6 ounces farfalle (bow-tie) pasta 5 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil ½ cup chopped red onion 1 ½ cups chopped fresh plum tomato 2 cup cooked cannellini or Great Northern Bean 1 cup tuna packed in oil, drained and flaked 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley Salt and freshly ground pepper toMore »

Pizza Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 pound cooked pasta, such as rotini 1 cup sliced pepperoni 1 cup sliced provolone cheese 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup Italian dressing 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 cup sliced green pepper Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions In a large bowl, add cooked pasta. CutMore »

Insalata di Patate

Ingredients 2 pounds new potatoes 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic or red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled 1 cup chopped celery ½ cup chopped celery ½ cup chopped red onion ½ cup chopped green bell pepper ½ cup chopped oil-cured olives 20-25 slices pepperoni, each cut into four pieces SaltMore »