Salads/Sandwiches/Soups

Sausage Parmesan Sandwich

Ingredients Italian sausage links Italian bread roll Seasoned tomato sauce Shredded mozzarella Grated Parmesan Instructions 1. Oven-broil or grill 6-inch long Italian sausage links (with casing) until cooked through. Slice links length-wise without cutting them in half. Each link should be like an open book.2. Place one split link into an Italian bread roll. SpreadMore »

Bean and Tuna Salad with Radicchio

Bean and Tuna Salad with Radicchio

Ingredients 2 ½ cups canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 2 cups coarsely chopped radicchio 1/4 cup chopped red onion 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 cup water-packed Albacore tuna, drained, flaked 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper to taste Instructions In a medium-sizeMore »

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 »

Giardiniera

Ingredients 1/2 cup finely diced carrots 1/2 up sliced (1/8-inch thick) on the bias sport peppers 1/2 cup very small cauliflower florets 1-1/2 cups slices (1/8-inch slices) on the bias celery 1/2 to1 cup sliced jalapenos, as desired for mild or hot flavor 2 teaspoons dried oregano crumbled 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic 1/2 cupMore »

Italian Style Beef

Ingredients 15 pounds lean chopped meat ½ cup olive oil 3 pounds onions, peeled and diced 1 cup garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoon oregano 4 bay leaves 2 tablespoons of salt 1 tablespoon of pepper 2 #10 can ground tomatoes Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.2. Spread the chopped meat out in a singleMore »

Panini Sandwich

Ingredients 2 ounces Grande Fresh Mozzarella (sliced Ovoline)1 ounce sliced Grande Provo*Nello ProvolonePanini (Focaccia or other Italian bread)2 ounces prosciutto2 ounces avocado1 ounce roasted red pepper1 ounce roasted yellow pepperA drizzle of olive oil Instructions On bottom half of sandwich, layer 1/2 cheese, ham, avocado, roasted peppers and remaining cheese. Drizzle with olive oil. TopMore »

Creative Salad Combinations

Ingredients • Spinach penne or ziti pasta, roasted red peppers, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, capers, red pepper flakes.• Rigatoni pasta, black olives (oil-cured if available), green beans, chick-peas, extra-virgin olive oil• Tubetti or ditalini pasta, chick-peas, finely minced garlic, chopped plum tomatoes, grated parmesan, chopped parsley, olive oil.• Tortellini salad: cheese filled tortellini, broccoli florets,More »

Sausage Sandwich

Ingredients 6 ounces raw sausage meat Olive oil 4 ounces tomato sauce 2 or 3 slices of mozzarella or provolone 1 6-inch long split hero roll A sprinkling of Parmesan Instructions 1. Form a long sausage patty with the sausage meat.2. Heat a small skillet and add the olive oil. Cook the sausage patty halfway.More »

Italian Style Vegetarian Sandwiches (Sandwich #1)

Ingredients Roasted Eggplant* Roasted Peppers with Fontina Greens Balsamic Dressing** Instructions On the bread of your choice, layer slices of roasted eggplant, peppers, and Fontina slices and top with greens dressed in balsamic vinaigrette. *Roasted Eggplant:Yield: Approximately 2 quarts 2 pounds whole eggplant (or two smaller ones) ¼ cup olive oil Salt and pepper toMore »

Panino Saporito

Ingredients 22-24 ounces pizza dough, ready to use 1 cup filling of your choice, such as pesto or sauce or a combination of flavorings, such as: ¼ cup garlic oil ¼ grated parmigiano ½ chopped hot sausage Instructions 1. Follow Instructions for “Rolled Pizza Basics”