Salads/Sandwiches/Soups

Grilled Vegetable and Italian Cheese Panini

Ingredients 4 teaspoons olive oil 4 teaspoons Balsamic vinegar 1 medium eggplant, sliced into 1/2-inch lengthwise slices 2 medium zucchini, sliced into 14-inch lengthwise slices 2 red bell peppers, cored and quartered lengthwise 4 sandwich rolls or other bread 1/2 cup Olive Asiago Tapenade (recipe follows) 4 ounces Stella Asiago cheese, sliced 4 ounces StellaMore »

Salami Pasta Salad

Ingredients 10 ounces penne pasta, cooked until al dente and rinsed in cold water, set aside 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 teaspoons each minced fresh basil and fresh oregano (or 1 teaspoon each dried basil and oregano) 2 cloves garlic, pressed 1-1/2 cups cannellini beans 1/2 cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley Salt and pepper,More »

Carolina Golden Chicken Tender Pita

Ingredients 36 1 ounce chicken tenders 2-1/2 cups Cattlemen’s Carolina Tangy Gold Barbecue Sauce 12 large whole-wheat pitas 48 Bibb lettuce-leaves 24 cooked bacon strips 24 sliced tomatoes 3 cups dices avocado Instructions To make each pita, grill 3 chicken tenders and toss with 3 tablespoons BBQ sauce. Warm a pita, cut across top andMore »

Italian Style Vegetarian Sandwiches (Sandwich #3)

Ingredients Smoked Mozzarella Fresh Tomato Red onion And Pesto Aioli* Instructions On the bread of your choice, spread some pesto aioli, and layer slices of smokes mozzarella, tomato, thin slices of red onion and some greens. Spread additional pesto aioli on the top slice of the bread. *Pesto Aioli:Yield: Approximately 2 ½ cups 1/2 cupsMore »

Sweet Italian Sausage

Ingredients 1 ½ pounds pork shoulder ½ pound pork fat 2 ice cubes 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons fennel seeds ½ teaspoon sweet paprika ½ teaspoon ground black pepper ½ teaspoon sugar 50 inches natural pork casing Instructions 1. Grind pork and pork fat together (add ice cubes during grinding to keep meat cold ifMore »

Fantastic Phily Cheese Steak Hoagie

Ingredients 1 pound beef sirloin, cut into thin 2-inch strips 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 tablespoon dried red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, sliced 1 greenMore »

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”

Zuppa di Carne & Fagioli

Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1/2 cup yellow onion, chopped1 teaspoon garlic, minced1/2 cup carrot, finely chopped1/2 cup celery, finely chopped10 ounces Premoro Hand-Pinched Style Beef Topping, 40024, thawed1-1/2 quart chicken broth2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped2 cups ditalini pasta2 cups canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsedSalt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Instructions InMore »

Grilled Vegetable Wraps

Ingredients 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons prepared olive tapenade 1 medium zucchini 1 red, yellow or orange bell pepper, quartered 2 red onion slices, about 1/4-inch thick Olive oil Salt and pepper 2 cups Romaine lettuce, shredded 1/2 pound fontina cheese, grated 2 large plain flatbreads Instructions Combine mayonnaise and tapenade; stir to blend. SetMore »

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 »