Salads/Sandwiches/Soups

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 »

Creamy Italian Pasta Salad

Ingredients Dressing 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 ounces cream cheese, softened 16 ounces ricotta cheese 8 ounces sour cream 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons whole milk 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper Salad 16 ounces rotini 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups of broccoli florets, blanched 10 ounces frozen peas, blanched 5 ouncesMore »

Magnificent Muffuletta

Ingredients 1 large (1- to 1-1/2-pound) loaf (rond if possible) Italian bread, split in half horizontally 5-6 ounces giardiniera 2 tablespoons of the liquid from the giardiniera jar 1 cup pimento-stuffed olives, coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 pound sliced mozzarellaMore »

Fresh Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Salad

Ingredients 1 seedless watermelon 2 cantaloupes 2 honeydew melons ½ flat grapes ½ flat strawberries Instructions Slice deseeded melons into 1-inch chunks. Wash grapes and strawberries, and, depending on size, half or quarter the strawberries. Toss together, and allow salad to marinate in its own juices. Serve on a bed of lettuce and garnish withMore »

Penne and Chicken Salad

Ingredients 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Salt to taste 4 ounces cooked penne or other short pasta, drained 2 cups diced, cooked chicken 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 4 cups mesclun or mixed greens Instructions In a mixing bowl large enough to hold all of theMore »