Projects filed under: Sides

  • butter lettuce wraps
Recipe Instructions: LET’S PREPARE/INGREDIENTS 2 avocados, cut into bite size pieces 1 head of butter lettuce…aka Boston lettuce 2 fresh tomatoes, diced 1 shallot, thinly sliced Parmesan cheese, coarsely grated Nonna Pia’s Strawberry Fig Balsamic Reduction HERE’S HOW WE DO IT/METHOD...
  • oven roasted asparagus with melted parmesan
Suggested serving: Serve as a vegetable accompaniment Recipe serves: 2-4 Recipe Instructions: LET’S PREPARE/INGREDIENTS 1 bunch of fresh asparagus 1 tomato, chopped 1 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated Nonna Pia’s Classic Balsamic Reduction salt and pepper to taste THIS IS...
  • mozzarella fresca skewers
Suggested Serving: 1-2 Recipe Instructions: LET’S PREPARE/INGREDIENTS 4 fresh baby bocconcini 4 fresh cherry tomatoes 6 basil leaves 2 wooden 6 inch skewers Nonna Pia’s Balsamic Reduction THIS IS HOW WE DO IT/METHOD 1. On skewer, alternate tomato, basil, bocconcini...
  • proscuitto and parmesan salad with fresh strawberries
Recipe serves: 4 Recipe Instructions: LET’S PREPARE/INGREDIENTS 100 g prosciutto, thinly sliced 2-3 oz mixed baby greens 60 g Parmesan (Reggianno/Padano) or Manchego cheese Nonna Pia’s Classic Balsamic Reduction HERE’S HOW WE DO IT/METHOD 1. Place baby greens on center of...
  • mediterranean pasta salad
Recipe serves: 2-4 Recipe Instructions: LET’S PREPARE/INGREDIENTS 4 cups penne pasta, cooked and chilled 2 hardboiled eggs 1 tin tuna 1/2 cup peppers (red and yellow mixed), thinly sliced 1 cup kalamata olives 4 cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1/4 cup...
  • french baguette with balsamic reduction and olive oil
Recipe Instructions: LET’S PREPARE/INGREDIENTS Nonna Pia’s Balsamic Reduction (Classic, Chili Lime, Cabernet Merlot) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 rustic loaf, crusty fresh bread or baguette optional: garlic, thinly shaved HERE’S HOW WE DO IT/METHOD 1. Cover the bottom...
  • bruschetta
Recipe serves: 4 Recipe Instructions: LET’S PREPARE/INGREDIENTS 1 rustic loaf or foccaccia 4 medium tomatoes, diced 2 oz fresh basil, diced 4 cloves fresh garlic, minced 8 fl oz extra virgin olive oil 125 g Danish blue cheese 3 fl....
  • roast potatoes
Recipe Instructions: LET’S PREPARE/INGREDIENTS 2 Lbs red and white new potatoes, washed and quartered 12 cloves of garlic, peeled and rough chopped 1 cup of fresh rosemary leaves 1.5 cups extra virgin olive oil 3 Tbsp. sour cream Nonna Pia’s...