Tag: mozzarella

Meatball & Spinach Calzones

Ingredients: pizza dough, up to the point where you roll it out 1 1/2 cup baked or broiled mini meatballs pizza sauce or other favorite tomato sauce 3/4 cup ricotta 3/4 cup spinach 1/4 cup grated parmesan 1/4 cup shredded mozzerella 1 egg 1 egg yolk, beaten Directions: In a […]

Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Ingredients: sauce:4 cloves garlic, minced1 small carrot, minced1 medium onion, diced28 oz canned whole tomatoes, hand crushed1/4 cup olive oil1/4 cup red wine1/2 teaspoon sugar filling: 2 eggs1 shallot, minced1/2 lb ricotta cheese1/2 chopped spinach2/3 cup mozzarella, cubed2/3 cup Parmesan, grated2 tablespoons fresh basil, minced1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, grated 1 lb […]

Tomato Sauce with Anchovies

Ingredients: 28 oz canned whole tomatoes, crushed*1/3 cup olive oil1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley2 tablespoons garlic, minced10 anchovy filets, roughly chopped1 teaspoon red pepper flakes1 lb fun pasta of your choice, cooked and drained Directions: In a medium pot, saute garlic in olive oil until just golden. Remove from heat. […]

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Ingredients: 28 oz canned, crushed tomatoes28 oz canned, whole tomatoes4 cloves garlic, chopped3 small to medium eggplants*, cut into 1/2 inch slices2 eggs, beaten1 large onion, chopped1 handful fresh basil, chopped1 shallot, chopped1 cup dry bread crumbs1/4 cup grated Parmesan PLUS more for sprinkling1/4 cup dried oregano2 tablespoons olive oil […]

Chicken and Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Ingredients: 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts1/4 cup PLUS 4 tablespoons olive oil (divided)1/4 balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon dried oreganosaltpepper32 oz diced tomatoes12 oz tomato sauce2 handfuls of fresh spinach1 onion, diced finely4 cloves garlic, diced1 tablespoon butter1 cup ricotta cheese1/2 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons shredded mozzarella (divided)1/2 cup PLUS 2 tablespoons […]

Baked Ziti

Ingredients: For the sauce*:2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes1/4 medium onion, chopped3 cloves garlic, chopped28 oz canned whole, peeled tomatoes (I used fire roasted, but any is okay)1 shallot, chopped1 handful of fresh basilSprig of fresh basilsaltblack pepper For the ziti:1 lb pasta (ziti or […]