When COLUMBUS® Pepperoni or Prosciutto Paninos are cut lengthwise and grilled on a crostini until the cheese melts, they become the perfect breakfast dipper with poached eggs, mixed with chili crunch. These may beg to be eaten for brunch with mimosa or juice, but can be enjoyed any time of day or night.
A fun entertaining hack and recipe in one: skewer COLUMBUS® Peppered Salami, fresh bocconcini mozzarella balls and place atop your glass of white wine. For a perfect charcuterie pairing alongside your drink, this is a flawless solution.
If you make brunch plans, don’t forget the beverages. Try this Prosecco Melon cocktail, featuring lean and savory COLUMBUS® Prosciutto. It’s a perfect way to elevate your meal and a must for special occasions.
You have not seen a Blood Mary quite like this before. COLUMBUS® Charcuter-Mary features our Italian Dry Salami layered on skewers with delightful accoutrements and a COLUMBUS® Prosciutto Panino, as well as a celery stalk for a garnish trifecta. Save this recipe for your weekend brunch plans.
It’s time Bloody Mary gets her rightful place among drink flights. COLUMBUS® Perfect Charcuterie Bites make an irresistible garnish and snack in one when placed on three bite-sized glass servings of a Bloody Mary. Parisian Picnic features COLUMBUS® Rosette De Lyon Salami, Rustic Beauty features COLUMBUS® Sopressata Salami and COLUMBUS® Prosciutto, and Smoky Vibes features COLUMBUS® Chorizo Salame and COLUMBUS® Hot Sopressata, as well as cheese and accoutrements to enhance the flavors of each.
When you want something a little different for your next charcuterie board, consider a fun centerpiece like COLUMBUS® Edible Charcuterie Board. With only a half hour of prep time to make your board and fill it with charcuterie, cheese and accoutrements, you can focus on sharing fantastic pairings with friends and family.
This toast is inspired by the beloved COLUMBUS® Perfect Charcuterie Bite of the same name. Fennel-infused COLUMBUS® Finocchiona Salami brings out herbal notes in the basil, which raises the creamy, delicate flavor of the burrata. The burrata and cherry tomatoes dressed in fine olive oil, flecked with basil, evoke classic Italian flavor that pair perfectly with crusty toasted bread.
Sampling olive oils paired with COLUMBUS® Craft Meats, cheese and bread is a great way to broaden your olive oil palate. COLUMBUS® Spanish Style Chorizo Salame, COLUMBUS® Prosciutto, COLUMBUS® Peppered Salame and COLUMBUS® Hot Coppa provide a perfect path to discovering tastes from around the world—through the convenience of a charcuterie board.
Try swapping bread for sweet potatos in this tasty toast featuring COLUMBUS® Spanish Style Chorizo Salame. Seasoned with smoked paprika and fresh garlic for a zesty, spicy bite, the sweet potatoes balance the Chorizo’s robust, hearty flavor for a memorable dish you’ll keep coming back to.
Melted cheese-topped country bread, piled high with sautéed mushrooms and ribbons of COLUMBUS® Prosciutto creates incredible toasts for any time of day or night. The only thing to make the decadent Prosciutto even more irresistible is catching some yolk from runny poached eggs.
Toasted bread, brie and arugula combine with COLUMBUS® Peppered Salame to bring layers of goodness in the form of brunch toast. The mild and sweet salami with its spicy bite, topped with avocado and a poached egg, delivers a delicious meal that checks all the boxes.
You just found the perfect brunch pizza for an elevated experience that goes beyond the expected. These may feel like slightly unusual toppings for a pizza, but they are familiar flavor combinations you know and love, making this recipe a must try. Crisped COLUMBUS® Pancetta stands in for bacon as a winning match for sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, only made more delicious by the addition of creamy alfredo sauce. Top with fresh, sliced green onions and sour cream to finish. Potato and Pancetta Pizza will win over your guests when entertaining and enter the regular recipe rotation in your home, thanks to its easy preparation and quick bake time.
Salami, pesto and sun-dried tomatoes are not strangers, but they don’t necessarily make the short list of pizza toppings—until now. COLUMBUS® Peppered Salami is a crowd pleaser that shines as a satisfyingly spicy star among the fresh and earthy basil pesto and sweet, tangy sun-dried tomatoes. Shredded mozzarella cheese and crumbled goat cheese unite for an irresistibly rich combination. Salami, Pesto and Sun-dried Tomato Pizza is a crowd pleaser that’s easy to make and quick to be enjoyed, especially with prepared pizza dough.
COLUMBUS® Prosciutto is the star of this pizza, as the lean and savory taste complements the spicy, fresh arugula and garlic. Bake with whole milk mozzarella cheese and grated Parmesan cheese and sprinkle your finished pie with crushed red peppers, if you please, to maximize the medley of flavors. This delicious recipe comes together quickly with prepared pizza dough and makes enough for sharing so you can focus on enjoying the meal.
This tasty flavor combination may seem familiar. Chorizo and Roasted Poblano Pizza with Pickled Red Onions delivers on flavor: smoky heat from COLUMBUS® Chorizo and roasted poblano peppers, combined with mild cojita cheese and tangy pickled red onions and fresh cilantro reminiscent of a stuffed pepper. Reimagined as pizza, this equally irresistible recipe comes together quickly if you opt for prepared pizza dough.
For an upgrade to a classic sausage and hot pepper combination, consider Italian Dry Salami, Hot Cherry Peppers and Red Onion Pizza. A few simple ingredients come together for a powerhouse of flavors and textures in this recipe. Layered with fresh mozzarella and baked at an extra hot temperature to ensure the perfect crust texture, this pizza is sure to become a part of your regular rotation. Don’t forget to finish with grated Parmesan cheese before serving and digging in for that first satisfying taste.
There is not much better than a sweet and spicy pizza. Consider the pie starting with from-scratch Neapolitan Pizza Dough and a quick sauce you can make with a few ingredients and you’re guaranteed a special pizza from the first bite. COLUMBUS® Hot Sopressata Salami, sliced red onion, jalapeno peppers, hot chili oil and honey come together for an unparalleled taste sensation that will win you fans and admirers if you share this dish. Topped with whole milk mozzarella and baked at an extra hot temperature to ensure a delicious texture on the crust, Hot Sopressata, Red Onion and Jalapeno Pizza with Hot Chili Oil and Honey is a game changer.
There are plenty of times when pasta salad is the perfect dish to share, and unusual takes on this favorite dish are always worth trying. Bow-tie pasta, topped with strips of pleasantly spicy COLUMBUS® Hot Sopressata Salami, marinated artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, toasted pine nuts, shaved Parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves lend zing, complementary textures and a delightful nutty taste. The recipe’s dressing takes this to a new level of delicious: marinara sauce joins with red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, crushed red pepper and more to fulfill your cold pasta cravings. Turn to Zesty Italian Pasta Salad COLUMBUS® Hot Sopressata any time of year, but especially when a warm pasta dish is off the table.
COLUMBUS® Finocchiona Salame’s sweet fennel flavor, with hints of garlic and sherry wine create a taste that’s both mellow and distinct in this pasta salad. This recipe takes that delicious fennel taste one step further by incorporating finely chopped fresh fennel bulb, as well as celery, cornichons, capers and chopped herbs. The dressing, composed of mayonnaise and apple cider vinegar, lends a rich finish that ties the entire dish together. Creamy Pasta Salad with COLUMBUS® Finocchiona Salame is perfect for entertaining a crowd and bringing loved ones together around your table.
If you love charcuterie and antipasto, this recipe is a must. Antipasto Salad will double as a quick and delicious one bowl meal or deliver as the perfect start or conclusion to your meal for a crowd. It’s fully loaded with all the goods: romaine lettuce, radicchio, baby arugula, grape tomatoes, yellow bell pepper, cucumbers, bocconcini mozzarella balls, COLUMBUS® Italian Dry Salami, black olives, pepperoncini, Parmesan cheese, marinated red onions, basil. This salad satisfies charcuterie cravings and checks all the boxes for a filling meal.
When life hands you not-quite-ripe tomatoes, make Fried Green Tomatoes with Prosciutto and Lemon Aioli. A perfect dish for entertaining, this fresh take on an old favorite will delight your tastebuds thanks to lean and savory COLUMBUS® Prosciutto, nutty pecorino Romano cheese, peppery arugula, and bright lemon aioli. The beautiful presentation makes this dish irresistible for sharing with loved ones around a table filled with other seasonal eats.
Name a more crowd-pleasing summer dish than a burrata salad with seasonal fruit. Add ribbons of torn COLUMBUS® Prosciutto, plus peach wedges in addition to heirloom tomatoes, and the rich burrata cheese and bright fresh herbs will sing. Enter Prosciutto, Heirloom Tomato, Peach and Burrata Salad. Our lean and savory Prosciutto makes it a perfect dish for any time of year, especially when ripe produce is readily available.
Risotto with COLUMBUS® Calabrese Salami and Mushrooms looks and smells as delicious as it tastes. Elevating a classic mushroom risotto recipe with COLUMBUS® Calabrese Salami means added flavors of crushed red pepper and red bell peppers with a spicy finish. Grated Parmesan cheese provides the perfect complement to ensure this dish delivers on creamy, rich goodness.
A favorite flavor profile can be found in this seafood recipe that requires just 15 minutes of prep time. Seasoned with smoked paprika and fresh garlic for a zesty, spicy bite, COLUMBUS® Chorizo melds with buttery garlic, shallots and crushed red peppers for a delightful base to which clams and white wine are added. Combined with linguine, finished with bright lemon juice and fresh parsley, Linguine with Clams and COLUMBUS® Chorizo guarantees you a fresh and exciting new dish in your meal rotation.
COLUMBUS® Genoa Salami and fresh summer squash unite with garganelli pasta to make an appetizing meal perfect any time of year, but ideal for seasonal fresh produce. Garlic, oregano and sun-dried tomatoes provide a balance of spice and sweet, while ricotta cheese and Parmesan cheese create a rich, creamy sauce to bring all the ingredients together. Prepare Pasta with Summer Squash, COLUMBUS® Genoa Salami and Ricotta for a summer weeknight meal that’s light on prep and gives plenty of flavor.
When pasta is the answer, consider reaching for COLUMBUS® Prosciutto and bucatini for a satisfying meal that’s ready in a half hour. Ribbons of sweet asparagus mingle with spicy garlic and crushed red peppers, while nutty parmesan offers an irresistible richness to the pasta. Our lean Prosciutto provides a savory flavor that blends perfectly with bright herbs to complete the dish.
When a hoagie-style sandwich is the only meal that will satisfy, make a COLUMBUS® Italian Sandwich. Piled high on Italian rolls or baguettes to suit your taste, COLUMBUS® Black Forest Ham, COLUMBUS® Genoa Salami and COLUMBUS® Hot Coppa pair well with the mild provolone and tangy giardiniera to please your tastebuds.
No one can resist Pasta Carbonara, but it’s fun to experiment with a classic. COLUMBUS® Italian Dry Salami Pasta Carbonara features crispy salami alongside all the traditional elements: spaghetti, eggs, Parmesan cheese and Pecorino cheese. This creamy and rich dish is an instant favorite with salami lovers.
A dirty martini featuring COLUMBUS® Cacciatore Salami is sure to spice up your party. An ideal garnish for this classic cocktail with olives, gin or vodka, and dry vermouth, it adds a fun conversation starter among charcuterie loving company.
With only 15 minutes of prep time, this pasta recipe is an easy meal to make at home any night of the week. COLUMBUS® Pancetta and Creamy Leek Pappardelle features golden brown and crispy diced COLUMBUS® Pancetta sprinkled upon sautéed caramelized, tender leeks, combined with heavy cream and thyme to unite the flavors in perfect harmony. As a dish that’s sure to delight a wide range of tastes, keep this recipe handy because it won’t keep you from enjoying your dinner guests.
If you’re craving a grilled cheese sandwich, but want to up the ante, consider our Grown Up Grilled Cheese with COLUMBUS® Prosciutto, fontina cheese and goat cheese on rustic whole gain bread. Our lean and savory Prosciutto is an irresistible complement for fontina and goat cheeses, while the buttery toasted bread adds to the richness of the ingredients. There’s not much better than a fancy grilled cheese sandwich.
Italian Paninos featuring COLUMBUS® Prosciutto are a great answer to any craving. Layered atop focaccia spread with truffle aioli, our prosciutto finds good company in pecorino cheese, tomato and arugula. They are a cinch to prepare and travel well for picnics or meals on the go.
Have you ever seen a more tempting grilled cheese sandwich? This Salami & Pickle Grilled Cheese featuring COLUMBUS® Italian Dry Salami, mozzarella cheese, provolone cheese and pickles comes together in minutes so you can dig in to enjoy.
Our flavorful Pancetta takes breakfast and brunch to a new level of delicious. Featuring jammy soft boiled eggs on a bed of creamy whipped ricotta cheese, COLUMBUS® Pancetta with Whipped Ricotta and Eggs brings together unique ingredients to illustrate that excellent food need not be complicated. Garlic chili oil and fresh parsley finish this perfect meal for any time of day.
Ricotta toast has found its true match in COLUMBUS® Prosciutto. Sour cherry jam complements the lean and savory Prosciutto for a meal that’s as simple as it is delicious. Bonus points: it looks beautiful too.
Level up your pork tenderloin with COLUMBUS® Pancetta and take all the credit. Dijon mustard, fresh sage and Pancetta unite to change the flavor of pork tenderloin in the best way, with easy preparation and straightforward cooking on a grill.
Reach for COLUMBUS® Pancetta to elevate filet mignons with little effort. Affectionately known as Italian bacon, the Pancetta brings out the best in whatever it accompanies—in this case, transforming steaks from ordinary to be memorable.
Classic grilled chicken gets a serious upgrade when wrapped in COLUMBUS® Prosciutto. The lean and savory Prosciutto locks in the flavor of the chicken, while a lemon butter sauce finishes the dish with a timeless taste profile that appeals to everyone.
You’ve never had Shakshuka quite like this. With the addition of COLUMBUS® Hot Sopressata Salami, we reimagined this brunch favorite so you can enjoy an irresistibly spicy, one skillet meal any time of day or night.
Baked polenta gets an upgrade thanks to COLUMBUS® Genoa Salame. A perfect complement to smooth and silky eggs and fontina cheese, the aromatic and soft salame is spread throughout the polenta and tops the casserole, balanced by a hearty helping of freshness from baby kale and basil.