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.
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.
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.