Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to pull out all the stops and make a special dinner for your sweetie. Here’s one of our favorite recipes for a perfect romantic dinner. Serve with fettuccine (or a loaf of crusty Italian bread), a simple green salad and a bottle of Champagne for a Valentine’s Day celebration that’s sure to impress.
It’s cold out there….and we’re staying warm with lots of slow simmering stews. This one was submitted to us by one of our favorite vegan home cooks + foodies-Cheryl Breuer. We think you will enjoy this healthy and easy to make winter stew!
Salmon is full of healthy Omega-3s as well as being a lean source of protein. This is an easy recipe for a weeknight meal–that’s also elegant enough to be served if you are having guests. Enjoy!
Seared Salmon with Lemon-Dill Sauce
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 2 salmon fillets
- 1 jar of Gargano & Co Lemon-Caper Piccante Sauce
- Sea Salt
- Fresh dill
This time of year—we are loving the way a touch of fresh citrus brightens up our dishes and give us a much needed boost of Vitamin C. Here’s a low-fat recipe that combines the flavors of orange, thyme and tomatoes for a recipe your whole family will love!
Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Orange, Tomato & Thyme
- 1 Lean Pork Tenderloin
- 1 jar of Gargano & Co Classic Tomato Sauce
- 1 Orange
- Thyme (preferably fresh or dried)
- Olive Oil
- Sea Salt
- Black Pepper
Did you know that cauliflower is high in Vitamin C? It’s also high in fiber and aids in fighting inflammation in the body. This makes a great, easy (and healthy) side dish for grilled chicken or roasted fish!
Roasted Lemon-Caper Cauliflower
- 1 large head of Cauliflower–cleaned and cut into florets.
- 1 jar of Gargano & Co’s Lemon Caper Piccante sauce
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Coarse Sea Salt
This time of year we are all looking for ideas for meals that are healthy, delicious and easy to prepare. Over the next 4 weeks we will bring you recipe ideas that are just that…stay tuned!
Roasted Halibut with Tomatoes, Olives & Capers
Lean protein from the halibut plus a big dose of lycopene—a powerful antioxidant–from the tomatoes means this dish is packed with nutritional goodness!
This idea is so simple and quick that we hesitate to even call it a recipe. Preheat oven to 375, Pour a jar of our Classic Tomato Sauce in an oven safe baking dish. Cut a log of goat cheese into medallions then place them on top of the tomato sauce. Bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes or until completely warm and slightly bubbly. Serve with good crusty bread for an incredibly easy, delicious and elegant appetizer!
Easy (and Elegant) Spinach-Artichoke Dip
- 1 jar of creamy ‘Livornese alla Peppino’ sauce
- 16 oz bag of frozen whole leaf spinach
- 2 14 oz cans of Artichoke Hearts chopped roughly
- 12 oz grated Fontina Cheese (Provolone cheese may be substituted)
- 3 oz grated Parmesan Cheese (use Parmigiano-Reggiano if possible
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pour all ingredients in a large bowl and mix thoroughly with a large spoon. Pour into a large oven safe dish and bake for 35-40 minutes or until bubbly and slightly golden at edges. Serve with sliced baguette or crackers. This will serve 10-12 as an appetizer. Enjoy!
This time of the year nothing sounds better to us than a cozy night at home in front of the fire. What could be more perfect than to have a homemade lasagna bubbling away in the oven at the same time? We’ve made this classic Italian comfort food easy for you with this recipe that cuts down some of the steps with a few easy tricks—so that you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying your night!
(Easy) Lasagna alla Peppino
Need an easy meatless meal for a chilly Monday? By using our classic tomato sauce we cut your prep time down dramatically. This recipe takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish. You get your veggies in—and have time to relax!
Italian White Bean Chlli