Category: Pasta

May 13

Chef Cory Vitiello’s Penne Rigate with Rapini and Chorizo Sausage

There’s no doubt that we love pasta – after all, it can be found in almost nine out of 10 Canadian kitchens. We embrace both local and global influences that have us experimenting with fewer and fresher ingredients, as well as different taste combinations. Catelli Foods decided to look at how Canadian families today embrace …

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May 08

Sisi’s Macaroni N’ Cheese au Gratin

Any parent can relate to the struggles of dealing with children who are picky eaters. They can also relate to the dinner time rush of preparing a meal the whole family will love – and one they can feel good about serving. Pasta is a simple, wholesome and versatile option for families today. In fact, …

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Apr 26

Zucchini Pasta with Pesto

Zucchini noodles are a delicious way to get an extra serving of veggies. This ‘pasta’ is perfect while zucchini is in season across Canada. Zucchini Pasta with Pesto Ingredients • 3 zucchini • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved, about 240-350 mL (1-1/2 cups) • 160 mL (2/3 cup) basil pesto • 1 mL (1/4 tsp) salt Directions 1. Use …

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Mar 13

Simple Pasta Bolognese

Awaken your taste buds and bring new flavour to your dinner table by trading in your traditional spaghetti for a new recipe. Create this new take on an old classic, and explore why many chefs are turning to fish sauce as their secret ingredient. While fish sauce may be a surprising choice in an Italian-inspired …

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Oct 23

Orecchiette with Roasted and Sundried Tomatoes

From the Italian word meaning “little ears”, the small and delicately shaped noodle used in this recipe is a distinctly Puglian type pasta that melds beautifully with the simple and rustic sauce. “Topped with roasted grape tomatoes and grated cheese, orecchiette pasta is the ideal domed pasta shape for cradling savoury sun-dried tomato pesto and …

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Oct 18

Dig into Fall Flavours with Barilla Vegetable Penne

Embrace the earth’s natural rhythms and stock up on in-season vegetables. It’s a win-win – seasonal produce is supplied in high quantities, which lowers the market price and saves you money. Zucchini, bell peppers, carrots and sweet potatoes are just some of the delicious foods that are best in the fall. Slice them, dice them …

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Oct 18

Spicy Spaghetti and Meatballs

The fall months call for hearty meals and cozy, comfort fare. No need to spend hours in the kitchen preparing – using quality ingredients in even the simplest recipes can help to produce a dish that delivers on both flavour and satisfaction. Whip up this classic spaghetti recipe to bring hearty, rustic flavours to tonight’s …

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Oct 18

Tortelloni stuffed with prosciutto served with rosée sauce and oyster mushrooms

Quick and easy gourmet Italian recipes Tortelloni stuffed with prosciutto served with rosée sauce and oyster mushrooms It is possible to enjoy delicious old fashioned home cooked dinners even on the busiest days of the week. No matter how little time you have with the kids’ activities, work and homework, there are now options available …

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Nov 11

Roasted Squash and Pepper Pasta with Cider and Chipotle Sauce

Apples let us savour the flavours of fall Each season boasts unique flavours and ingredients. The fall harvest, in particular, is known for apples, and Canada is known for its multitude of varieties – from sweet to tart. Each type of apple offers a distinct taste and characteristic, especially when it comes to cooking. If …

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Sep 21

Smokey Bacon Mac and Cheese

Escape a cooking rut with bold flavors the whole family will enjoy (BPT) – Between busy schedules and family member’s picky eating habits, it’s easy to fall into a cooking rut where you’re preparing the same five recipes every week. Break out of this cycle with a few easy tips that will have you exploring …

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