- 20 lasagna noodles
- 2 tbsp. evoo
- 1 cup fresh mushrooms, chopped
- 1 cup onion, chopped
- 2 cups spinach
- 1 tbsp. garlic, minced
- 2 tsp. dried oregano
- 2 tsp. dried basil
- 2/3 cup grated Romano cheese
- 3 cups fresh ricotta cheese
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 egg
- 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 3 cups tomato sauce
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
Posts Tagged ‘Capa Di Roma Basil’
Tonight we’re making spinach lasagna, a perfect family dish and a great alternative to meat lasagna for those trying to incorporate more vegetables or avoid meat. This recipe takes about two hours to make from start to finish and yields 12 servings. What you’ll need:
Have you ever tried Frutti di Mare? This one is for anyone who can’t get enough of seafood! In any seaside Italian city, you will find a frutti di mare dish on the menu. It’s usually with a base of spaghetti or linguine, and filled with a mixture of tasty, fresh seafood like scallops, clams, mussels, and shrimp. This dish is a bit more complicated since there are several ingredients, but it will be well worth it! What you’ll need:
- 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
- 10 ounces spaghetti
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- red pepper flakes
- 12 littleneck clams
- 3/4 cup tomato sauce
- 12 mussels
- 10 shrimp
- 4 large sea scallops, cut or 10-12 small scallops
- calamari – optional
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
Shrimp scampi is a crowd pleaser, and even better, it’s pretty easy to prepare! In today’s post, we’re sharing a great recipe for this dish that’s also a lighter dinner option for yourself and the family. This recipe will make about 4 servings. Let’s get cooking! What you’ll need:
- 1 lb. jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined
- 1 lb. pasta of your choice (we love spaghetti or linguini)
- 4 tbsp. Capa di Roma extra virgin olive oil
- juice of one medium lemon
- 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
- 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
- grated parmesan cheese (optional)
Ciao ciao! Basil is a very prominent ingredient in Italian cuisine and in addition to adding some rich flavor to your dish, it has many health benefits as well! Our beloved basil…
- is rich in Vitamin K, which builds strong bones and helps to prevent heart disease.
- has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties and have been shown to fight harmful bacteria, yeast, mold, viruses and inhibit their growth.
- has cancer fighting phytochemicals.
- is antiinflammatory.
- is contains powerful antioxidants that fight free radical damage. Bonus: These same antioxidants fight the effects of aging as well!
- produces detoxifying enzymes that help support liver function and detox the body.