Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Spaghetti with ham and peas

4 servings

1 8 oz. package spaghetti
1/4 cup butter
1 tbsp. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. cracked pepper
1-1/2 cups half & half
1 10 oz. package frozen peas, thawed
1 cup fontona cheese
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1  4 oz. package sliced, cooked ham

Prepare spaghetti as label directs. 

Drain, keep warm.

Meanwhile, in 3 quart saucepan, over low heat, melt butter ; stir in flour, salt, pepper; gradually stir in half and half. 

Cook, stirring, until thickened. 

Add peas (thawed) and shredded cheeses, stir in ham; heat.

In large bowl, toss spaghetti and cheese mixture until spaghetti is well coated. 

Serve immediately.

Puff Pastry Pizzas

4 servings

1 lb. frozen puff pastry
12 slices salami
1/4 cup chopped cooked ham
2 onions, sliced
2 slices cheese, cubed
2 tomatoes, peeled
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. pepper
2/3 cup oil
5 tbsp. parsley

Thaw pastry. On a floured board, roll our thinly and use to line four 4" pie pans. 

On pastry arrange salami, ham, onion, cheese, and sliced tomatoes. 

Sprinkle with seasonings and over each spoon 3 tbsp. oil. 

Bake at 420 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve hot.

Mozzarella loaf

1 long loaf Italian Bread with sesame seed
1  16 oz. package mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup salad olives
1-1/2 tsp. oregano

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

Cut Italian loaf crosswise into 1" slices. 

Cut cheese into 1/4" slices. 

Place cheese and olives between bread slices.

Bake bread on cookie sheet for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. 

Sprinkle loaf with oregano. 

Serve immediately.

Veal Toast

4 servings

4 veal cutlets or scallops
juice of 1-1/2 lemons
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1/4 cup oil
4 slices bread
1/4 cup mango chutney
2 sliced tomatoes
4 slices cheese
2 tsp. paprika
3 tsp. parsley

Pound veal and sprinkle sides with lemon, salt and pepper. 

Fry on each side for 4 minutes, in oil. 

Toast bread and sprinkle with chutney. 

Place veal on bread and top with tomatoes, then cheese. 

Broil until cheese is melted.