Pancetta is Italian bacon made from pork belly cured with salt, pepper, and other spices and air-dried up to four months, tightly rolled in a cylinder.


  1. Boston Baked Beans with Pancetta

    Pancetta and maple syrup lighten the flavor of these otherwise traditional baked beans.

  2. Pancetta -Feta Red Cabbage

    Make this warmed salad as a side dish for roasted meat or chicken. The dressing brings tang and the baconlike pancetta adds a salty flavor. Add the feta, and the blend is mouthwatering.

  3. Gnocchi with Tomatoes, Pancetta & Wilted Watercress

    We use just a touch of pancetta --cured Italian-style bacon--to balance the sweet tomatoes and peppery watercress. Make it a meal: A salad tossed with a red-wine vinaigrette completes dinner.

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  1. Watermelon: Why Not Eat it All Day Long?

    Mon, 22 Jul 2013

    listed above. For example, under salads , you’ll find a Greek Salad with feta, olives, and watermelon, plus one for a pancetta -vinaigrette-watermelon combination. Cocktails are upgraded with a Watermelon Daquiri and a Gin and Basil watermelon drink

  2. Chicken Thighs with Orzo: Dinner for $10

    Mon, 25 Jun 2012

    recipe is really something to crow about. Not only do you get chicken thighs in all their juicy glory, they’re simmered in pancetta drippings, which makes them even better. Add to that tender orzo, diced tomatoes and the happy bite of kalamata olives (plus the

  3. Classic Summer Dinner: Creamy Green Bean Pasta

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    only have standard green beans to use. While the beans were cooking, I fried a few slices of bacon to use in place of the pancetta called for in the original recipe. Once the bacon is cooked to crisp, let it cool on some paper towels and then slice or crumble

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  1. Roast Chicken with Fig-and-Pancetta Stuffing

    Mon, 3 Dec 2012

    stuffing, so that you have more figs and pancetta , and less bread. Our recommendation ..... slices of whole wheat bread, 10 ounces of pancetta , and 10 ounces of Black Mission figs, so that the stuffing has stronger fig and pancetta flavors. Ingredients 1 capon (8 to

  2. Spaghetti Carbonara

    Tue, 3 Apr 2012

    chopped parsley Salt and pepper to taste Pam 1/3 c chopped pancetta or thick cut bacon (about 1 1/2 ounces) 1/4 c finely chopped ..... and pepper. Heat a skillet and spray with Pam then sauté pancetta 3 minutes. Add onions and garlic and continue cooking another

  3. Chicken Marsala

    Mon, 16 Apr 2012

    2 1/2 oz pancetta , cut into pieces 1 inch long and 1 ..... to keep warm while making sauce. Cook pancetta in now-empty skillet over low heat ..... until crisp, about 5 minutes. remove pancetta with slotted spoon and transfer to paper

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