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.
Boston Baked Beans with Pancetta
Pancetta and maple syrup lighten the flavor of these otherwise traditional baked beans.
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.
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.
Pancetta -Wrapped Leek Gratin – Simply Amazing
I’m all about simply prepared vegetables, but every once in a while I need to cover them in caramelized pork and cheese, and this stunningly delicious pancetta -wrapped leek gratin was one of those times. I love those times. This “umami bomb” is so flavorful and satisfying, it almost seems disrespectful to serve it as a side dish. Pair this with a slice of buttered bread, hedge your bets with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, and enjoy a truly special lunch. For extra credit, after you finish your meal, call your best French friend and describe what you had. They will love and hate you for it. So, whether you make this for lunch, or use it to upstage a steak or grilled piece of salmon, I hope you give this great leek gratin a try soon. Enjoy! Ingredients for 2 portions: 3 large leeks about 4 oz pancetta 2 tsp olive oil salt, pepper and cayenne to taste 1/4 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup drinkable white wine 1/3 cup heavy cream finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese as needed chives to garnish
Watermelon: Why Not Eat it All Day Long?
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
Chicken Thighs with Orzo: Dinner for $10
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
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Roast Chicken with Fig-and-Pancetta Stuffing
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
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