Holiday Recipe Round Up

POSTED December 14, 2016

'Tis the season for holiday parties and festive get-togethers.

Can you believe it? This year has flown by and December is always a blur, so be sure to prepare your holiday menu in advance. Sure, you have your go-to recipes—the ones you rely on year after year to entertain and feed your friends and family. But hopefully you saved room on your holiday table for some new and unique creations from our beloved collection.

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Whether you’re entertaining with fish for Feast of the 7 Fishes or pasta, we’ve rounded up some of our most popular appetizer, entrée, seafood, pasta and dessert recipes perfect for celebrating the season. PLUS, we’ve rounded up some tried-and-true DeLallo family Italian classics. Besides using them as Italian-style stocking stuffers (haha!), We love using our tasty Mediterranean ingredients—like Balsamic Glaze and Simply Pesto® Sauce, in inspiring new ways. For example, have you ever seen olives like this?

Now, turn on your printer, get out a pen and start planning your eats. You’ve got some holiday magic to make!

Starters and Sides

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Baked Brie with Walnuts, Cranberries and Olives Jubilee

We didn’t think Brie could get any better, but this decadent oozy cheese gets a colorful upgrade—a quick-and-easy idea for gourmet holiday entertaining.

Oven-Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese, Pine Nuts and Balsamic

Oven-Roasted Carrots with Goat Cheese, Pine Nuts and Balsamic

Give your veggies a lift with the tangy sweetness of Italy’s beloved balsamic. We top it off with crumbled goat cheese and toasted pine nuts for an extraordinary side dish.

DeLallo Ready Pack Colossal Calamata Olives 8 oz.
Olives Jubilee
Original Crostini Toasts
Balsamic Glaze
Pignoli Pine Nuts
Herbed Goat Cheese Stuffed Pepperazzi™ Peppers with Marcona Almonds

Herbed Goat Cheese
Stuffed Pepperazzi Peppers
with Marcona Almonds

Sweet-spicy peppers stuffed with creamy goat cheese for a tasty contrast of flavors and textures—a must-try appetizer for your holiday entertaining arsenal.

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Baked Olives with
Fresh Garlic and Herbs

Scoop up some of your favorites from the olive bar and amp up your antipasto offerings. This easy-to-prepare baked olive dish is like nothing they’ve ever tasted—a superb holiday indulgence.

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Seasoned Olive Medley
Lupini Beans

Spicy-Sweet Calabrian Chili Pepper Crostini Toasts

These colorful crostini are an easy yet elegant entertaining idea featuring fiery red chilies and creamy sweet mascarpone.

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Blue-Cheese-Stuffed Olive
Puff Appetizers

Briny olives stuffed with tangy blue cheese and wrapped up in a flaky puff pastry and baked. Easy, unique, ready to get the party started.

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Original Crostini Toasts
Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives
Feta Stuffed Olives

Main Event

Baccalà Tomato Sauce with Linguine

Baccalà Tomato Sauce with Linguine

Take your tangy tomato sauce to the next level with that famous salted cod at your next holiday feast.

Balsamic Citrus Pork Roast

Balsamic Citrus Pork Roast

A tangy-sweet twist on a classic pork roast, this recipe is worth its own celebration, featuring bright citrus and rich, sweet balsamic. (Inspired by blogger friend, Gina at Skinnytaste.com)

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Balsamic Glaze
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Braised Beef in Barolo Wine Sauce

Braised Beef in Barolo Wine Sauce

Brasato, or braised beef, is a traditional Italian entrée for holidays and special occasions. This exquisite entrée features the unmatched robust flavors of Barolo wine and a bouquet of fresh herbs.

Layered Eggplant Parmigiana Lasagna

Layered Eggplant
Parmigiana Lasagna

Who needs noodles when there’s crispy fried eggplant? This dish is a meatless, must-try dish for your Christmas get-togethers.

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Pomodoro Fresco Marinara Sauce
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Classic Three-Cheese Lasagna

Classic Three-Cheese Lasagna

You can’t go wrong with a cheesy pan of Nonna’s lasagna… so why not make your own? This traditional holiday pasta is a must.

Veal Ossobuco Milanese

Veal Ossobuco Milanese

This is an uncomplicated, but exquisite dish belonging to a revered Milanese tradition. Slow braising, a good homemade broth and a bit of experience are all you need to make a marvel out of these simple ingredients.

No Boil Lasagna
Pomodoro Fresco Marinara Sauce
Imported Crushed Tomatoes
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Sweet Treats

Torrone: Italian Nougat Candy

Torrone: Italian Nougat Candy

A sticky, sweet Christmas tradition, this Italian confection is made with just a few simple ingredients.


Classic Anise, Vanilla & Pizzelles

Nothing says Natale like these famous Italian waffle cookies. This family recipe is rumored to be Santa’s favorite, so don’t forget to save him a few.

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Italian Tiramisu Layered Dessert


A decadent, layered Italian dessert perfect your holiday celebrations, Tiramisu is famous for its rich mascarpone and deep chocolatey espresso flavors.

Mocha Nut Cookies with Sea Salt

Mocha Nut Cookies with Sea Salt

The bold mocha cookies are irresistibly chewy with crisp edges, the perfect after-dinner snack.

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