8 Appetizers and Entrées to Make this Holiday Season
Tis’ the season for holiday gatherings and delectable dishes to enjoy together. We’ve collected our favorite (and most popular) appetizer and entrée recipes. Guaranteed great additions to your table this holiday season.
And the best part? Mangia, Inc. is making it a Season of Giving! We want to spread some good while offering up savings. Now through December 17, 2021 use coupon code GIVING to save 10% sitewide on our online store and we’ll also donate $5 to No Kid Hungry for every case of Carmelina Brands® Products or Mangia Gear sold.
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So, what are you waiting for? Now is the perfect time to stock up on the best Italian ingredients for the recipes below.
LENTIL PATE ON GARLIC CROSTINI
Get the party started with this Lentil Pate on Garlic Crostini! Made with Carmelina Brands® Italian Lentils, smoked bacon, garlic, and more, this “can’t eat just one” appetizer is sure to go fast at your holiday party. Pairs well with Asti Spumante.
CARMELINA’S CANNELLINI BEAN CROQUETTES
Light, crispy, and delicious. Serve Carmelina’s Cannellini Bean Croquettes at your next shindig, and don’t forget the marinara! Dinner guests will be asking you for the recipe by the end of the night.
ROASTED CHERRY TOMATO TARTLETS
These mouthwatering Roasted Cherry Tomato Tartlets are the perfect appetizer for any party or small gathering with friends. Nestled on crispy tortillas, and made with succulent Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano® Italian Cherry Tomatoes and creamy Carmelina Brands® Italian Garbanzos, your guests will love each heavenly bite.
HARVEST CHICKEN WITH SHERRY VINEGAR LENTILS
The flavors of the season all in one scrumptious dish! Switch things up at your holiday dinner with this Harvest Chicken with Sherry Vinegar Lentils. You can replace the chicken with your favorite holiday protein, like turkey or pork loin. The sherry vinegar lentils are an ideal side dish.
CARMELINA CLASSIC EGGPLANT PARMESAN
This Italian classic never fails in impressing dinner guests. Made with Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano® Italian Chopped Tomatoes, everyone will love this sharable dish that’s perfect for the holidays (and any time of year!).
CARMELINA POACHED SCALLOPS IN TOMATO COCONUT COULIS
This recipe for Poached Scallops in Tomato Coconut Coulis is deliciously creamy and wonderfully easy to make! This flavorful dish is packed with rich flavor and pairs perfectly with a glass of wine (and your closest friends and family).
PORK ROAST WITH TOMATO, PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM AND CANNELLINI BEAN SAUCE
Satisfy your dinner guests with this pork roast for the holidays. This sauce is made with Carmelina Brands® Cannellini Beans and portobello mushrooms for a rich and savory sauce.
TILAPIA STUFFED WITH CRAB IN CHERRY TOMATO AND CAPER SAUCE
Looking to serve seafood this holiday? Fancy up your table with this Tilapia Stuffed with Crab in Cherry Tomato and Caper Sauce. Simple to make and oh so delicious!
What are you dishing up for family and friends during the holidays? Stock up on the best Italian ingredients and save 10% sitewide when you use coupon code GIVING at checkout now through December 17, 2021, and we’ll donate to $5 to No Kid Hungry for every case of Carmelina Brands® Products or Mangia Gear sold. Don’t miss out on this deal–shop and do good this holiday season!