Showing posts with label Parmesan cheese recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Parmesan cheese recipes. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Spicy Parmesan Cheese Salad Dressing

"Spicy Parmesan Cheese Salad Dressing" is great to use when making salads, sandwich, sauces, dips and dressings the perfect amount of heat to chicken, burgers, fries and more. Plus it's simply delicious and easy to make.


1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 
1 teaspoon celery seeds 
1/2 teaspoon sea salt 
1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne (red pepper) 
1/8 teaspoon black pepper


Whisk all the ingredients together in a small bowl.

Chill 30 minutes. 


Monday, October 27, 2014

Three-Cheese Macaroni with Bacon

Cheesy, rich, delicious--just what you expect in macaroni and cheese.


1⁄4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1⁄4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1⁄4 tsp salt
1 teaspoon garlic
8 ounces small shell pasta, cooked
6 slices  bacon, cooked and chopped
1 slice whole-wheat bread, processed into crumbs
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
4 Tablespoons butter
1 1⁄2 cups skim milk
2 tbsp all-purpose flour


Preheat the oven to 375° F.

Prepare a 9" x 13" casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Place the 2 Tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan, melt over medium-low heat, and cook until foaming.

Add the flour and stir well with a wooden spoon for 1 to 2 minutes.

Slowly pour in the milk, whisking to incorporate.

Cook, stirring occasionally, until the mixture thickens, about 15 minutes.

Add the Swiss, cheddar cheeses, and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.

Stir to combine and heat the sauce until the cheese is just melted.

Season with salt.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the sauce, bacon, and cooked macaroni; toss to coat.

In the microwave melt 2 Tablespoons.

Combine the butter, breadcrumbs and Parmesan in a small bowl and mix.

Pour the pasta mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Top with the breadcrumb mixture.

Bake uncovered until bubbly and golden, about 15 - 25 minutes.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Creamed Spinach

"Creamed Spinach" recipe is as its name promises, creamy and delicious!


2 cups milk
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon fresh garlic; minced
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1/4 cup grated Parmesan
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained


Warm the milk in a small saucepan over medium heat. 

In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. 

Whisk the flour into the butter and cook for 2 minutes to make a roux. 

Whisk in the warm milk a bit at a time to avoid lumps. 

Cook until the sauce begins to thicken, 2 to 3 minutes. 

Add the pumpkin pie spice and a pinch of salt and pepper. 

Turn the heat to low, stir in the cheese, and let melt. 

Stir in the spinach and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes to heat it through.