Italian Restaurant Style Menu

You don’t have to be in Rome to cook like the Romans! My easy Italian menu starts with a delightful Panzanella Salad paired with steaming bowls of Sausage & Bean Soup. Enjoy crusty homemade Italian Bread with plenty of herb-infused Compound Butter. Finish with my decadent Italian Trifle With Marsala Syrup and a refreshing Cava Spritzer!

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Cost Per Serving

$ 6.18

ChefBear Complete Meals - panezella salad

panezella salad

Savor your garden’s bounty with my version of a Tuscan classic! Toss fresh tomatoes with bell peppers, cucumbers, onions, tangy mozzarella and homemade croutons. Drizzle with my zesty Italian vinaigrette and enjoy!

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ChefBear Complete Meals - sausage & beans soup

sausage & beans soup

Indulge in comfort food the Italian way and try my tasty sausage, bean & veggie soup. The aromatic broth is loaded with sweet Italian sausage, onions, carrots & potatoes and tender-crisp broccoli rabe. Serve with plenty of crusty bread for sopping!

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ChefBear Complete Meals - italian bread

italian bread

My homemade Italian bread is easy to make and tastier than store-bought varieties. It has the traditional crusty outside with a light, airy inside that everyone craves. Make a few loaves to freeze for another meal.

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ChefBear Complete Meals - compound butter

compound butter

Go beyond plain butter and slather warm slices of bread with my tasty compound butter recipe! Infuse creamy butter with smoky roasted garlic and fresh basil for the ultimate spread. It is delicious on bread, baked potatoes, or as a savory topping for grilled steak.

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ChefBear Complete Meals - italian trifle with marsala

italian trifle with marsala

This elegant trifle recipe looks complex, but it is not difficult to make. My easy version features scrumptious layers of sponge cake, sweet pastry creams, plump berries and a delicate Marsala-infused syrup. Top with whipped cream and berries and let it be the crown jewel of your dessert table!

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ChefBear Complete Meals - cava spritzer

cava spritzer

For a refreshing after-dinner cocktail, try my version of a Spanish classic! Homemade ginger syrup gives the drink a peppery kick while the Fino Sherry lends subtle sweetness. Top it off with sparkling Cava and you have a festive drink for any occasion!

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