Italian Veggie Cafe Meal

Want a delicious way to get the recommended daily servings of vegetables? Try my innovative & delicious Veggie Café Menu! Start with a savory Veggie Antipasto and homemade Focaccia with Tangerine & Calabrian Chilies. Enjoy Italian-style Veggie Minestrone and save room for a sweet dish of Limoncello Granita. Quench your thirst with my refreshing Campari with Rye Negroni!

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Cost Per Serving

$ 8.23

ChefBear Complete Meals - vegetarian antipasti

vegetarian antipasti

No authentic Italian-style meal would be complete without a savory antipasti dish for starters. My quick & easy version includes Italian standards like briny olives, zesty peppers, marinated mushroom & marinated artichoke hearts. Toss it with Italian dressing & top it with a few capers and shredded mozzarella.

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ChefBear Complete Meals - winter minestrone

winter minestrone

On a chilly winter day, warm up your kitchen and palate with a comforting bowl of Italian-style minestrone. The well-seasoned broth is chock full of tomatoes, cabbage, white beans and hearty bow-tie pasta. Make a double batch of this delicious soup to freeze for another meal!

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ChefBear Complete Meals - focaccia with tangerines & calabrian chilies

focaccia with tangerines & calabrian chilies

Focaccia is a delightful Italian flatbread that is easy to make from scratch. My simple version only requires a few essential pantry ingredients to make warm, tasty focaccia with the sweetness of tangerines and a kick of Calabrian chilies. This yummy bread is an ideal pairing with salad, soup, or for a savory snack.

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ChefBear Complete Meals - limoncello granitia

limoncello granitia

After a spicy dinner, cool your taste buds with this delightful Italian-style granitia. It is infused with tart limoncello liqueur and fresh lemon juice in a creamy mascarpone base. This smart dessert recipe does not even require an ice cream freezer for tasty results!

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ChefBear Complete Meals - the bitter rye

the bitter rye

If you revel in sweet & bitter flavored cocktails like I do, you will love this quick & easy recipe. The sublime citrusy bitterness of Campari is an ideal complement to the sweet, earthy high notes of vermouth. Mix them with rye whiskey and you have an elevated cocktail that your guests will enjoy.

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