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Give your pasta an Irish twist

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Our friends from Carla’s Pasta are back!  They’re showing us how to make some easy and delicious Irish themed dishes.  To see more of Cucina Di Carla products, visit their website


 Carla’s Spinach and Egg Striped Cheese Ravioli for St. Patrick’s Day

Serving Size: 4 people

Ingredients:

•1 x 15 oz. Spinach & Egg Striped Cheese Ravioli

•1 cup Brussel Sprouts, sliced

•1 Tbsp. Kerry Gold Irish Butter

•Salt & Pepper to Taste

•1 Cup Corned Beef, Diced

•1 Tbsp. Harp or other Beer

•1 Tbsp. Pecorino Romano

•1 Tsp. Chopped Parsley

Dish Execution:

1.In a sauté pan, melt Butter on medium high heat, add Brussels sprouts, and cook for 2 minutes.

2.Add the Corned Beef and Beer and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

3.Simmer Carla’s 5775 Spinach & Egg Striped Cheese Ravioli for 3-4 minutes in boiling water.

4.Strain Pasta and add to the Sauté pan. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with Pecorino Romano Cheese and fresh Parsley.

Carla’s Italio-Irish St. Patty Green Cheesy Pesto Bread

 Serving Size: 4 people

Ingredients:

•1 x 7 oz. Pouch Basil Pesto

•1 Tbsp. Kerry Gold Irish Butter

•1 Cup Shredded Mozzarella

•1 Ciabatta Garlic Loaf

Dish Execution:

1.Slice bread into long 1’’ thick pieces, brush with Butter and toast @ 350F in an oven for 5 minutes.

2.Spread Carla’s Basil Pesto along top of bread and generously sprinkle Mozzarella Cheese above Pesto.

3.Return bread to oven and toast for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and lightly browning.

 Carla’s Gorgonzola Pacchetti for St. Patrick’s Day

 Serving Size: 4 people

Ingredients:

•1 x 15 oz. Gorgonzola Cheese Pacchetti

•1 Tbsp. Kerry Gold Irish Butter

•Salt & Pepper to Taste

•1 Tbsp. Fresh Sage

•1 Tbsp. Pecorino Romano

Dish Execution:

1.In a sauté pan, melt Butter on medium high heat, add Sage and cook for 1 minute.

2.Simmer Carla’s 5355 Gorgonzola Cheese Pacchetti for 2-3 minutes in boiling water.

3.Strain Pasta and add to the Sauté pan. Season with Salt and Pepper and garnish with Pecorino Romano Cheese and fresh Sage.