Sides

Sides

CANNELLINI BEANS

Vegan | Gluten Free
Although popularized in central and southern Italy Cannellini beans have their origins in Argentina. Did you know Cannellini beans are a legume family super food packed with fiber, folate, iron and protein? Chef Fabio’s recipe bakes these beans with olive oil, onions, carrots, rosemary, fresh tomatoes, white wine, herbs and vegetable stock. They come out firm, flavorful, fabulous. Vegans and vegetarians, these yummy, versatile cannellini beans are for you!


PREP TIME
5 MINS
COOK TIME
10 Mins
SERVINGS
2 Servings

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Stove
  • Scissors (to cut open package)
  • Small saucepan
  • Serving plate/bowl

HEAT & EAT STEPS

  1. Defrost Chef Fabio’s Cannellini bean package.
  2. Place package contents in small saucepan.
  3. Add ½ cup water, stir and bring the mixture to a soft boil at low/medium heat, 10 minutes.
  4. Serve and drizzle with olive oil .

 

WHAT'S IN CHEF FABIO'S CANNELLINI BEANS

White Tuscan beans, olive oil, onions, carrots, rosemary, fresh tomatoes, white wine, parsley, vegetable stock, salt, black pepper.


CHEF FABIO RECOMMENDS

  • Our Cannellini beans vegan are a delight and made to pair with your favorite Chef Fabio fresh pastas or pastas you have at home. 
  • Flexitarians: Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pastas with a side of Pollo al Mattone (brick chicken) or Polpettine (braised meatballs). 
  • Vegetarians: Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pastas with a side of Barbabietole (roasted beets) and Funghi e Porri soup (mushrooms & leeks).

BARBABIETOLE AL FORNO

Vegan | Gluten Free
Roasted beets Italian style are succulent and bursting with flavor. Italian cyclists love them because they’re rich in nitrates that promote VO2Max and lung-oxygen performance. Chef Fabio roasts the beets causing a caramelization process that brings out their sweetness. The additions of ginger, thyme with coconut oil and herbal seasoning deepens its roasted flavors. Colorful, flavorful and delectable. Vegans and vegetarians, these yummy, versatile roasted beets have your name on them! 


PREP TIME
5 MINS
COOK TIME
10 Mins
SERVINGS
1-2 Servings

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Oven
  • Scissors (to cut open package)
  • Small baking pan
  • Serving plates

HEAT & EAT STEPS

  1. Defrost Chef Fabio’s Barbabietole package.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 fahrenheit.
  3. Place package contents uncovered in oven pan and heat in oven 10-12 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy as is or drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

 

WHAT'S IN CHEF FABIO'S BARBABIETOLE AL FORNO
Red beets, onions, ginger, garlic, bay leaf, fresh thyme, olive oil, coconut oil, salt, black pepper.


CHEF FABIO RECOMMENDS

  • Our Barbabietole are a vegan delight and  made to pair with your favorite Chef Fabio fresh pastas or and entrees.. 
  • Flexitarians: Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pastas with a side of Cacciatora (braised chicken) or Polpettine (braised meatballs). 
  • Vegetarians: How about a side of Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pasta with Pomodoro or Pesto sauce or your favorite Chef Fabio’s soups. 

POLENTA

Vegetarian | Gluten Free
Polenta originated in northeast Italy and is traditionally coarse stone-ground cornmeal. We like to call it ‘Italian grits’. Chef Fabio makes his creamy Polenta with an aromatic herb blend and Parmigiano cheese blended for a rich, smooth texture. Vegetarians, you ain’t had grits like this before! Lovely as a side with sauces, soups and sides.


PREP TIME
5 MINS
COOK TIME
10 Mins
SERVINGS
 1-2 Servings

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Stove
  • Scissors (to cut open package)
  • Small saucepan
  • Serving plates

HEAT & EAT STEPS

  1. Defrost Chef Fabio’s Polenta package.
  2. Place Polenta in saucepan with 1/2 cup of water at low heat for 4/5 minutes, stirring to mix the polenta, bring to a boil for a minute.
  3. Serve and enjoy as is or drizzle with olive oil and grated Parmigiano cheese.

 

WHAT'S IN CHEF FABIO'S POLENTA

Polenta flour, water, olive oil, salt, Parmigiano cheese, rosemary, sage, thyme, salt.


CHEF FABIO RECOMMENDS

  • Our Polenta is vegetarian made to pair with your favorite Chef Fabio entrees, soups, sauces and sides. 
  • Flexitarians: Serve it as a side to soak up the sauces of Chef Fabio’s Cacciatora (braised chicken) or Polpettine (braised meatballs). 
  • Vegetarians: Try it as a side to Chef Fabio’s Minestrone or Pappa al Pomodoro soups. 

CAVOLINI AL FORNO

Vegan | Gluten Free

Brussel sprouts are a versatile mini-cabbage and superfood packed with vitamin C, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory goodies. Chef Fabio roasts his sprouts with white onions, herbs and white wine to bring out their natural caramel textures. Vegans and vegetarians, this one’s for you!


PREP TIME
5 MINS
COOK TIME
10 Mins
SERVINGS
1-2 Servings

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Oven
  • Scissors (to cut open package)
  • Small baking pan
  • Serving plates

HEAT & EAT STEPS

  1. Defrost Chef Fabio’s  Cavolini package.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 fahrenheit.
  3. Place package contents uncovered in oven pan and heat in oven 10-12 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy as is or drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

 

WHAT'S IN CHEF FABIO'S CAVOLINI AL FORNO
Brussels sprouts, onions, garlic, white wine, olive oil, herbs mix, salt, black pepper.


CHEF FABIO RECOMMENDS

  • Our Cavolini al Forno are a vegan delight and made to pair with your favorite Chef Fabio fresh pastas or and entrees. 
  • Flexitarians: Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pastas with a side of Cacciatora (braised chicken) or Pollo Mattone (brick chicken). 
  • Vegetarians: How about a side of Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pasta with Pomodoro or Pesto sauce and succulent Melanzane alla Parmigiana (eggplant parmigiana)? 

CAVOLFIORI PICCANTI

Vegan | Gluten Free
Cauliflower comes from the Italian Cavolfiore meaning ‘cabbage flower’ and became popular in Italy and across the Mediterranean. It’s an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, containing some of almost every vitamin and mineral that you need. Chef Fabio's spicy, roasted Cavolfiore is slow roasted with olive oil, onions, ginger, peperoncino pepper and herbs. Vegans and vegetarians, this zesty roast is mouth watering! 


PREP TIME
5 MINS
COOK TIME
10 Mins
SERVINGS
1-2 Servings

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Oven
  • Scissors (to cut open package)
  • Small baking pan
  • Serving plates

HEAT & EAT STEPS

  1. Defrost Chef Fabio’s Cavolfiore Piccante package.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 fahrenheit.
  3. Place package contents uncovered in oven pan and heat in oven 10-12 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy as is or drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

 

WHAT'S IN CHEF FABIO'S CAVOLFIORI PICCANTI
Cauliflower, onions, garlic, ginger, herbs, olive oil, red pepper (peperoncino), coriander.


CHEF FABIO RECOMMENDS

  • Our Cavolfiore are a vegan delight and made to pair with your favorite Chef Fabio fresh pastas or and entrees. 
  • Flexitarians: Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pastas with a side of Cacciatora (braised chicken) or Polpettine (meatballs). 
  • Vegetarians: How about a side of Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pasta with Pomodoro or Pesto sauce and juicy Melanzane alla Parmigiana (eggplant parmigiana)? 

CAPONATA

Vegan | Gluten Free

Caponata is a Sicilian appetizer or side dish whose complex agrodolce (sweet & sour) flavors have been influenced over centuries by Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans and Spaniards. Caponata’s flavors are deep and layered due to the intense interplay between sweet (basil, raisins, eggplant) and sour (balsamic vinegar, garlic, onions). Vegans and vegetarians, you’re in for a mouth explosion!


PREP TIME
5 MINS
COOK TIME
10 Mins
SERVINGS
1-2 Servings

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Oven
  • Scissors (to cut open package)
  • Small baking pan
  • Serving plates

HEAT & EAT STEPS

  1. Defrost Chef Fabio’s Caponata vegetables package.
  2. Place package contents in small saucepan.
  3. Add ½ cup water, stir and bring the mixture to a soft boil at low/medium heat, 10 minutes.
  4. Serve and drizzle with olive oil.

 

WHAT'S IN CHEF FABIO'S CAPONATA
Bell peppers, eggplant, zucchini, onions, garlic, celery, basil, mint, tomato, raisins, balsamic vinegar.


CHEF FABIO RECOMMENDS

  • Our Caponata is a vegan delight and made to pair with your favorite Chef Fabio fresh pastas or and entrees.
  • Flexitarians: Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pastas with a side of Cacciatora (braised chicken) or Polpettine (braised meatballs).
  • Vegetarians: How about a side of Chef Fabio’s Fettuccine, Linguine or Pici pasta with Pomodoro or Pesto sauce or one of your favorite Chef Fabio’s soups.