5 Must-Make Parmesan Cheese Recipes

October 7, 2011

Parmesan cheese is one of those ingredients that makes everything taste better.  If you can find it, I recommend buying the good stuff, Parmigiano-Reggiano from Parma. Italy.  Its salty and nutty flavor is far superior to domestic brands. With grated cheese in hand, make one of these delicious recipes.

Lemon Parmesan Vinaigrette
A zesty vinaigrette that pairs well with just about any salad.

Roasted Garlic, Butternut Squash, and Parmesan Soup
A entire cup of Parmesan cheese is blended into the soup that adds a rich and nutty flavor.

Parmesan Crusted Chicken
This recipe stuffs the chicken with asparagus spears but feel free to use any seasonal vegetable.

Tomato Frittata with Basil and Parmesan Cheese
This recipe is a great way to use the last of the summer tomatoes.

Rapini with Parmesan Cream Sauce
Any bitter green would be delicious in this recipe.

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