Compiled Recipe – Tomato Soup with Pepperoni and Beans

Tomato Soup with Pepperoni and Beans

* 2 tbsp oil, divided
* 1 cup pepperoni, chopped
* 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed (use 400 gram can)
* 1 can white beans, drained and rinsed (use 400 gram can)
* ¼ tsp paprika
* 2 red onions, chopped
* 5 cloves garlic, chopped
* 4 cups beef broth
* ½ cup frozen green peas, thawed
* ¾ cup canned tomatoes, diced
* 1 cup day old rice
* salt (to taste)
* black pepper (to taste)

1) Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add then sauté pepperoni. Stir in chickpeas and white beans. Season with paprika, salt and pepper; sauté until heated through. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

2) In the same pot, heat remaining oil. Add onion and garlic; sauté until softened. Pour in beef broth, bring to a boil, and lower heat to simmer. Stir in tomatoes, peas, rice and pepperoni mixture into the pot. Simmer until heated through. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls and serve while hot.




Compiled Recipe – French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza

* 1 loaf French bread (baguette) – 6 inch, cut into 1-inch thick slices
* ¼ cup to 1 cup tomato or pizza sauce
* 4 pieces cherry tomatoes, quartered
* handful of fresh basil leaves
* 2 slices sweet ham, diced
* 6 slices pepperoni, sliced in half
* cheddar cheese, grated

1) Pre-heat oven to 350◦F.

2) Brush one side of each bread slice with tomato or pizza sauce.

3) Top with tomatoes, basil leaves, ham, pepperoni and cheese.

4) Transfer pizzas to a baking sheet and bake until cheese is completely melted, about 3 to 5 minutes.

5) Garnish with more basil leaves. Serve immediately.


Compiled Recipe – Easy Skillet Pizza

Easy Skillet Pizza

* 4 large flour tortillas
* 1 cup store bought pizza sauce
* 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
* 1 medium red onion, sliced thinly
* 1 link pepperoni or chorizo, sliced thinly
* 1 medium red bell pepper, sliced thinly

1) Lay tortilla on a dry pan over medium heat.

2) Spread pizza sauce on top and toppings. Heat until warmed through.



Compiled Recipe – Cheese and Pepperoni Lasagna Rolls

Cheese and Pepperoni Lasagna Rolls

* 3 tbsp olive oil
* 2 tbsp chopped white onions
* 2 tbsp minced garlic
* ½ tsp dried basil
* ½ tsp dried oregano
* 1 ½ cups tomato sauce
* 1 tsp sugar
* ½ beef bouillon cube
* salt and pepper
* ½ cup cottage cheese
* ½ cup grated mozzarella cheese
* ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
* 1 small egg
* 1 tsp chopped celery
* 2 tsp chopped garlic
* 4 sheets lasagna noodles, cooked according to package directions, drained
* 24 pepperoni rounds
* ½ cup grated mozzarella cheese
* 1/8 cup grated parmesan cheese

1) Pre-heat oven to 350˚F.

2) Make the tomato sauce: Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onions, garlic and dried herbs for 2 minutes. Add tomato sauce, sugar and beef bouillon cube; bring to a slow simmer and mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour 1 cup of the mixture into an 8 ½ x 6 ½-inch baking dish. Set the rest of the sauce aside.

3) Make the rolls: Combine cottage cheese, mozzarella , Parmesan, egg, parsley and garlic in a bowl; mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Divide mixture into 4 portions.

4) Spread each portion evenly on a lasagna sheet and top with 6 pepperoni rounds. Roll lasagna sheet and place each roll, seam side down, in the baking dish with tomato sauce.

5) Pour the rest of the sauce over the rolls then sprinkle with cheese topping. Cover with foil. Bake on the top rack of the pre-heated oven for 15 to 20 minutes. You can increase the temperature to 400˚F in the last 3 minutes of cooking and remove foil to brown the top a bit more.