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Fresh Mozzarella and Margherita® Pepperoni Rollatini

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Total Time:
1 hr 30 mins
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Skill Level:
Beginner
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Servings:
2 Servings

Pepperoni, basil and red pepper blissfully wind their way into the fresh mozzarella in this simple, elegant appetizer.

Pepperoni, basil and red pepper blissfully wind their way into the fresh mozzarella in this simple, elegant appetizer.

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Fresh Mozzarella and Margherita® Pepperoni Rollatini
alarm
Total Time:
1 hr 30 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
restaurant_menu
Servings:
2 Servings

Ingredients


Product ImagePepperoni Stick 8 Oz.
  • 1/2 Cup Balsamic Vinegar1/2 Cup
  • 3 Cups Water3 Cups
  • 2 Tbsp. Sea Salt2 Tbsp.
  • 7 Ounces Fresh Mozzarella Curd7 Ounces
  • 10-12 Leaves Fresh Basil (Chopped)10-12 Leaves
  • 1/4 Cup Margherita® Pepperoni (Julienned)1/4 Cup
  • 1/2 Cup Roasted Red Pepper (Chopped)1/2 Cup

Instructions


  1. Simmer balsamic vinegar until reduced to syrup consistency. Chill.

  2. Heat water and sea salt in medium sauce pan. In medium mixing bowl, break up cheese curd. Just before boil, approximately 185°F, add water and salt to cheese curd. Let stand for 15-20 minutes. Knead cheese mixture by pressing together. Take cheese out of bowl, place on large piece of saran wrap, then flatten into a 1/4 sheet.

  3. Cut basil, pepperoni and red pepper. Spread basil, pepperoni and red pepper over the top and roll cheese removing saran wrap as you roll. Refrigerate approximately 1 hour (or longer).

  4. Cut into 1-inch slices. Garnish with a balsamic reduction and fresh basil.

There's Italian, and then there's Margherita

Ingredients


  • 1/2 Cup Balsamic Vinegar1/2 Cup
  • 3 Cups Water3 Cups
  • 2 Tbsp. Sea Salt2 Tbsp.
  • 7 Ounces Fresh Mozzarella Curd7 Ounces
  • 10-12 Leaves Fresh Basil (Chopped)10-12 Leaves
  • 1/4 Cup Margherita® Pepperoni (Julienned)1/4 Cup
  • 1/2 Cup Roasted Red Pepper (Chopped)1/2 Cup

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