This creamy, delicious Parmiagiano Reggiano Mousse makes the perfect appetizer spread to begin an Italian meal--or serve on a party buffet. While this recipe is loaded with flavor and sounds complicated--it is so easy to prepare! We also have a $25 Whole Foods Gift Card to give away to one of our readers at the end of this post to inspire your own kitchen adventure!
While we were not compensated for this post, Whole Foods Market provided us a kit of ingredients for recipe inspiration.
Ingredients for our Savory Parmiagiano Reggiano Mousse Appetizer Spread Recipe
Makes 12-18 Servings
1 c. Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese, grated
1 1/4 c. Heavy Cream
3/4 tsp. Unflavored Gelatin
2 Tbsp. Cold Water
1 1/2 tsp. Chives, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp. Basil, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp. Flat Leaf Parsley, finely chopped
1 Clove Garlic, minced
1/8 tsp. Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Instructions for our Savory Parmiagiano Reggiano Mousse Appetizer Spread
Bring Heavy Cream to a boil in a medium saucepan. Dissolve the gelatin in 2 Tbsp. cold water. Whisk the grated Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese into the cream. Then whisk in the gelatin and the herbs and spices. Add a dash of sea salt to taste.
Pour the hot Parmiagiano Reggiano mixture into a small lidded bowl, cover and refrigerate at least two hours until cooled or overnight to fully set.
Serve piped onto crackers or as a spread with crackers or crusty bread.
Savory Parmiagiano Reggiano Mousse Appetizer Spread Recipe Serving Suggestions:
Prepared Savory Parmiagiano Reggiano Mousse Appetizer Spread Recipe
18 Appetizer Crackers (we used La Panzanella Mini Croccantini--in Rosemary)
3 oz. Italian Salami, cut into 18 bite sized pieces/slivers (we used Creminelli Finocchio Fennel Italian Salami)
2 Tbsp. Marcona Almonds, finely chopped
2 Kumato Brown Tomatoes, cut into slices or strips
1 Tbsp. Red Onion, thinly sliced with rings cut into bite sized slices
Serve by piping onto appetizer crackers and garnishing with salami, tomato, red onion and almond--presented on a serving tray.
...Or serve on individual serving plates with salami, tomato, red onion, almonds and crackers for spreading.
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