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Savory Parmiagiano Reggiano Mousse Appetizer Spread Recipe


By on 3/04/2015 02:13:00 PM

On Saturday, March 7, 2015, Whole Foods Markets across the county will celebrate their Guinness World Record for the "Most Parmigiano Reggiano Wheels Cracked at the Same Time"--a record they set in 2008--and we are excited to join in this annual celebration!  We love cheese in our little corner of the world and we are very excited to have been asked to create a new Parmiagiano Reggiano recipe in honor of this Whole Foods Market event.

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
Sea Salt


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.


Would you like to join the Parm Crack 2015 activities 
at
 Whole Foods Market?
Find a Whole Foods Market near you and visit them from 12pm-3pm on March 7, 2015!

During the Parm Crack event, Whole Foods Markets will be dishing out plates of pasta for $5 to benefit Whole Planet Foundation--and at 3pm, all 400+ Whole Foods Markets around the country will celebrate their Guinness Record of the “Most Parmigiano Reggiano Wheels Cracked At The Same Time.” 


Since we know that you are ready to make your own Parm Crack inspired recipe--or try our Parmiagiano Reggiano Mousse Appetizer Spread.....

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About Angela

Angela is a freelance travel writer and lifestyle blogger, blessed with 3 beautiful daughters, 5 moody cats, 1 spoiled dog, and 1 very supportive husband.

150 comments :

  1. My mom's ravioli with tomato sauce. It rocks!!

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  2. I love my mother's mostacholli. Brittney House

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  3. Eggplant Parmesan is my favorite.

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  4. Spicy Italian sausage or chorizo, with tomato, peppers, garlic, chili etc. Also can add tiger prawns if you fancy it. Yum :-)

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  5. Sheesh that's a hard question! Pasta Primavera, I guess. Honestly, I love it all :)

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  6. We make a deep dish lasagna pizza that's super tasty.

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  7. My favorite would have to be my mom's spaghetti sauce recipe.

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  8. I love chicken parm!

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  10. Gnocchi is my favorite!!! It's so good!

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  11. I love shrimp with ravioli and alfredo sauce
    addictedtorodeo at gmail dot com
    Ashley C

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  12. I like lasagna

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  13. I love a good spaghetti and meatballs!

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  14. I have always loved chicken alfredo even if it is bad for you.

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  15. My kids and I love Chicken Scampi (with extra garlic)

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  16. My favorite italian recipe is spinach ravioli.

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  17. I don't eat a lot of Italian food, but I do like a good pesto.

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  18. I make a baked ziti but with alfredo sauce & pepperoni - the family loves it! Thanks! - Kimberly O.

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  19. Spaghetti with red sauce is my favorite.

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  20. I love mushroom ravioli.

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  21. My favorite is mostacholi. :) Delicious and I crave it often.

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  22. I like spaghetti with homemade meat sauce.

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  23. I grew up with the best Italian food. My grandmother was an amazing cook. I really like Italian tomato salad. Second is potato and green bean salad, heavy on the garlic.

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  24. I would have to say fettuccine Alfredo or pizza.

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  25. I love eggplant parmesan!

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  26. my mother's gnocchi in red sauce.

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  27. Spinach Ravioli in Alfredo sauce is mine!

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  28. I have always loved chicken parm. It's one of the few recipes I don't worry about screwing up!
    -Heather R

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  29. I love stuffed shells with ricotta & veggies.

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  30. I love stuffed shells with ricotta & veggies.

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  31. I love lasagna! Our families favorite!

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  32. vegetable lasagna

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  33. i like chicken parm

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  34. I loved stuffed shells and ravioli !

    Carly D.

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  35. I love ravioli, especially toasted and mushroom sage.

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  36. My favorite is Chicken Piccata.

    Patricia

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  37. I do love a good Spaghetti and Meatballs.

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  38. Baked ziti is a family favorite.

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  39. My favorite is baked spaghetti. I like several Italian dishes but this one is my favorite

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  40. Arabiatta sauce on pasta is my favorite. Throw some seafood in too.

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  41. My favorite Italian recipe is linguine with clam sauce.

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  42. Veal Parmesan is my favorite Italian recipe.

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  43. Vegetable lasagna is my favorite Italian dish.

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  44. My favorite Italian recipe is cheese ravioli with marinara sauce.
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  45. I love fettuccine alfredo with chicken. It's so yummy.

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  46. Chicken parmesan is so delicious, and easy to make!

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  47. Manicotti is my favorite.

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  48. Eggplant parmesan is one of my all time favorites.

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  49. My favorite Italian dish is Eggplant Gnocchi -- Gnocchetti di Melanzane.

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  50. I love anything with eggplant, but I especially love pasta tossed with roasted eggplant and other roasted veggies (like onions and peppers) with olive oil and garlic.

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  51. I like pizza! You can put so many different toppings on it. It's fun to try out new things, like salmon and asparagus.

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  52. I love a classic homemade meat sauce and spaghetti.

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  53. My favorite Italian recipe is Cucidati. Thanks for the chance!

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  54. My favorite Italian recipe is lasagna.

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  55. I love a good spaghetti carbonara!

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  56. My favorite italian recipe is fettuccine alfredo with shrimp

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  57. My favorite is my mom's lasagna.

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  58. I'd happily dine on fettuccine Alfredo for months on end.

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  59. I love homemade lasagna.
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  60. I make a great spaghetti and meatballs.

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  61. I love authentic italian pizza its amazing
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  62. I would have to say lasagna is my favorite.

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  63. I love my homemade meat sauce; it is the perfect compliment to any of the pasta dishes I make.

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  64. Lasagna and chicken parmesan are two of my favorites.

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  65. I love spinach alfredo and homemade pizza.

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  66. My favorite is fettuccine noodle with olive oil, garlic and spinach topped with grated Parmesan.

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  67. My favorite is eggplant parmigiana

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  68. I'm going to go old fashion and classic and say my favorite Italianian recipe is a well made lasagna. Yum!

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  69. i love cheese raviolis and pesto pasta!

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  70. Lasagna is my favorite
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  71. Baked ziti is so good. Even better when you have garlic cheese bread with warm marinara sauce with the ziti.

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  72. I LOVE a good lasagna. Or Pasta E Fagoli-- so good.
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  73. Lasagna with many layers is my favorite!

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  74. I love a really good spaghetti carbonara, its hard to find a good one.

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  75. Spaghetti and meatballs or stuffed shells.

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  76. Gnocchi in red sauce is one of my favorite.

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  77. I love lasagna with riccotta cheese

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  78. My made from scratch spaghetti sauce.

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  79. I love love love eggplant Parmesan. It is like stake for vegetarians, yummy!!

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  80. Our veg lasagna with all day sauce is out of this world good. I am making it tomorrow and already drooling. :D

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  81. Lasagna is my all time favorite, yum!

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  82. My favorite Italian dish is veal piccata.

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  83. My own version of spagetti and meatballs.

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  84. My favorite Italian recipe is lasagna.

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  85. spaghetti and vegetable red sauce is my favorite Italian recipe

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  86. I have so many favorites, I had some great gnocchi at a restaurant once though.

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  87. Lasagna is my favorite Italian dish

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  88. I love Chicken Parm! I could have it every week

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  89. I make a garlic butter spaghetti squash

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  90. Italian Mini Meatballs - the family loves them! I sometimes tweak the recipe though..

    Ingredients
    1⁄2 lb bulk Italian sausage
    1⁄2 lb ground beef
    1⁄4 cup dry breadcrumbs
    1⁄4 cup grated parmesan cheese
    1⁄4 teaspoon italian seasoning
    1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 egg, beaten
    Directions
    Heat oven to 350 degrees.
    In medium bowl, combine all ingredients; shape into 3/4 inch balls.
    Place meatballs in 15X10 inch jelly roll pan.
    Bake 20 minutes or until brown.

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  91. My own homemade spaghetti sauce, made with fresh tomatoes, basil, dried oregano, spicy Italian sausage, and other secret ingredients. Nothing better for me!

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  92. i make a pretty awesome lasagna. :) i also love making bruschetta or pesto sauce whenever i have fresh basil

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  93. Good old fashioned spaghetti and garlic bread.

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  94. I'm a sweets nut, so I'm going with cannoli!

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  95. I love manicotti. Thankyou

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  96. My favorite Italian recipe is for lasagna.

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  97. I love my linguine with asparagus and mushrooms.

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  98. I love chicken parmesan with angel hair pasta.

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