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Italian ABT's?

post #1 of 15
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So we're making calzones tonight and we have a bunch of extra stuffing left over. It's ricotta, Italian sausage, pimentos and mozzerella.
Thought it might be good to make ABTs out of them for a New Years party tomorrow. Maybe wrap them in prosciutto.
What do you guys think?
post #2 of 15
Sounds like a hell of a deal to me, I'd eat those! Infact I think I might, the wife'd love them!
post #3 of 15
You are a genius... I have never thought of that, and now I think I might try the same thing tomorrow.
post #4 of 15
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Nice. I'll go for it.
I just need to call my Italian brother-in-law and find out how to say Atomic Buffalo Turd in Italian.
post #5 of 15
Ciolli is of course very much Italian, and very much my last name haha. I think this sounds awesome, I have never thought about smoking anything Italian. Might use Anaheim peppers instead of Jalap's though, we'll see what happens.
post #6 of 15
This is why I love this place - great ideas shared with others
Those sound great - thanks for sharing the idea with us
post #7 of 15
feci bisonte atomica ?
post #8 of 15
Ahhhh hahaha that sounds like some exotic Italian dish... I'd love to see the server's reaction if you ask for that in Italy!! "I'll have the atomic buffalo feces, and a glass of your finest Chianti" PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #9 of 15
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Served them at our friends' party tonight to rave reviews. Qview in the morning along with more details.
post #10 of 15
they sound great!
post #11 of 15
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Here we go! These puppies were gone quick. The stuffing recipe is inexact, I'm a handful/dash kind of cook. It was made of mild italian sausage, ricotta, mozzarella, pimentos, fresh chopped basil, smoked roasted garlic (about 3 cloves) and maybe a tablespoon of Newman's Own Roasted Garlic and Parmesan dressing. As I was getting ready to stuff, I saw I'd run out of stuffing, so I added about 2-3 tablespoons of cream cheese with chives. That made it nice and creamy. I love happy accidents.
In retrospect, the prosciutto was a little hard to work with and pretty salty (not to mention wicked expensive). I might go back to good ol American bacon for next time.
I used jalapenos, but I wish I split the batch with Anaheims for the capsaicin-challenged. Mrs Uberhack is a lightweight and was drooling from the sidelines. Oh yeah, and I'll wear gloves when cutting up so many peppers next time. Damn that hurts.

I put a little piece of prosciutto in each as a little touch o' love. Kinda like the baby in the King Cake, except everybody got one. hahah

post #12 of 15
These are on my list for sure - if you want a milder taste for the Mrs there is a yellow pepper that looks like a jap-cant think of the name right now but it is at least 50 % milder in my opinion
Thanks for sharing a great idea
post #13 of 15
Those look great, you definitely put more love than I did into mine. Awesome job.
post #14 of 15
Now those look good and I like the posciutto for the topping that really added to the flavor I'm sure too. But I alway split them in the boat style and that way you get two of them out of each jalapeno. But everything else is really good. I have also made then with plabanos and they are good too and really big. PDT_Armataz_01_37.gifThey are alot of work just for a bite but it's all worth it when you sit down and eat a few with a nice cold beer.
post #15 of 15
wow nice abt format ya have there i like itPDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
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