Cooking Paste Tips

Amore Cooking Pastes are unique concentrated ingredients that adds authentic Italian flavor to any dish.

Use this handy guide to cook with Amore Cooking Pastes:

  • No need to waste a can of paste when you need just a spoonful.
  • For easy clean up, lightly oil your measuring spoon before squeezing out the paste.
  • Use as a base for many pasta sauce varieties.
  • Provides bold flavor and bright color stews, soups and casseroles.
  • Combine with Amore Garlic and Herb Pastes, olive oil, cream, parmesan cheese and vodka for an incredible pink vodka sauce.
  • Tomato Basil is a classic combination; try this in place of canned tomato paste in your favorite recipes.
  • For Zesty bruschetta, combine with diced plum tomatoes, Amore Garlic Paste, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and black pepper.
  • Add incredible garlic flavor to any recipe that includes tomato paste.
  • Combine with white wine, Canadian bacon, eggs and parmesan cheese for a quick Carbonara sauce.
  • A perfect addition to soups, stews and meatballs.
  • Blend with chopped cilantro, diced onions, Amore Garlic Paste and lime juice for a perfect Pico de Gallo salsa.
  • Grill slices of tomato and onions. Combine in a blender with mayonnaise and paprika for a spicy tomato and onion dressing.
  • Add to sauces and soups for an exciting, flavorful taste.
  • Use as a topping for homemade pizza or fresh mozzarella to infuse a zesty Sun-Dried Tomato taste.
  • Combine with olive oil, Amore Garlic Paste, chopped basil and sea salt for a delightful fresh bread dip.
  • Combine with olive oil as a rub when grilling, to coat vegetables and shrimp.
  • Blend with brown sugar, paprika and kosher salt to make a wet rub for meat and poultry.
  • Substitute for pepper sauce for a tasty twist on a classic Bloody Mary.
  • Use an ideal replacement for chopped garlic in any recipe by substituting 1-1.5 tsp for each garlic clove.
  • Perfect for mashed potatoes, sautéed shrimp, meatballs and salad dressings.
  • Blend with mayonnaise, lemon juice and salt for a delicious aioli spread for sandwiches.
  • Add to cold pasta, along with cherry tomatoes and olive oil to make a refreshing summer pasta salad.
  • Squeeze onto fresh mozzarella and sliced tomatoes drizzled with olive oil for a zesty appetizer.
  • Toss the entire tube with spiral pasta, Amore Garlic Paste, fresh vegetables, lemon juice and salt for a quick pesto primavera meal.
  • Add to ground meat, breadcrumbs and egg to make flavorful savory meatballs.
  • Stir into tuna or chicken salad, stews, soup, risotto and pasta sauces.
  • Spread on fish prior to baking.
  • Mix with olive oil and lemon juice to make a quick dressing or a marinade for meat or seafood.
  • Convenient delivery of savory fish flavor for use in soups, sauces and sandwiches.
  • Mix with Amore Garlic Paste, fresh lemon juice, olive oil and parmesan cheese for a traditional Caesar salad dressing.
  • Combine with Amore Tomato Paste, capers and olives for a simple Puttanesca sauce.