Great appetizer dip for any party, especially Superbowl! Can be prepared and assembled the day before.
9 x 12 glass for baking dish
Roasting pan to crisp beans
6 oz. shredded Asiago Cheese
6 oz. shredded Parmesan Cheese
5 Tbsp. Pesto Sauce
3 cans Canellini Beans (white beans)
1 cup olive oil
3 Tbsp. garlic powder
2 tsp kosher salt
½ cup Sherry or Marsala wine
1- jar Harissa Sauce
1- jar Artichoke Tapenade (Trader Joe’s)
Preparation time: 1.5 hour
Total baking time: 1 hour
Baked Cannelini Beans Layer
3 cans Cannelini beans or white beans – drained n rinsed
½ cup olive oil
(¼ cup olive oil bottom of roasting pan)
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. garlic powder
Add ¼ oil to beans and spices. Place in roasting pan and in the oven.
Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes pour another ¼ olive oil on beans and continue baking for another 30 minutes.
*(These beans are great as a snack also. You can toss over a salad and add lemon juice over the top.
While, beans are baking caramelize your onions.
Caramelize Onions Ingredients:
3 large onion diced
4 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. garlic powder
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 cup Sherry or Marsala wine
Caramelize Onions Layer:
Add oil to saute pan and heat well. Then add onions, sea salt, ? garlic powder and cook over medium heat for approx. 10 to 15 minutes. When well browned, add ¼ cup of Sherry wine and ?simmer for approx. 3 minutes longer to absorb the Sherry flavor. Cool off onion mixture.
Roasted Red Pepper Marscapone Cheese Layer
½ jar of roasted pepper -8 oz jar drained
16 oz. marscapone cheese (may substitute cream cheese)
2 Tbsp. pesto sauce
2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese
½ tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. salt
Add all ingredients in food processor and blend well for a minute.
2 Tbsp. of oil
1- lb of turkey meat or pork sausage meat
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. salt
¼ lb. red crushed pepper
½ cup Marsala wine
Sauté meat in oil. Add meat and spices. After all cooked, add Marsala wine and let simmer for 3 minutes. Cool off for dip.
1st Start with layer of Red Pepper Marscapone
2nd sprinkle a layer of Parmesan / Asiago cheeses
3rd layer crispy beans
4th drizzle pesto & cheeses
5th layer carmelized onions
6th spread artichoke tapenade & sprinkle cheeses
7th layer harissa or bruschetta
Top it off with shredded cheeses and drizzle pesto on the top. Bake it in pre-heated oven for 25 minutes at 400 degrees.
Place in the oven 30 minutes before half time. You and your team will truly be a winner with this new famous Italian “7 layer strata tuffo.” This is great to reheated later in the week.