Italian Dinner Party Menu

Anchored with an earthy, veggie lasagna, this 5-course meal will have your guests crying, "Delizioso!"

Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna with Tricolore Salad With Parmesan and Garlic Bread
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The starter is store-bought, and the rest of the spread can be finished earlier in the day. Prego.

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The Menu

Lasagna party table spread
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—Antipasto platter

—Mushroom and spinach lasagna

—Tricolore salad with parmesan

—Garlic bread

—Olive oil cake with vanilla oranges

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Antipasto Platter

Antipasto Platter
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Assemble an assortment of meats, cheeses, and marinated vegetables for an elegant, no-cook appetizer in minutes.

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Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna
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Roasting the mushrooms brings out their earthy, woodsy flavors and adds extra depth to this baked lasagna.

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Tricolore Salad With Parmesan

Tricolore Salad With Parmesan
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This simple salad pairs radicchio, arugula, and endive with a honey-mustard vinaigrette.

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Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread
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Turn a plain baguette into a must-have side with some butter, chopped garlic, and fresh parsley.

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Olive Oil Cake With Vanilla Oranges

Olive Oil Cake With Vanilla Oranges
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A not-too-sweet cake flavored with olive oil gets finished with vanilla-infused orange segments and rich cream.

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