Grana Padano is the best-selling PDO cheese in the world. The culture of wellness is an intrinsic part of the production chain of this unique, inimitable cheese.
Thanks to its versatility, Grana Padano cheese enables everyone to become more creative in the kitchen. Be inspired by our suggestions.
For over sixty years, the Grana Padano Protection Consortium has united producers, maturing companies and distributors of our cheese, guaranteeing compliance with the traditional recipe and its characteristic high quality in every single cheese wheel produced.
Protecting Grana Padano also means promoting its image. This is why the Consortium promotes many activities aimed at spreading the culture of this cheese worldwide, through advertising campaigns, events and other initiatives.
Grana Padano is produced in a sustainable way. The Grana Padano Protection Consortium is comitted to managing its impact responsibly, engaging the consumer, the community in which it operates and the entire production chain.
Veal Hamburger Parmigiana, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-veal-hamburger-parmigiana.aspxIngredients 3 cups marinara sauce 1 pound ground veal ½ cup grated Grana Padano 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley ½ teaspoon kosher salt All-purpose flour, for dredging 1 cup dry bread crumbs 2 large eggs Vegetable oil, for frying 4 oblong Italian rolls, about 3 to 4 inches long, split open 8 large fresh basil leaves 8 ounces low-moisture mozzarella, [...]
Cucumber, blueberry and lemon flavoured water & bruschetta with avocado, prosciutto and shavings of Grana Padano Riserva, Happy Hour, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/happy-hour-cucumber-blueberry-and-lemon-flavoured-water-bruschetta-with-avocado-prosciutto-and-shavings-of-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Preparation time: 20 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 6 slices of sandwich bread 1 avocado 100 g Grana Padano Riserva 100 g prosciutto 1 lemon mint extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper Preparation Toast the bread on a hot grill, add a few slices of avocado and season with a drizzle of olive oil, salt, pepper and a few drops of lemon juice.
Chicken Parm, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-chicken-parm.aspx Preparation time: 15 minutes Ingredients 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3/4 cup freshly grated Grana Padano 8 basil leaves, shredded fresh black pepper all purpose flour 2 cups Panko bread crumbs 2 large eggs Sunflower Oil, for frying 4 cups tomato sauce 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced Preparation Pound chicken breasts flat Beat [...]
Velvety Spinach and Potato Soup with Grana Padano Crisps, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-velvety-spinach-and-potato-soup-with-grana-padano-crisps.aspx Preparation time: 40 minutes Ingredients 200 g fresh spinach 3 medium potatoes 250 g Grana Padano 1 onion 500 ml vegetable stock 1 cup milk rye bread extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Prepare the Grana Padano crisps by spreading the grated cheese evenly on a baking sheet lined with baking paper. ... Serve the soup warm with toasted rye [...]
Tomato gratin with Grana Padano Riserva, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-tomatoes-gratin-with-grana-padano-riserva.aspx Preparation time: 30 minutes A post shared by Grana Padano DOP (@granapadano) on Jul 2, 2018 at 7:19am PDT Ingredients 4 ripe tomatoes on the vine 70 g Grana Padano Riserva 80 g bread crumbs herbs 1 tablespoon capers extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Cut the tomatoes in half and scoop out the insides, transferring the tomato pulp to a bowl. [...]
Toasts with tomatoes, crispy pancetta, thyme and Grana Padano Riserva spread, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-toasts-with-tomatoes-crispy-pancetta-thyme-and-grana-padano-riserva-spread.aspx Preparation time: 20 minutes Ingredients 12 slices homemade style bread 200 g Grana Padano Riserva 250 g grape tomatoes 250 g ricotta 80 g diced pancetta 1 bunch fresh thyme extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Prepare the Grana Padano spread by whisking the ricotta then add the finely grated Grana Padano Riserva, thyme leaves, a pinch of salt, pepper [...]
Strangolapreti, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-strangolapreti.aspxIngredients 1 kg stale bread 2 egg yolks 1 lt whole milk 500 gr herbs 70 gr white flour "00" Nutmeg (to taste) Pepper as needed For seasoning : 150 gr butter 50 gr grated Grana Padano 3 sage leaves Preparation Break the bread in a basin and dip it in the milk for at least an hour. ... Merge them to the softened bread, add the egg [...]
Chicken Meatballs with Baby Peas and Grana Padano in Tomato Sauce, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-chicken-meatballs-with-baby-peas-and-grana-padano-in-tomato-sauce.aspx Preparation time: 25 minutes Lactose free Ingredients 500 g minced chicken 150 g Grana Padano, grated 150 g baby peas 400 g tomato purée 2 slices of sandwich bread 50 g flour 1 egg 1 garlic clove extra virgin olive oil thyme parsley salt Preparation Parboil the peas in plenty of salted water, drain and set aside to cool. Soak the sandwich [...]
Mussel bundleshttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-mussel-bundles.aspxThe mussels are tuffed with a mixture made of bread, soaked in advance in the mussels’ liquid, together with parsley, basil and a good amount of Grana Padano Riserva that gives an extraordinary flavor. ... Soak the bread in the remaining liquid, about 10 minutes. ... Squeeze the bread to remove the excess of water, [...]
Puff pastry snowflake tart with walnut pesto, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-puff-pastry-snowflake-tart-with-walnut-pesto.aspx Variety: Pizza and flat bread This delicious puff pastry snowflake filled with walnut pesto makes an impressive appetiser and is perfect for serving at parties.