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.
Lidia’s Asparagus Gratinate with Eggs Oreganato, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-lidias-asparagus-gratinate-with-eggs-oreganato.aspx Preparation time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 small bunch medium-thick asparagus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper ¼ cup + 2 TB grated Grana Padano 4 large eggs ¼ tsp dried oregano, preferably Sicilian oregano on the branch Toasted bread, for serving Preparation [...]
Baked fennel with sage, Side dishes, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/side-dishes-baked-fennel-with-sage.aspx Serves: 4 people Ingredients ½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for the pot 3 bulbs fennel, trimmed (about 2 pounds) 8 ounces grated Italian Fontina ½ cup grated Grana Padano 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 6 large fresh sage leaves, chopped Preparation Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
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 [...]
Caesar Salad, Side dishes, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/side-dishes-caesar-salad.aspx Preparation time: 15 minutes Ingredients 2 cups croutons 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 2 large egg yolks 3 garlic cloves 4 anchovy fillets 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt fresh black pepper 3 heads romaine lettuce 1/2 cup freshly grated Grana Padano Preparation Blend vinegar, egg yolks, garlic, anchovies, and mustard [...]
Rice and zucchini crostata, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-rice-and-zucchini-crostata.aspx Variety: Savoury pie Ingredients For the dough: 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling out the dough 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil ⅓ cup cold water, plus more as needed For the filling: 1 pound small zucchini ½ cup Italian short-grain rice, such as Arborio, Carnaroli, or Vialone Nano 2 cups ricotta, preferably [...]
Spaghetti with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-spaghetti-with-sun-dried-tomato-pesto.aspxIngredients Kosher salt 2 cups oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained 2 packed cups fresh basil leaves 2 packed cups fresh parsley leaves, plus 2 tablespoons chopped 1 cup pine nuts, toasted 4 garlic cloves, peeled 1 ¾ cups extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound spaghetti ½ cup grated Grana Padano Preparation Bring a large pot of salted water to boil for pasta.
Cubanella peppers stuffed with Grana Padano and crispy spinach Spatzle, Main courses, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/main-courses-cubanella-peppers-stuffed-with-grana-padano-and-crispy-spinach-spatzle.aspx Preparation time: 2 hours 30 minutes Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 28-oz can whole San Marzano tomatoes, crushed 1 tablespoon dried Oregano 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 5 cups crustless bread 1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground pork 1 pound ground veal 1/2 cup freshly grated Grana Padano 2 [...]
Tomato and Bread Soup, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-tomato-and-bread-soup.aspx Variety: Soups Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for finishing 1 small onion, finely diced 6 garlic cloves, crushed and peeled Three 28-ounce cans whole San Marzano tomatoes, crushed by hand Five ½-inch slices stale Italian bread, crusts removed, cut into 1-inch cubes Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 10 fresh [...]
Classic pesto, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-pesto.aspx Preparation time: 15 minutes Description Makes about ¾ cup, enough to dress 1 pound cooked pasta Ingredients 4 cups loosely packed fresh basil leaves, gently washed and dried ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 2 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted 2 tablespoons freshly grated Pecorino Romano 2 tablespoons freshly grated Grana Padano 3 to 4 [...]
Ziti with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-ziti-with-broccoli-rabe-and-sausage.aspx Variety: Pasta Ingredients ½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for the pot ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces sweet Italian sausage links 3 garlic cloves, crushed and peeled 1 large head broccoli rabe, trimmed, stems peeled (see page 9) ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 pound ziti 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ cup freshly [...]