In choosing the perfect items for your party, Couch Potatoes offers these fun Italian side dishes and entrees. You’ll also want appetizers-please look at the Dinner Party Menu for these ideas, as well as other items you might enjoy.
All flour-based pasta is made by Assenti’s Pasta Shop in Little Italy. Gluten free pasta can be substituted upon request.
Couch Potatoes is proud to use house-made marinara and sweet Italian sausage.
old school Italian-Lightly fried eggplant wrapped around mozzarella and simmered in marinara
full flavored vegetarian option. Also available as a side dish.
Spinach & Eggplant Lasagna Spirals
ricotta, mozzarella and marinara sauce
rolled beef flank steak filled with cheese and herbs braised in marinara sauce
Braised Pork Ribs with Rigatoni or Pappardelle
braised in cherry peppers and tomatoes for a nice, but not hot finish. Can be made with beef ribs, just ask.
Chicken & Olives
rich boneless chicken quarters slow cooked in a briny, herbed olive sauce
butternut squash and goat cheese under a butter-pine nut sauce
Spaghetti & Meatballs
House marinara and Italian sausage meatballs
Classic meat or Veggie
Picatta-Chicken or Fish
rightly breaded and gently sauced with a caper-lemon reduction
Parmigiana-Chicken or Eggplant
lightly breaded cutlets pan fried, then baked topped with marinara and parmesan
with Italian sausage, cherry peppers, and a white wine sauce
creamy risotto with garlic, parmesan and spinach
simmered with celery and savory spices and herbs
Italian-Style Spaghetti Squash
with tomatoes and chickpeas
with a touch of sage. No butter upon request.
layered zucchini and caramelized onion with a crunchy topping
Bulgur & Butternut Squash Salad
refreshing greens and grains salad with citrus vinaigrette
with green beans, chickpeas, potatoes and herbs
Roasted Asparagus Pasta Salad
Roasted Fennel & Chickpea Salad
garnished with feta and lemon zest and accompanied by Coriander Vinaigrette
Shaved Zucchini, Celery & Olive Salad
fresh summer salad with a light vinaigrette