Bruschetta, bacon recipes from Park Road Pasta Kitchen

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Chef and owner of Park Road Pasta, Tony Camilleni, shows you how to make a delicious Italian dish that’s sure to satisfy whatever cravings you’re having right now!

The restaurant is located just off Park Road in West Hartford and boasts a menu of other Italian dishes. See their menu online here.

Find out how to make burrata and stracciatella bruschetta below along with roasted brussels sprouts and pancetta.

Burrata and stracciatella bruschetta


(For two people)

4-ounce ball of Burrata mozzarella

2 ounces Parma ham, sliced ​​very thin

Italian baguette / sesame loaf, cut into long slices on the bias

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Fresh garlic clove

sprig of fresh thyme

Assorted fresh cherry tomatoes or another sweet cherry tomato, halved

Sea salt


Toast the sliced ​​bread in a non-stick pan with half the olive oil.

Add the crushed garlic clove and thyme.

Toast the bread on both sides.

To assemble, place the burrata on top of the two slices of bread and break it apart, spreading it over the bread with a fork.

Place the sliced ​​ham on top of the cheese.

Surround the cheese and ham with cherry tomatoes and drizzle with olive oil and torn basil leaves.

Finish with a sprinkle of sea salt.

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Roasted brussels sprouts, bacon and pistachios


(For two people)

1 pound Brussels sprouts, washed, peeled and halved

1/4 cup of olive oil

8 ounces bacon, diced small

1/4 cup pistachios, toasted and roughly chopped

1 ounce balsamic vinegar or aged saba

Sprig of thyme

Fresh garlic clove

Sea salt


Start by cooking the bacon over medium heat until crisp and reserve the melted fat.

Remove the bacon from the pan and add the Brussels sprouts

Saute over medium heat in the reserved shortening until al dente and lightly browned.

Add the garlic cloves and thyme to the pan and the crispy bacon.

Continue to cook for 3-4 minutes.

Put the mixture into a serving dish and garnish with the pistachios.

Season with saba, olive oil and sea salt.

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