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27 Examples of Upleveled Ingredients

From Chorizo Caviar Pizzas to Exotic Quinoa Cookies

— September 17, 2015 — Lifestyle
These menu items and recipes featuring upleveled ingredients highlight the affect of investing more in specific elements of a dish. From chorizo caviar pizzas to exotic quinoa cookies, there is room for improvement in this regard for every meal of the day.

Pasta dishes are given an original twist with the infusion of Cajun broth and Andouille sausage with shrimp that recalls culinary creations from the southern United States. Additionally, spaghetti infused with squid oil takes a seafood pasta dish to another level of authenticity that will transport the diner to somewhere Mediterranean.

Upleveled ingredients serve to elevate a menu item by infusing it with premium elements that have been carefully sourced. In particular, these ingredients have millennial appeal given their carefully considered cultivation methods and sustainable processes.
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Beer-Braised Chicken Sandwiches
Beer-Braised Chicken Sandwiches
This German-Style Chicken Sandwich is Infused with Beer
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White Wine Pastas
White Wine Pastas
Vapiano's Pasta Delicata is a meat-lovers dream
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Gluten-Free Gnocchi Pastas
Gluten-Free Gnocchi Pastas
Mamma's Pizza Serves Up a Convenient and Diet-Conscious Family Favorite
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Waffle-Crusted Chicken Cutlets
Waffle-Crusted Chicken Cutlets
This Healthy Alternative to Chicken and Waffles is More Gourmet
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Spicy Pan-American Menus
Spicy Pan-American Menus
This Toronto Eatery Created a Menu to Appeal to International Visitors
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Caesar Chocolate Truffles
Caesar Chocolate Truffles
These Unconventionally SavorTruffles are Rolled in Caesar Salad Croutons
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Fishy Watermelon Nachos
Fishy Watermelon Nachos
These Blackened Tuna Nachos are Topped with Watermelon Pico De Gallo
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Versatile Vegan Skewers
Versatile Vegan Skewers
This Refreshing Wedding Appetizer Contains Mango, Cucumber, Avocado & Mint
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Casual Fusion Grills
Casual Fusion Grills
The Ahi Mahi Fish Grill Fusion Restaurant Blends BBQ and Asian Flavors
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Chorizo Caviar Pizzas
Chorizo Caviar Pizzas
Stevenson Pizza's Popular Recipe is the World's Most Expensive Pie
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Lettuce-Wrapped Hamburgers
Lettuce-Wrapped Hamburgers
McDonald's Australia is Now Offering Cosumers a Low-Carb Buger Option
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Brussels Sprout Dips
Brussels Sprout Dips
This Unusual Type of Guacamole is a One-of-a-Kind Vegetable Dip
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Southern Italian Menu Items
Southern Italian Menu Items
Terroni's Menu Features an Indulgent Tagliatelle alla Bolognese
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Rib-Stuffed Burritos
Rib-Stuffed Burritos
The New Menu Items at Chili's Include Prime-Rib & Smoked Chicken
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Upscale Taco Eateries
Upscale Taco Eateries
The US Taco Co. is Taco Bell's Version of a High-End Taco Restaurant
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Exotic Quinoa Cookies
Exotic Quinoa Cookies
These Quinoa Coconut Chocolate Cookies Make A Wholesome Dessert
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Healthy Customizable Lunch Menus
Healthy Customizable Lunch Menus
The Corner Bakery Cafe is a Convenience-Focused Lunch Chain
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Vibrant Organic Taquerias
Vibrant Organic Taquerias
Poppo's Taqueria is an All-Natural Mexican Food Restaurant in Florida
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Exotic Mediterranean Salads
Exotic Mediterranean Salads
This Moroccan Carrot Salad Features a Melange of Bright Flavors
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Customizable Italian Menus
Customizable Italian Menus
Spoleto Italian's First Location Stateside Boasts Total Customization
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Exotic Artisan Pizzas
Exotic Artisan Pizzas
A New Menu of Pizza Hut Pizzas Experiments with Unusual Crusts & Toppings
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Jambalaya Pasta Dishes
Jambalaya Pasta Dishes
This Southern-Inspired Pasta is a Menu Item at Bertucci's
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Sustainable Fast Casual Dining
Sustainable Fast Casual Dining
Be Leaf is a New Fast Casual Dining Concept Launching in Chicago
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Seafood Spaghetti Menu Items
Seafood Spaghetti Menu Items
This Dish by Jamie's Italian UK is Topped with Mussels and Octopus
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Seasonal Fast Food Eateries
Seasonal Fast Food Eateries
This Restaurant Specializes in Local and Seasonal Ingredients
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Buffet-Style Sushi Restaurants
Buffet-Style Sushi Restaurants
Mainland Poke is a New Dining Concept Offering Custom Sushi Bowls
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Experimental Yogurt Cafes
Experimental Yogurt Cafes
Chobani SoHo Immerses Customers in Unique Flavors and Experiences
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