PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Cicala at the Divine Lorraine is closed temporarily due to the pandemic but throughout the month of March, chef/owners Angela and Joe Cicala are sharing recipes you can make at home.

It’s a partnership with the new Portofino Italian-style tuna.

Enter for a chance to win Portofino products + a $50 gift card to Cicala at the Divine Lorraine.
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Caponata Alla Napoletana (Neapolitan-style Panzanella Salad) — Serves 4

Dressing ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch of red pepper flake

Salad ingredients:

  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 2 stalks of celery, sliced
  • 2 cups of diced rustic bread
  • salt & cracked black pepper to taste


+ Whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano and red pepper flake.
+ Season with salt and pepper.
+ Set aside.
+ In a large bowl, add the tomatoes, olives, onion, celery, cucumber, and basil.
+ Pour the dressing over the mixture and toss until fully incorporated.
+ Season with salt and pepper to taste.
+ Add the diced rustic bread and toss again.

+ Refrigerate for 30m or until the bread has soaked up the juice from the tomatoes and dressing. Place on a serving platter and crumble the Portofino tuna over the top.

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You can find Portofino in the canned tuna aisle at your Acme, ShopRite or Weis Markets. It’s also available online at Amazon.

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