Scamorza Cheese: 5 ways to cook

by Ale Mx

Scamorza is an Italian cheese with a stringy texture, prized for its soft consistency and slightly smoky flavor. With its versatility in the kitchen, scamorza lends itself to a variety of delicious and creative recipes. In this article, we'll explore five ways to cook scamorza, from simple to sublime.

1. Grilled Scamorza with Vegetables

One of the simplest and most delicious ways to enjoy scamorza is to grill it with vegetables. Slice the scamorza into thick slices and grill them on a hot grill until golden brown grill marks form. Meanwhile, grill your favorite vegetables such as zucchini, peppers, and eggplant. Once ready, arrange the grilled scamorza slices over the vegetables and let them melt slightly. The result will be an irresistibly tasty dish, perfect for a summer outdoor dinner.

2. Smoked Scamorza Salad

For a unique and flavorful salad, try adding diced smoked scamorza to your favorite salad. Smoked scamorza adds a touch of smoky flavor that pairs perfectly with the freshness of the vegetables. Finish with a light vinaigrette and some toasted nuts for a crunchy touch. This smoked scamorza salad will be a hit as both an appetizer and a light main course.

3. Baked Pasta with Scamorza and Prosciutto

Scamorza is a perfect ingredient to enrich a baked pasta dish. Cube the scamorza and add it to your cooked al dente pasta along with cubed cooked prosciutto. Finish with a creamy sauce and a pinch of freshly ground black pepper. Bake until the top is golden and crispy. This baked pasta with scamorza and prosciutto will be an irresistible comfort food that will please every palate.

4. Pizza with Scamorza and Mushrooms

Scamorza is a perfect cheese for a homemade gourmet pizza. Roll out your favorite pizza dough and top it with slices of scamorza. Then add a generous amount of fresh mushrooms, such as button mushrooms or porcini, and a sprinkle of dried oregano. Bake the pizza until the scamorza is melted and bubbly and the edges are golden and crispy. The result will be a deliciously rustic pizza that will make your mouth water just looking at it.


Scamorza is an Italian culinary treasure that offers endless possibilities in the kitchen. We hope these five ideas for cooking scamorza have inspired you to experiment and create delicious and satisfying dishes. For more culinary inspiration and to discover a selection of authentic Italian cheeses, visit our website. Buon appetito!

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Author: BeaTaster BeaTaste
Beatrice (for all Bea) is an Italian-born foodblogger who likes to travel and discover new flavors.
She met the love of her life in the United States and now lives there.