This Italian-inspired gourmet pasta dinner gift basket includes everything the recipient needs to enjoy a special pasta dinner. It’s the perfect gift for someone who doesn’t often take the time they need to treat themselves.
Choose high quality ingredients to create a gift basket brimming with gourmet delights that your recipients wouldn’t ordinarily treat themselves to, but would enjoy.
This is such an easy gift basket to put together and can be relatively inexpensive too, but still comes across as being very thoughtful.
Homemade gift baskets allow the giver room for creative expression, and involve the thrill of a treasure hunt. This pasta dinner gift basket is a gift that your recipient is sure to love.
To give the gift of a delicious pasta dinner, here’s what to include:
High quality store-bought dried pasta
A jar of good quality marinara sauce
A chunk of parmesan cheese
A jar of red-pepper flakes
A potted basil plant
A bottle of sparkling spring water (or wine)
A fine bottle of extra virgin olive oil
A jar of olives (or other jarred antipasti, such as marinated artichokes)
Line your basket or box with a nice tea towel or two and carefully arrange the items inside. Don’t forget to include a card!
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!