Favorite Recipes from Nebraska

From succulent prime rib to the calzone’s hefty, beefy cousin and the world’s crispiest onion rings, Nebraska has some pretty great dishes to offer—check out 11 of our favorites.

Filet Oskar (Steak with Crab and Hollandaise)

Brother Sebastian’s in Omaha serves up a decadent crab-and-hollandaise-draped riff on surf and turf. See the recipe for Filet Oskar (Steak with Crab and Hollandaise) »

Steakhouse Spaghetti Marinara

Chefs at Omaha’s Piccolo Pete’s flavor the marinara sauce for their spaghetti with beef steak trimmings and pork and beef bones. See the recipe for Steakhouse Spaghetti Marinara »


Fluffy inside and golden outside, pan-fried potatoes are a steakhouse classic—and a signature of the Omaha restaurant Piccolo Pete’s. See the recipe for Hashbrowns »

Prime Rib Sandwich

Sliced prime rib is sandwiched on thick toast under a blanket of rich gravy made from pan drippings at Piccolo Pete’s in Omaha. See the recipe for Prime Rib Sandwich »

Cornmeal-Crusted Onion Rings

Buttermilk-dipped and cornmeal-crusted onion rings are fried extra-crispy at Anthony’s Steakhouse in Omaha. Get the recipe for Cornmeal-Crusted Onion Rings »

Blue Cheese Wedge Salad

Both blue cheese and Italian dressings adorn the classic iceberg wedge salad. Get the recipe for Blue Cheese Wedge Salad »
Finely ground ham infuses a simple soup with smoky richness in this recipe from Omaha’s Piccolo Pete’s. Get the recipe for White Bean Soup »

Glazed Trout with Carrot Purée and Spätzle

Grilled trout is lacquered in a glaze that is fragrant with fennel and thyme in this adaptation of a recipe from the Grey Plume in Omaha.

Piccolo Pete’s Prime Rib

Prime rib is a beloved Omaha steakhouse specialty. One of our favorite versions comes from Piccolo Pete’s, where the meat is rubbed with Italian spices and blasted with high heat to form a flavorful crust. See the recipe for Piccolo Pete’s Prime Rib »

Steakhouse Chicken Parmesan

Meaty tomato sauce and gooey mozzarella blanket tender breaded chicken cutlets in a classic chicken parmesan from Omaha restaurant Piccolo Pete’s. See the recipe for Steakhouse Chicken Parmesan »


Orsi’s Bakery in Omaha makes this huge 14″ x 9″ ground beef, potato, and mozzarella calzone, enriched with a tangy tomato sauce. See the recipe for Goudarooni »