Popular Italian Cuisine Recipes

Hearty, flavorful Italian cuisine is one of Europe's oldest, with roots back to 4th century BC. Exploration of the New World brought foods to Italy that are now recipe hallmarks, including pasta, tomatoes, and potatoes.

Three-in-One Primavera

Start with pasta and fresh vegetables, then pick the sauce that fits your mood: lemon-basil, creamy Parmesn or peppercorn-ranch.

From Midwest Living

Three-in-One Primavera

Pork Stew with Gremolata

From Better Homes and Gardens

Pork Stew with Gremolata

Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables

Balsamic vinegar, with its hallmark dark color, syrupy body, and slight sweetness, brings a wonderful out-of-the-ordinary touch to any recipe.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables

Fettuccine Alfredo

An Italian pasta favorite with a traditional creamy white sauce that blends Parmesan cheese and whipped cream.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Fettuccine Alfredo

Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich Stacks

From Diabetic Living

Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich Stacks

Polenta with Ground Beef Ragout

From Diabetic Living

Polenta with Ground Beef Ragout

Chocolate and Vanilla Red Velvet Cake

Decadent chocolate ganache perfectly coats this incredible red velvet cake, while a lightly tangy mascarpone and vanilla bean filling adds texture and phenomenal flavor. Mascarpone cheese -- the Italian version of what we know as cream cheese -- can be found in the specialty cheese section of your supermarket, often sold in 8 oz. tubs.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Chocolate and Vanilla Red Velvet Cake

Chocolate-Cranberry Biscotti

To make these Italian cookies more of a dessert, drizzle them with icing.

From Midwest Living

Chocolate-Cranberry Biscotti

Sausage and Spinach Skillet Pizza

Pizza toppings, including sausage, spinach and mozzarella, get highlighted on a perfectly-crisp pizza crust.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Sausage and Spinach Skillet Pizza

Italian Cornmeal-Apricot Cookies

Soft and chewy cornmeal-apricot cookies get a dose of crunch from pine nuts sprinkled on top.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Italian Cornmeal-Apricot Cookies

Mushroom Sausage and Whole Grain Soup

Not much is more comforting on a cold or rainy day than a big bowl of slow cooked sausage and vegetable soup.

From Family Circle

Mushroom Sausage and Whole Grain Soup

Mile-High Meatless Lasagna Pie

This layered beauty is stacked with fresh vegetables, baby greens, aromatic herbs, three kinds of Italian cheeses, and a rich, hearty tomato-basil sauce. It's ideal for a special-occasion dinner.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Mile-High Meatless Lasagna Pie

Minestrone With Turkey Meatballs and Escarole

From Fitness

Minestrone With Turkey Meatballs and Escarole

Meatballs in Tomato-Wine Sauce

Cumin and nutmeg spice these ground beef and pork appetizer meatballs.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Meatballs in Tomato-Wine Sauce

Meatball Sandwich

Meatballs, sweet peppers, and sauce are put in a whole grain bun then topped with cheese for this quick dinner sandwich.

From Fitness

Meatball Sandwich

Linguine with Clam Sauce

Don't be fooled by the low calories and 30-minute preparation time. This clam, pepper, and pasta recipe is loaded with flavor.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Linguine with Clam Sauce

Lemony Caesar Salad

For food safety, cook the egg called for in this salad--a recipe change from traditional Caesar salads, which call for raw egg.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Lemony Caesar Salad

Layers of Lasagna

Layers of ground beef, tomatoes, pasta, and creamy ricotta cheese make up this popular casserole that's as good to serve at home as it is to tote to a potluck. This one is low in fat!

From Diabetic Living

Layers of Lasagna

Lasagna Bolognese

A luscious pan of lasagna is tough to beat when you're craving comfort food. This classic casserole tastes just like an Italian grandma's recipe.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna with Zucchini and Walnuts

No-boil noodles streamline this meatless lasagna.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Lasagna with Zucchini and Walnuts

Lasagna

Whether you use sausage or beef, this meaty lasagna is sure to satisfy. Use cottage cheese instead of ricotta to make it a little more healthy.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Lasagna

Italian Pasta Salad

A simple red wine vinegar dressing makes this pasta salad side dish lower in fat and calories than most deli pasta salads.

From Diabetic Living

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian wedding soup gets its name from the marriage of meat and greens. Use lean ground beef, pork, or lamb.

From Diabetic Living

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Pot Roast

From Diabetic Living

Italian Pot Roast

Italian Soup Mix

From Diabetic Living

Italian Soup Mix

___itemTitle___

From: ___itemFrom___

___itemDescription___

___itemTitle___

Back to Top