Italian Seafood Dishes

Italians have been pulling bounty from the sea for centuries, and seafood represents a solid part of Italian cuisine. Try an Italian preparation next time seafood is on your menu.

Shrimp and Roasted Pepper Pizza

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Tomato pesto is the hidden ingredient that lends fabulous flavor to the Alfredo sauce in this easy main dish recipe.

Donatellas Cavatelli with Spicy Shrimp

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If only we could all have an Italian grandmother who would teach us to prepare fresh pasta. This is the next best thing. Peppery arugula and shrimp are tossed in a red pepper oil, before joining the cavatelli in a symphony of flavor. Add some breadsticks and dinner is served.

Scallops Fra Diavolo

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Fra diavolo, Italian for "brother devil," is a spicy pasta sauce that pairs perfectly with seafood and pasta.

Sicilian Swordfish

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Crab and Fennel Risotto

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This low-fat crab dinner features fennel, the celerylike vegetable that has delicate licorice flavor.

Proscuitto & Broccolini Shrimp

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If you can't find proscuitto, bacon or pancetta would also add a nice salty, meaty element to these shrimp packets.

Pasta with Shrimp and Asparagus

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An easy, tasty, low-fat meal. As the pasta cooks, the asparagus and shrimp sizzle in a skillet.

Total: 40 mins

Swordfish Arrabbiata

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Linguini with Shrimp and Pine Nuts

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Dry sherry flavors the broth, and the crushed red pepper adds a tiny bite to this pasta dish. Added mushrooms and spinach makes this an amazing meal in one.

Total: 35 mins

Shrimp and Tomato Pizzettas

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Using refrigerated pizza dough, make this simple shrimp-and-cheese-topped pizza recipe to serve for a light dinner. Serve with a tossed green salad.

Swordfish a la Siciliana

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Shrimp with Basil and Fresh Tomatoes

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Plump, juicy shrimp and sun-ripened tomatoes get the zesty taste of the Mediterranean from fragrant garlic and basil in this pasta dish.

Total: 25 mins

Pesto Shrimp Mac & Cheese

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Get ready to give out the recipe when you bring this updated version of everyone's favorite casserole to your next potluck.

Total: 30 mins

Linguine with Smoked Salmon in Cream Sauce

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Omit the salt when cooking the pasta if you are using the smoked salmon in this rich dish. The smoked salmon adds all the saltiness you need.

Total: 25 mins

Crab Ravioli with Citrus Sauce

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Canned crab helps the ravioli filling come together quicker than you might expect!

Total: 40 mins
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