Italian Seafood

Italian seafood specialities span soups, pasta, and salads. Consider "other fish" for dinner with these easy recipes for Italian seafood. They combine shellfish and white fish with classic Italian ingredients like tomatoes, olives, and artichokes.

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Fettuccine with Shrimp & Garlic

Fine Cooking Magazine

I drizzle on a bit of extra-virgin olive oil to finish this pasta.

Scallops Fra Diavolo

Family Circle

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

Pesce Italiano

Better Homes and Gardens

A lively lemon, caper, and wine sauce sparks the flavor of the salmon and pasta in this quick dinner recipe.

Proscuitto & Broccolini Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Fettuccine with Mushroom-Clam Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

A hint of wine complements clams and mushrooms in this silky sauce. Spinach pasta gives a colorful presentation but plain pasta tastes just as good.

Total: 25 mins

Tuscan Tilapia

Philadelphia Cooking Cream
Total: 17 mins

Salmon with Pesto Mayo

Better Homes and Gardens

Purchased pesto makes this salmon recipe come together fast--just 20 minutes start to finish.

Total: 20 mins

Scallop Piccata on Angel Hair


Superfine angel hair and delicate scallops are coated with a light lemon, white wine and caper sauce.

Total: 35 mins

Italian Seafood Salad

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Total: 40 mins

Italian Fish Stew

Diabetic Living

This fish and shrimp stew is often served over crostini or toast. With less than 200 calories per serving, it makes a great diet lunch or light dinner.

Total: 30 mins

Bagna Cauda

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 15 mins

Spicy Cioppino


San Francisco's Italian immigrants developed this stew to use the abundant local seafood. We've opted for farm-raised tilapia and scallops, but feel free to experiment with whatever is fresh.

Total: 30 mins

Seafood Cioppino

Diabetic Living

According to legend, this seafood soup originated in San Francisco, the creation of Italian-immigrant fisherman who were as skilled with a soup kettle as they were with a net.

Tilapia Puttanesca

Better Homes and Gardens

Add pizzazz to the dinner table with this low-calorie Italian favorite. Tilapia fillets are covered with a chunky topping of kalamata olives, diced tomatoes, and red onion.

Total: 25 mins

Garlic and Shrimp Pasta Toss

Better Homes and Gardens

As any Italian cook knows, garlic, butter, shrimp, and pasta were made for each other. But using grilled shrimp and roasting the garlic on the grill make the best even better.

Seafood Minestrone

Better Homes and Gardens

This seafood version of the classic Italian soup uses shrimp, pasta, beans, and tomatoes. Serve this healthy 30-minute recipe when time is short.

Total: 30 mins
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