Recipe Index: Italian
Traditional Lasagna Bolognese. Layers of flat lasagna noodles baked with alternating layers of slow-cooked Bolognese sauce, bechamel, and Parmesan cheese.
Linguini with Clam Sauce
Classic Italian-American linguini with clam sauce with fresh and canned clams, tomatoes and a little fennel and anise-flavored liqueur.
Meatballs with Ricotta in Tomato Sauce
Italian meatballs with ground pork shoulder, Italian sausage, bread, ricotta cheese, eggs, and herbs, in a simple tomato sauce with basil and Parmesan.
Minestrone soup with cannellini beans, salt pork or pancetta, broth, cabbage, potato, zucchini, carrots, plum tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.
Mom’s Pasta Primavera
Classic Italian pasta primavera with sauteed fresh seasonal vegetables in a marinara sauce.
A Genoese mushroom sauce for pasta or polenta, with dried porcinis, tomato, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, and a little red wine. Sugo ai Funghi.
Italian osso buco, made with veal shanks, carrots, onion, celery, garlic, pancetta, and gremolata with parsley, lemon zest, and garlic. Step-by-step instructions and photos.
Pasta e Fagioli
Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian dish of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.
A classic Italian pasta sauce based on pantry items such as olives, capers, anchovies and canned tomatoes.
Pasta with Cauliflower
Pasta with lightly toasted cauliflower florets cooked in a sauce of tomato, anchovies, onions, garlic, parsley and Parmesan.
Pasta with Slow Roasted Duck
Classic Venetian pasta dish with duck confit or slow roasted duck, garlic, rosemary, and lemon.
Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi
Italian gnocchi dumplings made with pumpkin or winter squash, ricotta cheese, parmesan and flour.
Risi e Bisi, Italian Rice and Peas
A classic Italian comfort food of rice with peas and chunks of ham.
Roasted Root Vegetables with Tomatoes and Kale
A ragout of roasted root vegetables—parsnips, carrots, beets, rutabagas—with tomatoes and kale
Sausage, Spinach, Ricotta Stuffed Pasta Shells
Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with Italian sausage, spinach, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses, covered with cooked tomatoes and baked.
Sautéed Greens with Pine Nuts and Raisins
Sautéed kale, mustard, turnip, beet or collard greens, tossed with toasted pine nuts, golden raisins, a little red pepper and black pepper. Sicilian-style greens.
Simple shrimp risotto, in the Venetian style, with tiny pink shrimp, shallots, parsley and lemon zest.
Petrale sole fillets, dusted in flour, sautéed in olive oil and served with a sauce of white wine, lemon juice, capers, parsley and butter.
Spaghetti alla Carbonara
Indulgent pasta carbonara, with eggs, Parmesan and either pancetta or bacon.
Spaghetti and Meatballs
Traditional Italian American spaghetti and meatballs recipe. Tomato-based sauce with mushrooms, basil, Parmesan with herb-seasoned meatballs made with ground beef and Italian sausage.
Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi
Spinach ricotta gnocchi, Italian dumplings made with ricotta cheese, spinach, flour, and egg, served with a tomato goat cheese sauce.
Spring Minestrone Soup
A springtime version of the classic Italian minestrone, with peas, new potatoes, artichoke hearts, asparagus and spring greens.