Recipe Index: Italian

Fresh Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil Pesto

Classic, simple basil pesto recipe with fresh basil leaves, pine nuts, garlic, Romano or Parmesan cheese, extra virgin olive oil, and salt and pepper.
Frutti di Mare Seafood Salad

Frutti di Mare Seafood Salad

A classic Italian mixed seafood salad made with calamari, shrimp, clams and scallops, dressed with olive oil and lemon.
Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread

Two classic garlic bread recipes, one toasted and crispy from the broiler, the other soft from being wrapped in aluminum foil and heated in the oven.
Garlic Knots

Garlic Knots

A classic Italian pizzeria snack, garlic knots are strips of pizza dough tied in a knot, baked and then topped with melted butter, garlic and parsley.
Gremolata

Gremolata

How to make gremolata, a savory condiment of parsley, garlic, and lemon zest.

Grilled Shrimp with Italian Tomato Salsa

Grilled shrimp with an Italian tomato salsa of fresh, uncooked tomatoes, black olives, garlic and parsley.
Ham and Asparagus Strata

Ham and Asparagus Strata

Ham and Asparagus Strata! Breakfast casserole with rustic bread, egg, Gruyere cheese, milk, cream, ham, and asparagus
Chicken Tenders with Tomato Sauce

Herbed Chicken Tenders with Tomato Sauce

Chicken tenders, baked with an herbed breadcrumb coating, served with simple Italian tomato dipping sauce.
Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza

Classic homemade pizza recipe, including pizza dough and toppings, step-by-step instructions with photos. Make perfect pizza at home!
Italian Egg Drop Soup

Italian Egg Drop Soup, Stracciatella

Light nourishing Italian egg drop soup with chicken stock, egg, Parmesan, and ribbons of spinach.
Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Classic Italian-American style meatballs, huge, pillowy soft and loaded with herbs and cheese, mixed with ground beef and pork, served with a traditional tomato sauce.
Italian Pot Roast

Italian Pot Roast

Italian pot roast recipe. Rump or chuck beef roast, first browned in olive oil, then slow cooked in a sofritto base of carrots, celery, and onion, with Italian plum tomatoes and red wine.
Italian Sausage Cabbage Stew

Italian Sausage and Cabbage Stew

EASY, hearty and simple Italian peasant stew with cabbage, parsley and Italian sausage.
Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini is a great way to use up those extra large zucchini from the garden. Stuff with Italian sausage, onions, garlic, tomato, and fresh breadcrumbs, and bake!
Kale Sausage Chickpea Soup

Kale Sausage Soup with Tomatoes and Chickpeas

Hearty kale sausage soup! With Italian sausage, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, onions, garlic, and kale.
Lasagana

Lasagna

Classic lasagna recipe with ground beef, onion, Mozzarella, Ricotta, and Parmesan cheeses, tomato sauce and lasagna noodles.
Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna Bolognese

The BEST Lasagna Bolognese! Layers of flat lasagna noodles baked with alternating layers of slow-cooked Bolognese sauce, bechamel, and Parmesan cheese.
Linguine with Red Clam Sauce

Linguine with Clam Sauce

Classic Italian-American linguine with clam sauce with fresh and canned clams, tomatoes and fennel
Minestrone

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soup with cannellini beans, chicken stock, cabbage, potato, zucchini, carrots, plum tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.
Mint Ricotta Stuffed Pasta Shells

Mint Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with mint and ricotta, baked with Italian sausage tomato sauce. So good!

Mushroom Sugo

A Genoese mushroom sauce for pasta or polenta, with dried porcinis, tomato, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, and a little red wine. Sugo ai Funghi.
Osso Buco

Osso Buco

Italian osso buco, made with veal shanks, carrots, onion, celery, garlic, pancetta, and gremolata with parsley, lemon zest, and garlic.
Panna Cotta with Summer Berries

Panna Cotta with Summer Berries

Panna cotta is such an easy and elegant make-ahead dessert for any special occasion! Serve with a quick fruit sauce and summer berries.
Pasta Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian soup of beans and short pasta with tomatoes and vegetables.
Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp

Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp

Pasta Pomodoro—angel hair pasta tossed with sautéed shrimp, garlic, tomatoes, and basil. Only 30 minutes!

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