Recipe Index: Italian

Asparagus Ham Strata on Simply Recipes

Ham and Asparagus Strata

Ham and asparagus strata, with rustic bread, egg, Gruyere cheese, milk, cream, ham, and asparagus
How to Make 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 soup with chicken stock, egg, Parmesan, and ribbons of spinach.
Italian Meatballs (photo)

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 (photo)

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 and Cabbage Stew (photo)

Italian Sausage and Cabbage Stew

A hearty and simple Italian peasant stew with cabbage, parsley and Italian sausage.
Kale Sausage Soup with Tomatoes and Chickpeas

Kale Sausage Soup with Tomatoes and Chickpeas

Hearty kale sausage soup! With Italian sausage, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, onions, garlic, and kale.
Lasagna on Simply Recipes


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

Lasagna Bolognese

Traditional 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
Meatballs with Ricotta in Tomato Sauce (photo)

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

Minestrone soup with cannellini beans, chicken stock, cabbage, potato, zucchini, carrots, plum tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.
Mushroom Sugo (photo)

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 (photo)

Osso Buco

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 on Simply Recipes

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e fagioli, or pasta "fazool". A classic Italian dish 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!
Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

A classic Italian pasta sauce based on pantry items such as olives, capers, anchovies and canned tomatoes.
Pasta with Cauliflower (photo)

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 (photo)

Pasta with Slow Roasted Duck

Classic Venetian pasta dish with duck confit or slow roasted duck, garlic, rosemary, and lemon.


Italian bell pepper, onion, tomato sauté, with garlic, ground oregano, and fresh basil.
Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi (photo)

Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi

Italian gnocchi dumplings made with pumpkin or winter squash, ricotta cheese, parmesan and flour.
Quick Bolognese Sauce (photo)

Quick Bolognese Sauce

Quick, basic Bolognese meat sauce recipe for pasta dishes.
Risi e Bisi, Italian Rice and Peas (photo)

Risi e Bisi, Italian Rice and Peas

A classic Italian comfort food of rice with peas and chunks of ham.
Roasted Root Vegetables with Tomato and Kale

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 Shells

Sausage, Spinach, Ricotta Stuffed Pasta Shells

Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with Italian sausage, spinach, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses, covered with cooked tomatoes and baked.

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