Recipe Index: Italian
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 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
A hearty and simple Italian peasant stew with cabbage, parsley and Italian sausage.
Kale Sausage Soup with Tomatoes and Chickpeas
Hearty kale sausage soup! With Italian sausage, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, onions, garlic, and kale.
Classic lasagna recipe with ground beef, onion, Mozzarella, Ricotta, and Parmesan cheeses, tomato sauce and lasagna noodles.
Traditional Lasagna Bolognese. Layers of flat lasagna noodles baked with alternating layers of slow-cooked Bolognese sauce, bechamel, and Parmesan cheese.
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
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.
Shell Pasta with Sausage and Greens
Shell pasta with sausage and greens, made with shell pasta, Italian sausage, and kale or broccoli rabe.