Pasta. Panna Cotta. Focaccia. Pesto. Risotto. Italian food is so comforting and beloved. Whether it's spaghetti and meatballs or baked ziti, cacio e pepe or rabbit caccitore, our recipes for Italian food run the gamut. Mangia!


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Manicotti Removed From Casserole Dish Filled With Manicotti Using a Wooden Spoon
Cheese Stuffed Manicotti
Bowl of Homemade Marinara Sauce With a Ladle, and in the Surroundings, a Bottle of Olive Oil, Garlic Cloves, and Fresh Basil Sprigs
Homemade Marinara Sauce
Skillet Eggplant Parmesan Topped With Fresh Basil in a Cast Iron Skillet With a Spoon, and in the Surroundings, a Bowl of Salad Greens, a Bowl of Garlic Bread, and a Mint Kitchen Linen on the Handle of the Cast Iron Skillet
Skillet Eggplant Parmesan
Bowl of Antipasto Salad With the Ingredients in Neat Piles, and in the Surroundings, a Robbin Egg Colored Kitchen Towel, a Bowl of Croutons, a Jar of Dressing, and Two Spoons on the Counter
Antipasto Salad
Pot of Vegan Cacio e Pepe with Some Noodles Wrapped around a Pair of Tongs Next to a Bowl of Black Pepper on a Small Plate and Two Forks on the Counter
Vegan Cacio e Pepe
Plate of Brown Butter Cacio e Pepe with Some Noodles Wrapped around a Fork, and Next to It, a Kitchen Towel, a Glass of Wine, and Two Small Bowls (One with Cracked Black Pepper and Another with Shredded Parmesan)
Brown Butter Cacio e Pepe
Side view of a piece of lasagna on a plate.
The Best Homemade Lasagna
Oval baking dish filled with a cheesy pasta bake
Baked Ziti
Basil Pesto Sauce
Fresh Basil Pesto
Chicken Piccata
Chicken Piccata
Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil on a Platter
Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil
Overhead view of a bowl of Spaghetti Carbonara.
Pasta Carbonara
Overhead view of a pizza dough recipe and topped with cheese and mushrooms.
Homemade Pizza & Pizza Dough
Best Garlic Bread EVER on a round plate
Garlic Bread
Homemade Tomato Sauce in a skillet with a wooden spoon
Homemade Tomato Sauce
minestrone soup in bowl
Classic Minestrone Soup
Vegetarian Lasagna
Vegetarian Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna
Classic Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine Alfredo
A loaf of homemade panettone in a paper mold with a slice cut out with a wreath around the base.
Ladling osso buco out of a dutch oven.
The Best Osso Buco
Cheesy Chicken Parmesan
Easy Chicken Parmesan
baked spaghetti casserole being served from a dish
Baked Spaghetti
Side view of a plate of one pot chicken pasta dinner. A large skillet is behind the plate of pasta and grape tomatoes, basil and seasoning are in the upper right.
Tuscan Chicken Pasta Skillet
Italian Meatballs in Tomato Sauce served in a bowl
Italian Meatballs
Pasta with bolognese sauce on a white plate.
Classic Bolognese Sauce
Pasta Fagioli ready to serve
Pasta e Fagioli
Pasta Puttanesca
Pasta Puttanesca
Platter of Caprese Salad With Tomatoes, Basil, and Mozzarella Next to a Plate With a Serving, All on a Yellow Placemat
Caprese Salad With Tomatoes, Basil, and Mozzarella
Easy Alfredo Sauce tossed with pasta in serving bowl
Easy Make-Ahead Alfredo Sauce
Chicken Milanese Recipe
Chicken Milanese
A plate of Easy Italian Sausage Spaghetti
Easy Italian Sausage Spaghetti
Baked Chicken Marinara
Lasagna Bolognese
Lasagna Bolognese
Meatballs in a slow cooker filled with tomato sauce with a spoon lifting a meatball out of the sauce.
Slow Cooker Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
Eggplant Caponata
Homemade Amaretti Cookies
Amaretti Cookies
Panzanella Bread Salad in a glass serving bowl
Panzanella Bread Salad
Vegan Polenta with Broccoli
Creamy Polenta with White Beans and Roasted Broccoli
Plate of Shrimp Risotto
Shrimp Risotto
Two parfait glasses with a custard dessert topped with cream and layered with strawberries.
A beautiful fast bolognese sauce on a blue patterned plate with noodles and fork.
Quick and Easy Bolognese Sauce
Shrimp Pasta alla Vodka
Shrimp Pasta Alla Vodka
Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken Cacciatore (Hunter Style Chicken)
Italian Pot Roast
Italian Pot Roast
Stovetop Meatloaf with Mushroom Sauce
Stovetop Meatloaf with Mushroom Sauce
Italian Egg Drop Soup
Stracciatella alla Romana
white beans and sausage
White Beans and Sausage
Spinach Risotto
Spinach Risotto
Rabbit Cacciatore Rabbit Recipe
Rabbit Cacciatore
Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine Alfredo with Mushrooms
Italian frutti di mare seafood salad
Frutti di Mare Seafood Salad
Cheesy Polenta with Grilled Sausage
Cheesy Polenta with Grilled Sausages and Summer Vegetables
Angel Hair Pasta with Clams and Cherry Tomatoes
Angel Hair Pasta with Clams, Cherry Tomatoes, and Basil
Lemon Broccoli Rabe with White Beans
Lemony Broccoli Rabe with White Beans
Sauteed Greens with pine nuts and raisins
Sautéed Greens With Pine Nuts and Raisins
Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp
Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp
Cheesy Tortellini Casserole on spoon
Cheesy Tortellini Casserole
Risi e Bisi Italian Rice and Peas
Risi e Bisi, Italian Rice and Peas
Italian wedding soup with meatballs in a white bowl and parmesan on the side
Italian Wedding Soup