All Favorite Fall Italian

  • Horizontal view of white plate with slice of small batch lasagna and garnished with chopped parsley. A partial view of the baked lasagna in the glass pan is to the right of the plate. Above the plate to the left is a small bowl of lettuce and a tumbler. A fork is on the left of the plate.
    1 hr, 5 min
    This small-batch weeknight lasagna comfortably serves two and is ready in half the time as a larger batch. Loaf Pan Lasagna is layered with chunky pieces of sausage and rustic-but-quick tomato sauce.
  • Casserole dish of baked eggplant parmesan
    3 hrs, 45 min
    Vegetarian
    Classic for a reason, Italian baked Eggplant Parmesan is comfort food at its best. Breaded eggplant slices are layered with mozzarella, Parmesan, basil, and tomato sauce, and baked until bubbly.
  • Vegetarian Lasagna
    2 hrs, 5 min
    Vegetarian
    Vegetarian Lasagna to feed a crowd! This one is filled with meaty shiitake and cremini mushrooms, spinach, and ricotta and Mozzarella cheeses. Your vegetarian and meat-eating guests will fight for seconds.
  • Baked Meatballs in Tomato Sauce served in a bowl
    1 hr, 25 min
    These classic Italian-American style meatballs are huge and pillowy soft! They're mixed with ground beef and pork, loaded with herbs and cheese, and served with a traditional tomato sauce. Make them baseball-sized for a dinner entree, or roll them smaller for an appetizer.
  • Best minestrone soup recipe served in a dutch oven
    1 hr
    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegetarian
    Minestrone soup is an Italian classic! This version is made with cannellini beans, chicken stock, cabbage, potato, zucchini, carrots, plum tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Roasted Root Vegetables with Tomatoes and Kale
    1 hr, 15 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Warm up your winter with this cheerful ragout of roasted root vegetables with tomato and kale! It takes about as long to make as it does to roast the root vegetables. Hearty and nourishing.
  • Bolognese Sauce
    3 hrs, 45 min
    This classic Italian sauce simmers for hours to develop maximum flavor. Made with a blend of ground beef, pork, and Italian sausage, it's great with fresh tagliatelle or fettuccine, pappardelle, or other pasta.
  • Easy focaccia bread with rosemary baked and cooling on a cooling rack
    4 hrs, 50 min
    Homemade focaccia is simply the BEST! It's easy to make, but be sure to give yourself the afternoon. You'll be rewarded with a rich, rosemary-scented bread that feeds a crowd. Serve as an appetizer or as a side with soup, roasts, or braises.
  • Italian wedding in a bowl with a spoon.
    1 hr
    This comforting and classic Italian soup is made with pork and beef meatballs, greens, and tiny pasta. It's ready in about an hour from start to finish, great for a weeknight meal!
  • Apple Crostata served with whipped cream
    2 hrs, 30 min
    Apple crostata, a rustic tart with fresh sliced apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, with a butter crust.
  • Sauteed Greens with pine nuts and raisins
    20 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
    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.
  • Lemon Broccoli Rabe with White Beans
    22 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Bright, bitter and creamy, this recipe for Lemony Broccoli Rabe with White Beans works equally well as a side dish alongside a roasted chicken or as a standalone vegetarian main.
  • easy chicken alfredo with linguine
    25 min
    Homemade alfredo on a weeknight? Yes! You can have this super kid-friendly Chicken Alfredo on the table in 25 minutes. Rotisserie chicken makes it a snap, or you could use leftover chicken.