Italian Recipes

The best Italian-style pasta, chicken dishes, soup, and more. Traditional recipes with photos and videos to make them just like in the old country.

Fragola Pazzo (Crazy Strawberry)
Sunny

Fragola Pazzo (Crazy Strawberry)

Fragola pazzo, Italian for 'crazy strawberry', is a dessert of strawberries macerated in a sweetened balsamic sauce and topped with grated bittersweet or unsweetened chocolate.

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Bucatini Cacio e Pepe (Roman Sheep Herder's Pasta)
Buckwheat Queen

Bucatini Cacio e Pepe (Roman Sheep Herder's Pasta)

The Italian classic pasta cacio e pepe with cheese and pepper initially was invented by Roman sheep herders with little time and money to spend on eating. Cheap, easy, and fast.

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Torta di Mele (Italian Apple Cake)
Giulia

Torta di Mele (Italian Apple Cake)

This traditional Italian apple cake recipe (torta di mele) is easy to make and has a delicate vanilla flavor.

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Italian Shrimp and Scallop Risotto
tea

Italian Shrimp and Scallop Risotto

This authentic Italian seafood risotto is made with shrimps and scallops, but you can sub in any seafood you like, just make sure the rice and seafood are cooked separately.

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Italian Baked Meatballs
Dawn Fronius

Italian Baked Meatballs

Bake up a batch of these tender, tasty Italian-seasoned meatballs with hints of Romano cheese and parsley.

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Traditional Spaghetti all'Amatriciana
Aldo

Traditional Spaghetti all'Amatriciana

There's nothing like a spicy and tasty spaghetti dish to comfort you after a long day or to delight friends. Simple, quick and really delicious.

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Hearty Minestrone Soup (Instant Pot®)
FestivelySouthern

Hearty Minestrone Soup (Instant Pot®)

Make use of the many Instant Pot(R) cook settings to whip up this fast and flavorful pressure cooked minestrone with beef stew meat, lots of veggies, and gluten-free pasta.

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Lasagne Alla Bolognese Saporite
Alemarsi

Lasagne Alla Bolognese Saporite

This lasagne alla Bolognese is a rich version of lasagna with a homemade white sauce, red wine, and spices, creating an Italian feast.

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Lemony Pork Piccata
Jackie Cree

Lemony Pork Piccata

Pork chops are browned and topped with a lemon sauce, capers, and parsley in this lemony pork piccata recipe that is quick and easy to prepare.

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World's Best Lasagna
John Chandler

World's Best Lasagna

Filling and satisfying, John Chandler's lasagna is our most popular recipe. With basil, sausage, ground beef and three types of cheese, it lives up to its name.

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Chicken Marsala
Lisa

Chicken Marsala

Herbed chicken in a sweet Marsala and mushroom sauce -- sounds simple, and it is -- simply delicious.

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Jay's Signature Pizza Crust
JASON SHARP

Jay's Signature Pizza Crust

This simple recipe for pizza crust delivers crust that is chewy and soft, with a crispy exterior.

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Bow Ties with Sausage, Tomatoes and Cream
Linda Caroline

Bow Ties with Sausage, Tomatoes and Cream

Sweet Italian sausage is simmered with plum tomatoes, garlic, onion and heavy cream to create a thick, rich sauce that's served with bow tie pasta.

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Chicken Parmesan
Chef John

Chicken Parmesan

A classic Italian dish prepared with tomato sauce and mozzarella, with a few additions by Chef John. Sure to impress your friends and family!

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Eggplant Parmesan II
Dolores Gentner-Ryan

Eggplant Parmesan II

Eggplant slices are dipped in egg and bread crumbs and then baked, instead of fried. The slices are layered with spaghetti sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs
Jeremy

Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

Big, tasty beef meatballs are simmered in an easy Italian tomato sauce in this easy recipe.

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Italian Sausage Soup
SALLYJUN

Italian Sausage Soup

This soup is easy to put together, and the flavor of the spicy sausage is balanced nicely by Great Northern beans, zucchini, fresh spinach, and carrots. Makes a delicious winter supper.

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Gourmet Mushroom Risotto
Myleen Sagrado Sjödin

Gourmet Mushroom Risotto

This authentic Italian-style mushroom risotto takes time to prepare, but it's worth the wait. It's the perfect complement for grilled meats and chicken dishes.

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Super-Delicious Zuppa Toscana
souporsweets

Super-Delicious Zuppa Toscana

If you love the Zuppa Toscana at your local chain Italian restaurant, you will adore this soup. The rich soup is made with Italian sausage, potatoes, cream, and crushed red pepper.

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Double Tomato Bruschetta
Laurie Thompson

Double Tomato Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a traditional Italian item in which small slices of bread are topped with such things as tomato, basil, and mozzarella cheese, as is the case in this delightful recipe.

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Garlic Cheddar Chicken
BAYLOR66

Garlic Cheddar Chicken

Chicken breasts are dipped in garlic butter and breaded in Cheddar cheese bread crumbs in this kid-friendly dish.

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Pizza Dough I
Gudny Bjorg Kjaerbo

Pizza Dough I

This no-rise pizza dough recipe involves mixing a few basic ingredients and patting the dough into the pan. The crust is ready in 35 minutes.

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Exquisite Pizza Sauce
Angie Gorkoff

Exquisite Pizza Sauce

Tomato paste, water, parmesan cheese, and garlic come together for this flavorful, homemade pizza sauce recipe.

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Chicken Milano
MARBALET

Chicken Milano

A delicious pasta and chicken dish with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil. Serve with crusty bread.

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Italian Sausage Soup with Tortellini
Mary P

Italian Sausage Soup with Tortellini

Italian sausage, garlic, tomatoes, red wine, and tortellini - this soup combines favorite ingredients from an Italian kitchen. You can use sweet or hot sausage, depending on your tastes, and fresh herbs if you have them on hand.

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American Lasagna
ETHELMERTZ

American Lasagna

Making this lasagna a day ahead and refrigerating overnight allows the spices to meld, and gives it exceptional flavor.

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Slow Cooker Italian Beef for Sandwiches
MAUREENBURR

Slow Cooker Italian Beef for Sandwiches

Rump roast is cooked with Italian salad dressing mix and seasonings until it is tender enough to shred with a fork.

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Balsamic Roasted Pork Loin
Melissa S.

Balsamic Roasted Pork Loin

Just four ingredients will produce the tastiest pork loin you've ever had. It's a crowd pleaser!

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Jamie's Minestrone
Jamie

Jamie's Minestrone

I created this soup after becoming tired of the excess salt and lack of veggies in canned minestrone. I recalled a great bowl of minestrone that was overflowing with rich vegetables at the 'Sheepherder's Inn' in Sacramento, California. Great with a hearty bread, romaine salad and a nice Merlot!

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