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Our Italian recipes will make you say “buon appetito.” Check out our classic Italian recipes and our quick and easy recipes, too!

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    Creamy Avocado Manicotti

    I am always looking for creative ways to make vegetarian dinners a little different. I grow my own basil, and avocados are a versatile favorite, so this recipe is a fantastic way to make manicotti that's a little unusual. —Jennifer Coduto, Kent, Ohio

    Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

    After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I...


    Artichoke & Spinach Chicken Casserole

    Try this homey and comforting casserole for an alternate main dish at Thanksgiving. The spinach adds nice color and the...


    Perfect Four-Cheese Lasagna

    Lasagna is one of my favorites, and this is the recipe I’ve been making since I was a teenager. It’s...


    Three-Cheese & Pepper Penne

    This creamy pasta entree comes together in a snap. It makes two casseroles, so you can freeze one or share...

    Over-the-Top Baked Ziti

    I adapted a ziti recipe to remove ingredients my kids did not like, such as ground beef, garlic and onions....


    Fire Island Ziti for Two

    I've always been fascinated by Fire Island and thought the name was fitting for this slightly spicy pasta dish. —Candace...

    Cheesy Ravioli Bake

    It takes less than 30 minutes to prep this hearty, crowd-pleasing meal. Nutmeg, white wine and basil give it an...


    Creamy Spinach Sausage Pasta

    So rich and creamy, this pasta dish is wonderfully cheesy and delicious! And for time-saving convenience, I like to assemble...


    Loaded Spaghetti Bake

    Make this loaded pasta recipe your own, everyone loves it! It's also great made with leftover chicken from the previous...


    Pepperoni Casserole

    Pizza taste without the takeout? Believe it! With great pepperoni flavor, this recipe will give the whole family an easy...

    Shrimp & Macaroni Casserole

    Mac and cheese goes upscale in this deliciously cheesy variation. The shrimp gives a unique twist to this popular standard....


    Supreme Pizza Casserole

    —Nancy Foust, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania


    Skillet Pasta Florentine

    “Here's a great weeknight supper that's budget-friendly, healthy and liked by children.” And with such a thick, cheesy topping, who'd...


    Baked Macaroni N Cheese Pizza

    This mac n cheese pizza combines my kids' two favorite foods. Experiment with other pizza toppings such as sausage or...


    Sausage Penne Bake

    No one will guess a dish this cheesy and filling could be healthy, but this one’s chock-full of eggplant, whole...

    Cheese Spinach Manicotti

    No one will even miss the meat in this hearty, delicious meal. Cream cheese and cottage cheese beef up the...


    Pizza Pepperoni Pasta

    Turkey pepperoni adds classic Italian flavor to this family-friendly main dish that’s done in a flash. It’s ideal for busy...


    Garlic Bread Pasta Torte

    My kids love to stuff spiral pasta inside bread for a clever dinner torte. We save the bread crusts to...


    Fire Island Ziti

    "I've always been fascinated by Fire Island, and thought the name was fitting for this slightly spicy pasta dish."
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    Penne & Sausage Casseroles

    Cheese, sausage and mushrooms make this casserole a consistent hit. It comes together quickly and feeds a crowd, too. —John...


    Lactose-Free Veggie-Stuffed Shells

    "I wanted my family to get the benefits of soy, so I tweaked a traditional recipe. This is a low-fat,...


    Portobello Spaghetti Casserole

    In the mood for a meatless meal? You can't go wrong with this easy, Italian-style casserole. You can substitute shiitakes...


    Hearty Pizza Casserole

    “This cheesy, meaty meal is easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time,” says Barbara Walker of Brookville,...

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    Baked Ham Tetrazzini

    Rich, creamy pasta and cubed ham blend perfectly in this hearty meal for two. It's a great way to use...


    Easy Mostaccioli

    This rich and cheesy casserole freezes so well that no one would ever guess it had been on ice! It’ll...


    Italian Pasta Casserole

    All the traditional flavors abound in this dish reminiscent of lasagna. “This is a zippy and hearty recipe that our...


    Bacon-Cheese Stuffed Shells

    “I make these rich shells for parties or for friends- and I always get rave reviews! It will surely please...


    Meaty Pasta Casseroles

    I love this recipe because it makes two hearty casseroles. Every time I make it I add a little something...


    Hearty Tomato-Olive Penne

    Who needs meat when you have a pasta dish loaded with tomatoes, olives and Havarti cheese? I often assemble it...