Italian

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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    New York-Style Pizza

    This New York-style pizza recipe makes a no-nonsense pie. Since the crust is pliable enough to fold, cut the pizza...


    Homemade Marinara Sauce

    This quick and easy homemade marinara sauce is my kids' favorite. It works fantastic with spaghetti, and my kids love...


    Lime Vinaigrette

    My family and I have been enjoying this lime vinaigrette recipe for so long, I don't even remember where I...


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    Eggplant Parmesan Sliders

    These party-ready eggplant parmesan sliders are easy for guests to grab (and are vegetarian-friendly!). The lemon-ricotta spread really adds a...

    Marinara

    My mother, who was Italian American, called marinara sauce "gravy." She made this marinara sauce recipe in big batches several...


    Italian Dressing

    This is a satisfying all-purpose Italian dressing recipe. Use this homemade version on salad greens, in vegetable salads or even...

    Vegetarian Skillet Lasagna

    This flavorful weeknight vegetarian skillet lasagna is sure to please any meat lover at your dinner table. Serve with a...


    Air-Fryer Quinoa Arancini

    We love arancini, but they're not the healthiest option! I wanted to make a version that we could enjoy guilt-free....


    Air-Fryer Portobello Melts

    We're always looking for satisfying vegetarian meals, and this air-fryer sandwich recipe tops the list. These melts are especially delicious...


    Garden Vegetable Tomato Sauce

    I make this vegetable tomato sauce regularly and store containers of it in my freezer. It's a tasty substitute for...


    Air-Fryer Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful salad recipe always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. It's a timesaver during the...


    Air-Fryer Eggplant Fries

    My kids love these air-fryer eggplant fries—and I like that they're healthy. Coated with Italian seasoning, Parmesan cheese and garlic...


    Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a...


    Grandma’s Onion Squares

    My grandma brought this recipe with her when she emigrated from Italy as a young wife and mother. It is...

    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    Decadent Spinach-Stuffed Shells

    I created this comforting stuffed shells dish to serve on Christmas Eve, but it’s so good we enjoy it all...


    Marinated Vegetables with Olives

    Veggies play nicely together in a healthy, easy dish that can be an appetizer or a salad.
    —Sue Hansen,...


    Vegan Cabbage Soup

    Comforting soups that simmer all day long are staples on cool, busy days. For a heartier version, stir in canned...


    Zucchini Roll-Ups

    We love lasagna, but these zucchini roll-ups are a little healthier and a lot quicker! Using zucchini "pasta" also makes...


    Wild Mushroom Pizza

    What's great about this wild mushroom pizza is you don't need to worry about finding the right toppings. Whatever wild...


    Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

    These balsamic Brussels sprouts couldn't be easier to make—and you need only a few ingredients! —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido, California


    Creamy Avocado Manicotti

    I am always looking for creative ways to make vegetarian dinners a little different. I grow my own basil,...

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    Eggplant Roll-Ups

    We love these easy Italian eggplant roll-ups stuffed with creamy ricotta and spinach. The fact that they are vegetarian is...


    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...


    Avocado Bruschetta

    My mother shared this fabulous recipe with me, and I have shared it with many friends. They are always requesting...


    Cheesy Bruschetta Spread

    Every bite of this cheesy dip delivers tons of flavor. I have been asked over and over again for the...


    Quinoa Arancini

    We love arancini, but they’re not the healthiest thing going! I wanted to make
    a version that we could...


    Grilled Bruschetta

    This is my go-to appetizer in the summer when tomatoes and basil are fresh from the garden. The balsamic glaze...