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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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    Pressure-Cooker Beef Osso Bucco

    Our beef osso bucco boasts a thick, savory sauce complemented by the addition of gremolata, a chopped herb condiment made of lemon zest, garlic and parsley. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Sausage Pasta with Cajun Cream Sauce

    I needed to use up some ingredients in my refrigerator, so I threw together this dish with a cajun cream...


    Vegetarian Skillet Lasagna

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


    Tortellini with Sausage and Mascarpone

    When I crave Italian comfort food on a busy night and don't have a lot of time to cook, this...


    Stuffed Pizza Bites

    After trying a similar dish at a local restaurant, I came up with my own version of pizza bites. This...

    Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake

    I created this spumoni cake for a holiday potluck one year. It has become my most requested dessert. If you...


    Pressure-Cooker Red Clam Sauce

    This recipe tastes as if you've been working on it all day. What a classy way to jazz up pasta...

    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...


    Pepperoni Focaccia Bread

    This focaccia bread recipe is perfect to serve with a pasta dinner, either as an appetizer or sliced for sandwiches....


    Vegan Cabbage Soup

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

    Pressure Cooker Curried Pumpkin Risotto

    This easy pumpkin risotto tastes like fall and gets a flavor boost from the curry. —Andrea Reaves, Stephens City, Virginia


    Cheesy Meatball Sliders

    These meatball sliders are a fun way to serve meatballs at your party without using a slow cooker. Made on...


    Chicken Parmesan Burgers

    A restaurant-quality burger that's topped with marinara and loaded with cheese—what's not to love? Fresh basil adds even more flavor....


    Chicken Parmesan Pizza

    This tasty pizza is the perfect combo—quick and easy to make, and a winner with even picky eaters. It's a...


    Italian Chocolate Spice Cookies

    I recently found this old family recipe in my mom’s kitchen. I made a few adjustments to streamline the process,...

    Beefy Minestrone

    I know lots of minestrone recipes don't contain meat, but my husband thinks a meal is only a meal if...


    Pressure-Cooker Sicilian Steamed Leeks

    I love the challenge of developing recipes for my garden leeks, a delicious but underused vegetable. This Italian-flavored dish...


    Orzo with Feta and Arugula

    In my family, we love salads because they’re an interesting way to blend many different flavors. This orzo salad is...


    Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Onion

    Tender potato gnocchi are so delicious with sauteed mushrooms and onions. This is one of my family's go-to side dishes....


    The Best Ever Lasagna

    My brother, Joe, created this lasagna based on our mom’s recipe. It’s a family favorite at Christmas, thanks to the...


    Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

    Nancy C. Evans of Phoenix, Arizona captured the spicy cinnamon flavor of Mexican chocolate in her original recipe for biscotti....


    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...


    Sue’s Spicy Tomato Basil Tortellini

    A friend remarked about a similar baked tortellini dish at a restaurant, so I wanted to try re-creating it for...

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    Turkey & Pork Meatballs

    Treat yourself to homemade meatballs, already simmering in sauce, at the end of a busy day. —Suzanne Wagg, Madison, Maine


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    Pressure-Cooker Risotto with Chicken and Mushrooms

    Portobello mushrooms add an earthy flavor to this creamy classic, while shredded rotisserie chicken makes it a snap to prepare....


    Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce

    My husband and I are always trying to increase the amount of fish in our diet. This recipe is fast,...


    Shrimp Pasta Alfredo

    My son loves any recipe with Alfredo sauce. As a bachelor, shrimp pasta was one of the first recipes he...


    Sicilian Meat Sauce

    People have told me this is better than the gravy their Sicilian grandmothers used to make. But don’t tell the...


    Contest-Winning Veggie Tortellini Soup

    “Italian cuisine has more to offer than spaghetti and pizza. Just check out this mouthwatering, healthy soup. I’ve served it...