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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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Beefy Minestrone

2 reviews

I know lots of minestrone recipes don't contain meat, but my husband thinks a meal is only a meal if it contains some sort of meat. Consequently, this is the perfect meal. It strikes that balance of flavorful, healthful, and soul-satisfying. —Juli Snaer, Enid, Oklahoma

Pesto Bean Soup

This is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes, especially on those cold winter evenings. I make large batches and freeze...


Garlicky Beef & Tomatoes with Pasta

15 reviews

We love this fast pasta dish of beef, tomatoes, spinach and white beans that easily feeds a hungry family. —Lisa...


Roasted Garlic White Bean Dip

My version of classic hummus features white kidney or cannelloni beans with lemon and garlic. Use it as a dip...


Rustic White Bean Soup

Grilling the tomatoes and onion bestows the broth with a unique smoky flavor. This hearty soup is great in the...

Italian Bean Soup

12 reviews

This budget-friendly bean soup with orzo, potato and veggies is so hearty, you won’t even notice it’s meatless. —Gilda Lester,...


Hearty Chili with a Twist

This thick chili is perfect for tailgate parties or on a cold winter evening. I like to serve it in...

Italian Chicken Meatball and Bean Soup

In North Dakota, it's pretty common for winter temps to fall below zero. Hearty soups like this are a must....


White Bean Crostini

3 reviews

A buttery bean puree showcasing the fresh flavors of garlic and thyme tops golden slices of French bread. The versatile...


Hearty Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup

10 reviews

“I picked up this recipe in California in the ’80s and have been making it ever since. I love it...


Lightened-Up Pasta Fagioli Soup

19 reviews

After trying pasta fagioli at a popular restaurant, I was determined to make it at home, only healthier. It turns...

Italian Vegetable Soup

11 reviews

Laced with a splash of wine, this hearty soup is packed with garden-fresh nutrition and veggies! Leafy escarole adds color...


Colorful Minestrone

Butternut squash, a leek and fresh kale make my minestrone different from most others. Not only do ingredients like this...


Italian Meatball ‘n’ Bean Soup

2 reviews

This is a taste sensation the whole family will love.—Amanda Bowyer, Caldwell, Idaho


Hot Antipasto

My husband's family requests this colorful appetizer dish for our annual Christmas Eve potluck. Everyone loves that there are so...


Easy Italian Wedding Soup

4 reviews

"After one taste, you'll find that this soup is absolutely delicious," promises Paula Sullivan from Barker, New York. "Lean ground...

Italian Sausage Soup

1 review

This full-bodied soup will satisfy every size of appetite.


White Bean Tomato Salad

2 reviews

This end-of-summer favorite is light and fresh. It's ideal for using up the last of your garden's produce.—Mary Merchant, Island...


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Colorful Tuscan Bean Salad

5 reviews

Enjoy this colorful and refreshing Tuscan Bean Salad suggested by Cori Rothe from Livermore, California. It’s a “can’t-miss” side dish...


Pasta Fagioli

5 reviews

My older relatives brought this recipe from Italy and made it often as I was growing up . It is...


Bean and Pasta Soup

16 reviews

We’re always on the lookout for great, low-fat recipes and this pasta soup fits the bill. Loaded with veggies, it’s...


Tortellini Meatball Stew

1 review

Loaded with meatballs, tortellini, tomatoes and kidney beans, this hearty stew is sure to warm you up on cold winter...


Flavorful Meatball Soup

1 review

Rebecca Phipps shares a favorite entree soup from her kitchen in Rural Hall, North Carolina. “My husband and I are...


Spill-the-Beans Minestrone

5 reviews

A meal in itself, here's a hearty soup from Reuben Tsujimura in Walla Walla, Washington that's chock-full of good-for-you veggies...

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White Beans and Spinach

6 reviews

This skillet side is a variation of a recipe I received from my Italian mother. I've prepared spinach this way...


Arborio Rice and White Bean Soup

4 reviews

Soup is the ultimate comfort food. This hearty, satisfying soup with arborio rice is low in fat and comes together...


Italian Sausage Pizza Soup

3 reviews

My mom’s friend shared this recipe with her more than 50 years ago. I've tweaked it over the years, and...


Meatball Soup

This meatball soup recipe is a hearty meal. It's great for chilly days. —Sue Miller, Walworth, Wisconsin


White Bean Bisque

Cute parmesan crisps make a zippy topping for this rich, full-flavored soup from Linda Miranda of Wakefield, Rhode Island. "We...


Pasta and Bean Soup

Packed with veggies and leftover ham, this recipe really dresses up canned soup. Who would believe that such a hearty...