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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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    Zucchini Roll-Ups

    We love lasagna, but these zucchini roll-ups are a little healthier and a lot quicker! Using zucchini "pasta" also makes the dish gluten- and grain-free. To make zucchini strips, use a box grater or mandoline to get even slices. —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas

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    The Best Marinara Sauce

    I developed this recipe with a friend to make the most of a bumper crop of tomatoes. Now we like...


    Tuscan Fish Packets

    My husband does a lot of fishing, so I'm always looking for different ways to serve his catches. A professional...


    Garden Cheddar Frittata

    The potato crust on this pretty frittata is so easy to make, and everyone will love the taste. I’ve made...


    Tomato Shrimp Fettuccine

    Easy-to-prepare shrimp gets a spicy twist with the addition of crushed red pepper flakes. Adjust the pepper flakes if you...

    White Pizza with Roasted Tomatoes

    Like my grandmother taught me, I love using fresh, simple ingredients. In this low-cost recipe, creamy ricotta brings out the...


    Tomato Onion Quiche

    This pretty quiche is best fresh out of the oven when the cheese is wonderfully gooey. I especially enjoy it...

    Grilled Garden Pizza

    Dazzle your family and friends with pizzas fresh off the grill. We top them with Asiago, Parmesan, veggies and fresh...


    BLT Skillet Supper

    Chunks of bacon and tomato adorn this weeknight meal that is a pasta lover’s take on the beloved BLT. (The...


    Mushroom Primavera Pasta Sauce

    This meatless meal has plenty of mushrooms and vegetables in a rich tomato sauce. Serve over whole wheat pasta for...


    Italian Tomato Tart

    Give Christmas brunch a taste of Italy with this hearty deep-dish tart. Baked in a pastry crust, the fresh-tasting pie...

    Tomato-Basil Bruschetta Appetizer

    “It’s easy to double this great recipe for a crowd. You can make the tomato topping ahead, or keep it...


    Fresh Tomato Flatbread

    Looking for an easy appetizer or side? All you need are a can of ­refrigerated crescent rolls, fresh tomatoes, a...


    Hearty Tomato-Olive Penne

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


    Three-Cheese Veggie Pizza

    “We love pizza and consider ourselves connoisseurs. The breadsticks make this easy and a little different. We especially enjoy it...


    Garlic-Onion Tomato Pizza

    You won't miss the traditional tomato sauce when you bite into a slice of this pizza - it is absolutely...

    Scalloped Basil Tomatoes

    If your garden is flooded with tomatoes, be sure to try this scrumptious baked side dish from Edna Apostol of...


    Chunky Roasted Tomatoes

    Vine-ripened tomatoes roast up into a versatile sauce that's excellent over pasta, grilled chicken and fish or on toasted French...


    Tomato Spinach Pizza

    A bread machine saves time when preparing the thick homemade crust for this Italian treat. "My boys happily call it...


    Two-Tomato Pasta

    Plum and cherry tomatoes are put to delicious use in this breezy pasta combination. “This is my favorite summer pasta...


    Rustic Vegetarian Pizza

    "While my husband was stationed in the service in Naples, Italy, we tried all kinds of pizzas with fresh ingredients,"...


    White Bean Tomato Salad

    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...


    Bow Ties with Fresh Tomato Sauce

    I make this meatless dish often for my husband and me. Try it as a change of pace from traditional...


    Tomato Basil Bruschetta

    This is one of the appetizers my friends request most. There is rarely any left over when I serve it....

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    Linguine with Marinated Tomato and Basil

    Tired of pasta weighted down by sauce? Opt for Linda Nichols' nutritious toss-up of marinated tomatoes, linguine and cheese. "This...


    Tomato-Basil Baked Fish

    This recipe works successfully with many kinds of fish, while the rest of the ingredients are things you’re likely to...


    Petite Pea Tomato Salad

    From Aurora, Colorado, Janice Mitchell shares, "With it's bright colors this is beautiful on a holiday buffet table, but I...


    Sweet Pepper Sandwiches

    We love this recipe because it's easy and vegetarian. Family members assemble their own sandwiches to their liking. -Cara Neth...


    Tasty Tomato Pizza

    I’m known for bringing this party-style pizza everywhere I go. It’s an easy appetizer when you use refrigerated dough and...


    Tomato-Basil Salmon Steaks

    My family has always been big on seafood, and this pan-fried salmon went over really well! The fresh tomato and...