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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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    Pasta with Prosciutto and Peas

    This elevated pasta with prosciutto and peas will make your guests think you spent all day in the kitchen. It's the perfect holiday dish without a lot of work. —Amy White, Manchester, Connecticut

    The Best Sausage Pizzas

    What makes this recipe unique is the slow overnight fermentation of the dough. The flour has time to hydrate and...


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    Cast-Iron Favorite Pizza

    Cast-iron skillets are the perfect vessel for a crisp, deep-dish pizza without needing any extra cookware. Our team developed this...


    Pressure-Cooker Italian Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    Enjoy all the flavors of Italian sausage sandwiches with this healthier alternative. —Lia Dellario, Middleport, New York


    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...

    Meat Lover’s Pizza Rice Skillet

    My son named this "pizza rice" after I threw together a quick dinner from what I had in the fridge...


    Turkey & Pork Meatballs

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

    Pasticho (Venezuelan Lasagna)

    Since I was a child knew my passion was to cook and I would invent new dishes. I sampled a...


    Sicilian Meat Sauce

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


    Hot Antipasto Subs

    Hot or cold, these loaded sandwiches are always a family hit. They blend all the robust flavors of antipasto into...


    Italian Spiral Meat Loaf

    Take a classic comfort food to delicious new heights with this impressive recipe. Sausage, pizza sauce and mozzarella give Italian...

    Best Bacon Bruschetta

    Here’s my twist on the traditional BLT sandwich. I tossed in fresh basil, feta cheese and balsamic vinaigrette. The small...


    Fontina Ham Stromboli

    “Pesto seasons these savory meat- and cheese-stuffed slices that my family and friends love. The loaves freeze well—baked or unbaked.”


    Makeover Bacon Chicken Alfredo

    This healthier version of bacon chicken Alfredo offers all the creamy comfort and rich homey flavor of the original, but...


    Slow-Cooker Italian Sloppy Joes

    These tasty sloppy joes with plenty of mass appeal are perfect for a gathering. If you're taking them to an...


    Saltimbocca with Chicken

    This is one of my favorite meals my mom used to make. Traditionally, it's made with veal, but I created...

    Tortellini and Ham

    A couple of convenience items form the base of this quick meal. It's sure to become a staple when you...


    Six-Cheese Lasagna

    No one will ever guess how easy this hearty lasagna is to make. No-boil noodles and prepared spaghetti sauce save...


    Sausage and Spinach Tortellini Soup

    My husband’s grandmother used to make this soup with her own homemade sausage and tortellini. Since the recipe has been...


    Pork with Gorgonzola Sauce

    A tangy Gorgonzola cheese sauce dresses up tender slices of pork. Served alongside steamed broccoli, this special entree is sure...


    Spooky Pizza

    Pizza is always a hit, and it’s even better with a homemade touch. This simple recipe gives this pizza a...


    Veal Saltimbocca

    A delicious wine sauce makes this hearty entree even more special. You can assemble the rolls ahead of time and...


    Sausage Risotto with Spinach and Tomatoes

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    Christine Riccitelli, Danville, California
    Christine loves Italian food and created this delicious dish with an Italian flair.


    Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

    The addition of pancetta lends a wonderful smoky flavor to crisp-tender brussels sprouts, giving them mass appeal.—Mandy Rivers, Lexington, South...

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    Sausage & Penne Marinara

    It’s hard to beat the classic Italian flavors of this hearty, comforting dish. It has a slight kick, so omit...


    Loaded Chicken Carbonara Cups

    Spaghetti cupcakes with a chicken carbonara twist make for a tasty, fun family dinner. Whole wheat pasta and reduced-fat ingredients...


    Bacon Bolognese

    Pasta with ground beef was a house staple as I was growing up. I’ve added bacon, white wine and juicy...


    Turkey Linguine with Tomato Cream Sauce

    I love an easy weeknight meal! This meal comes together quickly and uses up that half block of cream cheese...


    BLT Skillet Supper

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


    Simple Italian Pork Chops

    These juicy Italian pork chops are simmered in a scrumptious sauce that's just perfect for spooning over mashed potatoes. And...