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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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    Homemade Marinara Sauce

    This quick and easy homemade marinara sauce is my kids' favorite. It works fantastic with spaghetti, and my kids love it in meatball subs, too. —Cara Bjornlie, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

    Marinara

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


    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...


    Zucchini Roll-Ups

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


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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...

    Cheesy Bruschetta Spread

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


    Tortellini with Tomato Spinach Cream Sauce

    I enjoy all things pasta, and tortellini is my favorite. The flavor of this dish is amazing. Even my husband,...

    Roasted Red Pepper Cheese Puffs

    These are as pretty as they are delicious. I came up with this recipe one day when I was planning...


    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...


    Sun-Dried Tomato & Goat Cheese Bites

    I play Bunco once a month and one of my fellow players brought this for us to snack on. I...

    Caprese Salad

    My husband and I love Caprese salad, but not the high prices we pay for it in restaurants. Here, we...


    Herb-Crusted Tomatoes & Sweet Peas

    Brighten up your spring meals with this fabulously fresh and easy side dish. Vibrant green peas and bold red cherry...


    Makeover Italian Pasta Salad

    Here’s the perfect side dish for summer picnics or fall potlucks—and no one would ever guess that it’s been slimmed...


    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...

    Three-Cheese & Pepper Penne

    This creamy pasta entree comes together in a snap. It makes two casseroles, so you can freeze one or share...


    Sausage, Artichoke & Sun-Dried Tomato Ragu

    This is a thick and hearty spaghetti sauce that's simple to prepare. Like all good spaghetti sauces, this one tastes...


    Mediterranean Pasta Caesar Toss

    Get creative using convenience items with a fresh take on ravioli. Try this lightened-up pasta toss for an al fresco...


    Linguine with Edamame and Tomatoes

    Featuring garden-fresh basil, cherry tomatoes, and edamame, this bright and hearty dish is a marvelous meatless meal any weeknight. —Diana...


    Homemade Italian Sausage Sandwiches

    Perfect for the summer grilling season, this flavorful and hearty Italian sausage sandwich will be a picnic favorite for sure!...


    Tomato Onion Quiche

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


    Basil Tomato Bread

    This bread is best served with a bowl of soup or spaghetti and sauce. It will disappear so quickly you...


    Tomato-Walnut Pesto Spread

    Whenever I bring this popular spread to parties, I know I'm going to get recipe requests. The red, green and...

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    Marinated Veggie Beef Kabobs

    These colorful kabobs are a wonderful way to showcase fresh veggies from your garden. Each bite is tender and flavorful,...


    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...


    Ham & Sun-Dried Tomato Alfredo

    This quick Alfredo dish seems decadent and special. No one will guess it's prepared with just five ingredients! Sun-dried tomatoes...


    Sun-Dried Tomato Cheese Biscuits

    On busy weeknights, I whip up these biscuits-especially when we're eating Italian. By the time the pasta's done cooking, they're...