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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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    Eggplant Parmesan Sliders

    These party-ready eggplant parmesan sliders are easy for guests to grab (and are vegetarian-friendly!). The lemon-ricotta spread really adds a level of flavor to these delicious bites. —Debbie Glasscock, Conway, Arkansas

    Stuffed Pizza Bites

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


    Green Chile Prosciutto Appetizers

    I created these prosciutto appetizers for my husband who enjoys green chiles. He loves these rolls so much he could...


    Air-Fryer Quinoa Arancini

    We love arancini, but they're not the healthiest option! I wanted to make a version that we could enjoy guilt-free....


    Cheesy Meatball Sliders

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

    Avocado Bruschetta

    My mother shared this fabulous recipe with me, and I have shared it with many friends. They are always requesting...


    Mushroom Olive Bruschetta

    After experimenting with different ingredients and flavor combinations, I came up with this variation on traditional tomato-based bruschetta. I've also...

    Italian Meatballs and Sausages

    Here’s a wonderful appetizer for the big game or any family function. Very easy to prepare and also very tasty....


    65 Italian Potluck Recipes That Serve a Crowd

    It's a family-style potluck starring oodles of noodles, a bounty of bread, scores of sweets and all the Italian recipes...


    Cheesy Bruschetta Spread

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


    Quinoa Arancini

    We love arancini, but they’re not the healthiest thing going! I wanted to make
    a version that we could...

    Grilled Bruschetta

    This is my go-to appetizer in the summer when tomatoes and basil are fresh from the garden. The balsamic glaze...


    Pressure-Cooker Caponata

    This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....


    45 Mediterranean Diet Appetizers

    Party on without the guilt when you savor these Mediterranean diet appetizers.


    Skewered Ravioli with Creamy Tomato Dipping Sauce

    I wanted to make an easy appetizer with my favorite pasta, cheese ravioli, but didn't want the mess of frying....


    Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta

    Here's an interesting spin on bruschetta. The creamy ricotta cheese spread is an ideal complement to the sweet, minty strawberry...

    Marinara-Mozzarella Dip

    Talk about easy! With three ingredients and two loaves of baguette-style French bread, this marinara mozzarella dip is an easy...


    70 Best Italian Appetizers to Make Tonight

    Just because it's Italian, doesn't mean you have to spend all day in the kitchen. Try one of our easy...


    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...


    Antipasto Recipes You’ll Want to Make ASAP

    Olives and meats and cheeses, oh my! Start your meal off right with the irresistible taste of these antipasto recipes.


    Slow-Cooker Caponata

    This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....


    Sweet Onion Bread Skillet

    Because there are only a few ingredients in this recipe, you’ll get the best results if you use the finest...


    Cheese & Pepperoni Pizza Dip

    You know those times when you want to use up a few ingredients and nothing comes to mind? Spaghetti sauce,...


    Warm Olive Bruschetta

    Cream cheese and ripe olives add heartiness to the usual bruschetta with tomatoes. The flavors blend beautifully.

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    Pesto Dip with Parmesan Toast

    “We created this recipe at my office when we had leftover mayonnaise and pesto and weren’t sure what do to...


    Tomato-Squash Appetizer Pizza

    I was looking for quick weeknight meals that would use the fresh herbs from my windowsill garden when I decided...


    Crispy Grilled Zucchini with Marinara

    You don’t need a deep-fat fryer for the crispiest little snacks around; let the indoor grill do the work! Try...


    Crispy Eggplant Bruschetta

    One word describes this summer appetizer..."wonderful"! The crispy exterior of the tender eggplant slices and the robust taste of tomato...


    Polenta Mushroom Appetizers

    Simple ingredients—in fact you probably have most if not all in your kitchen— are used to create a fantastic, but...


    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...