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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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    Avocado Bruschetta

    My mother shared this fabulous recipe with me, and I have shared it with many friends. They are always requesting this tasty appetizer. The flavor explosion is something else. —Stephanie Perenyi, Littleton, Colorado

    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....


    Eggplant Salad with Tomato and Goat Cheese

    Tender, grilled eggplant helps make this light summer salad feel like a meal. The balsamic dressing adds so much depth...


    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...


    Three-Cheese Florentine Burgers

    We love cheese. It's an ingredient that's always in my fridge. I came up with this recipe to showcase one...

    Best Bacon Bruschetta

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


    Sweet Pea Pesto Crostini

    I made a healthier spin on my favorite celebrity chef’s recipe by subbing in vegetable broth for some of the...

    Italian Sausage Bruschetta

    Sometimes I garnish each slice of this bruschetta with a sprig of fresh basil. —Teresa Ralston, New Albany, Ohio


    Filet Mignon with Red Wine Sauce

    If you need a company-pleasing entree, but have no time to fuss…let them eat steak! Savory wine sauce dresses up...


    Onion, Garlic & Brie Bruschetta

    This rich, sweet appetizer is party-perfect. The roasted garlic flavor is a real treat.
    Carole Bess White, Portland, Oregon


    Broiled Tomato-Mozzarella Dip

    This eye-catching and palate-pleasing dip features zippy tomatoes topped with plenty of mozzarella cheese. Party guests will wipe the plate...

    Olive and Herb Toasts

    Tangy olives pair well with the mild fresh mozzarella for crunchy, savory appetizers that can be assembled in no time.—Laura...


    Four-Cheese Broiled Tomato Slices

    My husband loves this recipe. It's a wonderful use for my garden tomatoes! —Jen Low, Buffalo, New York


    White Bean Crostini

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


    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...


    Florentine Frittata for Two

    This easy recipe makes a delicious breakfast or weeknight dinner using on-hand ingredients. For a heartier dish, add leftover chicken...

    Breaded Sirloin

    This recipe calls for beef steaks to be dipped in an egg mixture, then coated in a combination of seasoned...


    Meatball Sandwich Slices

    These sandwiches are ideal for everything from hurried family dinners to movie nights with friends. Three types of cheese give...


    Parmesan Ham Appetizers

    "I first tried this simple snack bread at an office Christmas party," recalls Marge Fisher of Arlington, Virginia. "The recipe...


    Italian Beef Kabobs

    Balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs combine in a marinade that gives great flavor to tender cubes of steak on shish...


    Sesame Pork with Garlic Cream

    Collette Conlan from Burleson, Texas shares her easy method for turning simple pork chops into a hearty summer dish for...


    Salmon with Fettuccine Alfredo

    Pat Patty used salmon, her imagination and her taste buds to come up with a smart twist on an Italian...


    Chicken Bread Salad

    Using leftover chicken or cooked chicken from the refrigerated section of your supermarket will shorten the preparation time for this...


    Broiled Vegetable Sandwiches

    Tender and crispy vegetables shine in this palate-pleasing sandwich recipe. Served on a warm toasted bun with fresh basil, mayonnaise...

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    Pepper Lover’s Pizza

    These colorful and versatile pizzas are piled high with peppers, but taste great with any veggies. They’re also a quick...


    Savory Pita Strips

    These crunchy sticks are wonderful with saucy pasta dishes as well as soups. I sometimes replace the butter with butter-flavored...


    Basil Cream Cheese Bruschetta

    This appealing appetizer takes classic bruschetta to new heights. Instead of olive oil, these savory treats are spread with reduced-fat...


    Eggplant Bruschetta

    Here’s a memorable take on an all-time classic. Maxine Petersohn tops eggplant slices with chopped tomatoes, fresh basil and cheese...


    Italian Pepper Steak

    Thin tender strips of sirloin steak are served with sauteed sweet peppers and onion in this pleasing entree from the...


    Turkey Meatball Subs

    Here's an easy and nutritious way to make meatballs without all the mess of frying. Slather them with spaghetti sauce...