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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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    How to Freeze Lasagna the Right Way

    Learn how to freeze lasagna so it reheats just as good as when it's freshly baked.

    The Best Sausage Pizzas

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


    Quick and Simple Meatballs

    Keep a batch of these meatballs in your freezer for an easy weeknight meal. This simple meatball recipe can be...


    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    Bananas Foster Gelato

    The classic combination of bananas and rum is reinvented as an ice cream dish that's even better with ribbons of...

    Pressure-Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

    With only a few ingredients, this roast beef is a snap to throw together. The meat turns out wonderfully tender....


    Tangerine Chocolate Semifreddo

    When I wanted a new frozen treat for my family, I came up with this citrusy, chocolaty version of classic...

    Italian Spiral Meat Loaf

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


    Three-Cheese & Pepper Penne

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


    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...


    Italian Enchiladas

    I created this twist on enchiladas one night when I wanted an easy oven meal and had extra tortillas on...

    Frozen Tiramisu

    Java fans will jump for this frosty mocha dessert. Because it requires time to freeze, it’s a great make-ahead option....


    Sausage Fettuccine Bake

    Rich and loaded with sausage, veggies and cheese, this family-pleasing dish will soon become a favorite. —Lisa Varner, Charleston, South...


    Big-Batch Marinara Sauce

    I typically freeze part of this marinara sauce to have on hand for guests or when I’m craving a comforting...



    Italian Sausage Spaghetti Sauce

    True, a jarred sauce offers wonderful convenience. But a homemade version absolutely can’t be beat! Try this versatile sauce over...

    Italian Lemon Frozen Dessert

    Lemon fans will favor the flavor of this refreshing dessert. I sometimes top individual servings with fresh berries.—Sally Sibthorpe, Shelby...


    Almond Peach Gelato

    This rich and delicious dessert is especially outstanding when served with warm peaches or peach pie.—Rita Kitsteiner, Tucson, Arizona


    Ham and Egg Breakfast Casseroles

    I made this breakfast casserole for my family one day as I tried using things up in my fridge. Even...


    Easy Mostaccioli

    This rich and cheesy casserole freezes so well that no one would ever guess it had been on ice! It’ll...


    Rich Italian Pasta Sauce

    “I got this recipe 25 years ago from my boyfriend's Italian barber. I've adjusted it a little and now it's...


    Red Clam Sauce

    This recipe tastes like an Italian restaurant specialty and cooks while you take care of other things. What a marvelous...


    Meaty Pasta Casseroles

    I love this recipe because it makes two hearty casseroles. Every time I make it I add a little something...


    Family-Favorite Pasta Sauce

    This hearty Italian-style meat sauce has a sweetness that I really love. It’s the recipe I use for spaghetti, lasagna...

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    Cappuccino Granita

    “I served this easy frozen dessert when a friend came to lunch during a heat wave. With coffee as the...


    Chicken & Sausage Manicotti

    Here's a scrumptious meal-in-one the whole gang will love. For a change, try it with ground turkey or beef instead...


    Creamy Lasagna Casserole

    Satisfy your gang with this casserole sent in by Shelly Korell. The Eaton, Colorado reader whips up a rich combination...


    Italian Spaghetti Bake

    This hearty casserole recipe makes two large baking dishes. The tasty layers of meat sauce, spaghetti and gooey cheese are...


    Meat Sauce for Pasta

    "I freeze a batch of this chunky sauce when I know I'll be entertaining weekend guests," says Alberta McKay of...


    Pesto Sauce

    I like to serve the pesto over butter gnocchi with an extra sprinkle of Parmesan cheese. Gnocchi are light little...