Mamma Mia! Italian food is one of the most popular ethnic cuisines in America. With stellar ingredients like fresh pasta, Italian Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Prosciutto di Parma (ham), along with ripe tomatoes, olives and olive oil, how could Italian food be anything but fantastic?
A lightly dressed fennel salad, served with shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and a sprinkling of pistachios.
Baked Pumpkin with Marinated Herbs and Gorgonzola
Welcome autumn with herb-roasted pumpkin served with crumbled Gorgonzola cheese.
Pasta with Eggplant Sauce
Pasta coated in a simple eggplant puree, studded with hazelnuts and capers.
Comforting Chicken Minestrone
The addition of flavorful chicken thighs makes this hearty Italian classic even more satisfying.
Avocado Mint Pesto
A vibrant homemade pesto recipe that pairs beautifully with anything from pasta to pita chips.
Warm Cherry Tomato Caprese Crostini
A combination of warm, juicy blistered tomatoes and crusty Italian bread make this appetizer perfect for summer entertaining.
Easy Tomato Jam
This intensely-flavored jam is the perfect topping for pizza, crostini, pasta, burgers or sandwiches.
Crispy Baked Ravioli Appetizer
This easy Italian-inspired appetizer comes together in a snap—no frying required.
Eggplant Pasta Alla Norma
A vegetarian pasta dish, tossed in a light tomato sauce and finished with fresh basil and grated Parmesan cheese.
Easy Salsa Spaghetti with Olives and Basil
The beautifully blended flavors of juicy tomatoes, fresh basil and black olives, all tossed and tangled up in a plate of spaghetti.
Lighter Chicken Parm Sandwiches
These kid-friendly (and waistline-friendly) chicken sandwiches come together in less than 30 minutes.
Vegetarian Mushroom Bolognese
This vegetarian variation is hearty and rich, even without the beef or milk required for traditional bolognese.
Classic Quick Bolognese
Because everyone needs at least one classic, savory Italian dish you can make on the fly.
Easy Macaroni au Gratin with Béchamel Sauce
Decadent baked Italian macaroni with Parmesan cheese and creamy Béchamel sauce.