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 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.
Quick and Easy Italian Apple Fritters
Traditional Italian fritters made with plenty of fresh apples, ready in 30 minutes or less.
Quick and Easy Pappardelle with Cauliflower and Gorgonzola
This rich, authentic Italian pasta dish comes together in 30 minutes.
Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms and Creamy Polenta
Budget-friendly chicken thighs, mushrooms and polenta come together for a decadent special occasion meal on a dime.
Chicken Meatballs with Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce
Homemade chicken meatballs bathed in cream sauce, poured over your favorite pasta.
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter, Sage and Parmesan
The slight sweetness of the gnocchi contrasts perfectly to super savory brown butter sauce and a sprinkling of salty Parmesan cheese.