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?
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.
Cilantro-Pumpkin Seed Pesto
Featuring a unique pairing of flavors, this pesto is an ideal garnish for grilled burgers or steak.
Corn, Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza
Fresh corn and ripe tomatoes make for a vibrant flatbread pizza, perfect for late summer gatherings.
Brie and Peaches Pizza
Brie and fresh peaches form the ultimate sweet and savory flatbread combo. Add a balsamic drizzle for a special-occasion touch.
Ham, Spinach and Cheddar Pizza
Ham, cheddar and spinach mingle atop store-bought flatbread for a super quick and easy appetizer—or main dish for two!