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?
Pancotto Italian Bread Soup
Simple, rustic and traditionally Italian, this bread soup (pancotto) features a bevy of vegetables.
Italian meatloaf served with carrots and polenta makes for a perfect weeknight dinner.
Easy Stuffed Rolled Chicken
Bacon, spinach, and cheese are stuffed inside chicken breasts for a loaded, satisfying dinner.
Bean and Tomato Toss
This Italian-inspired recipe uses white beans, herbs, and tomatoes to create the perfect vegetarian dish.
Italian Bean and Pasta Soup
This combination of creamy bean soup with al dente pasta is simply irresistible.
Fettuccine with Squash and Mint
Fettuccine pasta and ribbons of squash entwine for this lovely taste of summer.
Ricotta, Buffalo Mozzarella, Oregano and Cherry Tomato Pizza
Enjoy this classic Neapolitan pizza from the comforts of your home.
Cheese and Zucchini Stuffed Manicotti
When summer squash and tomatoes are in full swing, make this kid-friendly pasta dish.
Creamy Polenta with Garden Tomato Sauce and Sausage
This polenta is soft and delicious, topped with luscious tomato sauce and plenty of sausage.
Simple Sautéed Greens
Italian cooks know that olive oil, garlic and a pinch of salt can elevate just about any ingredient into something special.