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?
Scrumptious Sausage Spaghetti Sauce
Make sure you give this sauce the 24 hours it needs to chill so the flavor of this sauce is at its best.
Sausage Tortellini Soup
Fresh refrigerated tortellini is usually found in the Italian food section of your local gorcer. Try some of the other varieties instead of cheese or mushroom.
Flatbread Pizza with Corn
We’re borrowing a page from our pizza-eating friends across the pond (where corn is one of the most popular toppings) for a summer-fresh, fast, easy dinner.
Marinated Herbed Tomato Salad
The sweetness of tomatoes and Vidalia onions with salty olives and an herby vinaigrette.
Spinach and Asiago Frittata
The strong, nutty taste of Italian Asiago cheese enhances the flavors of this easy frittata.
Lemon, olives, and capers elevate the flavors of this simple chicken and pasta dish.
Italian Roasted Beet Salad
Shades of magenta, green, and pearly white combine to make an elegant jewel of a salad, as pleasing to the eyes as it is to the palate.
Sicilian Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Marsala
Saute the spinach, garlic, red pepper, oregano and salt in 1 teaspoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes. Place in…
Honey Wheat Calzone
Sliced pepperoni and mozzarella cheese, all wrapped up in the honey-sweetened yeast bread.
Little Italy Panzanella
Arrange the bread cubes in a single layer on a baking sheet and coat with nonstick cooking spray. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for…
Italian Sausage-Stuffed Squash
Suit your taste . . . use mild, medium or HOT sausage. Great for a cold wintry day with a salad and hot crusty bread.
Caprese in a Bowl
Four main ingredients—including juicy, ripe tomatoes—star in this refreshing summer soup.