Italian Recipes

Everyone loves Italian night! Pasta and rich creamy sauces, pizza, and Italian desserts—there's something for everyone. Now there's no reason to go out for Italian when you can make the same recipes at home. When thinking of Italian food, pasta is usually the first thing that comes to mind. Our collection includes dozens of simple, so-easy pasta tosses that are perfect to feed the family on busy weeknights. When there's a bit more time for cooking, try any of our hearty casseroles, fresh takes on lasagna, or lusciously stuffed shells. Pizza is another Italian classic the whole family loves. We'll show you how to get everyone involved in making a pizza dinner and we'll share our favorite pizza recipes—there are even healthy pizza recipes for anyone with a mind to nutrition. To make cooking Italian even more convenient, we have recipes for soups, sandwiches, pastas, and meats that can all be prepared in the slow cooker so you can come home to a hot dinner that's ready to eat. We also have dozens of recipes for decadent Italian desserts for the perfect finish to your meal.

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Slow Cooker Italian Recipes

Slow-simmer one of these delectable Italian dishes for a tasty, flavorful dinner.

Healthy Italian Recipes

Mind your waistline while still enjoying your favorite Italian recipes.

24 Baked Pasta Recipes

Bring the flavors of Italy to your table with these bubbly baked pasta dishes.

Italian Recipes -- Our Favorite Dishes
Irresistible and Easy Pizza Recipes

Try your hand at homemade pizza. Your family can pick out their favorite toppings in these creative recipes.

Warm and Cheesy Lasagna Recipes

Lasagna is the ultimate comfort food. Make a crowd-pleasing version with our delicious baked recipes.

Sensational Spaghetti Recipes

Spaghetti and Italian go hand-in-hand. Grab a fork and get ready to twirl one of these recipes tonight.

Learn How to Make Popular Italian Dishes
How to Make Cavatelli Pasta

Follow our step-by-step photos to make your own Italian cavatelli pasta. It makes a fresh addition to any meal.

How to Make Homemade Ravioli

We have the seven steps that we promise are worth it. Homemade ravioli is a real Italian treat!

How to Choose and Cook Spaghetti

Enjoy this beloved comfort food with our easy cooking tips. We even have 10 toppers to try.

How to Make Italian Meatballs

Italian meatballs are delicious as an appetizer, sauced over pasta, or simmered in soup.

Everything in Italian Recipes
  • All-Time Favorite Italian Recipes

    Mama Mia! Create a delectable Italian meal with our best recipes for appetizers, soups, entrees, and desserts.

  • Healthy Italian Recipes

    Don’t forgo your favorite Italian recipes because they don’t fit into your diet. Try our healthy dishes instead.

  • Italian Slow Cooker Recipes

    Start your day by preparing an Italian dinner in the slow cooker. Choose from spaghetti, pesto chicken, and more.

  • Beautiful Biscotti Recipes

    Finish your meal with one of our tasty biscotti recipes that goes perfectly with coffee or an after-dinner drink.

  • Scrumptious Italian Desserts

    We’ve conjured up the delicious flavors of Italy with our cakes, tortes, cobblers, cookies, puddings, plus more.

Pasta Classics
  • Vegetarian Pasta: 15 Meat-Free Italian Dishes

    Italian goes meat-free with our vegetarian pasta recipes. Try one for your next dinner.

  • 14 Delicious Lemon Pasta Recipes

    Give your pasta recipe a flavor boost with one of our delicious lemon pasta recipes. You won't be able to get enoug...

  • Baked Pasta Recipes

    We love bubbly baked pasta recipes, especially when made with cheese, fresh veggies, and other delish ingredients.

  • We Love Pesto Pasta

    Pesto pasta -- yum! Make one of these tasty pasta recipes for your next Italian night.

  • Pasta Salad: 20 Recipes to Try

    We’ve given pasta salad a few yummy twists with ingredients like roasted veggies, shrimp, ramen noodles, and tuna.

  • Stuffed Pasta Dishes

    Our yummy stuffed shells, ravioli, manicotti, tortellini, and more make a scrumptious lunch or dinner.

  • Lasagna Recipes

    Whether it's vegetarian or classic, we can't help but go back for seconds of the wholesome pasta casserole.

  • Mac 'n' Cheese: 10 to Try

    Count on these 10 macaroni and cheese recipes when you need a quick and easy meal with plenty of creative options.

  • 20 Delicious Italian Pasta Recipes

    You’ll never tire of our tasty collection of Italian pasta recipes such as crab-filled ravioli and artichoke lasagn...

  • How to Make Cavatelli Pasta

    Food Network star Donatella Arpaia shows how easy it is to make her homemade cavatelli with shrimp recipe.

  • How to Make Spaghetti

    We’ll show you how to make everyone’s favorite pasta dish and provide 10 toppers to make it even tastier.

  • Sensational Spaghetti Recipes

    We’ve tossed together our best spaghetti recipes such as carbonara, pesto, spicy shrimp, lemon-basil, and more.

  • 10 Surprising Things to Do with Pasta

    Beyond the basics, these pasta recipes feature your favorite Italian pastas in new, fresh recipes.



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