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.

Four-Cheese Butternut Spaghetti Pie

Enjoy a classic spaghetti pie (all made in one pot!) featuring some healthy, vitamin A- and C-rich butternut squash.
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Double Pepper-Pepperoni Pizza Pasta

This one-pot pasta dinner has all the best flavors of a classic pepperoni pizza. Make it with Canadian bacon and pineapple for a Hawaiian pizza twist.
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Pesto Orecchiette with Spinach and Smoked Salmon

You'll never believe this fancy-looking pasta dinner cooks in the same pot AND in only 20 minutes. A fresh squeeze of lemon is the perfect finish to this easy pasta dish.
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Tuscan Chicken Two-Tomato Pasta

A bowl of pasta full of Italian flavor is the comforting one-pot dinner you deserve. We've combined fire-roasted tomatoes and dried tomatoes for a rich and tangy sauce.
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Cauliflower-Bacon Shells and Cheese

Cauliflower florets add a healthy punch to this one-pot dinner flavored with crispy bacon and a velvety two-cheese sauce.
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Creamy Sausage Rigatoni with Peas

This cream-sauced sausage pasta is the perfect one-pot meal for your family tonight.
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More Italian Recipes

Our Best Classic Italian Recipes to Bring Home the Flavors of Italy

Calling all spaghetti-lovers and pizza purists! You're going to fall for our delicious Italian recipes. These traditional dishes are our favorite Italian recipes—ones you'll want to share, hand down, and save in your recipe box. Sure, we have classic entrées like chicken Parmesan, fettuccine Alfredo, spaghetti carbonara, and Italian lasagna, but start with minestrone and end with tiramisu for the complete Italian experience!
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One-Step Ham Casserole

Preheat, stir, and bake. You can't ask much more of easy casseroles. This quick casserole recipe will surely become a weeknight staple.
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Herbed Linguine with Burnt Orange

Admittedly, fava beans do have a short season of availability. If you can't find those, swap in edamame for this spring pasta recipe.