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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Carbonara-Style Pasta with Peas and Shiitake "Bacon"
Rating: Unrated 2
Pan-fried mushrooms stand in for traditional pancetta in this meat-free riff on carbonara.
Chicken and Cauliflower Pasta
Rating: Unrated 2
If you can't find crispy chickpeas (in the snack aisle or health food section), use toasted pine nuts or roasted almonds.
Sausage-Gravy Breakfast Pizza
Here's a new take on biscuits and gravy to start your day. Complete with a biscuit crust, sausage-gravy sauce, eggs, and cheese, this is a breakfast pizza recipe that combines all-star morning faves into one delicious bite.
Green Pizza
Flavors of the traditional Italian escarole-stuffed pie known as pizza di scarola inspired this weeknight sheet-pan pizza recipe. For carnivores, top it with diced salami or thinly sliced prosciutto before baking.
Sourdough Pasta with Herbed Brown Butter Sauce
That's right, you can even make noodles from your sourdough discard. Follow our process and top with a simple sauce of butter, garlic, herbs, and black pepper.
Air-Fryer White Pizza
Our quick and easy food processor pizza dough becomes the base for oodles of cheese, garlic, and fresh basil in this air-fryer pizza recipe.

More Italian Recipes

Cannoli Bars
Enjoy the same rich and tangy flavor as your favorite Italian pastry in the form of a decadent dessert bar.
Creamy Orecchiette with Spinach, Artichokes, and Bacon
Orecchiette pasta, known as "little ear," comes from Southern Italy. It works well for sauces, which collect in the pasta's concave shape.
Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Spoon this delicious low-sugar sauce over shrimp and fish, drizzle over tacos or quesadillas, or toss with rice and pasta.