85+ BEST Italian Foods (with EASY Recipes!)

Wondering what the best Italian foods are? There are so many great options! From pasta, to pizza, risotto, and more! Here are 85+ of the BEST Italian recipes to try at home!

Italian food is comfort food at its finest!

Whether you’re craving a rich bowl of risotto, a saucy plate of pasta, or a delicious Italian chicken dish like Chicken Piccata or Chicken Marsala, you’ll find a tasty recipe here.

Below are some classic Italian dessert recipes that you may or may not have tried.

Some of these, like my Nana’s Sunday Gravy and Lasagna with Bechamel, are traditional Italian recipes, while others, like these Pasta Chips and Toasted Ravioli, are more new-school recipes with an Italian-twist. But the one thing they all have in common is that they’re super delicious and easy to prepare!

Find something everyone will love with these 85+ easy Italian recipes. Buon appetito!

PS – Don’t forget about these Italian appetizers, classic Italian soups and the BEST Italian desserts too! And toast to the occasion with one of these Italian cocktails.

The BEST Italian Recipes to Try Out!

Appetizers

Start off your Italian meal with one of these tasty appetizers!

Side view of Avocado bites wrapped in prosciutto on wood cutting board.
Prosciutto Wrapped Avocado Bites are the perfect party appetizer. They’re an easy to make, no-bake finger food and come together in under 10 minutes!
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Crostini dipped into melty goat cheese.
This baked goat cheese appetizer is super simple to throw together at the last minute with just 3 ingredients! Chevre is baked in marinara sauce until hot and bubbly – Perfect for spreading on crostini.
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Grana padano wrapped in prosciutto and topped with fig jam.
These bites of Prosciutto Wrapped Grana Padano with Fig Preserves are the perfect party snack. This easy to make, no-bake finger food comes together in under 10-minutes.
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Pasta chips on plate with small bowl of dipping sauce.
Pasta Chips are the latest TikTok food trend. Made with cooked pasta that's coated with parmesan, garlic powder and Italian seasoning. Then air fried (or baked in the oven) until crispy, crunchy & delicious!
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Overhead shot of small bowl of tapenade on grey plate with crostini scattered about.
This easy Olive Spread (Olive Tapenade) comes together in just 10 minutes in your food processor or blender. It's amazing as an appetizer for parties, served as part of a charcuterie board, or used as a sandwich spread.
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Sausage bites arranged on grey plate with small bowl of mustard sauce.
Sausage Bites are simmered in white wine & served with a creamy, spicy mustard dipping sauce. They’re a delicious party appetizer that cooks up quick.
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Overhead shot of serving tray of toasted ravioli with bowl of marinara sauce.
Air Fryer Ravioli. Coated in a cheesy, breadcrumb mixture and then air fried until crispy and delicious! Serve this yummy appetizer with marinara sauce or alfredo sauce and enjoy! 
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Baked artichoke hearts in baking dish after cooking.
These Stuffed Artichoke Hearts take all the work out of actually stuffing an artichoke. Canned artichoke hearts are arranged in a dish and topped with a “stuffing” of breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, and garlic.
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crostini lasagna appetizer on grey plate
These Lasagna Crostini are a perfect make ahead party appetizer. The Italian meat sauce, creamy ricotta and melty mozzarella cheese are irresistible.
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Salads

These zesty Italian salads are the perfect companion to rich, saucy dishes.

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This Kale Caesar Salad is topped with crispy homemade croutons and parmesan cheese. Massaging the creamy garlic dressing into the kale makes it extra tender and delicious.
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Overhead shot of arugula salad next to shaved parmesan.
This Arugula Salad recipe with red wine vinaigrette is my go-to green salad. The arugula has a peppery bite to it which pairs wonderfully with the acid in the vinaigrette. It’s the perfect salad for pairing with rich dishes.
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Overhead shot of cherry tomato salad in grey bowl.
This Cherry Tomato Salad with Roasted Lemons is the perfect side dish. Sweet tomatoes combine with a tangy vinaigrette and delicious roasted lemons. 
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Pasta salad in bowl on wooden cutting board next to bowl of pepper flakes.
This Zucchini Pasta Salad recipe may be the best I've tried to date! Packed with sauteed zucchini, loads of parmesan cheese, fresh dill and crunchy walnuts.
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Overhead shot of peach caprese salad on grey plate next to wooden cutting board.
This fresh and tangy Peach Caprese Salad features sweet peaches, creamy burrata cheese, and juicy tomatoes. A perfect blend of summery flavors, this simple yet delicious salad is the ideal late summer side dish!
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Fennel salad with chickpeas in white bowl.
This Fennel and Chickpea Salad is tossed in a light citrus vinaigrette & topped with parmesan. It’s the perfect make-ahead salad for potlucks or lunches.
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Serving spoon in bowl of tomato cucumber salad.
This Tomato Cucumber Salad features fresh cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, and crisp red onion. Dressed in a tangy homemade red wine vinaigrette, every bite is bursting with refreshing Mediterranean flavors!
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Prepared radicchio salad in grey bowl with serving utensils.
This delicious Italian Radicchio Salad is dressed in a creamy lemon-vinaigrette and tossed with buttery calvestrano olives, tasty breadcrumbs and nutty parmesan cheese. And, a special tip ensures that your radicchio won't be bitter!
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Overhead shot of farro salad in large black bowl with spoon.
This Farro Salad with Basil & Lemon Tahini Dressing is a delicious salad that can be made ahead of time, making it perfect for busy workday lunches or potlucks.
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Side Dishes

These Italian side dishes can complete any meal.

Close up of Italian White Beans with sage.
These Italian White Beans are cooked low and slow with a bit of sage and garlic, resulting in plump, yet firm beans that are delicious dressed with a bit of olive oil or served on top of crostini.
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Sauteed zucchini and squash in skillet.
You can serve Sauteed Zucchini and Squash with practically anything! It’s a simple side dish that showcases sliced and seared summer squash and savory Italian flavors.
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Sauteed spinach in white bowl.
Add a healthy boost of nutrients to your dinner with this easy Sauteed Spinach. Baby spinach is added to a skillet along with garlic and olive oil, then sauteed gently to create a simple side dish that pairs with any meal!
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Artichokes in instant pot liner.
Instant Pot Artichokes are quick and easy to make with the help of your electric pressure cooker. Plus, this recipe gives them SO much flavor!
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Soups

These tasty Italian soups can be eaten as a starter, or pair them with some garlic bread or foccacia and a salad (from the list above) for a full meal.

Italian wedding soup in small grey bowl with parmesan.
This Italian Wedding Soup marries delicious Italian flavors together in one pot! Made with homemade meatballs, vegetables, kale, and pasta, this classic soup is easy to make in less than an hour on the stove top.
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Instant Pot Minestrone Soup cooks in just 5 minutes! Loaded with veggies, beans, and delicious pasta, then topped with lots of nutty parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. Serve it with crostini for dipping into that delicious broth.
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Bowl of tortellini in broth with spoon.
Tortellini en Brodo is an incredibly simple yet super satisfying appetizer made by simmering cheese-filled tortellini in rich chicken broth. The recipe puts a semi-homemade spin on a traditional Italian soup.
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Overhead close up of bowl of zuppa toscana.
Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana (Olive Garden Copycat) tastes just like the original, but it’s made super quick and easy with the help of your electric pressure cooker. Hearty, creamy & delicious, it will quickly become your favorite instant pot soup recipe
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Tomato Orange Soup is the creamiest tomato soup recipe you will find. Plus, it's got a great tang for the orange juice. It's the perfect winter soup for chilly days.
This Tomato Bisque Soup is the richest, creamiest tomato soup you’ve ever tried, with a splash of fresh orange juice for a bit of extra tang! Inspired by Elephant’s Deli in Portland, Oregon.
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Bowl of creamy quinoa soup with spoon.
This Creamy Italian Quinoa Soup is not only amazingly delicious, but it’s also packed with protein, fiber and essential vitamins and antioxidants. 
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Bowl of lasagna soup.
Instant Pot Lasagna Soup tastes just like lasagna without all the work. Your electric pressure cooker makes it super simple. 
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Gnocchi

Everyone loves pillowy gnocchi! Be sure to check out these 15+ sauces for gnocchi and side dishes for gnocchi too!

Overhead close up of gnocchi in grey bowl tossed with tomato sauce.
Potato Gnocchi is fun & easy to make at home! This homemade gnocchi is made with just 4-ingredients! It's so pillow-y and delicious, you won't go back to store-bought gnocchi. Toss it with Sunday gravy, pesto, or browned butter & sage. 
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Cheesy Baked Gnocchi with Pumpkin & Kale. Made with gruyere, mozzarella and parmesan, this dish is a cheese lovers dream. And the addition of seasonal pumpkin & kale makes it perfect for the Fall.
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Overhead close up of blue cheese gnocchi tossed with prosciutto and spinach.
This Blue Cheese Gnocchi with Frizzled Prosciutto is pure decadence. A rich blue cheese sauce coats the gnocchi which is tossed with a bit of fresh spinach and topped with some crispy prosciutto. 
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Sweet potato gnocchi in white bowl next to sage leaves and parmesan rind.
Learn how to make sweet potato gnocchi with this easy recipe. You only need 5-ingredients to make them! Dressed up with a browned butter sage sauce that’s packed with flavor.
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Pasta

Pasta is a quintessential Italian staple. Be sure to check out these easy sides for pasta and the best pasta wine pairings too!

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Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta – a super easy pasta dish with the most delicious, creamy sun-dried tomato sauce loaded with mozzarella & parmesan cheese. This vegetarian dinner will be on your dinner table in 20 minutes! 
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Piece of lasagna in serving dish.
This show-stopping Lasagna with Bechamel is layered with a slow-simmered meat sauce and homemade bechamel sauce. It’s a creamy, close-to-authentic Italian lasagna you’ll never forget!
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Overhead shot of blt pasta in white bowl on wood background next to glass of wine.
BLT Pasta is a quick and easy weeknight dinner that’s budget friendly too!
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Two manicotti in white bowl topped with parsley.
This 3-cheese stuffed manicotti recipe is made extra easy by using no boil lasagna noodles instead of pasta tubes. That means no need for a piping bag to fill them, and they come together so quickly. They’ll be ready to bake in just 10 minutes! 
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Overhead shot of creamy tortellini in bowl topped with burrata cheese.
You won’t believe how easy it is to make this indulgent and delicious Tortellini in Cream Sauce (with Burrata Cheese)! A marinara and garlicky cream sauce are tossed with cheese tortellini in one pan and topped with burrata. It’s the ultimate comfort food!
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Overhead shot of penne alla vodka in white bowl next to glass of red wine.
This Pasta Alla Vodka recipe will be a definite keeper. Pasta is tossed in a tomato vodka sauce that’s deliciously creamy and kicked up with a sprinkling of red pepper flakes.
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Shrimp Fra Diavolo features sautéed shrimp tossed in a spicy tomato sauce spiked with white wine. It's a quick & easy delicious pasta recipe perfect for the weeknight dinner table. 
 
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Overhead shot of bowl of sunday gravy.
This Authentic Italian Sunday Gravy is what I grew up eating every week. Nana’s tomato meat sauce holds a fond place in my heart, and her recipe lives on to this day in my recipe box. It’s my most requested recipe and today I’m sharing it with you.
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Overhead close up shot of feta pasta in shallow white bowl.
This Ground Lamb Pasta with feta, cherry tomatoes & calabrian chiles is the tastiest way to recreate the baked feta TikTok craze that's been sweeping the internet. It's creamy, tangy and so super delicious!
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Overhead shot of two bowls of garlic and oil pasta next to small bowls of chili flakes and parmesan.
Garlic and Oil Pasta (or Spaghetti Aglio e Olio) is a traditional Italian recipe that comes together in under 20 minutes. It’s made with a short list of flavorful ingredients, ensuring that it’s always simple, quick, and tasty.
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Overhead shot of spaghetti alla nerano in white bowl with fork.
This Spaghetti alla Nerano recipe is a rich and creamy pasta made with fried zucchini and parmesan cheese. It’s a restaurant-worthy dish with gourmet flavors, but comes together in minutes!
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Tuna Noodle Casserole with Piquillo Peppers and Gruyere Cheese is an upgraded version of the classic tuna noodle casserole. Spiked with a bit of white wine and topped with buttery parmesan breadcrumbs – Yum! | platingsandpairings.com
This easy Tuna Noodle Casserole with Gruyere & Piquillo Peppers is an upgraded version of classic tuna noodle casserole. Spiked with white wine & topped with panko.
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Instant Pot Spaghetti is an easy and delicious weeknight meal the whole family will love! Made with simple ingredients, this comfortingly classic spaghetti recipe is ready in 30 minutes!
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Bowl of goat cheese pasta tossed with kale pesto and topped with dollops of goat cheese.
Creamy Goat Cheese Pasta will be on your table in 20 minutes! Swirled with a dreamy, lemony-kale pesto. It’s basically heaven in a bowl. 
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Sun dried pesto tossed with pasta and served in grey bowl with burrata cheese.
Sun Dried Tomato Pesto (Pesto Rosso) is delicious tossed with pasta or gnocchi, spread on crostini, or dolloped on chicken, steak or pork. Made with just a handful of simple ingredients in 5 minutes! 
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Overhead close up of bowl of pasta tossed with broccoli pesto.
Broccoli Pesto Pasta is a healthy-ish way to indulge in a big bowl of pasta. This homemade broccoli pesto with fresh basil, parmesan cheese, garlic, olive oil and lemon is rich, creamy and delicious. Swirl it together with your favorite pasta and top it with some extra parmesan and walnuts for a delicious nutty flavor & crunch.
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Hands holding bowl of pasta topped with slow cooker bolognese.
This Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce would make my Nana Lamancuso proud. It’s silky and luscious with super tender meat and so much flavor. Crockpot bolognese is where it’s at! 
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Overhead close up of bowl of fennel pasta topped with ricotta and breadcrumbs.
This Fennel Pasta recipe features fresh linguini tossed in a light lemon sauce with roasted fennel. It’s topped with dollop of ricotta cheese for extra richness. 
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Two bowls of pasta with white bolognese.
This White Bolognese Sauce combines beef & Italian sausage in this silky, rich & delicately spiced sauce that’s perfect for topping a bowl of pasta!
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Overhead shot of plate of squid ink pasta.
This recipe for Squid Ink Pasta with Shrimp & Cherry Tomatoes only looks fancy. It’s easy to make in under 30 minutes and the flavor is delicious!
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Overhead shot of bowl of pasta with roasted tomato sauce.
This Butter Roasted Tomato Sauce comes together easily, with no chopping or constant stove monitoring. Just pop it in the oven and let the roasting process intensify the flavor of canned tomatoes.
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This Lentil Bolognese Sauce can be made in no time with the help of your Instant Pot.
This Lentil Bolognese Sauce can be made in no time with the help of your Instant Pot.
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Bowl of pea and bacon pasta on white counter.
This Pea & Bacon Pasta comes together in just 20 minutes! It’s a delicious (and budget friendly) dinner that’s perfect for any night of the week. 
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This creamy lobster ravioli sauce takes less than 30 minutes to make and will bring any packaged or homemade lobster ravioli to life with its fresh flavor and creamy rich texture.
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Brussel Sprout Pasta will be ready in just 30 minutes! Shaved brussels sprouts are tossed with pasta & a delicious mustard & pecorino romano cheese sauce.
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Overhead shot of lemon pasta in bowl next to charred lemon halves.
This easy Lemon Pasta is deliciously tangy and creamy, plus it comes together in under 15 minutes!
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Overhead shot of bowl of cooked tomato couscous with spoon.
Israeli couscous with tomatoes is an amazing side dish full of flavor. Toasted pearl couscous is tossed with a burst tomato sauce and finished with a squeeze of lime for a delightful tang. Yum!
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Risottos

Creamy, comforting, risotto. Here’s some suggestions on what to serve with risotto too!

Finished Mushroom risotto in dutch oven.
This Mushroom Risotto is rich, creamy and totally decadent. 
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Overhead shot of hand holding bowl of butternut squash risotto.
This always rich and warming Butternut Squash Risotto is the perfect meal for fall. Roasted squash, creamy and tender rice, and fresh sage come together to form dreamy and heavenly flavors in every bite.
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Prepared Chicken risotto in grey serving bowl with spoon.
Chicken Risotto is a crowd-pleasing meal full of cozy and comforting flavors. It’s topped with crispy pan-fried chicken and elevated with lemon and mascarpone cheese. Perfect for weeknights and dinner parties!
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Overhead shot of prepared shrimp risotto in grey bowl with spoon.
This Shrimp Risotto has a rich seafood flavor and is deliciously creamy. It’s easy to make at home and perfect for an elegant dinner.
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Overhead close up of tomato risotto on black plate garnished with fresh basil and balsamic glaze.
This creamy tomato risotto features all the flavors of your favorite caprese salad. Fresh tomatoes, basil and melty mozzarella cheese combine with the creamy risotto. Finished off with a balsamic glaze drizzle. 
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Lemon risotto in grey bowl topped with charred lemon and basil sprigs.
Indulge in this luxurious Lemon Risotto with Mascarpone. Rich, creamy, and tangy – Its bright flavor makes a perfect vegetarian entrée or a delicious side dish.
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Pea risotto in black bowl with serving spoon.
This Pea Risotto with Mascarpone, Mint and Prosciutto is rich, creamy and totally decadent.
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Beet Risotto with Goat Cheese
This Beet Risotto with Goat Cheese is a delicious dish that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day but craveable every day of the year! 
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Overhead shot of pumpkin risotto in bowl with goat cheese & cranberries
This Pumpkin Risotto with Goat Cheese and Cranberries is a perfect fall comfort food. It’s rich and creamy and perfect for an elegant weeknight meal. Or try serving this to your vegetarian guests at Thanksgiving.
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Italian Main Dishes

Pork piccata slices on white plate drizzled with lemon caper sauce.
This 30 Minute Easy Pork Piccata makes a quick and easy weeknight dinner, but it’s also elegant enough for a dinner party at home. The lemon, garlic, butter sauce will have you licking your plate every time!
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Chicken marsala in large skillet with spoon in sauce.
30 Minute Easy Chicken Marsala is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, but it’s also elegant enough to serve at a dinner party. The Marsala wine, bacon, butter sauce will have you licking your plate!
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Chicken piccata in skillet.
This 30-Minute Easy Chicken Piccata makes a quick and easy weeknight dinner, but it’s also elegant enough for a dinner party at home. The lemon, garlic, butter sauce will have you licking your plate!
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Overhead shot of cioppino in white bowl with spoon.
This Cioppino (Italian Seafood Stew) recipe is made with freshly cooked seafood in a bright and aromatic tomato-wine base. It’s easy to prepare ahead of time and can be ready to eat in just 1 hour.
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Overhead close up of bowl with polenta and osso buco.
This Slow Cooker Osso Buco is super flavorful and tender. Serve it over noodles or mashed potatoes for the most delicious and amazing dinner. 
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Overhead close up of mushroom parmesan on baking sheet topped with basil leaves.
Mushroom Parmesan with Garlicky Breadcrumbs is a must-try for Meatless Monday. Portobello mushrooms are stuffed with marinara and mozzarella cheese before being roasted in the oven with grape tomatoes. Top each mushroom with a scoop of garlicky breadcrumbs for an exceptional crunch!
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French bread pizza slices on cutting board next to small bowl of herbs and pepperoni.
This French Bread Pizza recipe has layers of flavor-packed toppings baked onto soft French bread. Topped with 3-cheeses, pepperoni & fresh herbs. It's an easy-to-love dinner, game day snack, or savory appetizer.
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Skillet filled with shrimp piccata on pink backdrop.
This easy recipe for Shrimp Piccata is delicious. Shrimp tossed in a lemon-garlic, butter sauce flecked with capers. Made in just 30-minutes!
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Overhead closeup of spinach and artichoke orzo in skillet topped with chicken.
This Spinach and Artichoke Orzo with Chicken takes 30 minutes to cook in one skillet and never skimps on flavor. You’ll love the layers of pan-seared chicken breasts, orzo pasta, spinach, and artichokes in every bite!
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Eggplant parmesan stacked on plate and topped with basil leaves.
Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan is the vegetarian version of a classic Italian dish. Crispy breaded eggplant is quickly cooked in the air fryer before being topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella. It’s crispy, cheesy, and delicious over pasta or rice!
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Overhead shot of zucchini lasagna rolls in skillet.
These Vegetarian Zucchini Lasagna Rolls are low-carb and gluten-free yet still sinfully delicious with loads of melty cheese and plenty of fresh herbs. Made easy using store-bought tomato sauce.
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Mussels in large grey bowl after cooking served with lemon wedges.
Mussels Marinara is a quick & easy recipe to make at home.
Serve them with crusty bread as an appetizer, or over pasta as an entree. Spice
them up with red pepper flakes to make Mussels Fra Diavolo.
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Desserts

Here’s just a sprinkling of Italian dessert recipes. Be sure to check out my full collection of 25+ Traditional Italian Desserts too!

Overhead close up of bowl of coffee mousse topped with flaky salt, mint sprig and chocolate shavings.
Coffee Mousse is a decadent, airy dessert flavored with coffee & cocoa. Made with whipped cream & ricotta cheese to make it creamy without gelatin.
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One jar of butterscotch budino topped with salted caramel.
This Butterscotch Budino with Salted Caramel is like a pudding cup for grown ups. It's a rich and creamy indulgent treat that's not overly sweet.
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Overhead shot of strawberry ricotta cake cut up with three serving plates of cake.
This Strawberry Ricotta Cake is the most delicious Italian-inspired dessert. The rich ricotta provides the cake with perfect moisture and density and the strawberries make the flavor pop. It’s almost like a combination between a cake and a cheesecake.
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Cocktails

Try one of these Italian cocktails to start off or finish your meal.

Overhead close up of prepared espresso martini topped with three coffee beans.
This Espresso Martini is a delicious pre- or post-dinner pick me up cocktail. An easy cocktail recipe, made with just 4-ingredients and shaken until deliciously frothy. 
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Overhead shot of aperol spritz in wine glass.
Learn how to make the perfect Aperol Spritz cocktail with just three ingredients – Prosecco, aperol and soda water. This low-alcohol cocktaill (or aperitivo) is perfect for happy hour. 
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Three glasses of Italian Margarita rimmed with salt and garnished with orange and lime slices.
This Italian Margarita recipe is easy to make with just four ingredients! Orange juice, tequila, amaretto and lime juice combine in this delicious cocktail recipe. 
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🕕 How to Make Ahead and Store

Many of these Italian foods can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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85+ BEST Italian Foods (with EASY Recipes!)

Wondering what the best Italian foods are? From pasta, to pizza, risotto, and more! Here are 85+ of the BEST Italian recipes to try at home! Try this Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta – a super easy pasta dish with the most delicious, creamy sun-dried tomato sauce loaded with mozzarella & parmesan cheese. This easy dinner will be on your dinner table in 20 minutes! 
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white wine (or chicken broth)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup julienned sun dried tomatoes in olive oil (drained)
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (or more, to taste)
  • Small handful fresh basil chopped finely
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well, reserving 1 cup pasta cooking liquid.
  • Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes. Whisk in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Gradually whisk in white wine (or chicken broth) and cook, whisking constantly, until incorporated, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in heavy cream, sun dried tomatoes, mozzarella, parmesan, oregano and red pepper flakes until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in the basil and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Toss the pasta with the sauce adding cooking liquid as needed to thin out the sauce. Serve.
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Equipment

Large Pot
Large Skillet

Nutrition

Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1319IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 1mg

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