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?
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Red Wine and Rosemary
Slow cooker pulled pork with an Italian twist—simmered with rosemary, red wine, and served on a bed of polenta.
Easy Chicken Puttanesca
A classic chicken dish two ways—a quick and easy oven-baked version, and a Crock-Pot variation that simmers slowly for hours.
Five-Ingredient Pignoli Cookies
These traditional Sicilian pine nut cookies call for a mere five ingredients—and they’re naturally gluten and dairy free!
Chicken Soup with Gnocchi
A hearty and comforting chicken soup packed with ham and vegetables—and studded with rich, dense gnocchi.
Classic Italian pignoli cookies are named for the crunchy, buttery pine nuts sprinkled throughout.
Fennel Salad with Sicilian Pistachios and Sesame Seeds
A lightly dressed fennel salad, served with shaved Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and a sprinkling of pistachios.
Baked Pumpkin with Marinated Herbs and Gorgonzola
Welcome autumn with herb-roasted pumpkin served with crumbled Gorgonzola cheese.
Comforting Chicken Minestrone
The addition of flavorful chicken thighs makes this hearty Italian classic even more satisfying.
Pasta with Eggplant Sauce
Pasta coated in a simple eggplant puree, studded with hazelnuts and capers.
Avocado Mint Pesto
A vibrant homemade pesto recipe that pairs beautifully with anything from pasta to pita chips.
Warm Cherry Tomato Caprese Crostini
A combination of warm, juicy blistered tomatoes and crusty Italian bread make this appetizer perfect for summer entertaining.
Easy Tomato Jam
This intensely-flavored jam is the perfect topping for pizza, crostini, pasta, burgers or sandwiches.
Crispy Baked Ravioli Appetizer
This easy Italian-inspired appetizer comes together in a snap—no frying required.
Eggplant Pasta Alla Norma
A vegetarian pasta dish, tossed in a light tomato sauce and finished with fresh basil and grated Parmesan cheese.