Amazing Italian Recipes

Linguine with Fried Zucchini and Ricotta

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Linguine alla Lorenza Make this Sicilian specialty with small, tender zucchini and enjoy it with friends, family or with a glass of wine! Preparation: 1 – Scrub zucchini and blot dry with paper towel. Trim both ends and cut into 2-inch lengths. Slice again lengthwise into 1/2-inch widths. Layer zucchini slices on a platter with […]

Fried Artichoke Hearts

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Carciofi Fritti Not only is this easy Italian recipe a savory accompaniment to any chicken, meat or fish dishes, but an excellent appetizer as well! Preparation: 1 – Rinse frozen artichoke hearts in a strainer under warm running water to defrost. In a medium skillet, bring 2 cups of water to a boil and add […]

Sausage and Pepper Frittata

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Sausage and Pepper Frittata This easy Italian recipe of sausage, peppers, onions, and eggs goes well with fresh crusty Italian bread. It can be served for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Ingredients: 1 lb Italian sausage 4 large red potatoes 5 green bell peppers 2 large yellow onions 10 eggs 1/2 cup whole milk 1/4 cup […]

Traditional Pesto Sauce

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Traditional Pesto Sauce Pesto can stand on its own as a sauce, or you can use just a spoonful to add extra flavor to a number of other Italian dishes – especially stews, soups, and sauces. Ingredients: 2 bunches fresh basil 1/2 bulb garlic 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil Preparation: […]

Baccala

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Baccala Baccala, or salt cod, is a common dish in Italy. Fresh whole cod is boned and its sides salt cured and preserved in wood barrels. This unique Italian recipe is very fragrant, due to the saffron. Serve with plenty of Italian bread for dipping! Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs baccala (salted cod) 2 shallots […]

Tomato and Parmesan Risotto

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Tomato and Parmesan Risotto This Italian dish is like baked ziti with risotto instead of pasta. Enjoy this easy Italian recipe! Preparation: 1 – Preheat oven to 350F. Peel and dice the yellow onion. Peel and mince the garlic. Clean and chop the basil, oregano, and parsley leaves. 2 – Heat the oil to medium […]

Shrimp Scampi

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Shrimp Scampi Shrimp Scampi must be served right from the stove for the best texture. If it has to sit for a while, the shrimp becomes slightly soggy as it soaks up the sauce. Ingredients: 1 lb medium-sized shrimp (20-30 count) 1/2 bulb garlic 1 large lemon 1/2 bunch fresh parsley 2 tbsp olive oil […]

Pasta Frittata

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Pasta Frittata Impress your friends and family with this easy Italian recipe! 8Preparation: 1 – Preheat oven to 350F. Grease large baking pan with the oil. Cook the pasta until al dente according to package directions, and drain. Gently clean the arugula. Peel and mince the shallots. Clean and slice the tomatoes lengthwise. Thinly slice […]

Seafood Risotto

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Seafood Risotto Chock-full of juicy shrimp, lobster, and scallops, this Italian dish impresses guests and family alike. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs cooked shrimp, scallops, and lobster (or any seafood combo of choice) 2 leeks 1 bunch fresh parsley 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups arborio rice 1/2 cup dry white wine (not cooking […]

Osso Buco with Polenta Dumplings

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Osso Buco with Polenta Dumplings This version of osso buco is topped off with polenta dumplings instead of the more-familiar gremolata. Ingredients: 5 lbs veal shanks 1 bulb garlic 5 shallots 5 carrots 5 stalks celery 2 large leeks 3 lbs plum tomatoes 4 sprigs fresh thyme 1/2 bunch fresh parsley 2 tbsp olive oil […]