Italian Recipes

Fusilli with Tomatoes and Olives

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Fusilli con Pomodoro e Olive The sparkling flavor of tomatoes marinated with Gaeta olives makes this uncooked sauce quite zesty. A great summer pasta, and wonderful for a buffet. One of my favorite Italian dishes! Preparation: 1 – Blanch fresh tomatoes in boiling water for 1 minute. Transfer to a colander and rinse under cold […]

Linguine with Walnut Sauce

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Linguine con Salsa di Noce This Italian pasta recipe contains a very rich and satisfying combination of ingredients. A word of warning to all you Pasta lovers – keep the portions small! Mangiare!! Preparation: 1 – In a small bowl, combine the ricotta, heavy cream and Parmigiano cheese. Mix well with a fork and set […]

Seafood Manicotti

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Manicotti di frutti di mare An Italian classic recipe for your next gathering with friends and family or for that next big special occasion! Enjoy! Preparation: 1 – Combine whipping cream, salt, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper in a saucepan and cook over medium-high heat for 30 minutes or until thickened and reduced to […]

Fusilli With Four Cheeses

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Fusilli con Quattro Formaggi A northern Italian favorite! Make the sauce just before you cook the pasta. If it is made too far in advance, the oils from the cheese will separate and rise to the top of the pot, and you will have to cook it again to blend. Enjoy this easy Italian recipe […]

Cod Stew

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Merluzzo in Umido This fabulous Italian seafood recipe is prepared with a minimum of fuss and savored by fish lovers! Preparation: 1 – Rinse fillets with cold water and blot dry with paper towel. Cut fillets into 3-inch strips. Set aside. 2 – Drizzle 4 tbsp olive oil in bottom of 6-quart Dutch oven. Place […]

Sauteed Mushrooms

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Funghi Saltati For this easy Italian vegetable recipe try to select button mushrooms with smooth, unblemished skins. The caps should be closed, so that no gills show around stems. Preparation: 1 – Wipe mushrooms with a damp cloth and trim bottoms of stems. Slice mushrooms about 1/4 inch thick. 2 – In a 12-inch skillet, […]

Sauteed Eggplant

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Melanzana Saltata Select glossy, firm eggplant for this very simple but tasty Italian dish. Preparation: 1 – In a 12-inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and pepper; saute, stirring constantly, until soft but not brown, for about 3 minutes. Add eggplant and saute until barely tender, for about 2 to 3 […]

Veal Stew

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Spezzatino di Vitello The fragrant combination of olives and capers adds an extra dimension of flavor and texture to this Neapolitan stew. Rice with peas or zucchini is an excellent side dish. Enjoy this tasty Italian recipe! Preparation: 1 – In a 5-quart Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium heat, then add butter. Add […]

Zucchini with Roasted Peppers

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Zucchini con Peperoni Zucchini should be cooked tender-crisp so that its texture contrasts with the roasted peppers. If red peppers are unavailable, you can substitute with pimientos. Enjoy this tasty Italian vegetable recipe! Preparation: 1 – In a 12-inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, turn heat to low and cook, stirring […]

Tagliatelle with Zucchini and Mushrooms

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Tagliatelle con Zucchini e Funghi This Italian classic recipe is very quick to prepare with a delicate flavor. Enjoy! Preparation: 1 – Scrub zucchini well and blot dry with paper towel. Trim ends and cut zucchini into 2-inch lengths. Slice each piece in half lengthwise and slice into 1/4-inch strips. 2 – Wipe mushrooms with […]