Italian Recipes

Smoked Ham Linguini

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Smoked Ham Linguini Ingredients: 1 lb dried linguini 1 lb broccoli, broken into florets 5/8 cup Italian cheese sauce *(see below) 8 oz Italian smoked ham salt and pepper Italian bread, to serve Preparation: 1 – Bring a large pan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the linguini and broccoli florets and cook […]

Tomato Sauce with Garlic and Basil

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Tomato Sauce with Garlic and Basil The classic Italian Tomato Sauce! Ingredients: 5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped finely 1 lb 12 oz canned chopped tomatoes 4 garlic cloves, cut into fourths salt and pepper 1 lb dried spaghetti large handful fresh basil leaves, shredded freshly grated Parmesan, to serve Preparation: 1 – […]

Chicken with Basil & Pine Nut Pesto

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Chicken with Basil and Pine Nut Pesto Ingredients: Pesto 1 2/3 cups shredded fresh basil 4 oz extra-virgin olive oil 3 tbsp pine nuts 3 garlic cloves, crushed salt 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan 2 tbsp freshly grated romano 2 tbsp vegetable oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 12 oz dried fettuccine freshly ground pepper […]

Spinach and Ricotta Shells

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Spinach and Ricotta Shells Ricotta is a creamy Italian cheese traditionally made from ewes’ milk whey. It is soft and white, with a smooth texture and a slightly sweet flavor. It should be used within 2-3 days of purchase. Ingredients: 14 oz dried lumache rigate grande 5 tbsp olive oil 1 cup fresh white breadcrumbs […]

Spaghetti Olio e Aglio

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Spaghetti Olio e Aglio A quick and easy Italian recipe to enjoy with famliy and friends! Ingredients: 1/2 cup olive oil 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 lb fresh spaghetti 3 tbsp roughly chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper Preparation: 1 – Reserve 1 tbsp of the olive oil and heat the remainder in a medium […]

Fusilli with Bacon, Eggs & Mushrooms

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Fusilli with Bacon, Eggs & Mushrooms Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 4 strips lean bacon 2 cups mushrooms, sliced 2 cups fusilli 2 eggs, beaten 4 oz mozzarella, cubed chopped fresh parsley to garnish salt and pepper Preparation: Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the bacon and cook until crisp. Remove […]

Italian Wedding Soup

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Italian Wedding Soup Small cooked meatballs (flavored with parmesan, basil, and Worcestershire sauce) are added to chicken broth that’s full of vegetables (potato, carrots, celery, leek, and spinach) and orzo pasta to make this Italian Wedding Soup. Ingredients: • MEATBALLS: • 1-1/4 lb. ground beef sirloin • 1 egg • 1-1/4 Tb. Worcestershire sauce • […]