Pasta Recipes

Pasta With Ricotta, Herbs, & Lemon

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Pasta With Ricotta, Herbs, & Lemon This easy Italian pasta recipe can be made and enjoyed year round. Preparation: 1 – Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserving 1/3 cup of the water, drain the pasta, then return it to the pot. 2 – In a medium bowl, whisk together the butter, ricotta […]

Farfalle with Spinach Pesto

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Farfalle con Pesto di Spinaci This classic Italian dish can be made and enjoyed year round. Preparation: 1 – To toast almonds, place them on a cookie sheet and toast on center rack of pre-heated 350 F oven for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool to room temperature. Place in food […]

Penne with Mushrooms and Prosciutto

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Penne con Funghi e Prosciutto Sauteed mushrooms, prosciutto and a light white sauce make a creamy, delicate Tuscan trio. Preparation: 1 – In a 1 1/2 quart saucepan, melt 1 tbsp butter over low heat. When butter begins to froth, add the flour. Mix well with a wire whisk and cook over medium heat, 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 […]

Linguine with Broccoli

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Linguine with Broccoli For all you broccoli lovers, this is one of the fastest pasta dishes to prepare….and one of the tastiest! Enjoy this easy Italian recipe….Buon Apetitto! Preparation: 1 – Remove florets from broccoli, leaving about 1/2 inch of stems. Cut or break florets into 1-inch pieces. Wash in cold water, drain and set […]

Linguine with Shrimp

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Linguine with Shrimp – Linguine con Gamberi The subtle flavor of lemon sauce mixed with shrimp and herbs makes this easy Italian seafood recipe truly memorable. Enjoy! Preparation: 1 – Peel and devein the shrimp. Wash thoroughly under cold water and blot dry with a paper towel. Set aside. 2 – In a large saute […]


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Gnocchi The word gnocchi literally translates as “lumps”. They are potato dumplings that are served in the same method as pasta. Enjoy this Italian home-style Gnocchi recipe! Preparation: 1 – Sift together the flour and salt into a large bowl. Whisk the eggs in a separate bowl. Add the potato, oil, and water, and stir […]

Three Cheese Baked Pasta

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Three Cheese Baked Pasta This classic Italian recipe is one of my favorites and very easy to make. Try substituting smoked Bavarian cheese for the mozzarella or halloumi and grated Cheddar cheese for the Parmesan, for a slightly different but just as delicious flavor. Preparation: 1 – Lightly grease an ovenproof dish 2 – Bring […]

Pasta con Pomodori Secchi e Ricotta

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Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ricotta This delicious mixture of fresh and sun-dried tomatoes makes a lovely sweet-flavored sauce that is perfect with any shape of pasta. The addition of the ricotta at the very end adds a lovely creamy texture to the overall dish. This is one of my favorite Italian recipes. Mangiare! Preparation: […]

Tagliatelle with Pancetta and Mushrooms

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Tagliatelle con pancetta e funghi This dish is fantastically easy and it’s always a winner! The perfect Italian recipe for those summer days when it is too hot to spend too long at the stove! Preparation: 1 – Cook the pancetta in the oil with the carrot, celery, and onion for about 5 minutes, then […]