Italian

avocado caprese salad

Avocado Caprese Salad Recipe

This avocado caprese salad recipe is just a bit different from the classic Italian salad.

Adding slices of avocado, with it’s mild taste and creamy texture, works perfectly.

Gerrys Italian eggs

Gerry’s Poached Italian Eggs

Italian eggs? Is there such a thing? Yes there is, at least for my cousin Gerry who first introduced me to this delicious egg recipe.

Gerry loves to cook and it shows. His meals are always yummy. This morning was no exception when he served me his version of eggs and tomatoes. I call it his Italian eggs because they have the nice mild tastes of an Italian tomato sauce.

Asparagus risotto

Asparagus Risotto

This asparagus risotto is an easy version of traditional risotto recipes. It doesn’t require you to stand over it, constantly stirring, for a long time.

It is still delicious. I am all for doing what makes it easy on the cook.

stuffed pasta shells

Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells

This spinach and cheese stuffed pasta is my favorite pasta recipe. Giant pasta shells are stuffed with a mixture of spinach, herbs and three cheeses. Then you just cook them in a simple Italian tomato sauce and serve. It’s pasta heaven.

puff pastry pizza

Puff Pastry Pizza Recipe

This puff pastry pizza recipe makes a super quick and easy weeknight dinner recipe. I often don’t feel like cooking on Friday nights after a long work week, so I think that recipes like this make perfect Friday night dinners.

How to Make Italian Sausage

Sweet Italian Sausage Recipe

This is a fabulous sweet Italian sausage recipe.

Sausage isn’t as difficult to make as you might think. You do need a couple of kitchen tools, but once you invest in them you have them for years.

Baked Pasta Recipe with Roasted Vegetables

This is a super healthy baked pasta recipe.

It’s full of colorful and healthy vegetables plus wonderfully fragrant herbs. See my suggestions below for making this already healthy dinner recipe even more healthy.

Mediterranean Eggplant Dip Recipe

This is such a wonderfully healthy eggplant dip recipe. It combines the flavors of the Mediterranean, including eggplant, garlic, tomato, lemon juice and olive oil. Just add a bit of freshly ground pepper and some salt and you have a very healthy appetizer or snack recipe.

Basil and zucchini pasta

Basil and Zucchini Pasta Recipe

This zucchini pasta is one of those fabulous easy dinner recipes you want to have on hand for busy weekdays. It is a simple recipe with a few ingredients that pack a punch, both in terms of taste and nutrition. Olive oil, basil, garlic and Parmesan cheese.

Eggplant recipe with tomatoes and peppers

Eggplant Recipe with Peppers, Tomatoes and Herbs

This is one of our easy eggplant recipes that I think you will love. The combination of eggplant, tomatoes and the warm herbs of Italy is a combination that can’t be beat. It is both healthy and delicious.

Whole Wheat Pizza Crust

If you want a healthy pizza recipe, try making your own whole wheat pizza crust. It does take a bit of time, but is fairly easy to make.

Nona's mini meatball soup

Nonna’s Mini Meatball Soup Recipe

If you love slow cooker soup recipes, you will love this mini meatball soup recipe.

It combines tasty pork and beef meatballs, flavored with Italian seasonings and Parmesan cheese and cooks them in chicken broth for a lighter soup. Add a little pasta and you have a light and delicious Italian soup recipe that is very easy to prepare.

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