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Italian Recipes and Other Mediterranean Recipes

Italian recipes

With a name like “Ciancio” you can probably guess that Italian recipes are what I grew up with.

Italian cooking recipes include so many of my favorites, and some of them are here.

This page will continue to grow as I add more wonderful recipes.

Not just Italian recipes either. I’ll be adding lots of healthy Mediterranean recipes from all parts of that wonderful region.

The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets we can eat. It is full of healthy oils, lemon juice, spices, legumes and fish.

In this section of the site, you will find delicious Italian pasta recipes, spaghetti sauce recipes and other wonderful Italian and Middle Eastern recipes and treats.

You can see that Italian cooking recipes can be very healthy too.

Pick your favorites or go for something new. Either way, enjoy!

Pastas and Pasta Sauces

Alfredo Sauce Recipe
Angel Hair Pasta with Lemon and Garlic
Pasta with Asparagus and White Wine Sauce
Pennette Pasta with Pancetta and Asparagus
Italian Bolognese Sauce
Pasta con Broccoli
Spaghetti Carbonara
Chicken Tetrazzini
Chicken Spaghetti (Spaghetti with Chicken Meatballs)
Linguine with Clam Sauce
Homemade Potato Gnocchi
Lasagna Recipe
Lasagna Recipe with a Twist
Italian Manicotti made with Crepes
Pesto Sauce
Pasta Primavera Recipe
Quick Penne Pasta with Sausage
Baked Penne Casserole with Sausage
Scallop and Shrimp Pasta with Lemon Sauce
Baked Penne with Shrimp and Peas
Shrimp Linguine
Shrimp Pasta Recipe with Ricotta Cheese Sauce
Shrimp Scampi
Esther’s Easy Spaghetti Sauce
Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells
Seafood Stuffed Pasta Shells
Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipe
Fresh Pasta Sauce with Diced Tomatoes
Chunky Tomato Sauce
Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce
Baked Pasta with Roasted Vegetables
Pasta with Vodka Sauce
Basil and Zucchini Pasta
Greek Pastitsio

Meat and Fish

Baked Chicken Breasts, Italian Style
Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore Recipe
Chicken Parmigiana Recipe
Pesto Grilled Chicken Recipe with Fresh Tomato Pasta
Steamed Fish Italian Style
Italian Meatballs Recipe
Spanish Paella
Seafood Risotto
Italian Sausage Recipe
Veal Scallopini

Soup and Salads

Italian Bean Soup Recipe
Nonna’s Mini Meatball Soup Recipe
Minestrone Soup
Tomato Basil Soup Recipe (Italian Bread Soup)
Classic Caprese Salad
Fennel, Orange and Olive Salad
Italian Pasta Salad
Tomato Salad Recipe
Tortellini Salad


Eggplant Parmesan Recipe
Zucchini and Eggplant Parmigiana
Eggplant Tomatoes and Rice
Gerry’s Italian Eggs
Mediterranean Frittata Recipe
Grilled Peppers
Mediterranean Marinated Grilled Vegetables
Italian Vegetable Casserole
Sautéed Rapini Recipe

Breads and Pizzas

Tomato, Grape, and Ricotta Flatbread Recipe
Focaccia Bread
Another Italian Focaccia Bread
Muffaletta Sandwich
Panettone Bread
Gluten Free Pizza Crust
Homemade Pizza Crust and Pizza Toppings
Whole Wheat Pizza Crust and How to Make Pizza
Roasted Chicken, Pancetta and Potato Pizza (on bread machine pizza dough)
A White Pizza Recipe
Puff Pastry Pizza Recipe

Everything Else

Aioli – Italian Garlic Sauce
Antipasti Platter
Tuna Antipasto
Mediterranean Eggplant Dip
Cheese and Vegetable Baked Polenta
Parmesan Crisps
Kale Spanakopita
How to Cook Tofu – Italian Style
Chocolate Biscotti

Look here for tips on Cooking Pasta perfectly every time.

If you love our Italian Recipes you will enjoy browsing our entire recipe collection. Find it here.

Find our why tomatoes are so healthy for us here.

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