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Italian Recipes Side Dish Vegetarian

Baked Zucchini Medley

Zucchini, bell peppers and mushrooms are tossed with garlic, oil, Parmesan cheese and seasonings then baked to bring out a medley of flavours.

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Breakfast Italian Recipes

Frittata Florentine

This Italian-style omelette made with eggs, ham, cheese, spinach, mushroom, onion and red pepper is perfect for a weekend or holiday brunch.

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Italian Main Course Recipes

Penne with Sausage & Mushrooms

This easy one-pot sausage and pasta dish with garlic, mushroom and Parmesan cheese cooks up in just minutes. This is one of those recipes that can be very delicious if you use quality ingredients.   Pick up some nice spicy Italian sausage from your favourite butcher and a wedge of authentic Parmesan or Asiago cheese.…

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Appetizers Italian Recipes Vegetarian

Garlic Scapes with Pesto Rosso

Enjoy these fresh summer greens lightly grilled and dipped in a unique, flavourful sundried tomato pesto from Sicily, known as Pesto Rosso. Garlic scapes are the green tops or flower stems of hard-neck garlic plants.  They develop in late spring or early summer and are usually removed in order to redirect the plant’s energy towards…

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Italian Recipes Salad Vegetarian

Italian Bean Salad

The combination of green beans, chickpeas, red onion and a zesty marinade make this chilled veggie dish ideal for summer gatherings. What’s your favorite Italian food? Take the survey and share your favorite Italian foods.

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Italian Main Course Recipes

Chicken Piccata with Artichoke

This simple recipe is a twist on the popular Italian dish that is commonly made with veal, lemon, wine and capers.

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Italian Main Course Recipes

Fettuccine with Fresh Marinara & Meatballs

When garden ripe tomatoes are in season, let them punctuate this easy and delicious fresh tomato sauce with a few exclamation points!!!  I try to use fresh, seasonal ingredients as much as possible since the flavour and nutrients are at their greatest.  This dish works with both vegetarians or carnivores as the meatballs are served…

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Italian Main Course Recipes

Sicilian Stuffed Meat Roll

This Italian style meat roll is seasoned minced beef stuffed with ham and cheese, then glazed with tomato sauce.

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Appetizers Italian Recipes

Bruschetta

Garden-fresh tomatoes and basil are the stars of this popular dinner party appetizer.

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Italian Main Course Recipes

Conchiglie al Forno (Shell-sanga)

When looking for a hearty dish to serve at a party (or when you have an army of teens to feed) I turn to this no-fail pasta recipe.  I have nicknamed it Shell-sagna since it is closely related to baked lasagna, except it’s a bit easier to prepare and serve.