15 Best Italian Recipes | Healthy Italian Dishes

It goes without saying that Italian cuisine is popular all over the world. And, if you’re craving some Italian food, keep in mind that Italians are more than simply pasta and pizza. So, if you’re searching for some classic and authentic Italian meals for your next dinner party or get-together, I’ve compiled a list of the best Italian recipes you can easily whip in no time!

15. Instant Pot Chicken Gnocchi Soup (Olive Garden Copycat)

All the delicious flavors of the Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup are recreated in this creamy easy Instant Pot Chicken Gnocchi Soup. It is a cozy and hearty soup, made from simple ingredients that the whole family will love.

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14. Slow Cooker Olive Garden Chicken Pasta

We love this Olive Garden Chicken Pasta for an easy slow cooker main dish. I’ve used this Olive Garden Dressing for years but just recently started adding it to recipes!

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13. Garden Fresh Bruschetta Recipe

If you’re like me then you are getting an abundance of cherry tomatoes and trying to think of ways to use them. That’s when I decided to make this favorite Italian antipasto starter to enjoy for lunch.

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12. Shrimp Fra Diavolo

Shrimp Fra Diavolo – because spicy is Delicious! Spice up your life, embrace this bowl of succulent plump shrimp, tomatoes and a kick of heat… some pasta doused in that sauce or nice crusty bread.

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11. Caponata – Sicilian Eggplant Relish

Meet Caponata – Sicily’s sweet & tangy cousin to France’s ratatouille. They are kinda similar, though the Sicilian one has loads of more flavor punch.

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10. Lemon Basil Granita 

This easy lemon basil granita is a frozen dessert made with a quick basil honey simple syrup and lemon juice. No ice cream maker needed!

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9. Vegan Amaretti Cookies

These delicious, chewy Vegan Amaretti Cookies are both gluten-free and oil-free! Enjoy your vegan cookies with a cup of coffee for a simple sweet treat.

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8. Ligurian Focaccia

Ligurian focaccia is crunchy on the outside and soft inside with a satisfying amount of salt and olive oil! You’ll find it’s hard to stop at just one slice!

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7. Cavatelli

This is an eggless pasta recipe which uses just two ingredients and can be made in not much more than an hour plus you won’t need any special equipment. That means no pasta machine or fancy cutters, just simple kitchen supplies and YOUR hands!

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6. Italian Baked Ham Provolone Rosettes – Lasagna Roll Ups

I love making easy recipes for food that looks as good as it tastes. Take Italian baked ham provolone rosettes for example. These little lasagna roll ups or pasta pinwheels are simple enough for anyone to put together with ease, and they’re so cute! You will absolutely love these baked pasta roses with ham, provolone and parmesan.

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5. Crostoli

Crostoli are a crispy fried Italian pastries which are popular during Carnevale and many other holidays.

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4. Italian Crespelle – Chicken Alfredo Crepes

Italian crespelle – what is that? If you’ve been wondering about these Italian crepes with alfredo sauce, you’ve come to the right place! Chicken alfredo crepes are a great leftover chicken recipe that you will love. These savoury chicken crepes are easy to make, unique and packed with flavour.

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3. Torta Della Nonna

Torta della Nonna is a simple, rustic Italian dessert that is loved throughout Italy! This homely tart consists of lemony, tender shortcrust filled with a luscious Italian pastry cream and is an absolutely ideal way to end any meal!!

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2. Italian Beef Braciole Stuffed Beef Roll

Being Italian, this Italian beef braciole always makes me happy. A stuffed Italian rolled steak or beef roll with tomato sauce is always good. Braciole is delicious served with pasta, mashed potatoes or a vegetable based side dish.

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1. Tortellini Alla Panna

Tortellini alla Panna is a tasty pasta dish with a luscious, creamy Parmesan sauce that will have your guests asking for seconds!

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15 Classic Italian Recipes

15 Classic Italian Recipes

If you're searching for some classic and authentic Italian meals for your next dinner party or get-together, I've compiled a list of the best Italian recipes you can easily whip in no time! 


  • Instant Pot Chicken Gnocchi Soup (Olive Garden Copycat)
  • Slow Cooker Olive Garden Chicken Pasta
  • Garden Fresh Bruschetta Recipe
  • Shrimp Fra Diavolo


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