10 Classic Italian Dinners

10 Classic Italian Dinners

Whether you're Italian or not, you can probably appreciate the simplicity and deliciousness of cooking a hearty Italian meal. These 10 Italian dinners combine everyone's favorites, from spaghetti and fettuccine to lasagna and pizza! Buon Appetito!

Sausage, Cheese and Basil Lasagna - Homemade sauce and filling make the prep work a little time consuming, but it'll all be worth is when you taste all the Italian seasoning cooked just right.

Seafood Tomato Alfredo - Rich and delicious. It's quick and easy to make but tastes like you slaved for hours in the kitchen.

Spaghetti Ala Putanesca - You can either serve the flavorful sauce over the bed of spaghetti or mix it in well.

White Pizza with Asparagus and Prosciutto - A white pizza is a pizza without any tomato sauce. Try this one with delicious prosciutto and fresh asparagus!

Mushroom and Beef Gnocchi - This recipe provides a tasty way of feeding a hungry group of people.

Eggplant Parmesan - Easy, tasty and everyone will think you slaved for hours.  Make sure you buy fresh eggplant, the size you want is somewhere around 8 - 10 inches long and about 4 - 5 inches across.

Chicken Milano - A delicious pasta and chicken dish with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil. Use the dry packaged sun-dried tomatoes instead of the tomatoes packed in olive oil.

Hearty Manicotti - Italian sausage and ground beef give these pasta shells perfectly flavored substance mixed with smooth ricotta cheese.

Wild Mushroom Risotto - Northern Italy's most famous category of dishes is risotto. Based on short, plump grains of rice with lots of surface starch that dissolves in the cooking liquid to form a rich-tasting, creamy sauce, risotto may be served as an appetizer; as a satisfying main course for a casual meal; or as a side dish to soak up the sauces of stews or braises.

Mussels, White Wine and Garlic over Pasta - Perk up the flavor of mussels with this white wine garlic sauce pasta dish!

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