Tag: Italian

Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup

Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup

Your favorite lasagna is now an easy slow cooker soup recipe. 

Spinach and Meat Lasagna

Spinach and Meat Lasagna

Layers of lasagna noodles, fresh spinach, mozzarella and ricotta cheeses, and a trio of ground beef, hot sausage and veal make up this delicious casserole which is topped with homemade tomato sauce.

Mushroom Sausage Tortellini

Mushroom Sausage Tortellini

Earthy mushrooms, sweet red peppers, spicy sausage and cheesy tortellini is smothered in a creamy Alfredo sauce and is served in under 30 minutes.

Crispy Fried Eggplant Parmesan Rounds

Crispy Fried Eggplant Parmesan Rounds

These crispy rounds of eggplant Parmesan are first fried then layered in a casserole pan with fresh mozzarella, sauce and basil. 

Tomatoes Caprese Salad

Tomatoes Caprese Salad

A classic Italian salad of sweet tomatoes, creamy mozzarella and fresh picked basil is drizzled with olive oil and balsamic glaze for the ultimate summer side dish.

Grilled Eggplant with a Tomato Caprese

Grilled Eggplant with a Tomato Caprese

Nothing spell summer more so than grilled eggplant topped with ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella cheese and fresh basil. 

Baked Skillet Pasta with an Easy Sausage Ragu

Baked Skillet Pasta with an Easy Sausage Ragu

This easy baked skillet pasta recipe features the flavors of pork sausage and fennel in a red wine ragu.  It’s cheesy, meaty and delicious and can be on your table in under an hour.

Bread Dip with Olive Oil and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Bread Dip with Olive Oil and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Dip your crusty bakery bread loaf in true Italian flavor with this easy to make sun-dried tomato dipping oil.
 

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

A classic summer pasta salad featuring juicy red ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, homegrown basil and cheesy tortellini. 

Basil Pesto Vegetable Pasta with Shrimp

Basil Pesto Vegetable Pasta with Shrimp

Need a quick dinner? Make a big bowl of pasta filled with fresh vegetables, flavored with basil pesto and sautéed shrimp.

Rigatoni Pasta with Sausage and Shrimp in a Spicy Parmesan Cream Sauce

Rigatoni Pasta with Sausage and Shrimp in a Spicy Parmesan Cream Sauce

Hot sausage and succulent shrimp marry well smothered in a spicy Parmesan cream sauce atop of bed of rigatoni.

One-Pot Vegetable Tortellini Soup

One-Pot Vegetable Tortellini Soup

Cold snowy nights in Ohio call for great tasting homemade soup. This one-pot vegetable tortellini soup is loaded with fresh vegetables and fresh cheese tortellini. 

Crockpot Turkey Meatball Subs

Crockpot Turkey Meatball Subs

Put your slow cooker to work and take the guesswork out of what to serve for dinner by making turkey meatball subs using store-bought turkey meatballs. 

15-Minute Mushroom Pancetta Gnocchi

15-Minute Mushroom Pancetta Gnocchi

Creamy pillows of pasta that hint of mashed potatoes, earthy mushrooms and salty pancetta, swirled in a light and creamy sauce. Doesn’t that sound delicious? Want the recipe?

Easy Chicken Parmesan Lasagna

Easy Chicken Parmesan Lasagna

Combine two Italian dinner favorites into one with this cheesy chicken Parmesan lasagna.  

Homemade Meat Sauce

Homemade Meat Sauce

Never buy tomato sauce in a jar again! Tomato sauce made from scratch takes 30 minutes and tastes a million times better than the jarred variety.

Chicken & Wild Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo

Chicken & Wild Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo

If you have 30 minutes, you can whip up a restaurant-worthy dinner of creamy fettuccine alfredo with hearty mushrooms and juicy chicken. And everything is better with bacon.

Roasted Provencal Vegetables

Roasted Provencal Vegetables

A breaded chicken breast stuffed with ham and cheese served alongside roasted Provençal vegetables is an easy dinner that can be served up in under 40 minutes on a busy weeknight.

Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

Don’t throw away those unripe green tomatoes. Turn them into fried green tomatoes topped with fresh mozzarella cheese and chopped basil and finished with a balsamic glaze. 

Italian Aperol Spritzers

Italian Aperol Spritzers

Imagine a bubbly concoction of sparkling Prosecco white wine paired with soda water with the underlying flavor of oranges, herbs and spices.

Fresh Zucchini Parmesan Stacks

Fresh Zucchini Parmesan Stacks

Crispy zucchini, juicy tomato and fresh mozzarella are nestled in Prego® Farmers’ Market tomato sauce for the ultimate farm fresh dinner.

Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta with Fresh Blackberries

Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta with Fresh Blackberries

Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta with Fresh Blackberries | www,homeandplate.com | It’s a creamy and silky dessert much like custard but more decadent.

Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

Each spoonful is bursting with the sweet and tart flavor of fresh tomatoes, the intense taste of the fruit sun dried at the height of ripeness and the salty smoky flavor of the bacon.

Leftover Turkey Mushroom Stroganoff

Leftover Turkey Mushroom Stroganoff

Make good use of leftover Thanksgiving turkey with this easy, saucy turkey mushroom stroganoff. 

Spinach Soup with Mini Meatballs & Orzo

Spinach Soup with Mini Meatballs & Orzo

Doesn’t this soup sound delicious? Tender bits of carrot, freshly wilted spinach and juicy meatball morsels with orzo pasta in a flavorful chicken broth. 

Artichoke Ravioli with Spinach & Mushrooms

Artichoke Ravioli with Spinach & Mushrooms

Creamy artichoke ravioli with wilted fresh spinach and caramelized mushrooms is tossed with tender grilled chicken.

Angel Hair with Pine Nuts and Chicken

Angel Hair with Pine Nuts and Chicken

What I love about this particular pasta recipe is the addition of pine nuts, chili flakes and toasted breadcrumbs to give this dish a nutty, crunchy texture with a little heat.

Eggplant Bake Recipe

Eggplant Bake Recipe

This vegetarian casserole feeds a crowd. Loaded with fresh eggplant, baby spinach and fire roasted tomatoes, this Cheesy Eggplant Bake is a perfect weeknight dinner.

Chicken Campanelle with Bacon & Asparagus

Chicken Campanelle with Bacon & Asparagus

The salty bacon paired with tender spears of asparagus and fresh chargrilled chicken mixed in a creamy Alfredo sauce is completely restaurant worthy.

Shrimp Scampi with Lemon Spaghetti

Shrimp Scampi with Lemon Spaghetti

The shrimp are sweet and the spaghetti is tangy. What’s not to love.

Panko Parmesan Chicken Alfredo

Panko Parmesan Chicken Alfredo

Fettuccine noodles in a creamy alfredo sauce with tender bits of Panko-crusted chicken is a perfect mid-week meal that you can prepare in under 30 minutes.

Beef Brisket Rigatoni

Beef Brisket Rigatoni

This copycat recipe was created after a night out with friends to watch dueling piano players singing our favorite tunes.

I had the short rib rigatoni for dinner and it was delicious. I decided to create my own version.