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Round up of 30 of my Favorite Italian Recipes

Viva Italia – Round up of Italian Recipes.

My husband and I are very fond of Italian recipes.  I love the full bodied flavor and since I garden as well, I keep Italian style herbs growing on my patio year round.  My favorites are rosemary, thyme, oregano and basil. Round up of my favorite Italian recipes -

I thought it would be fun to put together a round up of some of my favorite Italian recipes.   Whether it is a side dish, a dessert or a main course, there is something here for all tastes.

Serving of Lasagna roll ups

These lasagna roll ups are the perfect portion controlled way to make a traditional lasagna. I love the way they stay nicely on the plate without having to wait for the recipe to set.

Home made marinara sauce with fresh roasted tomatoes from thegardeningcook.comThe basis of so many Italian recipes is a good marinara sauce.  I make mine with freshly roasted tomatoes and it is just wonderful.  Once made, you can add any ingredients  you like in it.  Your family will devour it, I promise you!  Get the recipe at my main site, The Gardening Cook.

Crusty Herbed Italian BreadThis crusty herbed Italian bread is the perfect choice to accompany a savory Italian Soup.  Get the recipe here.

Mozzarella and tomato salad

Named after the Caprese region of Italy, this tomato mozzarella Caprese salad is very easy to make, and light and healthy.  It makes a fabulous side dish or starter for any main course.

Italian soda mocktail from shapinguptobeamom.comThis Italian soda mocktail is the perfect choice for those days that you don’t want alcohol in your drinks.  Get the recipe at Shaping Up to Be a Mom.

Acorn squash gnocchi from carolinescooking.comThis acorn squash gnocchi recipe will take a bit of time to prepare, but it will be worth every second spent on it.  Get the recipe at Caroline’s Cooking.

Serving lasagna roll ups

Instead of making a traditional chicken Alfredo pasta dish, try combining the last of the recipe with lasagna in these delicious Chicken Alfredo Roll ups. They are easy to make and easy to eat.

Spaghetti and meat balls from thegardningcook.comNo round up of Italian recipes would be complete without the Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs. Get my recipe here.

Spicy shrimp and tomato pastaIf you like your Italian recipes to have a bit of a kick to them, you will love this Spicy Shrimp and Tomato pasta dish.  It has a nice level of spice but not too much. Both my heat loving husband and I like it.

Stuffed shells with home made taco sauceWhen one international flavor is not enough, why not have two? These stuffed shells have the traditional Italian sauce but it has been adapted to include Mexican flavors too.  Very easy and the kids will love this recipe.

Easy home made garlic breadNo Italian menu would be complete without some savory garlic bread. My recipe is easy to prepare and so, so good!  Get it here.

Mex Italian burger from thegardeningcook.comIt’s burger time, Mex-Italian Style.  Basil and Cilantro season the beef and the Italian rolls have Guacamole as a topping.  So good!

Easy weeknight chicken scallopineNeed to have dinner on the table in a flash? Look no further. This easy weeknight chicken scallopine is ready in less than 30 minutes but tastes like you spent hours preparing it.  Get the recipe here.

Tiramisu Coffee dessert from dearcreatives.comThis traditional Tiramisu coffee dessert recipe from Dear Creatives is the perfect ending to any Italian meal.
Italian Lemon Drop CookiesThese Italian lemon drop cookies from Key Ingredient are as light as air and full of citrus freshness.  They would be perfect after a hearty Italian meal.

20 Delicious Italian Recipes

Want some more Italian recipes? Try these!

Soft Italian cookies from The Monday Box.

Italian marinated Green Beans from It’s a Keeper.

Vegetarian Spaghetti squash recipe from Sassy Dealz.

Four Cheese Skillet Rigatoni from How Sweet it is.

Amaretto Lace Cannoli from The Brooklyn Ragazza.

Garden Lasagne from The Curvy Carrot.

Crusty Parmesan Herbed Zucchini from Agnese Italian Recipes.

Avocado, Tomato and Mozzarella salad from Vegetarian About.

Skinny Eggplant Rollatini with Spinach from Skinny Taste.

Chocolate Italian Love Cake from The Seasoned Mom.

Easy Stuffed Shells from Taste of Home.

Penne Pasta with Tomato and Smoked Mozzarella from Epicurious.

Pepperoni Pizza Bake from Pillsbury.

Eggplant Lasagna from The Stay at Home Chef.

Baked Spaghetti Casserole from Dinner then Dessert.

Italian Stuffed Peppers from Your Family.

Meatballs a la Parmigiana from Casa Veneracion

Lasagne Rollups Recipe from Blog Chef.

Creamy Mushroom Fontina Pasta from Brown Eyed Baker.

Three Cheese Skillet Lasagne from Iowa Girl Eats.

Vegan Stuffed Shells from Oh She Glows.

Grilled Caprese Pizza from Table for Two.

Beefy Eggplant Parmigiano from Taste of Home.

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