Italian summer appetizers & snacks recipes

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Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Starting off with an appetizer? An easy way to make seared scallops, pan fried outside on the grill in a little olive oil. After they are browned…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
15 votes
10656 views
Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes

Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes

A very delicate crunch and hardly no fat to worry about baking them instead of frying. Grandma's recipe adapted…

Claudia lamascolo
Mar 2010
Professional
18 votes
15773 views
White Bean Dip

White Bean Dip

This bean dip is similar to hummus, but a little creamier and smoother. Serve it with pita bread, pita crackers or vegetable dippers. It couldn't be…

Frosted Flaker
Aug 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
145 views
Super Easy, Low Calorie Chicken Caesar Salad Stuffed Shells

Super Easy, Low Calorie Chicken Caesar Salad Stuffed Shells

Most of us love Caesar salad. Add chicken and tomatoes to it and stuff into jumbo pasta shells and it becomes a…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
May 2013
Professional
4 votes
11333 views
Calamari, Scallops and Lemon Fritto Misto

Calamari, Scallops and Lemon Fritto Misto

This is a delicious, easy to prepare Italian antipasto. Make sure you serve it hot. Close your eyes and…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
8917 views
Parmigiana di melanzane (Eggplant Parmesan)

Parmigiana di melanzane (Eggplant Parmesan)

Being a lover of good food, I find it almost impossible to answer the question 'what's your favorite dish?' But…

Frank Fariello
Aug 2010
Advanced
6 votes
5585 views
Grilled Pork Scallopini

Grilled Pork Scallopini

This dish has all the flavors of my favorite Italian pork dishes but without the cleanup or tricky pan work. You can make it with lamb, veal or…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
2 votes
2635 views
Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Wonderful and lighter alternative to baked eggplant Parmesan and wonderful for summer or fall nights. I use canned pasta sauce (basil if you have…

Mihir Shah
Jul 2008
Advanced
7 votes
11310 views
Chiacchiere

Chiacchiere

Chiacchiere (chiacchiere in Italian means to chatter or gossip). and are also called cenci. They are called this because they make so much noise…

Patricia Turo
Apr 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
3587 views
Insalata di riso (Summer Rice Salad)

Insalata di riso (Summer Rice Salad)

Mid-August, when the temperatures climb to tropical heights, is a time when the enthusiasm of even the most…

Frank Fariello
Aug 2010
Advanced
3 votes
2297 views
An Easy, Delectable, Summertime Appetizer…Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells

An Easy, Delectable, Summertime Appetizer…Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells

This tasty and colorful low calorie appetizer consists of a simple to make…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2011
Professional
1 vote
3797 views
compote of tomato

compote of tomato

a nice tomato sauce for your pasta or just as a dip with your appetizer. It can be used hot or cold. Delizioso enjoy your cooking Branna

branna
Jan 2011
Professional
1 vote
2160 views
New Orleans Muffuletta Sandwich

New Orleans Muffuletta Sandwich

One of the signature delights in New Orleans is the Muffuletta Sandwich, generally made famous by the Central Grocery across from the Cafe du Monde,…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
3 votes
4074 views
Hummus and Bruschetta Appetiser

Hummus and Bruschetta Appetiser

Quick, easy, and delicious and makes a great presentation.. A marriage of Middle Eastern and Italian all in one. Something different for your next…

judee
Jun 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
2427 views
Bruschetta

Bruschetta

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
11079 views