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
10976 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
16048 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
11610 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
9048 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
5729 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
11406 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
4163 views
Bruschetta

Bruschetta

Kelsey Martin
Jun 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
11200 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
3663 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
3881 views
Caprese

Caprese

This is a tipical appetizer from the island of Capri Italy very fresh and very testy and amazingly easy. In this preparation the basil leaves need…

Pasquale Frola
Jun 2009
Professional
4 votes
3020 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
2374 views
Curt's Delectable Chicken Parmesano

Curt's Delectable Chicken Parmesano

An old family recipe TWEETED up! I love to recreate my favorites from my childhood here is another one my…

curt iffert
Aug 2012
Professional
2 votes
685 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
2737 views
Pizza Sauces

Pizza Sauces

Stop the pizza delivery man, for ever! Unless… it’s being delivered directly from Sicily. I am sure that if you try this homemade pizza you will…

I Sicilian
Apr 2010
Advanced
7 votes
3144 views