Quick and easy European recipes with 100 or fewer calories

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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
5153 views
Deep Fried Brussels Sprouts

Deep Fried Brussels Sprouts

This dish will go with just about any main - pasta, meat, small plates. Whatever you're in the mood for.

Nate Appleman
Apr 2008
Professional
9 votes
18927 views
Homemade Marinara

Homemade Marinara

This is a great marinara recipe made from garden fresh tomatoes. Since I don't have those year around I adapted a recipe found with home preserved…

Robyn Savoie
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
2654 views
Mushrooms with Butter, Garlic and Croutons

Mushrooms with Butter, Garlic and Croutons

This is a delicious and easy to make mushroom dish. It tastes as good as fancy stuffed mushrooms, but is half…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jun 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
7065 views
Polenta Squares w/Sherry Mushroom Sauce

Polenta Squares w/Sherry Mushroom Sauce

Although I always ate Polenta growing up, I have just recently been making it for my family. I am really…

Dana Salvo
Mar 2011
Advanced
1 vote
886 views
cranberry biscuit

cranberry biscuit

i made cranberry biscuit with very simple recipe. all beginner can do it!Actually with the strong taste of butter, it tastes like shortbread~

wawafish
Aug 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
900 views
Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

There is nothing better than wonderful summer veggies from my local farmer's market. Our small but wonderful…

Sherri Williams
Sep 2013
Advanced
17 votes
1169 views
Crepe Rolls with Chocolate Cream, Chestnut Puree and Plum Jam

Crepe Rolls with Chocolate Cream, Chestnut Puree and Plum Jam

The great thing about it is that you can use any filling you like. I used homemade chocolate cream, chestnut…

Gourmandelle LifestyleBlog
Sep 2011
Advanced
2 votes
746 views
Croatian roux soup

Croatian roux soup

Very old recipe for a soup still popular in the northwestern parts of Croatia.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jan 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
845 views
A Sauerkraut like no other!

A Sauerkraut like no other!

Although Sauerkraut is a very German dish, this preparation is certainly out of the norm; however, it is guaranteed to delight all guests, even…

Nick Roche
Feb 2012
Advanced
1 vote
793 views
Quick Broccoli Side Dish

Quick Broccoli Side Dish

Italian seasoning and crunchy pine nuts really jazz up the flavor of this versatile veggie side dish.

Mary Shaldibina
Nov 2009
Intermediate
2 votes
3114 views
Cara's Marinara

Cara's Marinara

Thers are 3 simple rules that any Italian grandmother will tell you on how to make a good "gravy". Rule #1: Less is more! The key to a good sauce…

Cara Fernicola
Nov 2010
Advanced
1 vote
841 views
Italian Red Wine Cookies

Italian Red Wine Cookies

These are so quick and easy you can bake them anytime, and people will think you spent all day just baking for them !!

Evelyn Scott
Jan 2011
Advanced
3 votes
1414 views
Mini Brioche Muffins

Mini Brioche Muffins

This recipe can create 48 mini muffins, or 24 cupcakes - or, as I did, 24 mini muffins and 12 cupcakes!) Leave the brioche out to dry overnight…

Hungry Jenny
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
757 views
Roasted Asparagus and Parmesan

Roasted Asparagus and Parmesan

This is a simple and delicious Italian recipe adapted from the Barefoot Contessa. We leave out the egg and sometimes the lemon (depends on what you…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
5880 views