Italian recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Years ago I had an Italian neighbor who became a close friend. I always commented on her delicious meatballs and one day she shared the recipe with…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2011
Professional
14 votes
29375 views
Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
78 votes
35938 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
6580 views
Pesto Swirl Bread

Pesto Swirl Bread

Swirl breads are the “lookers” of the yeast bread world! In this recipe traditional cinnamon filling is replaced with basil pesto as the star…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2016
Professional
1 vote
97 views
Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

This is an old Italian recipe that I've been cooking for 30 years, and my boys and husband all love it. I got…

jeanne templeman
Nov 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
6565 views
Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

This roasted broccoli recipe, adapted from the Barefoot Contessa, is really wonderful. It has a lot of flavor. We served it with a mild pasta, and…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
Advanced
25 votes
10111 views
Chicken Risotto

Chicken Risotto

Chicken Rissoto is an easy recipe for a cheesy and delicious Italian style chicken casserole. It takes less than an hour from start to finish.…

RecipeKing
Mar 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
954 views
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
10659 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
2514 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
2964 views
Chestnut Bread

Chestnut Bread

A wholesome, flavorful sweet bread that can be served anytime!

Deena Montillo
Jan 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
4879 views
Chicken with Olives, capers & Tomatoes

Chicken with Olives, capers & Tomatoes

This is is very quick recipe, it only require couple of ingredients and it can be serve with variety of…

MANJULA
Nov 2011
Advanced
2 votes
2116 views
Lasagna Italiana

Lasagna Italiana

Inspired from the streets of Tuscany, I developed this recipe by reducing the amount of sodium, eliminating sugar, and reducing the total fat…

ExhilaratingChef
Mar 2015
Professional
1 vote
1933 views
Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

This is a spin off of the Cheesecake Factory's recipe!

Patricia Stagich
Mar 2011
Professional
3 votes
10682 views
Florentine Salisbury Steak

Florentine Salisbury Steak

This dish is restaurant quality food which when served with mashed potatoes and green beans makes a delightful presentation. At home,this was a…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jun 2013
Professional
1 vote
5456 views