Kid friendly Italian recipes with 600 or more calories

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Spicy Sausage and Ziti Bake

Spicy Sausage and Ziti Bake

Have some homemade garlic bread and a nice salad ready to go with this yummy dinner. Great for potluck too.

Denise Sherin
Aug 2014
Advanced
1 vote
71 views
Tuscan shrimp marinara with chickpea pasta

Tuscan shrimp marinara with chickpea pasta

This is a great Tuscan recipe adapted from the Flavors of Tuscan cookbook by Maxine Clark. Maxine recommends…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2009
Advanced
3 votes
12597 views
Pasta with Sauteed Vegetables, Olive Oil & Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Sauteed Vegetables, Olive Oil & Tomato Sauce

Simple and truly delicious. If you like tasty, fresh, and healthy food, this is likely to become a staple for…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
18557 views
Baked Ravioli with Meat Sauce

Baked Ravioli with Meat Sauce

This has all the beloved flavors of lasagna but is a lot quicker and easier to make. Using frozen or fresh cheese ravioli is the time saver. And…

Reeni
Mar 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1786 views
Fresh Cavatelli With Eggs And Bacon (Cavatelli 'ncatenati)

Fresh Cavatelli With Eggs And Bacon (Cavatelli 'ncatenati)

I love this recipe, it's great for breakfast or brunch. This recipe came from Lidia Bastianich's Cookbook…

Robyn Savoie
Sep 2013
Advanced
1 vote
914 views
Home Made Pizza Dough

Home Made Pizza Dough

I’m going on a pizza making journey and this is stop number one! This recipe is one I have perfected over the years through lots of trial and error…

Justin Thyme
Jul 2010
Professional
2 votes
2569 views
Homemade Manicotti

Homemade Manicotti

This recipe is simple and absolutely delicious. It is a reasonable amount of work, so good to cook for a large party or family gathering. It is…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
5929 views
Healthy Chicken Parmesan

Healthy Chicken Parmesan

A healthy take on a delicious comfort food.

Jessica
Mar 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
1224 views
Semolina Pizza Dough

Semolina Pizza Dough

This is very similar to my NY Style Pizza Dough which John Spottiswood posted, but I think adding the Semolina dough gives it a little more texture…

Peter Miller
Jan 2011
Advanced
1 vote
1124 views
Ricotta Pie

Ricotta Pie

We took the traditional Italian holiday dessert and brought the health benefits up a notch by adding blueberries. We also think the pie tastes…

molly11
Dec 2012
Advanced
2 votes
941 views
Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplants that are younger (more glossy) tend to have less seeds and are less bitter. At one time I had believed “gender” played a role in the…

Carolinaheartstrings
Mar 2013
Intermediate
2 votes
952 views
Shrimp and Spinach Gratin

Shrimp and Spinach Gratin

This recipe is one I created when I could not find the main ingredient for a main dish I planed. I had most of the other ingredients so I…

Patrick Travis
Feb 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
1332 views
Pepperoni & Cashew Pizza

Pepperoni & Cashew Pizza

This combination may sound strange, but it tastes wonderful! For that reason, because it's unusual and flavorful, this is always a hit at my pizza…

Peter Miller
Jan 2011
Advanced
1 vote
1309 views
Lemon-Cranberry Biscotti

Lemon-Cranberry Biscotti

The biscotti had its origin in Roman times They are a dry, crunchy cookie that contains no fat and quite nourishing. .A food with sustenance and…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
1 vote
1061 views
macaroni and cheese

macaroni and cheese

A delicious, easy to cook meal.

Carol Teng
Feb 2008
Beginner
7 votes
13707 views