Italian recipes costing less than $1.5 per serving

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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
9553 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
35169 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
9966 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
2758 views
Four Cheese & Sausage Stuffed Manicotti

Four Cheese & Sausage Stuffed Manicotti

Cheese-stuffed manicotti personifies comfort food anytime, but take it up a notch with a cheese four-some and…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2016
Professional
1 vote
442 views
Minestrone Romagna Style

Minestrone Romagna Style

This is the way minestrone is made in Romagna. It's not a lot of prep time, but you simmer the soup for a long time until all of the vegetable…

John Spottiswood
May 2008
Advanced
13 votes
12510 views
Five Star Lasagna

Five Star Lasagna

This took much exhaustive research to find. My goal was to find the recipe for the Old Spaghetti Factory lasagna. This may or may not be the exact…

Chef Doug
May 2012
Advanced
2 votes
9427 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
3795 views
Spaghetti Salad

Spaghetti Salad

Fresh garden veggies are the stand-out in this pasta salad recipe -perfect for summer's garden harvest. Pretty as a picture when served in a clear…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2013
Professional
4 votes
7504 views
The Best Macaroons Ever

The Best Macaroons Ever

These aren't easy to make, but are well worth the effort. They are seriously good.

Lyndsey
Jan 2008
Beginner
4 votes
19787 views
Italian Pretzel cookies

Italian Pretzel cookies

I'm not even sure if there is such a thing as an Italian Pretzel Cookie, in any case I decided to make up my own version. I took a Taralli Dolci…

Daydreamer Desserts
Feb 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
4870 views
Italian Wedding Soup with Turkey Meatballs

Italian Wedding Soup with Turkey Meatballs

Italian-American in origin, this soup was really misnamed. “Wedding soup” is a mistranslation of the Italian…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
2 votes
8050 views
Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Easy summer salad. Great side dish to take to picnics or bbq's.

Lyndsey
Feb 2008
Beginner
6 votes
14847 views
Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes

Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes

Evelyn Scott
Feb 2010
Advanced
10 votes
3299 views
Baked Spaghetti Casserole

Baked Spaghetti Casserole

This was taken from the Food Network Magazine, January/February 2012 issue, page 53. The total time for this casserole is a little over two…

Now We're Cooking!
Jan 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
7032 views