Quick and easy Italian vegetables recipes

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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
5915 views
Brussel Sprouts Sauteed in Garlic & Olive Oil

Brussel Sprouts Sauteed in Garlic & Olive Oil

This is a simple, tasty side dish to add to your menu. I've adapted it from Marcella Hazan's recipes for other…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
23 votes
32642 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
1175 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
18932 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
9153 views
Roman-Style Spinach

Roman-Style Spinach

This is a great new way I've learned to cook spinach. I wouldn't have thought of adding sweetness to spinach, but I really like the way the…

John Spottiswood
May 2011
Advanced
5 votes
704 views
Spinach and Ricotta Balls - Gnudis

Spinach and Ricotta Balls - Gnudis

I've been looking for tasty ways to cook spinach and wild greens because they are so healthful. This one is…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2010
Advanced
6 votes
2434 views
Chilled Italian Zucchini Appetizer

Chilled Italian Zucchini Appetizer

This is a fantastic recipe that I adapted from Marcella Hazen. She recommends serving this at room…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2012
Advanced
5 votes
698 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
5889 views
Ricotta and Greens or Spinach Pasta

Ricotta and Greens or Spinach Pasta

This is another excellent dish that takes advantage of delicious and healthy greens. This is a Sicilian dish…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2010
Advanced
4 votes
718 views
Peppers stuffed with tuna and capers

Peppers stuffed with tuna and capers

Here's a southern Italian deli favorite that you can easily make at home. In this recipe, CES chef Cosimina…

Frank Fariello
Feb 2011
Advanced
4 votes
650 views
Zucchini Soup

Zucchini Soup

What to do with all that Italian squash? Zuppa..Soup! The light refreshing taste is a summer favorite in my family. For a different twist...add a…

Nanette
Aug 2010
Advanced
3 votes
1013 views
Squash Blossoms, The Edible Flowers And How To Fix Them

Squash Blossoms, The Edible Flowers And How To Fix Them

This is the time of year when squash blossoms are found in Farmers Markets all around Sonoma. If you've never…

kathy gori
Jul 2010
Advanced
2 votes
1102 views
Sun-Dried Tomato Polenta with Lentil Puttenesca

Sun-Dried Tomato Polenta with Lentil Puttenesca

This is one of those meals you-never-knew-you-couldn't-live-without!

Healthy Mamma
Dec 2010
Advanced
2 votes
1026 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
3118 views