Quick and easy Italian recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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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
4710 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
12918 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
3759 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
9727 views
Bruschetta Appetizers

Bruschetta Appetizers

Bruschetta Appetizers is an easy and quick recipe for a delicious, cheesy, Italian appetizer. Main Ingredients include: Feta cheese, black olives,…

RecipeKing
Jul 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
4271 views
Tantalizing Baked Lemon Pesto Mushrooms Casserole

Tantalizing Baked Lemon Pesto Mushrooms Casserole

This sourish pesto appetizer, using a mix of mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, is so easy to prepare and is…

Blackswan
Jan 2017
Advanced
2 votes
1021 views
BBQ Party: Juicy Clams & Mussels In Truffle Oil & White Wine

BBQ Party: Juicy Clams & Mussels In Truffle Oil & White Wine

My Magic Potion: I thought it would be a great idea to try out my new Truffle Oil & indeed, it worked wonders.…

Blackswan
Jun 2011
Advanced
1 vote
4680 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
1718 views
Make your own Italian cherry wine (visciolato)

Make your own Italian cherry wine (visciolato)

There are various fruit wines, but especially in Italy develops a very special cherry wine, discover how it…

chefgonin
Aug 2013
Professional
1 vote
3888 views
Crab Salad Napoleons with Fresh Pasta

Crab Salad Napoleons with Fresh Pasta

Oh how delicious and comforting the mayo mixture with crab salad, makes it worth the wait, with an added lemon…

patricia wallace
Nov 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
1482 views
Spinach Basil Orzo

Spinach Basil Orzo

Can you believe I *just* discovered Orzo about 2 months ago? I'm officially a huge fan and this is one of the many recipes I've come up with using a…

Mary Joseph
Mar 2008
Advanced
3 votes
10478 views
Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli at Home

Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli at Home

You’ll love, love, love this rich and hearty soup! It tastes very similar to the pasta e fagioli at Olive…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Mar 2011
Professional
2 votes
9266 views
Skinny and Delicious Chicken and Eggplant Pasta for 326 Calories!

Skinny and Delicious Chicken and Eggplant Pasta for 326 Calories!

We know it’s a mouthful but we’re talking real Italian comfort food here.…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Oct 2010
Professional
6 votes
7837 views
Chestnut Bread

Chestnut Bread

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

Deena Montillo
Jan 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
6503 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
9878 views