Quick and easy Italian recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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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
16 votes
13075 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
11650 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
3748 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
3335 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
6868 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
10086 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
22908 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
3107 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
9330 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
3890 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
437 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
3160 views
Cannellini bean hummus

Cannellini bean hummus

This bean dip is similar to regular hummus, but a little creamier and smoother. Serve it with pita bread, pita crackers or vegetable dippers. It…

Frosted Flaker
Aug 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
580 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
8742 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
2514 views