Italian recipes with 500 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
13078 views
Almond Biscotti

Almond Biscotti

Crunchy biscotti are my go-to coffee dunkers. The sweet toasts make a perfect hostess or holiday gift besides. This recipe features almonds but…

Salad Foodie
May 2017
Professional
1 vote
256 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
38071 views
Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Years ago I had an Italian neighbor who became a close friend. I always commented on her delicious meatballs and one day she shared the recipe with…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2011
Professional
15 votes
32753 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
11652 views
Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

This is a spin off of the Cheesecake Factory's recipe!

Patricia Stagich
Mar 2011
Professional
3 votes
12737 views
Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

This is an old Italian recipe that I've been cooking for 30 years, and my boys and husband all love it. I got…

jeanne templeman
Nov 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
7423 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
13810 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
3749 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
Lamb Risotto

Lamb Risotto

I want to call this a "Lebanese Risotto" because I used a lot of the spices and ingredients that are in a lot of the recipes I grew up cooking. So…

Mary Joseph
Jun 2008
Advanced
2 votes
13276 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
6869 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
Italian Marinated Mushrooms With Pecan Smoked Garlic

Italian Marinated Mushrooms With Pecan Smoked Garlic

These mushrooms and garlic make a great addition to an antipasti platter or as an additon to a salad. Add…

Bob Vincent
Jan 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
2968 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
439 views