Popular Italian Recipes

    There are so many great meals that come from Italy, but there are some Italian recipes that are more common and popular than others; these are some of those.

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    Global Cuisine

    10 reviews

    This meal wins over the toughest of food critics.

    Recipe by: rglavan

    11 reviews

    The perfect lunchbox or after school treat, or something quick to put together if visitors are on their way. Greet them with the awesome aromas of fresh pizza and it only takes minutes! Make with gluten free or wholemeal flour if desired. You can also make a sweet version with raisins and jam, or cheese and Vegemite like the ones in the bakeries. Don't be put off by making the dough, it's EASY PEASY!

    Recipe by: glof

    1283 reviews

    Spaghetti carbonara is a simple but tasty meal that is as much at home as part of a weekly family meal as it is at a fancy dinner party.

    Recipe by: Sandy T.

    7 reviews

    This recipe for Carbonara contains no cream, i don't think it is needed. I ate this in a little restaurant once and have finally succeeded in creating my own version. I hope you like it.

    Recipe by: MARLENE28

    3 reviews

    This is a thick and rich Italian dish that just oozes flavour. I have made this so many times that the page in my recipe book is speckled with the sauce. Please don't use beef shank as it is too tough. This is also suitable for a slow cooker but you will have to reduce the liquid content.

    Recipe by: JacksBack

    2 reviews

    Lasagne made with fried eggplant, mince, tomatoes and Worcestershire sauce. A favourite recipe of mine adapted over time.

    Recipe by: Rebecca M

    3 reviews

    Like bucket chemistry - a bit of this, a bit of that - this is easy to put together. You just need to be hungry for a tasty hearty meal. This recipe can also be used for spag bol, except without the white sauce or lasagne sheets.

    Recipe by: lisamaree

    2 reviews

    Cooked in a delicious wine-enriched tomato sauce, a nutritious mix of seafood makes an elegant partner for the thin spaghettini. Prepare a leafy mixed side salad to go with this dinner party main course.

    Recipe by: Ariana Klepac

    3 reviews

    Easy way to make your bolognese sauce taste like it simmered all day.

    Recipe by: Cazzie

    2 reviews

    After experimenting in the kitchen, this is my resulting delicious bolognese sauce. It's an absolute must for pasta lovers. Serve on a bed of freshly cooked spaghetti and sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan cheese.

    Recipe by: LeanneMc

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