Italians take their food seriously and focus on amazing flavor combinations as you will discover with these classic Italian recipes. Authentic Bolognese Sauce is a meaty sauce for your favorite pasta. And another great pairing for pasta is Baked Italian Meatballs, featuring large meatballs coated in a classic tomato sauce and melted mozzarella.
Named for the spicy red pepper that stars in the recipe, Shrimp Fra Diavolo features a silky sauce, perfectly al dente pasta and succulent shrimp. Cook it up in only 35 minutes. If you are looking for a warm and satisfying way to begin your meal, serve up Bagna Cauda before your main dish. This Italian “hot dip” is awesome on crusty bread and raw vegetables.
Italian Pasta Salad is a summertime favorite loaded with fresh tomatoes, olives, cannellini beans, salami and provolone cheese. Serve this as a side dish at a summer picnic, or use it as a simple main course for hot days when you don’t want to spend hours at your stove.