Ten of our favorite, cozy Italian recipes. These dishes are easy enough for weeknights, but elegant enough for entertaining.
It seems like everyone is always in the mood for yummy Italian food. And with the cooler weather, these cozy dishes sound even better! These recipes are true family favorites and are often requested for special occasion meals. Prep these recipes ahead of time for an easy dinner, so you can enjoy your guests. Hopefully, you’ll find a new family favorite as well!
These Italian Chicken Meatballs are made from boneless, skinless chicken breasts, not ground chicken. They’re lean, light, tender, juicy and full of flavor!
A delicious breakfast/brunch option that’s easy to put together and prep ahead, this Italian Polenta Breakfast Casserole is loaded with flavor and makes a great dinner entree too!
If you enjoy the cuisine of Italy, you’re going to love this Italian Black Lentil Soup! It’s bursting with delicious flavor and will make your kitchen smell like a fabulous little trattoria!
This make-ahead, Homemade Manicotti is beyond delicious with an Italian sausage marinara and tender melt-in-your-mouth pasta.
This make-ahead Italian Chicken Sausage Ravioli Lasagna is bursting with fabulous Italian flavor and tastes like you labored for hours! No one has to know the delicious little secret.
Hearty and delicious, this Italian Sun-Dried Tomato Soup is bursting with classic Italian flavor. Make it ahead for easy entertaining!
If you’re a pizza lover, this crazy-delicious, super-easy, Deep Dsh Pepperoni Pizza is the stuff dreams are made of. It never fails to bring rave reviews!
This Eggplant and Italian Sausage Gratin is bursting with fabulous Italian flavor. A delicious, make-ahead, dinner party worthy meal!
Succulent, melt-in-your-mouth Slow-Roasted Italian Pork with Gnocchi nestled in a deep, rich, classic Italian tomato sauce.
Italian Meatballs with Marinara is a delicious, classic family favorite. This recipe always brings rave reviews!
A combination of cake and cheesecake, this delicious Italian Lemon Ricotta Cake is a one-bowl, no-mixer recipe you can throw together in minutes!