50 delicious Italian recipes

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September 14, 2021
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50 delicious Italian recipes

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, global cooking trends were showing an uptick in people cooking at home. Gallup and Cookpad’s latest report published Dec. 17, 2020, showed that through 2019, a growing number of people around the world were cooking at home rather than going out or eating pre-cooked meals.

In the U.S., the swelling popularity of at-home meal prep subscriptions from Blue Apron to Hello Fresh! and the growing prevalence of grocery delivery underscore a renewed interest in prepping meals at home. Then as COVID-19 spread, mandatory restaurant shutdowns and capacity limits drove a dramatic jump in home cooking—not to mention demand for recipes and sales of things like yeast and kitchen appliances.

Of all the cuisines around the world, Italian has to stand near the top for best comfort food. From lasagnas and polenta to homemade meatballs and long-simmering gravy, Italian food capitalizes on some of the best-smelling ingredients: garlic, onion, and garden-fresh herbs. Stacker compiled a list of Italian recipes from Allrecipes for you to try at home. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite Italian dishes made the list.

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Bucatini Cacio e Pepe (Roman Sheep Herder's Pasta)

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Total: 25 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 4
- Read more about the recipe here

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Torta di Mele (Italian Apple Cake)

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Italian Shrimp and Scallop Risotto

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Additional: 2 mins
- Total: 57 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 16
- Read more about the recipe here

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Italian Baked Meatballs

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 30 1-ounce meatballs
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Traditional Spaghetti all'Amatriciana

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Hearty Minestrone Soup (Instant Pot®)

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Additional: 5 mins
- Total: 1 hr 25 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 18
- Read more about the recipe here

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Lasagne Alla Bolognese Saporite

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 2 hrs 48 mins
- Additional: 3 mins
- Total: 3 hrs 21 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 19
- Read more about the recipe here

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Lemony Pork Piccata

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 pork chops
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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World's Best Lasagna

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 2 hrs 30 mins
- Additional: 15 mins
- Total: 3 hrs 15 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 servings
- Number of ingredients: 20
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chicken Parmesan

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Additional: 15 mins
- Total: 1 hr
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Gourmet Mushroom Risotto

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spaghetti Sauce with Ground Beef

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 1 hr 10 mins
- Total: 1 hr 25 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Brasato al Barolo - Braised Chuck Roast in Red Wine

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 2 hrs 46 mins
- Additional: 12 hrs
- Total: 15 hrs 16 mins
- Servings: 5
- Yield: 1 2-pound roast
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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How to Make Perfect Polenta

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Additional: 5 mins
- Total: 55 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 5
- Read more about the recipe here

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Ciabatta Bread

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 55 mins
- Servings: 24
- Yield: 2 loaves
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Manicotti

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 1 hr 15 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Italian Wedding Soup I

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Eggplant Parmesan II

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Total: 1 hr
- Servings: 10
- Yield: 8 to 10 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Homemade Four Cheese Ravioli

- Prep: 45 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 2 hrs
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 20 ravioli
- Number of ingredients: 19
- Read more about the recipe here

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Italian-Style Tuna Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Total: 20 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chef John's Italian Meatballs

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Additional: 1 hr 20 mins
- Total: 2 hrs 15 mins
- Servings: 30
- Yield: 30 meatballs
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Super-Delicious Zuppa Toscana

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Total: 1 hr 25 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Pasta Salad

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
- Additional: 13 hrs 20 mins
- Total: 13 hrs 55 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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Shrimp Scampi with Pasta

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 22 mins
- Total: 32 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Balsamic Bruschetta

- Prep: 15 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Chicken Marsala

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Pesto Pasta

- Prep: 5 mins
- Additional: 10 mins
- Total: 15 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 7
- Read more about the recipe here

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Homemade Lasagna

- Prep: 1 hr
- Cook: 45 mins
- Total: 1 hr 45 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 8 servings
- Number of ingredients: 18
- Read more about the recipe here

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Lemon Chicken Piccata

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Easy Lasagna II

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Additional: 10 mins
- Total: 1 hr 25 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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The Best Parmesan Chicken Bake

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 2 hrs
- Total: 2 hrs 20 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 17
- Read more about the recipe here

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Slow Cooker Italian Beef for Sandwiches

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 12 hrs
- Total: 12 hrs 15 mins
- Servings: 10
- Yield: 10 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Italian Sausage Soup

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 40 mins
- Total: 50 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage (Mild or Hot)

- Prep: 20 mins
- Additional: 12 hrs
- Total: 12 hrs 20 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 3 1-pound portions
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Italian Sausage, Peppers, and Onions

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 25 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Florentine Stuffed Chicken

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 40 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 6
- Read more about the recipe here

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Tender Italian Baked Chicken

- Prep: 10 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 30 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 5
- Read more about the recipe here

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Slow Cooker Lasagna

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 4 hrs 20 mins
- Total: 4 hrs 40 mins
- Servings: 10
- Yield: 10 servings
- Number of ingredients: 11
- Read more about the recipe here

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Italian Breaded Pork Chops

- Prep: 25 mins
- Cook: 35 mins
- Total: 1 hr
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 8
- Read more about the recipe here

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World's Best Pasta Sauce!

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
- Total: 1 hr 45 mins
- Servings: 16
- Yield: 16 servings
- Number of ingredients: 14
- Read more about the recipe here

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Meatball Sandwich

- Prep: 20 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Total: 40 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 13
- Read more about the recipe here

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Easy Pizza Sauce I

- Servings: 8
- Yield: 1 large pizza
- Number of ingredients: 9
- Read more about the recipe here

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Garlic Butter Sauce I

- Servings: 1
- Yield: 1 serving
- Number of ingredients: 4
- Read more about the recipe here

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Easy Italian Chicken II

- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Additional: 1 hr
- Total: 2 hrs 5 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 2
- Read more about the recipe here

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Roasted Chicken with Risotto and Caramelized Onions

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 4
- Yield: 4 servings
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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Spinach Lasagna III

- Prep: 35 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Additional: 15 mins
- Total: 1 hr 50 mins
- Servings: 12
- Yield: 12 servings
- Number of ingredients: 16
- Read more about the recipe here

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Rosemary Braised Lamb Shanks

- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 2 hrs
- Total: 2 hrs 30 mins
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
- Number of ingredients: 12
- Read more about the recipe here

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Best Marinara Sauce Yet

- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 30 mins
- Total: 45 mins
- Servings: 8
- Yield: 4 cups
- Number of ingredients: 10
- Read more about the recipe here

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