Share:

Italian Side Dishes

Looking for Italian side dishes? Find great Italian side dish recipes that complement your Italian dinner or meal.

Asian Spaghetti

Asian Spaghetti

Asian Spaghetti

We love this recipe with its bright, crisp-tender snow peas and carrots, but you could easily substitute any veggies you have on hand. —Anne Smithson, Cary, North Carolina

Light Rosemary Red Potatoes

Light Rosemary Red Potatoes

Light Rosemary Red Potatoes

“The delicious combination of roasted garlic, rosemary and potatoes will make your whole house smell wonderful,” Sally Ridenour attests from Salem, Oregon. “Try this dish with grilled steak or roasted chicken.”

Mashed Potatoes with Garlic

Mashed Potatoes with Garlic

Mashed Potatoes with Garlic

If you'd like a new twist on mashed potatoes, try this recipe from Jennifer Adams of Plymouth, Massachusetts. She adds garlic to the potatoes and then places a cruet of olive oil on the table for guests to drizzle on the potatoes.
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Tomato Broccoli Parmesan

Tomato Broccoli Parmesan

Tomato Broccoli Parmesan

I came up with this recipe when I was learning to cook healthier meals for my family. I can quickly prepare it while focusing on the main course.

Lemon Pepper Pasta

Lemon Pepper Pasta

Lemon Pepper Pasta

Our home economists cut down this pretty pasta recipe with peppers and lemon from Jolinda Whittle of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania for two to enjoy.

Parmesan Rice Pilaf

Parmesan Rice Pilaf

Parmesan Rice Pilaf

MY Mom found this recipe in a local newspaper years ago and it has been one of our favorite side dishes for a long time. The original recipe was a little bland, so I have doctored it up a little. Sometimes I make more than I need for one meal so I can have leftovers.

Fettuccine with Asparagus and Peas

Fettuccine with Asparagus and Peas

Fettuccine with Asparagus and Peas

Vicki Kamstra of Spokane, Washington writes, "I found this years ago, it has truly been a crowd pleaser. I often use whole wheat pasta instead; it's a great substitution!"

Saucy Bow Ties and Broccoli

Saucy Bow Ties and Broccoli

Saucy Bow Ties and Broccoli

From Ogden, Utah, Kris Capener shares her secret recipe for getting the kids to eat their broccoli. “The tasty sauce and fun shape of the bow-tie pasta bring them back for second servings of this yummy, healthy dinner every time,“ she says.

Stuffed Grilled Zucchini

Stuffed Grilled Zucchini

Stuffed Grilled Zucchini

Pair up these zucchini boats with charred pork chops, smoked fish and other grilled greats. Not warm enough for cooking alfresco? Your ol’-fashioned oven will do. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Flavorful Summer Squash

Flavorful Summer Squash

Flavorful Summer Squash

Andrea Yacyk of Brigantine, New Jersey flavors sauteed squash with garlic, red onion and dried herbs for garden-fresh goodness. Sprinkled with cheese, it makes a bright side dish that’s quick to fix and delicious to taste.

Vegetable Penne

Vegetable Penne

Vegetable Penne

We have several friends and family that vegetarians so this is a quick meal is very satisfying. It is the green beans that give it that special flavor which you are sure to love.—Shirley Brazel, Rocklin, California
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT