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    Slow-Cooker Italian Chicken

    2 reviews

    My father used to love it when I made this slow-cooker Italian chicken. Since it includes a flavorful tomato sauce, it's especially good served over pasta or rice. —Deanna D'Auria, Banning, California

    Air-Fryer Portobello Melts

    We're always looking for satisfying vegetarian meals, and this air-fryer sandwich recipe tops the list. These melts are especially delicious...


    Goat Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Chicken

    2 reviews

    This spinach-stuffed chicken breast recipe is special to me because it has so much flavor, yet not too many calories....


    Creamy Pesto Chicken

    1 review

    You really won't miss the cheese at all in this dairy-free pesto. It's especially good over cauliflower rice or gluten-free...


    Tortellini Sausage Alfredo

    7 reviews

    I invented this dish for my kids when were young using all the things they like—sausage, mushrooms, onions, green pepper...

    Frosty Caramel Cappuccino

    3 reviews

    This frothy iced cappuccino is positively delicious for breakfast, a mid-afternoon snack or an after-dinner dessert. It's also a great...


    Grilled Steak Bruschetta Salad for 2

    Fire up the grill for this tasty salad. The meat will be done in a snap, leaving you more time...

    White Bean Bisque

    Cute parmesan crisps make a zippy topping for this rich, full-flavored soup from Linda Miranda of Wakefield, Rhode Island. "We...


    Pasta Fagioli

    4 reviews

    My older relatives brought this recipe from Italy and made it often as I was growing up . It is...


    Spinach Turkey Penne

    A friend served this recipe to me as a vegetarian dish. I enjoyed it, but my husband and three sons...


    Italian Beef With Mushrooms

    My husband, who is a mushroom lover, always smiles when I make this dish.

    Italian Turkey Breast

    "My husband, Hal, and I enjoy this Italian-style turkey dish as a delightful change of pace," says Helen Vail of...


    Salad with Hot Italian Dressing

    I CREATED this recipe for a special dinner for our wedding anniversary, which is April 11.
    That's the perfect...


    Italian Pretzels

    1 review

    These super-easy, microwave-quick munchies are always a hit at parties. They disappear so fast, I have to make a double-batch...


    Summer Squash Pasta Primavera

    3 reviews

    SINCE I eat very little meat, I'm always on the lookout for vegetarian and low-fat recipes.
    I came up...


    Turkey Florentine Sandwiches

    Upgrade a lunchtime classic into a dinnertime feast with a few fancy yet simple tweaks. —Karel Reynolds, Rutherfordton, North Carolina

    Grilled Pepperoni Pizza Sandwiches

    If pizza and grilled cheese are among your favorite foods, you're in for an ooey gooey treat! —Chris Anderson, Mounds...


    Tomato-Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

    All the flavors of Pizza Margherita in fewer than 20 minutes make this the perfect meal for the whole family....


    Italian Spaghetti and Meatballs for Two

    This dish was so popular at our church's potluck functions that I asked for the recipe. It has become a...


    Broccoli Fettuccine

    3 reviews

    This simple recipe is one of my favorites. The flavor is great, and it can be prepared in a very...


    Chocolate Panini

    1 review

    “I created this sweet treat for my new husband when I was learning to use the panini maker we‘d received...


    Monterey Artichoke Panini

    5 reviews

    Looking for a new sandwich idea? This wonderful combination of cheese, artichokes, spinach and tomatoes feels fresh and special. —Jean...


    BLT Skillet

    37 reviews

    This quick weeknight meal reminds me of a BLT, with its chunks of bacon and tomato. The whole wheat linguine...


    Spinach-Stuffed Chicken Pockets for Two

    1 review

    With their creamy filling and delightful crispy crust, these elegant entrees are easy enough for weeknights, yet special enough for...

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    Grilled Sausages with Peppers

    1 review

    A good dose of Italian seasonings and mozzarella makes these grilled sausages unique. They're great with homemade French fries for...


    Ratatouille Sausage Saute

    “Trying to get more vegetables into your diet? This skillet dish is a great way!” assures Sally Hook of Montgomery,...


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    Italian Burgers

    "My son, Tory, loves my lasagna, which I only make on Christmas," writes Bridgetta Ealy of Pontiac, Michigan. "As a...


    Turkey Cutlets with Tomato Sauce

    I'm the mother of two toddlers, so I depend on easy-to-prepare recipes like this.


    Italian Sausage Subs

    Sue Hoyt of Portland, Oregon shares this traditional favorite that dresses up Italian sausage with onion, sweet red pepper and...


    Lemon Pepper Pasta

    2 reviews

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