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Penne All’Arrabiata

Pasta all'arrabiata, a classic Italian recipe, is my comfort food be it summer or winter. My kids and I love sprinkling "pangrattato" (fried bread crumbs) on top of the arrabiata sauce. —Smitha Haridasan, Ganapathy, AE

Sausage Pasta with Cajun Cream Sauce

2 reviews

I needed to use up some ingredients in my refrigerator, so I threw together this dish with a cajun cream...


Tortellini with Sausage and Mascarpone

2 reviews

When I crave Italian comfort food on a busy night and don't have a lot of time to cook, this...


Seafood Medley with Linguine

5 reviews

"Who can resist a savory blend of seafood and pasta? This dish, teaming scallops and shrimp with linguine and tomatoes,...


Sloppy Joe Pasta

21 reviews

Since I found this quick-to-fix recipe a few years ago, it's become a regular part of my menu plans. Everyone...

Spaghetti & Meatball Skillet Supper

1 review

I developed this one-skillet spaghetti and meatball dish to cut down on cooking time on busy nights. The beans, artichokes...


Red Clam Sauce

10 reviews

This recipe tastes like an Italian restaurant specialty and cooks while you take care of other things. What a marvelous...

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Mostaccioli

13 reviews

Even though we're not Italian, this rich, cheesy pasta dish is a "family tradition" for holidays and special occasions. I...


Pizza Lover’s Casserole

1 review

When you're looking for a surefire crowd-pleaser for a kids' party, it's hard to go wrong with pizza. This dish...


Over-the-Rainbow Minestrone

14 reviews

This colorful soup is vegetarian-friendly and full of fresh flavors from a rainbow of vegetables. You can use any multicolored...


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Pizza Noodle Bake

22 reviews

Here’s a family-pleasing casserole that comes together in a snap, making it perfect for a weeknight meal. Double the recipe...

Baked Ziti and Sausage

20 reviews

This is my husband's favorite casserole, and he requests it often. He loves the combination of zesty Italian meat and...


Slow-Cooked Meatball Soup

9 reviews

As a mother, I try to sneak as many veggies into my daughter's diet as I can. This savory soup...


Chicken & Artichoke Lasagna

1 review

My family loves lasagna and I love the slow cooker. I wanted to try something a little different from the...


Italian Sausage with Bow Ties

55 reviews

We often have our favorite pasta when company comes over, and I’ve shared this Italian sausage recipe several times. Now...


Easy Vegetable Lasagna

2 reviews

Bursting with garden favorites, this easy vegetable lasagna is a vegetable lover's dream. The pasta layers are generously stuffed with...

Four-Cheese Chicken Fettuccine

28 reviews

As a cattle rancher, my husband's a big fan of beef. For him to comment on a poultry dish is...