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Argentine Lasagna

2 reviews

My family is from Argentina, which has a strong Italian heritage and large cattle ranches. One of our favorite Argentinian recipes is this all-in-one lasagna packed with meat, cheese and veggies. —Sylvia Maenenr, Omaha, Nebraska

Homemade Ragu Sauce

12 reviews

My family loves homemade spaghetti sauce and this one is a big hit. I always make sure to serve this...


Donna Lasagna

5 reviews

This traditional lasagna is a real crowd-pleaser. With ground beef, Italian sausage, a from-scratch tomato sauce and a rich cheese...


Stuffed Shells with Arrabbiata Sauce

1 review

This Italian classic takes on a distinctive Latin American flourish with the addition of chorizo. The sausage adds an extra...


Meatball Rigatoni Alfredo

3 reviews

My kids love meatballs with rigatoni or spaghetti. The baked cheese sauce in this recipe just takes it over the...

Slow-Cooked Italian Meatballs

3 reviews

What I love about these meatballs is that they can be served as an appetizer right out of the slow...


Makeover Beef & Sausage Lasagna

11 reviews

The Taste of Home Test Kitchen trimmed the cholesterol and saturated fat in my original meat-lover's lasagna recipe, and came...

Hearty Ragu Bolognese

My robust ragu combines ground beef, sausage and chicken. Serve it over any type of pasta or baked or fried...


Stuffed Shells with Meat Sauce

Even my "meat-and-potatoes" husband often requests these filling and flavorful shells. Chock-full of veggies and cheese, they make great cold-weather...


Mom’s Lasagna

16 reviews

We can hardly wait to dig into this cheesy, meaty lasagna. It smells great when baking and tastes even better!...


Peppered Meatballs

12 reviews

Plenty of ground pepper gives these saucy meatballs their irresistible zest. They're so hearty, I sometimes serve them over noodles...

Calabrian Holiday Soup

My family is from the Italian region of Calabria; our version of Italian wedding soup has been handed down through...


Make Once, Eat Twice Lasagna

17 reviews

Our family loves this recipe along with a green salad and garlic bread. It's so handy to have an extra...


Makeover Manicotti Crepes

3 reviews

This made-lighter main dish will add a special touch to any event. Green pepper and garlic give it a fresh...


Cannelloni-Style Lasagna

4 reviews

I created this lasagna, combining two family favorite dishes, for our family's Christmas celebration. It was extra special because my...


No-Fuss Lasagna

4 reviews

I like this recipe because it can be prepared a day ahead and baked just before serving, so it's a...

Ground Beef Pizza Fondue

2 reviews

Great for a party or game-day gathering, this hearty appetizer can be made with Italian sausage instead of ground beef...


Six-Cheese Lasagna

7 reviews

No one will ever guess how easy this hearty lasagna is to make. No-boil noodles and prepared spaghetti sauce save...


Crowd-Pleasing Baked Ziti

2 reviews

This isn’t your mama’s baked pasta! My zippy ziti boasts all the comfort and heartiness of Mom’s but with little...


Chicken Escarole Soup with Meatballs

1 review

This is an old recipe from southern Italy. My mother gave it to me when I was first married. It...


Pizza Meatballs

8 reviews

With mozzarella cheese inside, these tender meatballs taste almost like pizza. Whether I make them for a church potluck or...


Traditional Italian Wedding Soup

6 reviews

You don’t have to be Italian to love this easy-to-make soup with tiny round pasta! Add homemade meatballs but use...


Cream Cheese and Swiss Lasagna

41 reviews

I like to fix the chunky meat sauce for this dish the day before, so the flavors can blend. It...


Honey-Garlic Glazed Meatballs

18 reviews

My husband and I raise cattle on our farm here in southwestern Ontario, so it's no surprise that we're fond...

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Lasagna Deliziosa

56 reviews

Everyone loves this lasagna. It's often served as a birthday treat for guests. I've lightened it up a lot from...


Italian Spiral Meat Loaf

33 reviews

Take a classic comfort food to delicious new heights with this impressive recipe. Sausage, pizza sauce and mozzarella give Italian...


Christmas Night Lasagna

1 review

I tinkered with this recipe four or five times before I got it down to what it is now. It's...


Makeover Traditional Lasagna

5 reviews

I’ve never been quick to pass along my special recipes, but this one is so good that it’s become our...


Hearty Slow-Cooker Lasagna

6 reviews

Lasagna is a popular holiday meal, but it's hard to find time to put it together. This slow cooker version...


Italian Appetizer Meatballs

2 reviews

Store-bought spaghetti sauce speeds up the preparation of these homemade meatball appetizers. Leftovers make terrific sub sandwiches.—Rene McCrory, Indianapolis, Indiana