Recreate Your Italian Favorites

recreate your italian favorites

You can’t always travel to Italy or get to your favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant. But, you can recreate your Italian favorites at home. Whether you love chicken Parmesan or chicken marsala, crave crusty Italian bread, or need a meat sauce to serve with spaghetti, these recipes are for you. Since Italian is a cuisine most people can agree on, these 18 restaurant-quality restaurants will earn a permanent spot on your menu.

Stuffed Chicken Parmesan

Stuffed Chicken Parmesan

"This is a great new take on Chicken Parmesan. It's delicious and filling! It has a creamy cheesy spinach stuffing." - Annamaria
Savory Risotto

Savory Risotto

"My grandma used to make risotto all the time, and we all loved it. So when I get a chance to make it, I try to put my own spin on it. My family loves this savory risotto." - Luana
Italian Meat Sauce

Italian Meat Sauce

"This is our favorite Italian Meat Sauce, been making it for about 10 years now. As with many recipes we make that include garlic, we usually bump up the quantity more than what's documented as we're garlic heads!" - Dan
Crusty Italian Bread

Crusty Italian Bread

"This classic bread is crusty and crisp outside, while the inside is fluffy and soft." - The Kitchen Crew
Classic Chicken Marsala

Classic Chicken Marsala

"Using cremini mushrooms give this recipe a slight taste difference than other recipes. We felt they were juicier in the sauce. The juices in the dish give the chicken amazing flavor and keep it from drying out." - The Kitchen Crew
Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

"It's double dipped in Italian bread crumbs and Panko crumbs which creates a super crispy coating. Served over spaghetti that's lightly sauced and with sweet peas is wonderful." - The Kitchen Crew
Ricotta Pie

Ricotta Pie

"Rigat pie! (An Italian NY'er pronunciation of ricotta - haha) I believe this was my mom's favorite. Top with whipped cream and enjoy!" - Jessica
Easy Pasta E Fagioli

Easy Pasta E Fagioli

"This Pasta e Fagioli is so easy and full of veggies, beans and pasta. It is super easy and better than any soup you will get in a restaurant." - Debbie
My Lasagna Recipe

My Lasagna Recipe

"This is far from being a secret recipe or original. It's just quick and delicious." - Lea Ann
Polenta With Vegetable Tomato Sauce

Polenta With Vegetable Tomato Sauce

"We try to eat vegetarian 3-4 nights a week and I tried this with what I had on hand. Family, especially my husband, loved it." - Joyce
Eggplant Rollatini

Eggplant Rollatini

"This is a great recipe for eggplant lovers!! Alternatively, veal, chicken, or fish may be used in place of the eggplant." - Linda
Round Steak Pizzaiola

Round Steak Pizzaiola

"This is a quick and easy meal ready in less than an hour. Can serve with mashed potatoes or pasta." - Marianne
Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

"This rich, creamy dish is one of my favorite comfort foods and it has gotten rave reviews from even the pickiest eaters of the family." - Megan
Genovese Sauce

Genovese Sauce

"A slowly braised beef and caramelized onion sauce that’s just packed with flavour!" - Kevin
Conforti Family Red Gravy (Spaghetti Sauce)

Conforti Family Red Gravy (Spaghetti Sauce)

"My husband is Italian, and I had never made sauce from scratch. He got me started, but now, I make it my own, and the house smells phenomenal while it's cooking!" - Lauren
Easy Sausage And Peppers

Easy Sausage And Peppers

"When you bake the sausage it is not as greasy as frying it. After I bake it, then I pan fry it to incorporate the flavors of the peppers and onions." - Ann
Basic Pesto

Basic Pesto

"I love pesto! This is quick and easy... and really good!" - Ann
Homemade Italian Spaghetti Sauce And Meatballs

Homemade Italian Spaghetti Sauce And Meatballs

"This is my family's recipe. My mother always made this for our birthday dinner. It's one of those recipes that needs to cook all day." - Julia