Healthy Quick & Easy Italian Sauce Spread Recipes


May 28, 2021

Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic

By Stephanie Beacham
I just made this last weekend. Salt and pepper chicken with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil &...
Jul 26, 2020

Abeula's Lasagna Sauce

By Natalie Loop
This is a great sauce for many Italian dish options. Not like a spaghetti sauce it's...
Jul 13, 2020

Zucchini Sauce for Pasta

By Sherry Blizzard
So simple and yet so silky and elegant. I learned to make this from Chef...
Oct 1, 2019

Italian Vinaigrette

By Francine Lizotte
Quick and easy to make, this tasty homemade Italian Vinaigrette is sure to enhance your green...
Jun 18, 2019

Italian Essentials: Spicy Dry Mix

By Andy Anderson !
Whenever I can, I do my best to make things from scratch. This might not always...
May 9, 2019

Dressing Essentials: Balsamic, Dijon, Vinaigrette

By Andy Anderson !
Had a good friend bring over a bunch of fresh greens and herbs from her garden,...
Oct 24, 2018

Sauce Essentials: Hazan’s Butter Tomato Sauce

By Andy Anderson !
“Today, we are going to make a tomato sauce,” my instructor said at the Culinary Institute....
Dec 30, 2017

DIY Essentials: Passata di Pomodoro (Tomato Puree)

By Andy Anderson !
Okay, this is a recipe for late Summer, and early Autumn, when fresh garden tomatoes are...
May 23, 2017

Dressing Essentials: Awesome Spicy Vinaigrette

By Andy Anderson !
This is a simple dressing to put together, but it has such, good flavor. The secret...
Nov 3, 2016

Tomato Sauce with Dried Porcini Mushrooms

By Alma Beatrice
A handful of dried Porcini mushrooms transform this tomato sauce into something hearty and full of...
Sep 29, 2015

Honey Dijon-Lemon Vinaigrette

By Teresa Pendino
This is my "go to" dressing for salads. It has much lower sodium than most...
Jul 8, 2015

Pumpkin Alfredo

By Jane Manookin
I needed something healthy and satisfying for lunch, and I was craving pumpkin. Put this over...
May 29, 2015

Italian Tomato Starter Sauce

By Andy Anderson !
Whenever I teach a series of classes on Italian cooking, I almost always begin with this...
Apr 26, 2015

Sparkling Parmesan Garlic Vinaigrette

By T.D. Homan
This is a fantastic vinaigrette I came up with to encourage picky eaters to enjoy their...
Mar 23, 2015

Delicious Fettuccine Alfredo (Only 300 Calories!)

By Family Favorites
Think you have to give up creamy Fettuccine Alfredo while trying to get rid of a...
Mar 12, 2015

homemade Italian Spice

By Jen Smallwood
another one of my quick and easy mix that can be used in any of your...
Mar 9, 2015

SAUCE BÉCHAMEL

By Jen Smallwood
This roux-thickened sauce is the basis of most cream sauces, cheese sauces, and gravies, and used...
Mar 8, 2015

EASY CAPRESE SALAD

By Ellen Bales
This may be hard to believe, but until last night I had never eaten Caprese Salad--honest!...
Feb 28, 2015

Green Olive Tapenade

By Pat Duran
Another very simple and tasty dip or spread great with.... http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/soup/soup-chowder-soup/lavosh.html?p=1
Feb 14, 2015

Spicy Black Olive & Roasted Garlic Linguine Pesto

By Dan Barto
Maybe i invented this. Well, It's new to me and sure is tasty.
Oct 26, 2014

Authentic Pasta Sauce

By Brad Nichols
The basics of this recipe came from the Italian family restaurant I cooked in many years...
Oct 7, 2014

PRESSURE COOKING MARINARA SAUCE (SALLYE)

By sallye bates
This is my normal marinara sauce with instructions adapted for a pressure cooker. I think you...
Sep 7, 2014

Easy Exceptional Spaghetti Sauce

By Brad Nichols
This is our well loved, everyday, family spaghetti sauce recipe. Much better than straight bottled sauce,...
Sep 5, 2014

Zesty Italian Dressing Mix

By Christine Chamberlain
I use this mix often, it's better for you than the store bought packets.
15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]

7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails


What better way to relax at the end of the day than to make a refreshing cocktail and take a few moments to yourself? We all know summertime can be busy. We may not be able to do this every day, but at least once a week I try to. It helps me clear my […]