Healthy Italian Pasta Side Recipes


FETTUCCINE PRIMAVERA

By Ellen Bales
This is one of those poor recipes that nobody wanted--I can't imagine why. It sounds so...

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

By Tonya Young
I'm always looking for a way to eat squash and this is a great one. It's...

Darlene’s Sautéed Sofrito * All Purpose Marinade, Paste and...

By Darlene Lopez
This marinade differs from most because it requires sauteeing veggies first! Now all of your food...

Olive Mac 'N Beans

By Jenn Barrett
This recipe is a hit with my friends and their families. I've made it so many...

Mean Woman Pasta

By Lucille Hoerle
I'm not sure where the name of this dish came from or why, but I have...

Olive Garden Alfredo sauce - light version

By Christine Chamberlain
Tastes like the Olive Garden's sauce, but with less calories!

Candi's Italian Pasta Salad

By Candi Hummer
There is alot of pasta salads out there, I threw this one together for my friend...

Garlic & Onion Tomato Sauce

By Beth Peterson-Young
I use whole frozen tomatoes for this recipe and under hot running water remove their "jackets"...

Light and Delicious Spaghetti Squash

By Julia McGinnis
Last year I was introduced to spaghetti squash, and I was amazed by its versatility! ...

Italian Pasta Salad

By Laura Perovich
I just love this recipe. A hit at BBQ's on a hot summer day.

Three Cheese Pasta Bake

By s s
This delicious variation on traditional macaroni and cheese is easy to prepare and perfect for weeknight...

Vegetable Lasagna

By gaynel mohler
Since I am so restricyed with sodium and fats, I am always looking for "good" recipes...

Fine Cooking- Preserved Lemons

By Pat Duran
This is a recipe from Fine Cooking.com 1998 # 30. This is a great way to have...

Tomato and Summer Squash Sauce on Pasta

By Millie Johnson
My counter was covered with some tomatoes and squash that I needed to do something with...

The Brownie Pan

By Sheila Johnson
I borrowed my daughters brownie pan the one I got her last year for christmas, I...

Tomato and Asparagus Carbonara

By Pat Duran
This is a very versatile recipe I found on "cooking light"- the recipe calls for...

The Difference Between Gluten And Wheat

By JoSele Swopes
Whats the difference between gluten and wheat? Why does it matter? Can you eat one and...

Salt - The Spice of Life

By JoSele Swopes
For every meal there is one thing people generally reach for before they even take a...

Ricetta Inscatolata Del Pepe (Pickled Peppers)

By Dan Barto
This is a pickled pepper vinegar and oil, herbs recipe...no need for sealing or canning. ...

Homemade Marinara Sauce

By Laina C
This makes so much sauce make sure you have a couple of gallon sized zip lock...

CHEESY TOMATO PASTA

By Ellen Bales
I love finding recipes online and then changing them to suit my own style. This is...

FETTUCCINE WITH LIMA BEANS, PEAS, AND LEEKS

By Ellen Bales
This could be considered a vegetarian meal or a side dish with any type of meat....

BLACK PEPPERCORN ALFREDO SAUCE

By Ellen Bales
This sauce reminds me of a favorite Italian restaurant where the alfredo is to die for!...
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