You can make any weeknight better with a classic taste of Italy. Enjoy these 35 tasty Italian recipes…

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1. Garlic Butter Italian Sausage Sandwiches

Now, THESE sandwiches are a serious football game dinner! These garlicky, cheesy, Italian sausage sandwiches will easily win over the pickiest of eaters.  These are loaded with hot Italian sausage, spicy tomato sauce, tons of cheese and garlic butter in a toasted bun to make the ultimate game day food!

From: LittleKitchenBigWorld

2. Italian Sausage & Peppers

This simple and delicious Italian Sausage and Peppers recipe is a breeze to whip up for a family meal. It’s a classic meal that never gets old. Serve it over rice or pasta or stuff it into hoagie rolls for a filling dinner the whole family will enjoy.

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From: SpicySouthernKitchen

3. Slow-Cooker Italian Red Wine Roast Beef

This Italian Red Wine Roast Beef slowly cooks in the crock-pot creating an unforgettable dinner with almost no effort at all. This smells absolutely fantastic as it slowly cooks through the day.

From: BarefeetInTheKitchen

4. Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges

From: The11Best

5. Classic Baked Ziti

Sometimes a classic does not need to be messed with – and this baked ziti is one of them. Simple and classic this dish is paired well with a fresh salad.

From: BudgetSavvyDiva

6. Marinara Sauce

How to make the best, authentic Italian Marinara Sauce recipe from scratch, with organic San Marzano tomatoes, garlic, and fresh basil.

From: CiaoFlorentina

7. Caprese Garlic Bread

Caprese Garlic Bread is the perfect combination of two favorite dishes. It makes for the perfect summer treat.

From: YourHomeBasedMom

8. Roasted Pepper Vodka Sauce

Creamy, flavorful, and oh-so-rich, this Roasted Pepper Vodka Sauce can be used with pasta, seafood, or chicken dishes.

From: Cooktoria

9. Italian Pizza Dough

The best, easy, thin and crispy crust rustic Italian pizza dough recipe you will ever make. Step by step how to video included below.

From: CiaoFlorentina

10. Easy Cheesy Stuffed Shells

Easy Cheesy Sausage Stuffed Shells with Spinach is a delicious main deal for the whole family. This recipe combines ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses, and spinach, if you like, stuffed into the shells. A spicy layer of hot or mild Italian sausage completes the meal.  A family favorite Italian dinner!

From: CravingSomeCreativity

11. Pizza Margherita Grilled Cheese

These Pizza Margherita Grilled Cheeses combine all your favorite ingredients from a classic pizza Margherita and stuff them in between two slices of bread…

From: CookingForKeeps

12. World’s Best Lasagna

World’s best lasagna recipe is right here! The quintessential recipe for the ultimate Italian comfort food classic, this homemade lasagna recipe is the traditional dish that includes layers of pasta, hearty meat sauce, creamy ricotta, and gooey mozzarella cheese. You’ll also see an idea for how to take the bolognese and cheese components of this recipe and turn it into a gluten-free lasagna recipe.

From: CupcakesAndKaleChips

13. Creamy Mozzarella Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Spinach

Creamy Mozzarella Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Spinach Tortellini Recipe – delicious, easy, weeknight dinner, made in 30 minutes! You’ll love the combination of flavors (garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and basil) along with the super creamy Mozzarella cheese sauce!

From: JuliasAlbum

14. Cannoli Dip

An easy cannoli dip (that doesn’t taste like cream cheese!) mixed with delicious mini chocolate chips and served with broken waffle cones for dipping.

From: HomemadeHooplah

15. Italian Ciabatta Bread

An authentic Italian recipe for ciabatta bread or slipper bread, originally from the Veneto, made with an overnight starter and cooked just like pizza on a preheated pizza stone.

From: CiaoFlorentina

16. Caprese Salad with Pesto Dressing

This is one of my favorite lunches. Fresh, satisfying, filling and unbelievably simple!

From: BlogLovin

17. Asiago Chicken Pasta

Asiago Chicken Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach – with everything smothered in a delicious Asiago cheese sauce. Easy recipe that tastes great and looks great.

From: JuliasAlbum

18. Mama’s Meaty Manicotta

Mama’s Meaty Manicotti is a home-style baked Italian favorite with homemade garlic-onion marinara sauce and stuffed with fresh herbs and 3 gooey cheeses.

From: CulinaryEnvy

19. Smoked Mozzarella Macaroni Salad with Prosciutto

This easy, tangy pasta salad mixes traditional macaroni salad with Mediterranean flavors to create a new family favorite potluck salad.

From: FoodieCrush

20. Italian Cannoli

I’ve never shared with you my mega simple recipe for 5-Ingredient Cannolis! So many recipes… so little time! But I really wanted to squeeze this one in before the holidays. So I dropped everything, walked to the store (I don’t drive… did you know that?), grabbed my ingredients, and got busy. Lucky for us, this impressive recipe is sneaky simple. I’m talking 15 minutes of active work simple.

From: BakerByNature

21. Italian Herb Bruschetta Chicken

Italian Herb Bruschetta Chicken is exactly like the traditional crusty bread version, but instead of bread, we use chicken rubbed with minced garlic and seasoned with Italian herbs for a lighter meal in minutes! Drizzled with balsamic glaze for an extra punch of flavor, the whole family loves this weekly dinner.

From: CafeDelites

22. Italian Roasted Potatoes

These cheesy oven-roasted Italian Roasted Potatoes are rich in butter with Italian seasoning, garlic and paprika, it tastes so delicious!

From: FoodCuration

23. Easy Tiramisu

Easy Tiramisu is favorite Italian trifle made of ladyfingers soaked in coffee, layered with a mixture of whipped cream and Mascarpone cheese. You need only 5 minutes to make it. So quick, so easy!

From: KitkchenNostalgia

24. Bomboloni Italian Doughnuts with Pastry Cream Filling

Bomboloni are irresistibly light and delicious Italian doughnuts that are fried, coated in granulated sugar, and traditionally stuffed with pastry cream.

From: TheBakingFairy

25. Gnocchi Arrabbiata

You’ll love this spicy gnocchi arrabbiata pasta recipe with crispy crumbled bacon and sun-dried tomatoes simmered in a rich and creamy tomato sauce.

From: SavoryTooth

26. Chicken Scallopini

This Chicken Scallopini is made with thin Spaghetti tossed in a thick tomato gravy sauce with white wine and chicken. A quick & easy meal that kids and adults all love to eat!

From: TheCozyCook

27. Super Tender Chicken Parmesan

The BEST Chicken Parmesan. A quick and easy 30-minute weeknight meal everyone will love!

From: ChefSavvy

28. Italian Sausage Rigatoni

An easy, hearty rigatoni with Italian sausage is the perfect family dinner for cool weather days.

From: UrbanBlissLife

29. Cheesy Garlic Bread

It doesn’t get much better then a warm slice of cheesy garlic bread straight from the oven. Perfect for dipping in marinara sauce or serving as a side to all your favorite pastas and soups. I don’t share a lot of indulgent comfort food recipes on here other than desserts so I figured it was due time to share a recipe like so. This bread is so good I had a hard time knowing when to stop!

From: CookingClassy

30. Tortellini Tomato Soup with Italian Sausage

Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage & Spinach is Tomato Soup taken up a whole bunch of notches with spicy Italian Sausage, Spinach, and Tortellini. Finished off with a crispy, cheesy crostini, This is definitely not your run of the mill canned variety soup, and it’s a great one-pot meal that’s perfect for a cold winter night!

From: YellowBlissRoad

31. Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Shells

Hot cheesy Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Shells Recipe, a family dinner no one can resist!

From: ASpicyPerspective

32. Tortellini Pasta Carbonara

Simple, elegant and quick cooking, this 20-minute tortellini pasta carbonara is the answer to your weeknight dinner prayers!  Easy and family friendly!

From: TheChunkyChef

33. Italian Sausage & Peppers

This simple and delicious Italian Sausage and Peppers recipe is a breeze to whip up for a family meal. It’s a classic meal that never gets old. Serve it over rice or pasta or stuff it into hoagie rolls for a filling dinner the whole family will enjoy.

From: SpicySouthernKitchen

34. Easy Stromboli

Y’all, I’m super excited to share this ridiculously easy and amazingly delicious recipe!  I’ll admit the flavors even surprised me with this one.

From: SouthernBite

35. Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken Piccata

Chicken is dredged in finely grated parmesan cheese, then served in a lemon and parmesan cream sauce with a hint of garlic! This Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken Piccata recipe is one of my personal favorites and I know so many people out there are loving it too! The ultimate in gourmet comfort food with a twist.

From: CafeDelites

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