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20 Easy Italian for Recipes for a Delicious Dinner

Get ready to forget about takeout menus because a culinary adventure in Italy is just around the corner! This collection features 20 incredibly delicious Italian recipes that offer a delightful departure from the usual. These impressive dishes are packed with authentic flavors that will impress your guests or simply treat yourself to a true taste of Italian cuisine.

Chicken Tortellini Soup

A bowl of comforting Chicken Tortellini Soup, with a spoon.A bowl of comforting Chicken Tortellini Soup, with a spoon.
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This easy-to-make soup is packed with flavor and guaranteed to warm you up from the inside out. It’s the perfect comfort food for any day of the week.

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Creamy Tagliatelle and Mushrooms

A close-up photo of a white plate overflowing with creamy tagliatelle pasta and sliced cremini mushrooms. A silver fork rests on the side of the plate.A close-up photo of a white plate overflowing with creamy tagliatelle pasta and sliced cremini mushrooms. A silver fork rests on the side of the plate.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

This recipe proves that delicious doesn’t have to be complicated. Fresh mushrooms, garlic, white wine, and creamy butter come together to create a decadent sauce for tagliatelle in just 25 minutes.

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Mushroom Pasta Sauce

A close up image of plate with a serving of spaghetti topped with a tomato mushroom sauce.A close up image of plate with a serving of spaghetti topped with a tomato mushroom sauce.
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Craving a hearty and satisfying vegetarian meal without the hassle? This recipe is your answer! This quick and easy mushroom pasta sauce is packed with flavor and comes together in minutes. It’s the perfect weeknight dinner solution for plant-based eaters.

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Spinach Mushroom Pasta

A close up image of pasta in a creamy sauce with mushrooms and spinach.A close up image of pasta in a creamy sauce with mushrooms and spinach.
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Short on time but craving a delicious meal? This recipe comes to the rescue! Creamy parmesan sauce, succulent mushrooms, and fresh spinach come together in a delightful pasta dish ready in under 30 minutes.

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Easy Roasted Vegetable Pasta Recipe

A close-up view of roasted vegetable pasta with zucchini, brown mushrooms, red onions, and parsley on penne, sprinkled with coarse salt and grated cheese.A close-up view of roasted vegetable pasta with zucchini, brown mushrooms, red onions, and parsley on penne, sprinkled with coarse salt and grated cheese.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

Skip the stovetop! This recipe features tender veggies caramelized in the oven, then tossed with pasta, a garlicky olive oil sauce, and a sprinkle of Parmesan for a flavor-packed and simple meal.

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Lemon Fish Piccata

A plate of Fish Piccata garnished lemon and capers.A plate of Fish Piccata garnished lemon and capers.
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Lemon Fish Piccata is a flavor explosion! Tender fish is bathed in a bright and tangy lemon sauce, creating a perfect marriage of sweet and savory. It’s a taste sensation that will leave you wanting more.

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The Best Chicken Cacciatore of Your Life

The finished pot of Chicken Cacciatore ready to serve.The finished pot of Chicken Cacciatore ready to serve.
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This recipe comes together surprisingly easily. The succulent chicken in a flavorful tomato sauce makes it a crowd-pleaser, perfect for any night of the week. Serve it with pasta, rice, or polenta for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta with Chicken

a white plate with Chicken Sundried Tomato Pasta and a fork.a white plate with Chicken Sundried Tomato Pasta and a fork.
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This recipe is all about convenience and flavor! Juicy chicken and sun-dried tomatoes bathe in a luxurious cream sauce, coming together in a 30-minute masterpiece. It’s a weeknight dinner win that’s guaranteed to satisfy.

Get The Recipe: Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta with Chicken

Clam Sauce

a plate of spaghetti with white clam sauce with clams in the shell and a fork twirling spaghettia plate of spaghetti with white clam sauce with clams in the shell and a fork twirling spaghetti
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Fresh clams are the star of this show! This recipe allows you to create a restaurant-worthy dish at home, without breaking the bank. Imagine perfectly cooked spaghetti tossed in a light and flavorful clam sauce – a seafood lover’s dream!

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Easy Saffron Risotto

a close up image of The cooked Saffron Risotto in a black pan with a wooden spoona close up image of The cooked Saffron Risotto in a black pan with a wooden spoon
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The luxurious flavor of saffron forms the base, while the lemon zest, parsley, and Parmesan cheese add a delightful finishing touch. Feel free to get creative and customize it with your favorite vegetables or seafood for a truly personalized dish.

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Crab Pasta

A close up image of a plate of spaghetti with crab, chopped parsley and red peppers.A close up image of a plate of spaghetti with crab, chopped parsley and red peppers.
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Experience the taste of the ocean in every bite! This light and flavorful pasta dish features succulent crab meat, balanced beautifully with spicy Piquante peppers, fragrant garlic, and a touch of zesty lemon. It’s a healthy and delicious meal perfect for any occasion.

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Pasta Alla Norma

an overhead image of a bowl of pasta alla Norma with a fork and basil leafan overhead image of a bowl of pasta alla Norma with a fork and basil leaf
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Our simple guide walks you through preparing the iconic Pasta Alla Norma, featuring silky pasta, creamy ricotta, and roasted eggplant. It’s a flavorful and healthy option that’s perfect for any occasion.

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Easy Shrimp Pasta

a landscape image of a white plate full of shrimp pastaa landscape image of a white plate full of shrimp pasta
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Tender shrimp is transformed into a delightful pasta dish in just 20 minutes. It’s the perfect weeknight meal that proves ease doesn’t have to compromise on flavor.

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The Best Fettuccine Alfredo of Your Life

The Best Fettuccine Alfredo of Your LifeThe Best Fettuccine Alfredo of Your Life
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Short on time but craving a comforting hug in a bowl? This luxurious Italian dish comes together in a flash, ready to satisfy your pasta cravings in just 20 minutes. Perfect for busy weeknights!

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Chicken Francaise

a close up image of Chicken Francaise in a black pan.a close up image of Chicken Francaise in a black pan.
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Pan-fried golden brown, and finished in a vibrant lemon white wine sauce. It’s surprisingly easy to prepare and delivers a restaurant-worthy meal you can enjoy at home.

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Cavatelli and Broccoli

a serving spoon in a big pan of Cavatelli and Broccolia serving spoon in a big pan of Cavatelli and Broccoli
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Cavatelli pasta and broccoli are tossed in a fragrant garlic-infused olive oil sauce, finished with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. It’s a user-friendly and satisfying meal that’s perfect for any night of the week.

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Tuna Pasta

A plate of tuna pasta with olives and tomato sauceA plate of tuna pasta with olives and tomato sauce
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Canned tuna gets tossed with pasta and a simple sauce, creating a base for your creativity. Add your favorite vegetables, herbs, or cheese to customize this dish to your liking. It’s easy to prepare, budget-friendly, and endlessly adaptable!

Get The Recipe: Tuna Pasta

Creamy Tuscan Chicken

A close up image of a pan of Creamy Tuscan Chicken with mushrooms, spinach and sundried tomatoes.A close up image of a pan of Creamy Tuscan Chicken with mushrooms, spinach and sundried tomatoes.
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This recipe is your weeknight hero! It delivers restaurant-quality flavors without the fuss. Tender chicken is simmered in a silky sauce, creating a versatile dish that’s perfect for any occasion. Serve it over pasta, rice, or polenta for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

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This recipe isn’t just spaghetti – it’s an experience! Silky egg and cheese sauce clings to every strand of pasta, while crispy bacon adds a salty, smoky counterpoint. It’s a flavor explosion that’s surprisingly easy to make.

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Italian Sausage Meatballs

Meatballs in sauce being served with a spoon.Meatballs in sauce being served with a spoon.
Image Credit: Erren Hart/Erren’s Kitchen

Hankering for comfort food but short on time? These Italian sausage meatballs come to the rescue! Super easy to prepare, they simmer in a delicious homemade tomato sauce, creating a perfect weeknight meal that’s ready in no time.

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