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Shrimp Parmigiana Hero

Chicken breast stuffed with shredded zucchini, garlic and mozzarella cheese, rolled then dipped in oil and fresh lemon juice, breaded and baked to perfection!

Chicken Rollatini Stuffed with Zucchini and Mozzarella

Breaded Shrimp

Rustic whole wheat Italian bread, fresh mozzarella, summer tomatoes, basil and balsamic vinegar. My favorite meatless sandwich!

Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Pepper on Whole Wheat Bread

Tomato Mozzarella and Arugula Tower

Broiled Fish with Summer Grape Tomato Sauce

Crock Pot Pasta Sauce with Sausage – Lazy pasta sauce would have been a better name for this slow cooker recipe, such an easy recipe and only uses 5 ingredients!

Crock Pot Pasta Sauce with Sausage

Chicken Parmesan Burgers are so easy, the perfect 10 minute recipe for weekday lunch or dinners!

Chicken Parmesan Burgers

Chicken cutlets dipped in lemon and olive oil, gently coated in a combination of bread crumbs and romano cheese then rolled with prosciutto, cheese and red onion and baked until golden.

Chicken Rollatini with Prosciutto and Cheese

A bowl of Pasta with Italian Chicken Sausage, Peppers and Escarole

Pasta with Italian Chicken Sausage, Peppers and Escarole

This prosciutto di Parma, peppery arugula, sweet balsamic and heart healthy olive oil on french bread is a winning combination.

Prosciutto, Arugula and Balsamic Sandwich

Pasta with Cauliflower

This easy and quick pasta dish is a guaranteed way to get picky eaters to love their broccoli, just roast it with garlic and olive oil!

Pasta with Roasted Broccoli, Garlic and Oil

Pasta Con Sarde

Lighter Chicken Saltimbocca

Crespelles are Italian crepes used in dishes such as manicotti, lasagna and other stuffed dishes in place of pasta. They have a lighter texture than pasta and taste delicious.

Crespelle Recipe

Italian Stuffed Artichokes

Here's a great way to make broccoli if you are tired of making it the same old way. Roasting broccoli with garlic creates a sweet, nutty delicious flavor and the aroma that wafts through your kitchen will make everyone asking when's dinner ready.

Roasted Broccoli with Smashed Garlic

Penne alla Vodka

White Bean Crostini

This hearty turkey sausage, kale and white bean soup is loaded with fiber and is a very satisfying meal on a chilly evening. Top this with some good grated cheese like Parmigiano Reggianno or Locatelli (I always splurge on grated cheese) and a nice piece of crusty bread for a wonderful meal for 4 under $10.

Turkey Sausage, Kale and White Bean Soup

Angel Hair with Shrimp and Tomato Sauce

This is the BEST Bolognese Sauce Recipe, and it's easy to make. It's a staple in my home, I make a big batch and have meals for several nights.

Bolognese Sauce

Stracciatella soup is a really quick Italian classic made with chicken broth, egg, parmesan, fresh spinach and orzo. Basically an Italian egg drop soup, which takes under twenty minutes to make so it's perfect for any weeknight.

Spinach Stracciatella Soup with Orzo

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Mozzarella Basil and Tomato Skewers

Spaghetti with Garlic Scape Pesto with Tomatoes

I was never a fan of string beans until I learned how to cook them properly. Now I love them. The trick is not to overcook them. This is a quick, healthy side dish for all you garlic lovers out there.

String Beans with Garlic and Oil

Shrimp and Zucchini with Bowties in Light Tomato Sauce

Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Garlic and Oil