Sunday, February 19, 2017

25 Best Ever Easy Italian Dinner Recipes

Italian Dinner Recipes that are simple and delicious are one of our favorites to make! Here are the top 25, all-time, best ever, easy Italian Dinner recipes on our site. Perfect to help you through those busy days and nights. 30-minute meals, one-skillet meals, casseroles, pasta bakes, soups and more!

Italian Dinner Recipes
In the last 9 years, we have developed and posted over 1,300 recipes.  I am sure you can imagine a good portion are Italian.  We are always asked what are our favorites.

We decided to gather our favorites all in one place where you can check them out.

With love from our simple kitchen to yours.

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Italian Skillets and One-Pot Recipes

One Pot Cheesy Pasta and Sausage features a spectacular creamy cheesy tomato basil sauce cooked right into the linguine pasta in this amazing One Pot Pasta recipe, ready in 20 Minutes!  Toss it all in a pot and let it cook.  It’s so easy it just about cooks itself.  Now that’s my kind of meal.

30 Minute Ravioli and Sausage Skillet - tastes like fine Italian restaurant meal in one skillet and half and hour! Cheesy and oh so delish!  We have had this 5 times in the last 2 months, its that good.

25 Minute Baked Ziti Skillet - one pan and 25 minutes are all that stand between you and a magical bite of Italian comfort food!

What's for Dinner? This scrumptious
3 Cheese Skillet Lasagna can be in just 30 minutes!! Packed with traditional flavor, in one skillet in half an hour!

Hearty Italian Sausage and Potato One Skillet Meal is made with all whole ingredients from the market and the garden. 30 minute meal!!!

Smoked Sausage Pasta and Vegetable Skillet in 30 Minutes . Packed with tender fresh vegetables, cheese and Italian flavor.

Italian Sausage, Pepper, and Potato Skillet starts with creating your own sausage flavor using lean chicken breast.  This dish goes from prep to plate in just 30 minutes.

30 Minute Stove Top Meals

Chicken Parmesano Vino Bianco is even better than Olive Garden!!!  So delicious it may transport you to Italy.

25 Minute Chicken Parmesan with Linguine and Broccoli contains all your favorite things about chicken parmesan in just 25 minutes!
This Chicken-Parmesan Pasta Toss can yours for dinner tonight with just 10 ingredients and 25 minutes!

Pierogies and Sausage with Sun-dried Tomato Cream Sauce are a surprisingly perfect comfort food for fall, ready in 30 minutes.

Italian Soups

The Ultimate 3 Cheese Lasagna Soup - a thick and rich one pot soup.  Ready in just 30 minutes.  This classic comfort food has been transformed into your new favorite soup.
Italian Sausage and Pepper Soup combines my favorite flavors in stuffed peppers and also sausage and peppers.  It goes from prep to plate in just 30 minutes.  Hot, sweet, pork, chicken or turkey this soup is for you!

30 Minute Hearty Italian Basil Sausage Soup is loaded with basil, sausage and a few more ingredients to make this stick to your ribs soup!

Light Italian Meatball Soup is loaded with veggies and lean meatballs cooked in a light tomato broth. Ready in just 30 minutes.

Hearty Pasta Fagioli - a traditional Italian dish so thick you can stand a spoon up in the pot.  On your table in 30 minutes!

Fall comfort food coming to you in this easy Tortellini and Vegetable Soup.  It is so thick and delicious, you can just about eat it with a fork.
Italian Chili:  Flavorful, delicious meaty chili with an Italian flair!
Roasted Tomato Basil Soup. Sometimes all you need is a good bowl of soup and a spoon. Packed with deep slow roasted tomato flavor and a tiny kick, you are going to love it!

Casseroles, Pasta Bakes and More!
Quick and Easy Cheesy Meat Lasagna with layer after layer of flavorful meat, pasta and cheese that comes together in 15 minutes.  Only 40 minutes from prep to plate this holiday meal is a dream come true.

Cheesy Bacon Chicken Pierogi Bake made with a creamy bacon cheese sauce in just 30 minutes!  BACON.CHEESE.POTATOES!  It's calling your name.

Italian Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Bake is loaded with ooey gooey cheese, sun-dried and fresh grape tomatoes. Ready in just 30 minutes!

30 Minute Cheesy Pesto and Chicken Pasta Bake a fun spin on the the classic baked ziti that you and your family are going to go crazy over!

A twist on your classic baked ziti; this 30 Minute Cheesy Chicken Pasta Bake goes from prep to plate in half an hour. A secret ingredient really makes this dish pop!
Roasted Vegetable Penne Pasta is an amazing and simple dish that is 'knock your socks off' delicious! It starts with slow roasted vegetables and ends with a fresh garlic sauce. You're welcome.

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  1. I love your recipes and THIS..... is making me hungry at 7 am in the morning. Thanks for this fantastic list. I pinned the ones I didn't have. Thanks!!

  2. I love your recipes and THIS..... is making me hungry at 7 am in the morning. Thanks for this fantastic list. I pinned the ones I didn't have. Thanks!!

  3. These look great! Can't wait to try them.

  4. Donna, Great recipe choices! I love your easy recipes ! Can't wait to try all of them, especially the soup recipes!

  5. Absolutely love your recipes for their great taste and ease of preparing!!! Thank you so much

  6. My husband and I made the 30 minute cheesy pesto and chicken pasta bake and it was the best thing we have ever made at home! We made it into an Italian date night with wine and music at the kitchen table. Our best date night yet!


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