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Last Updated : Jan 30,2019



इटैलियन व्यंजन - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Italian recipes in Hindi)
ઇટાલીયન વ્યંજન - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Italian recipes in Gujarati)

Italian Vegetarian Recipes

Italian Vegetarian Recipes. Italian Food Recipes. Thanks to Pizzas and Pasta, Italian cuisine has become a household affair in India and other parts of the world too. Indeed, Italian cuisine is varied and pleasing, with a heavy influence of herbs, garlic and olive oil. Most dishes are either tomato-based or white sauce base, and seem incomplete without a generous garnish of cheese! Wine too is used in several exquisite Italian creations.

Mac N Cheese, Three - Cheese Mac N Cheese
Mac N Cheese, Three - Cheese Mac N Cheese

Mushroom and Bell Pepper Pizza, Quick Tomato Pizzas, Pizza Margherita, Mac N Cheese and Pasta in Red Sauce are some must-try Italian recipes. You will find there are many other treasures in this section. As you browse through the recipes here, you will be surprised to find that Italian cooking is amazingly simple. There are some fabulous dishes that use just four ingredients! Delve in to discover the magic for yourself.

Italian first-course meal

Kick-start your meal with fresh and warm Italian soup recipes like the Italian Minestra, Baked Beans Soup with Cheese Balls or the Tomato, Cabbage and Bean Soup that employ herbs and tomatoes to achieve an aromatic Italian touch. You can accompany these delights with vibrant and colorful Italian salad recipes like the Primavera Salad or Shell Pasta Salad with Pesto Dressing.

Stock up your refrigerator with bottles of Olive Dressing, Roasted Red Pepper Dressing or Creamy Italian Dressing and toss delicious Italian salad recipes in no time.

Risotto Balls with Pizza SauceRisotto Balls with Pizza Sauce

Italian starters / appetizers surely include a variety of bread. They can simply be fresh bread with herbs and cheese or delicacies like panini, crostini or bruschetta made using French bread or baguette. Check out our section of Italian Starters recipes that contains a wide range of appetizers from Burrata Cheese and Garlic Crostini, Stuffed Potatoes with Spaghetti to Creamy Cheese Dip that can be relished with herbed pizza strips. These soups, salad and starter recipes can be served as the first course of an elaborate Italian meal.

Italian Main Course Recipes

There are so many varieties to choose among Italian main dishes when it comes to pasta - penne, macaroni, lasagne, ravioli, spaghetti, among others - that you can toss in various sauces, herbs, vegetables and enjoy a satiating meal. White sauce, red sauce, Pink sauce which is a combination of both, Pesto are some popular Italian sauces. Apart from these there a number of other Italian pasta recipes:

Fusilli with Red Pepper SauceFusilli with Red Pepper Sauce

1. Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Vegetables in Almond Sauce

2. Fettuccine in Spinach Sauce

3. Tortellini with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil Pesto Sauce

Home-made pizzas are also an amazing option for a quick meal. According to your personal preference, you can refer our Italian basic recipe section and learn how to make thick or thin pizza crust. Smear pizza sauce and your favorite topping with a generous amount of cheese & your delicious, cheesy pizza are ready! Here are few of my favorite Italian vegetarian main dish recipes that I am sure you too would enjoy:

Whole Wheat Pesto Pizza with Roasted VegetablesWhole Wheat Pesto Pizza with Roasted Vegetables

1. Cheese Burst Pizza

2. Spring Onion and Olive Thin Crust Pizza

3. Walnut, Apple and Fig Pizza

Italian dessert recipes

Queen Of Puddings, Bread Pudding with MeringueQueen Of Puddings, Bread Pudding with Meringue

End your meal on a sweet note, choose from our wide collection of Italian dessert recipes like tarts, cakes and other recipes & surprise your friends and family. The recipes like Non-Alcoholic Tiramisu, Chocolate Cinnamon Peaches, Strawberry Tart are quick and easy to make and barely require 15-20 minutes to make.

Try Our Other Italian Recipes…
Italian Appetizers Recipes
Italian Basic Recipes
Italian Breads Recipes
Italian Crostini Recipes
Italian Desserts Recipes
Italian Main Dish Recipes
Italian Pizzas Recipes
Italian Rice / Gnocchi Recipes
Italian Salads Recipes
Italian Soups Recipes
Italian Starters Recipes
Italian Veg Pasta Recipes


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Mediterranean Vegetable Pie
Recipe# 31108
21 Dec 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A rich tomato pastry base topped with a mouth-watering selection of vegetables and cheese, this delectable dish will excite your taste buds and set your gastronomic juices working in overdrive!
Cauliflower and Broccoli Pie
Recipe# 31109
17 May 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A homemade pie crust houses a creamy filling of cauliflower and broccoli in white sauce, flavoured with pepper and covered with cheese, ready to be baked into a delicacy that none can resist! The pie crust has a superb melt-in-the-mouth texture, which perfectly complements the gooey filling. J ....
Spinach Gnocchi with Marinara Sauce
Recipe# 31083
21 Dec 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Celebrate, Italian-style! Gnocchi are Italian dumplings, which are made of spinach, potato and flour. They can either be poached or steamed. These dumplings are made on special occasions or festivals in Italy. Marinara is a chunky tomato sauce cooked with oregano. Put both together, and it is inde ....
Creamy Corn Pizza, Corn Recipe
Recipe# 31003
27 Jul 08

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Presto, here we have a creamy pesto-flavoured corn sauce, topped with roasted coloured capsicum. Sure to delight all those who taste it!
Tasty Neapolitan Potato Salad
Recipe# 31026
05 Jun 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Olives and garlic add a unique flavour to this italian salad while tomatoes add a tinge of tang.
Leek and Potato Soup
Recipe# 31029
09 Mar 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A vegetable that belongs to the onion family, leek has a strong and distinct flavour that lends itself well to the preparation of recipes like soups. In this Leek and Potato Soup, the leek delivers a rush of revitalizing flavour, while the potatoes and milk together give it a creamy consistency ....
Rice Vegetable Risotto
Recipe# 22617
21 Jan 10

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The colourful veggies in this dish makes it extremely appealing and also irresistible due to their aromatic flavours while being cooked.
Dieter's White Sauce
Recipe# 22533
14 Feb 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A basic white sauce recipe made with plain flour, milk and butter. Here it is made healthy by the use of cauliflower/ bottle gourd, low fat milk and using whole wheat flour instead of the plain flour without compromising with the taste. Enjoy making different dishes using this white sauce without th ....
Antipasto Duo ( Exotic Diabetic Recipe )
Recipe# 33750
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
As the name suggests, this is a combination of two starters, ideally served before a main course of pasta! both these starters are served together as a platter… the paneer is marinated in lemon juice and flavoured with honey and garlic while the vegetables are delectably drenched in herbs and lemon ....
Cannelloni From East and West ( Exotic Diabetic Recipe )
Recipe# 33754
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Stuffed pasta-cannelloni topped with yummy tomato sauce and low calorie white sauce! Cannelloni is made from plain flour, which when consumed in excess or regularly can be bad for health – this is because the flour is refined and gets converted to sugar quickly, thereby fluctuating blood sugar level ....
Lima Beans with Penne Arrabiana
Recipe# 36109
07 Feb 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A spicy tangy sauce with filling and velvety beans. You can replace the lima beans with veggies of your choice as well.
Herbed Farfalle In Olive Salsa
Recipe# 36110
07 Feb 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Bow shaped pasta tossed in a simple olive salsa and herbs. Add a portion of garlic bread and a glass of wine if you like, to complete this meal. Do keep in mind that the olives are pickled in brine and so you may need to a little cautious while adding salt to this recipe.
Italiano Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 33990
11 Jun 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A cold macaroni salad with vinaigrette dressing is just perfect salad to make if your meal theme is italian. Chunky cubes of tomato, capsicum, chopped spring onions and olives add in various flavours and textures to the macaroni. You could sprinkle some oregano into it too. Serve chilled and watch y ....
Low Calorie White Sauce ( Diabetic Recipe)
Recipe# 35331
20 Aug 08

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
White sauce is frequently used in continental cuisine. Here is a low calorie version of white sauce which made healthy by the use of cauliflower for creaminess and whole wheat flour instead of the refined plain flour. Enjoy using this white sauce without the guilt for making your favourites dishes l ....
Penne with Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Sauce
Recipe# 38855
25 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A luscious sauce of cream, milk and sun-dried tomato pesto adorns freshly-cooked pasta in this memorable preparation. You will love the way the sauce fills the pasta, and how the cheese semi-melts in the latent heat of the penne with sun-dried tomato pesto sauce as soon as it is garnished. Serve hot ....
Mushroom, Sweet Corn and Spinach Pizza
Recipe# 38811
11 Jan 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The success of your pizza is in your hands! More exciting the topping, more exotic the pizza. Want to prove it? Try this delectable Mushroom, Sweet Corn and Spinach Pizza, made of a pizza base coated with tomato sauce and topped with an unbeatable combo of sautéed mushrooms, tomatoes, onions, capsic ....
Deep Dish Tomato Cheese Delight
Recipe# 38875
25 Nov 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The deep dish tomato cheese delight is a thick crust pizza cooked in a deep pie-dish with interlaced layers of tomato and mozzarella cheese. It is magical how just a few basic ingredients can result in such a fantastic pizza!
Strawberry Gelato
Recipe# 36273
06 Mar 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
To make this gelato, carefully select the sweeter strawberries and smaller variety as they are usually much sweeter than the larger ones. If the strawberries are sour, you may need to increase the quantity of sugar required.
Spaghetti with Crispy Bhindi, Brinjal and Basil Pesto
Recipe# 36286
09 Mar 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Fried ladies finger and brinjal placed on spaghetti, topped with basil flavoured curd and pesto sauce.
Penne with Cheesy Vegetables
Recipe# 36288
17 Jun 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Italian cuisine is a rather diverse one, with options ranging from aesthetic, herby dishes and luxurious cheesy ones, to tangy and saucy options. Penne with Cheesy Vegetables is one such exciting option dominated by cheese and loads of veggies flavoured with garlic, chilli flakes and of course, pepp ....
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