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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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Italian Tomato Sauce (  Jain Recipe)
Recipe# 8648
16 Dec 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Jains miss out on most sauces and dips as they contain onion and garlic. Here is a jain-friendly italian tomato sauce, in which capsicum along with motley spices and herbs complement the natural flavour of juicy tomatoes, to ensure a wonderful flavour and aroma. Prepare and store this sauce for use ....
Zucchini and Eggplant Lasagne
Recipe# 3294
11 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This elegant vegetable lasagne showcases both tomato and cheese sauces as well as a colourful layer of zucchini and eggplant slices. This rich baked dish is packed with layers of pasta filled with vegetables and tomatoes, topped with processed cheese and baked until golden brown on top. You can ....
Green Tagliatelle with Mushrooms and Broccoli
Recipe# 3292
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tagliatelle is a flat ribbon pasta which is native to Naples, the home of pasta dishes. Spinach tagliatelle tossed in mustard and brandy flavoured cheese sauce with the freshness of mushrooms and broccoli is simply marvelous. The addition of cheese spread to the sauce makes it of good thick coatin ....
Spaghetti Verdi
Recipe# 3301
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Spaghetti tossed in a spinach and cheese sauce with colourful vegetables makes a delightful recipe. The beautiful green colour and good coating quality of the sauce makes it useful when serving along with pasta for a lunch or dinner. The cheese spread blends beautifully to give a thick and creamy ....
Garlic Basil Ravioli with Alfredo Sauce
Recipe# 3297
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Ravioli - a pillow shaped pasta, popular in several Italian regions - is usually made with a stuffing of spinach and cheese. Alfredo's was a popular restaurant in Rome, where the chef's fresh pasta was served with a cheese and cream sauce. This sauce from Alfredo's served over pasta has become know ....
Smoked Pepper and Cheese Bread
Recipe# 3289
16 May 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This wholesome Milanese bread is ideal for a country picnic. And is also equally good for a buffet presentation. Smoked pepper and cheese bread is essentially a layered pizza bread sandwich baked in a round tin. Serve it hot, warm, cold or reheated. Hearty soups or salads are ideal companions.
Calzone
Recipe# 3287
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A calzone is like a folded over stuffed pizza. The circle of pizza dough is folded in half over the filling and then sealed. During baking, the pizza dough swells somewhat until it resembles a "stuffed stocking", the literal translation of word calzone. Sautéed vegetables and cheese aromatized with ....
Garden Fresh Fusilli
Recipe# 3303
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Simple classic pasta made with fusilli and cottage cheese tossed along with garden fresh parsley and basil enhances the essence of each and every ingredient used. You can replace the fusilli with penne, conchiglie or any other short pasta. This recipe is a good choice for an easy lunch menu. Fresh ....
Spaghetti Puttanesca
Recipe# 3304
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The ladies of the night in Naples are credited with inventing this dish. They liked it because it is fast, easy to cook and uses very few ingredients. I think you will like it too! Spaghetti tossed with garlic, tomatoes and olives make this a quick and classic combination.
Melon and Strawberry Gelato
Recipe# 3318
16 May 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Italians have been in love with ices and ice-creams for hundreds of years. In Florence, during the Renaissance, special ice-houses were built so that cooks would always have the access to the ice needed to make their delicious desserts. Fruity and fresh flavours of this muskmelon and strawberry s ....
Pumpkin Gnocchi Florentine
Recipe# 3314
16 May 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Pumpkin dumplings tossed in a crunchy walnut, spinach and cottage cheese sauce. Ground nutmeg adds a delightful new twist to this traditional favourite. Semolina is used for binding the gnocchi along with plain flour as it imparts a delicious texture to the gnocchi. Choose firm, rich, orange colou ....
Piedmontese Gnocchi with Tomato and Red Wine Sauce
Recipe# 3315
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Piedmont, is a region in italy bordering both france and switzerland. Piedmontese food is a substantial, peasant type fare. Garlic features predominantly in their recipes. Gnocchi are often offered as a first course when soup in not served. In this recipe of piedmontese gnocchi, little potato vegeta ....
Tiramisu ( Italian Cookbook)
Recipe# 3316
16 May 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Italian cooking is never complete without the mention of this famed dessert that is as popular beyond the shores of italy as it is within italy. Literally translated tiramisu means “lift me up”. Tira mi su was named for its restorative properties - cream, cheese and wine that were thought to be exce ....
Pasta with Chunky Tomato Sauce ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4904
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Farfalle (bow-shaped pasta) tossed in a tomato basil sauce makes a quick and delicious snack to kids. You may use any other pasta if the bow shaped one is not available. The time taken to cook will differ with the different shapes and sizes of the paste.
Spinach Gnocchi with Mango and Green Onion Salsa
Recipe# 4959
10 Sep 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This dish can be served as an appetiser or a main course. The sauce is unusually tangy. You can also toss the gnocchi (pronounced: 'nyoki') in any other sauce of your choice.
Hawaiian Pasta Salad
Recipe# 4960
04 Oct 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Summer sweet fruits and delicate shell shaped pasta smothered in a pesto flavoured mayonnaise. This salad is an excellent choice for a working lunch. Add a portion of french bread and you've got a filling meal.
Farfalle with Tomato Sauce and Olives
Recipe# 4962
22 Jul 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Bow shaped pasta tossed in a simple olive tomato 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 be a little cau ....
Sicilian Cremes
Recipe# 3325
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Italians love their desserts and there is always something special for every occasion. The sicilians are said to have the sweetest tooth of all and many italian desserts are thought to have originated there. This recipe is of a favourite sicilian biscotti or cookies steeped in alcohol and sandwiched ....
Tangy Italian Salad
Recipe# 3463
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Firm ripe tomatoes are combined with cool cucumbers and crisp lettuce leaves tossed in low fat basil flavoured vinaigrette. Tomatoes provide vitamin A and fibre while lettuce and cucumbers contribute fibre as well as vitamin C and iron.
Tiramisu Sundaé
Recipe# 4725
23 Sep 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
An elegant and exotic dessert of butter cookies soaked with coffee and kahlua and layered with scoops of coffee ice cream.
Canneloni - Neapolitan Style ( Fast Foods Made Healthy Recipe)
Recipe# 4100
07 Jul 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Very often we impress our guests with this robust italian pasta dish baked in tomato sauce and cheese. You would be surprised to know that one serving of this dish provides 434 calories against its low fat version which adds upto only 190 calories per serving. To minimize your calorie intake, check ....
Grilled Pepper Bruschetta
Recipe# 4853
16 May 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Bruschettas are of Italian origin and are traditionally prepared by grilling a toast over a wood fire in order to infuse the smoky taste. I have however, used a charcoal barbeque for making these you can also use the electric one if you like or even an oven ....
Spinach and Cottage Cheese Dumplings in Tomato Sauce
Recipe# 75
26 Apr 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Healthful spinach bound in soft cottage cheese flavoured with a novel combination of green chillies and nutmeg powder, is shaped into balls and steamed to make fluffy dumplings. Served with a topping of freshly made herbed tomato sauce, this sumptuous Oriental treat will make a great starter for you ....
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