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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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Easy Cheesy Vegetable Pasta
Recipe# 2993
20 Aug 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This pasta dish is satisfying because of its high carbohydrate content which is beneficial for you especially during your first trimester and also while you are lactating. The milk and cheese are good sources of protein and calcium while the other ingredients supplement this recipe with iron, folic ....
Whole Wheat Pasta in Low Calorie White Sauce
Recipe# 5589
23 Aug 11

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 by Tarla Dalal
Satiating and delicious, the Whole Wheat Pasta in Low Calorie White Sauce is an exciting meal in a bowl. Full of veggies and whole wheat pasta, this dish is a power-packed and fibre-filled treat that helps reduce bad cholesterol. The colourful veggi ....
Fried Mozzarella Sticks, Homemade Fried Cheese Sticks
Recipe# 36313
27 Feb 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
This crunchy accompaniment is cheese, cheese and cheese all the way through, so nothing can please cheese-lovers more! A simple flavouring of oregano and chilli-flakes ensures that the overall effect is very pleasing. Fried mozzarella sticks can also be served as a party
Macaroni, Fruit and Vegetable Salad
Recipe# 2138
11 Jan 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A sumptuous salad that doubles up as a quick meal, the Macaroni, Fruit and Vegetable Salad is also quite easy to prepare. Simply chop up your favourite veggies and fruits, cook up some macaroni and toss them all together in a salad bowl with fresh cream and mayonnaise! Leave it to cool in the fridge ....
Pasta in Red Sauce
Recipe# 37563
11 Jan 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Perfectly-cooked fusilli and richly flavoured tomato sauce come across as a heavenly match. An assortment of ingredients ranging from onions and garlic to peppercorns, herbs and bay leaves offer their unique flavours to this intense tomato-based sauce, making the Pasta in Red Sauce an experience th ....
Creamy Cheese Dip
Recipe# 4930
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A cheese dip delicately flavoured with capsicum and mustard. This creamy dip compliments beautifully with most deep fried starters like wafers, nachos, bread pieces, croquettes etc.
Bean and Pasta Soup ( Italian Recipe)
Recipe# 3268
16 May 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
A dish with proud mediterranean origins, this soup is a winter warmer to be served with warm crusty bread and if you like, a slice of cheese. Instead of canned baked beans, you can also use navy (haricot) beans, soaked overnight and then pressure cooked until they are soft. The addition of cream to ....
Che-mato Pasta
Recipe# 2588
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Che-Mato Pasta is a delicious one-dish meal that you can have as an evening snack or even for supper. You may add more vegetables like grated carrots, cabbage, beans, etc. Along with the capsicum. The tomato puree gives a tangy touch, while the grated cheese makes it quite filling. Che-Mato P ....
Stuffed Cheesy Garlic Bread
Recipe# 41570
22 Aug 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Bursting with flavour, this Stuffed Cheesy Garlic Bread can be served with soup or enjoyed as a snack by itself. This herby, garlicky bread is stuffed with a succulent cheesy filling, which is also perked up with a tongue-tickling spice mixture that combines t ....
Queen Of Puddings, Bread Pudding with Meringue
Recipe# 2246
11 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The name says it all – this is indeed the Queen of Puddings. A luscious pudding of milk, eggs and bread is perked up with a peppy layer of citrusy ingredients like orange marmalade and lemon zest. A layer of meringue goes atop this before baking, to make a totally irresistible dessert that is ....
Vegetable Risotto
Recipe# 5017
10 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vegetable risotto has colourful veggies in this dish makes them extremely appealing and also irresistible due to their aromatic flavours while being cooked.
Stuffed Potatoes with Spaghetti
Recipe# 39779
11 Jan 15

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by Tarla Dalal
Potatoes, stuffed with an exotic herbed mixture of spaghetti, sun-dried tomatoes and capsicum, are topped with cheese and baked to perfection, till the cheese melts and the filling fuses with the potatoes, resulting in a perfect starter! For your Stuffed Potato with Spaghetti to be firm, remember no ....
Chinese Panini
Recipe# 41670
26 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A fusion of Italian and Oriental cuisine, the Chinese Panini is a sumptuous snack of Panini bread, grilled with a filling that combines juicy veggies, crunchy fried noodles and tongue-tickling sauces. ....
Pizza in A Pan, No Oven Pizza Recipe
Recipe# 1894
08 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Surprise, surprise! Now, you can make mouth-watering pizzas at home, even if you do not have a convection or microwave oven. All you need is a broad non-stick pan and a bit of tact. This delicious Pizza in A Pan is colourful and attractive, with a range of lip-smacking toppings and seasonings ra ....
Chocolate Carrot Loaf
Recipe# 1927
26 Nov 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
You will love the rustic flavour of this honey flavoured chocolate cake, reinforced with grated carrot, nuts and raisins. The carrot helps to keep the cake moist, while chocolate makes it appeal to all! Condensed milk gives the Chocolate Carrot Loaf a very rich and intense flavour, which makes you w ....
Sautéed Brinjal with Mushroom Sauce
Recipe# 771
17 Jul 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sautéed Brinjal with Mushroom Sauce is an exotic treat, which deserves to be a meal in its own right. The brinjals, sautéed and seasoned with a dash of spices, goes very well with the creamy mushroom sauce and the tangy tomato sauce. Together, the three components give you a very balanced ta ....
Creamy Macaroni with Broccoli
Recipe# 3308
11 Jan 15

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by Tarla Dalal
No Neapolitan meal is ever complete without a dish of macaroni. Macaroni was invented in this region and the word today has almost become generic for dried pasta. Although known elsewhere in Italy as "maccheroni", macaroni is the spelling used in Naples and throughout Europe. Macaroni tossed in a cr ....
Italian Style Baby Potatoes
Recipe# 36941
26 Jun 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Baby potatoes are truly very lovable – small and cute to behold and soft and sweet to taste! here is a very aesthetic way of preparing this delicious starter, with cream, butter, cheese and italian seasonings. The final garnish of parsley imparts a tempting aroma to the preparation, and also adds sp ....
Vegetable Risotto ( Baked )
Recipe# 31085
14 Jun 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Vegetable risotto is a very easy and a delicious recipe. . . Actual risotto is made using arboria rice but you can also use basmati rice, it taste the same. . . This rice prepartion is cheesy, colorful and fun to eat. . Serve it with garlic bread. .
Paneer Bhurji Panini, Cottage Cheese Panini
Recipe# 41650
21 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Panini is a gem of a dish from Italian cuisine, but it can easily be fused with our dynamic Indian cuisine. Panini is a special type of grilled sandwich, which is not made with sliced bread, but with varieties like baguette or ciabatta. If you cannot find an ....
Ricotta and Cherry Tomato Crostini
Recipe# 41522
20 Feb 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This is a neat little Italian appetizer made of crispy bread, topped with crumbled ricotta cheese, colourful cherry tomatoes, aromatic herbs and tongue-tickling spices. A brushing of olive oil makes it all the more appealing to the palate. Indeed, the Ricott ....
Cheese Burst Pizza
Recipe# 42568
17 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A cheesy, gooey Cheese Burst Pizza that beats any store-bought pizza hands-down, because this is made right in your own kitchen with the finest ingredients and your choice of toppings! A gem from the hearty cuisine of Italy, this pizza is one that’s loved by kids and adults alike because every m ....
Baked Beans Veg Cannelloni
Recipe# 38877
21 May 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The word cannelloni is derived from 'canna' and literally means big tubes of pasta. These homemade , fresh Pasta sheets are boiled, filled and rolled up into a cylindrical shape to form cannelloni and generally baked in a rich sauce . Filled with a mixture of baked beans and red capsicum, this c ....
Rice and Spinach Stuffed Shell Pasta
Recipe# 39494
11 Jan 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ever imagined combining rice and pasta in one dish, and that too in such an exciting form? In this unique preparation, pasta shells are stuffed with a flavourful mixture of rice, spinach and other suitable ingredients and of course, cheese, then topped with a tomato sauce, and baked to perfection wi ....
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