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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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Almond Biscotti
Recipe# 4965
08 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Biscotti are a special class of biscuits, which are baked twice. This gives them a unique texture, which is firm to bite but soft on the palate! Baking twice also gives them a rich, well-done aroma. This recipe shares the secret of making fabulous Almond Biscotti, with the aesthetic flavour ....
Almond Cookie Tiramisu
Recipe# 4710
23 Sep 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
Here is how you can recreate a popular coffee-flavoured Italian dessert at home within minutes. Made quickly with cookies, instant coffee powder, grated chocolate and cream along with other common ingredients, the almond cookie tiramisu is perfect for those times when you want to serve something exo ....
Asparagus Bruschetta ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 4920
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Crispy french bread slices topped with asparagus and cheese. The bruschettas can be served as a snack or as an accompaniment to soup. Choose slender, bright green asparagus to make these bruschetta.
Avocado and Cherry Tomato Crostini
Recipe# 41517
28 Jun 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Crostini is a traditional Italian appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled or toasted bread, brushed with olive oil, and boosted with amazing toppings. The toppings can be as simple as a dab of cheese and herbs, or it can consists of veggies, fruits, ....
Avocado and Coconut Crostini
Recipe# 41519
27 Feb 17

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Crositinis as perfect to serve as starters at parties. They set a very upbeat mood right at the beginning, with their attractive appearance and irresistible taste. Olive oil brushed slices of grilled or toasted bread are topped with yummy ingredients, ranging from cheese and herbs to sauces and ....
Avocado, Tomato and Mozzarella Pasta Salad
Recipe# 3276
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A stylish summer salad made from ingredients representing the three colours of the italian flag - a sunny cheerful dish! for italians, the time of the year is important in determining which salad will be served. Vegetables, roots, pulses and herbs are always chosen when they are in season and at t ....
Baby Corn and Sweet Corn Pizza in A Pan
Recipe# 38864
25 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Made quickly using readymade pizza bases, this unique pizza features a topping with two types of corn – baby corn and sweet corn. It can be made within minutes using a simple pan. Now, you can surprise your guests with tasty, babycorn and sweet corn pizza in a pan even without an oven.
Recipe# 33925
17 Dec 10

 
 by HARSHA DAND
Indian version of the pizza. Replacement of maida with bajra flour in Bajra Pizza makes it low in calories and thus healthy. Good alternative for pizza lovers!!
Recipe# 14394
05 Oct 01

 
 
by nasim2001
Baked and layered casserole is a layered one pot baked recipe with rice, vegetables and nuts layered one over the other and then baked till done.
Baked Apple Cottage Cheese Pie
Recipe# 5595
23 Aug 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
One of my favourite desserts which tastes delicious when it is served warm. Made just with low-fat paneer and fruits, you can occasionally enjoy a serving of this dessert after your meal. However, do remember to include these calories as part of your diet.
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 ....
Baked Canneloni with Pomodoro Sauce
Recipe# 31103
21 Dec 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The word cannelloni is derived from "canna" and literally means big tubes of pasta. Filled with mixed vegetables and cottage cheese, the cannelloni when coated with Pomodoro sauce, evolves into a dish that you just cannot resist gobbling up!
Baked Cheesy Eggplant in Tomato Salsa, with Eggs
Recipe# 41119
07 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Slices of brinjal, coated with eggs and breadcrumbs, are cooked till they become a irresistible golden in colour. These are then drowned in homemade tomato salsa and baked with a topping of cheese, and more cheese! The tomato salsa has a fabulous mouth-feel, with the crunch of onions and capsi ....
Baked Corn In Tomato Salsa
Recipe# 9448
08 Nov 03

 
 
by rehanak
An assortment of unique taste and nutrition ,baked corn in tomato salsa are sure to break through the boundaries of delight. The corn is baked in a typical Mexican tomato salsa sauce and served as a starter or snack .
Baked Corn in White Sauce
Recipe# 2625
06 Feb 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Sweet corn with its crunchy texture and soft interiors is a much-loved food the world over. The versatile corn goes just as well with an indian subzi as with a continental dish. It also blends well with a variety of bases, be it tangy tomato or mellow white sauce. In this creation, boiled corn is ba ....
Baked Corn with Asparagus
Recipe# 2197
06 Jul 16

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Juicy sweet corn and exotic asparagus in a perfect white sauce, baked with a topping of cheese and red chilli flakes, this is a sumptuous and tasty dish. The key to getting the Baked Corn with Asparagus right is the consistency of the white sauce – it should neither be too thin nor too thick. ....
Baked Eggplants Topped with Curds
Recipe# 41523
28 Feb 17

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Baked Eggplants Topped with Curds is a simple recipe with common ingredients, but works as a great appetizer! The brinjals are baked twice – first salted, and again with a coating of olive oil, ginger, garlic and other tongue-tickling ingredients. The interesting thing is that after all this ....
Baked Fettuccine with Spinach in Paneer Sauce
Recipe# 31093
21 Dec 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Mouth-watering and delicious italian preparation of cooked fettuccine with a healthy dose of spinach and a luscious cottage cheese sauce. A generous sprinkling of grated cheese before baking, ensures a perfect finish to the baked fettuccine with spinach in paneer sauce. Garnish with chilli flakes an ....
Baked Kidney Beans with Alfredo Sauce
Recipe# 31082
21 Apr 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A chunky, cheesy delight that is sure to bowl you over! Baked Kidney Beans with Alfredo Sauce features tortillas packed with a fabulously peppy stuffing of kidney beans, chunky veggies and sauces, and laced with creamy Alfredo Sauce. Alfredo Sauce seems similar to continental white sauce, but ....
Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta, Pav Bhaji Pasta
Recipe# 40837
23 May 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When an all-time favourite desi snack crosses paths with a popular Italian dish, the result is this fascinating Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta! Fusili is cooked with a lip-smacking mixture of veggies flavoured with pav bhaji masala, and further enhanced with cream and herbs thereby bringing together the cuis ....
Baked Pesto Pasta
Recipe# 31081
21 Dec 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a unique and innovative blend of fresh basil, olive oil and pine nuts mixed with cream and tossed with Fusilli and wholesome vegetables. You will fall in love with it! Pesto, a famous Pasta sauce, is used as a baking sauce here.
Baked Rajma and Macaroni with Cottage Cheese Balls,  Jain Recipe
Recipe# 1597
19 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A mind-boggling dish that’s extremely satiating in all respects, the Baked Rajma and Macaroni with Cottage Cheese Balls tastes exciting, looks appealing, has multiple textures for an awesome mouth-feel, and is quite filling too. It is a thoughtful and well-balanced fusion of
Baked Spaghetti in Tomato Sauce
Recipe# 2210
19 Apr 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Baked Spaghetti in Tomato Sauce is an all-time favourite pasta preparation that appeals to all with its simple yet tangy flavour. Here, the spaghetti is cooked in a flavourful tomato sauce, garnished with cheese, and baked till perfectly done. When making tomato-based sauces for pastas, it is ....
Baked Spaghetti with Paneer Balls in Spinach Sauce
Recipe# 31104
20 Oct 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Yummy paneer balls baked with a creamy spinach sauce, this dish has an exquisite and sumptuous nature that lures every food lover.
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