Posts Tagged "Italian"

Simple Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

simple roasted tomatoes

Open my refrigerator and you’re almost guaranteed to find a container of roasted cherry tomatoes. Roasted tomatoes can be added to so many different dishes and they are so easy to make! You can roast different types of tomatoes (I used Roma here) but more often than not, I choose the little guys—cherry or grape. My favorite way to roast Read More

Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes and Shrimp

Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes

Seafood and pasta are my two biggest food loves so it’s no wonder that I’m totally obsessed with seafood pastas. This Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes and Shrimp has quickly become one of my favorites! The addition of saffron to this otherwise simple dish makes it feel fancy and indulgent while only taking about 30 minutes to make. Win win! Read More

Italian Tuna Melt

Italian Tuna Melt

This Italian Tuna Melt is a weeknight favorite in my house! The tuna is packed with peppers, capers, and fresh herbs and then covered in delicious fontina cheese and broiled to tuna melt perfection. Top it all off with some greens and you’ve got a healthy meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes! Can we just talk about how weird Read More

Shrimp Fra Diavolo with Pasta

Shrimp Fra Diavolo with Pasta

There’s nothing I love more than a big bowl of seafood pasta and this Shrimp Fra Diavolo is one of my favorites! Fra Diavolo, which translates to “brother devil” in Italian, is often made with lobster instead of shrimp but let’s be honest, lobster isn’t always in the budget! This shrimp version is just as delicious and a little easier Read More

Tortellini with Lemon Butter Sauce

Tortellini with Lemon Butter Sauce

Nothing better than an easy weeknight dinner that can be on the table in 15 minutes, am I right? This Tortellini with Lemon Butter Sauce is so simple and easy to make, yet flavorful and totally satisfying! Even though I always have a few bags of tortellini and ravioli in my freezer, I always forget to use them! Usually when Read More

Italian Seafood Salad

Italian Seafood Salad

This Italian Seafood Salad is one of my absolute favorite dishes. With plenty of fresh herbs and lemon, this salad is light, refreshing and super flavorful. Seafood salad gets better as it marinates so make it a day before serving for the best results! My family makes seafood salad every year for Christmas Eve as part of one of the Read More

Holiday Antipasto Platter

Holiday Antipasto Platter

An antipasto platter is always a great idea for entertaining but around the holidays, it’s the best! Adding rosemary around the edge gives it a festive wreath look! When it comes to antipasti, which is the plural of antipasto, there are no real measurements. In fact, the ingredients are not set in stone either. Antipasto, which means “before the meal” Read More

Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peppers

Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peppers

Pasta with Italian Sausage and Peppers is a quick and easy dinner that’s packed with flavor. Grab your favorite Italian sausage—hot, mild, or a combination of both—and dinner will be on the table in 30 minutes! This pasta is always in heavy rotation around here. It’s just so easy and fast, it’s perfect for a weeknight dinner! My parents used Read More

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli in bowl

The second the weather starts cooling down, I immediately start craving a big ol’ bowl of Pasta e Fagioli. Pasta e Fagioli, which means “pasta and beans” in Italian, is one of my favorite and most comforting dishes out there! Pasta, beans, pancetta and a super flavorful broth all topped with cheese—what’s more cozy than that? My dad has been making Read More

Aglio e Olio with Cured Egg Yolk

Aglio e Olio with Cured Egg Yolk grated on top

Aglio e Olio, which means “garlic and oil” in Italian, is one of those dishes that’s so simple, and so easy to make, it’s almost unbelievable. It just proves, you don’t need many ingredients to make a delicious meal! Aglio e Olio is amazing on it’s own but I’m taking it to the next level by topping it off with Read More