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Green Beans In Tomato Sauce {Italian Stewed Green Beans}

Green Beans in Tomato Sauce is one of those simple side dishes that can never go wrong. It pairs perfectly with meat and fish main courses. But a lot of times, especially on a hot summer we would eat just this. Simple yet filling plate of veggies. We might add a couple of slices of …

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Italian Lamb With Artichokes

Lamb and Artichokes Stew is a wonderful dish that’s very typical for spring and Easter time. It’s a delicious, one-pot meal full of flavors. Try it once and you’ll be making often, especially when artichokes are in season Italian Lamb With Artichokes Ingredients Lamb Ideally, you would get the youngest lamb available. It’s super soft, …

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Cotechino With Lentils – Italian New Year’s Tradition

Cotechino and lentils is a typical dish for New Year’s Eve. Mainly for two reasons.  First, if you’ve ever received an Italian Christmas Gift Basket you’re most likely have found cotechino precooked cotechino sausage among other typical products. So New Year’s is a perfect time to prepare cotechino. But of course it’s a popular comfort …

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The Best Italian Meatballs In Rich Tomato Sauce

This classic Italian Meatballs recipe makes the best, most juicy and tender homemade meatballs in a few easy steps. Soft, juicy bite-size nuggets cooked to perfection in rich tomato sauce. What can be better than that on Sunday? They simply melt in the mouth…and you keep reaching for the next one… and the next one…and …

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Skinny Vegetable Lasagna with Tomato And Basil Pesto Sauce

There is nothing you wouldn’t love about this vegetable lasagna. Nothing fried, no heavy melted cheeses or unnecessary breadcrumbs. Instead, super light,  oven baked slices of eggplants and zucchini, layered with slightly tangy Parmesan cheese. Add tomato and basil pesto sauce to balance all the flavors and to give your lasagna perfect juiciness from top …

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Asparagus Casserole With Salmon & Potatoes

Have you ever noticed how you can tell time of the year depending on what you see on sale at a local farmer’s market? In Italy, starting from April till early June it’s asparagus time of the year 🙂 And this creamy and delicious asparagus casserole is one of those simple dishes you can make …

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Ossobuco Milanese {Veal Shank Milan Style}

Ossobuco Alla Milanese is a classic Lombardian recipe made with simple veal or beef shank. But the taste is beyond ordinary. Ossobuco is pronounced as ˌɔssoˈbuːko Imagine super tender slow cooked meat that simply falls off the bone. Simple but glamorous sounding fresh made sauce gremolata adds an incredible garlic and lemon flavor to the …

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Italian Stuffed Artichokes

This simple but utterly delicious  Italian stuffed artichokes is classics that just can’t go wrong. Imagine, soft buttery petals paired with crunchy cheese, herbs and breadcrumb mix all with light and flavorful garlic taste. These artichokes are nothing short of epic! Italian stuffed artichokes can be served as an appetizer, main vegetarian course or paired …

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Salmon Patties with Avocado Dipping Sauce

Juicy, tender and super easy to make these salmon patties (or crochette di salmone) is a perfect pair to go with salads, polenta, baked or mashed potatoes and more! You can fry them or bake in the oven for the healthier version (and less cleanup). My favorite way to serve them is with this 2-minute …

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Pressure Cooker Artichokes with Dipping Sauce

Creamy buttery artichokes are steamed in pressure cooker in less than 10 minutes. But the best part is of course the sauce! Delicate, savory and incredibly flavorful all at the same time, this green artichoke dipping sauce is truly legendary. And yes, you make the sauce while artichokes are cooking 😉 It’s best to use …

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Chicken Involtini {Stuffed Chicken Rolls}

Chicken involtini or chicken rolls stuffed with prosciutto and cheese are one of my go-to entrees when on a time crunch but still want something savory for dinner. Just imagine juicy and tender chicken paired with slightly tangy prosciutto and super creamy provolone cheese all ready in less than 20 minutes! My favorite part is …

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