Italian Recipes

Creamy smooth homemade ricotta cheese is so versatile! It is delicious in pasta, on pizza, and even used in desserts. Once you make it you'll never buy it! | TheMountainKitchen.com

4-Ingredient Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Authentic Eggplant parmesan starts with fried eggplant, breaded seasoned breadcrumbs, layered in marinara, with mozzarella and parmesan; baked golden brown. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Authentic Eggplant Parmesan

Quick and easy weeknight indulgence, this baked pasta is made with juicy meatballs in a bed of cheesy pasta with fresh spinach and creamy ricotta cheese. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Baked Pasta With Meatballs and Spinach

Basic tomato sauce is simply seasoned with onion, garlic and thyme, sweetened slightly with carrot; simmered until thickened. For all your Italian dishes! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Basic Tomato Sauce

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parmesan Chicken

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parm Sub

Chicken Parmesan Submarine Sandwiches

This easy baked ravioli requires takes very little effort to make. The ravioli is smothered in marinara sauce and loaded with cheese. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Easy Baked Ravioli

Easy to make, this eggplant rollatini uses fresh eggplant rolled with a cheesy filling and topped with a savory sauce, you'll totally forget it is meatless! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Eggplant Rollatini

 

 

 

 

 

 

These delicate fried squash blossoms are filled with a creamy ricotta cheese mixture and dipped in a light batter, fried to a golden brown. They're amazing! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Fried Squash Blossoms Stuffed With Cheese

This gluten-free veggie lasagna is layered with fresh summer squash, zucchini and eggplant, mozzarella and ricotta cheeses, smothered in basic tomato sauce. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Gluten-Free Veggie Lasagna

How to make grilled pizza on a charcoal grill. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Grilled Pizza On A Charcoal Grill

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak: "Italian Meat Pops" ~ Flank Steak stuffed with prosciutto, provolone, garlic & herbs and spices then grilled to perfection. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grilled stuffed flank steak is a juicy steak rolled into a pinwheel with rich garlicky Italian meat, cheese and herbs, on a skewer. Italian Meat Lollipops! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Capicola and Provolone

Grilled veggie pizzas are made easy with these step by step directions. The grilled crust is topped with mozzarella cheese, sauce, and vegetable toppings. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Grilled Veggie Pizzas On a Charcoal Grill

Healthy Oven-Baked Eggplant Parmesan ~ Delicate eggplant slices lightly breaded and oven-baked with tangy tomato sauce, layered with gooey browned cheese. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Healthy Oven-Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Homemade Focaccia Bread is a dimpled, slightly crisp, soft and chewy Italian flat bread seasoned with olive oil and Italian herbs. Italian yumminess! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Homemade Focaccia Bread

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are three components that make up my homemade ravioli: Cheese, Sauce and Pasta. Nothing beats homemade ravioli! A true labor of love! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Homemade Ravioli

Homemade Tiramisu is a cake with layers of coffee flavored ladyfingers divided by a fluffy custard of Mascarpone cheese, topped with chocolate and cocoa. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Homemade Tiramisu

This homemade tomato sauce is made with San Marzano tomatoes, a hearty red wine, and lots of fresh summer basil; the beginning of countless Italian dishes. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Homemade Tomato Sauce With San Marzano Tomatoes and Wine

Wow! Take meatloaf to a whole new level, by adding Italian flavors to traditional home style meatloaf, by making this tender and delicious Italian Meatloaf. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Italian Meatloaf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Italian Sausage Soup

Italian Sausage Soup

Italian Sausage Tortellini With Homemade Tomato Sauce ~ Three cheese stuffed tortellini with a rich warm tomato sauce made with Italian sausage. Delicious! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Italian Sausage Tortellini

These Italian zucchini boats are filled with sauteed mushrooms, onions and honey roasted tomatoes and cheese. A quick and easy low-carb meal! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Italian Zucchini Boats

Eggplant slices, topped with warm tomato sauce and piled high with cheese, these eggplant pizzas are so good you'll totally forget about pizza crust. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Julia’s Eggplant Pizzas

 

 

 

 

 

 

David calls me the Blonde Italian mainly because of my lasagna. It is one of my favorite Italian dishes to make. Let me walk you through the process. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Lasagna

Linguine Swordfish

Linguine with Grilled Swordfish and Parsley Anchovy Sauce

These Meatball Sandwiches have juicy meatballs simmered in thick warm marinara sauce, placed onto a bun, topped with mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Meatball Sandwiches

Eggplant Au Gratin

Mini Eggplant Gratin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With traditional Italian flavors these mouthwatering meatballs are made with parmesan, Ramona and homemade ricotta cheese. Drenched in simple tomato sauce. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Mouthwatering Meatballs

Mozzarella Garlic Bread

Mozzarella Garlic Bread

Mushroom Spinach Artichoke Alfredo Pasta is a delicious vegetarian pasta with hearty mushrooms, creamy spinach, and artichokes in Alfredo sauce. Amazing! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Mushroom Spinach Artichoke Alfredo Pasta

Mushroom-Spinach Alfredo Flatbread Pizza | This Mushroom-Spinach Alfredo Flatbread Pizza is topped with a creamy Alfredo sauce, sautéed shiitake mushrooms and spinach, mozzarella cheese. They are delicious and easy to make! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Mushroom-Spinach Alfredo Flatbread

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pasta Puttanesca is classic Italian robust pasta dish traditionally with anchovies, black olives, capers. A quick and easy meal with intense Italian flavor! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Pasta Puttanesca

This pesto lasagna is made of soft warm pasta, layered with a basic pesto, made with basil, olive oil, pine nuts, and parmesan cheese with bechamel sauce. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Pesto Lasagna

Make pizza night more wholesome with these vegetarian and low-carb, portobello mushroom pizzas, substituting traditional crust with mushroom caps. Yum! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Portobello Mushroom Cap Pizzas

This puff pastry veggie pizza has a crisp buttery crust made of puff pastry, topped with cheeses, peppers, mushrooms, black olives, onions and artichokes. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Puff Pastry Veggie Pizza

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pizza Sauce

Quick and Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce

Ratatouille spirals are made of sliced eggplant, zucchini, roasted red peppers, creamy mozzarella cheese, and anchovies, rolled and baked in tomato sauce. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Ratatouille Spirals

Using both homemade sauce and ricotta cheese, this Meatless Monday ricotta cheese stuffed shells recipe is pure comfort food. You'll forget it's meatless! | TheMeatlessMonday.com

Ricotta Cheese Stuffed Shells

Roasted Eggplant Caprese Stacks are made with fresh basil, melted mozzarella, roasted tomatoes and eggplant slices, drizzled with balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Roasted Eggplant Caprese Stacks

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spaghetti Squash Casserole is a healthy and comforting way to prepare spaghetti squash mixed with mushrooms, tomatoes, onion, ricotta and mozzarella cheese.

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Sometimes we all need a break from the usual rotation. If you love spice it is easy to change-up your normal pasta. Spice up your pasta! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Spice Up Your Pasta

Basil, garlic, broth and tomato sauce all come together to create a delicious light sauce over Farfalle noodles and plump shrimp for this Shrimp Pomodoro. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Shrimp Pomodoro 

Spinach, artichokes and mushrooms rolled inside lasagna noodles and smothered in a cheese sauce. Spinach Artichoke and Mushroom Rollatini a promised hit! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Spinach Artichoke and Mushroom Rollatini

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spinach lasagna rolls: creamy ricotta and mozzarella cheeses mixed and fresh sauteed spinach, rolled inside lasagna noodles topped with marinara sauce. Yum! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Spinach Lasagna Rolls

Squash blossom focaccia bread with delicate squash blossoms, creamy ricotta cheese and parmesan cheese baked until golden brown. A great summer side dish! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Squash Blossom Focaccia

Homemade Stromboli is easy! Fluffy pizza dough, stuffed with Italian meats and cheeses baked until the cheese is oozing and the crust is brown and crispy. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Stromboli

These Sweet Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats are made with garden-fresh zucchini stuffed with mozzarella cheese and sweet Italian sausage mixed with diced tomatoes and herbs, piled high with even more cheese! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Sweet Italian Sausage Zucchini Boats

 

 

 

 

 

 

This thick chunky bolognese is loaded with ground beef, tomatoes and onions. It only takes 1 hour, which means it makes a quick and easy weeknight meal! | TheMountainKitchen.com

The Blonde Italian Bolognese

Tortellini With Spinach Tomato Cream Sauce, a decadent creamy tomato sauce surrounds pillowy soft cheese tortellini with tomatoes, onions and fresh spinach. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Tortellini With Spinach Tomato Cream Sauce

This Tuscan Chicken Zucchini Noodles are a match made in heaven. Seared Tuscan spice rubbed chicken served with creamy ricotta zucchini noodles and ripe juicy cherry tomatoes. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Tuscan Chicken Zucchini Noodles

These easy to prepare made to order Vegetable French Bread Pizzas are crisp on the bottom and can be loaded with a variety of toppings of your choice. | TheMountainKitchen.com

Vegetable French Bread Pizzas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Low Carb Zucchini Alfredo with Shiitake Mushrooms | Shiitake mushrooms in a nest of creamy zucchini noodles with Alfredo sauce. Ready in just 20 minutes, this Alfredo dish is creamy, luxurious and amazingly healthy AND low-carb! | TheMountainKitchen.com

Zucchini Alfredo with Shiitake Mushrooms