Easy Italian Recipes - Quick and Delicious for the Entire Family

Easy Italian Recipes - Quick and Delicious for the Entire Family

Easy Italian Recipes - Quick and Delicious for the Entire Family

Easy Italian Recipes for the Entire Family

Do you need quick and delicious Italian recipes? Here are three quick and easy Italian dishes that just take a few ingredients that you may already have on hand. That is the allure of Italian cuisine. You don't need a lot of stuff to make a tasty meal. Fresh, high-quality ingredients, such as fresh herbs and good olive oil, are essential when preparing great Italian cuisine.

Love, of all, is the most crucial component in any sort of cookery! Enjoy your meal and Bon Appetite! RECIPE FOR AN EASY ITALIAN MARINARA SAUCE Here's a fantastic marinara sauce recipe that uses canned tomatoes. This marinara sauce is great with pasta, pizza, mussels, and prawns. The beauty of this sauce is that it can be used in a variety of other recipes, making it a perfect place to start with Italian cooking. It's also incredibly simple to prepare. For this dish, you can use either fresh or canned plum tomatoes; however, fresh tomatoes take more time and effort to prepare, so I prefer canned. If you want to use fresh tomatoes, make sure they're ripe and in season.

I prefer Rienzi brand canned tomatoes. I've tested a variety of canned tomato brands and think Rienzi has the nicest flavor of the grocery brands. Ingredients in Marinara Sauce: 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 4 chopped garlic cloves, peeled (More or less depending on how much you like garlic)

1 35 oz. whole plum tomato can with the liquid season to taste with salt red pepper flakes, to taste (You can use black pepper if you wish) 10–12 basil leaves, torn 1/2 teaspoon oregano (dried) 1) Open the can of tomatoes and crush them by hand into a bowl.

2) In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Cook the garlic in the oil until it is tender and gently browned. Make sure the garlic doesn't burn.

4) Carefully pour the tomatoes, liquid and all, into the pan with the garlic and oil. When adding the tomatoes to the heated oil, proceed with caution. It's possible that the oil will splash. Place the oregano on top.

5) Bring the mixture to a boil while stirring constantly. Season with a pinch of salt and a sprinkling of red or black pepper. Reduce the heat to a low setting and let the sauce simmer. With a spoon, break up the tomatoes while they cook until your sauce is chunky. The sauce should be simmered for 20 to 25 minutes, or until it thickens.

6) A few minutes before the sauce is finished, add your fresh basil. If necessary, season with extra salt or pepper.

7) Arrange on top of your favorite spaghetti. RECIPE FOR AN EASY ITALIAN PESTO SAUCE Let's get started on making pesto sauce. This is another simple and tasty recipe that can be served over pasta, grilled chicken, mussels, or as a pizza topping. If you don't want pine nuts in your basil pesto sauce, leave them out or replace them with walnuts. Add sundried tomatoes to the pesto mixture before blending for a wonderful tomato pesto sauce. This recipe is just meant to be used as a starting point. Not everyone has the same tastes in music. Some people don't like a lot of garlic or olive oil flavor, so you should experiment until you discover the ideal recipe.

Sauce made with pesto Ingredients: 4 c. basil leaves 3/4 cup pine nuts or walnuts, chopped (the nuts can be lightly toasted in a dry pan before blending for added flavor) 2 peeled and sliced garlic cloves (more or less depending on your taste) 1/2 cup grated Parmesan extra virgin olive oil (1/2 cup) season to taste with salt and pepper In a food processor or blender, combine all ingredients, except the olive oil, and process until smooth. Process a small amount of oil at a time until the sauce reaches the required consistency.

It's all set to go in your favorite cuisine. EASY GARLIC, OIL, AND FRESH HERBS PASTA This is another simple Italian recipe that requires only a few ingredients. It's critical not to burn the garlic in this dish; else, it'll turn bitter. 1 pound pasta 3 – 4 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped (more or less, depending on how much you like garlic) 1/2 cup pasta water saved 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley (Italian flat-leaf parsley) 1/4 cup basil leaves, chopped 6 TBS EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL season to taste with salt a pinch of cayenne pepper (more or less depending on how spicy you like it)


1) Bring roughly 6 quarts of salted water to a roaring boil in a big pot. Cook for 6–8 minutes, or until the pasta is al dente. Drain, but keep about 1/2 cup of the pasta water.

2) In a large skillet, heat 4 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat while the pasta is cooking. Sauté the garlic until it turns light brown. Keep an eye on the garlic to make sure it doesn't burn. Turn off the heat.

3) Add the fresh herbs, red pepper flakes, and a few tablespoons of the pasta water you set aside. Mix everything together until it's smooth.

4) Pour the remaining olive oil and pasta water into a large serving bowl with the drained pasta.

5) Toss the spaghetti with the garlic and herb mixture and thoroughly combine.

6) Season with salt and pepper to taste.

7) Serve as soon as possible.

If desired, sprinkle with grated cheese. That's it. Three quick and easy Italian meals that will impress everyone. I hope you appreciate these simple Italian recipes as much as I do. Good luck in the kitchen!

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