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Pasta, pizza and meatballs, oh my! Italian food has become synonymous with great American favorites like spaghetti and meatballs, eggplant parmesan, pizza, grilled peppers or stuffed eggplant. Italian food is healthy and hearty, heavy on carbs but also a delight for the taste buds! Out Italian recipes are sure to satisfy even your most intense cravings!

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Ingredients

  • Pizza Dough (homemade or store bought)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Pizza sauce
  • Cured ham, shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil

Method

  1. Roll out the dough
  2. Use a small bowl to cut the dough into rounds
  3. Add shredded cheese
  4. Place in oven on an oven tray afr 10 min at 355°F
  5. Put each dough round into a ramekin
  6. Add 1 tbsp pizza sauce, a handful of shredded cured ham 
  7. Break an egg into each pizza
  8. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes and a basil leaf
  9. Place in oven for another 15 mins at 355°F
  10. Garnish with parsley and a pinch of pepper
  11. Serve and enjoy!

Top Recipe

By Butterflygirl558

Rate this recipe 2.8/5 (20 Votes)
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Details

Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget

  • 1 Pound of Ground Beef
  • 1 Cup Small Diced Onion
  • 1 Cup Julienned Carrots
  • 1 Cup Chopped Celery
  • 2 Cloves Minced Garlic
  • 2 Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Can Red Kidney Beans
  • 1 Can Great Northern Beans
  • 1 Can Tomato Sauce (15 oz)
  • 1 Can V8 Juice (12oz)
  • 1 Tbsp White Vinegar
  • 1 ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • ½ tsp Thyme
  • ½ pkg Ditali Pasta

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  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
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  • 3 ounces pine nuts (a handful)
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  • Stuffed Jumbo Shells w Ricotta & Mushrooms
  • 1 250g box jumbo shells
  • 1 400 g pkg ricotta
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  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
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  • 1 cup warm water
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