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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)
Pasta e Fagioli 1 Picture
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 large cauliflower
  • For the white sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 cups of milk
  • 1 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
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By LanaMoore

Preheat the oven to 350 F

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  • 1 stick butter
  • melted
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 3 tsp minced onion
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
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  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 3 tsp chopped parsley (add more if you wish)
  • 12 oz grated cheese (a mix of white cheddar and monterey jack)
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By Sonyarene

Mix together dry ingredients

  • 5 1/4 cups flour
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  • 4 tsp salt
  • 4 pkg quick rise yeast
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By joeyangelo

Served with angel hair pasta and fresh mozzarella

  • 1 ripe eggplant sliced
  • 1 lb of fresh mozzarella sliced
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  • 1 jar of tomatoe sauce
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By leeclark22

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  • 8 chicken strips
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  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
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  • 6 lasagna noodles
  • 1/2 pound lean ground Beef
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  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
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  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
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  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 jumbo onion
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  • 5-6 garlic cloves (pressed
  • crushed
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  • 1/2 tsp salt (or half as much table salt)
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 6 lb can San Marzano whole tomatoes (pureed until smooth in food processor
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  • 3 tbsp dried parsley
  • 4 dried bay leaves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (or half as much table salt)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (kids might find this amount a tad spicy - adults usually love it - I double it)
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