Healthy Italian Recipes
Enjoy creamy sauces, bowls of pasta and cheese-topped favorites with our healthy Italian recipes.
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Get the Recipe: Chicken Parmesan
Portobello Lasagna Rollups
Part-skim ricotta and mozzarella keep the fat count low in these cheesy whole-wheat roll-ups. And remember: A little bold-flavored Parmesan goes a long way flavor-wise.
Get the Recipe: Portobello Lasagna Rollups
Chicken Scallopine with Sage and Fontina Cheese
Giada's rolled chicken cutlets are stuffed with sage and fontina cheese, breaded and pan-fried, then cooked until tender in a tomato-white wine sauce.
Get the Recipe: Chicken Scallopine with Sage and Fontina Cheese
Linguine with Chicken Ragu
This pasta dish features chicken that's simmered with an array of vegetables — including celery, carrots and tomatoes — for a leaner, yet still hearty twist on a traditional Italian meat sauce.
Get the Recipe: Linguine with Chicken Ragu
Get the Recipe: Chicken Saltimbocca
Italian Baked Chicken and Pastina
Amp up cubed chicken breast by combining it with bite-sized pasta, diced tomatoes and mozzarella in a baking dish. A final sprinkling of Parmesan and parsley ready this eash one-pot dish for serving, family-style.
Get the Recipe: Italian Baked Chicken and Pastina
Get the Recipe: Roman-Style Chicken
Fettuccine With Creamy Red Pepper-Feta Sauce
Get the Recipe: Fettuccine with Creamy Red Pepper-Feta Sauce
The lightened-up Caesar dressing swaps out the traditional egg yolks with light mayonaise but creates a classic flavor as delicious as any you've tried.
Get the Recipe: Caesar Salad
Linguini with Carrot Turkey Ragu
Turn this pasta dish into a guiltless pleasure by combining thin ribbons of shaved carrots with whole wheat linguine and topping them with a hearty turkey ragu.
Get the Recipe: Linguini with Carrot Turkey Ragu
Bobby's Southwestern-Style Pizza
Get the Recipe: Bobby's Southwestern-Style Pizza
Tuscan Vegetable Soup
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Get the Recipe: Pasta Puttanesca
Kelsey's Vegetable Lasagna
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Meatballs With Tomato Sauce
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Penne with Spinach Sauce
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Get the Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore
Asparagus and Jack Cheese Frittata
Get the Recipe: Asparagus and Jack Cheese Frittata
No Guilt Caesar
Get the Recipe: No Guilt Caesar
Penne With Tomatoes, Garlic, and White Beans
Get the Recipe: Penne with Roasted Tomatoes, Garlic, and White Beans
Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Lemon, Basil, and Salmon
Get the Recipe: Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Lemon, Basil, and Salmon
Sweet Pepper Crostini
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Focaccia Topped With Grapes
Get the Recipe: Schiacciata Con l'Uva: Focaccia Topped with Grapes
Cavatappi al Vino
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Rachael's Hearty and Healthy Minestrone
Get the Recipe: Hearty and Healthy 3 Bean Minestrone
Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Pecorino Cheese
Vitamin-packed Swiss chard and salty pecorino cheeses pair perfectly with nutty whole-wheat spaghetti in this simple dish inspired by classic Italian flavors.
Get the Recipe: Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Pecorino Cheese
Turkey con Funghi Misti: Turkey with Mushroom Medley
Get the Recipe: Turkey con Funghi Misti: Turkey with Mushroom Medley
Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream
Get the Recipe: Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream
Zucchini Ribbon Pasta
Bulk up whole-wheat fettucine by working zucchini ribbons (mandoline-sliced or thinly cut strips) into your pasta bowl. Sprigs of basil and parsley and large red pepper flakes add ample flavor and round out this dish's rainbow spectrum.
Get the Recipe: Zucchini Ribbon Pasta
Get the Recipe: Butternut Orzotto
Get the Recipe: Pasta Primavera
David Rocco's Pasta Salad With Tuna
Get the Recipe: Insalata di Pasta con Tonno: Pasta Salad with Tuna
Get the Recipe: Acquacotta
Better Beef Lasagna
Get the Recipe: Better Beef Lasagna
Get the Recipe: Tuscan Beans
Mascarpone Amaretti Cup
Debi and Gabriele's elegant mascarpone mousse, topped with chocolate shavings and crumbled amaretti cookies, is perfect for serving as a party dessert.
Get the Recipe: Mascarpone Amaretti Cup