Italian Side Dishes

Italian Side Dish Recipes

Recommended Italian Side Dish Recipes

Baked

Shrimp Parmesan Recipe

This loaded shrimp parmesan recipe has layers of tangy tomato sauce, tender pasta, crispy coated shrimp, and melted cheese, for a scrumptious baked dish.

Salad

25 mins

Easy Italian Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe

Easy Italian Tortellini Pasta Salad is full of fresh summer veggies, salami, and tortellini pasta. It is tossed in a zesty italian dressing and is always the hit of the potluck!

Salad

25 mins

BLT Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe

BLT Tortellini Pasta Salad is your favorite sandwich turned into a delicious refreshing salad you can share with others. This salad is so easy to make and perfect for serving at warm weather gatherings. With loads of bacon, crisp Romaine lettuce, juicy tomatoes, and cheese filled tortellini, it's sure to be a hit!

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

5 mins

Zesty Homemade Italian Dressing Recipe

You'll never need to buy from the store again with this easy Italian dressing recipe. It's zesty and flavored with maple syrup and lots of garlic.

Salad

30 mins

Chopped Italian Salad Recipe

Chopped lettuce, pepperoni, olives, and peppers are tossed together with wine vinaigrette to make this highly customizable Italian salad.

Baked

45 mins

Italian-Seasoned Baked Eggplant Recipe

Crispy on the outside and tender on the center, this baked eggplant has herby hints from Italian seasoning and crusted with cornmeal for a crunchy bite.

Bread & Dough

1 hr 10 mins

Garlicky Italian Bread Recipe

If you love garlic bread, you’ll enjoy this flavorful Italian bread. It’s baked with tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella, seasoned with a hint of oregano.

Soup

37 mins

Italian Bean Soup Recipe

Tender and juicy Italian sausages make this Italian bean soup a smoky and slightly spicy side dish with a hint of tanginess and sweetness.

Instant Pot

1 hr 10 mins

Italian Pulled Pork Ragu Recipe

This pulled pork ragu is made with seasoned tenderloin, crushed tomatoes, and roasted red peppers. Cook it in an instant pot, slow cooker, or stovetop.

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

5 mins

Homemade Italian Dressing Recipe

This Italian dressing is perfect for chicken and beef dishes prepared either grilled or slow-cooked. Create this easy homemade Italian dressing at home.

Vegetable

1 hr 15 mins

Italian Stuffed Artichokes Recipe

This stuffed artichokes recipe calls for grated cheese and breadcrumbs that are seasoned and stuffed in fresh artichokes. It's a fun way to eat vegetables.

Salad

55 mins

Panzanella (Italian Bread Salad) Recipe

In this panzanella recipe, good crusty bread is grilled until crispy and tossed with tomatoes, cucumber, basil, onion, olive oil, and salt and pepper.

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

5 mins

Italian Basil Pesto Recipe

Add an incredibly zesty and fresh flavor to any dish with this easy to make Italian basil pesto that requires no cooking and takes only 5 minutes to make!

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

5 mins

Homemade Italian Seasoning Recipe

Italian seasoning is comprised of herbs that will result in a savory and fragrant concoction. This will be perfect when used for sauces and marinades.

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

10 mins

Italian Dressing Recipe

Making your own homemade Italian Dressing is as easy as 1-2-3! It's even more flavorful than the store-bought versions, and takes only 10 minutes to make.

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

5 mins

Italian Seasoning Recipe

Here’s a quick and easy Italian seasoning blend made with a handful of dried spices, perfect to add savor and aroma to a variety of dishes.

Canape

25 mins

Italian Herb Bruschetta Chicken Recipe

This bruschetta chicken recipe incorporates classic Italian flavors into a tasty canape with fewer calories compared to its more traditional counterparts.

Baked

30 mins

Italian Baked Meatballs Recipe

Juicy baked meatballs that are well-seasoned with oregano, rosemary, and basil, and topped with a cheesy and tangy marinara sauce is an appetizing dish.

Salad

15 mins

Zesty Italian Salad Recipe

Our Italian salad comes with a tasteful mix of crisp lettuce, pepperoncini peppers, and more coated in a zesty vinaigrette. Prep a bowl in just 15 minutes!

Soup

55 mins

Italian Meatball Soup Recipe

Go for a hearty Italian dish on cold days with this Italian meatball soup. Made with beef meatballs, vegetables, and pasta all simmered for a tasty finish.

Meatball

2 hrs 10 mins

Italian Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs Recipe

Home-cooked meals are simply the best! Try this recipe for easy Italian spaghetti sauce with juicy meatballs. A scrumptious spaghetti sauce with the right balance of natural sweetness and acidity from the tomatoes that goes well with the hearty meatballs.

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