One thing I truly enjoy are big family dinners where the table is filled with an abundance of dishes. One of our favorite dinners is an Italian themed one. With so many kinds of appetizers, soups, breads, pastas and desserts, mixing and matching dishes is easy. If you’re due for an Italian inspired dinner soon, here are 20 Best Italian Dinner Recipes… mangia!
A great starter that’s fresh & flavorful…
This is super easy to make with store bought ravioli.
Zesty Italian sausage make these mushrooms a hit!
Tiny meatballs swim in orzo pasta in a flavorful broth.
By far, my husband’s favorite soup.
This is a great way to use up some bread.
Cheesy bread makes any Italian meal better.
It’s simple and sophisticated.
For those that love a classic.
Kick up the usual chicken marsala recipe by stuffing it.
A variation on the ever popular chicken parmigiana.
Canelloni is easier than you think to prepare.
This version is better than a popular restaurant’s.
Layers of pasta, cheese and meatballs makes this a favorite in our house.
Sautéed chicken is tossed in a garlicky butter sauce.
For those that want a meatless option.
A definite showstopper for any Italian dinner.
All the fun of a cannoli made in cupcake form.
Make room for this delicious sweet ending.
And wash down that Italian supper with this.