Italian Side Dish Recipes

Find a variety of recipes for classic Italian side dishes, including caprese salad, garlic bread, risotto and more.
Black Pepper Focaccia sliced on a cutting board
Black Pepper Focaccia Recipe
instant pot polenta
Instant Pot Polenta
Quick Focaccia slices on a plate
Quick Focaccia Recipe
Arrabbiata Sauce with pasta in a bowl
Arrabbiata Sauce Recipe
Garlic Knots
Garlic Knots
Baked meatballs recipe
19 Wonderful Pasta Side Dishes
Garlic Pasta
Garlic Butter Pasta Recipe
No-Yeast Focaccia on a metal cooling rack
No-Yeast Focaccia Recipe
cheesy garlic bread on cutting board
Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe
Authentic Eggplant Parmesan (Parmigiana Di Melanzane)
Authentic Eggplant Parmesan (Parmigiana Di Melanzane)
Acquacotta - Tuscan Vegetable Soup with Toasted Bread
Acquacotta Maremmana (Tuscan Vegetable Soup) Recipe
Heads of fresh radicchio precoce
What Is Radicchio?
Italian wedding soup recipe
(Minestra Maritata) Italian Wedding Soup Recipe
Caponata alla Siciliana
Caponata alla Siciliana Recipe
How to Cook Fresh Porcini Mushrooms: 3 Ways
Stewed Fresh Porcini Mushrooms Recipe
Oven-Baked Meatballs
Oven-Baked, Stovetop-Browned Meatballs
broiled asparagus with pecorino and pepper
Broiled Asparagus With Pecorino and Pepper
A Roman Jewish-style fried artichoke (carciofo alla giudia)
Roman-Jewish Deep-Fried Artichokes (Carciofi Alla Giudia)
Toscana Soup
Potato Sausage Soup, Toscana Style
Sicilian fava bean soup topped with fennel
Macco di Fave e Finochietto (Sicilian Fava Bean and Fennel Soup) Recipe
Two plates of classic Italian potato gnocchi
Classic Italian Potato Gnocchi
Grilled polenta triangles cooking on a ridged grill pan
Crispy Grilled Polenta Recipe
Fennel On Wooden Table
What Is Fennel?
Quick classic meatball recipe
Quick, Classic Meatballs (Polpette)
Cooked octopus on a plate
Cooked Octopus Recipe
Porcini Mushrooms Annotated
What Are Porcini Mushrooms?
Tadich Grill Cioppino for Two
Tadich Grill Cioppino for Two
Marinara Sauce
Salsa di Pomodoro alla Napolitana (Neapolitan-Style Marinara Sauce) Recipe
Fried Eel
Italian Fried or Grilled Eel Recipe (Capitone Grigliato o Fritto)
Ribollita Soup
Ribollita (Tuscan Winter Soup) Recipe
Fried zucchini blossom
Fried Squash and Zucchini Blossoms (Fiori di Zucca Fritti)
Fettuccine Alfredo
7 Delicious Dishes Made From Alfredo Sauce in a Jar
Roman-Style Artichokes - Carciofi alla romana
Roman-Style Braised Artichokes (Carciofi alla romana)
Authentic Bruschetta on bread
How to Make Authentic Bruschetta
Pesto Rice
Pesto Brown Rice
Chef ladling pizza sauce on dough
Low-Calorie Pizza Sauce
Piadina Romagnola with parmesan and prosciutto
How to Make a Piadina Romagnola
Spinach sformato
The Sformato
Giardiniera Italian-style mixed pickled vegetable recipe
Giardiniera: Italian-Style Mixed Pickled Vegetables
Chicken Risotto in a bowl
Chicken Risotto
Cauliflower with bechamel sauce
Cauliflower With Bechamel Sauce Recipe—Cavolfiore Colla Balsamella
Ring-Shaped Spinach Sformato, With a Stew in the Center
How to Make a Savory Italian-Style Spinach Flan (Sformato)