Italian Side Dish Recipes

Find a variety of recipes for classic Italian side dishes, including caprese salad, garlic bread, risotto and more.
Caprese Salad
12 Best Italian Side Dishes
Garlic Knots
Garlic Knots
Baked meatballs recipe
19 Wonderful Pasta Side Dishes
Garlic Pasta
Garlic Butter Pasta
No Yeast Focaccia
No-Yeast Focaccia
cheesy garlic bread on cutting board
Cheesy Garlic Bread
Authentic Eggplant Parmesan (Parmigiana Di Melanzane)
Authentic Eggplant Parmesan (Parmigiana Di Melanzane)
Acquacotta - Tuscan Vegetable Soup with Toasted Bread
Tuscan Vegetable Soup (Acquacotta maremmana)
Heads of fresh radicchio precoce
What Is Radicchio?
Italian wedding soup recipe
Italian Wedding Soup (Minestra Maritata)
Caponata alla Siciliana
Caponata alla Siciliana Recipe
How to Cook Fresh Porcini Mushrooms: 3 Ways
How to Cook Fresh Porcini Mushrooms: 3 Ways
Oven-Baked Meatballs
Oven-Baked, Stovetop-Browned Meatballs
broiled asparagus with pecorino and pepper
Broiled Asparagus With Pecorino and Pepper
Creamy polenta with roasted mushrooms
Creamy Polenta
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
Sicilian Fava Bean and Fennel Soup (Macco di fave e finochietto)
Two plates of classic Italian potato gnocchi
Classic Italian Potato Gnocchi
Grilled polenta triangles cooking on a ridged grill pan
Crispy Grilled Polenta
Fennel On Wooden Table
What Is Fennel?
Quick classic meatball recipe
Quick, Classic Meatballs (Polpette)
Octopus on a plate
How to Cook Octopus
Porcini Mushrooms Annotated
What Are Porcini Mushrooms?
Tadich Grill Cioppino for Two
Tadich Grill Cioppino for Two
Marinara Sauce
Neapolitan-Style Marinara Sauce (Salsa di Pomodoro alla Napolitana)
Fried Eel
Italian Fried or Grilled Eel Recipe (Capitone Grigliato o Fritto)
Ribollita Soup
Ribollita, A Classic Tuscan Winter Soup
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)
A pile of strung together sausage
Tuscan Sausage