Recipes From Cuisine: Southern Italian

Homemade Italian Pizza Fresca

Simple Homemade Tomato and Olive Pizza

Americans love pizza. They love it so much, many diet gurus advocate eliminating pizza from the diet of Americans overweight and obese. The reasons are simple. Too much dough made using white flour and too much high calorie, high sodium cheese and meat. Usually, the meat, like pepperoni, is highly ...

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Baked Stuffed White Fish

Baked Stuffed Fish Fillets

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Fish is a regular source of protein for millions of Italians living along the coast of the Italian peninsula. Baked Stuffed Fish Fillets is an elegant recipe takes only minutes to prepare an you won’t find on the menu at most Italian-American restaurants. Nutrition Information Nutrition value is based on ...

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Homemade Zucchini Frittata

Zucchini Frittata

Italian frittatas are a cross between an omelet and quiche cooked in a skillet. Slow cooking is needed to remove most of the water in the zucchini and avoid a soggy frittata. Frittatas can be eaten hot or cold.  

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Pasta with Anchovies

Pasta with Butter and Cheese

Southern Italian cooking is simple, rustic home cooking. When using high quality ingredients, it does not take a lot to make a quick home meal. Pasta with butter and cheese is another version of Pasta Bianco (White Pasta). It is a simple recipe that has been around for 100s of ...

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Homemade Eggplant Parmigiano

Eggplant Parmigiano Recipe

Whether you call it Parmigiana, Parmesan or Parmigiano, this baked casserole of layered batter fried eggplant, tomato sauce and egg/cheese mixture melts in your mouth compared to the fried sliced eggplant served by many Italian-American restaurants. This eggplant parmigiano recipe can also be used substituting zucchini or artichoke hearts for ...

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Homemade Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca refers to Italian ladies of the night. This recipe has a simple sauce made with canned diced tomatoes, olives, anchovies and red pepper flakes. Typically made with spaghetti, you can use any pasta. You can make and serve Pasta Puttanesca in 30 minutes or less especially when using ...

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Italian Style Tuna Salad Sandwich

Italian Style Tuna Sandwich

I first encounter an Italian Style Tuna Sandwich in 1968 while visiting my relatives in Italy. Italians typically eat a Continental style breakfast of coffee or tea and a pastry or cookies. For a child raised on eggs and bacon, this new form of breakfast was quite a change, until ...

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Fagioli e Pasta (beans and macaroni)

Beans and Pasta (Fagioli e Pasta)

For many Americans Beans and Pasta (Fagioli e Pasta or Pasta Fagoli) is a bean and macaroni soup. For Southern Italians Beans and Pasta is a hearty mixture of cooked beans, elbow macaroni, and tomato sauce. The sauce can have meat or be meatless for a vegetarian version. Whether you ...

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Pasta and Olive Oil and Garlic

Pasta with Olive Oil and Garlic

Pasta with Olive Oil and Garlic is a very simple pasta recipe that has been an Southern Italian staple for 100s of years. You can make it in the time it takes to bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the pasta. Although spaghetti is usually used ...

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Homemade Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup is one of the most popular soups eaten around the world. Split soup is low calorie and high in fiber and protein. One 12-ounce serving provides 13 grams of fiber and 19 grams of protein for only 200 calories. Split Pea Soup can be creamy or chunky depending ...

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