7 Italian Food Easy - Recipes Ideas

1. Italian Sausages with Peppers and Onions Recipes 

  • 1 1/2 pounds Italian sausage
  • 2 green bell peppers, sliced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 long hard rolls

Description

Place sausage in hot cast iron skillet and brown on all sides. Add water, cover, and let steam for 5 to 8 minutes or until sausages are no longer pink in the middle. Remove to plate. Drain off any remaining water from the skillet.

Add olive oil to the same skillet along with peppers and onions. Cook over medium heat until soft, about 20 minutes. Place sausage in a roll with peppers and onions. Serve.

2. Italian Herb  Bread Recipes

  • 9 to 11 ounces warm water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 1/2 cups white bread flour
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried onion flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic power
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Description

Measure all ingredients into bread machine pan. Select the French bread setting and medium-color crust; press start. Best made in a 1 1/2- or 2-pound bread machine.

3. Boboli Type Pizza Crust Recipes 

Source: I Dunno4 Recipes

  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • Italian seasoning
  • Parmesan cheese to sprinkle

Description

Add all ingredients (except) second parmesan cheese to breadmaker in order listed by your manufacturer. It is a good idea to put the garlic down inside the flour so it does not slow the yeast. Set breadmaker on dough setting.

When complete, form two crusts on pizza pans, sprinkle with parmesan cheese, cover, and let rise again. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F and bake 5 to 10 minutes until light brown. Cool. Wrap tightly in foil and freeze until you get the pizza urge. Great to have around for easy last-minute dinners.

4. Italian Beef Barley Soup Recipes

  • 2 pounds cubed beef chuck roast
  • 5 cups water
  • 4 cubes beef bouillon, crumbled
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 (8 ounces) can tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup uncooked pearl barley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Description

In a crockpot, combine beef, water, bouillon, onion, tomato sauce, barley, salt, and pepper. Cover, and cook on LOW for 5 hours.

5. Maggiano's Little Italy Italian Beef Sandwich Recipes 

  • 1 (3 x 24-inch) loaf French baguette bread
  • 1 1/2 pounds roast beef, thinly sliced
  • 1 whole onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 whole red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 whole pepperoncino, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 quarts water
  • 6 cubes beef bouillon
  • 2 whole pepperoncini

Dissolve the bouillon cubs in water, bring to a simmer. Add the pepperoncini, simmer for 5 minutes, and place in a chafing dish or keep hot. Quick-start

6. Crockpot Pizza Casserole Recipes 

  • 8 ounces extra-lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup (one 2.5 ounce jar) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 3/4 cups (one 15-ounce can) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon pourable Splenda
  • 3 cups cooked noodles, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Description

In a large skillet, sprayed with olive oil-flavored cooking spray, brown meat, onion, and green pepper. Stir in mushrooms, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, and Splenda.

Pour mixture into a crockpot sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray. Spread noodles over meat mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Layer cheddar and mozzarella cheese evenly over the top. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours. Mix well before serving. Serves 6 (1 cup per serving).

305 calories, 9 gm fat, 21 gm protein, 35 gm carbohydrates, 866 mg Sodium, 209 gm Calcium, 4 gm Fiber

6 WW points

7. Baked Italian-Style Tofu Recipes 

  • 1/2 block extra-firm light tofu
  • Garlic
  • Oregano
  • Basil
  • Fennel seeds
  • Red wine or red wine vinegar diluted with water

Description

Drain the tofu well. Slice into about 6 (1/2-inch) slices. Put the slices into a bowl with the remaining ingredients. Toss to coat. Bake at 400 degrees F until they are brown and firm.