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Popular Italian-style dishes with pasta and cacciatore.

Braised rabbit pappardelle

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(1 ratings)
Slow-cook rich game into a delicious ragu to serve with ribbon pasta - stock and wine will keep the lean meat moist
1 hour and 55 minutes
Moderately easy

Fig & prosciutto pizzettas

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(2 ratings)
Impress when entertaining with these mini pizzas topped with creamy mozzarella, sweet fruit and salty Italian ham
50 minutes
Easy

Aubergine rolls with spinach & ricotta

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(29 ratings)
This spin on Italian 'melanzane alla Parmigiana' is quick to prepare and makes a deliciously creamy, veggie bake
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

Cherry tomato, kale, ricotta & pesto pasta

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(10 ratings)
Fresh basil sauce and cherry tomatoes give this healthy dish a beautiful colour - it's also full of fibre and vitamin C
25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Apricot & ratafia sponge cake

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(10 ratings)
A simple fruit cake flavoured with almond and Amaretti biscuits - perfect with tea or as dessert served with cream or custard
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Italian stuffed chicken

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(64 ratings)
Chicken recipes are always among the most searched-for on bbcgoodfood.com, so the cookery team came up with this quick and easy supper dish specially
25 minutes
Easy

Roast red wine lamb with Italian beans

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(6 ratings)
Good roast lamb is hard to beat, Lesley Waters's recipe gives it new flavour
1 hour and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Italian tuna balls

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(48 ratings)
A superhealthy twist on a family favourite that can be served with spaghetti or squashed flat and cooked as burgers
20 minutes
Easy

Plum & amaretti semifreddo

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A ripple of sweet plum purée and chunks of almond biscuit turn this Italian ice cream into an all-in-one dessert
40 minutes
For the keen cook

Lamb tagliata with watercress & tomatoes

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(1 ratings)
Traditionally this Italian dish uses thinly sliced beef, rocket and Parmesan, but this version is given a simple twist with British seasonal produce
15 minutes
Easy

Polenta tart with sausage & broccoli

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(2 ratings)
This alternative supper uses Italian ground cornmeal as a base for meatballs and veggies
40 minutes
Easy

Italian chicken with ham, basil & beans

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(30 ratings)
A great recipe for the end of the summer, using sweet roasted tomatoes and garlic. Serve with the best crusty bread you can get you hands on
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy

Blackberry zabaglione

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(3 ratings)
Italian zabaglione is lovely rippled with a few crushed berries for a quick, outstanding dessert
15 minutes
Easy

Pesto & tomato pasta with crispy crumbs

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(7 ratings)
This simple yet special storecupboard supper will save the day if you need to rustle something up with a moment's notice
50 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Italian cookies & ice cream

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(2 ratings)
A super-simple way to try out Italian amaretti biscuits
15 minutes
Easy

Italian butter beans

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(6 ratings)
This healthy side dish gives Mediterranean flavour to grilled chicken or chops
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Italian vegetable soup

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(38 ratings)
Warm up your week with this good-for-you vegetable soup that's easy to freeze ahead
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Italian sausage polpettina & macaroni bake

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(10 ratings)
This big dish is guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser - you can never make too much of this kind of food
1 hour and 50 minutes
Easy

Chunky minestrone soup

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(99 ratings)
The perfect solution to a cold night in? A warming bowl of this home-made chunky soup.
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Pizza margherita in 4 easy steps

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(197 ratings)
Even a novice cook can master the art of pizza with our simple step-by-step guide. Bellissimo
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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