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Popular Italian-style dishes with pasta and cacciatore.

Classic Amatriciana bucatini

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(12 ratings)
This southern Italian dish is made with just five ingredients - just use the best tomatoes and bacon you can find
40 minutes
Easy

Italian cottage pie

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(23 ratings)
Add a little 'mamma mia' to a beef stew with pancetta and oregano, and a crunchy topping of Parmesan-coated potatoes
5 hours
Easy

Tiramisu ice-cream cake

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(9 ratings)
Treat your guests with this stunning summer dessert, perfect for al fresco dinner parties
10 hours
Moderately easy

So-simple spaghetti Bolognese

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(24 ratings)
Make a delicious spag-bol in less than half an hour
30 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Rustic bread

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(12 ratings)
This is a traditional Sicilian bread that you can make in the morning to get ahead
30 minutes
Moderately easy

Spinach & feta cannelloni

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(22 ratings)
A low fat, high iron dish that makes a great mid-week meal for all the family
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Zabaglione trifle slice

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(15 ratings)
This dish is inspired by trifle and tiramisu, taking some of the best elements of each
1 hour and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

Mushroom & spinach risotto

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(96 ratings)
Make the time to stir carefully during cooking to make this vegetarian Italian rice pot super creamy
55 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Easy risotto with bacon & peas

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(145 ratings)
Not for risotto purists - this simple recipe has just 5 ingredients and the stock is added all in one go
50 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Italian toasties

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(4 ratings)
This toastie is like homemade pizza, as you can mix and match the fillings to suit you and your mates
50 minutes
Easy

Italian meatloaf

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(71 ratings)
This great-value supper is delicious served with jacket potatoes, green beans and gravy
1 hour
Easy

Italian turkey toasties

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(3 ratings)
Mid week cooking doesn't have to be boring. This simple Italian toastie will satisfy everyone's taste buds
20 minutes
Easy

Salami & peppadew pizza

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(2 ratings)
A homemade pizza is the perfect midweek TV supper- this version has a mild chilli kick
30 minutes
Easy

Sweet potato & goat's cheese ravioli

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(4 ratings)
Fresh pasta is incredibly satisfying to make and far easier than you may think
1 hour and 35 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Rabbit cacciatore

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(7 ratings)
'Cacciatore' means hunter in Italian and, although we now think of it as a chicken dish, it is a particularly good way to cook rabbit
2 hours
Easy

Baked nectarines with almonds & Marsala

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(6 ratings)
Create a delicious Italian-style topping for peaches and nectarines for a simple summer dessert
1 hour
Easy
Vegetarian

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