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Top 9 Italian Cuisine Dishes You Must Cook

Top 9 Italian Cuisine Dishes You Must Cook

” Italian food really reflects the people. It reflects like a prism that fragments into regions.”

Lidia Bastianich

Hands down, Italian cuisine is one of the largely-appreciated, followed cuisines of the world. From Pizzas to Pasta to Raviolis many Italian dishes changed our perspective on food. The intense whiff of olives, jalapenos, zucchinis tossing, and turning lively in the saucepans, a thick layer of mayonnaise over them is one of the vivid scenes you would never forget. Admit it, at least once you must have wolfed down a plate of Pasta or soulfully devoured a slice of a heavy-cheese Pizza slice in your life. This profound effect of Italian Cuisine on our daily lives is very overwhelming. So, what are you waiting for? Don your chef’s hat and storm into the pantry. Let’s make some Italian recipes!

Here are the 10 Italian foods you must cook right away to amuse and pamper your tastebuds.

1. Spaghetti & Meatballs

Spaghetti & Meatballs

Are you wondering what to cook for a breezy, casual night? Well, fret not we got you covered? Juicy garlic meatballs bouncing in the homemade spaghetti sauce with its luring aroma will never cease to amaze its audience. Though this Italian recipe takes an hour for preparation, it is very easy to prepare and it is very delicious as well. Brew this impeccable recipe on a Saturday night and you will bring a big, wide, and cheesy smile on your family members’ lips. Let us know some amazing details about this delicacy.

Recipe Preparation

  • Grab a large pot and boil some amount of water and sprinkle salt into it. Then, cook the store-bought spaghetti in the pot and drain the remaining water.
  • Take a medium-large sized cooking bowl and mix the beef with ingredients bread crumbs, Parmesan, egg, garlic, parsley, salt, and red pepper flakes. Once the ingredients are blended well, divide the mixture equally into the desired number of parts, and form balls.
  • Sprinkle some oil over a large-sized cooking pot and heat the oil by maintaining the flame at low. Now, add the meatballs and cook by tossing and turning them occasionally until they obtain brown color on sides. Transfer the contents onto a plate.
  • Toss the chopped onions into the same cooking pot and saute until they lose the crisp and become soft. Now, add mashed tomatoes and bay leaf and saute them till blended. Sprinkle salt and pepper and sim the cooker for a while. Bring the meatballs back to the pot and mix them with the onion-tomato mixture and cover the pot for 10 minutes.
  • Serve this hot and happening dish with some sprinkled Parmesan on top.

Pro Tip: Always prefer homemade sauce to the store-bought sauce as the meatballs blend well with the homemade one. Don’t dilute the sauce by adding a lot of water. Keep it thick and soft at the same time.

Click here to know the full recipe of Spaghetti & Meatballs.

2. Air Fryer Pizza

Decorated Pizza

Making a pizza in your kitchen is a blessing in disguise. Despite preparing many challenging dishes at home, we often fail at making a perfect pizza. Let’s tweak things a bit here, replace the oven with air fryers and there is no looking back. Exciting, isn’t it? This Italian recipe goes well with air fryers as it excels in cooking an ideal crust for any type of pizza. It will resemble the pizzas you munch at a local joint, fluffy in the center, and crispy on the sides. Sounds a lot better without the oven in the picture, right? Let’s dive in and know the full recipe.

Recipe Preparation

  • On a clean surface, flatten a ball of the dough physically into a medium-sized circle or a size smaller than the air fryer basket. Repeat the same with the other balls as well. Brush the flatten dough with olive oil and place the brushed side into the air fryer.
  • Grab a medium-sized bowl and transfer the ingredients like sliced tomatoes, garlic, onions, olives oregano, and jalapenos into it. Toss and turn the mixture carefully not to break the tomatoes and the jalapenos.
  • Now spoon the mixture onto the center of the flattened dough. Then, spread it evenly by leaving a half-inch crust for some crunchiness.
  • Now shred some amount of mozzarella cheese on them and air fry the contents at 400 degrees for 12 minutes until the crust turns golden brown.
  • Remove the air fried pizzas from the fryer and garnish them with oregano, basil leaves, and pepper.
  • Voila! your pizza is ready to devour.

Pro Tip: Always make the pizza in the basket of the air fryer. It is difficult to transfer the already made pizza into the air fryer. Prefer using tongs to take out the pizza from the air fryer. This way, all the vegetable toppings will stay in place.

Click here to know the full recipe of Air Fryer Pizza.

3. Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

Decorated Zucchini

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