Italian recipes

Low Calorie Cappuccino recipe – 60 calories

Low Calorie Cappuccino recipe – 60 calories

Cappuccino machines are relatively expensive, a good espresso cappuccino maker to display on your own kitchen counter will cost you a few hundred bucks. But using this recipe you can make cappuccino (which is basically […]

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Arancini Italian Rice Balls recipe – 107 calories

Arancini Italian Rice Balls recipe – 107 calories

Arancini or arancine are traditional Sicilian fried rice balls coated with breadcrumbs and usually filled with ragù (meat sauce), tomato sauce, mozzarella, and/or peas. The main type of arancina sold in Sicilian cafes are arancini […]

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Tomato Florentine Soup recipe – 73 calories

Tomato Florentine Soup recipe – 73 calories

A super easy to prepare, yet delicious recipe. This tomato soup is perfect for beginner cooks and has a great flavor. Tomato Florentine Soup recipe – 73 calories Ingredients: 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced […]

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Homemade Pesto Sauce recipe – 195 calories

Homemade Pesto Sauce recipe – 195 calories

Pesto is a traditional Italian sauce based on basil and pinenuts, and is usually crammed with olive oil. This version is lightened up by swapping vegetable broth or chicken broth for some of the oil. […]

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Italian Turkey Meatballs recipe – 166 calories

Italian Turkey Meatballs recipe – 166 calories

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Posted: October 21, 2008

Italian Turkey Meatballs recipe – 166 calories Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground turkey 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup parsley, chopped 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Light Tiramisu recipe – 151 calories

Light Tiramisu recipe – 151 calories

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Posted: October 18, 2008

Light Tiramisu recipe – 151 calories Ingredients: 8 inches angel food cake 1 (8 ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese 3 tablespoons coffee liqueur 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 (8 ounce) container frozen light whipped […]

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Fresh Tomato Sauce recipe – 71 calories

Fresh Tomato Sauce recipe – 71 calories

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Posted: July 20, 2008

Fresh Tomato Sauce recipe – 71 calories Ingredients: 3 lbs fresh plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1/3 cup minced fresh onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 bay leaf 2 […]

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Light Ricotta Cheesecake recipe – 196 calories

Light Ricotta Cheesecake recipe – 196 calories

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Posted: June 16, 2008

Light Ricotta Cheesecake recipe – 196 calories Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, slightly beaten 1/4-1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 4 eggs, separated 1 […]

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Endive, Radicchio and Arugula Salad recipe – 143 calories

Endive, Radicchio and Arugula Salad recipe – 143 calories

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Posted: June 8, 2008

Endive, Radicchio and Arugula Salad recipe – 143 calories Ingredients: 2 spears endives, washed, dried, and coarsely chopped 1/3 lb baby arugula, washed, dried, and thinly chopped 1 small radicchio, washed, dried, and coarsely chopped […]

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Mozzarella Bites recipe – 90 calories

Mozzarella Bites recipe – 90 calories

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Posted: June 8, 2008

Mozzarella Bites recipe – 90 calories Ingredients: 6 ounces buffalo mozzarella 24 small cherry tomatoes 24 basil leaves 24 (5 inch) bamboo skewers For the vinaigrette 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic […]

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Italian Mini Meatballs recipe – 195 calories

Italian Mini Meatballs recipe – 195 calories

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Posted: May 6, 2008

Italian Mini Meatballs recipe – 195 calories Ingredients: 1/2 lb ground beef 1/2 lb bulk Italian sausage 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon […]

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Zucchini Frittata recipe – 167 calories

Zucchini Frittata recipe – 167 calories

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Posted: April 23, 2008

Zucchini Frittata recipe – 167 calories Ingredients: 6 large eggs 8 cups shredded unpeeled zucchini (about three pounds) 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 1 teaspoon butter 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoons finely chopped […]

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Banana Pecan Biscotti recipe – 71 calories

Banana Pecan Biscotti recipe – 71 calories

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Posted: April 3, 2008

Banana Pecan Biscotti recipe – 71 calories Ingredients: 1 banana, mashed 1/3 cup pecans, chopped 1 large egg 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 […]

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Sweet Tomato Pizza Sauce recipe – 68 calories

Sweet Tomato Pizza Sauce recipe – 68 calories

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Posted: March 14, 2008

Sweet Tomato Pizza Sauce recipe – 68 calories Ingredients: 1 (28ounce) can tomato puree 3 cloves fresh minced garlic 1/2 tablespoon minced carrots 1 teaspoon dried onions, minced or chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 […]

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Creamy Bruschetta recipe – 177 calories

Creamy Bruschetta recipe – 177 calories

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Posted: February 29, 2008

Creamy Bruschetta recipe – 177 calories Ingredients: 1 bread baguette 2 tomatoes, diced 1 cup mozzarella cheese (grated) 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 minced garlic clove 1/4 teaspoon basil 1 teaspoon oregano […]

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