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La Dolce Vita: Savour 44 Glorious Italian Simmered Delights!

JUNE 30, 2023
SIMMERING
ITALIAN
La Dolce Vita: Savour 44 Glorious Italian Simmered Delights!
Bordered by the clear blue sea and blessed with a land abundantly fertile, it's no surprise that Italy is home to some of the world's most adored foods. And when it comes to the myriad ways of cooking these beloved ingredients, none may be as mollifying, as steeped in love and tradition, as simmering. We bring to you, 44 heartwarming, slow-cooked, Italian dishes that promise to take you on taste-filled journey through the heart of Italy. Dip into this treasure trove of rustic Italian simmered cuisine and unearth delightful recipes that have stood the test of time. Allow the orchestra of flavors to transport you to the quaint cobblestone streets of little Italian towns where dishes simmer for hours, filling the air with an aroma that is soul-stirringly nostalgic. We have hand-picked each recipe, selecting a broad range from sumptuous Osso Buco, sauce-laden pasta to beguiling seafood stews. Each dish, its preparation as rhythmic as a Fellini masterpiece, is sure to intoxicate your senses with the warmth of Italian hospitality. So, come aboard and embark on a delightful gastronomic tour, simmering with the mouth-watering goodness of each region of this food-lover's paradise. Are you ready to simmer and savor, Italian style?
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Smoky Sausage, Pepper and Rice Medley

This smoky sausage, pepper, and rice medley is an easy and flavorful one-pan dish, perfect for a satisfying weeknight meal. It's bursting with colors and delectable flavors, ready to impress your family and friends.
3
30 min
TOTAL TIME
377
CALORIES
$1.30
PER SERVING
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Smoky Sausage, Pepper and Rice Medley
Cooking For My Soul

Easy Creamy Lemon Chicken

This easy skillet creamy lemon chicken is a winner! Tender pan-seared chicken served with a creamy and tangy lemon garlic sauce. It's a quick 30 minute weeknight option!
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4,993
44
30 min
TOTAL TIME
561
CALORIES
$1.26
PER SERVING
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Easy Creamy Lemon Chicken
Crumbs and Caramel

Roasted Garlic Vegetable Stew with Red Lentils and Tomatoes

Easy to make, this hearty and nutritious roasted vegetable stew is a family favorite for chilly evenings. This vegan dinner is rich in flavor from roasting vegetables and garlic at a high heat which creates sweet undertones. Enjoy with a thick slice of your favorite bread dipped in olive oil and bal...
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50,146
81
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
279
CALORIES
$2.15
PER SERVING
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Roasted Garlic Vegetable Stew with Red Lentils and Tomatoes
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A Spicy Perspective

Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

An easy copycat Olive Garden minestrone soup recipe for that hearty, flavorful vegetarian soup you know and love. Serve with breadsticks and salad to get the full restaurant experience!
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446
20
40 min
TOTAL TIME
467
CALORIES
$0.99
PER SERVING
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 Olive Garden Minestrone Soup
The Girl on Bloor

One Pan Sausage Peppers and Onions

This Sausage, Peppers and Onions Skillet is an easy one-pan weeknight dinner made with turkey sausage, bell peppers, onions and pasta sauce.
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65
30 min
TOTAL TIME
225
CALORIES
$1.67
PER SERVING
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One Pan Sausage Peppers and Onions
Salt and Lavender

Sausage, Kale, and Gnocchi Soup

This gnocchi soup with sausage and kale is cozy and comforting! A simple and delicious warming winter soup that the whole family will love. 
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6,335
87
35 min
TOTAL TIME
893
CALORIES
$2.81
PER SERVING
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Sausage, Kale, and Gnocchi Soup
Vegan Huggs

One Pot Tomato Orzo Recipe

This easy One-Pot Basil and Tomato Orzo Recipe is perfect for busy weeknight meals. It's flavorful, satisfying, and it's ready in 30 minutes or less!
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147
30 min
TOTAL TIME
210
CALORIES
$1.61
PER SERVING
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One Pot Tomato Orzo Recipe
Half Baked Harvest

Instant Pot Pesto Zuppa Toscana.

This super simple Instant Pot Pesto Zuppa Toscana is the perfect cold-weather dinner...great for nights when I'm craving Italian, but want something warming too.
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46,543
831
30 min
TOTAL TIME
554
CALORIES
$2.81
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Pesto Zuppa Toscana.
Elavegan

Vegan Risotto With Broccoli

Creamy broccoli risotto with vegan cheese! This flavorful weeknight dinner is very simple and doesn't contain many ingredients. It's gluten-free, comforting, cheesy and ready in about 30 minutes!
15
15,404
60
30 min
TOTAL TIME
303
CALORIES
$1.63
PER SERVING
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Vegan Risotto With Broccoli
Minimalist Baker

Caramelized Shiitake Mushroom Risotto

Easy-to-make vegan risotto infused with sautéed shallot and caramelized shiitake mushrooms! Hearty, flavorful, and incredibly satisfying.
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11,274
608
30 min
TOTAL TIME
397
CALORIES
$5.42
PER SERVING
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Caramelized Shiitake Mushroom Risotto
Cookie Rookie

White Beans Recipe with Tomato and Garlic

This White Beans recipe is so simple, yet so delicious! Cannellini beans cooked with tomatoes, garlic, and chicken broth make for one tasty side dish. It's perfect for holidays or easy weeknight meals!
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7,847
131
20 min
TOTAL TIME
222
CALORIES
$1.03
PER SERVING
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White Beans Recipe with Tomato and Garlic
Foodess

Creamy Butternut Squash Fettucine Alfredo

Fettuccine in a creamy butternut squash Alfredo sauce. Comfort in a bowl.
1
26
40 min
TOTAL TIME
847
CALORIES
$4.70
PER SERVING
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Creamy Butternut Squash Fettucine Alfredo
Delish

Zoodle Alfredo With Bacon

Skip the spaghetti and try this zoodle Alfredo with bacon from Delish.com.
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6,181
1,471
20 min
TOTAL TIME
616
CALORIES
$2.52
PER SERVING
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Zoodle Alfredo With Bacon
The Protein Chef

Healthy Pizza Rice

If you love pizza like I do then you're gonna want to try this healthy, QUICK, and absolutely delicious Pizza Rice recipe that the whole family will love!
1
3
15 min
TOTAL TIME
700
CALORIES
$1.88
PER SERVING
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Healthy Pizza Rice
Cooklist AI

Creamy Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Enjoy a delicious and easy-to-make Creamy Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo with perfectly seasoned chicken, rich Alfredo sauce, and tender fettuccine pasta. This comforting meal is ready in no time and is sure to please your taste buds.
3
35 min
TOTAL TIME
961
CALORIES
$1.74
PER SERVING
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Creamy Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
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Cheesy Spinach Tortellini Skillet

A scrumptious and easy skillet dinner featuring cheesy spinach tortellini in a rich cream sauce, perfect for busy weeknights and sure to please the whole family.
5
30 min
TOTAL TIME
793
CALORIES
$3.58
PER SERVING
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Cheesy Spinach Tortellini Skillet
Lord Byron's Kitchen

Dressed Up Canned Beans in Tomato Sauce

With the help of some fresh veggies and a few spices and herbs, this recipe uses plain canned beans in tomato sauce and transforms it so that it is dressed up and brand new!
308
2
30 min
TOTAL TIME
109
CALORIES
$1.02
PER SERVING
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Dressed Up Canned Beans in Tomato Sauce
Go Usto

Creamy Sausage, Kale & Lemon Tortiglioni

For this speedy pasta dish, you'll crisp up sausage meat by frying until golden and then stir in garlic, soft cheese, lemon and chilli before mixing with piping hot tortiglioni. Filled with iron-rich shredded kale and topped with salty Italian hard cheese, this is simple, satisfying comfort food at ...
27
20 min
TOTAL TIME
1171
CALORIES
$3.12
PER SERVING
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Creamy Sausage, Kale & Lemon Tortiglioni
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Velvety Tomato Tortellini Soup

A luxurious, velvety tomato soup with cheese-filled tortellini that brings the cozy warmth of an Italian kitchen to your table. Topped with a sprinkle of grated parmesan, it's perfect for a comforting lunch or dinner.
2
20 min
TOTAL TIME
564
CALORIES
$1.90
PER SERVING
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Velvety Tomato Tortellini Soup
Cooklist AI

Tuscan Cauliflower and Kale Soup

Warm up on a chilly day with this comforting and wholesome Tuscan Cauliflower and Kale Soup. Rich in flavor and satisfying, this soup is perfect for those seeking a dairy-free and healthy option.
5
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
444
CALORIES
$1.78
PER SERVING
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Tuscan Cauliflower and Kale Soup
Rabbit and Wolves

Vegan Creamy Polenta and Red Wine Mushrooms

Super creamy polenta, topped with mushrooms cooked in red wine and garlic. 
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40 min
TOTAL TIME
290
CALORIES
$2.09
PER SERVING
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Vegan Creamy Polenta and Red Wine Mushrooms
Giadzy

Creamy Sweet Corn With Pancetta

When it’s in season, the sweet flavor of fresh white corn is especially nice in this creamy sweet corn with pancetta.
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5,466
158
25 min
TOTAL TIME
714
CALORIES
$6.53
PER SERVING
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Creamy Sweet Corn With Pancetta
Dinner Then Dessert

Italian Meatball Soup

Italian Meatball Soup is a hearty weeknight soup made with cannellinni beans, parmesan cheese, diced tomatoes and oregano.
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10,863
72
25 min
TOTAL TIME
238
CALORIES
$1.36
PER SERVING
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Italian Meatball Soup
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Creamy Decadent Carbonara

Indulge in this sumptuous carbonara, featuring a silky sauce made from egg yolks, heavy cream, and parmesan cheese tossed with spaghetti, bacon, shallots, garlic, and a touch of freshly cracked black pepper. It's an easy and elegant dinner perfect for impressing your family and friends.
2
15 min
TOTAL TIME
697
CALORIES
$1.48
PER SERVING
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Creamy Decadent Carbonara
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Jamie Oliver’s Easy Sausage Carbonara

This delicious Jamie Oliver recipe for Sausage Carbonara is a great weeknight dinner option. Perfectly cooked pasta combined with Italian sausages, smoky bacon, and Parmesan cheese creates a creamy carbonara sauce that will satisfy your taste buds. Ready in under 30 minutes, this dish is sure to bec...
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93
30 min
TOTAL TIME
486
CALORIES
$1.66
PER SERVING
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Jamie Oliver’s Easy Sausage Carbonara
Coco and Ash

One Pot Sausage Peppers with Rice

This one-pot wonder is the perfect weeknight meal! With delicious Italian sausage and bell peppers served over a bed of fluffy rice, it's sure to please the whole family.
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34,881
137
40 min
TOTAL TIME
624
CALORIES
$1.49
PER SERVING
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One Pot Sausage Peppers with Rice
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Creamy Italian Quinoa Soup

This Creamy Italian Quinoa Soup is not only amazingly delicious, but it’s also packed with protein, fiber and essential vitamins and antioxidants. 
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345
40 min
TOTAL TIME
492
CALORIES
$3.16
PER SERVING
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Creamy Italian Quinoa Soup