Creamy risotto is total comfort food and this warming and hearty Butternut Squash Risotto is budget friendly and easy to adapt. Roasted chunks of butternut squash, creme fraiche and Parmesan all stirred in to rice for a delicious meal the whole family will love.
Italian food is a diverse cuisine with modern and traditional elements - we have a wide choice of Italian recipes to try. From Pasta to Gnocchi to amazing Pizzas, find the perfect Italian recipe to make even the wisest Italian grandmother envious!
A creamy pasta dish is total comfort food and this one couldn’t be easier. Just 5 ingredients go in to making this creamy leek sauce, which goes perfect on top of pasta, or even mashed potatoes. Creamy Leek Pasta is a great way to make use of the, in my opinion, underused leek, and something a little bit different for pasta night.
This Eggplant Parmesan is a classic comforting Italian dish makes great use of the wonderful purple vegetable. Gooey cheese on top of a delicious homemade tomato sauce with eggplant (aubergine) halves as the base. A great dish to boost your veggie intake, and fancy enough to wow guests too. No breading, no frying, just healthy comfort food!
This Bolognese Pasta Bake is a rich and delicious comfort food dish that is a great way to use leftovers. An easy dish to make to feed a hungry crowd, it also freezes well too, making it perfect for batch cooking.
This simple White Bean Pasta makes use of store cupboard staples like pasta, a can of beans and tomatoes for a budget friendly meal that is easy to adapt. A few dried herbs and a glug of balsamic vinegar bring this easy and comforting pasta dish to life.
Liven up chicken breasts with this Easy Italian Chicken. It features all your favourite Italian ingredients like tomatoes, olives, red wine and basil, all mixed together in a beautiful sauce that brings baked chicken breasts to life. A great dish to feed a crowd, for date night or a special occasion like Valentine’s Day.
This Meatball Pasta Bake is a rich and delicious comfort food dish that you can also pack out with vegetables. An easy dish to make to feed a hungry crowd, it also freezes well too, making it perfect for batch cooking. You can make your own meatballs, or use store bought to save you some…
Carbonara is classic Italian comfort food and this is our healthier twist on it. It still has the essential eggs and bacon (which we grilled instead of fried), however we used reduced fat creme fraiche instead of cream or butter and used reduced fat cheese to save some calories. It still has all the flavour, but this Healthy Carbonara is a little bit lighter and ready in under 20 minutes.