3 Popular Italian Food Recipes: Simple Italian Recipes

Favorite Italian Food Recipes

Italian dish comes in some of the global cuisines that Indians are absolutely obsessed with. The Italian dishes often features of the dining tables of most of the Indian households. In fact, most of us often fall back on pizzas, risottos, pasta in order our delight our cravings for a delicious meal.
Basically, there is a wide range of varieties to select among Italian foods in veg or non-veg. When it comes to pasta, you can toss them in different sauces along with several veggies, herbs, and meats. And during the game nights or family get together, home-made pizzas are the most popular option for a good meal.
Today, I going to mention 3 most popular Italian food recipes that you can easily prepare at your home and enjoy the food with your family and friends!!!

Ossobuco:

Shin of veal with marrow bone in wine and tomato sauce. It can be served as the second item however is usually served with the risotto alla Milanese. So, if you are a real meat lover, then it is the real treat for you.

Ingredients:
– Sprig fresh rosemary – 1
– Sprig fresh thyme -1
– Whole cloves -2 
– Dry bay leaf -1
– Cheesecloth
– Whole veal shanks -3
– Vegetable oil- 1/2 cup
– Veggies- Tomato, carrot, onion
– Fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley-3
– Ground black pepper and sea salt

     Preparation:

Step 1: Initially, put the rosemary, bay, thyme, and cloves into the cheesecloth and protected with twine. It will be your bouquet garni.

Step 2: Before proceeding to the veal shanks, attempt to pat dry them in order to remove the excess moisture. Veal shanks become brown when they are dry. Afterward, secure the meat with kitchen twine and add some salt and ground pepper.

Step 3: Now, heat the vegetable oil unless smoking and add all the veal shanks. Cook them for a couple of minutes and remove from the pan in order to reserve.

Step 4: In the same pot, add some chopped carrot, celery, and onion. Put some salt to it to draw out the moisture and sauté unless they get soft and translucent. Now, put some tomato sauce and mix well. Thereafter, add the shanks, white wine chicken stock, bouquet garni. Reduce the heat and cook well. Add more chick stock if required. 

Step 5: Take out the cooked shanks to a serving plate and garnish with lemon zest and chopped parsley. That’s all!!! Enjoy the food as you want…..

Arancini:

This refers to an item that is stuffed with rice balls. The rice balls are coated with crunchy breadcrumbs. This can be perfect as the evening snack!!!

Ingredients:
– Low-sodium chicken broth- 3 cups
– Arborio rice- 1 cup
– Kosher salt
– Shredded mozzarella cheese- ½ cups
– Shredded fontina cheese- ½ CUPS
– Eggs- 2
– Breadcrumbs- 1and ½ cups
– Fresh parsley- 2 tablespoon
– Vegetable oil

     Preparation:

Step 1: Take the low-sodium chicken broth and add some salt to it. Now, boil it over medium-high heat. Cook the rice and decrease the heat and stir for at least 20 minutes. Once done, speed it on a dish and let it cool.

Step 2: Take pine nuts, fontina, mozzarella, and some chopped parsley into a bowl and mix them well. Beat the eggs and stir in the cooked rice, 2/3 cup breadcrumbs, and parmesan. Shape the mixture into balls.

Step 3: Now, put some breadcrumbs into a bowl. Use your finger to press each rice ball and insert some mozzarella mixture, pinch the rice around the filling to enclose. Roll the rice balls into the breadcrumbs and keep them in the refrigerator (at least for 2 hours for best results).

Step 4: Heat some vegetable oil and deep fry the rice balls unless they turn into brown. Place them into a paper towel to remove the excess oils.

Pasta Con le Sarde:

It is one of the most preferable Sicilian Italian dishes that you will love for sure!!!

Ingredients:
– Dry white wine- ½ cups
– Golden raisins- 1 and ½ ounces
– Extra virgin olive oil- 2 tablespoons
– Pinch saffron (optional)
– Ground fennel seed- ½ teaspoon
– Panko bread crumbs- 1 and ½ ounce
– Ground black pepper and kosher salt
– Oil-packed anchovy fillets- 4
– Whole sardines- 5
– Bucatini or spaghetti- 1 pound

     Preparation:

Step 1: Take a heatproof bowl and bring some wine in it. Heat the wine in the microwave. Now, add some raisins to it and keep it aside.

Step 2: In a skillet, take 2 tablespoons of olive oil and heat it unless shimmering. Afterward, add soma ground fennel and cook it for 30 seconds. Next, add some bread crumbs and wait unless the breadcrumbs are completely toasted. Transfer them into a bowl, and add some pepper and salt to it.

Step 3: Bring a pan and heat 3 tablespoons of oil unless shimmering. Add the diced bulb, onion, and stir it well unless the mixture is tender. It w9ill take almost 10 minutes. Now, add some anchovy and cook well unless it dissolves the old.

Step 4: Here, you need to add saffron, raisin, and wine. Cook them until they evaporated properly. Now, add the other ingredients including sardine and pine nuts. Meanwhile, boil the pasta and reserve at least 1 cup of boiled water. Now, transfer the pasta into a bowl and add the pasta boiled water into it. 

Step 5: Now, cook the mixture to medium-high flame unless the pasta is well coated into the sauce. Add some breadcrumbs and toss it’s once more. In case the pasta gets too dry, then you can dry some pasta with boiled water in it. Additionally, you can add some sauce and pine nuts for the garnishing purpose!!!

Enjoy your Italian cooking time and make all the dishes to surprise your family and friends!!! On the other hand, you can also try out all three Popular Italian Food at Prego Italian restaurant in Perth!

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