3 Italian Cuisine Recipes to Try this Weekend

Italian cuisine is one of the most popular food in the world and is most imitated by people no matter what their nationalities are. It has a rich variety of taste even with usually just two to four main ingredients.

Most people, when they’d hear the word Italian, would think pasta, pizza, cheese and special ingredients like herbs and spices (e.g. potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers, maize and sugar beet). But Italian cuisine still has a lot to offer. You may try out some recipes that can bring that flavorful experience and make you feel like you are dining at a real Italian restaurant!

We sailed the world of Internet to bring you these quick and easy Italian recipes you may try this weekend! To save you from being torn between a multitude of choices, we’ve picked three for you:

Reference: All recipes are from allrecipes.com.

Tender Italian Baked Chicken

Are you a fan of chicken dishes? Do try this recipe for baked chicken. The preparation and cooking are quick and easy, with a very satisfying result! Follow these instructions:

Tender Italian Baked ChickenPreparation: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Ready In: 30 minutes
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
2. In a bowl, mix the mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, and garlic powder. Place bread crumbs in a separate bowl. Dip chicken into the mayonnaise mixture, then into the bread crumbs to coat. Arrange coated chicken on a baking sheet.
3. Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until chicken juices run clear and coating is golden brown.

Easy Quiche

Quiche is an open pastry crust which is made up of ingredients like eggs, milk or cream, and usually goes together with cheese, meat and vegetables. It’s not that difficult to follow this recipe. Try cooking this and serve this either hot or cold!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes
Ready In: 1 hour
Easy Quiche2 cups milk
4 eggs
3/4 cup biscuit baking mix
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 (10 ounce) package chopped frozen broccoli, thawed and drained
1 cup cubed cooked ham
8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a 10-inch quiche dish.
2. In a large bowl, beat together milk, eggs, baking mix, butter and parmesan cheese. Batter will be lumpy. Stir in broccoli, ham and Cheddar cheese. Pour into prepared quiche dish.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes, until eggs are set and top is golden brown.

Easy Chicken Alfredo

Of course there should be pasta. Try this recipe for Alfredo-style pasta with a healthy vegetable touch. It’s easy to cook and won’t take that long!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Ready In: 25 minutes
Easy Chicken Alfredo1 pound uncooked linguine
2 boneless chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed
1 (4.5 ounce) can sliced mushrooms
1 (16 ounce) jar Alfredo-style pasta sauce
1 (10 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables
1/3 cup milk


1. In a large pot cook fettuccini or linguini pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well.
2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium-low heat add cubed cooked chicken, mushrooms, Alfredo sauce, frozen vegetables, and milk. Cook until heated through.
3. Serve warm Alfredo sauce over cooked fettuccini or linguini noodles.

Source: http://allrecipes.com/recipes/723/world-cuisine/european/italian/