8 Delicious and Healthy Italian Foods Recipes ...


Italian Food Recipes are generally so rich and decadent that they're packed with fat and calories.

Still, it's hard to resist, especially since Italian is probably the most popular cuisine.

The good news is that there are tons of healthy Italian food recipes that really cut the calories, so you can enjoy all that scrumptious food without the guilt.

I've made each and every one of the dishes I'm about to show you, so I guarantee they're amazing.

Check out these delicious and healthy Italian food recipes, and pick which one's your new favorite!

1. Gnocchi with Zucchini and Brown Butter

Gnocchi with Zucchini and Brown Butter

Oh yum.

I adore gnocchi, I love zucchini, and I'm generally a fan of anything with butter in it!

I know that might make this seem like one of the more fattening Italian food recipes out there, but I assure you it's not.

You only use a little bit of butter, you see, and even with some mouthwatering ingredients, this is only 327 calories per serving!

2. Tomato-Basil Lasagna with Prosciutto

Tomato-Basil Lasagna with Prosciutto

Did you ever think you'd find a lasagna with only 272 calories a serving?

Well, now you have!

The key to making this so healthy is low fat and fat free cheeses.

Don't worry, that doesn't take away from the taste at all – especially thanks to the addition of prosciutto!


3. Tofu Parmigiana

Tofu Parmigiana

If you love parmigiana but hate the fat, then envision some Italian food recipes for the dish that use tofu, of all things!

And it's actually really, really good!

You still get all the breaded, pan fried goodness, but thanks to the use of tofu steaks, you're only getting 262 calories!

4. Garden Minestrone

Garden Minestrone

I absolutely adore minestrone, it's one of my favorite soups.

With ingredients like olive oil, Great Northern beans, corn, squash and zucchini, Asiago cheese, and ditalini, you might think this dish is fattening.2


Per serving, it's only 217 calories of sheer deliciousness!

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