21 Recipes for Delicious Paleo Italian Food

Sure, Italian food is usually associated with pasta and cheese, but these 21 crazy-delicious recipes will prove to you that you can eat Italian food that’s satisfying, easy to prepare, and so tasty, you won’t even notice there’s no pasta involved.

This list includes bold soups, bright salads, seasonings to keep on hand to add zing to everything, and main dishes—all with the flavors of sunny Italy. Buon appetito!

Soups & Salads

Italian Vegetable Soup

 

10-Minute Pizza Soup

 

“Good Seasons” Italian Dressing

 

Creamy Italian Dressing

 

Herb Rice Salad

 

Image of Muffaletta SaladMuffaletta Salad

 

Italian Hoagie Salad

Seasonings & Sauces

Italian Sausage Seasoning

 

Paleo Pesto

Veggie Pasta

Chicken Pesto Meatballs in Marinara

 

Zucchini Pasta with Chicken & Pistachios

 

Zucchini Aglio et Olio

 

Pizza Noodles

 

Zucchini Noodles with Fresh Tomato-Basil Sauce

Mains

Greens with Potatoes & Sausage

 

Old School Italian Meat Sauce

 

Slow-Cooker Italian Pork Roast

 

Italian Sausage & Eggplant Strata

 

Italian Meatza Pie

 

Fretta

 

Slow Cooker “Osso Bucco” Stew

 

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Comments

  • Kathie Gray says:

    Wow, that’s a lot of Italian recipe goodness! And it’s always nice to see less “touristy” Italian recipes. I’m intrigued by the fretta, loved the one on spices and definitely have to make some pesto! I like to make pesto with wild herbs, ground elder is a favourite as it has a bit of a lemony zing which us much appreciated in this citrus free household.

  • Kim says:

    Leaving for Italy in a few days… this made my mouth water and pray that their food doesn’t hurt my belly!