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Recipes: Side Dishes | Contorni

DeLallo Side Dish Recipes

At the heart of any great meal is a thoughtful medley of complementary flavors. Complete your meal with savory sides of garlicky buttered vegetables, olive roasted potatoes, or simple salads to accent your main course.

DeLallo Italian Side Dish Recipes | Pesto Peas with Pancetta

Pesto Peas with Pancetta

Perk up your peas with the herbaceous flair of our Italian Simply Pesto™. An easy, flavorful side dish idea for a myriad of entrées.

DeLallo Salad Recipes | Zucchini Salad with Walnuts & Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Zucchini Salad with Walnuts & Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Skip the spaghetti for this "pasta" salad, and build your salad with thinly sliced zucchini and yellow squash. Add crunchy walnuts, juicy tomatoes, fresh fragrant basil and a sweet and savory dressing made with our Simply Pesto Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto.

DeLallo Italian Recipes | Whole-Wheat Penne with Kale & Toasted Breadcrumbs

Whole-Wheat Penne with Kale & Toasted Breadcrumbs

A whole-wheat pasta recipe with a toasty golden breadcrumb topping! Get your greens and whole-grain goodness in this flavorful dish. Take it to another level, a spicier one, with a generous spoonful of pepper flakes.

DeLallo Italian Pasta Recipes | Cheesy Cheddar Orzo with Leeks & Chard

Cheesy Cheddar Orzo with Leeks & Chard

Forget what you think you know about "macaroni and cheese"; this grown-up style, cheesy pasta recipe features Parmesan, sharp white Cheddar and mascarpone alongside fresh greens and hearty, whole-wheat orzo.

DeLallo Gluten-Free Pasta Recipes | Gluten-Free Portobello Orzo with Lemon-Mint

Gluten-Free Portobello Orzo with Lemon-Mint Cream Sauce

A comforting dinner for a cold and blustery evening, our DeLallo Gluten-Free Orzo recipe is loaded up with earthy mushrooms and robust garlic, then dressed in a lemony mint cream sauce. Warming with every bite!

DeLallo Easy Italian Recipes | Roasted Garlic & Hot Pepper Capellini Pasta with

Capellini with Roasted Garlic & Spinach

The smoky-sweet star of this easy weeknight recipe, roasted garlic is a perfect accent to red-hot chili peppers as a light sauce over DeLallo Organic Capellini. Sauteed with tender spinach in our Italian extra virgin olive oil, this pasta dish serves as a well-rounded side for meats, poultry or seafood—though hearty enough on its own to shine...

DeLallo Italian Recipes | Caprese Salad Stack

Caprese Salad Stack

Simply delicious! This salad combines creamy, fresh mozzarella stacked thick between layers of juicy heirloom tomatoes surrounded by yellow cherry tomatoes. Top it off with a generous drizzle of our Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil a sprinkle of fresh basil for an easy but elegant first course. We like to serve this light dish with our crispy...

DeLallo Gluten-Free Recipes: Fennel & Sausage Pasta Salad

Gluten-Free Fennel & Sausage Pasta Salad

Setting the stage for fall, this gluten-free pasta salad recipe is bursting with the bold seasonal flavors of fresh fennel and hearty sausage. Our Whole Grain Brown Rice Pasta is the perfect complement with its earthy, wholesome flavor.

DeLallo Gluten-Free Chili Mac 'n Cheese Casserole Recipe

Gluten-Free Chili Mac 'n Cheese Casserole

Treat your family to a delicious gluten-free, vegetarian casserole made with our newest DeLallo Gluten-Free Pasta from Italy. This comfort food classic combines hearty vegetable chili and cheesy homemade mac 'n cheese. (Also, vegetarian!)

Garden Greek Orzo Salad

Brimming with color and flavor, this savory orzo salad features our smoky, tart Calamata olives alongside some of your favorite fresh flavors. We top it off with a simple and sweet golden balsamic dressing to bring it all together.   *Make it gluten-free with our Gluten-Free Corn & Rice Orzo!