After a long work week, it's very common for families to order food for delivery. Many families choose to order pizza which is considered Italian. After all, Italian cuisine is the most loved cuisine in the world. But there is much more to Italian cuisine than a pizza. To shine a light on how diverse Italian cuisine can be, we have rounded up 15 of our best Italian dinner meal prep ideas that aren't pizza and are way better. Add a few of these recipes to your meal prep for this week!
The perfect meal to come home to after a long day. Juicy italian sausage cooked in a creamy delicious sauce with bursts of fire roasted tomatoes and basil.
(Carbohydrates: 44g, Protein: 22g, Fat: 32g)
Nothing beats cold cut meats, provolone cheese with a signature italian twist perfectly situated in between lightly toasted fresh bread. That may be the case, but let's just say this is the hot jacked cousin of the Italian sub family. Just as fun but more wild.
(Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 30g, Fat: 40g)
To make life easier here is a way to make delicious meatballs in a jiffy. Have some pasta boiling and canned sauce on the warmer and you've got yourself a fast Italian dinner!
(Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 12g, Fat: 3g)
Tender chicken breast coated in crispy breadcrumbs topped with a yummy red sauce and melted mozzarella. Yes please!
(Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 32g, Fat: 18g)
Classic risotto just got better! Adding butternut squash gives a subtle sweetness that makes a major difference.
(Carbohydrates: 55g, Protein: 13g, Fat: 20g)
This savory and tangy recipe is straightforward, simple, and delicious. It'll definitely become a meal prep favorite!
(Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 48g, Fat: 27g)
Homemade lasagna is a symbol of love. Make this delicious beef lasagna for your loved ones and it'll bring happiness to your dinner.
(Carbohydrates: 58g, Protein: 48g, Fat: 26g)
Put cheese in the center of anything and it'll be a hit! With that being said, you must try this gooey and savory meatball recipe.
(Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 49g, Fat: 25g)
Although this caprese chicken is simple, you'll be impressed by how delightful it is. You’ll impress yourself and others!
(Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 41g, Fat: 13g)
Pastas make great meal prep leftovers. You can enjoy a warm bowl of pasta mixed with peas, zucchini, and carrots more than once; as you should.
(Carbohydrates: 53g, Protein: 24g, Fat: 27g)
For those cold winters when the warmth of a soup is necessary, this well crafted recipe will be your savior.
(Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 10g, Fat: 7g)
A great pasta salad can easily change up your weekly meal routine and break a boring cycle.
(Carbohydrates: 49g, Protein: 33g, Fat: 34g)
Want Italian but you're vegan? There are many Italian options that could be made vegan like this rich creamy mushroom tetrazzini.
(Carbohydrates: 58g, Protein: 24g, Fat: 30g)
Zuppa Pomodoro is flavorful and filling. Great for hungry families.
(Carbohydrates: 67g, Protein: 20g, Fat: 7g)
Pesto Chicken makes for an amazing meal prep recipe for those who want more protein in their diet but don't want to sacrifice flavor.
(Carbohydrates: 14g, Protein: 33g, Fat: 23g)