Around the World in 30 Minutes: Sicily

Rachael Ray brings us the flavors of Sicily with these recipes inspired by her own ancestry!  Siciliy is an island off the toe of Italy and is known for its olives, olive oils, raisins, capers, eggplant, pistachios, artichokes and other delicious foods that are indigenous to the island.  Now you can bring Sicilian cooking into your kitchen, all in 30 minutes!

Green Caponata with Sweet Creamy Polenta

Substitute vegetable stock for the chicken stock in this recipe for a completely vegetarian meal! The slivered almonds on top add a flavorful crunch.

Sicilian Stick to Your Ribs Meal: Meatloaf Brasciole, Pasta and Broccolini

Talk about a delish meal!

Sicilian Roast Stuffed Eggplant

This recipe will provide you with a substantial vegetarian meal.

Sicilian Chicken Stew

This hearty dish incorporates all the flavors of Sicilian cooking in one delicious stew! Be sure to serve with some crusty bread for mopping!

Sicilian Meatballs

Silician Vegetable Chunk Salad

Cioppino: A Fine Kettle of Fish

From Rachael: “I am half Sicilian and so a large part of the family does “The Seven Fishes” on Christmas Eve. I do not have the patience to make seven dishes. I make this instead – it uses five varieties of seafood, all in one pot. Now that’s a happy holiday!”

Orange and Red Onion Salad

Inspired by Sicily, this salad is refreshing and sweet on a hot summer day. Navel oranges work best.

Arancini (Rice Balls)

Try this user-submitted recipe and Family Heirloom story.

Bruschetta with Fava Beans and Ricotta

This recipe was graciously sent to us from Rach’s buddy, Mario Batali

Roasted Lamb Meatballs with Red Sauce and Polenta

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