Valerie Bertinelli's Top Recipes

We've gathered all of Valerie Bertinelli's top recipes together to make it easy for you to browse and pick your favorites.

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Chicken Cutlets with Spicy Arugula

A favorite recipe of Valerie's husband, Tom, these chicken cutlets are ideal for a quick weeknight meal.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Cutlets with Spicy Arugula

Spicy Arrabiata Penne

This no-fuss dinner is made from simple ingredients you probably already have in your fridge and pantry, including olive oil, crushed tomatoes, Parmigiano-Reggiano and basil, and it's ready in just 20 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Arrabiata Penne

Cuban Sandwich with Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

First rubbed with an herb mixture, the boneless pork shoulder is cooked low and slow in an orange and lime juice, creating a tender meat perfect for a sandwich.

Get the Recipe: Cuban Sandwich with Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

Blueberry Cake with Lemon-Mascarpone Cream

Lemon juice and zest add zing to this simple blueberry cake in the batter and the cream.

Blueberry Cake with Lemon-Mascarpone Cream

Chicken Salad with Apples and Grapes

Curry powder adds a layer of bold flavor to these light chicken salad lettuce wraps.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Salad with Apples and Grapes

Quiche Valerie

Perfect for a party or family get-together, Valerie's quiche is filled with mushrooms, hearty veggies (like broccoli and asparagus) and three types of cheese to maximize flavor.

Get the Recipe: Quiche Valerie

Marinated Cucumber Salad 

Dress up cucumbers with soy sauce and unseasoned rice vinegar for a savory Asian-inspired dish. 

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Kale and Artichoke Chicken Casserole

This cozy casserole is just the thing to have for family dinner. Blanching the kale and sauteing the chicken in advance speeds up the baking time.

Get the Recipe: Kale and Artichoke Chicken Casserole

Beef Bourguignon

The meat in this traditional French stew is simmered in a red wine sauce for over an hour and flavored with bacon, garlic, mushrooms and onions. 

Beef Bourguignon

Kale and Quinoa Salad

Having trouble getting the family to eat more kale? Try out this light salad made with cherry tomatoes, toasted pine nuts and tangy goat cheese. They'll forget all about the kale after the first bite.

Get the Recipe: Kale and Quinoa Salad

Valerie's Very Best Gumbo

Based on the Louisiana classic, this gumbo recipe combines shredded chicken and two kinds of sausage with okra, bell peppers, celery, garlic and a bit of cayenne for some extra spice. 

Get the Recipe: Valerie's Very Best Gumbo

Butterscotch Love Cake

Part butterscotch yellow cake, part mascarpone-ricotta filling and part creamy butterscotch-mascarpone frosting, it’s no wonder this rich layered dessert is called a “love” cake.

Get the Recipe: Butterscotch Love Cake

Italian Tuna Salad

You'll forget all about classic tuna salad after you've had this take featuring capers, cherry peppers and olives that was made especially for Valerie's friend Betty White.

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Neapolitan Holiday Cookies

These layered almond cookies topped with chocolate make a beautiful dessert that will impress any guest.

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Chicken with Prunes and Olives

Crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, this chicken is marinated overnight and cooked in a mixture of its marinade, white wine and brown sugar. 

Get the Recipe: Chicken with Prunes and Olives

Arugula Salad with Pickled Red Onions and Champagne Vinaigrette

Pickled red onions add an extra punch to this peppery arugula salad. And the Champagne vinaigrette adds a bright note.

Get the Recipe: Arugula Salad with Pickled Red Onions and Champagne Vinaigrette

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

For a different take on pizza dough, try Valerie's cauliflower crust, which she tops with mozzarella, marinara and fresh basil.

 

Get the Recipe: Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Pasta e Fagioli

This classic Italian soup is a one-pot wonder, as the pasta, beans and veggies cook together to create a thick and brothy consistency.

Get the Recipe: Pasta e Fagioli

English and Italian Finger Sandwiches

These finger sandwiches are perfect for tea time or an afternoon snack for the kids.

Get the Recipe: English and Italian Finger Sandwiches

Farro, Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

This whole grain salad is studded with roasted beets, pistachios and creamy goat cheese. To wilt the beet greens, toss with the farro while its still hot.

Farro, Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

Italian Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches with Giardiniera Aioli

Perfect for game day, boneless chuck roast is cooked low and slow for eight hours in a blend of Italian seasonings and served on a roll with a spread of a garlic-and-Dijon-based aioli. 

Get the Recipe: Italian Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches with Giardiniera Aioli

Mom's Spaghetti and Meatballs

A classic Italian dish, Valerie's spaghetti is served in a tomato-and-white wine sauce and topped with pork and ground beef meatballs. 

Get the Recipe: Mom's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Upgrade your next batch of cookies with sweet caramel bits and a touch of sea salt. 

Get the Recipe: Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sauteed Spinach and Mushrooms

This simple side dish takes just minutes to make. A drizzling of balsamic vinegar before serving adds a sweet flavor.

Sauteed Spinach and Mushrooms

Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Romesco Sauce

Romesco is made with almonds, garlic, smoked paprika, roasted red peppers, olive oil and sherry vinegar. It's the perfect accompaniment to grilled shrimp.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Romesco Sauce

Baked Salmon with Honey Mustard Sauce

You can have these flavor-packed salmon fillets on the table in less than 30 minutes, including prep. Plus, they require only six ingredients, including honey and mayo, making dinner easier than ever.

Get the Recipe: Baked Salmon with Honey Mustard Sauce

Tom's Green Beans with Shallots

Valerie makes this side dish for her husband. It's as simple as steaming green beans and tossing in a Dijon vinaigrette. 

Get the Recipe: Tom's Green Beans with Shallots

Steak Towers

Make these stacks of cucumber, steak, tomato and cream cheese for a perfect grab-and-go bite for your next party. 

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Manicotti with Italian Sausage

Valerie uses hot and sweet Italian sausages to fill these manicotti. Make sure to partially boil the noodles so they hold their shape once out of the oven.

Get the Recipe: Manicotti with Italian Sausage

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

It's much easier to roast cauliflower cut into "steaks" than florets. Garnish with toasted pine nuts and raisins for added texture .

Get the Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

Rumaki Teriyaki

Valerie creates this unique Japanese-inspired canape by coating chicken livers and water chestnuts in teriyaki sauce and wrapping in bacon before broiling. 

Get the Recipe: Rumaki Teriyaki

Crazy-Easy Quick Bread

Homemade bread is sure to impress alongside any meal, and Valerie's quick bread is the easiest way to get it on the table with no stress; all you need on hand are a few pantry items, plus beer, Parmesan and rosemary.

Get the Recipe: Crazy Easy Quickbread

Italian Spritz

Valerie makes the classic Italian cocktail with Prosecco, Aperol and sparkling water, then garnishes it with slices of citrus fruit. 

Get the Recipe: Italian Spritz

Grilled Corn and Bean Salad

Combine corn, beans and fresh veggies for this colorful salad. Pack the flavor in with Valerie's spicy and tangy dressing featuring lime juice and hot sauce.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Corn and Bean Salad

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

This classic Greek chicken soup is thickened with eggs and flavored with lemon juice. A touch of dill adds a nice herbal note.

Get the Recipe: Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Southwestern Egg Rolls with Salsa Dipping Sauce

Add a Tex-Mex spin to a classic Asian-food appetizer by filling egg rolls with cheese, corn, beans and chiles and serving with fresh homemade salsa.

Get the Recipe: Southwestern Egg Rolls with Salsa Dipping Sauce

Grilled Romaine with Balsamic Dressing

Change up your salad routine by grilling some romaine (indoors or outdoors) and topping with creamy homemade Caesar dressing.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Romaine with Balsamic Dressing

Lasagna alla Besciamella

A traditional lasagna recipe gets a creamy twist with the addition of a bechamel sauce layered with a meaty ragu and mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. 

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Spicy Coconut Shrimp

This shrimp curry comes together in just 30 minutes. Coconut milk adds a silken creaminess.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Coconut Shrimp

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls

These cinnamon rolls are the best thing to wake up to on Christmas morning, or any morning for that matter.

Get the Recipe: Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

When you need a little comfort, enjoy a big bowl of this slow-cooker stew. It includes red beans, andouille sausage and ham.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Crab-Boil Sliders with Homemade Coleslaw

Ditch the mess of a crab boil without ditching the flavor. Crab meat, andouille sausage and panko breadcrumbs make up the base of this crab cake, which is topped with homemade coleslaw and served on a brioche bun. 

Get the Recipe: Crab-Boil Sliders with Homemade Coleslaw

Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushroom caps are filled with a stuffing of spinach, garlic,and tomatoes, and topped with a sprinkling of panko breadcrumbs and pecorino cheese for an elegant, bite-sized hors d'oeuvre. 

Get the Recipe: Stuffed Mushrooms

Lamb Shepherd's Pie

This savory pie is a mixture of ground lamb, herbs and chopped vegetables, with a hefty helping of mashed potatoes baked on top to seal in the flavors. 

Get the Recipe: Lamb Shepherd's Pie

Pull-Apart Garlic Bread with Asiago Cheese

Use your favorite loaf of bread to make this recipe. All you need are butter, olive oil, garlic, parsley and cheese.

Pull-Apart Garlic Bread with Asiago Cheese