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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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

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.

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Avocado Open-Faced Sandwiches

These colorful creations make an ideal after-school snack or post-workout meal. They're loaded with juicy tomatoes, tangy ricotta and creamy avocado for the perfect bite.

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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 Brunch Frittata

When you want brunch, you want it now. That's why this 30-minute frittata is such a crowd-pleaser. Plus, as long as you've got the basics, you can add whatever veggies your family likes.

Get the Recipe: Valerie's Brunch Frittata

Affogato

What's better than dessert? Dessert that doubles as your post-dinner coffee. This ice cream and espresso mixture satisfies your sweet tooth and goes great alongside a piece of crunchy walnut biscotti.

Get the Recipe: Affogato

Kale Chips, Three Ways

Try these kale chips in place of potato chips at your next party. Valerie offers up three different versions, so you can pair them with whatever food or cocktails you're having. 

Get the Recipe: Kale Chips, Three Ways

Lynn's "Sick" Brownies Bites

Everything is better when it's bite-size, and these brownies are no exception. With just a few pantry ingredients, you can whip up a great dessert option when you're crunched for time.

Get the Recipe: Lynn's "Sick" Brownies Bites

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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BBQ Chicken Kebabs with Tequila Lime Cilantro

With tangy marinated chicken, hearty zucchini and sweet peppers, these kebabs are sure to liven up any cookout (or meal in!).

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Cherry Coconut Scuffins

Scones and muffins come together with coconut and dried cherries for a semisweet treat that's great for lunchboxes or breakfast on the go.

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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

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

The combination of sweet whipped cream along with tangy blueberries and lemon cheesecake looks gorgeous and is a simple way to have dessert on the table in a flash.

Get the Recipe: Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

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

Cream Cheese Crab Spread with Homemade Crostini

Crunched for time and need an appetizer? Valerie's got you covered with this decadent creamy crab dip served with a spicy horseradish sauce, which you can prep in 15 minutes and keep in the fridge to chill.

Get the Recipe: Cream Cheese Crab Spread with Homemade Crostini

Tomato Bruschetta Valerie Style

Valerie elevates classic bruschetta with the addition of briny Kalamata olives for a quick and easy appetizer that you can make in just 25 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Tomato Bruschetta Valerie Style

Creme de Menthe Sundae with Homemade Chocolate Sauce

With creamy vanilla ice cream, minty creme de menthe and luxurious chocolate sauce, this dessert is sure to be an instant favorite after dinner.

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Valerie's Homemade Pizza

Whip up this easy crust and set out a bunch of different pizza toppings so diners can create their own personal pizzas. Valerie recommends grilling the crust to add a bit of smoke flavor.

Get the Recipe: Valerie's Homemade Pizza

Watermelon and Mint Spritz for Kids

For a refreshing treat that both you and the kids will enjoy, try this sparkling watermelon concoction sweetened with simple syrup and topped with watermelon-mint skewers.

Get the Recipe: Watermelon and Mint Spritz for Kids

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

Berries with Limoncello and Basil

Try this creative take on fruit salad by combining berries with sweet and sour limoncello and a bit of basil.

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Roasted Beets with Herbs

Simple and elegant, Valerie's roasted beets require only a dose of olive oil, salt, parsley and tarragon. Just toss, roast and serve.

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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

Apricot Clafouti

Give this classic French dessert a fresh twist by substituting black cherries for apricots and topping it with a Lemon-Vanilla Whipped Cream. 

Get the Recipe: Apricot Clafouti

Valerie's Very Best Gumbo

Valerie's gumbo is a little bit of everything, combining vegetables, sausage, chicken, rice and a variety of different spices and seasonings. 

Get the Recipe: Valerie's Very Best Gumbo

Helen's Black Pepper Walnut Biscotti

A zesty take on the classic Italian cookies, these biscotti combines chopped walnuts, orange zest and black pepper for a savory twist. 

Get the Recipe: Helen's Black Pepper Walnut Biscotti

Italian Tuna Salad

Perfect for parties, this recipe gives the classic tuna salad an Italian twist with the addition of capers and olives. 

Get the Recipe: Italian Tuna Salad

Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms with Chile-Lemon Salt

Asparagus and mushrooms are roasted in oil until tender and topped with a sprinkling of ground chilis, lemon zest and salt. 

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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

Blueberry Tart

This simple and delicious dessert gets an extra kick of spice from cinnamon and nutmeg and is topped with a dusting of sugar. 

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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. 

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Rosemary and Pepper Crackers

An easy addition to any appetizer plate, these cheesy and peppery crackers are ready in less than 30 minutes. 

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Valerie's homemade hummus is the perfect dip for any party, and it's ready in just 15 minutes. 

Get the Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Sweet and Salty Pepitas

Baked pumpkin seeds are coated in sugar, cinnamon and ginger making them the perfect sweet-and-salty snack. 

Get the Recipe: Sweet and Salty Pepitas

Pasta with Bacon and Tomatoes

Valerie enhances an average pasta dish by adding pieces of thick-cut bacon and serving it in a white wine and red pepper sauce. 

Get the Recipe: Pasta with Bacon and Tomatoes

Peppered Beef Tenderloin

Covered in a peppercorn, Dijon mustard and butter rub, this beef tenderloin is oven-roasted and served with a Savory Horseradish Panna Cotta

Get the Recipe: Peppered Beef Tenderloin

Baked Branzino with Citrus Gremolata

This branzino is baked in a mixture of olive oil, salt, and pepper, and is topped with a gremolata and slices of lemons and oranges. 

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