Shilpa Shetty treated herself to these Italian classics over the weekend

Shilpa Shetty is one of Bollywood’s most beloved celebrities. Known for her stunning physique, Shilpa sticks to a nutritious diet. It’s no surprise that her strict fitness regime and a healthy lifestyle, which includes healthy eating habits, go hand in hand. However, having said that, her fans know that Shilpa is also a big foodie. With a penchant for all things delicious, she takes the time to indulge during the weekends. For example, on Saturday, Shilpa treated herself to mouth-watering Italian delicacies. Can you guess? She savored everyone’s favorite pizza and what looks like lip-smacking white truffle pasta. The actress shared some videos from a Mumbai restaurant on Instagram Stories, showcasing her foodie side.

The first video features a healthy wood-oven pizza topped with delicious toppings, lots of cheese, and micro-veggies. In the following clip, you can see delicious pasta being prepared. The chef can be spotted preparing the delicious treat with a sumptuous sauce and spaghetti kept on the table. Shilpa added, “Pasta lover.” Take a look at the stories here.

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If Shilpa Shetty’s food journals have made you crave Italian food, here are some dishes that can turn your Sunday into a delicious affair. We have listed five popular Italian recipes that can be prepared at home.

1) Margarita Pizza

Like Shilpa Shetty, you can also dive into gourmet pizza this weekend. If you can’t get out, just make this tasty Margherita Pizza with a few ingredients readily available at home. Known for its healthy main ingredients such as red tomato sauce, white mozzarella, and fresh green basil, this pizza is simple, basic, and utterly delicious. Recipe here.

2) Spaghetti Alio Olio Paperoncino

If pasta is your go-to choice whenever you’re hungry, this quick and easy recipe will come to your rescue. For this, simply boil spaghetti with a little salt. Brown the garlic in extra virgin olive oil, add the chilli flakes and quickly add the spaghetti. Just toss once or twice and you’re good to go. Find the recipe here.

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Spaghetti can only be prepared with olive oil and garlic. Photo: iStock

3) Bruschetta

There are also amazing appetizers. If that’s not the meal, you can also gorge yourself on tasty bruschetta as a starter. Simply take slices of bread and top them with different types of fillings. And, an evergreen tomato-basil and mushroom-garlic always works. Click here for the recipe.

4) Lasagna

Here we bring you another great Italian treat – Lasagna. Originating in Italy in the city of Naples in the Middle Ages, this dish basically consists of thin layers of stacked pasta that alternate with different fillings like vegetables, sauces, and cheese, among others. Recipe here.

5) Barley risotto with marinated chicken

This dish is a winner if you’re craving something unique and delicious. Risotto is a good Italian rice. Pearl barley cooked in butter, broth, parmesan and white wine, accompanied by a portion of chicken thigh marinated in a bouquet of savory spices, is sure to delight your taste buds. Find the recipe here.

Was it an Italian dish that really piqued your interest? Tell us in the comments.