Good recipes by Fabio Viviani include easy spicy marinara sauce, roasted chicken and Mom's meatballs. Fabio Viviani is a "Top Chef" fan favorite winner, and his recipes often use inexpensive ingredients to create dishes teeming with flavor.
Fabio Vivani's spicy marinara sauce makes 2 pounds of sauce and combines 2 pounds of crushed seeded tomatoes with simple ingredients such as 5 garlic cloves and 1 large white onion. Chop the onion and garlic, and cook them in 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil. Stir in the tomatoes and 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, adding salt and pepper to taste. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, adding the chopped basil leaf in last.
Roasted chicken is a simple Viviani recipe that uses a 2-pound whole chicken. Fill the chicken with lemon and spices such as rosemary, sage and garlic, rubbing the outside of the chicken with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Sprinkle salt and pepper on the chicken, and transfer it to a baking pan. Roast the chicken until done following the baking directions.
Mom's meatballs combines 1 pound ground beef, 4 ounces whole milk ricotta cheese and 1 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Mix in panko bread crumbs and 1 egg as binders, plus 2 cloves minced garlic and 2 minced shallots for flavor.