Contorni, an Italian term for side dish, is an essential component of any traditional Italian meal. These dishes complement the main course, adding colors and flavors to the table. Contorni can be vegetable-based, prepared salads, or a combination of both. They are an excellent way to add nutrients and balance to the meal, and even stand-alone as a refreshing snack. Savor the flavors of Italy by adding a contorni to your next meal!