Pep up pasta night by relying on these one-skillet and no-cook pasta sauces.
Farfalle with Creamy Wild Mushroom SauceLightly coat bow tie pasta in a smooth wine sauce flavored with meaty wild mushrooms and garlic.
Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes, and FetaCombine a no-cook sauce of fresh chopped tomato, olive oil, and feta cheese with hot cooked penne, and toss.
Brown Rice Penne and EggplantBrown rice pasta has a firm texture and nutty flavor that pairs well with hearty toppings such as this tomato-eggplant sauce.
Recipe: Brown Rice Penne and Eggplant
Rotini and Cheese with Broccoli and HamGo one better than mac and cheese by using corkscrew pasta and stirring in chopped ham and broccoli. Dijon mustard adds a punch to the creamy cheese sauce.
Vegetable-Bacon Noodle TossPump up plain egg noodles by adding sautéed fresh veggies, crisp crumbled bacon, and a bottled balsamic vinaigrette.
Recipe: Vegetable-Bacon Noodle Toss
Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto and Feta CheesePesto sauce is always a good partner for piping hot pasta, and this one contributes an extra hit of flavor from the sun-dried tomatoes and almonds.
Angel Hair Pasta DelightSweet onions, fresh spinach, and plum tomatoes lend bright color and fresh flavor to the delicate pasta dish.
Recipe: Angel Hair Pasta Delight
Bow Tie Pasta TossKeep it simple and stir grape tomatoes, olives, and onion into cooked pasta, then toss with a balsamic vinaigrette.
Recipe: Bow Tie Pasta Toss
Sausage and PeppersAdd flavor to turkey sausage by sautéing it in the skillet with fresh bell pepper. Stir in a store-bough pasta sauce to get a quick-cooking meat sauce that tastes like it's simmered for hours.
Recipe: Sausage and Peppers