Pasta Recipes

Our collection of pasta recipes offers hundreds of ways to prepare and serve pasta, including recipes for vegetarian main dishes, casseroles, salads, and soups.

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15+ Side Dishes for Pasta Dinners

Think outside the box with these fresh idea for pasta sides, from Wilted Kale with Toasted Shallots to Green Beans with Citrus and Pecans.

15 Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes With Few Ingredients

You don't need a lot of supplies to make these delicious meals (which have 10 ingredients or fewer) work. Whether you're in the mood for a classic Italian dish ( Cacio e Pepe is famous for its simplicity) or a cozy comfort food dinner (nothing beats this Stovetop Mac and Cheese), these quick and easy pasta recipes with few ingredients are ideal for busy weeknights. 

10 Easy One-Pot Pasta Recipes

Cut back on cleaning with these quick and easy one-pot pastas. Whether you're in the mood for something deceptively simple (this One-Pot Pasta with Tomato-Basil Sauce will always be a hit) or a comforting soup that makes good use of that box of pasta collecting dust in your pantry (like this Hearty Beef and Freezer Veggie Soup), you'll come back to this collection of one-pot pasta recipes again and again. 

30 Creamy Pasta Recipes You'll Love

These decadent creamy pasta recipes are perfect for a cozy night in. Whether you're in the mood for a velvety mac and cheese (our Panera copycat is always popular), a rich tomato-based sauce (this Penne with Spicy Vodka Cream Sauce fits the bill), or a classic Alfredo (because who could deny this Chicken-and-Kale Alfredo Bake?), we've got you covered.

15 Easy Instant Pot Pasta Recipes

These 15 easy pasta recipes are made even easier by your Instant Pot. Whether you're in the mood for a traditional Italian dish (this Spaghetti and Meatballs with Red Wine is calling our name) or some classic comfort food (you'll love this Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup), we've got your dinner tonight covered. 

20 Cozy Pasta Casserole Recipes to Make for Dinner

There are few things more comforting than a pasta casserole, and these great recipes prove it.

20 Impressive Baked Pasta Recipes for Easter

There are few dishes more comforting than a pasta bake: Lasagna, baked ziti, mac and cheese, and rigatoni all deliver a coziness that's welcome at any table, as warm carbohydrates are known to do. While they're simple enough for any night, these baked pasta dishes still feel worthy of a special occasion and will make a fitting main dish or side at your Easter dinner.

30 Vegetable Pasta Recipes to Make for Dinner

Can't decide what to make for dinner tonight? Whether you're in the mood for something light and fresh (like this Pea Pappardelle Pasta or this Pasta with Green Peas and Almond Gremolata) or full-on comfort food (this Roasted Butternut Squash-and-Spinach Lasagna fits the bill), we've got you covered with our favorite vegetable pasta recipes. 

25 Shrimp Pasta Recipes to Make Tonight

Whether you're looking for something creamy and comforting (like this Cajun Shrimp Alfredo or this Pasta with Shrimp and Tomato Cream Sauce) or something light and healthy (this low-carb Zoodles with Shrimp and Green Goddess Dressing is totally crave-worthy), our easy shrimp pasta recipes have dinner tonight covered. 

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese with Bacon

Rating: 5 stars 1
If you thought you loved your Instant Pot, just wait until you make a rich and gooey bowl of macaroni and cheese within minutes. The Instant Pot’s pressure function allows you to skip the entire process of boiling water, cooking, and draining the pasta saving valuable time over a traditional stovetop mac and cheese recipe. And we keep the cheese sauce quick and convenient, as well as decadently creamy, by utilizing canned evaporated milk—an affordable staple that you may already have in your pantry. Plus, evaporated milk packs less fat than using heavy cream, which means you can feel a little better about all the cheese you’re pouring in to make a beautiful melty finish. We opted for a blend of cheddar and Gouda cheeses, but feel free to go all-cheddar or try adding another favorite cheese to the mix.
By MyRecipes

Ginger-Scallion Noodles

There’s something inherently comforting about digging into a bowl full of oily, spicy noodles. That’s why this weeknight recipe is something everyone can enjoy. We used a package of ramen-style, thin Chinese noodles in our kitchen, but fresh egg noodles, buckwheat, or even Italian pasta would work perfectly well in this recipe. Omit the serrano pepper for a milder crowd, or slice extra and top off each serving for an extra kick.
By Arielle Weg

Lasagna Bolognese

Rating: 3 stars 9
Here's a Sunday cooking project that's well worth the effort.
By Ali Ramee
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