The Daily Meal cook editor, Kristie Collado, shows you how to roll out and cut fresh pasta dough
Weeknights can be tough — you get home, tend to the kids, make dinner… Nobody wants to be in the kitchen for hours on end, but everyone needs a delicious and hearty meal at the end of the day. There are a slew of pasta recipes that you can get on the dinner table in 30 minutes or less.
Prepare your pasta as the package suggests, then add veggies and vinaigrette, and you’re done. For the Zöes Kitchen Shrimp and Pasta recipe whole grain pasta is tossed with shrimp and zucchini for a hearty and healthy dish that is on the table in 10 minutes.
Add mayonnaise to pasta for a quick pasta salad side dish, or enjoy pasta with sautéed vegetables and ranch dressing. Either option makes a great side for cheese burgers or hot dogs. Use pasta in soups and stews — there are endless options for quick pasta recipes.
Asian Pasta Salad with Seaweed
This pasta gets infused with Asian flavors: Sesame oil, soy sauce, and seaweed salad are tossed together to make orzo salad. It’s sure to be a delicious and simple meal. Make orzo pasta as package suggests, toss in the rest of the ingredients, and you’re all done.
Asparagus and Shrimp with Penne Pasta
This 30-minute pasta dish with shrimp, asparagus, and a saucy feta cheese dressing should be part of your weekly dinner rotation.