25 Best Pasta Recipes

Pasta Sauce Worth Stealing For

Pasta Sauce Worth Stealing For
5

Every August my parents invest an entire day to crushing and jarring fresh tomatoes to use for sauce throughout the year. It’s a time-consuming and labored ...


By Terri Ciccone

Zucchini "Pasta" with Goat Cheese, Lemon, and Pine Nuts Recipe

Zucchini "Pasta" with Goat Cheese, Lemon, and Pine Nuts Recipe
4

Joining the ranks of my all-time favorite zucchini recipes is this one for zucchini "pasta." It's got it all going on: creaminess and tang from the goat ...


By Maryse Chevriere

Pasta with White Bean and Tomato Sauce, Arugula, and Parmesan

Pasta with White Bean and Tomato Sauce, Arugula, and Parmesan

Really simple, really easy, and packed with flavor, this pasta with white bean and tomato sauce is one of my favorites. While the variations on this sauce ...


By Tyler Sullivan

Pasta Salad with Roasted Artichokes, Basil, Tomatoes, and Mozzarella

Pasta Salad with Roasted Artichokes, Basil, Tomatoes, and Mozzarella
4.5

Simple. Delicious. Inexpensive. Pasta salad is the quintessential summer dish.The mozzarella in this salad adds a light saltiness, and the grape tomatoes ...


By nfomufod

Pasta Shells, Italian Tuna, and Sweet Pea Salad

Pasta Shells, Italian Tuna, and Sweet Pea Salad
5

This quick and easy Italian pasta salad features simple ingredients and delicious flavors from rich Italian tuna and my heart-healthy White Bean Purée. 


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Pasta Salad with Asparagus, Basil, and Grape Tomatoes

Pasta Salad with Asparagus, Basil, and Grape Tomatoes
5

Pasta salad is fantastic on a hot, summer day. This seasonal recipe comes together fairly quickly and can serve a small crowd. The crunch of raw asparagus, ...


By Will Budiaman

Quick and Easy Pasta with Pecorino, Tomatoes, and Parsley Recipe

Quick and Easy Pasta with Pecorino, Tomatoes, and Parsley Recipe
4.2

When you have fresh pasta (that you either made yourself or bought), you really don't need to do much to it because it's already going to be so good. That's ...


By Yasmin Fahr

Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Tomato, Basil, and Garlic Recipe

Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Tomato, Basil, and Garlic Recipe
5

A light and delicious pasta dish for any occasion. 


By Wolfgang Puck

Pasta with Braised Short Ribs and Lamb Meatballs Recipe

Pasta with Braised Short Ribs and Lamb Meatballs Recipe
5

A hearty dish that is wonderful to serve any time of the year. While I like to serve this with the lamb meatballs in addition to the short rib sauce, the ...


By Michelle Baker

Pop’s Primo Cheese Pasta with Cherry Tomato Sauce

Pop’s Primo Cheese Pasta with Cherry Tomato Sauce
5

My father had a rotation of a few go-to dishes he would make for me and my sister when my mother was working or studying, and one of them is an easy, but ...


By Arthur Bovino

Perfect Peanut Whole-Wheat Pasta with Chicken and Vegetables

Perfect Peanut Whole-Wheat Pasta with Chicken and Vegetables
4

Looking for an easy, balanced meal that's easy on the budget? Try this pasta recipe that's a complete meal in a bowl, with whole-grain carbohydrates from ...


By Pasta Fits

Gluten-Free Pasta with Anchovies, Lemons and Olives Recipe

Gluten-Free Pasta with Anchovies, Lemons and Olives Recipe
3.6

People are afraid of anchovies. They remember super-fishy bites from Caesar salads or bad chain pizza. But eating a good anchovy is a different experience ...


By Shauna James Ahern

"Italian Seasoning Chicken Pasta Salad" ( A GREAT SUMMER DISH) Recipe

5 TO 6 SERVING  THIS WILL DEF WOW YOUR TASTE BUDS .. WOW PASTA SALAD WITH AN ITALIAN TASTE


By Chefunnique2

Bow-tie Pasta Salad with sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, feta and spinach

Bow-tie Pasta Salad with sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, feta and spinach

Pack all kinds of favorite flavors into one pasta dish, and voila! You have a total crowd pleaser. This dish is perfect for parties because it can be made ...


By Emily_Wilson

Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

Pasta with Bolognese Sauce
4

This recipe is a truly classic Italian dish, and like any traditional should be, this one was passed down to me by my father. The key to this meat sauce is ...


By Molly Aronica

Healthy Summer 'Pasta' Salad

Healthy Summer 'Pasta' Salad
5

Pasta salad sometimes gets a bad reputation, especially in the summer, because so many people are trying to avoid carbs. But this recipe turns the notion of ...


By Ali Rosen

Pasta Fagioli Salad Recipe

Pasta Fagioli Salad Recipe
3.7

Pasta and beans — they’re a classic combination in Italian cooking, savory and sweet together in one dish. This quick pasta salad is based on that pairing. ...


By Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough

Classic Pasta e Fagioli Recipe

Classic Pasta e Fagioli Recipe
3.5

Nothing warms the soul better than a bowl of hearty, hot soup. In my house, that usually comes in the form of minestrone, escarole and bean, or pasta e ...


By Francesca Borgognone

Pasta with Anchovies, Garlic, Lemon, and Breadcrumbs

Pasta with Anchovies, Garlic, Lemon, and Breadcrumbs
3.75

For weeks during her first trimester, as our little Jude baked in utero, growing from the size of a blueberry to a Mission fig, Kristen ate only white ...


By Famished Family

Spinach and Ricotta Farro Pasta Salad

Spinach and Ricotta Farro Pasta Salad
3.25

I can't lie, when I set out to make this recipe, I wasn't exactly sure what I was doing or how it would turn out. And I'll tell you this, it came out ...


By Yasmin Fahr

Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage Brown Butter

Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage Brown Butter
3

Browning butter creates a deep, almost nutty flavor. Throw in some shallots and a few fresh sage leaves and you have a delicious and extremely easy sauce ...


By Carly Goldsmith

Pasta with Rock Shrimp, Tomatoes, and Corn

Pasta with Rock Shrimp, Tomatoes, and Corn
2.9

This vibrant, springtime dish is a great weeknight dish because it comes together in just 30 minutes. Make sure to use very fresh rock shrimp and rinse then ...


By Molly Aronica

PointsPlus Sesame-Ginger Pasta Salad

PointsPlus Sesame-Ginger Pasta Salad
3.65

Create a refreshing and healthy meal with some fresh cucumber, radishes, carrot, whole-wheat noodles, and a little Asian-inspired flair. It's a welcome ...


By WeightWatchers.com

Pasta Pomodoro

Pasta Pomodoro

Pasta and tomato sauce: not exactly revolutionary. It's a combination favored universally for its ease of preparation, if not, in these recession-weary ...


By Claire Bullen

PointsPlus Pasta with Broccoli Rabe and Bolognese Sauce Recipe

PointsPlus Pasta with Broccoli Rabe and Bolognese Sauce Recipe

There are few dishes more comforting on a chilly evening than a big bowl of pasta with a hearty meat sauce and a glass of red. Broccoli rabe and whole-wheat ...


By WeightWatchers.com

Best Pasta Recipes

What is Pasta?

How does that saying go? Something like, "There are no two ways about it." It's probably safe to say that's not quite true of the definition of pasta. Pasta, as far as the dish is concerned, is a bit easier to define than the ingredient.