25 Best Pasta Recipes

Arugula Walnut Pesto with Fresh Pasta

Arugula Walnut Pesto with Fresh Pasta
2.65

For a peppery twist, update your pesto recipe with a new classic: arugula and walnut!Serve tossed over fresh pasta or rubbed on toasty bread with a ribbon ...


By La Tavola Marche

Pasta with Abruzzi-Style Lamb Sauce

Pasta with Abruzzi-Style Lamb Sauce
3

"It’s the deep, intense flavor of lamb that sets this sauce apart from other classic meat sauces. So does the fact that the meat is not ground, but cut into ...


By FOOD and WINE Magazine

Devil Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta Recipe

Devil Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta Recipe

Here's a quick and easy pasta dish for busy nights that has a little spice to it. For an even quicker meal, buy your shrimp already peeled and deveined at ...


By Teresa Giudice

Pasta with Peas and Cheese Sauce

Pasta with Peas and Cheese Sauce

This recipe was inspired by an hors d'oeuvre recipe I tried a few weeks back, where the filling for lettuce wraps was a crushed pea and cheese mixture. I ...


By Anne Dolce

Creamy Tomato & Avocado Squash Pasta

Creamy Tomato & Avocado Squash Pasta
3.05

Comfort food isn't just for wintertime. So here's some summer comfort for you. Your family and friends will feel they're getting treated like royalty when ...


By Jackie Newgent1

Forager's Pasta: Fiddlehead Fern and Nameko Linguine

Forager's Pasta: Fiddlehead Fern and Nameko Linguine
3.3

Fiddleheads are typically par-boiled to tenderize them and to remove some of the bitterness of the raw shoots. One of the most popular ways to prepare ...


By Darrin Nordahl

Calabrian Sausage, Fava Beans, and Pasta

Calabrian Sausage, Fava Beans, and Pasta

As an Italian, there is nothing better then a pasta dish full of flavor! Try my Calabrian Sausage, fava beans, and pasta dish! It will be a proud pleasure ...


By Cindy's Table

Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta with Dill

Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta with Dill
3.2

Served with a fresh green salad, this pasta makes a meal in less than 15 minutes. Feel free to substitute grilled wild-caught salmon, available fresh in the ...


By Whole Foods Market

Easy and Elegant Lemony Wild Mushroom Pasta

Easy and Elegant Lemony Wild Mushroom Pasta
3

A quick sauté of mixed mushrooms, tossed with garlic, lemon juice, and thyme, and thickened with Parmesan and pasta water is the basis for this easy pasta ...


By Debbie Koenig

BLT Pasta with Blue Cheese-Buttermilk Dressing

BLT Pasta with Blue Cheese-Buttermilk Dressing

If you love BLT sandwiches, then you'll really love this pasta version. To make this truly unique, we created a blue cheese-buttermilk dressing that you can ...


By Pasta Fits

Paleo Pasta Salad with Avocado Oil Vinaigrette

Paleo Pasta Salad with Avocado Oil Vinaigrette

This is not your ordinary pasta salad. Paleo-friendly and incredibly healthy, it's a great salad to choose if you're looking for something easy and ...


By Cindy's Table

Pasta with Tomato and Greek Yogurt Sauce

Pasta with Tomato and Greek Yogurt Sauce

The Greek yogurt in this recipe is taken out of its normal element and used not for breakfast, but for dinner. It adds a subtle tangy flavor to the fresh ...


By Anne Dolce

Raw Vegetable Pasta with Tomatoes and Herbs

Raw Vegetable Pasta with Tomatoes and Herbs

Try this delicious "pasta" made from strips of summer squash and zucchini tossed with tomatoes, olive oil, and fresh basil and oregano for a dish packed ...


By Whole Foods Market

Pasta Salad with Chicken or Turkey

Pasta Salad with Chicken or Turkey

This is a great pasta salad that includes cooked chicken or turkey along with other vegetables and white beans.Click here to see 101 Ways to Cook Chicken


By Oswald Rivera

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

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

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

PointsPlus Baked Pasta with Butternut Squash and Ricotta Recipe

PointsPlus Baked Pasta with Butternut Squash and Ricotta Recipe
3.15

The combination of whole-wheat pasta, sweet butternut squash, and ricotta and parmesan cheeses is sure to silence those hunger pangs.


By WeightWatchers.com

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

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

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

PointsPlus Pasta with Broccoli Rabe and Bolognese Sauce

PointsPlus Pasta with Broccoli Rabe and Bolognese Sauce

Here's a complete, well-balanced meal all on one plate: protein, carbs, greens, and fiber all packed into one dish. This recipe is also great with lean ...


By WeightWatchers.com

Pesto Pasta Salad with Zucchini, Eggplant, and Snap Peas

Pesto Pasta Salad with Zucchini, Eggplant, and Snap Peas
4.5

This vibrant pasta salad showcases fresh, seasonal produce — namely basil, zucchini, eggplant, and snap peas. The combination of colors and flavors ...


By Molly Aronica

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.