Everyone cooks pasta for dinner — and most of the time, for convenience, we use the dried store-bought kind. There is a bounty of varieties available, from thin angel hair to spirals of fusilli. And from so many different types of pasta come many delicious recipes.
With all the recipes for dried pasta out there, we decided it would be the ideal theme for this week’s SWAT (Sharing With A Theme). We put the Culinary Content Network and our staff to the test to come up with store bought pasta recipes, and here are some of the highlights:
All of the recipes featured can be made at home for about $20 or less, excluding the cost of small amounts of basic ingredients such as butter, oil, flour, sugar, salt, pepper, and other dried herbs and spices.
Tomato, Basil, and Garlic Pasta Recipe
For a quick and healthy dinner idea, mix pasta with fresh tomatoes, herbs, and onions.
Cheesy Orzo with Broccoli Recipe
Mix fresh broccoli, creamy cheese, and orzo pasta together for an easy dinner that everyone will enjoy.
Emily Jacobs is the Recipe editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyRecipes.