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10 Pasta Dishes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

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10 Pasta Dishes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

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10 Pasta Dishes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

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.

Asian Pasta Salad with Seaweed

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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.

For the Asian Pasta Salad with Seaweed recipe, click here.

Asparagus and Shrimp with Penne Pasta

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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.

For the Asparagus and Shrimp with Penne Pasta recipe, click here.

Chicken Pasta Primavera Salad with Parmesan Vinaigrette

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Chicken Pasta Primavera Salad with Parmesan Vinaigrette

Herby Pesto Pasta Salad with Chard

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Herby Pesto Pasta Salad with Chard

Combine your favorite pasta with store-bought pesto and chopped herbs for a simple and tasty weeknight meal prepared in no time.

For the Herby Pesto Salad with Chard recipe, click here.

Italian Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinegar

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Italian Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinegar

You can make this simple Italian pasta salad in fewer than 30 minutes, and the presentation is super trendy — thanks to Mason jars. — Barilla

For the Italian Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinegar recipe, click here.  

Lemon-Garlic Pasta Salad

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Lemon-Garlic Pasta Salad

A weeknight meal that only takes 20 minutes? Sign us up. Pasta dishes can be simple when all you have to do is make a tasty vinaigrette with lemon, honey, mustard, and olive oil and toss your pasta in it.

For the Lemon-Garlic Pasta Salad recipe, click here.

Mediterranean Pasta

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Mediterranean Pasta

The best part about making tofu noodles is that they don’t need to be cooked. Sauté your favorite vegetables, toss the noodles in the vegetable mixture, and dinner is done in about 10 minutes.

For the Mediterranean Pasta recipe, click here.

Pasta e Fagioli

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Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e fagioli is a classic Italian dish that uses pantry staples like canned cannellini beans and diced tomatoes. You’ll have an Italian feast for dinner ready in 20 minutes.

For the Pasta e Fagioli recipe, click here.

Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

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Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

This is the perfect side dish to serve  with burgers or hot dogs during a busy week. Make pasta as package suggests, toss in veggies, and top with ranch dressing and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

For the Ranch Pasta Salad recipe, click here.  

 Zöes Kitchen Shrimp and Pasta

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Zöes Kitchen Shrimp and Pasta

Low-fat seafood and whole-grain pasta come together for a flavor-bursting meal. The zucchini adds more fiber to this healthy dish that can be made in 10 minutes. —Zöes Kitchen

For the Zöes Kitchen Shrimp and Pasta recipe, click here.

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10 Pasta Dishes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less