12 Fall Pasta Dishes (Slideshow)

Easy pasta dishes perfect for the chilly weather in fall

12 Fall Pasta Dishes

Peter Block/Feed Your Soul Too

With fall in full swing, home cooks everywhere are looking for warm, comforting pasta dishes to dive into.

Wagon Wheel Pasta

Donna Currie/Cookery

This simple quick-cooking tomato sauce is flavored with onions, green peppers, and ground beef. Click here to see the recipe.


Goat Cheese Gnocchi with Sugo

Christine Ma/ Cherry on my Sundae

Fluffy gnocchi (potato pasta) topped with pork sugo, Italian for sauce or gravy, is a hearty Italian meal that will have the house smelling great in no time. Click here to see the recipe.


Lentil and Mushroom Ragu

Lori Yates/Foxes Love Lemons

Lentil and mushroom ragout is a satisfying meatless meal that won’t leave you hungry. Click here to see the recipe.

Lighter Lasagna Bolognese

Michelle Sandstrom/ Feed Me I’m Hungry

Lasagna made lighter with lean ground beef and vegetables in the sauce makes for a hearty fall meal that’s full of flavor. Click here to see the recipe.

Pasta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

Theresa/ Food Hunter’s Guide

A classic combination of flavors, pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage will hit the spot. Toss this pasta dish in a light white wine sauce for an extra flavor boost. Click here to see the recipe.


Tomato, Basil, and Garlic Pasta

Peter Block/Feed Your Soul Too

Dried pasta tossed with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and basil, is a simple dish that is sure to be a hit every time. Click here to see the recipe.


Butternut Squash Ravioli in Thyme Brown Butter Sauce

Julie Ruggirello

Brown butter is the easiest sauce to make and it really allows fresh butternut squash ravioli to shine in this five-ingredient, 15-minute meal. Click here to see the recipe.

Sunday Gravy: Neapolitan Ragu

Diane Balch/ Simple Eating and Living

An Italian-American staple, Sunday gravy is tomato sauce stewed with meatballs, sausage and braciole. Click here to see the recipe.


Farfalle with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Anna Voloshyna/Divine Cuisine

A blend of shiitake, cremini, and oyster mushrooms comes together for this rich pasta dish. Season with porcini or truffle salt for a more intense flavor. Click here to see the recipe.

Lasagna with Butternut Squash Recipe

Kristie Collado

A seasonal twist on an Italian classic. This recipe calls for roasted butternut squash, but if you have leftover baked sweet potatoes on hand, you can use them instead. Click here to see the recipe.


Stuffed Shells

Healing Tomato

Pasta shells are stuffed with tangy ricotta and finely chopped cashews and then baked in a sweet tomato sauce. Click here to see the recipe.

Farfalle Pasta with Sausage and Vegetables

Patricia Anderson/ Cooking on a Budget

A one-pot meal that has a little bit of everything and will keep the whole family happy. Click here to see the recipe.