30 Fabulous Pasta Dishes for Fall
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30 Fabulous Pasta Dishes for Fall Recipes

Celebrate the season with these terrific recipes
30 Fabulous Pasta Dishes for Fall
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30 Fabulous Pasta Dishes for Fall

30 Fabulous Pasta Dishes for Fall
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Ahhh, ‘tis finally the most fabulous season of fall, with grey, drizzly days and leaves turning from green to crimson, orange, yellow, and every shade in between. Pasta is something that could and should be eaten all year long. In the summer, you want something light that won’t weight you down, but as the days get shorter and the winds get brisker, you might begin to crave something a bit more substantial.

Bucatini, rigatoni, spaghetti, manicotti, penne, gnocchi, tagliatelle — we have recipes for all of your favorite pasta shapes; whether you fancy long noodles or short tubes, we have something delicious for you to make! These recipes are cozy, warm, and comforting, some require time in the kitchen while other can be on the table in a flash (perfect for a speedy weeknight dinner that everyone will love), and all of them are delicious. Click on to discover our 30 fabulous pasta dishes for fall and make something wonderful today!

Bucatini all'Amatriciana

Bucatini all'Amatriciana
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This classic Italian dish is simple but oh so delicious. Featuring guanciale (cured pork jowl) for a delectable savory flavor that is balanced by salty pecorino and acidic tomato sauce, this is a perfect dish to make when the leaves are turning.

For the Bucatini all'Amatriciana recipe, click here.

Bucatini con le Sarde

Bucatini con le Sarde
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Sweet raisins, fatty pine nuts, crispy breadcrumbs, and umami sardine fillets team together in this Sicilian pasta dish that is the perfect blend of sweet, salty, and savory flavors.

For the Bucatini con le Sarde recipe, click here.

Butternut Squash, Kale, and Fettuccini With Creamy Ricotta Sage Sauce

Here’s a healthy recipe that feels rich and decadent. Ricotta adds a lovely creaminess, while kale, butternut squash, and sage add all of the flavors of fall.

For the Butternut Squash, Kale, and Fettuccini With Creamy Ricotta Sage Sauce recipe, click here.

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Butternut Squash Lasagna
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Does it get much better than a plateful of cheesy, béchamel-covered layers of pasta? This vegetarian lasagna is hearty, comforting, and wonderfully earthy.

For the Butternut Squash Lasagna recipe, click here.

Chicken Manicotti With White and Red Sauce

Chicken Manicotti With White and Red Sauce
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The weather has cooled and we can finally turn on our ovens, so here’s a perfect dish to make for an easy, no-fuss dinner that will satisfy a crowd.

For the Chicken Manicotti With White & Red Sauce recipe, click here.

Creamy Pumpkin Penne With Crispy Sage and Toasted Pecans

Creamy Pumpkin Penne With Crispy Sage and Toasted Pecans
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It doesn’t get much more autumnal than this meat-free pasta recipe. It’s so creamy and satisfying, you’ll probably forget its vegan!

For the Creamy Pumpkin Penne With Crispy Sage and Toasted Pecans recipe, click here.

Farfalle With Cauliflower, Walnut, and Lemon

Farfalle With Cauliflower, Walnut, and Lemon
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This unusual pasta uses bold flavored ingredients like sundried tomatoes, capers, red pepper flakes, and tarragon to transform the humble cauliflower into something hearty and delicious.

For the Farfalle With Cauliflower, Walnut, and Lemon recipe, click here.

Gemelli With Butternut Squash

Gemelli With Butternut Squash
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The sweetness of butternut squash is offset by mushrooms and kale. Aleppo pepper adds a gentle heat to warm you up on even the most blustery autumn evening.

For the Gemelli With Butternut Squash recipe, click here.

Gnocchi Verdi

Gnocchi Verdi
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Inject some light, airy greenness into the muted tones of fall.

For the Gnocchi Verdi recipe, click here.

Italian Baked Mac and Cheese

Italian Baked Mac and Cheese
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Here’s a mac and cheese recipe that is elegant enough to serve at dinner parties! Make it ahead of time and you won’t have to spend your evening rushing in and out of the kitchen.

For the Italian Baked Mac & Cheese recipe, click here.

Mushroom and Beef Spaghetti Bolognese

Mushroom and Beef Spaghetti Bolognese
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Lighten your traditional Bolognese with a few mushrooms! If you’re short on time, this is a great sauce to make — it can be ready in just an hour.

For the Mushroom and Beef Spaghetti Bolognese recipe, click here.

One-Pot Meatball Orzo and Broccoli Rabe Casserole

People often forget that orzo is in fact pasta. This one-pot recipe is the epitome of comfort food and won’t result in a kitchen sink full of dirty dishes.

For the One Pot Meatball Orzo and Broccoli Rabe Casserole recipe, click here.

Orecchiette Pasta With Ground Lamb, Broccolini, and Pecorino

Orecchiette Pasta With Ground Lamb, Broccolini, and Pecorino
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This recipe substitutes ground lamb for more traditional ground beef. Give it a go and see what you think!

For the Orecchiette Pasta With Ground Lamb, Broccolini, and Pecorino recipe, click here.

Orecchiette With Turkey and Broccoli

Keep this recipe up your sleeve and whip it out when you need to get dinner on the table quickly. Everything comes together in the time it takes to cook the pasta — perfect for any hectic weeknight.

For the Orecchiette With Turkey and Broccoli recipe, click here.

Pappardelle alla Boscaiola Recipe

Pappardelle alla Boscaiola Recipe
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Boscaiola means “in the style of the woodsman,” but you can judge the woodiness of this dish for yourself. Broad ribbon-like noodles, meaty mushrooms, and sharp pecorino cheese — whether Italian lumberjacks ate this or not, it’s an unarguably delicious dish.

For the Pappardelle alla Boscaiola recipe, click here.

Pappardelle With Radicchio and Speck

Pappardelle With Radicchio and Speck
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The bold flavors of bitter radicchio and smoky speck are muted and tamed with heavy cream for a wonderful, simple and satisfying recipe you must make this autumn.

For the Pappardelle With Radicchio and Speck recipe, click here.

Pasta With Bolognese Sauce

Pasta With Bolognese Sauce
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This is the sauce to make on those lazy weekend days when you want to spend time cooking slowly, coaxing flavor from a pot and creating something rich and indulgent. Make a big batch of this on your day off and store extra sauce in the freezer so you can enjoy a hearty bowl of pasta Bolognese any day of the week.

For the Pasta With Bolognese Sauce recipe, click here.

Pasta With Oven-Roasted Romanesco Cauliflower

Pasta With Oven-Roasted Romanesco Cauliflower
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Don’t be put off by the anchovies; they add a wonderful hit of umami to this dish, without adding any kind of fishy flavor.

For the Pasta With Oven-Roasted Romanesco Cauliflower recipe, click here.

Pennette With Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta

Pennette With Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta
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Turn a traditional Thanksgiving side into an easy weeknight meal.

For the Pennette With Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Fettuccine

This dish is creamy and comforting, with a delicate squash flavor accentuated by sharp Parmesan and bright parsley.

For the Pumpkin Fettuccine recipe, click here.

Rigatoni With Tuscan Kale, Mushrooms, and Sausage

Rigatoni With Tuscan Kale, Mushrooms, and Sausage
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The black trumpet mushrooms and kale give this dish a warm, rustic feel. If you can’t find black trumpets, feel free to substitute whatever mushrooms you like best.

For the Rigatoni With Tuscan Kale, Mushrooms, and Sausage recipe, click here.

Simple Linguine With Shrimp and Lemon Oil

Simple Linguine With Shrimp and Lemon Oil
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Brighten up any dreary, drizzly fall day with this sharp, lemony, shrimp pasta. You won’t believe how easy this delicious recipe is to make!

For the Simple Linguine With Shrimp and Lemon Oil recipe, click here.

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti alla Carbonara
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Honestly, spaghetti carbonara is a perfect dish all year round. It’s creamy, savory, and definitely a recipe you should have in your repertoire.

For the Spaghetti alla Carbonara recipe, click here.

Spaghetti al Pomodoro

Spaghetti al Pomodoro
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Spaghetti with tomato sauce is the best simple recipe you can make, the ultimate in last-minute delicious dining. It’s tangy, it’s sweet, and with a drizzle of olive oil and a shower of grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, it’s pretty unbeatable.

For the Spaghetti al Pomodoro recipe, click here.

Spaghetti With Zucchini and Pecorino Romano

This dish is perfect for a quick dinner. With zucchini that is simultaneously crispy and soft and sharp, salty pecorino romano, you can’t possibly go wrong!

For the Spaghetti With Zucchini and Pecorino Romano recipe, click here.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Sweet Potato Gnocchi
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These sweet potato gnocchi are a nice alternative to their Idaho potato cousins. Pair these bright jewel-like dumplings with a simple sauce of butter and fried sage.

For the Sweet Potato Gnocchi recipe, click here.

Tagliatelle With Citrus Sauce

Tagliatelle With Citrus Sauce
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This citrus sauce uses both orange and lemon peel to infuse the cream sauce with bright floral notes that will bring a little bit of summer sunshine into your fall kitchen.

For the Tagliatelle With Citrus Sauce recipe, click here.

The Darby's Three-Cheese Macaroni

The Darby's Three-Cheese Macaroni
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Why use one cheese when you could use three? This recipe uses Gruyère, Cheddar, and Parmesan for a perfect balance of cheesy decadence, but honestly, you could use your favorite cheeses instead and end up with an equally wonderful result.

For The Darby's Three-Cheese Macaroni recipe, click here.

Three-Cheese Beef Pasta Shells

Three-Cheese Beef Pasta Shells
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These stuffed shells are perfect for those days when you have a hankering for lasagna, but don’t have the time or energy. They hit all the marks with their cheesy, tomatoey, bubbling deliciousness.

For the Three-Cheese Beef Pasta Shells recipe, click here.

Ziti With Spicy Chicory and Parmesan Breadcrumbs

Most of the ingredients (all but one) in this recipe are pantry staples, which means you can throw this tasty meal together without having make a dash to your local supermarket. This is just one of the many recipes we can't wait to cook this fall!

For the Ziti With Spicy Chicory and Parmesan Breadcrumbs recipe, click here.