Pasta Recipes

When you need comfort food, recipes with pasta are always a winner. In just minutes, you can serve up an Italian pasta dish your whole family will love.

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Pressure-Cooker Penne with Meat Sauce

This pressure-cooker pasta is delicious and super easy. I like to serve it alongside a chopped salad with Italian dressing. If you have leftovers, try them spooned into individual ramekins and baked with a little extra sauce and cheese on top. —Virginia Butterfield, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

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Weeknight Penne Beef Bake

The hearty pasta bake is rich with tomatoes, beef and cheese, perfect for weekend entertaining but also easy enough for...


White Cheddar Shells

My kids and I love mac and cheese. We always get it in the bread bowls when we're at a...


Fresh Pasta vs. Dry Pasta: What’s the Difference?

When should you use fresh pasta vs. dry pasta? The answer makes a big difference in the taste and texture...

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

This chicken bacon ranch casserole is a dinner that both of my wonderful (but picky!) children will eat. I can...


Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

I had to figure out how to make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad at home because my husband was getting tired of...


One-Pot Enchilada Pasta

I love this cozy enchilada pasta dish because it is ready in less than 30 minutes and is full of...


One-Pot Creamy Vegan Pasta

Here’s a creamy vegan pasta recipe with tons of fresh sauteed vegetables. The spicy tomato sauce with sweet sun-dried tomatoes...


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Make-Ahead Spicy Olive Pasta

This is a fancy version of my grandchildren's favorite baked spaghetti. It feels like such a special dinner, and it's...

Baked Feta Pasta

There's a reason this recipe went viral on TikTok! Baked Feta Pasta is about to become a new household favorite....


Easy Stovetop Lasagna

My family and I have made this Easy Stovetop Lasagna recipe many times over the past few months. It's the...


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How Much Pasta Should I Make Per Person?

We're answering the age-old question: How much pasta per person? Use our handy chart to determine how much to cook...


Perfect Four-Cheese Lasagna

Lasagna is one of my favorites, and this is the recipe I’ve been making since I was a teenager. It’s...


One-Pot Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta

When the weather's too chilly to grill, I whip up a big pot of this cheesy pasta. Believe it or...

Over-the-Rainbow Minestrone

This colorful soup is vegetarian-friendly and full of fresh flavors from a rainbow of vegetables. You can use any multicolored...


Italian Sausage with Bow Ties

We often have our favorite pasta when company comes over, and I’ve shared this Italian sausage recipe several times. Now...


Shrimp Pasta Primavera

They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. So when I invite that special guy to...


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Asparagus ‘n’ Shrimp with Angel Hair

We’ve all heard that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so when I plan a romantic...


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Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta

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I try to make foods that are not only kid friendly, but are also easy to reheat since my husband...


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Bistro Mac & Cheese

I like to serve this mac & cheese with a salad and crusty bread. It's a satisfying meal that feels...


One-Skillet Pasta

This recipe was given to me 25 years ago and remains a family favorite. It's a tasty twist on traditional...


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Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

One night friends on a tight schedule stopped by. I invited them to stay for dinner, so I needed something...


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Lemon Chicken Pasta

My grandmother made chicken wings and served them over rice. To speed things up, I cook lemony chicken breasts and...

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Spaghetti with Bacon

As children, we always requested this dish for our birthday dinners. Our mother got the recipe from her grandmother. Now...


Italian Beef and Shells

A veggie and pasta combo makes a hearty entree that comes together easily. Wine lends an extra touch of flavor...


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Baked Mac and Cheese

Even people who have had their own homemade baked macaroni and cheese recipe for years ask for mine when they...


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Stamp-of-Approval Spaghetti Sauce

My father is very opinionated, especially about food. This recipe received his almost unreachable stamp of approval. I have yet...


Ramen Corn Chowder

This tastes so good, as if it simmered for hours, but it’s ready in 15 minutes. I thought the original...


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Cajun Chicken & Pasta

This kicked-up cajun chicken pasta recipe is a family favorite and my most requested dish. It's easy to adapt, too....