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Pasta Side Dishes

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Minted Orzo

Minted Orzo

Minted Orzo

In just 15 minutes, I can make a warm, fresh-tasting side. Its mild flavor balances lots of entrees, especially the spicy ones. —Donna Curtis, Oakhurst, New Jersey

Potatoes with Beans 'n' Pasta

Potatoes with Beans 'n' Pasta

Potatoes with Beans 'n' Pasta

Basil and parsley, plus a generous dash of lemon, help perk up the flavors in this pretty and appealing side dish from Dorothy Smith of El Dorado, Arkansas. Starring both pasta and potatoes, it's a hearty choice to round out almost any menu.

Presto Pasta

Presto Pasta

Presto Pasta

When the temperature and humidity rise, this easy, breezy pasta is just the ticket to help you play it cool. —Debbie Verdini, Yardley, Pennsylvania
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Savory Mediterranean Orzo

Savory Mediterranean Orzo

Savory Mediterranean Orzo

If you like to celebrate the season by sampling flavors from around the world, you’ll love this Mediterranean side. The yellow summer squash, roasted red peppers and spinach yield specks of eye-popping color that makes this dish festive.—Kristi Silk, Ferndale, Washington

Tomato Pasta Side Dish

Tomato Pasta Side Dish

Tomato Pasta Side Dish

This pleasant pasta dish offers an elegant way to round out almost any meal. And with so few ingredients, it couldn’t get much easier! Mandi Smith - Knoxville, TN

Tomato-Walnut Pesto on Linguine

Tomato-Walnut Pesto on Linguine

Tomato-Walnut Pesto on Linguine

Our Test Kitchen uses sun-dried tomatoes to make this tangy alternative to traditional pesto. Walnuts lend an appealing nutty flavor to this stand-out dish.

Basil Pasta Shells

Basil Pasta Shells

Basil Pasta Shells

Basil and cherry tomatoes add pizzazz to this cheesy dish suggested by Canton, New York field editor Marcia Hostetter. "It's a light casserole that's nice enough to serve to company," she says.

Orzo and Peppers

Orzo and Peppers

Orzo and Peppers

"I love green peppers but my husband does not, so I created this dish one night when he wasn't home. It includes all my favorite things," writes Jennifer Tarr of Baltimore, Maryland. "When the two of us are here, I leave out the peppers and add the veggies my husband prefers."

Artichoke & Green Bean Penne

Artichoke & Green Bean Penne

Artichoke & Green Bean Penne

This pretty side dish goes well with just about any main course…and it even makes a fantastic meatless entree! Featuring colorful produce, toasted almonds and a creamy sauce, it’s sure to satisfy.

Lemon Pepper Pasta

Lemon Pepper Pasta

Lemon Pepper Pasta

Our home economists cut down this pretty pasta recipe with peppers and lemon from Jolinda Whittle of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania for two to enjoy.

Mac 'n' Cheese for One

Mac 'n' Cheese for One

Mac 'n' Cheese for One

This casserole is easy to make and goes well with any meat without having days of leftovers.—Lucy Holland, Derby Line, Vermont
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