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Pasta Recipes

Pasta can be a quick, easy and healthy option for any meal. Easy pasta dishes cook quickly and offer endless flavor possibilities. Here's a collection of our best classic Italian recipes and new twists on old favorites.

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Chicken Curry Lasagna

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Elisabeth Larsen
My family loves Indian food, and I thought the creamy tomato-based sauce in our favorite curry would be tasty as part of a lasagna. This is a yummy and exciting comfort food for our family! —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah
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Thanksgiving Stuffed Shells

Thanksgiving Stuffed Shells

Thanksgiving Stuffed Shells

Leftover turkey, dressing and sweet potatoes make terrific stuffing for jumbo pasta shells. We add cheese and use turkey gravy as the sauce for this crowd-pleaser. —Robin Haas, Cranston, Rhode Island

Sausage & Swiss Chard Lasagna

Sausage & Swiss Chard Lasagna

Sausage & Swiss Chard Lasagna

Rustic and comforting, I found this rich and cheesy lasagna to be a great way to get kids to eat healthy greens—it's such a tasty casserole they'll never know the Swiss chard is there! —Candace Morehouse, Show Low, Arizona

Ziti Supper

Ziti Supper

Ziti Supper

For her fabulous and fuss-free Ziti Supper, Elaine Spevak of Jacksonville, Florida turns to store-bought spaghetti sauce, then dresses it up with crisp veggies, olives, fresh parsley and cheese. The result? A healthy dinner entree that’s “quick to prepare and sure to please,” she reports. “This is my family’s very favorite pasta dish.” TIP: For easy variety, choose a spaghetti sauce with mini meatballs.
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Favorite Chicken Pasta

Favorite Chicken Pasta

Favorite Chicken Pasta

“This dish was a favorite of mine at a local restaurant, but when I saw the recipe, I knew it was too rich for my family's diet,” writes Lynn Skilsky of Oro Valley, Arizona. “I made some healthy changes, and now it's one of my favorites.”

Creamy Spinach Pasta

Creamy Spinach Pasta

Creamy Spinach Pasta

Our Test Kitchen tossed tender tube pasta with fresh spinach, onion, blue cheese and chicken broth to create this aromatic entree. A sprinkling of toasted honey pecans tops it all with a touch of sweetness.

Spicy Veggie Pasta Bake

Spicy Veggie Pasta Bake

Spicy Veggie Pasta Bake

My dad cooked with cast-iron skillets, so when I do, I remember his amazing culinary skills. I keep the tradition going with my veggie pasta. —Sonya Goergen, Moorhead, Minnesota

Spicy Peanut Chicken & Noodles

Spicy Peanut Chicken & Noodles

Spicy Peanut Chicken & Noodles

This simple recipe tastes like it took hours to make. Everybody says it has the perfect levels of heat and spice. —Sharon Collison, Newark, Delaware

Curried Beef

Curried Beef

Curried Beef

Served with rice or noodles, this comforting beef dish hits the spot on a cool day.

Peas Please Asian Noodles

Peas Please Asian Noodles

Peas Please Asian Noodles

My Asian-inspired pasta salad doubles up on the peas for some serious crunch and sweetness. —Catherine Cassidy, Editor, Taste of Home

Spicy Scallop Fettuccine

Spicy Scallop Fettuccine

Spicy Scallop Fettuccine

This attractive savory stir-fry from Dot Christiansen of Bettendorf, Iowa stars succulent, quick-cooking scallops. "It may seem that timing is everything when you first try this recipe, but you'll soon realize you can pretty much just throw it together," she hints. "It's well worth it!"

Lamb Kabobs with Bulgur Pilaf

Lamb Kabobs with Bulgur Pilaf

Lamb Kabobs with Bulgur Pilaf

This is a great old family recipe that shows my Armenian heritage The tender, slightly sweet lamb is complemented perfectly by the savory bulgur pilaf. —Ruth Hartunian Alumbaugh, Willimantic, Connecticut

Spicy Pepper Steak

Spicy Pepper Steak

Spicy Pepper Steak

"Sometimes I like to marinade the steak and seasonings the night before," writes LaDonna Reed of Ponca City, Oklahoma. This surprisingly spicy pepper steak is bursting with southwestern flair.

Shrimp Penne with Garlic Sauce for Two

Shrimp Penne with Garlic Sauce for Two

Shrimp Penne with Garlic Sauce for Two

“My friends and family request this all the time. It’s quick and smells so good.” Best of all, it's a breeze to downsize for two! Christy Martell - Round Hill, Virginia

Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup

"It's just like a meal in a bowl...or for heartier appetites, serve it with a sandwich," says Sue Miller of Walworth, Wisconsin. "It's great for chilly days."

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Grilled Pineapple Chimichurri Chicken

Grilled Pineapple Chimichurri Chicken

Grilled Pineapple Chimichurri Chicken

I put a Hawaiian twist to classic chimichurri thanks to pineapple and macadamia nuts. For a spicier version, substitute red serrano pepper for the bell pepper. —Naylet LaRochelle, Miami, Florida

Chorizo Pumpkin Pasta

Chorizo Pumpkin Pasta

Chorizo Pumpkin Pasta

I’m a busy student, and this spicy-sweet pasta makes a perfect quick dinner. Even better, it works on a bigger scale to feed a bunch of friends. —Christine Yang, Syracuse, New York

Jerk Chicken with Tropical Couscous

Jerk Chicken with Tropical Couscous

Jerk Chicken with Tropical Couscous

Caribbean cuisine brightens up our weeknights thanks to its bold colors and flavors. Done in less than 30 minutes, this chicken is one of my go-to easy meals. —Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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