Show Subscription Form




Share:

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.

Recipe Spotlight

When we grill, my mother asks me to make the family macaroni salad. To make it extra creamy, I like to keep a small amount of dressing separate and stir it in just before serving. —Carly Curtin, Ellicott City, Maryland
View Summer Macaroni Salad Recipe

Subscriber-Exclusive Pasta Recipes

View More Subscriber-Exclusive Pasta Recipes
Access 1,000s
of Exclusive Recipes
When You Subscribe Now!
 

Spicy Sausage Soup with Tortellini

Spicy Sausage Soup with Tortellini

Spicy Sausage Soup with Tortellini

This soup is such a family treasure, both my daughters asked for the recipe when they moved out on their own. I cook the tortellini separately, but you can let it plump up in the soup broth, too. —Cynthia Krakowiak, Langhorne, Pennsylvania

Sausage Orecchiette Pasta

Sausage Orecchiette Pasta

Sausage Orecchiette Pasta

I adapted this pasta to be like my favorite Italian restaurant version, only lighter—and tastier. I often use spicy sausage and broccoli rabe. —Melanie Tritten, Charlotte, North Carolina

Artichoke & Lemon Pasta

Artichoke & Lemon Pasta

Artichoke & Lemon Pasta

While sailing in the Mediterranean, we tasted a lemony pasta. I developed my own version of it that our guests love. Try it with shrimp, kalamatas and asparagus. —Peter Halferty, Corpus Christi, Texas

More Pasta Recipes

Flank Steak with Couscous

Flank Steak with Couscous

Flank Steak with Couscous

It takes just minutes to broil this nicely seasoned flank steak that’s served with made-in-minutes couscous. Slicing the meat on an angle across the grain produces the most tender results. If you prefer, a pound of sirloin steak can be used instead of the flank steak in this recipe.

Bow Tie & Spinach Salad

Bow Tie & Spinach Salad

Bow Tie & Spinach Salad

With pasta salad, it’s easy to change up ingredients. We like to add grilled chicken and pine nuts and sometimes change the chickpeas to black beans. —Julie Kirkpatrick, Billings, Montana

Turkey Scallopini with Marsala Sauce

Turkey Scallopini with Marsala Sauce

Turkey Scallopini with Marsala Sauce

My family requests this entree at least once a month. The slightly sweet Marsala sauce is yummy over the turkey slices and hot cooked noodles.—Briana Knight, Ferndale, Washington
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT

Beef and Noodle Soup

Beef and Noodle Soup

Beef and Noodle Soup

In Lincoln, Nebraska, Arlene Lynn takes advantage of convenience items to prepare this hearty soup in a hurry. Bowls of the chunky mixture are chock-full of ground beef, noodles and vegetables.

Lamb Kabobs with Yogurt Sauce

Lamb Kabobs with Yogurt Sauce

Lamb Kabobs with Yogurt Sauce

I make these whenever I find lamb stew chunks at the meat counter. I've served it to people who aren't fond of lamb but enjoyed the flavor of these kabobs.

Catfish with Lemon/Butter Sauce

Catfish with Lemon/Butter Sauce

Catfish with Lemon/Butter Sauce

I created this recipe for a catfish cooking contest by modifying a recipe for shrimp and spaghetti, which I also developed. —Rita Futral, Ocean Spring, Mississippi

Sirloin in Wine Sauce

Sirloin in Wine Sauce

Sirloin in Wine Sauce

Begin any meal with savory Sirloin in Wine Sauce from Barbara Kamm of Wilmington, Delaware. “This recipe is a family favorite as well as a great, easy company dish,” says Barbara. The tender sirloin is coated in a hearty mushroom-wine sauce, and is fantastic over pasta.

Creamy Vegetable Turkey Soup

Creamy Vegetable Turkey Soup

Creamy Vegetable Turkey Soup

For a creamy turkey soup with a sense of fun, we go wheels up at our house. We load it up with wagon-shaped pasta and veggies. —Nancy Beyer, Hayden Lake, ID

Floret Pasta Toss

Floret Pasta Toss

Floret Pasta Toss

This refreshing salad from kari Congenie of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois is fast to prepare because you can slice the vegetables while the pasta cookes. "I just threw it together, adding flavors that suited my taste buds," Kari notes. "Feel free to add a few of your own."

Lactose-Free Veggie-Stuffed Shells

Lactose-Free Veggie-Stuffed Shells

Lactose-Free Veggie-Stuffed Shells

"I wanted my family to get the benefits of soy, so I tweaked a traditional recipe. This is a low-fat, great-tasting dish that everyone will enjoy.” Kimberly Hammond - Kingwood, Texas

Mushroom Lamb Chops

Mushroom Lamb Chops

Mushroom Lamb Chops

Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington, notes, "Fresh lamb chops are a real treat for us, and this is how I always fix them."

Sweet and Savory Pulled Beef Dinner

Sweet and Savory Pulled Beef Dinner

Sweet and Savory Pulled Beef Dinner

Flavorful pulled beef is great served over rice or noodles for a more formal meal, or inside hard rolls for casual party sandwiches.—Patty Manocchi, Glenville, New York

Chicken and Corn Medley

Chicken and Corn Medley

Chicken and Corn Medley

I usually make this in the summer when all the vegetables are fresh from our garden, My family loves the "zip" in this dish...I like the fact that they're getting a wholesome meal.

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

This pasta is great for a big gathering. It works well as a starter dish or as a main dish for a smaller group. One peeled, diced carrot may be used in place of the sugar for a milder, sweeter and healthier substitute.—Kathryn White, Pinehurst, North Carolina
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT