Homemade Pasta Recipes to Experiment with at Home

Updated: Nov. 15, 2022

Yes, you can make a pasta recipe from scratch! Homemade pasta makes all your favorite sauces—like pesto, marinara and alfredo—sing.

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Homemade Pasta Dough

Go for it. It's easier than you think, and once you try homemade pasta, you're hooked! —Kathryn Conrad, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Homemade Manicotti

These tender manicotti are much easier to stuff than the purchased variety. People are always amazed when I say I make my own noodles. My son fixed this recipe for several of his friends, and they were extremely impressed with his cooking skills. —Sue Ann Bunt, Painted Post, New York
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Homemade Ravioli

I love to bake and cook, especially Italian dishes like this homemade ravioli recipe. In fact, my idea of a perfect day consists of cooking my family's favorite foods then watching them dig in!—Lori Daniels, Hartland, Michigan
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Homemade Pasta

Try your hand at homemade pasta with this easy spinach dough. You don't need a pasta maker or other special equipment! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Homemade Fettuccine

This homemade fettuccine recipe will give you a real taste of Italy. No pasta maker required! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Gnocchi with Meat Sauce

This dish from my mother-in-law is the Italian version of a meat-and-potatoes meal. I recently served it to friends who immediately wanted the recipe. —Karin Nolton, Ortonville, Michigan
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Greek Salad Ravioli

Turn the fresh flavors of a Greek salad into a warm dish for cold winter nights. I like to make a large batch, freeze it, then simply drop ravioli into simmering water for dinner in five minutes! —Carla Mendres, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Now that you have some new homemade pasta recipes to try, take note of how long fresh pasta lasts.