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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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“I often serve this for dinner parties and always get tons of compliments,” writes Donna Ebert from Richfield, Wisconsin.
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Cherry-Chicken Pasta Salad

Cherry-Chicken Pasta Salad

Cherry-Chicken Pasta Salad

The Women in Mission group at my church always receives compliments for this sweet and savory salad.

Ham Pasta Salad

Ham Pasta Salad

Ham Pasta Salad

I "invented" this salad as I went along...it's a combination of various pasta salad recipes I'd seen. It can be served as a side dish, of course. In summer, however, my husband doesn't care for hot meals, so I make it as a main dish. We're recent city transplants with two young children, ages 6 and 3.

Cheesy Company Casserole

Cheesy Company Casserole

Cheesy Company Casserole

I concocted this recipe one day while trying to straighten up my canned goods cupboard. Friends and relatives have told me how much they like it. Many have asked for the recipe.
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Macaroni Salad Tomato Cups

Macaroni Salad Tomato Cups

Macaroni Salad Tomato Cups

For a hearty warm-weather meal for two, Evelyn Kennell of Roanoke, Illinois suggests her pasta salad flavored with ham, crunchy celery and a creamy dressing.

Mediterranean Chickpeas

Mediterranean Chickpeas

Mediterranean Chickpeas

Add this to your meatless Monday lineup. It's great with feta cheese on top. —Elaine Ober, Brookline, Massachusetts

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

Chicken Spaghetti Supper

Chicken Spaghetti Supper

Chicken Spaghetti Supper

Instead of chicken breasts, try cut-up chicken or even browned turkey in her main dish. it's also interesting to try different types of pasta or to substitute rice for the spaghetti.—Carolene Esayenko, Calgary, Alberta

Pork Linguine Toss

Pork Linguine Toss

Pork Linguine Toss

With crisp asparagus and sweet red pepper, this bold dish is fanciful enough to serve to company, yet family-pleasing as well.

Soup Bar

Soup Bar

Soup Bar

"With all of its ingredients," grins Lynn Conlon of Provo, Utah, "this probably should be called 'Surprise Soup' instead! Hearty, unique and fun to serve, it works especially well for large groups. I've prepared if for as many as 38 people by making a few adjustments to the recipe. Even children like it."—Lynn Conlon, Provo, Utah

Spicy Pepper Penne

Spicy Pepper Penne

Spicy Pepper Penne

Candace Greene of Columbiana, Ohio sure knows how to bring a bit of Sicily to the supper table! Let her zesty combination of pepperoni, pasta and peppers add a little kick to your dinner lineup.

Macadamia Citrus Couscous

Macadamia Citrus Couscous

Macadamia Citrus Couscous

Our Test Kitchen provides this tasty twist on couscous salad. It pairs well with many entrees. Or toss in some cooked shrimp for a meal on the lighter side.

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

Curried Couscous Salad

Curried Couscous Salad

Curried Couscous Salad

From Heriot Bay, British Columbia, Lynn Gamache shares this delightful chilled salad. "It's great for picnics," she notes. "It can be prepared a day early and goes well with most main dishes. Add cooked shrimp or cheese cubes for a simple one-dish meal."

Lasagna Spinach Roll Ups

Lasagna Spinach Roll Ups

Lasagna Spinach Roll Ups

With five kinds of cheese, these pasta roll-ups are so flavorful. Keep them in mind when you want an impressive main course for special guests.—Mary Jane Jones, Williamstown, West Virginia

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Crunchy Ramen Salad

Crunchy Ramen Salad

Crunchy Ramen Salad

For potlucks and picnics, this salad's a knockout. I tote the veggies in a bowl, dressing in a jar and noodles in a bag. Then shake them up together when it's time to eat. —LJ Porter, Bauxite, Arkansas

Ricotta, Tomato & Corn Pasta

Ricotta, Tomato & Corn Pasta

Ricotta, Tomato & Corn Pasta

I love making healthy meals with produce from my latest farmers market trip. This pasta takes under 25 minutes from pantry to dinner table. You can easily make it a meat entree by adding cooked, shredded chicken. —Jerilyn Korver, Bellflower, California

Authentic Pasta Carbonara

Authentic Pasta Carbonara

Authentic Pasta Carbonara

I learned on my culinary internship in Tuscany that real Italian cuisine is simpler than you think! This carbonara is quick, simple and delicious, just the way they like it in Italy. —Lauren Brien-Wooster, South Lake Tahoe, California
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