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    One-Pot Enchilada Pasta

    I love this cozy enchilada pasta dish because it is ready in less than 30 minutes and is full of healthy ingredients—just what a busy weeknight meal calls for. —Nora Rušhev, Reitnau, Switzerland

    One-Pot Sausage and Basil Pasta

    There's nothing better than coming home and being able to have dinner on the table in 30 minutes. It's easy...


    Dutch Oven Pasta Bake

    1 review

    I was in a hurry one night, so I went on a pantry search to see what I had on...


    How to Make Dutch Oven Lasagna

    The ultimate comfort food, this Dutch oven lasagna is an easy version of the Italian favorite, made quickly on the...


    One-Pot Mac and Cheese

    1 review

    Who likes cleaning up after making mac and cheese? Not this girl. This one-pot mac and cheese is a family...

    Cauliflower Alfredo

    2 reviews

    My family loves this quick and healthy cauliflower Alfredo sauce on pasta. —Shelly Bevington, Hermiston, Oregon


    Smoked Salmon Pasta

    1 review

    This pasta originally came to be from the miscellaneous ingredients in my fridge, and depending on whom I'm cooking for,...

    Ground Beef Spaghetti Skillet

    7 reviews

    I remember my grandma making this stovetop supper many times—we always loved Granny's spaghetti! My husband and I now enjoy...


    Harvest Bow Ties

    Spaghetti squash and bow ties make this meatless dish hearty and filling. Add a can of black beans if you'd...


    Sue’s Spicy Tomato Basil Tortellini

    5 reviews

    A friend remarked about a similar baked tortellini dish at a restaurant, so I wanted to try re-creating it for...


    Chicken and Shrimp with Lemon Cream Sauce

    6 reviews

    My kids love this creamy pasta. Whenever I make it, I know that they will happily clean their plates. —Joe...

    Italian Sausage Marinara with Penne

    5 reviews

    Fill your house with the warm, wonderful aroma of this rich, bold-flavored sauce. It’s my first original recipe and a...


    Spaetzle

    2 reviews

    This traditional German dish is one of the most popular dishes in our family restaurant. It is so delicious when...


    Spinach Beef Macaroni Bake

    22 reviews

    This hearty casserole is great for a family reunion or church supper. I've also made half the recipe for family...


    Italian Pasta Sauce

    5 reviews

    As a special part of their wedding buffet, my daughter Kris' husband fixed a big batch of this thick flavorful...


    Wonton Walnut Ravioli

    6 reviews

    Roasted butternut squash has a sweet, nutty flavor similar to pumpkin but is much easier to prepare. If time is...

    Mushroom Tortellini Soup

    4 reviews

    This colorful veggie soup gets all bulked up thanks to cheesy tortellini. It's a real comfort on a cold or...


    Ricotta Gnocchi in Tomato Sauce

    1 review

    If you like trying out new dishes and enjoy Italian food, you should give this recipe a try. We
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    Weeknight Pasta Squiggles

    This zesty pasta dish is ideal for busy weeknights. It's low on ingredients and easy to prep, and it tastes...


    Turkey Linguine with Tomato Cream Sauce

    2 reviews

    I love an easy weeknight meal! This meal comes together quickly and uses up that half block of cream cheese...


    Italian Sausage & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

    1 review

    Flavor-packed sausage and sun-dried tomatoes are sure to liven up any simple pasta dish. I have a feeling that once...


    Chicken & Spinach Mostaccioli

    5 reviews

    So simple but so good, this saucy pasta dish is always well received. I love that I can prepare in...


    Ranch Mac & Cheese

    57 reviews

    I came up with the recipe for this creamy and satisfying macaroni and cheese, which has a special twist. My...


    Artichoke Florentine Pasta

    5 reviews

    Pasta loaded with artichokes and creamy cheese is everything a Sunday dinner should be: rich, tasty and memorable. Add cooked...

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    Chipotle Mac & Cheese

    6 reviews

    Beefy and bubbly, this Southwestern pasta bake heats up the dinner with a chipotle-pepper kick. Add more cayenne if you...


    Pasta Squiggles with Pumpkin Sauce

    3 reviews

    My family loves this spiral pasta in a tasty pumpkin sauce. Make it for Halloween and call it Creepy-Crawly Noodles!...


    Creamy Noodle Casserole

    24 reviews

    My husband, Ronald, works long hours and frequently doesn't arrive home until past 7 p.m. This casserole is ideal for...


    Italian Beef Tortellini Stew

    7 reviews

    This is my first completely original recipe—and it turned out to be awesome! It’s a hefty, rich stew, full of...


    One-Pot Spaghetti Dinner

    23 reviews

    Mamma mia! What’s the secret to this one-pot spaghetti? A homemade jar sauce and a one-pot cooking method makes this...


    Contest-Winning Veggie Tortellini Soup

    15 reviews

    “Italian cuisine has more to offer than spaghetti and pizza. Just check out this mouthwatering, healthy soup. I’ve served it...