Who says you can't make amazing pasta dishes at home? Our list of 36 can't-miss recipes has got you covered! Imagine the succulent flavors of Shrimp Carbonara or the classic comfort of Chicken Parmesan over pasta, all made easily in your kitchen. Even better, each dish is a snap to make with just 10 ingredients or less. Time to toss that takeout menu.
1. Easy Cheesy Chicken Parmesan
Find out why thousands of readers have made this recipe and love it! If you are looking for a delicious and easy-to-make dinner the whole family will love, our Chicken Parmesan recipe is for you! Juicy, tender, and crispy breaded chicken is baked to perfection in flavorful tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella and parmesan cheese!
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2. Tiktok's Viral Bake Feta Pasta
This Baked Feta Pasta recipe has gone viral on TikTok. Let's find out why! It's an amazing easy pasta dinner with just a few simple ingredients but is full of big flavors. Roasted ripe cherry tomatoes and salty cheese turn into this wonderfully creamy sauce that makes a delicious pasta dish.
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3. Shrimp Carbonara
Ready for a dinner that will have everyone asking for seconds? This Shrimp Carbonara recipe brings together creamy pasta, crispy bacon, and tender shrimp for an easy and fantastic meal.
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4. Lasagna Roll-Ups
Lasagna Roll-Ups are a fun, creative, and delicious twist on traditional lasagna. A lasagna noodle is rolled around a mouth-watering cheese and meat sauce filling.
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5. Fried Cabbage Noodles (German Krautfleckerl)
Experience the warmth and comfort of a traditional German dish with this delicious fried cabbage and noodle recipe: crispy bacon, savory ham, caramelized cabbage and onions, tender pasta, and a hint of nutty Parmesan cheese.
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6. Shrimp Mushroom Pasta
You won't believe how delicious this Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta dish is. This recipe is a hit with jumbo shrimp, creamy mushroom sauce, and a splash of red wine!
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7. Salmon Casserole
Get ready to wow your friends and family with this creamy, cheesy Salmon Casserole. Imagine tender salmon, wholesome spinach, and gooey cheese all melding together in a dreamy cream sauce.
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Our family loves this quick, easy, hearty Ham and Noodle Casserole (German: Nudelauflauf mit Schincken)—tender pasta topped with a simple egg and cream sauce and finished with Swiss cheese.
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9. Smoked Salmon Pasta
Get ready to wow your dinner table with this simple yet impressive Smoked Salmon Pasta! Smooth cream sauce, soft linguine, and tasty smoked salmon make this dish a real winner, and it can be served in about 20 minutes.
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10. Viral TikTok Spaghetti Pasta Recipe
Welcome to the easiest version of the Viral Tiktok Spaghetti pasta recipe. It's the ultimate comfort food – spaghetti, meat, and cheese – transformed into a viral sensation.
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11. French Onion Pasta
This one-pot French Onion Pasta recipe combines the hearty, rich flavors of a classic French Onion Soup with the comforting appeal of a creamy pasta dish. In one pot, we marry caramelized onions, hearty beef broth, and tender pasta, finished with a splash of white wine and a sprinkle of cheese. This recipe is perfect for a weeknight meal or a special occasion.
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12. Creamy Spinach Pasta Sauce
Indulge in a garlicky, creamy spinach pasta sauce that can be whipped up in just 15 minutes using only 5 ingredients. Isn’t it one of the quickest meals you can make? Pair it with your favorite pasta, sprinkle the top with Parmesan cheese, and serve while it is hot!
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13. Fiesta Chicken Pasta Casserole Bake
Promising the best south-of-the-border flavors, this fiesta chicken pasta casserole bake is a nice homage to Mexico. Chicken, corn, and black beans pair with tomatoes, sour cream, and Mexican and Tex-Mex-inspired seasonings to make this perfect Mexican chicken casserole. This southwest chicken and pasta casserole is perfect to use with rotisserie or leftover chicken.
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14. Caramelized Carrot Pasta Sauce
This is no ordinary carrot pasta sauce. Carrots and other root vegetables are caramelized to perfection and then combined with tangy mustard, zesty lemon juice, and creamy sour cream. The natural sweetness of the veggies and the savory herbs make this carrot sauce both filling and flavorful, a perfect addition to your dinner table.
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15. Instant Pot Mac And Cheese
You're just 20 minutes away from this creamy, cheesy, quick, and comforting Instant Pot Mac And Cheese meal. Just made for busy weeknights, this cheesy recipe is always a family favorite.
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16. Spinach And Peas One-Pot Pasta
This Healthy Vegan Spinach & Peas One-Pot Pasta is light, refreshing, and full of zesty flavor. Instead of heavy cream, it's tossed in a simple mix of healthy oil, apple cider vinegar, freshly squeezed lemon, and nutritional yeast - A perfect springtime lunch, summer BBQ side, or quick weeknight meal.
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17. Linguine Aglio e Olio
This recipe for Linguine Aglio e Olio features perfectly cooked linguine pasta coated in an aromatic garlic and olive oil sauce, topped with parsley, Parmesan cheese, and toasted panko breadcrumbs.
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18. Lemon Pepper Pasta
Pasta lovers rejoice! This creamy Lemon Pepper Pasta with parmesan is a delicious dinner that will quickly become a family favorite. Made with just a handful of ingredients you likely already have on hand at all times and is an easy 20 minute meal, it’s the perfect quick and easy weeknight dinner that is sure to impress. Serve it with extra fresh grated parmesan cheese on top and a crisp glass of white wine or Prosecco for the ultimate in Italian delight!
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19. Pancetta Pasta
For one of the easiest Italian recipes, make some pancetta pasta. Quick cooking angel hair pasta with crispy pancetta, garlic, & olive oil is simple yet comforting. I cannot rave enough about this dish.
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20. Cheesy Sausage Pasta
This cheesy, creamy sausage pasta recipe is made in just one pot! With tender pasta, 3 kinds of cheese, and juicy Italian sausage, this dish had heaps of flavor and needs very little cleanup!
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21. Cajun Shrimp Pasta
This Easy Cajun Shrimp Pasta recipe from scratch is flavorful and delicious with a creamy, silky smooth cajun Alfredo sauce made with parmesan and without whipping cream. The shrimp, spinach, and bell pepper (which you can leave out) are in the best sauce made with a roux (don't worry if you've never made one, it is EASY, and we have great directions), which makes it much lighter and less heavy, yet still incredibly creamy. It also means the sauce will stay smooth when reheated. Every bite is filled with flavor and a variety of textures. This meal also comes together in about 20 minutes, which makes it a win in my book!
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22. Broccoli Avocado Pasta
Garlicky cumin roasted broccoli gives this simple pasta dish outstanding flavor! With zingy lemon, cilantro, and chunks of creamy avocado, you’ll be amazed at how tasty this turns out with minimal ingredients and a low price point.
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23. Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic and Herbs
This angel hair pasta recipe is tender noodles coated in garlic, fresh herbs, olive oil, butter, and parmesan cheese. Add a fresh tomato topping for a memorable side dish or a lighter main course option!
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24. Meaty Marinara Baked Pasta
Ready in under an hour, this Meaty Marinara Pasta Bake is a delicious weeknight meal to serve your hungry family! It's full of lean ground beef, tomato sauce, cheesy mozzarella, and your favorite pasta!
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25. Boursin Cheese Pasta
Pasta, creamy Boursin cheese, and veggies are simmered in a cream sauce that’s all made and served in one skillet! This is the ultimate mac and cheese dinner with just 6 easy-to-find ingredients. And the best part is how simple this recipe is to make.
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26. Rigatoni Pomodoro
This rigatoni pomodoro pasta is a simple but tasty recipe to make quickly on a busy weeknight. Tangy tomato flavor with a bit of red pepper flakes for a slight kick of spice. Topped with fresh mozzarella cheese and basil leaves.
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27. Lemon Shrimp Asparagus Pasta
If you have been looking for a new pasta dish to add to your dinner rotation, look no further! This Lemon Shrimp Asparagus pasta is a perfect choice—it is light, fresh, and delicious. Asparagus is the perfect spring vegetable to include and pairs extremely well with shrimp and lemon. In addition to the pasta, shrimp, and asparagus, you will be making a delicious lemon, garlic, and parmesan or nutritional yeast sauce to coat the pasta.
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28. Creamy Tuscan Ravioli
Dive into a delightful Creamy Tuscan Ravioli dish that's both easy and irresistibly flavorful. Infused with rich garlic, parmesan, and sun-dried tomatoes, this easy dinner promises to be a weeknight favorite with simple steps and incredible taste!
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29. Instant Pot Chicken Pasta
This Instant Pot chicken pasta is a dump-and-go recipe that will for sure enter your weekly dinner rotation. It's easy, delicious, and ready in just 25 minutes. This is one of those dump-and-go Instant Pot recipes that you'll make over and over again. It's creamy and cheesy, and the flavors are just amazing.
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30. Chicken and Broccoli Lasagna
Chicken & Broccoli Lasagna is a delicious combination of tender chicken, crisp broccoli, and creamy Alfredo sauce, all layered between noodles and melted cheese. It's a hearty dinner and a comforting meal the whole family will love.
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31. Spicy Italian Sausage
This easy weeknight tomato pasta recipe uses spicy Italian sausage, tomato sauce, and crushed red pepper for a hearty dinner. Ready in just 30 minutes.
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32. Pasta al Pesto
This easy pasta al pesto recipe combines homemade basil pesto sauce with cooked tagliatelle pasta for a quick, delicious, and satisfying pasta dish the whole family will love!
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33. Tortellini Carbonara
Sometimes, a rich, indulgent pasta is exactly what you need to hit the spot. This Tortellini Carbonara has a homemade sauce made from eggs and parmesan, and the bacon scattered throughout provides the perfect amount of saltiness. Plus, with pre-made tortellini, the dish comes together in just 20 minutes.
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34. San Marzano Tomato Sauce
Easy homemade tomato sauce recipe made with the best tomatoes! San Marzano tomatoes are prized for their fleshy inside, minimal seeds, and balanced flavor, making them ideal for use in this delicious tomato sauce.
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35. Salmon Alfredo
Salmon Alfredo is a very high-end tasting dish that’s rather low-effort to prepare — that’s the best combination! Our Italian salmon recipe features flaky, buttery baked fish stirred into a plate full of rich, creamy fettuccine Alfredo. The result is a restaurant-quality dinner in less than 30 minutes!
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36. Bacon Tomato Pasta
This bacon tomato pasta is the easiest and the most flavorful pasta you will ever try. It only takes 20 minutes to whip up, plus it is done perfectly gluten-free and dairy-free.
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37. Chicken Piccata Pasta
Chicken Piccata Pasta – A light and zesty pasta dish made with lemon juice, capers, and cream. It’s the perfect comfort food dish to enjoy anytime.
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