We offer a plethora of pasta ideas, from quick dinners and tasty salads to vegetarian dishes and slow cooker lasagna. Whatever your needs -- potlucks, showers, birthday parties, picnics, tailgates, holiday dinners, or weeknight meals -- we have a pasta recipe that's perfect for you and your family. Our recipes shine with all types of flavorful ingredients, such as lemon, basil, sweet potatoes, shrimp, broccoli, apples, sausage, tomatoes, and chicken. We'll inspire you with skillets, lasagna, spaghetti, tortellini, noodle bowls, manicotti, ravioli, fettuccine, and our favorite ideas for macaroni and cheese. If it's a side dish you're after, we'll show you how to make a fresh, summery salad and provide all kinds of inviting recipes. We'll even show you how to make your own homemade noodles and the ins and outs of using a pasta machine. And what's pasta without a rich and hearty sauce to make it truly unforgettable? We have helpful how-tos for making Alfredo and a tantalizing pan sauce for spaghetti. Turn to the cooking pros at Better Homes and Gardens for all your pasta needs.
Top Pasta Recipes
With pasta as your base, you can enjoy a vegetarian dinner featuring just veggies and sauce.
How to Make Pasta Salad
- How to Make Macaroni and Cheese
- How to Make Orecchiette with Bacon Meatballs
- How to Make a Pan Sauce for Spaghetti
- 20-Minute Peanut Sauced Veggies and Noodles
- Irresistible Pumpkin Mac and Cheese
- Classic Lasagna: It's All in the White Sauce
- How to Make Alfredo Sauce
- How to Make Lasagna in a Slow Cooker
- How to Make Southwestern Chicken Pasta Salad
Pasta Cooking School
Warm and Hearty Pasta Recipes
Italian Pasta Recipes
Tuna, shrimp, salmon -- our pasta recipes with seafood are delicious and perfect for any dinner.
If you love a warm, meaty lasagna or a delicious vegetarian take, enjoy our collection of tasty lasagnas.
Pasta Salad: 18 Recipes to Try
A good pasta salad can be the buzz at any cookout or get-together. Try these variations of the classic pasta dish.
We Love Pesto Pasta
Admit it. You love pesto. So do we! Try one of our to-die-for pesto pasta recipes.
Baked Pasta Recipes
What's better than a bubbly baked pasta recipe straight from the oven? It's the perfect dinner recipe.
14 Delicious Lemon Pasta Recipes
If your pasta recipe needs a flavor boost, try one of our delicious lemon pasta recipes. Yum!
Vegetarian Pasta: 15 Meat-Free Italian Dishes
Just because you're eating meat-free doesn't mean you need to eat flavor-free! Try our vegetarian pasta recipes.
Macaroni and Cheese Recipes
Mmmm cheesy! Dig in to one of our ooey-gooey macaroni and cheese recipes. You know you want to!
20 Delicious Italian Pasta Recipes
Make one of these easy Italian pasta recipes for your next weeknight dinner or special occasion.
Easy Stuffed Pasta Dishes
If you love ravioli, tortellini, or manicotti, you won't be able to get enough of our stuffed pasta dishes!
Learn all about what you can substitute for pasta in your delicious Italian recipes.
How to Make Homemade Ravioli
Learn how to make delicious ravioli on your own. Our method takes just seven steps!
How to Make Homemade Noodles
Learn how to make homemade noodles for your pasta dishes. It's easier than you think!
Easy Stuffed Pasta Dishes
Sink your teeth into these easy-to-make stuffed-pasta recipes for manicotti, ravioli, tortellini, and shells.
15+ Incredibly Easy Pasta Recipes
Pasta recipes are a family lunch and dinner favorite, from linguine and fettuccine to rigatoni and tortellini.
Sensational Spaghetti Recipes
Whether you like your spaghetti spicy with shrimp or tossed in a Bolognese sauce, we have a recipe for all tastes.
10 Surprising Things to Do with Pasta
Surprise! Here are 10 fresh twists on dinner that start with a box of pasta.
How to Make Cavatelli Pasta
Learn from the experts how to make the best-ever cavatelli pasta shells.
How to Make Spaghetti
A hearty plateful of spaghetti and your favorite sauce starts at one place -- the pasta!
When you crave a delicious pasta recipe for dinner, let your machine do all the work with our hints and tips.
Put your math to the test with our quick tips for measuring dried pasta for your favorite recipes.
Flat Pasta Sheets
Don't shop for the packaged variety when you can surprise family and friends with fresh homemade pasta.
Storing and Freezing Pasta
You'll always serve the freshest pasta when you follow our handy storing and freezing guide.