Pasta Recipes

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.

Four-Cheese Butternut Spaghetti Pie

Enjoy a classic spaghetti pie (all made in one pot!) featuring some healthy, vitamin A- and C-rich butternut squash.
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Double Pepper-Pepperoni Pizza Pasta

This one-pot pasta dinner has all the best flavors of a classic pepperoni pizza. Make it with Canadian bacon and pineapple for a Hawaiian pizza twist.
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Pesto Orecchiette with Spinach and Smoked Salmon

You'll never believe this fancy-looking pasta dinner cooks in the same pot AND in only 20 minutes. A fresh squeeze of lemon is the perfect finish to this easy pasta dish.
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Tuscan Chicken Two-Tomato Pasta

A bowl of pasta full of Italian flavor is the comforting one-pot dinner you deserve. We've combined fire-roasted tomatoes and dried tomatoes for a rich and tangy sauce.
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Cauliflower-Bacon Shells and Cheese

Cauliflower florets add a healthy punch to this one-pot dinner flavored with crispy bacon and a velvety two-cheese sauce.
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Mexican Chicken Pasta

This one-pot chicken pasta recipe gets a Mexican kick thanks to the addition taco seasoning.
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More Pasta Recipes

Pasta Salad: 23 Recipes to Try

For your next potluck or picnic, make a delicious and easy pasta salad. With so many varieties—Italian pasta salad, chicken pasta salad, and other party-ready recipes—there's no need to rely on the same recipe every time. Switch it up with our pasta salads featuring fresh veggies and flavorful herbs.
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Copycat Lemon Rosemary Chicken

Grilled chicken deglazed in lemon and rosemary combines with a lightly tossed side of angel hair pasta with spinach and tomatoes. A quick and simple glaze is the key to the Tuscan flavors in this Johnny Carino's copycat!
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Creamy Sausage Rigatoni with Peas

This cream-sauced sausage pasta is the perfect one-pot meal for your family tonight.