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.

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Carbonara-Style Pasta with Peas and Shiitake "Bacon"
Rating: Unrated 2
Pan-fried mushrooms stand in for traditional pancetta in this meat-free riff on carbonara.
Chicken and Cauliflower Pasta
Rating: Unrated 2
If you can't find crispy chickpeas (in the snack aisle or health food section), use toasted pine nuts or roasted almonds.
Sourdough Pasta with Herbed Brown Butter Sauce
That's right, you can even make noodles from your sourdough discard. Follow our process and top with a simple sauce of butter, garlic, herbs, and black pepper.
Creamy Orecchiette with Spinach, Artichokes, and Bacon
Orecchiette pasta, known as "little ear," comes from Southern Italy. It works well for sauces, which collect in the pasta's concave shape.
Creamy Roasted Garlic and Mushroom Linguine
For a more distinct flavor and color, opt for a bulb of black garlic in place of the roasted garlic.
Ratatouille Pappardelle
The classic stewed veggies make the perfect hearty blend for a vegetarian pasta dinner.
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Pumpkin, Gouda, and Bacon Pasta
Rating: Unrated 1
Bacon delivers bold, smoky flavor while pumpkin and Gouda add velvety creaminess.
Stuffed Manicotti

Change-up this stuffed pasta recipe to your liking. To stuff shells instead of manicotti, mound the filling into 12 to 15 cooked jumbo pasta shells.