Pasta Recipes & Meal Ideas
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This Chicken Noodle Casserole Is Even More Comforting Than Chicken Noodle Soup
It will warm you through and through.
Oct 2, 2020
One-Pot Pasta Puttanesca Is a Lazy Cook's Dream
Chances are you've got everything on hand to make it.
Oct 2, 2020
A Whole Wheat Pasta Made Special for Kids (& Adults, Too!)
Brendan McEntee’s young daughter Mara loved to eat pasta, but he wasn’t happy about the overly refined carbohydrates found in the classic durum wheat varieties. He tried to coax her into eating whole wheat pasta but her young palate refused the gritty texture.As the owner of a wholesale flour company, Mr. McEntee was in a position to find out if there was a way to develop a smooth textured, mild-flavored pasta with the nutritional advantage of whole wheat.
Sep 30, 2020
5 Steps to the Perfect Bowl of Pasta
How boring is it that I learned the secret to making perfect pasta in Italy? Yes, fresh made pasta is amazing, and no, that’s not the technique I’m about to share with you. (Now that you know I’m not going to talk about fresh made pasta, are you a) disappointed, b) disgusted, or c) totally excited, because pasta should be easy?) My friend’s Italian husband Peldi taught me the five steps to a perfect bowl of pasta: Use the biggest pot you have.
Sep 30, 2020
How I Taught My Teenager to Make Pasta into a Meal
My kids love pasta. When they found out I was writing this series, one of the things they wanted to know was how to make pasta into a meal. Pasta is a great one-pot meal, and the possibilities for it are endless. My lucky, lucky children learned how to boil pasta from an Italian, in Italy. We spent a few weeks there one summer. We stayed with a friend, and ate everything in sight. If the kids loved pasta before, they were connoisseurs after.
Sep 30, 2020
Our 10 Easiest Family-Friendly Pasta Recipes
Something for everyone at the table!
Sep 30, 2020
The Art of Serving Pasta for Dinner, According to Moms
As a parent, I love pasta more than I ever thought possible. I keep plenty in the pantry and it solves many dinner (and lunch, and occasionally breakfast) dilemmas. Got a picky eater? Pasta. Trying to introduce a new food? Pasta. Just need a dinner that everyone will love so the dinner table is quiet? Pasta! There is a subtle art to making a pasta dinner that is tasty enough to satisfy grown-ups without alienating tiny diners.
Sep 30, 2020
Slow Cooker Lentil and Mushroom Bolognese Is the Comforting Dinner You Crave
Serve it over pasta, zoodles, or cauliflower gnocchi.
Sep 28, 2020
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Spinach Artichoke Mac and Cheese Is Comfort Food at its Best
Like clockwork, the arrival of sweater weather brings a craving for all things cheesy and comforting. So we set out to create a dish that’s warm, cozy, and melty, without being heavy. The answer is this mac and cheese. It features the classic combination of spinach and artichokes to balance the richness, and what makes it even more of a win is that it’s loaded with the unexpected deliciousness of Daiya plant-based cheese.
Sep 28, 2020
One-Pot Spicy Sausage and Tomato Pasta Is Low Effort, Big Flavor
It's the easiest meal you'll make this week.
Sep 26, 2020
10 Pasta Recipes That Have Plenty of Veggies
Bright, fresh, and filling.
Sep 24, 2020
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Saucy Spaghetti and Meatballs Is the Cozy Dinner That Wins with the Entire Family
Welcome to Rollover Dinners, a new monthly series to help you make smart use of leftovers. This week, we’re using leftovers from this spaghetti and meatballs to make warm, cheesy meatball subs that come together in next to no time. Read the intro here.There’s just something about a pot of meatballs simmering in sauce on the stovetop that immediately evokes feelings of cozy kitchens and time spent at home with family.
Sep 24, 2020
You Can Make This Chicken and Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl in 20 Minutes
Rollover Dinners
This one-pot meal brightens up store-bought broth with roasted chicken, vibrant veggies, and a simple pantry sauce.
Sep 18, 2020
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Vegetarian Chili Mac–Inspired Baked Ziti Is the Definition of Hands-Off Cooking
Welcome to Rollover Dinners, a new monthly series to help you make smart use of leftovers. This week, we’re using leftovers from a big pot of vegetarian chili to make this gooey, cheese-packed casserole that barely requires any prep before it hits the oven. Read the intro here.When it comes to comfort foods, there are a handful that rank higher than the rest: Chili mac and baked ziti are two of them.
Sep 10, 2020
One-Pot Spinach-Artichoke Chicken Pasta Is Fast, Easy, and Seriously Satisfying
It's packed with flavor and ready in 15 minutes.
Sep 9, 2020
This Famous “Great-Grandma’s Baked Ziti” Is the Best Simple Comfort Food I Know
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This is the cheesiest, most satisfying baked ziti I've ever dug into.
Sep 3, 2020
This Greek-Inspired Shrimp and Orzo Skillet Is Supremely Satisfying
Make this rule-breaking, one-pan dinner ASAP.
Sep 1, 2020
A Retro Pantry Staple Is the Secret to This One-Pot Orzo Dinner
Think an elegant one-pot dinner made in just 30 minutes is impossible? Think again.
Aug 31, 2020
Make-Ahead Soba & Veggies Is the Perfect Cold Meal for a Hot Summer Day
It's bursting with fresh tomato flavor.
Aug 31, 2020
Trader Joe’s Just Released 3 Cozy Pastas We’ll Be Eating All Autumn Long
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FROZEN CACIO E PEPE!
Aug 25, 2020
The Best New Groceries to Hit Supermarket Shelves This August
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TLDR: Stouffer's now makes lasagna bites. Here are 10 of the best new groceries coming to shelves in August 2020.
Aug 18, 2020
Buttery Shrimp Scampi Is the Best Shrimp and Pasta Dish, Ever
There's no denying it.
Aug 9, 2020
This Pesto Pasta Salad Only Takes 15 Minutes to Make
Kitchn’s Delicious Links column highlights recipes we’re excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites. Dear friends and family, we are officially entering the season of pasta salad. Have you found your back-pocket recipe for summer yet? I have to be real: I’m not one for the mayo-laden traditional pasta salads you might have found at picnics 20 years ago.
Aug 6, 2020
This Sunny Lemon Pasta Salad Is Bursting with Fresh Herbs
It's the tastiest solution to an overflowing herb garden.
Jul 28, 2020
This Fresh & Zippy Pasta Salad Is the Ultimate Work-from-Home Lunch
We'll show you how to eat it all week long.
Jul 28, 2020
Upgrade Pasta Salad with Smoky Grilled Asparagus and Salty Prosciutto
Finally, a pasta salad that's packed with flavor in every bite.
Jul 27, 2020
Creamy Corn Bucatini with Burrata Is a Summer Weeknight Win
You only need five ingredients to make it.
Jul 18, 2020
One-Pot Eggplant Caponata Pasta Will Transport You to Sicily
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Take a trip to Italy with this Mediterranean meal.
Jul 20, 2020
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Pepperoni Pierogy Pizza Casserole Combines Your Two Favorite Comfort Foods in One
Pizza is pretty much always a guaranteed win at the dinner table. Whether it’s a pie from your favorite delivery spot or a homemade creation, it’s always delicious. And if you’re looking for yet another creative spin on the classic dish, we’d like to introduce you to Pierogy Pizza Casserole.With the help of Mrs.
Jul 17, 2020
Upgrade Boxed Mac and Cheese with Avocado
This combination is asking you to take two of life’s greatest pleasures — macaroni and cheese and avocados — and bring them together in cheesy, creamy harmony. When you’re running low on ideas for a fast and truly enjoyable dinner, this quick mac and cheese hack is the one to turn to. Avocado adds an extra dose of creaminess to your mac and cheese without actually throwing in any more cheese or milk — although that is always an option.
Jul 17, 2020
Creamy One-Pot Zucchini Pasta Is Supremely Satisfying
This comforting one-pot dinner is ready in 15 minutes.
Jul 15, 2020
The Pasta Tools *Everyone* Needs — Even If You Never Make Noodles from Scratch
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Everyone needs a spider for sure!
Jul 12, 2020
This Summery Spaghetti Pie Is Packed with Fresh Veggies and Herbs
It's a fresh new take on the classic weeknight meal.
Jul 10, 2020
How I Prep a Week of Kid-Friendly Meals Packed with Fruits & Veggies
Power Hour Meal Prep
It results in a week of colorful and produce-packed, family-friendly meals.
Jul 6, 2020
Easy, Cheesy Stuffed Shells Are Always a Good Idea
Plenty of melty cheese and lots of warm tomato sauce ensure this is comfort food at its best.
Jul 8, 2020
One-Pot Cheesy Tortellini Tastes Just Like Spinach-Artichoke Dip
It's ready in less than 10 minutes.
Jul 3, 2020
The Very Best Thing to Do with a Bag of Trader Joe's Kale Gnocchi
This sheet pan dinner is crispy, vibrant, and oh-so green.
Jul 1, 2020
One-Pot Creamy Chicken Orzo Is Supremely Satisfying
It's just the thing you crave at the end of a busy day.
Jun 25, 2020
This Baked Skillet Chicken Pasta Is Packed with Fresh Lemon Flavor
The very best way to get your summer pasta fix.
Jun 24, 2020
Make a Big Batch of Pesto Pasta Salad, Eat It All Week Long
It deserves a permanent place in your fridge this summer.
Jun 23, 2020
This Creamy, Tangy Macaroni Salad Is Full of Ingenious Shortcuts
It's ready in just 15 minutes.
Jun 23, 2020
Michael Marino and Jorge Moret’s Spicy Bucatini Aglio e Olio
Jorge and I met in 2008, and after three months of seriously dating, I decided to introduce him to my parents. Here is the recipe my mom made for dinner.
Jun 22, 2020
How To Make Cacio e Pepe: The Easiest Method for Perfect Results Every Time
A step-by-step guide to making the easiest and very best cacio e pepe pasta.
Jun 18, 2020
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You Should Be Grilling Pierogies — and This Easy Foil Packet Dinner Proves It
Now that summer is in full swing, preparing dinner on the grill most nights is practically a given. If you’ve got burgers and hot dogs on repeat right now, you’re probably itching for a little inspiration — something fast, easy, and family-friendly that’s packed with flavor.We know just the thing: Mrs. T’s Classic Onion Pierogies. If you’re not familiar with Mrs.
Jun 18, 2020
The Iconic Compact Pasta Maker That Made Our Best List Is 40% Off Right Now
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Fresh, delicious pasta without an extra ounce of effort from you!
May 27, 2020
One-Pot Pesto Tortellini Is a 3-Ingredient Win
This veggie-packed pasta really, truly wows.
May 25, 2020
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This Creamy Instant Pot Mushroom Pasta Practically Makes Itself
We don’t know about you, but creamy pastas have been on repeat in our kitchens these days. We can’t help but crave the comfort of carbs and cheese, and this recipe is exactly what we want to eat right now: It’s rich and velvety thanks to Campbell’s® Cream of Mushroom Soup and Swanson® Chicken Broth. Not to mention that it’s packed with tender mushrooms and made cheesy with plenty of Parmesan.
May 20, 2020
Recipe: Creamy Corn and Basil Orzotto
Creamy orzo flecked with sweet corn and basil is just what your week needs.
May 20, 2020
Recipe: One-Pot Tomato Chickpeas and Orzo
A quick and easy meal inspired by a Roman classic.
May 19, 2020
This One-Skillet Tortellini Dinner Is a Must-Make for Spring
It's packed with vibrant veggies (and a bit of crispy bacon).
May 14, 2020
Why Making Fresh Pasta with My Kids Means More to Me than Ever Before
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When dinner becomes distance learning, everyone wins.
Apr 30, 2020
Easy 3-Ingredient Pasta Salad Ideas for Whatever You Have in Your Pantry
Pasta plus three: These pasta salads are delicious enough for potlucks and quick enough for lunch. Learn them all by heart!
Apr 27, 2020
The Rule-Breaking Gnocchi Dinner I Make Every Single Week
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It's an absolute must-make.
Apr 24, 2020
The Best Thing About Sheltering in New Jersey Is My In-Laws’ Manicotti
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The stuffed pasta is a family-favorite, passed down from generation to generation, and it always comes with stories.
Apr 17, 2020
Carla Lalli Music's Confited-Tomato Pasta Recipe Is Simple yet Glamorous
Don't underestimate leftover confited tomatoes.
Apr 11, 2020
Instant Pot "Lazy" Lasagna Is a Weeknight Dinner Dream
Let the pressure cooker do all the work for you.
Apr 2, 2020
Recipe: Philly Cheesesteak Pasta Skillet
As a child of the 1980s, one night a week was reserved for Hamburger Helper — a quick sauté of ground beef, some noodles, and sauce and you’ve got dinner. Today, I don’t need help from a box to get a quick skillet dinner on the table; I just need a basket of everyday ingredients and inspiration from an iconic sandwich. Philly cheesesteaks mean thinly sliced beef and sautéed onions and bell peppers tucked into a hoagie roll and smothered with melted cheese.
Mar 30, 2020
Recipe: Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup
This soup really has it all.
Mar 25, 2020
Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup Is a Dinner Winner
It's the best thing you can make in you Instant Pot.
Mar 25, 2020
This Lazy Meatball Soup Is Simple and Comforting
One smart shortcut cuts the prep time in half.
Mar 23, 2020
25 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Fewer
We don't know about you, but we're really into carbs right now.
Mar 19, 2020
Cooking for One? Make Single-Serve Pasta with Pork Ragu
It's like DIY Hamburger Helper (in the best way possible).
Mar 23, 2020
These 5-Ingredient One-Pot Pastas Practically Make Themselves
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These are some of the easiest, most comforting dinners you can make.
Mar 23, 2020
Sausage and Lentil One-Pot Pasta Is an Easy, High-Protein Dinner
It's ready in just 20 minutes.
Mar 20, 2020
One-Pot Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Is Ready in 15 Minutes
And you only need five ingredients to make it.
Mar 20, 2020
This One-Pot Cacio e Pepe Isn't Traditional, But It's Absolutely Foolproof
You're just 5 ingredients and 15 minutes away from pasta perfection.
Mar 19, 2020
These Comforting, Nourishing Stuffed Shells Are Exactly What I Need Right Now
They're packed with equal parts cheese and veggies.
Mar 19, 2020
Creamy Mushroom One-Pot Pasta Is Fast, Easy, and Seriously Satisfying
It's ready in less than half an hour.
Mar 17, 2020
For the Fluffiest Homemade Gnocchi, Cook Them As the French Do
Crispy on the outside and light-as-air on the inside.
Mar 15, 2020
Caprese Chicken Casserole Is the Easiest Way to Turn Salad into Dinner
It's fast, fresh, and super delicious.
Mar 13, 2020
The One Essential Ingredient for the Easiest, Creamiest Mac and Cheese
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This magical low-lift mac and cheese recipe is a weeknight dinner miracle.
Mar 5, 2020