Our 10 Most Popular Pasta Recipes of 2022

published Dec 26, 2022
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Pasta is on our table at least once a week, thanks to its affordability, ease, and versatility. Plus, it’s just so comforting. So of course I always have my eye out for new and inspired recipes. We delivered plenty of those this year at Kitchn. Your favorites included Caesar salad-inspired spaghetti, colorful shrimp pasta salad, and a cheesy pasta al forno to feed a crowd.

Here are our most popular new pasta recipes of 2022.

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Tomato Orzo Salad with Tahini Dressing

This salad is equal parts nourishing and nutty, thanks to the tomatoes, orzo pasta, fresh veggies, feta cheese, and tahini.

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Spaghetti Salad
Spaghetti salad is the perfect make-ahead meal that's bursting with freshness.
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Shrimp Pasta Salad

This shrimp pasta salad recipe is laced with tiny succulent shrimp, crunchy celery, colorful red onion, bell pepper, juicy cherry tomatoes, and feta crumbles.

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Chicken and Shrimp Carbonara
This Olive Garden-inspired chicken and shrimp carbonara is easier than you think to pull together at home.
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5 / 10
Creamy Roasted Garlic Pasta with Zucchini & Corn

Here, heaps of grated zucchini and garlic are slow-caramelized into a savory, buttery sauce.

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6 / 10
Caesar Spaghetti
Your favorite salad and spaghetti in one dish.
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Taco Spaghetti

Mexican American flavors elope with a red sauce spaghetti casserole.

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Ranch Pasta Salad
This ranch pasta salad is packed with veggies and texture, but still delivers classic creamy macaroni salad vibes.
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Pasta al Forno
If you're not feeding a crowd, you can easily split this pasta bake between two dishes and freeze one for another day.
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10 / 10
This classic Italian comfort food is super simple to put together.
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