Ground beef sautéed with garlic, onion, and tomatoes turns plain pasta into a hearty meal.
Get the recipe for Spaghetti With Meat Sauce and Mozzarella.
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Grated lemon zest cuts the richness of the cream and adds a bright note to the final dish.
Get the recipe for Creamy Ravioli With Squash, Lemon, and Chives.
Briny olives, chopped almonds, and sweet roasted peppers provide an assertive mix of flavors in this satisfying pasta.
Get the recipe for Mediterranean Campanelle With Roasted Red Peppers and Almonds.
The goat cheese melts as it’s tossed with the warm pasta and wilted greens, creating a mild, creamy sauce.
Get the recipe for Pappardelle With Swiss Chard, Onions, and Goat Cheese.
Can't handle the heat? Try this shellfish-laden pasta dish without the chili peppers.
Get the recipe for Spicy Linguine With Clams.
Use chicken sausage instead of pork for a healthier take on this kid-friendly recipe.
Get the recipe for Pesto Orecchiette With Chicken Sausage.
Tarragon lends its distinctive aroma and flavor to a cheese tortellini dinner.Get the recipe for Tortellini With Peas and Tarragon.
Want real heat? Go heavier on the red pepper that spices the shrimp.Get the recipe for Angel Hair With Spicy Shrimp.
Walnuts add both crunch and extra protein to a vegetarian recipe.Get the recipe for Spaghetti With Zucchini, Walnuts, and Raisins.
Play with the tastes in this dish by varying the chicken sausage. Try roasted garlic or apple flavors.Get the recipe for Pasta With Chicken Sausage and Broccoli.
No heavy sauces here. Fresh mint gives the pasta snap and bite.Get the recipe for Fettuccine With Peas, Shallot, and Herbs.
This so-simple dish is truly back to basics, calling for little more than pasta, fresh tomatoes, and basil.Get the recipe for Pasta With Fresh Tomato Sauce.
Bacon and Brussels sprouts, a popular twosome, meet up over cheese ravioli.Get the recipe for Ravioli With Brussels Sprouts and Bacon.
White wine and cream make a delectable sauce.Get the recipe for Creamy Fettuccine With Corn and Arugula.
Use whole-wheat rigatoni or penne in this recipe if you’re looking to boost your intake of whole grains.Get the recipe for Pasta With Tuna and Black Olive Vinaigrette.
Make extras of the garlicky tomato sauce and spoon it on crusty bread for an easy take on bruschetta.Get the recipe for Rigatoni With Tomatoes, Raisins, and Pine Nuts.
Fresh spinach and ravioli get a hint of smokiness with a topping of crumbled bacon.Get the recipe for Ravioli With Spinach and Bacon.
As good as this dish is hot, it works just as well at room temperature for a barbecue or picnic take-along; just sub in penne or farfalle.Get the recipe for Linguine With Zucchini and Chickpeas.
The creamy pesto-based sauce is also delicious over tortellini or linguine.Get the recipe for Gnocchi With Pesto, Green Beans, and Ricotta.
Despite its elegant presentation of shaved asparagus and Parmesan, this recipe takes only 20 minutes to prepare.Get the recipe for Whole-Wheat Spaghetti With Asparagus.
Replacing heavy cream with skim milk makes for a lighter version of a classic dish.Get the recipe for Low-Fat Fettuccine Alfredo.
A breakfast staple—eggs—works overtime to power a pasta dinner.Get the recipe for Scrambled Pasta.
Diverse flavors meld beautifully in a recipe that is equally yummy with sweet or hot Italian pork sausage.Get the recipe for Fettuccine With Sausage and Cabbage.
High in protein, calcium, and vitamins, chickpeas are great in salads, purees, and even sautés, in addition to pasta dishes.Get the recipe for Chickpea Pasta With Almonds and Parmesan.
Crisp apple pieces tossed into the pasta give the dish a satisfying bite.Get the recipe for Ravioli With Apples and Walnuts.
Sautéed zucchini and mint add extra layers of flavor to pasta and homemade pesto sauce.Get the recipe for Basil Pesto Pasta With Zucchini and Mint.