15 Perfect Pasta Recipes You’ll Want to Make Over & Over Again

Pasta is one of the ultimate comfort food dinners and you’ll want these family-friendly pasta dinner recipes on repeat once you try them! From traditional to trendy, these recipes are approachable, customizable and once you take a bite, you’ll be hoping for leftovers the next day!

Boursin Cheese Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

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This Boursin Cheese Pasta is made by roasting cherry tomatoes and garlic in a baking dish with Boursin cream cheese, then stirring the mixture into your favorite pasta shape. This easy dinner is a must-try that you’ll want to have on repeat! Get the Recipe: Boursin Cheese Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes

Baked Ziti with Meatballs

Baked ziti with meatballs in a blue and white baking dish.
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Tender, juicy homemade meatballs cozy up in this cheesy Baked Ziti with Meatballs recipe. An easy dinner to get on the table quickly on hectic days. You can also make it ahead and freeze it for later. Get the Recipe: Baked Ziti with Meatballs

One Pot Kielbasa Pasta

One pot kielbasa pasta on a white plate.
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This simple One Pot Kielbasa Pasta includes a creamy, cheesy pasta with the savory richness of smoked kielbasa sausage. Kielbasa compliments pasta, peppers, and onions perfectly, offering a versatile and satisfying dinner option ready in just 35 minutes. Get the Recipe: One Pot Kielbasa Pasta

Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta

Creamy mushroom chicken pasta on a plate.
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Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta in a sauce crafted with dried porcini mushrooms and heavy cream. This Italian-inspired pasta dish is perfect for a date night, especially when paired with a glass of wine.. Get the Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta

Giant Cheese-Stuffed Shells

Giant cheese-stuffed shells on a white plate surrounded by marinara sauce.
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These Giant Cheese-Stuffed Shells are an Olive Garden restaurant copycat that you can make in the comfort of your own kitchen. This is the perfect meal to prepare on the weekend and pop into the oven after a busy day during the week. Get the Recipe: Giant Cheese-Stuffed Shells

Sloppy Joe Casserole

Sloppy Joe pasta on a white plate with a fork.
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This Sloppy Joe Casserole Recipe is simple to make, featuring a homemade Sloppy Joe sauce seasoned just right. It includes a layer of melted cheese both in the middle and on top, making it a hearty and easy weeknight meal to enjoy. Get the Recipe: Sloppy Joe Casserole

Stuffed Rigatoni Pasta Pie

Stuffed rigatoni pasta pie fresh from the oven.
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Why choose between pasta and pie when you can have both? This stuffed rigatoni pasta pie blends savory beef and onion filling within a rigatoni crust, topped with a delightful egg and ricotta mixture, creating a comforting dinner favorite. Get the Recipe: Stuffed Rigatoni Pasta Pie

Easy One Pot Pasta with Lemon Ricotta

Pasta with lemon and ricotta in skillet with sliced lemon.
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You’ll love this easy one pot pasta with lemon ricotta for any occasion. The delicious creamy sauce with bright lemon flavors comes together in less than 20 minutes! Get the Recipe: Easy one Pot Pasta with Lemon Ricotta

Cajun Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken and Shrimp

Cajun Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken and Shrimp on a white plate.
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The creamy American-Italian fettuccine Alfredo is deliciously garlicky and rich. Combine it with Cajun seasoning for a flavorful sauce with a nice kick, then add juicy shrimp and tender chicken for a tasty dish that’s quick and easy to make. This dish is complex in flavor but simple to prepare, perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Get the Recipe: Cajun Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken and Shrimp

Cheesy Tortellini Casserole

Cheesy tortellini casserole in a white baking dish.
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Easy-does-it with this Cheesy Tortellini Casserole. It’s perfect for busy weeknights when everyone is coming and going and reheats well too for the next day! Get the Recipe: Cheesy Tortellini Casserole

Mexican Lasagna

Mexican laagna on a serving spoon.
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This easy Mexican Lasagna is a twist on a traditional lasagna that is perfect for a quick family dinner. This tasty pasta bake is stuffed full of taco-seasoned ground beef, beans, two kinds of cheese all baked in an enchilada sauce. Get the Recipe: Mexican Lasagna

Baked Beef Cannelloni with Spinach

Beef cannellonni served on a white plate with a fork on the side.
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This beef and spinach cannelloni consists of a savory filling stuffed into pasta shells, generously covered with marinara sauce and gooey mozzarella cheese, creating the ultimate Italian comfort food. Get the recipe: Baked Beef Cannelloni

Baked Rigatoni with Ground Beef

Baked rigatoni with ground beef in a white casserole dish with a spoon.
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This simple Baked Rigatoni with ground beef brings together basic ingredients to create a cozy meal. Rigatoni pasta is enveloped in a savory sauce with ground beef, then topped with melted cheese for that classic comfort food feel. It’s an effortless way to savor a hearty and fulfilling dish, ideal for any day of the week. Get the Recipe: Baked Rigatoni with Ground Beef

Pepperoni & Cheese Pizza Pasta Casserole

Pizza casserole in a white baking dish.
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This family-friendly Pepperoni & Cheese Pizza Pasta is made with rigatoni pasta, smothered in a tasty meat sauce with shredded cheese stirred in for that extra cheese-factor, then topped with another generous serving of cheese and pepperoni. Get the Recipe: Pepperoni & Cheese Pizza Pasta

Four Cheese Pasta

Four cheese pasta on a white plate with a fork.
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Calling all cheese-lovers! This Cheescake Factory Copycat Four Cheese Pasta is easy to make from the comfort of your own kitchen. Serve it with a fresh salad and garlic bread for an easy weeknight dinner the whole family will love. Get the Recipe: Four Cheese Pasta

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