We think of this gorgeous lemon salmon pasta as the Audrey Hepburn of pasta recipes given how it graciously brings both elegance and simplicity to the party.
Just like the women for whom it's named, this pasta puttanesca recipe is edgy, spicy, and more than a little sassy. Gets the job done in a hurry, too.
Pasta alla Norma3/20
We've tasted a lot of pasta alla Norma recipes in our day, and we gotta say, after trying this one, we're calling it quits on our search for the perfect recipe. Because this is it.
This classic Italian spaghetti all’aglio e olio is going to rock your world with its understated simplicity and undeniable frugality.
Think you've got nothing in the house for supper? Take a look at this nifty little pasta recipe that comes together in minutes. And then think again.
Summer simplicity that's gonna earn a place in your weekly rotation.
Summer at its simplest, not to mention it's most splendid, seeing as how five minutes of effort yields a meal that rivals round-trip tickets to Italy.
Roasted cauliflower. Andouille sausage. Spinach. Goat cheese. Bowtie pasta. What's not to love about this quick weeknight meal? You'll be fighting your loved ones for leftovers.
A perky weeknight supper tossed together from five consummate pantry staples: skinny strands of quick-cooking angel hair pasta, lemon, cream, parsley, and booze.
Got leftover spaghetti and some eggs? Then you've got supper. This recipe, from a chef at Chez Panisse, shows you how.
This weeknight friendly, company worthy, simple but not terribly subtle pasta concoction has us swooning.
This zucchini linguine is a panoply of summer abundance with summer squash and herbs crowding out the usual pasta sauce suspects. No complaints here.
A sort of inside-out take on tortellini filled with spinach and ricotta, this quick weeknight pasta supper boasts a rich spinach and ricotta sauce.
So long, noodles that are buried beneath heavy cream sauces. This shrimp and leek pasta is made with a barely-there broth and the sweetness of leeks.
Eating healthy never tasted so satisfying as this jumble of salty, savory, and spicy that's done in just 30 minutes. Rumor has it cold leftovers are just as magnificent as dinner the night before.
Lemon, ricotta cheese, peas, and pappardelle pasta. The name says it all. A simple dish that can be made in no time. It's a real family-friendly dish. Honest.
Bet you've already got everything you need for this frugal pantry pasta. All you need now is 15 minutes to pull it together.
Lobster Fra Diavolo18/20
Lend a little swanky to everyday spaghetti by gilding it with chunks of sweet, sweet lobster and juuuuust the perfect hit of chile pepper.
So what if salmon isn't from Italy? Cookbook author Giuliano Hazan is and he says to toss chunks of the rich fish with pasta, tomatoes, and cream. We'll happily oblige.
Mussels take a twirl through a classic red pasta sauce and linguine. Most certainly able to inspire laughter, scintillating conversation, perhaps even a twirl on the dance floor afterwards.