Weekends should be spent relaxing and recovering from the previous week. That’s why pasta is one of our favorite meals to cook on Saturday or Sunday. It’s comforting, moreish, budget-friendly, and couldn’t be easier to make.
Check out our list of delicious pasta dishes to make this weekend. Whether it’s a creamy penne or a tart lasagna, we guarantee you’ll find something the whole family will enjoy.
Time to skip the bread and enjoy your BLT salad style! Made with bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, pasta, and a few extra ingredients, this recipe is perfect for just about any gathering! This dish is ready and on your table in 15 minutes, and will have your guests asking for seconds every time.
Avocado pasta is an elegant dish that’s creamy, vegetarian and full of flavor! Easy to make with a few simple ingredients, this meal will be ready and on your table in just 15 minutes.
This Southern baked mac and cheese is made completely from scratch! Featuring loads of delicious cheese, every bite is incredibly creamy, cheesy and perfectly seasoned.
Do you love to eat at Olive Garden? Well, now you can take that love right into your home! This copycat chicken alfredo recipe is just like the one you’d enjoy at the restaurant. Plus, it’s simple to make in just 20 minutes.
A creamy and cheesy meal with a little spice, this is a pasta dish you need to try. It’s a simple recipe that combines orecchiette (a shell-shaped pasta) with a mouth-watering vodka sauce.
Here’s a recipe that only uses five ingredients and takes just five minutes to prepare. Fettuccine alfredo is an Italian dish that’s incredibly creamy and cheesy. The best part? The sauce is homemade!
This creamy pasta dish is made with spaghetti noodles, eggs, bacon and garlic. It has no cheese – making it completely dairy free but is big on flavor! Garnish with a sprinkling of chives and enjoy!
This spaghetti and meatball dish takes basic recipes to the next level! Featuring homemade meatballs and homemade marinara sauce, this one is sure to impress.
BBQ macaroni salad is simply delicious! It’s an easy dish that’s sure to impress everyone. Made with macaroni, veggies, cider vinegar, hot sauce, mayonnaise, BBQ sauce, and seasonings, it’s the perfect dish to serve to a large crowd at your next summer party.
Twenty minutes is all it takes to make this sausage and pasta skillet dish. It’s quick and easy, making this recipe perfect for those busy weeknights. From the tomato garlic sauce to the chunks of sausage, this is a dish your family will love.
If you’re looking for your next meatless Monday recipe here it is! Ravioli with a spinach and ricotta cheese filling is a must-try! Plus, everything in this recipe is homemade.
This dish is both healthy and bursting with flavor. From the tangy sun-dried tomatoes to the crunchy broccoli and salty parmesan cheese, this dish is one you need to try!
This recipe takes traditional olive oil pasta and adds delicious Mediterranean flavors like artichokes, grape tomatoes, and feta cheese. It’s a great choice for weeknights, taking just 20 minutes to prepare.
Here’s a dish that’s loaded with both veggies and flavor. It’s satisfying, healthy and nutritious. We bet your family won’t even miss the meat!
Easy Pasta Recipes with Chicken
If you’re a fan of bruschetta bread then you’ll appreciate this recipe! It’s chicken penne pasta that’s topped with fresh bruschetta. Pair it with crispy garlic bread for an amazing meal.
Your pasta dish is about to get a bit of a Southern flare with this recipe. Creamy Cajun chicken pasta has a bit of a kick that doesn’t overpower the overall flavor. The best part? It comes together easily, in one pot.
This pasta salad recipe features incredible Italian flavors. Ready and on your table in just 25 minutes, it can be served right away or tucked into the fridge to enjoy later.
Perfect for those summer get-togethers or BBQs, this pasta salad is light, refreshing and delicious. Made with fresh veggies, and feta cheese and tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette, it’s healthy and delicious. This recipe is also easily doubled or tripled to feed a larger crowd.
Ever try your hands at making a delicious orzo dish? Well, here’s your chance to try one that everyone will love! Baked orzo with feta and spinach is made with homemade breadcrumbs and a sauce that’s sure to impress.
Rich and gooey, classic baked ziti is made with layers of pasta, homemade sauce, Italian sausage, and three types of cheese. It’s a comforting dish that could be difficult to share!
Now’s your chance to skip the premade store-bought lasagna and make it at home instead. This spinach artichoke lasagna uses fresh ingredients and is lightly flavored , for a dish that’s satisfying without being too heavy.
This is a quick and healthy dish loaded with fresh veggies. It’s meatless, vegan, and gluten-free too!
Vegans, get ready to rejoice! Butternut squash linguine with fried sage is for you. This impressive dish is gently spiced and a little creamy, making it both healthy and comforting.
Easy tomato rigatoni is a breeze to make! It’s a dish that doesn’t take a lot of effort but tastes like you’ve been cooking all day. It’s also a vegetarian meal that’s full of so much flavor, you won’t even miss the meat!
Delicious BLT Pasta Salad Recipe
- 2 cups pasta farfalle uncooked
- 3 cups Romaine lettuce chopped
- 3/4 cup red onion chopped
- 1 cup tomatoes chopped
- 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
- 1/4 cup ranch dressing
- 1/4 cup plain yogurt Greek
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon vinegar red wine or apple cider vinegar
- salt and pepper to taste
- Cook pasta according to instruction. Meanwhile, prepare the rest of the salad.
- In a large bowl, add the tomatoes, lettuce, bacon and red onion.
- In a small bowl, mix ranch, yogurt, mayonnaise, vinegar and pepper. Mix well.
- Drain the pasta and rinse with cold water.
- Then toss pasta with the dressing mixture until evenly coated. Serve and enjoy!