What To Serve With Pasta

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If you’re in the mood for pasta and want to try something new, you’ve come to the right place. Can you believe I have 99 pasta recipes on my site? These will give you some great ideas on sauces, proteins and vegetables to serve with your pasta. You’ll find all of my pasta recipes listed below, along with some side dish ideas and homemade pasta sauces as well.

lemon chicken pasta on plate

Pasta is usually the easiest dinner to make on any weeknight, served with a simple salad or vegetable. This list has simple and easy pasta recipes along with some special occasion pasta recipes that are perfect for a date night at home!

From Crispy Chicken Parmesan to Homemade Meatballs, or even super fancy Parmesan Tuscan Chicken…the protein options are endless. Try my homemade pasta sauces, like 3 ingredient Alfredo Sauce, Basil Pesto, Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce, or sneak in some hidden veggies with my Cauliflower Cheese Sauce.

Not sure what kind of pasta you want to make? Reader favorites include the BEST Lasagna Recipe ever, Classic Stuffed Shells, Parmesan Linguine, basic Spaghetti and Meatballs, Crockpot Italian Chicken Pasta, Bow Tie Pasta, Sesame Noodles, and so much more! 99 of them in fact! 🙂

Pasta Recipe Ideas (99 Pasta Recipes!)

parm garlic linguine styled in a pasta dish
Parmesan & Garlic Linguine Pasta
Parmesan and Garlic Linguine Pasta is super easy, fast and SO flavorful! This is sure to be one of your new favorite linguine recipes!
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Spaghetti and Meatballs
Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe
Spaghetti and Meatballs is the quintessential Italian meal that is total comfort food. Slow cooked, super savory and so delicious!
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Spaghetti and Meatballs
45 Minute Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe
If you want a comforting meal fast, this Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe is for you! Get that slow-cooked flavor with some store shortcuts.
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Garlic Chicken and Kale Spaghetti
Garlic Chicken & Kale Spaghetti
This easy Garlic Chicken & Kale Spaghetti is packed with flavor, healthy protein, and veggies plus is ready in about 30 minutes. Perfect for weeknight meals at home.
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baked spaghetti casserole
Baked Spaghetti Casserole
Baked Spaghetti Casserole is a family favorite and simple to get on the table even on a busy weeknight! Made with meaty marinara sauce, 4 types of cheese, herbs and spaghetti pasta, this is sure to satisfy everyones hunger.
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Garlic Bread Spaghetti Pizza
Spaghetti Pizza
The ultimate fun Italian dinner mashup! Garlic Bread Spaghetti Pizza combines savory pasta and marinara sauce on a tender crust.
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gluten free spaghetti
Gluten Free Spaghetti with Simple Meat Sauce
Try this Gluten Free Pasta with Spaghetti Meat Sauce Recipe! It’s simple to make and just as delicious as its gluten counterpart!
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Tex-Mex Chicken & White Cheddar Spaghetti
White Chicken Spaghetti
This White Chicken Spaghetti recipe is creamy and cheesy pasta with chicken that has a little Tex-Mex kick. Made with white cheddar!
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a forkful of chicken spaghetti from a crockpot
Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti Recipe
This Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti Recipe is a creamy, cheesy family favorite! Cook the sauce for a few hours and then toss with pasta.
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Lemon Basil Spaghetti
Lemon Spaghetti
This quick and easy Lemon Spaghetti has a tasty, herby light taste that's perfect for Spring dinners!
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lemon chicken pasta on plate
Lemon Chicken Pasta
A creamy and dreamy dinner, this Lemon Chicken Pasta will be your new favorite meal! A light cream sauce is brightened up with lemon zest and tossed together with rotisserie chicken and spaghetti noodles.
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A fork is holding a bowl of lemon basil pasta with greens and parmesan cheese.
Lemon Basil Pasta with Spring Veggies
This Lemon Basil Pasta is creamy, light, lemony, healthy, and packed with yummy green veggies. It's especially amazing tossed with whole wheat spaghetti.
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Pasta Primavera
Pasta Primavera is a delicious dinner made with lots of vegetables, a creamy sauce, savory herbs, parmesan cheese, and of course pasta!
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olive garden chicken pasta
Olive Garden Chicken Pasta
This Olive Garden Chicken Pasta is a creamy and delightful weeknight meal made in the crockpot! With a small list of ingredients, this recipe is super simple to throw together and cook.
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Browned Butter Alfredo Pasta
Browned Butter Alfredo Pasta
This Browned Butter Alfredo Pasta recipe is a super simple, crazy flavor packed decadent meal! Save it to your list of favorite dinners!
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Baked Ravioli
Baked Ravioli Recipe with Brown Butter Alfredo
A super easy and decadent dinner idea, this Baked Ravioli Recipe with Brown Butter Alfredo will definitely have you weak in the knees after one bite.
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Pesto Alfredo Chicken Pasta
Chicken Pesto Alfredo Pasta
When you need a delicious dinner in a hurry, your family will love this Chicken Pesto Alfredo Pasta. So creamy and comforting!
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A bowl of pasta topped with cheese and Parmesan.
Crockpot Butternut Squash Alfredo
Butternut Squash Alfredo is a delicious and simple dinner, with all the flavors of the season and with the slow-cooked convenience of your crockpot.
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roasted red pepper goat cheese alfredo
Roasted Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Alfredo
Roasted Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Alfredo will make you swoon! It's creamy, flavorful, and simple to make, perfect for weeknight dinners.
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spicy sausage brown butter alfredo pasta
Spicy Sausage Alfredo Pasta
This brown butter Spicy Sausage Alfredo Pasta is ready in about 30 minutes and tastes like it came out of a restaurant kitchen.
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Spoonful of Macaroni and Cheese
Macaroni and Cheese
Nothing better than Macaroni and Cheese! Get this simple, classic, cheesy recipe for Macaroni and Cheese featuring three cheeses and a crispy, salty topping.
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Shells and White Cheddar
Shells and White Cheddar
This homemade Shells and White Cheddar is the ultimate dreamboat of stovetop mac and cheese: smooth, velvety, cheesy, creamy, all stirred together with pasta.
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Pumpkin Macaroni & Cheese
Pumpkin Mac and Cheese with Bacon
This Pumpkin Mac and cheese takes only 30 minutes and one pot to make and tastes amazing! Also, comes with lots of bacon! Swoon!
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cheesy turkey chili mac
Cheesy Turkey Chili Mac Recipe
This healthy, Cheesy Turkey Chili Mac Recipe is such a fun twist on chili and is SO good! Topped with Fritos and sour cream! 
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Pimiento Macaroni and Cheese
Pimento Macaroni and Cheese
A very simple recipe for Pimento Mac and Cheese! It's salty, a little sweet, and very cheesy! It's one of the better versions of mac and cheese out there.
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mac n cheese with turkey sausage in a bowl
Smoked Sausage Mac and Cheese
This quick Smoked Sausage Mac and Cheese is made on the stovetop and can be ready to eat in about 30 minutes. Pair with a veggie side dish!
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Homemade Hamburger Helper
Homemade Hamburger Helper has tons of delicious flavor minus all of the junk found in the boxed version! This one pot wonder is about to save your busy weeknight!
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creamy tomato bow tie pasta in pan
Bow Tie Pasta Recipe
I love a simple and fast weeknight meal and Bow Tie Pasta recipes absolutely fit the bill. The bow ties are cooked and then tossed with a creamy tomato sauce with parmesan cheese and fresh basil.
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Roasted Tomatoes Pasta
Roasted Tomatoes Pasta Recipe
This Roasted Tomatoes Pasta Recipe is perfect for using up all of those end of season fresh garden tomatoes. Roasted to perfection alongside roasted garlic and tossed with pasta, cheese and fresh basil. It doesn't get any fresher than this!
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Sausage and Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
Roasted Red Pepper Italian Sausage Pasta
If you like roasted red peppers, Italian sausage, cream, and pasta, you will love this 30-minute Roasted Red Pepper Italian Sausage Pasta dinner.
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Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
Seriously Amazing Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
Surprisingly simple, yet crazy delicious, this Roasted Red Pepper Pasta will have your tastebuds singing with joy!
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tomato basil tortellini soup in white bowl
Tomato Basil Tortellini Soup
This Tortellini Soup is a super easy vegetarian meal that is packed full of tomatoes, seasonings, and, of course, cheesy tortellini!
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tortellini bake
Italian Herb Baked Cheese Tortellini
Cheese Tortellini dish comes together in a snap with a little Sauté Express Sauté Starter! Found in the dairy section at your local grocer.
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chicken cacciatore in bowl
Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken Cacciatore is a tomato-based slow-cooked Italian stew that tastes amazing over pasta with parmesan cheese! So good!
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Sausage Cacciatore
Sausage Cacciatore
Choose this hearty Italian Sausage Cacciatore for your next pasta night! Fresh herbs add a kick of flavor to this savory dish.
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chicken parmesan in a bowl over pasta and marinara sauce
Crispy Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan (also called Chicken Parmigiana) is such a treat! My recipe is super crispy because it's coated in panko bread crumbs and parmesan cheese, then topped with marinara and fresh mozzarella.
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tuscan-chicken on plate with fork
Tuscan Chicken
This is the most delicious chicken you can possibly make! Sometimes called "Marry Me Chicken" (because it's that good!), my Tuscan Chicken Recipe uses thin chicken breasts, sun dried tomatoes, spinach, parmesan cheese and a creamy sauce that will have you coming back for seconds and thirds. Serve with pasta, a vegetable or a salad.
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A plate of meatballs
Easy Meatball Recipe
Add this basic, easy meatball recipe to your arsenal tonight! Moist and tender meatballs, baked to perfection in the oven that can be adapted and added to nearly any recipe.
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Spaghetti & Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs
Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
These tasty Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs have a creamy surprise inside and are delicious served over spaghetti.
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Smoked Sausage Pasta Recipe
This Smoked Sausage Pasta Recipe is an easy 30-minute meal that is made with asparagus and topped with a creamy tomato sauce. Enjoy!
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Sausage and Peppers Pasta
Italian Sausage and Peppers Pasta
Italian Sausage and Peppers Pasta is an easy weeknight meal that is laced with peppers, broccoli, garlic, Italian Sausage, and marinara!
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Spicy shrimp pasta dish.
Spicy Shrimp Pasta Recipe with Creamy Tomato Sauce
This Spicy Shrimp Pasta Recipe is covered in a creamy tomato sauce and topped with cheese. Plus it can be ready in about 30 minutes!
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italian chicken pasta in crockpot with wooden spoon
Crockpot Italian Chicken Pasta
Crockpot Italian Chicken Pasta Recipe is shredded chicken and pasta tossed together in a creamy tomato sauce. Set it, forget it and enjoy it! Add this to your dinner rotation.
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broccoli pesto pasta
Broccoli Pesto Pasta
If you like regular pesto, then give this Broccoli Pesto Pasta a whirl! Delicious with lots of extra parmesan on top!
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Chicken Pesto Pasta
Chicken Pesto Pasta
This creamy, cheesy Chicken Pesto Pasta Recipe is a fast and delicious dinner! Made with homemade or store bought pesto, heavy cream, rotisserie chicken, sun dried tomatoes and pasta.
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cheesy taco pasta in skillet
Cheesy Taco Pasta
This Cheesy Taco Pasta is a delicious step up from boxed dinners, using 7 basic ingredients try this easy dinner out tonight!
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cajun chicken pasta on plate
Cajun Chicken Pasta
An easy and tasty dinner! I love this creamy and flavorful pasta. Chock full of chicken, smoked sausage, peppers and spice, you too will turn this into a weekly special.
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Cajun Pasta
Instant Pot Cajun Sausage Pasta
Cajun Sausage Pasta is quick to prep and even quicker to cook (5 minutes)! This will become a new family favorite meal.
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Buffalo Chicken & Blue Cheese Fettuccine Alfredo
Buffalo Chicken Pasta with Blue Cheese
This Buffalo Chicken Pasta with blue cheese recipe struck me during my second pregnancy! Cravings create delicious recipes y'all!
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Chicken Tetrazzini
Crockpot Chicken Tetrazzini
Crockpot chicken tetrazzini, with its creamy flavor and slow cook time, is a great weeknight dinner for those chilly fall school nights!
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Shrimp Scampi
Classic Shrimp Scampi
This Classic Shrimp Scampi is ready in under 30 minutes! Tossed with a garlic butter scampi sauce made with white wine and lemon.
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shrimp scampi recipe
Greek Shrimp Scampi Recipe
This Greek Shrimp Scampi Recipe is a twist on a traditional classic. Sauteed shrimp with lemon, artichoke, and feta all over angel hair pasta!
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Beef stroganoff
Beef Stroganoff
Get this family-favorite Beef Stroganoff Recipe that will make you never need another recipe for this tasty dinner again. Juicy strips of beef, creamy sour cream mushroom gravy all served over egg noodles and ready to eat in 30 minutes.
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Delicious pesto stuffed shells in a baking dish.
Crockpot Pesto Stuffed Shells
An easy and foolproof way to make stuffed shells: use the crockpot! The pesto gives these stuffed shells delicious flavor and the three cheeses used also don't hurt to use either 🙂
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Classic Stuffed Shells
Make amazing Stuffed Shells at home with this classic recipe. Filled with three kinds of cheese, topped with Alfredo sauce and baked in marinara. Lick your plates clean with this delicious recipe!
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Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells on plate with tomatoes
Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells
Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells are every bit as decadent as they sound. This recipe really impresses!
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Alfredo Stuffed Shells
Alfredo Stuffed Shells
Nothing more comforting or delicious than veggie and cheese Alfredo Stuffed Shells! So creamy, buttery, and delicious.
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scooping baked rigatoni
Baked Rigatoni Pasta
This Baked Rigatoni Pasta Recipe is a spin on classic lasagna. It’s SO much easier, healthier for you and just as, if not more, delicious!
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Chicken Noodle Casserole
Chicken Noodle Casserole
A super fast meal that comes together in a cinch, this Chicken Noodle Casserole is sure to make it to your monthly rotation.
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Southwest Crockpot Egg Noodle Casserole
Southwest Crockpot Egg Noodle Casserole is a creamy and easy Mexican inspired chicken dinner! This meal is totally family-friendly.
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Spaghetti with Bacon, Brussels Sprouts and Artichokes
Artichoke Pasta
Artichoke Pasta made with bacon, brussel sprouts, and Parmigiano Reggiano makes a hearty weeknight or weekend dinner.
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baked chicken lasagna
Chicken Lasagna
Tender chicken layered in between perfectly cooked lasagna noodles and a creamy white sauce, this is easy and flavorful Chicken Lasagna!
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finished crockpot lasagna
Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe
Lasagna just got easier to make with this crockpot version! This Slow Cooker Lasagna recipe features a meaty sauce, three cheeses and uncooked lasagna pasta sheets that are layered and cooked low and slow in a crockpot. Based on my classic Lasagna Recipe, this is a simpler version with less steps because we use raw pasta. Grab the garlic bread because we are having Lasagna tonight!
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Skillet Lasagna
Skillet Lasagna is a shortcut recipe that saves time while making a super tasty family dinner! Perfect for sneaking in all sorts of veggies.
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Spinach & Artichoke Lasagna
White Spinach & Artichoke Lasagna
White Spinach & Artichoke Lasagna is a delicious change from traditional lasagna that takes less time to make. Plus it's vegetarian!
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spooning out lasagna soup from bowl
Lasagna Soup
Lasagna Soup has everything you love about lasagna, all in one bowl. This soup is loaded with ground beef, Italian sausage, crushed tomatoes, spinach, ricotta and parmesan cheese, and garnished with fresh basil on top.
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Best Recipe for Lasagna
This is hands down the Best Lasagna Recipe ever! Easy, cheesy, meaty and so so delicious! Layer up the hearty meat sauce, different cheeses and lasagna pasta and then bake until hot and bubbly.
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pasta fagioli
Pasta e Fagioli
A thicker and hearty Italian soup made with pasta, vegetables, beans and kale, this Pasta e Fagioli will become a new staple in your kitchen!
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Ravioli on a marble countertop with a rolling pin.
How to Make Homemade Ravioli
Learn how to make Homeade Ravioli filled with tender cheese to make pasta night extra special. It's a lot easier than you think it is!
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baked ravioli
Ravioli Casserole
Ravioli covered in a semi-homemade tomato sauce topped with cheese and then baked until hot and melty this is my Easy Ravioli Casserole Recipe!
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tuna-noodle-casserole in serving bowl with fork
Tuna Noodle Casserole
This Tuna Noodle Casserole is a simple and delicious weeknight meal. Bake it in the oven or serve it stove-top style. Both versions are delicious!
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Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad
Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad
This Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad is the perfect way to use up those fresh summer ears of corn! Fresh vegetables and pasta are tossed in a Mexican chili lime sauce and served chilled.
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Seafood Pasta Salad (with Imitation Crab)
Seafood (Imitation Crab) Pasta Salad is always such a hit at any potluck or summer cookout. It's a perfect combination of creamy, crunchy, onion-y and even sweet from the imitation crab.
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italian pasta salad
Italian Pasta Salad Recipe
This Italian Pasta salad recipe has it all! Tender pasta, salty pepperoni, cubed mozzarella, lots of diced veggies and a homemade olive oil and garlic dressing. The longer it sits the better it tastes! Perfect for potlucks, BBQs or simple side dish.
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tuna pasta salad on a white plate
Tuna Pasta Salad
This creamy Tuna Pasta Salad Recipe is tangy, crunchy, oniony, and delightful! Perfect for a healthy lunch, light dinner, or snack to store in the fridge. 
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Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad – old
If you love Caesar salad and pasta then you are going to love my Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe! Perfect for a pot luck, BBQ or dinner.
Chicken and Pecan Pasta Salad
Chicken Pasta Salad with Pecans
This Chicken Pasta Salad is the perfect lunch or side dish! It only takes about 30 minutes to pull together and will last all week!
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Asian Chicken & Orzo Salad
Orzo Salad Recipe
This Orzo Salad is a light, veggie-filled pasta salad with marinated asian chicken that can be made ahead or whipped up in a hurry.
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macaroni salad in a serving bowl
Macaroni Salad
This simple Macaroni Salad Recipe is delicious and can be made in 15 minutes! It’s the perfect creamy, crunchy, fresh and cold summer salad.
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scoop of instant pot mac and cheese
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
Amazingly delicious Instant Pot Mac and Cheese, made completely from scratch with NO Velveeta all in 20 minutes!
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Macaroni with Broccoli & Peas
Broccoli Mac and Cheese
This tasty Broccoli Mac and Cheese makes a delicious side dish or a light dinner full of veggies. Peas are optional but recommended!
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Camping Mac and Cheese
Camping Mac n’ Cheese
This Mac and Cheese recipe is the easiest and cheesiest make-ahead meal! Get ready for the best camping dinner experience you've ever had.
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Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese is a tasty 30-minute homemade cheesy pasta dish with a bit of subtle sweetness from the butternut squash.
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Chow Mein Recipe
Make amazing Chow Mein in 15 minutes! These noodles are highly adaptable and you can make them sweet or spicy, however, you like! Love this recipe.
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Healthy Peanut Noodles
Peanut Noodles just got a million times better! Healthy and basically guilt-free this vegetarian meal is filling and packed full of flavor.
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Homemade Ramen Bowl with chopsticks
Homemade Ramen
Enjoy delicious, easy Homemade Ramen at home with this tasty recipe! Simple ingredients turn into this fast and Asian-inspired soup.
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shrimp and veggie ramen
Shrimp Ramen
If your family loves ramen, dress it up with this Shrimp Ramen. It's a tasty healthy dinner your family will devour!
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chicken gnocchi soup in bowl
Chicken Gnocchi Soup
An Olive Garden copycat recipe, this Chicken Gnocchi Soup is creamy, flavorful and really easy to make. Flavorful carrots, chicken and gnocchi cooked together in a thick and creamy broth, this soup will become your new favorite! 
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Gnocchi & Bacon Gratin with Garlic Bechamel
Gnocchi Gratin with Garlic Bechamel
Gnocchi Gratin with garlic bechamel is creamy, dreamy, garlicky, bacony, and all around comfort in a bowl. Great as a side or main dish!
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What To Serve With Pasta (39 Tasty Sides and Pasta Sauces!)

Now that you’ve got your main dish figured out, here are 39 side dishes for pasta dinners! Scroll to the bottom for my homemade pasta sauce recipes.

roasted green beans on baking tray
Roasted Green Beans
Roasted Green Beans are a quick and easy side dish to make that is packed full of flavor and nutrients! I could make this every night!
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oven roasted brussel sprouts on a parchment paper lined baking sheet
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
This super easy Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe is a delicious vegetable side dish. Perfectly golden and tender in the middle.
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Baked Asparagus
Roasted Asparagus
Simple and quick this Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe is the perfect vegetable side dish! Easily prepared while your main dish is cooking.
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sliced garlic bread
Garlic Bread Recipe
Did someone say garlic bread? This is the tastiest recipe for extra cheesy and extra garlicky garlic bread! Jazz up store-bought French bread with simple homemade garlic butter.
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Cheesy Garlic Bread Pull Apart Rolls
Cheesy Pull Apart Garlic Bread
A fast 10-minute side dish for any meal, this Cheesy Pull Apart Garlic Bread will make you fall in love with carbs and cheese all over again.
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Easy Garlic Bread
The ultimate easy Garlic Bread is made in your slow cooker! This delicious carby goodness cannot be resisted by anyone!
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Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread... MORE butter, MORE garlic, and MORE bread! It's ridiculously amazing.
Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread
This Hasselback Homemade Garlic Bread recipe has MORE butter, MORE cheese, MORE garlic, and MORE bread in every single bite. It’s glorious.
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Craigo’s Breadsticks
Craigo’s was a pizza place in Rexburg, Idaho. Cheesy, yeasty, salty, garlicy, Craigo’s breadsticks really were the BEST breadsticks around!
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Parmesan Bread Bites
Soft & pillow-y on the inside, buttery, golden brown on the outside & topped with parmesan cheese and parsley. Dip in pizza sauce or mustard.
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dinner rolls in bowl
Dinner Rolls
These classic Dinner Rolls are sure to be the best sidekick to any holiday or family dinner. Soft, light and pillowy.
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Texas Toast
Texas Toast
Thick-sliced bread, garlic, and cheese, this is Texas Toast! A homemade, easy {and super tasty} recipe perfect for any occasion!
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sliced focaccia bread
Focaccia Recipe
This Rosemary Focaccia Bread recipe is absolute heaven! Topped with rosemary and sea salt, it's easy to make and even easier to eat!
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caprese salad with dressing drizzled over
Caprese Salad Recipe
Nothing beats a Caprese Salad made with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, sweet basil and a homemade garlic balsamic dressing! The perfect summer salad.
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Caesar Salad
Caesar Salad Recipe
A classic Caesar Salad recipe topped parmesan, bacon, and croutons. Drizzle with my caesar salad dressing for the finished package!
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Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad on salad plate
Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad
Just as delicious as a typical Caesar salad just made with shaved Brussels sprouts! Give this Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad a try!
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Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Grilled Romaine Caesar Salad with Chicken
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad is just as tasty as a classic Caesar Salad but with a smoky flavor that cannot be beaten!
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Greek Salad
This is a traditional Greek Salad recipe topped with a dressing full of depth. Perfect as a side dish or as a stand-alone meal!
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That Good Salad
That Good Salad
Whenever I bring this salad to a party or gathering, people ask "is that that good salad?" Basically, it's all the yummy things I love in a salad mixed together with a garlic dressing!
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Chopped Salad with Basil Green Goddess Dressing
BLT Chopped Salad with Green Goddess Dressing
BLT Chopped Salad is full of healthy delicious vegetables. The basil Greek goddess dressing makes it a lunch to remember.
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iceberg wedge salad on plate
Wedge Salad
A Wedge Salad with low fat blue cheese dressing and copious toppings is the perfect side that goes with almost any dinner.
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Peach Basil Burrata Salad
Corn, Basil, and Peach Burrata Salad
This Corn, Basil, and Peach Burrata Salad is light and summery. This might be the freshest appetizer ever! Serve with crackers.
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broccoli salad in a serving bowl with spoon
Broccoli Salad with Sunflower Seeds and Bacon
This is the best Broccoli Salad recipe that will be devoured at your next barbecue! It's sweet, creamy and crunchy with fresh broccoli, homemade dressing and lots of bacon!
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Cheese Board
Cheese Board
This holiday, or any occasion, cheese board can be put together last minute and is a crowd pleaser!

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Bruschetta on a plate
Simple Bruschetta Recipe
Bruschetta is an easy, Italian appetizer that always goes over well. Toasted bread, rubbed with garlic and topped with diced garden tomatoes, fresh basil and a hint of balsamic vinegar.
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Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
These Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms are filled with a delicious sausage, two kinds of cheese, panko and herb mixture and baked to golden bubbly perfection. Fancy enough for a dinner party, but will fly off your casual party table as well.
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Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms
Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms
For dinner or an appetizer, these Pizza Stuffed Mushrooms are a winner! Perfect for New Years' Eve or Superbowl Sunday!
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stack of zucchini-fritters on plates with sauce
Zucchini Fritters
Zucchini fritters are perfect for a fast and easy snack or light lunch. Top with sour cream, cheddar cheese or even green onions and enjoy!
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zucchini-boats on wooden board
Sausage and Peppers Stuffed Zucchini Boats
These Sausage and Peppers Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a great low carb meal that is delicious and one of the best ways to eat zucchini! Enjoy!
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fried-zucchini-on green plate
Fried Zucchini Recipe
Fried Zucchini is wildly addicting and our favorite way to eat zucchini lately. Served as a side or appetizer, these will quickly disappear, just as fast as you can fry them up!
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Roasted Garlic
How to Roast Garlic in the oven to create a sweet, spreadable paste to use on your dinner rolls, in dips, pasta and more! If you've never Roasted Garlic, you're in for a treat!
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Roasted cauliflower
Roasted Cauliflower
This basic, Roasted Cauliflower Recipe is a tasty, low-carb, simple side dish to throw together any day of the week. All you need is olive oil, salt, pepper and a little oven time to get the maximum caramelized, brown, super flavorful cauliflower.
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baked cauliflower au gratin
Cauliflower Au Gratin
Creamy, flavorful Cauliflower Au Gratin uses only a few simple ingredients and is an easy side dish perfect for Thanksgiving or any other day!
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stuffed spaghetti squash
Chicken & Bacon Alfredo Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
This Chicken Bacon Alfredo Stuffed Spaghetti Squash recipe is SO good. It includes chicken, bacon, alfredo and cheese!!! Why wouldn’t you try this out?
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Muesli in a slow cooker with a wooden spoon.
Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce
A meaty, Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce made in the crockpot! This sauce is the perfect balance of salty, creamy, rich, and delicious.
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Roasted Tomato Bolognese Sauce
Roasted Tomato Bolognese Sauce
This Bolognese Sauce is so tasty! Mad with roasted tomatoes and after being cooked for four hours, the flavors are out of this world!
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fettuccine pasta covered in alfredo sauce all in a white shallow bowl
Homemade Alfredo Sauce
This homemade Alfredo sauce recipe is a delicious and quick way to whip up an Italian dinner! You only need three ingredients and 10 minutes.
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butternut squash pasta
Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce
Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce is a creamy cheese sauce, and is the perfect fall topper for your favorite pasta!
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cauliflower cheese sauce with bowtie pasta
Easy Cauliflower Cheese Sauce for Skinny Mac n’ Cheese
Cauliflower Cheese Sauce, yes, you can taste the cauliflower, but you can also taste the creamy and saltiness of the cheese. Toss with pasta!
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And that wraps it up! My list of pasta recipes along with 25 Tasty Sides to serve with them. I hope you can find your new pasta staple to add to your dinner roster!

If you make these recipes, I would really appreciate it if you would give them a star rating and leave your review in the comments! If you have a picture of your finished dish, post it on Instagram using the hashtag #laurenslatest and tagging me @laurens_latest.

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