Looking for a simple Italian dish for a stress-free meal? These easy pasta recipes are made with simple everyday ingredients and taste incredible!
Who doesn't love pasta? I'm pretty sure it's in everybody's favorite comfort food list.
If you're looking for a super easy pasta dish to make for dinner tonight, you've come to the right place!
From traditional Italian recipes I grew up with in Italy, to something a bit more creative, today I'm sharing with you my favorite pasta recipes.
These 10 easy pasta recipes are totally fool-proof, most are ready in 15 or 30 minutes and only require few simple ingredients.
Plus, I've made sure to include loads of dairy-free and vegetarian pasta options!
If you're looking to spice up your pasta game and cook something different, give these easy pasta recipes a try!
1. Creamy Mushroom & Spinach Spaghetti
This easy pasta recipe has the most amazing and easy creamy sauce.
Conveniently vegetarian, packed with nutrients, and comes together in just 15 minutes!
2. Traditional Bolognese Pasta
Traditional bolognese sauce (ragù alla bolognese) is an Italian classic pasta dish, and one of the most famous pasta sauces in the world.
Make spaghetti bolognese or traditional tagliatelle with this classic recipe.
3. Spinach & Ricotta Stuffed Pasta Shells
These easy classic Italian Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Pasta Shells make a great vegetarian pasta bake for the whole family.
4. Aubergine Spaghetti Sandwiches
Doppiette di Melanzane is a must-try Sicilian recipe and a classic Sunday meal.
Simple to put together, it’s a creative way to present classic spaghetti with tomato sauce.
5. Leftover Spaghetti Frittata
If you have any leftover spaghetti from the above recipes, then this classic Italian spaghetti frittata is definitely a must-try.
6. Shiitake Mushroom Pasta
This light mushroom pasta makes the most out of meaty succulent shiitake mushrooms and fresh pasta.
It's super easy to make and it's ready in just 15 minutes!
7. Calamarata Pasta (with calamari and tomato sauce)
This classic Italian summer dish is perfect for a special occasion or a weeknight meal alike. A simple seafood pasta loved by kids and grown-ups.
8. Vegan Broccoli Pesto Pasta
Never stress over mealtime again thanks to this quick, easy dinner idea.
Perfect for busy nights, this broccoli pesto pasta features a delicious creamy sauce and it's ready in just 15 minutes.
9. Pea Pesto Pasta with Prawns
A quick easy meal that's ready in less than 20 minutes. This conveniently dairy-free pasta dish looks fancy enough for a special occasion!
10. Italian Caprese Pasta Salad
Vegetarian Caprese Pasta made with only 5 ingredients and ready in just 20 minutes!
This incredibly simple Italian recipe makes a fantastic summer dish the whole family will love.
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Dennis Yannakos says
Thanks for sharing these recipes! They are so easy yet delicious!
Thanks for the amazing list!! Just found out I still haven't tried many types of paste which are so easy-to-make!
So excited xD