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Pasta Dishes

Pasta is the go-to meal when you’re low on money, time and energy, luckily it’s delicious! This collection of pasta recipes is sure to have something your family will love! From lemon pepper pasta and orecchiette pasta with Italian sausage, to spaghetti aglio e olio and tomato olive pasta these comforting meals won’t disappoint!

Linguine with Chicken and Tomatoes

Linguine with Chicken and Tomatoes

In this delicious pasta recipe, linguine noodles are tossed with seasoned chicken breasts and a quick and easy tomato sauce. This dish is easy, filling and budget friendly, perfect for busy weeknights.

Ravioli Bake

Ravioli Bake

This ravioli bake is easy and delicious. In this recipe, Italian sausage is cooked with pasta sauce and layered with spinach ricotta ravioli and mozzarella cheese. Then the casserole is baked until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Garlic Shrimp Pasta

This garlic shrimp pasta recipe is one of our favorites for busy nights. It’s really easy to make and comes together quickly.   In this pasta recipe, a generous amount of garlic is gently sautéed in butter and olive oil. Then we add white wine […]

Tomato and Olive Pasta

Tomato and Olive Pasta

This tomato and olive pasta is really easy to make and will get you out of a pinch when you are short on time and money. Dig through your pantry, you probably have most of the ingredients on hand. Even if you don’t, the ingredients used in this dish are easy to find and very affordable.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti aglio e olio is the perfect meal when you’re low on time, money and energy. It’s a delicious dinner that comes together quickly, with just a handful of affordable ingredients. In this dish, minced, or thinly sliced garlic, is sautéed gently in olive oil until fragrant. Then the garlic oil is tossed with pasta, seasoned with a little salt, and that is it.

Ham and Cheese Pasta

Ham and Cheese Pasta

This ham and cheese pasta bake is an easy, delicious, comfort meal that’s fit for holiday get-togethers or Sunday dinner. In this recipe, rotelle pasta is covered with a creamy béchamel sauce, Swiss cheese and diced ham. This pasta dish uses simple ingredients, and requires minimal prep, plus it makes a nice big casserole so it feeds a crowd.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio & Italian Sausage

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio & Italian Sausage

If you’re looking for a quick and affordable meal to serve your family on busy weeknights, look no further than this spaghetti aglio e olio & Italian sausage. Most of the ingredients needed to make this delicious meal are probably in your pantry already. Grab some fresh Italian sausage and parsley at the market and you’re on your way to dinner.

Baked Spaghetti

Baked Spaghetti

This baked spaghetti is really easy to make, and is sure to become a family favorite. We start with convenience ingredients like jarred pasta sauce, but add a special touch with onions, lots of garlic, flavorful Italian sausage, and fire-roasted tomatoes.

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

This Italian pasta salad is easy to make and delicious. It comes together quickly and the only cooking involved is making the pasta. Make it extra special with a homemade Italian dressing.

Blackened Chicken & Creamy Pasta

Blackened Chicken & Creamy Pasta

This blackened chicken & creamy pasta is a quick, affordable and delicious dinner your family will love. Chicken breast are simply seasoned with blackening seasoning and cooked in just a little bit of oil. Then we make an easy, creamy sauce using whole milk instead […]