12 comforting pasta dinner recipes to inspire your coziest nights. These yummy 30 minute meals are a testament to the power of carbs!
With just 5 main ingredients, this simple pasta recipe is a great go-to for those nights you don’t feel like chopping veggies. The little sausage balls are coated in ground pepper before frying which gives this pasta a unique edge without being overpowering.
This cozy pasta recipe is minimal, satisfying, and easy! All it takes is one bite to realize you’ve been giving pepper the short shrift all your life. The flavor is gloriously complex and really gets a chance to shine in this mac and cheese inspired by a classic Italian sauce.
This pasta recipe looks and sounds impressive, but is a great example of how a few special ingredients, and not a ton of effort, can make an amazing meal. The earthy flavor combination of mushrooms, sage, and toasted hazelnuts is about as autumnal as it gets. Be sure to use fresh sage!
Put any sprout haters in your house to the test ~ pancetta and Brussels sprouts are a match made in heaven, and this easy riff on traditional carbonara is a great way to add a bit of healthy green into your weeknight routine.
This pasta recipe is made with just 6 simple ingredients in 15 minutes! It’s a fall comfort food powerhouse just waiting to happen in your kitchen. Yes carbs ~ but there’s plenty of veggie action in there too!
Bolognese sauce gets even better as it sits in the fridge, so plan to make a big batch over the weekend and enjoy this Northern Italian pasta recipe all week long.
This mushroom carbonara recipe takes classic Italian pasta alla carbonara in a new direction while still maintaining the brilliant concept that has made the dish a favorite for generations.
This mac and cheese has tons of earthy flavor and aroma thanks to truffled cheese, truffle oil, and a dash of truffle salt.
When it comes to comforting pasta, the Italians are the masters. This unusual pairing in this pasta recipe is one of my favorites on the site, I hope you try it!
Lemon, garlic, shrimp, and pasta ~ what more could you ask from dinner? Substitute canned clams to make this a from-the-pantry pasta recipe.
This recipe is an old family favorite, it’s simple, delicious, and full of flavor.
Most pasta dinners are family-pleasers, but this skillet mac and cheese is in the hall of fame!
Try this one out on your kids ~ it’s a great introduction to healthy salmon.