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19 Ridiculously Good Five-Ingredient Pasta Recipes

Because you can up your pasta game without spending a ton of money.

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1. Smoked Sausage Cajun Alfredo

Cajun seasoning and heavy cream combine to create a restaurant-worthy dinner that comes together in a flash. Get the recipe here.


4. Cheese Ravioli With Brown Butter Tomato Sauce

Store-bought ravioli get a major upgrade with a homemade sauce of brown butter, cherry tomatoes, and fresh basil. Get the recipe here.

5. Linguine With Arugula, Garlic, and Parmesan

Garlic + parmesan + arugula + olive oil = your new go-to pasta combination. Get the recipe here.


8. Italian Sausage and Kale Baked Ziti

Only 20 minutes of prep and 20 minutes in the oven! Get the recipe here.

10. Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

This pasta sauce quickly comes together in the food processor for easy cleanup. Get the recipe here.


12. Creamy Bacon Pasta

This pasta gets it's indulgent texture from an unlikely ingredient: Greek yogurt. Get the recipe here.

14. Pasta con Ceci

This humble pasta gets it's comforting heartiness from a generous amount of olive oil. Get the recipe here.

15. Chicken Alfredo Baked Penne

A true crowd-pleaser with creamy alfredo sauce, broccoli, and grilled chicken. What's not to like? Get the recipe here.


17. Pesto Pasta Salad With Arugula

This beauty is a breeze to prepare making it the perfect weeknight dinner. Get the recipe here.