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    Jul 11, 2015

    21 Summer Pasta Recipes You Need In Your Life

    Move over, marinara.

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    1. Pesto Squash Noodles and Spaghetti with Burst Cherry Tomatoes

    cookieandkate.com

    Mixing in summer squash and zucchini "zoodles" is a nice way to lighten up this pasta. Recipe here.

    2. Shrimp and Avocado Pasta

    Marc Matsumoto / Via norecipes.com

    Shrimp is the star in this recipe, but there's also crab in there! Not to mention a super-green pesto made with parsley, cilantro and chervil. Recipe here.

    3. Chicken Mozzarella Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

    juliasalbum.com

    The sun-dried tomatoes get charred on the skillet to give extra flavor. Recipe here.

    4. Sake + Ginger Soba Noodle Salmon Stir Fry

    halfbakedharvest.com

    With edamame, broccoli, and more good things. Recipe here.

    5. Fresh Tomato and Ricotta Whole Wheat Pasta

    foodiecrush.com

    This pasta gets boiled and then stir-fried to let it get cozy with the garlic, olive oil, and tomato. Recipe here.

    6. Chopped Chicken Sesame Noodle Bowls

    pinchofyum.com

    The homemade sesame peanut sauce is the star of these noodles. Recipe here.

    7. Pasta Pesto with Garlic and Rosemary Chicken

    thehappyfoodie.co.uk

    Slicing up lasagna noodles into random "handkerchief" shapes adds a fun DIY element. Recipe here.

    8. 20-Minute Sticky Basil Thai Noodles

    layersofhappiness.com

    You'll want to put this super-simple sauce (sesame oil, honey, soy sauce) on everything. Recipe here.

    9. Zucchini Carbonara

    thebrewerandthebaker.com

    Because a little bacon never hurt anybody. Recipe here.

    10. Caprese Pasta Salad

    therecipecritic.com

    Using white balsamic vinegar keeps the color of the salad nice and bright. Recipe here.

    11. Lobster Spaghetti

    cookingforkeeps.com

    Almost as good as a trip to Santorini. Recipe here.

    12. Fried Zucchini + Mint and Pistachio Pesto Pappardelle Pasta

    halfbakedharvest.com

    A great way to use the mint and zucchini taking over your garden. Recipe here.

    13. Spicy Tomato Cream Pasta

    spicysouthernkitchen.com

    Just giving the people what they want. Recipe here.

    14. Easy Peanut Noodles

    loveandlemons.com

    You can make your own noodle bowl with any combination of your favorite veggies. Recipe here.

    15. Creamy Basil Avocado Pasta

    diethood.com

    Pasta for a green goddess. Recipe here.

    16. Garlic Butter White Wine Shrimp Linguine

    pinchofyum.com

    Perfect for a lazy dinner outside on a summer night. Recipe here.

    17. Simple Grilled Kale + Red Pepper Tuscan Pasta Salad

    halfbakedharvest.com

    Big pasta is the best pasta. Recipe here.

    18. BLT Tortellini

    chewoutloud.com

    Who needs a sandwich? Recipe here.

    19. Spicy Sausage & Pepper Pasta

    twopeasandtheirpod.com

    This pretty dinner comes together in 30 minutes. Recipe here.

    20. Creamy Lemon One Pot Pasta

    diethood.com

    A little cream cheese goes a long way. Recipe here.

    21. Mediterranean Hummus Noodles with Blistered Cherry Tomatoes.

    halfbakedharvest.com

    Hummus in pasta will be your new favorite party trick. Recipe here.

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