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19 Delicious Pasta Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can't go wrong with pasta.

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1. Quick Pasta and Chickpeas (Pasta e Ceci)

A really easy recipe with a surprising depth of flavor.Get the recipe here.
Deb Perelman / smittenkitchen.com

A really easy recipe with a surprising depth of flavor.

Get the recipe here.

2. Cacio e Pepe

Who knew that you only needed butter, cheese, and pepper to make the best damn pasta. Get the recipe here.
Kimberley Hasselbrink / thekitchn.com

Who knew that you only needed butter, cheese, and pepper to make the best damn pasta.

Get the recipe here.

3. Spaghetti Alle Vongole

A true Italian classic, spaghetti alle vongole is light but packed with flavor. Get the recipe here.
Tom Schierlitz / bonappetit.com

A true Italian classic, spaghetti alle vongole is light but packed with flavor.

Get the recipe here.

4. Slow Cooker Beef Ragu With Pappardelle

If you aren't using your slow cooker to cook big batches of pasta sauce, you're doing it wrong. Get the recipe here.
pinchofyum.com

If you aren't using your slow cooker to cook big batches of pasta sauce, you're doing it wrong.

Get the recipe here.

5. Pasta Alla Puttanesca

alexandracooks.com

This traditional Neapolitan recipe is a true stunner.

Get the recipe here.

6. Lasagna Bolognese

Real Italian lasagna doesn't call for layers of ricotta but for b├ęchamel instead. Sure, the recipe is slightly more involved but it's so worth the effort (and if you want to make it a bit easier, you can always use store-bought pasta, we won't tell anyone). Get the recipe here.
Marcu Nilsson / bonappetit.com

Real Italian lasagna doesn't call for layers of ricotta but for b├ęchamel instead. Sure, the recipe is slightly more involved but it's so worth the effort (and if you want to make it a bit easier, you can always use store-bought pasta, we won't tell anyone).

Get the recipe here.

7. Bowties With Sugar Snaps, Ricotta, and Lemon

Deb Perelman / smittenkitchen.com

Because fresh ricotta can transform any dish into a masterpiece.

Get the recipe here.

8. Gnocchi With Smoked Paprika Brown Butter and Pecans

Got some leftover baked potatoes? Make homemade gnocchi. Don't have any leftover baked potatoes? Bake some potatoes right away and make some homemade gnocchi. Get the recipe here.
Rocky Luten / food52.com

Got some leftover baked potatoes? Make homemade gnocchi. Don't have any leftover baked potatoes? Bake some potatoes right away and make some homemade gnocchi.

Get the recipe here.

9. Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Fettuccine

Goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes are the secret to a sunny plate of pasta any time of the year. Get the recipe here.
Lauren Volo / thekitchn.com

Goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes are the secret to a sunny plate of pasta any time of the year.

Get the recipe here.

10. Bucatini Pasta With Pork Ragu

Mark Weinberg / food52.com

Comfort food at its best.

Get the recipe here.

11. Lacinato Kale Pasta With Parmesan and Breadcrumbs

brooklynsupper.com

All you need for a great weeknight pasta is breadcrumbs, Parmesan, lemon and kale.

Get the recipe here.

12. The Ultimate Bolognese Sauce

You can't go wrong with a classic. Get the recipe here.
Michael Graydon and Nikole Herriott / bonappetit.com

You can't go wrong with a classic.

Get the recipe here.

13. Caramelized Onion Sauce

Mark Weinberg / food52.com

Top with Parmesan to balance out the sweetness and you're in for a treat.

Get the recipe here.

14. Vegan Five-Ingredient Creamy Kale Pasta Bowls

This recipe achieves miraculously creamy pasta without a drop of dairy. Get the recipe here.
pinchofyum.com

This recipe achieves miraculously creamy pasta without a drop of dairy.

Get the recipe here.

15. Brown Butter Parmesan Pasta

Joe Lingeman / thekitchn.com

Fact: Brown butter makes everything better.

Get the recipe here.

16. Kabocha Squash Ravioli With Thyme-Lemon Butter

brooklynsupper.com

Making homemade pasta is one of the most satisfying cooking experiences you could have. If you've never done it, these ravioli are a fun place to start.

Get the recipe here.

17. Smoky Pasta Alla Vodka

Add a spicy kick to your pasta alla vodka with some 'nduja, a delicious spreadable salami (if you can't find it at your local store, feel free to skip it, the pasta will still be great).Get the recipe here.
alexandracooks.com

Add a spicy kick to your pasta alla vodka with some 'nduja, a delicious spreadable salami (if you can't find it at your local store, feel free to skip it, the pasta will still be great).

Get the recipe here.

18. Broken Pasta With Pork Ragu

This one isn't quick but it's worth every minute you'll spend on it. Get the recipe here.
Deb Perelman / smittenkitchen.com

This one isn't quick but it's worth every minute you'll spend on it.

Get the recipe here.

19. Brown Butter Mushroom Orecchiette

The perfect weeknight pasta recipe. Get the recipe here.
brooklynsupper.com

The perfect weeknight pasta recipe.

Get the recipe here.

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