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27 Delicious Ideas For Weeknight Pasta Dinners

All ready in 30 minutes or less.

1. 15-Minute Spaghetti Carbonara

2. One-Pot Creamy Tomato Basil Pasta Bake

3. Spaghetti With Zucchini, Lemon, and Parmesan

4. Oven-Baked Chicken Parmesan

5. Fusilli With Mushrooms, Tomatoes, and Butternut Squash

6. Shrimp Scampi

The easy shrimp marinade — butter, lemon, garlic, red pepper flakes, and a splash of white wine — makes all the difference. Get the recipe.

7. Penne All'Arrabbiata

8. Whole Wheat Penne With Sautéed Kale and Chorizo

9. Skillet Mac 'n' Cheese Pizza

10. One-Pot Pasta Primavera With Fresh Veggies and Mushrooms

11. Orecchiette With Brown Butter Brussels Sprouts and Hazelnuts

12. Easy Beef Stroganoff

13. Creamy Vegan Tomato-Basil Pasta

14. Five-Ingredient Pasta Salad

15. Spaghetti With Beef Marinara

Can't go wrong with a classic. Get the recipe.

16. Goat Cheese Lemon Pasta

17. Angel Hair Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

Smash away. (And grape tomatoes work too!) Get the recipe.

18. Fettuccine With Lighter Butternut Squash Alfredo

19. Buffalo Chicken Penne

20. Spaghetti With Sautéed Greens and Bacon

21. Easy Stovetop Turkey Meatballs

Simmer these in marinara sauce for 12 to 15 minutes — then serve over your favorite pasta. Get the recipe.

22. Lighter Sundried Tomato Fettucine

23. Orecchiette With Mushrooms, Peas, and Parmesan

24. Gluten-Free Zucchini Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes

25. One-Pot Chicken Enchilada Pasta

26. Pasta With Easy Tomato Cream Sauce

27. Cacio e Pepe

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