Pasta Recipes

Pasta is a common term applied to many different noodle types, both fresh and dried. A staple food in Italian cuisine, pasta has travelled around the globe to become a food type embraced in many countries. In Asian cuisine, pasta noodles appear frequently, providing a nice departure from rice based dishes.
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Broccoli, Pasta and Cheese Salad

Cheese and vegetables are delightfully combined with pasta, to produce a warm salad with a special taste.

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Green Lasagna with Ricotta, Basil and Tomato Sauce

My grandmother always made the Neapolitan-style lasagna, but once in a while she would surprise us with this meatless version, especially in the summer when a typical meat ragu seemed too heavy. J

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Meat Filled Pasta Rings in Cream Sauce

According to a romantic legend, these ring-shaped pasta pockets were invented by a cook who spied on the goddess Venus in her bath. Inspired by her beauty, he created a pasta in the shape of her n

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Spaghetti with Eggplant

Ricotta salata is a pressed form of ricotta that is good sliced as an eating cheese or grated over pasta. There is also a smoked version that is particularly delicious, though I have never seen it

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Triple Cheese Macaroni

A rich cheese sauce, complete with American, cheddar and blue cheeses mixed with semolina rotini pasta.

Creamy gorgonzola cheese adds a whole new layer of flavor to an already rich, trad...

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This is the classic way of preparing risotto. The Marsala adds a slight sweetness...

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The sweet, mellow flavor and gorgeous color of red peppers make everything from om...

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My husband and I ate this unusual "dragged" pasta at a beautiful country inn in To...

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Colorful, tasty, and nutritious, this is the ideal pasta salad for a summer picnic...

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When I visited the Valentini family's winery in Abruzzo they prepared this bean so...

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The preparation method used in this recipe differs from more traditional approache...

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When you're working to slip extra vegetables into your meals, don't forget tomatoe...

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Angel hair pasta and shellfish are natural partners. Here, they are combined toge...

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Unique Chicken dish that is popular in our house .   Kids love it...

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