When the cold weather hits, there's nothing like a warm bowl of pasta to warm you up and keep you full. Try one of these hearty recipes for a family weeknight supper or a holiday dinner party.
Chicken Parmesan Pasta
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Made in just one pan, this easy, cheesy meal will become a weeknight staple.
Dinner at the Zoo
Finish off this kid-friendly recipe with your favorite taco toppings: sour cream, avocado, and tortilla chips.
Ultimate Chicken Noodle Soup
Skip the canned stuff and whip up this homemade chicken noodle soup that will warm you up all winter long.
Pumpkin Pasta with Balsamic Sage Brown Butter Sauce
Half Baked Harvest
These homemade noodles are made with just two ingredients—yes, really!—and the entire dish comes together in 30 minutes.
Chicken Meatball and Vegetable Noodle Soup
Go low-carb with this healthy recipe that calls for sprialized "zoodles."
Butternut Squash-Apricot Chicken Noodle Curry
This hearty curry is the most delicious way to enjoy butternut squash this season.
Pancetta-and-Brussels Sprouts Linguini
For even more protein, top each serving of this hearty winter pasta with a fried egg.
Chicken and Fideo Posole
Top this Mexican meal with sour cream, jalapeños, and lime wedges.
Chicken and Arugula Cacio e Pepe
Arugula gives cheesy spaghetti and pulled chicken earthy freshness.
Ginger Garlic Chicken Ramen
This homemade ramen is filled with shiitake mushrooms, baby bok choy, and snow peas.
Bucatini with Winter Pesto and Sweet Potatoes
Ready in under 30 minutes, this deserves a spot in your weeknight dinner rotation come winter.
Pesto Chicken Minestrone
This mouthwatering minestrone is made with four-cheese tortellini.
Butternut Squash Ravioli with Seared Chicken
Upgrade butternut squash ravioli with asparagus and seared chicken.
Creamy Mac-and-Cheese Chicken Soup
Your family will finish every lost drop of this comfort food mash-up.
Anchor Steam Mac and Cheese
Beer and cheese? Set a place setting for us!
Summer Vegetable, Chicken, and Gnocchi Soup
Move over, chicken noodle: This gnocchi and veggie chicken soup is the ultimate comfort food.
Broccolini Pasta Salad
Mix up this cold pasta dish with a kick from Dijon mustard.
Pasta with Sautéed Peppers, Zucchini, and Smoked Mozzarella
This fresh pasta dish puts a springtime twist on spaghetti night.
Skillet Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna
For cold winter nights, this hearty, meat-free lasagna recipe is the perfect way to warm up.
Skillet Roasted Cauliflower and Sausage Rigatoni
The mild flavor of Castelvetrano olives won't overpower this wintry pasta.
Queso Mac and Cheese
Tomatoes, slightly spicy green chiles, and crunchy corn chip pieces make this homemade mac and cheese recipe pretty extraordinary.
Creamy Chicken-and-Broccoli Pesto Bow Ties
Toasted pecans add unexpected warmth and crunch to this creamy pasta dish.
Fava-Bean Pasta Salad with Garlic-Scape Pesto
Lighten up! Reduce Parmesan, pistachios, and olive oil each to 1/3 cup, add 1/4 cup water, and substitute in low-fat feta. Total savings? 110 calories and 12 fat grams per serving.
Pasta with Toasted Walnuts, Blue Cheese & Chives
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This decadent dish with toasted walnuts, blue cheese, and fresh chives can be made with rotini, rigatoni, penne, or bow-tie pasta for endless pasta-bilities.
Spaghetti with Red Onion and Bacon
Traditional pasta gets an upgrade from Jenn Louis, chef-owner of Lincoln Restaurant in Portland, Oregon, with the addition of smoky, salty bacon and zesty red onion.
Pappardelle with Beef Ragu
A stick-to-your ribs tomato sauce of brisket, bacon, and red wine calls for a pasta with equal gusto. This wide, ribbony egg noodle fits the bill.
Orecchiette with Sausage and Radicchio
Lighten up this recipe by using ground turkey instead of sausage, plus 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano and 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes. Omit the bread, and opt for fat-free ricotta. Total savings: 57 calories and 6 fat grams per serving.
Pasta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
Enjoy this simple one-dish pasta meal with delicious Italian chicken sausage and broccoli rabe!
Fresh Tomato Lasagna with Olive Tapenade
For a delectable twist, skip the sauce and instead tuck into thick-sliced tomatoes, plus caramelized onions, black-olive tapenade, and plenty of mozzarella.
Macaroni and Gruyère Cheese
Update this traditional dish with a slightly sweet, slightly salty cheese. Even better: This version requires just five ingredients and 10 minutes to prep.