A compilation of my best quick and easy pasta recipes. No matter whether you like white sauce or red sauce I can guarantee you’ll love these simple recipes for the family!

Given the difficult times we are going through right now and seeing many bare shelves in our local grocery stores, we still have to eat. As for the bare shelves, pasta seems to be a popular crisis ingredient and fortunately one of my favorites. I’ve compiled a list of my best and easy pasta recipes so you can still serve up a home cooked meal to enjoy with the family.

Pasta is also a great meal prep ingredient. You can freeze fully prepared pasta dishes until you need them and then all you need to do is place them in a pot, cover and bring to a simmer, so easy! Let me know If you make any of these recipes or if you’d like to see some more!

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This rich and tasty sausage pasta bake is packed with chunks of Italian sausage, Bratwurst and broccoli making it a great choice for an easy dinner!

Penne pasta covered in a tangy goat cheese sauce with rosemary and spinach. I can almost guarantee you’ll make this pasta recipe over and over and never tire of it!

A simple pasta dish but loaded with flavor! This Chicken Broccoli Pasta is easy to make and perfect for a family style dinner, cooked in a white wine sauce and tossed with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

Originally this should have been pasta with chicken and spinach, but after finding some bowling ball size (seriously ginormous) brussels sprouts at the store it swiftly became pasta and chicken with roasted brussels sprouts.  

Roasted brussels sprouts, tomatoes and shredded chicken tosses with penne pasta and Parmesan.

Spaghetti Carbonara is a classic Italian recipe that comes together easily any night of the week. Al dente pasta is tossed with a creamy parmesan-egg sauce and crispy pancetta. A super simple and delicious way to make dinner!

This delicious Instant Pot Garlic Chicken is rich, creamy and can be on the table for dinner in less than 30  minutes! That’s fast and will easily feed the family!

Easy farfalle pasta tossed with kale, bacon and melted mozzarella! Eat it hot or cold, It’s a win-win either way!

This lemon garlic shrimp recipe is so rich and creamy you’ll need some bread to mop up the leftover sauce! It’s that good.

Homemade macaroni casserole or to use its more familiar name, hamburger helper. Easy to make and loved by everyone!

Creamy Baked Ziti with peppers, onion, and seasoned chicken, this is your weeknight savior for an awesome family dinner!


Five easy desserts that go great with these pasta dishes!