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Pasta

You don’t have to shy away from carbs with these easy pasta dishes!

Our pasta recipes provide just the right amount of health and comfort! You’ll love our Instant Pot Mac and Cheese Recipe or our Chicken Marsala Pasta!

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Gnocchi with Kale & Sun-Dried Tomatoes – ONE PAN!

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One Pot Vegetarian Orzo with Sundried Tomatoes

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The Best Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

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Baked Turkey Meatballs

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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Pasta

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Easy Skillet Lasagna – One Pan!

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One Pot Pasta Recipes – over 15 easy recipes!

This creamy chicken spaghetti is made in one pan and is endlessly versatile. It's a great clean-out-the-fridge meal! 

Creamy Chicken Spaghetti – one pan, endless variations!

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Chicken Caprese Quinoa Bake

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Pizza Pasta – 1 pan, 6 ingredients, 20 minutes

Image of one pan mediterranean chicken topped with tomatoes, feta, and fresh parsley.

One Pan Mediterranean Chicken and Israeli Couscous

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Instant Pot Mac and Cheese – so easy!

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One Pan Lemon Pasta with Sausage, Asparagus, and Dill

White bowl full of whole wheat penne pasta, chicken, mushrooms, fresh parsley, and parmesan cheese.

Chicken Marsala Pasta – One Pan!

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Tortellini Pasta Salad with Pepperoni and Italian Vinaigrette – with video

This spring orzo salad is full of bright and fresh flavors that will make you happy from the very first bite! Crisp asparagus, spicy arugula, and flavorful pine nuts are all dressed in a springy basil lemon vinaigrette. It's a huge hit every time! Make it for your next party, you won't regret it!

Spring Orzo Salad with Arugula, Asparagus, Pine Nuts

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Easy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli | ONE PAN & Healthy – with Video

A complete pasta dinner, made in your Instant Pot! You'll love this Instant Pot Pasta with Sausage, Spinach, and Tomatoes. You might have all the ingredient on hand already! It's healthy, satisfying, easy, and versatile, and you're going to keep making it again and again! 

Instant Pot Pasta with Sausage, Spinach, and Tomatoes – with video

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Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup with Noodles

In a rush? This 30 minute One Pot Taco Pasta with Ground Turkey and Black Beans is here to save the day! It's creamy, satisfying, and the pasta cooks in the same pan as everything else! Get the healthy 30 minute recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Taco Pasta – One Pan, Healthy, 30 Minutes – With Video

Fresh and flavorful, this bruschetta orzo pasta salad is going to be a summertime favorite! Bonus: No mayo or yogurt so it's great for warm-weather picnics. Get the easy summer pasta salad recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad – with Video

Fresh tomato cream sauce tossed with angel hair pasta is the perfect spring and summer pasta. It's easy to make and is the perfect side next to grilled chicken or fish. Get the easy pasta recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Fresh Tomato Cream Sauce with Angel Hair Pasta (Pink Pasta)

Creamy, flavorful, and healthy, this Chicken Tuscan Pasta Bake is perfect to eat right away or to prep ahead and freeze for another day. Great for sharing with people in need of a meal, too! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chicken Tuscan Pasta Bake – Freezer Friendly