Oodles of Noodles – Pasta Recipes

We know that pasta is an easy, quick meal for families on the go, so we’ve assembled this epic roundup of pasta recipes for you to try at home.

Pro-Tip: Many of these pasta recipes would make for a family-friendly adventure in cooking! Take a look at some tips for kiddos in the kitchen from a registered dietitian in order to bring your kids in on the magic of cooking
Homemade Egg Noodles
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Oven Icon Baking Time: 12-15 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 6
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Comfort Food
Zesty Taco Pasta Skillet
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 10 min
  • Oven Icon Baking Time: 20 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 6
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Tex-Mex
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Bake
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 20 min
  • Oven Icon Baking Time: 20 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 5
  • Heat Wave Icon Baking Temp: 375°F
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Spicy
    Comfort Food
    Chicken

Did You Know?

Did you know that the average American consumes around 20 pounds of pasta per year? Or that the average price an American pays for pasta is about $1.45 per pound? It makes it one of the most affordable meal options out there!

Garden Pasta Primavera
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 5 min
  • Oven Icon Baking Time: 15 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 6
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Whole grain
    Creamy
    Packed with veggies
Chicken Enchilada Orzo Soup
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 5 min
  • Oven Icon Baking Time: 25 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 4-6
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Spicy
    Light
    Cheesy
BLT Pasta Salad
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 30 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 6
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Bacon
    Tomato
    Fresh
Stuffed Pasta Shells
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 30-45 min
  • Oven Icon Baking Time: 35-40 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 18
  • Heat Wave Icon Baking Temp: 350°F
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Savory
    Cheesy
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Pasta
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 30 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 6
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Fresh
    Sweet
    Crunchy

What Kind of Wheat Does Pasta Use?

The U.S. is also a pasta powerhouse! We produce around 4.4 billion pouns of pasta every year, which makes us the second largest pasta-producer!

There are six classes of wheat produced in the United States, and durum is the class primarily used for pasta making!

Learn more about the different types of wheat and their uses.

Mixed Bean Soup with Pasta
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 30 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 12
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Savory
Lemon Orzo Chicken Bake
Recipe Info
  • Blender Icon Prep Time: 15 min
  • Oven Icon Baking Time: 35-40 min
  • Plate Icon Servings: 3
  • Heat Wave Icon Baking Temp: 375°F
  • Fork Icon Flavors: Savory
To learn more about pasta, visit our friends at Pasta Fits! Or if you’d like more recipe roundups check out our Dairy Month Extravaganza or our Celebration of Waffles.