Looking for a cozy dinner idea that everyone will love? These pasta recipes are easy, delicious and can be made ahead!
In our house, pasta is always a crowd-pleaser! We've rounded up some of our family's favorites for you today.
These recipes are great for weekdays or easy entertaining. You can make them ahead of time and they can feed a crowd. Plus they are cozy and perfect for these cold winter days. Add them to your menu and be ready for the rave reviews! Enjoy!
Italian Chicken Meatballs and Marinara
These Italian Chicken Meatballs are made from boneless, skinless chicken breasts, not ground chicken. They're lean, light, tender, juicy and full of flavor!
Homemade Chicken Pasta Soup
This delicious Homemade Chicken Pasta Soup tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen, but in reality, you can put it together, start to finish in less than an hour! It's also fabulous with leftover turkey!
Italian Chicken Vegetable Soup
This Italian Chicken Vegetable Soup is bursting with the fabulous flavors of Italy and is chocked full of healthy veggies, lean chicken and ditalini pasta for a delicious splurge. It comes together easily and makes great leftovers!
Make-Ahead Homemade Manicotti
This make-ahead, Homemade Manicotti is beyond delicious with an Italian sausage marinara and tender melt-in-your-mouth pasta.
Pasta Beef Soup (in the Instant Pot or oven)
This fabulous Instant Pot (or oven) Pasta and Beef Soup is a throw-it-all in-the-pot soup that's loaded with tender chunks of beef and lots of healthy veggies!
Italian Chicken Sausage Ravioli Lasagna (Everyday Easy, Dinner Party Worthy!)
This make-ahead Italian Chicken Sausage Ravioli Lasagna is bursting with fabulous Italian flavor and tastes like you labored for hours! No one has to know the delicious little secret.
Creamy Chicken Parmesan Pasta Soup
If you're looking for a creamy, delicious comfort soup that's loaded with healthy veggies lean chicken AND comes together quickly, this Chicken Parmesan Pasta Soup is IT!
Marry Me Chicken
This super tender Marry Me Chicken with rosemary and sun-dried tomatoes is so delicious that it just might seal the deal on a proposal! It will definitely garner brownie points for you! No one has to know how easy it is!
Skillet Pasta Shrimp Scampi
This Skillet Pasta Shrimp Scampi is one pot and easy; yet it's delicious and elegant enough for a dinner party!
Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli Soup
A classic Italian soup, this delicious Slow Cooker Pasta e Fagioli Soup takes about 45 minutes to prep, then the slow cooker does the magic!
Italian Meatballs with Marinara
A delicious, classic Italian favorite. This recipe always brings rave reviews!
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