Pasta is definitely a staple for dinner in my household. It’s quick, easy, filling, and everybody loves it. Sometimes, however, it feels like I’m in a rut. Pasta is wonderful in all shapes and forms, but I tend to get stuck making the same meal over and over. That’s why I’ve looked through some of the delicious pasta recipes we have here at 12 Tomatoes and compiled a list of easy pasta dinners. Go ahead and try one of these meals out tonight!
Keeping creativity in your dinner plans night after night can be challenging, but a dish like our Shrimp & Asparagus Angel Hair Pasta makes it easy to add something new to your routine, and it will only take you fifteen minutes to do so. But most importantly, with its balance of garlic-herb flavor, plenty of veggies, and tender shrimp, this little dish is not only healthy, it’s also utterly delicious. Get the recipe here!
This pasta dish has everything you could ever hope for in a hearty, one-pot meal. Sausage, pasta, and creamy sauce. Add in squash, sage, and nutmeg for some depth of flavor and texture, and there you have it. An earthy, cheesy, warm pot of deliciousness that the whole family will love. Truly, this creamy, decadent meal is comfort food at its finest. Get the recipe here!
This is a recipe for those weeknights when you’re pulling in the driveway from soccer practice and it’s already dark out and you have thirty minutes to get dinner on the table. And. It. Is. GOOD. It’s creamy and quick and so layered with flavor. (And no, you don’t have to pre-cook or prep anything. Not even the chicken.) We all need these kinds of recipes, the kind that don’t take any thought at all. This one just gets major bonus points for being totally crave-worthy too. Get the recipe here!
This pasta showcases some Mediterranean standards, like olives and feta, while fire roasted tomatoes and artichoke hearts dress it up a bit. It’s not a terribly long list of ingredients – there’s some oregano, thyme, garlic, and red onion too – but there’s no extra sauce to make or add-ins to saute. As soon as the pasta is al dente, you’re done! Get the recipe here!
Does anyone else remember getting swept up in the green goddess dressing fad?? For a little while there it seemed like green goddess anything was all the range, what with it being cool, creamy and refreshing, and, though it’s not quite as popular as it once was, we still love it and order it every chance we get, so when it occurred to us to try making a green goddess dressing-inspired spaghetti bake…oh my gosh, it’s like the heavens opened up and sang to us – we knew it was a great idea! Get the recipe here!
We’re always on the lookout for dinners that are easy and delicious, so it’s no wonder we love this Amish Country casserole so much! We’re not exactly sure what the story is behind this dish, but we’re super glad we made it and can’t wait to share it with you. Basically a creamy, cheesy, beefy pasta bake, this is a comforting dinner that we love to make and that our family loves to eat – you’ll see! Get the recipe here!