25 Easy Pasta Recipes Ready In Under Half an Hour
Easy Pasta Paradise
Pasta is one of the most versatile, easy to make and absolutely delicious meals humankind should thank the Italians for inventing and spreading worldwide! Every nation must have heard of and made pasta at some point or in some form, even if adapted to specific regional or cultural circumstances.
Traditionally, pasta is associated with Italy, although there are mentions of similar foods in the Far East or the Greek mythology going back many thousands of years.
It does not matter if you are looking to impress someone on a special occasion or just have limited time to cook for your family at the end of a busy day. Pasta will always be the right choice and will never fail to awe.
A thing about carbs: the West seems obsessed with reducing/eliminating them from the diet in a desperate hope to live healthier. Paradoxically, the Italians eat pasta every evening and still manage to live a long, healthy life. Perhaps we need to look somewhere else and let the poor carbs be (part of our diet!)
If you need more reassurance, look for Down to Earth With Zac Efron on Netflix and search for the episode filmed in Sardinia. It might change your perception of carbs. It changed Efron’s opinion, and the guy is not just a pretty face; he has learnt a thing or two while filming this documentary series.
So pasta it is! The variations to the classic recipes are probably endless. Still, for this post, I have chosen an array of excellently explained and executed easy pasta recipes, effortless to follow and ready in half an hour or less. Only a few will require ten or fifteen additional minutes of precious time, but rest assured, you will not feel sorry for going the extra mile!
At the end of the post, you will find beneficial information on pairing your chosen pasta with wine to make a simple dinner truly successful!
Have fun reading and more importantly, enjoy eating! Hasta la pasta!
Recipe provided by https://theworldisanoyster.com/
Enjoy it with a sparkling white and a good story of the world-famous Amalfi Coast, the place of this recipe’s origins! Ah, how dreamy sounds a plate of vongole somewhere in Positano… Oh, well, the kitchen will have to do for now!
Recipe provided by https://www.momthelunchlady.ca/
Why not try a fish pasta with a delicious dill sauce? Healthy, filling, delicious – all in one plate.
Recipe provided by https://therunningbaker24.com/
Aromatic and requiring just a handful of ingredients, this dish provides the necessary carb load to a trained runner, according to the recipe provider. But we all love it!
Recipe provided by https://cookingwithcarbs.com/
Why not give a Vodka kick to a simple cream and tomato sauce for a romantic pasta dinner? You know you want to!
Recipe provided by https://www.the-bella-vita.com/
An authentic Roman pasta with a history going back to antiquity is something worth trying. After all, this is where and how it all started, isn’t it?
Recipe provided by https://www.cookedbyjulie.com/
Are you looking for a successful date night meal? Look no further; this is your chance to impress!
Recipe provided by https://greenbowl2soul.com/
Suiting specific dietary styles and bringing diverse cuisines together, this fusion summer pasta is ideal for picnics or potlucks.
Recipe provided by https://theoregondietitian.com/
Perhaps you would like to try a hot world-famous with a twist by following this healthy recipe!
Recipe provided by https://www.christinascucina.com/
This is another authentic Italian recipe, a hot pasta easy to make and my all time favourite!
Recipe provided by https://runningonrealfood.com/
Nutritious, budged friendly and easy to make, this is a pasta dish that can be easily customised to your taste!
Recipe provided by https://www.corriecooks.com/
You might become addicted to this recipe, trust an instant pot fan!
Recipe provided by https://littlesunnykitchen.com/
This sumptuous recipe is every pasta lover’s dream come true – take it from a trained chef! I know I’m already craving it!
Recipe provided by https://strengthandsunshine.com/
Vegan and allergy-free, this is your perfect super rapid dinner – creamy and delicious!
Recipe provided by https://www.wenthere8this.com/
The ultimate comfort food can make a perfect week night dinner – see for yourself!
Recipe provided by https://seasonandthyme.com/
The rich and famous eat carbs, too! They even inspire us mere mortals to do the same! Check this cute cooking story and delish recipe.
Recipe provided by https://thedaringkitchen.com/
This is a fabulous, right up my street side dish that goes perfectly with pasta! A must-make, surely!
Recipe provided by https://thishealthykitchen.com/
Garlic and oil pasta is the simplest and most delicious type of pasta one can make in minutes and still enjoy as if it were an elaborate palace recipe! This is the charm of Italian cooking!
Recipe provided by https://saporitokitchen.com/
A little extra time to bake the aubergines would never put me off. The reward is in the form of a beautiful and goodie-packed pasta dish.
Recipe provided by https://www.rhiansrecipes.com/
Why not try a fragrant baked pasta that needs just a few extra minutes to make? Guaranteed, you won’t feel sorry for the added time!
Recipe provided by https://thesixfiguredish.com/
It might take just a little over half an hour to prepare and cook this recipe, but the result is a delicious garlicky pasta that will make a wonderful dinner!
Recipe provided by https://disheswithdad.com/
Sautéed chicken, garlicky parmesan and sun dried tomatoes – on my plate in half an hour? Yes, please!
Recipe provided by https://veganhuggs.com/
What’s better than combining two Italian specials in a healthy and absolute dreamy summer dish? Serving it in a quaint trattoria with a view to Vesuvius, preferably in Capri, perhaps! I swear, one of these days I’ll buy a kitchen wallpaper with that scenery!
23. Strawberry Pasta
Recipe provided by https://www.amummytoo.co.uk/
What do you do when you need to feed fussy eaters? Perhaps wooing them with something daring and different would work. Just allow extra time to roast a handful of strawberries.
Recipe provided by https://thecozycook.com/
Simple, easy and versatile, this is the ultimate Italian favourite pasta dish!
25. Pasta alla Norma
Recipe provided by https://flawlessfood.co.uk/
What better way to conclude this pasta presentation than a Sicilian star dish worthy of an operatic acclaimed name? Bravissima!
How do we pair appropriately wine with your chosen easy pasta recipe?
It is of vital importance to choose the right wine when serving pasta. Wine Folly offers some good ideas and explanations that will make your pasta dinner a total success! An absolute must-read and follow the advice! I know I have acquired an enological education, and surely it will help many others choose wisely.
I truly hope you enjoyed reading this easy pasta recipes round-up post and will save it as reference to your future pasta evenings. Or you can use it a ready made meal plan for quite a while! And please share the word. Thank you!
As the Italians would say, buon appetito!