Become a pasta pro with these 10 splendid recipes.
Whole wheat penne boosts the fibre in this chunky veggie and tomato sauce dish. Because whole wheat pasta has more of a bite than white, you may want to cook it just beyond the al dente stage for a softer texture.
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Layer after scrumptious layer of rich meat sauce, tender pasta and creamy cheese make this lasagna the best you'll ever have. The family-friendly classic is just as good when you make it ahead, so it's a Monday night lifesaver.
Seasonal sweet cherry tomatoes add the perfect dose of freshness to this simple lemony pasta.
You won't believe how tasty and easy it is to make this classic dish in your slow cooker. A piping bag - or plastic bag - makes easy work of stuffing the manicotti. Serve with a tossed salad and garlic bread for an easy family-style dinner.
A little chicken (less than a pound) goes a long way in this rich, creamy dish. We love whole wheat spaghetti with the rustic mushroom-infused sauce, but any long pasta, such as bucatini, spagettini or linguine, can be a delicious partner. Feel free to improvise with whatever type is waiting in your pantry.
Cooking the sausage in the pan first helps flavour the entire dish. Adding some of the pasta water at the end helps loosen the sauce and coats the pasta without adding any fat.
When few ingredients are called for, the key is to use the best you can find. Here, good-quality oil-packed tuna is worth the splurge.
Tossing comforting cheese-filled ravioli in a mixture of sweet leeks and toasted hazelnuts gives this quick weeknight meal a satisfying homemade feel.
Named for the Italian region of Amatrice, where it originates, this simple sauce is at the heart of classic Italian cooking – a few ingredients and delicious results. The recipe calls for guanciale, a salt-cured bacon made from pig's jowl or cheek. Pancetta or, in a pinch, regular bacon can be used instead.
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