Our collectin of main dish pasta recipes has everything from no-holds-barred lasagna bolognese and from-scratch gnocchi to quick weeknight classics like carbonara and fettucine alfredo.
A bowl of 3-Ingredient Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese.
3-Ingredient Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe
A black ceramic bowl of cooked homemade fettucine noodles sprinkled with black pepper and parmesan cheese.
Homemade Fresh Pasta Recipe
Pasta puttanesca, made with spaghetti, in a white bowl.
Spaghetti Puttanesca (Spaghetti With Capers, Olives, and Anchovies) Recipe
A shallow bowl of creamy sea urchin (uni) pasta with a tongue of sea urchin on top.
Creamy Sea Urchin (Uni) Pasta Recipe
Cacio e pepe on a tan ceramic plate alongside two small bowls, one holding shredded cheese and the other holding freshly ground pepper. There is a metal fork with pasta swirled around it on the plate.
Cacio e Pepe (Spaghetti With Black Pepper and Pecorino Romano) Recipe
A slice of spinach lasagna, shot from the side so that all of the layers are visible.
The Best Spinach Lasagna Recipe
A bowl of black squid ink pasta with shrimp and scallops
Squid Ink Pasta With Shrimp and Scallops Recipe
A bowl of pasta with Bolognese sauce on a textured cloth with a small bowl of grated cheese off to the left side.
The Best Slow-Cooked Bolognese Sauce Recipe
A bowl of pasta al limone on an olive wood cutting board with a dark blue linen napkin.
Pasta al Limone Recipe
A rectangular glass baking pan of lasagna bolognese sprinkled with fresh chopped herbs.
Sunday Dinner: No-Holds-Barred Lasagna Bolognese Recipe
A white bowl of Pasta alla Gricia topped with shredded cheese
Pasta alla Gricia Recipe
A square white bowl of bucatini all'Amatriciana.
Bucatini all'Amatriciana Recipe
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Spaghetti con la Colatura di Alici (Pasta With Colatura) Recipe
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Pesto alla Trapanese (Sicilian Pesto With Almonds and Tomatoes) Recipe
A shallow white bowl filled with a mound of pasta con sarde topped with bread crumbs
Pasta Con le Sarde (Sicilian Pasta With Sardines) Recipe
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Penne Boscaiola (Woodsman-Style Pasta With Mushrooms and Bacon) Recipe
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Gluten-Free Potato Gnocchi Recipe
Essentials: Ina Garten's Mac & Cheese Recipe
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Pasta With Burst Cherry Tomatoes and XO Sauce Recipe
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Classic Baked Lasagna Bolognese (Lasagne alla Bolognese) Recipe
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Homemade Ricotta Ravioli Recipe
A bowl of risotto sprinkled with chopped chives.
Perfect Risotto Recipe
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Creamy Orecchiette With Spring Onions, Fennel, and Bacon Recipe
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Beet-Colored Fresh Pasta Recipe
Seafood stuffed shells covered in golden breadcrumbs
Seafood-Stuffed Shells Recipe
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Parisian Gnocchi Recipe
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Light and Tender Potato Gnocchi With Sage-Butter Sauce Recipe
A casserole dish of baked ziti on a table. Next to the casserole is a stack of white plates. Some of the baked ziti has been scooped on the top plate.
The Food Lab's No-Boil Baked Ziti Recipe
Spaghetti tossed in a sauce with clams, garlic, white wine and chile flakes.
Spaghetti alle Vongole in Bianco (With White Clam Sauce) Recipe
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Homemade Mushroom Tortellini Recipe
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Unlock the Secret to Fresh Green Flavors in This Spring Pasta
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Basic Ragù Bolognese Recipe
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Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese Casserole With Cheddar and Gruyère
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Uovo in Raviolo (Runny Egg Yolk Ravioli) Recipe
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Classic Italian-American Stuffed Shells With Ricotta and Spinach Recipe
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Pasta With Vegan Chickpea Sauce Recipe
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Pasta With Butternut Squash and Sage Brown Butter Recipe
A cheesy skillet of baked pasta with tomato sauce and ground beef
American Chop Suey (Macaroni, Beef, and Cheese Skillet Casserole) Recipe
A bowl of pressure cooker ragù Bolognese
Pressure Cooker Ragù Bolognese Recipe
Two white bowls of shrimp fra diavolo with spaghetti on a dining table.
Shrimp Fra Diavolo (Shrimp and Pasta with Spicy Tomato Sauce) Recipe
overhead shot of a bowl of pasta aglio e olio, garlic cloves in the background
Spaghetti Aglio e Olio (Pasta in Garlic and Oil Sauce) Recipe
Finished dish of pasta with blistered cherry tomato sauce, next to a block of cheese, basil sprig, garlic, and tomatoes
Fast and Easy Pasta With Blistered Cherry Tomato Sauce Recipe
The cover of Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella Hazan
Classic Cookbooks: Marcella Hazan's Homemade Tagliatelle with Bolognese Meat Sauce Recipe
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Vegan Carbonara Pasta Recipe
Overhead shot of fettuccine alfredo plated
Roman-Style Fettuccine With Alfredo Sauce Recipe
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Ricotta and Black Pepper Gnudi With Sage and Brown Butter Recipe
'Smitten Kitchen's Mushroom Bourguignon Recipe
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Lighter Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe
A bowl of homemade gluten-free fresh pasta with tomato sauce in an orange bowl.
Gluten-Free Fresh Pasta Recipe
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Crispy Baked Pasta With Mushrooms, Sausage, and Parmesan Cream Sauce Recipe
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Penne With Hot-as-You-Dare Arrabbiata Sauce Recipe
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Pasta With Rich and Hearty Mushroom Bolognese Recipe
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Skillet Shrimp with Orzo, Feta and Asparagus Recipe
Lamb bolognese tossed with fettucine noodles and sprinkled with freshly grated cheese on a white oval platter.
Lamb Bolognese from 'Family Table'
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Ina Garten's Turkey, Sausage, and Prosciutto Meatballs Recipe
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Easy One-Pot, No-Knife, Lighter Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe
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Zucchini and Roasted Tomatoes With Pasta and Dried Olive Flavor Shake Recipe
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Pasta With Braised Broccoli and Tomato Recipe