No matter what time of year it is, pasta always makes a perfect meal. Add tasty seasonings and sauces and pair with your favorite meat (or none,) and bam — dinner is on the table. These thirty delicious and savory pasta recipes show just how versatile noodles can be and will satisfy every carb lover’s appetite in a big way.
30 Savory Pasta Recipes
Simple Shrimp Scampi Pasta – A Mom’s Impression: This is a very refreshing dish that has a light sauce, pasta, and shrimp cooked to perfection. Great for busy weeknight dinners when you want to whip something up in a hurry.
One Pot Cajun Pasta – Strength and Sunshine: A gluten-free and meatless option. Okra, bell peppers, tomatoes and more are paired with herbs to create a flavorful dish with easy cleanup.
Broccoli Pasta Al Forno – Recipe This: This is cooked with Al Forno pasta and paired with hearty broccoli. To top it off you bake it in the oven so the cheese on top gets golden brown. A yummy comfort food recipe.
Cajun Shrimp Pasta With Veggies – Peas and Crayons: Cajun seasoning is one of my favorites, it really adds a new dimension to seafood. This pasta dish packs tremendous flavor and the added veggies make it nice and hearty.
Easy Baked Meatball Casserole – A Mom’s Impression: Grab your favorite pre-made meatballs or make your own and create this delicious casserole. Full of meatballs, cheese, and of course tomato based sauce.
Ham and Bowtie Pasta – Eat Move Make: This hot, creamy, feel-good casserole can be made with leftover ham or deli ham. It’s absolutely delicious!
Sausage and Pepper Stuffed Shells – Mama Loves Food: Sausage, veggies, and a creamy filling are stuffed into large pasta shells and smothered in rich tomato sauce and baked to perfection. Your family will thank you for trying this recipe.
Jalapeno Mac and Cheese – ABCs and Garden Peas: This mac and cheese is not only loaded with cheesy goodness and a little heat, but can be made in 10 short minutes in a pressure cooker.
Greek Tortellini Salad with Salami – Mashup Mom: You will find a rainbow of colors in this salad from the vegetables, and it has the perfect Greek-inspired flavors. This salad is great for family gatherings, potlucks, and make-ahead dinners.
4-Ingredient Ravioli Bake – Sheri Silver: This simple recipe is perfect for nights when you need a fuss-free dinner, but it’ll look and taste like you slaved over the stove all night.
Roasted Vegetable Tortellini Bake – Mashup Mom: A colorful bake that is blooming with flavor, it will leave your whole family coming back and asking for seconds.
Chicken Taco Casserole with Orzo – Eat Move Make: This zesty chicken and orzo casserole is an absolute winner. Full of flavor, super easy to make, and your family will love it!
Cheesy Taco Noodle Skillet – A Turtles Life for Me: This is loaded with egg noodles, and mixed with your favorite taco inspired sides. It could easily become a family favorite after one bite. Plus it is quick and easy to make.
Curry Mac and Cheese – Strength, and Sunshine – This mac and cheese is like the adult version of a boxed mac and cheese. There’s a heat factor to it, but it can be tamed down to personal taste.
20 Minute One Pan Pasta Fettuccine Alfredo – Recipe This: A quick and simple recipe with a melt your mouth creamy sauce. So good.
Upside Down Pasta Bake – Beauty Through Imperfections: Put your cooked noodles at the bottom of the pan and your meat mixture on top to bake. It may be upside down, but the flavors are right on target.
Penne Alla Pepper Vodka – Nomageddon: A creamy pasta dish with a spicy zing. A classic Italian dish that is full of surprises inside each bite.
Lemon Pepper Pasta Salad – Bunny’s Warm Oven: This pasta salad is a delicious one to try on a hot day when you don’t want to add any extra heat while cooking. You’ll love the refreshing flavors.
Cajun Chicken Pasta Skillet – Eat Move Make: All the delicious peppers, pasta, sauce and spices mix together in a single skillet for this unbelievably yummy and zesty pasta dish.
Healthy One-Pot Enchilada Pasta – Peas and Crayons: If you’re looking for a wholesome and healthy dish to serve up, give this a try. It’s rich in flavor and will reheat beautifully for tomorrow’s lunch.
Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells – Ally’s Sweet and Savory Eats: This stuffed pasta is a home run dinner. The creamy filling paired with the pasta and sauce will blow your mind. If you love pasta, this is a must try.
Spring Pea Pasta with Prosciutto and Burrata Cheese – Coffee and Crayons: This is a flavorful dish worth trying. So many different flavors meld together beautifully to create the perfect pasta dish.
Pepperoni Pizza Baked Zita – Mama Loves Food: Pizza and pasta in one – yes, please! All the pepperoni flavor you love combined with a hearty pasta you can’t resist.
Lasagna Soup – A Turtles Life for Me: This soup has the rich flavor of lasagna in every spoonful. It’s a great twist on a traditional pasta night meal.
Kickin’ Chili Mac Pasta Skillet – Eat Move Make: Chili mac is an everyday classic, but this slightly spicy version has just enough kick to count!
Instant Pot Spaghetti – See Lindsay: Spaghetti just got easier when you pull out your Instant Pot! It is simple to whip up and in no time you will have dinner ready to be served.
Shrimp Macaroni Salad – Bunny’s Warm Oven: This is a creamy shrimp salad that is loaded with hearty vegetables, tomatoes, celery, onion and more.
Chicken Taco Ranch Pasta Salad – Turning The Clock Back: The name might be a tongue twister, but the flavors are heavenly. I love ranch paired with taco seasonings, it just creates a magical flavor.
Greek Chicken Pasta Salad – Recipe This: The sauce for this pasta salad is tangy and pairs well with the pasta and chicken. Great for a hot day when you want to serve something lighter.
Cheese Tortellini with Blackened Chicken, Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes – Eat Move Make: Tortellini and pesto are always delicious together, and the addition of roasted tomatoes is fabulous. Try this satisfying, hot meal; it’s a definite winner!
This collection of 30 savory pasta recipes should keep your family fed and very happy. Enjoy!