Pasta & Noodles

Host dinner parties, celebrate the holidays, or simply bring the family together for a home-cooked meal. Pampered Chef's main dish recipes offer easy dinner recipes and healthy meal inspiration for American food, Asian food, Italian food, and other cuisines from around the world. Browse vegetarian recipes, gluten-free recipes, pasta dishes, casserole dishes, and more now.


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Grilled Cheese & Tomato Skillet

This skillet will put an end to the question of what to eat first — the grilled cheese or the tomato soup?

Orecchiette with Spinach, Sausage & Tomatoes

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Adding some of the liquid from the canned tomatoes at the helps to cook the tomatoes and spinach without losing any flavor.

The Easiest Kid-Pleasin' Lasagna Ever

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Need we say more? Oh, by the way - you don't have to cook the lasagna noodles ahead of time. How do you like that for ease? 

Bacon, Linguini & Tomato Toss

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The ‘L” stands for linguini in this guest-worthy spin on the classic BLT sandwich.

Grilled Chicken Penne al Fresco

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Preparing a tomato-garlic sauce from scratch in the microwave will fill your kitchen with the aromas of an upscale Italian restaurant.

Chicken Piccata Pasta

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Creamy and lemony, this dish is a fresh take on piccata and is made in a fraction of the time!

Zesty Ravioli Skillet

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It's amazing that such a fresh and flavorful dish starts with frozen ravioli and only takes about 20 minutes to prepare.

Spicy Sausage & Peppers Penne

Penne pasta is tossed with colorful peppers, zesty sausage and a seasoned tomato sauce—now that's Italian!

Italian Chicken Pasta Toss

Bow tie pasta adds a kid-friendly touch, but feel free to substitute any favorite pasta shape.

Brown Butter Tortellini with Spinach & Ham

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This simple pasta toss uses the method of draining the tortellini right over fresh spinach leaves to quickly wilt the spinach with the pasta cooking water.

Rigatoni with Tuna and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Tossing the pasta in the Stir-Fry Skillet with the other ingredients lightly sauces the pasta while delivering a lot of flavor.

Mandarin Pasta Salad

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This fresh, Asian-inspired main dish is ideal for impromptu entertaining.

Four-Cheese Mac & Cheese

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The blend of four cheeses is what gives this crowd-pleaser a special flavor. It’s lower in fat due to the availability of today’s lighter cheeses... plus a few other ingredient adjustments.

Pasta Primavera

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Who wouldn't want to eat their veggies when they're tossed with pasta and a delicious cheesy sauce?

Easy Pasta Carbonara

Keep the bacon and cheese (but lose the guilt!) with a healthy twist on this creamy dish!

Summertime Spaghetti

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Light and delicious spaghetti made in the microwave!  

Baked Mac ‘N Cheese with Shrimp

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Add a seafood twist to a comfort food classic. Great food pairing with Champagne.

Lazy Lasagna Chili

Preparing lasagna is no longer a time-consuming process when you have this tasty “chili” recipe at your fingertips.

Mac 'n Cheese Soup

By starting with a packaged macaroni & cheese dinner, you can have this soup ready in a jiffy. 

Chicken Lasagna Alfredo

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Guests will enjoy the balance of flavors in this creamy layered pasta dish. You'll enjoy a leisurely afternoon with guest when you prepare this update classic ahead of time. 

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