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The 20 Best Pasta Dishes for Your Next Italian Night!

Easy Fettucine Alfredo

Make this creamy pasta dish in under 20 minutes! 

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I am a pasta fanatic! I can’t help it – I’m Italian, so it’s in my blood. I could seriously eat pasta every day! If I prepare a Bolognese sauce, it feels right to turn up the Pavarotti and pour some vino for the perfect ambiance. 

If you’re reading this article, chances are you are a pasta lover, too. You can’t go wrong with pasta – a comfort food delight! Here, you will find 20 of the best pasta dishes online. Creamy sauces, veggie sauces, seafood sauces, and more…all mouth-watering favorites that will have you singing arias all night!

Clam Linguine

Clams, bacon, garlic, olives, and parsley over pasta! Recipe Moore or Less Cooking

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Garlic, lemon, shrimp, and butter create a fresh, zesty pasta dish! Recipe Moore or Less Cooking

Chicken Florentine Pasta

Chicken, garlic, spinach, and tomatoes make an incredible pasta sauce! Recipe Moore or Less Cooking

Bruschetta Chicken Pasta

With minimal time and ingredients, you can have this Italian-inspired Bruschetta Chicken Pasta meal on the table in under 30 minutes! This easy-to-make chicken dinner will become your new favorite way to turn the flavors of a classic Italian appetizer into a crowd-pleasing meal.

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Nana’s Mac and Cheese

The green olives put this family favorite over the top! Recipe Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog

Moore Pasta Puccini

The ingredients are fresh and flavorful! Recipe Moore or Less Cooking

Easy Spaghetti Bolognese

Real Italian style, rich and hearty! Recipe Moore or Less Cooking

Stacked Pasta Pie

Wow your family and friends with this delicious and easy stacked pasta pie! Cheesy stacked pasta enrobed with a hearty meat sauce covered in more melty cheese. Serve like a slice of pie!

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Easy Lasagna

Incredibly easy to make and full flavored lasagna. You won’t believe how simple this delicious lasagna is to make! Layers of meat, cheese, and noodles. 

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Slow Cooker Beef Ragu

It’s full of beef that’s slow-cooked to tenderness in a tomato base full of herbs and spices before being served over pasta.

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Slow Cooker Sausage Tortellini Soup

This tortellini and sausage soup is cooked slowly in a creamy tomato and chicken broth base that’s full of veggies like carrots, onion, celery, garlic, and more. 

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Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup

Easy and hearty, this slow cooker minestrone soup is loaded with veggies, beans, and pasta, making it a one-stop meal that’s always a family favorite.

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Slow Cooker Copycat Olive Garden Gnocchi Soup

Creamy, flavorful, and full of veggies and chicken, this Slow Cooker Copycat Olive Garden Gnocchi Soup is perfect for chilly days.

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20-Minute Baked Pasta Alfredo with Sausage

Want the comfort of a nice Pasta al Forno (baked pasta) but don’t have time or motivation to make anything fancy? TIP: Baked pasta with sausage alfredo sauce is a fast way to get a fix. Simple. Fast. Easy!

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Alfredo Chicken Lasagna Rollups

Chicken Alfredo Roll-Ups are made with a shortcut and rolled up with chicken, sauce, and cheese. They are one of the best meals you will ever make!

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Tortellini Caprese Salad 

Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad with tomatoes, Mozzarella, and fresh basil tossed in a Vinaigrette will be a hit at your next picnic or potluck!

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Easy Basil Pesto

This pesto is lovely on pasta, veggies, and more!

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Nettie Moore is the cook, baker, photographer, and designer behind the Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog. Nettie is a self-trained cook and baker. She loves creating easy recipes that don’t call for many unknown ingredients. Nettie’s Blueberry Skillet Cake has been featured in Taste Of Home Magazine, and her Peach Raspberry Pie has won awards! She was born and raised in Southern California and now calls New England her home, where she lives with her husband and two children. Follow her on her blog, Moore Or Less Cooking, Facebook, and Pinterest.

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