We love, love, love pasta in our household. Such an easy opportunity to be creative in our cooking. From the actual pasta itself to meats, vegetables, and beyond---pasta provides a near infinite pallet to explore your culinary skills. Below, I've collected 6 pastas you probably haven't tried. (Or maybe you have.) In either case, there are some great dishes here, especially as we start transitioning into fall. If you're interested in making any or all, just follow the links for the full recipe card.
Kelly is sharing 6 pastas you probably haven't tried.
You can get the full recipe card for a dish by clicking the link at the end of each section
I am loving cooking with corn this summer. We have had a number of recipes recently featuring this sweet summer veggie, and today I am adding one more to the list with Bacon and Corn Pasta with Tomato Salad. There are a lot of reasons to love this dish! The meaty bacon and large pasta shells, punctuated with pops of sweet corn, all cloaked in a glossy, savory sauce and topped with a bright and fresh tomato salad. Let’s get right to it!
Let me start by saying I love this pasta dish! Caramelized corn with thinly cut asparagus, seasoned with turmeric and tossed with a light sauce of garlic, white wine, and pasta water, finished with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. It’s so light, yet so full of sweet corn flavor; the earthiness of turmeric and the bright white wine make such a great combination. A perfect summer pasta dish with bright colors and sunny flavors. Let’s get right to it: Caramelized Corn and Asparagus Pasta.
Hello! Welcome, everyone. Have you ever had sun dried tomato pesto? I couldn’t recall if and when I had ever had it, actually. So I thought I’d make up a batch and put together a couple recipes that really let the sun dried tomatoes shine their brightest. Sun dried tomato pesto is super simple to make and it’s such a flavorful component to add to all sorts of recipes, both mains and appetizers. Today I have Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta, so let’s get to it!
Hello, welcome! This dish is beautiful: vibrant, green spring asparagus and the morels add something extra. The simplicity of pasta tossed in olive oil with snappy asparagus and earthy morel mushrooms really speaks to me. Add a little garlic, lemon, some parmesan, red pepper flakes and black pepper, and you’ve got a simple, beautiful meal that really satisfies. Let’s get to it: Bucatini with Asparagus and Morels!
I thought a nice, light summer pasta dish might be just the ticket for today. This dish comes together really quickly; it’s so fresh and veggie forward with fresh herbs and a lot of fresh garlic. We are using Pappardelle pasta for this recipe. I love the Cipriani Pappardelle because while it is a long, wide strip of pasta, it’s very thin and light. Let’s get right to it, like I said, it’s a quick cook recipe – perfect for a weeknight.
Today we have a one pot pasta dish: Linguini with Pancetta and Broccolini. I really love these pasta dishes that utilize the pasta water to make a thin sauce that coats everything in delicious flavor and richness, but is not cream-based. The method is super simple and the results are amazingly light and fresh. So let’s get right to it!
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