A quick and simple twist on the traditional Italian course.
Paired with pepperoni and just the right seasonings, this pasta tastes a lot like pizza, which any kid loves.
This pasta dish isn't just pretty, it's also economical and delicious as well.
This might be the most classic of all pasta salads. Rotini pasta, tomato, mozzarella, olives and green peppers combine for a flavorful taste that's pure potluck nostalgia.
A take-off of popular Pasta Puttanesca, this recipe uses easy-to-find canned tuna and green olives in place of the traditional anchovies and capers to yield a kid-friendly dish. Throw it together with your favorite jarred pasta sauce and dinner is done.
This tastes just like the canned version, but with more control over ingredients you can be sure of what your child is eating. Double the batch and freeze to have on-hand for lunches and snacks.
With a little help from the store, this dinner comes together in no time. Edamame and smoked sausage make this a flavorful dish kids will cheer and parents will savor.
Serve this super simple pasta salad as a side, or on its own as an effortless dinner entree.
Beautifully baked rotini pasta and cheese pair with veggies and ground turkey in this super-easy casserole. Use low fat cheese to reduce the calorie load, and add spinach, zucchini or carrots into its bubbly deliciousness.
This meal is so tasty that even the pickiest eaters will slurp it up, and so easy you won't mind making it every night.
This quick dish is light and bright and uses ingredients that are usually on-hand. Add a bit of cooked shrimp or grilled chicken for heartier fare.
This lighter take on sausage and peppers is a great weeknight meal that takes very little time to prepare.
This substitute sauce is as good as the real deal, but better for you and less expensive, about $1.35 per serving. Add whatever vegetable combination you like and feel free to use cheaper chicken cuts to make this even more budget-minded.
This crunchy, bite-sized favorite is sure to go fast. Bake up a few batches with different shaped raviolis and fillings, then serve with sauces like warmed marinara and Alfredo.
Rotisserie chicken and store-bought Alfredo sauce make short work of this creamy Italian classic without sacrificing any of the flavor.
A healthy, budget-friendly take on the classic recipe that's just as delicious and creamy.
Pasta salad is great for summer. The varieties are endless and it's always easy to prepare. This version is yummy and hearty. Pair with a loaf of crusty bread and fresh lemonade or iced tea and you have a terrific beat-the-heat dinner.
Spring vegetables are rendered soft and sweet by roasting. Combined with al dente pasta, it creates a flavorful, yet light pasta dish. Add a tossed salad and crusty bread for a complete meal.
This pasta, spicy and rich and not for the calorie-conscious, boasts heat and flavor while the Mexican cream cools things down at the same time.
Frozen tortellini and canned chicken broth speed the preparation of this super simple soup. Just add a green salad and soft breadsticks and dinner is on!
Substituting ravioli for traditional noodles makes this soup more filling and flavorful than the classic comfort food favorite.
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Pappardelle and Veggie Ribbons
Italian Pasta Salad
Pasta and Meatballs for Kids
Tortellini with Edamame and Smoked Sausage
Pesto Pasta Salad
Chicken and Spaghetti Parmesan
Lemon, Caper and White Bean Pasta
Pasta with Sausage and Peppers
Creamy Chicken and Rotini Primavera
Quick Chicken Tetrazzini
Creamy Chicken and Noodles
Ranch Turkey Pasta Salad
Pasta with Roasted Spring Vegetables
Green Chile Mac and Cheese
Tortellini and Spinach Soup
Chicken Ravioli Soup