Pasta Recipes

This rich and subtle pasta sauce is incredibly easy, which has earned it the title of The Best Weeknight Pasta Sauce in my house! BudgetBytes.com

Simple, classic pasta recipes are always a crowd pleaser and naturally budget friendly. Plus, with so many specialty-diet-friendly pastas on the market today, pasta is even more versatile than ever. Use these easy pasta recipes for quick weeknight dinners and meal prepping! (pictured: Best Weeknight Pasta Sauce)

Eating a large plate of Salad Bar Vegetable Lo Mein

Salad Bar Vegetable Lo Mein

This easy one pot version of American Goulash cooks the pasta and beef in the same pot with a homemade red wine tomato sauce for extra flavor. Budgetbytes.com

One Pot American Goulash

Skillet full of smoky, spicy, and creamy Chipotle Pumpkin Pasta.

Chipotle Pumpkin Pasta

One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta in the pan.

One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Close up of Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce

Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce, Spinach, and Walnuts

Rich and Creamy Rice Cooker Mac and Cheese in a Bowl

Rice Cooker Mac and Cheese

Filling enough to serve as a light meal, but light enough to act as an easy side dish, this Italian Orzo Salad is a versatile addition to your weekly meal prep. Budgetbytes.com

Italian Orzo Salad

Roasted Vegetable Couscous is an easy side dish with complex flavor, with sweet roasted vegetables mixed with savory, fluffy couscous. Budgetbytes.com

Roasted Vegetable Couscous

Simple, delicious, and totally comforting, this White Cheddar Mac and Cheese is the perfect quick fix for weeknight dinners. Budgetbytes.com

White Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli

This quick and comforting Creamy Tuna Pasta with Peas and Parmesan is a fast and easy weeknight dinner that only requires a few simple ingredients. Budgetbytes.com

Creamy Tuna Pasta with Peas and Parmesan

Smoky BBQ sauce, salty bacon, and creamy Monterey Jack cheese come together in this quick, one-dish Monterey Chicken Skillet.

Monterey Chicken Skillet

It only takes a few fresh ingredients make this Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Ricotta, the perfect light lunch or dinner for summer! BudgetBytes.com

Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Ricotta

This rich and subtle pasta sauce is incredibly easy, which has earned it the title of The Best Weeknight Pasta Sauce in my house! BudgetBytes.com

The Best Weeknight Pasta Sauce

Pepperoni’s rich and peppery bite is the perfect contrast to mild spinach, mozzarella, and pasta in this Pepperoni Pasta Salad. BudgetBytes.com

Pepperoni Pasta Salad

Sweet, salty, rich, and crunchy, these Pork and Peanut Dragon Noodles hit all the bases. It’s fast, easy comfort food for busy nights! BudgetBytes.com

Pork and Peanut Dragon Noodles

Pour Pasta Sauce Over Pesto Stuffed Shells

Pesto Stuffed Shells

Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta is a fast, easy, and fresh weeknight dinner that you'll come back to again and again and have memorized in no time. BudgetBytes.com

Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta

Creamy and rich, yet never heavy, this Lighter Spinach Alfredo Pasta is an easy and satisfying comfort food. BudgetBytes.com

Lighter Spinach Alfredo Pasta

Kale makes a great inexpensive and earthy pesto! Dress up this Kale Pesto pasta with add-ins to make it a meal, or keep it simple for the perfect summer side. BudgetBytes.com

Kale Pesto Pasta

This classic summer Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad features smoky fire licked vegetables and a homemade creamy balsamic vinaigrette. BudgetBytes.com

Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad

This One Pot Bacon Broccoli Mac and Cheese is fast, easy, and absolutely fool proof. This sauce stays smooth and creamy! BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Bacon Broccoli Mac and Cheese

A few pantry staples come together to make a fantastic dinner in this fast, easy, and flavorful one Skillet Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes Walnuts and Feta. BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes Walnuts and Feta

This incredible roux-less mac and cheese is rich, creamy, and only requires seven ingredients. Perfect for last minute weeknight dinners! BudgetBytes.com

Will It Skillet? Mac and Cheese

This One Pot Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta cooks quickly and in one skillet so that no flavor is lost! Make dinner fast, easy, and delicious. BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta

This Cheesy Rigatoni Skillet is a fast comfort meal for when you need dinner on the table fast! Like a fee-form lasagna packed with mushrooms and spinach. BudgetBytes.com

Cheesy Rigatoni Skillet with Mushrooms and Spinach

This super luscious Chicken and Broccoli Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce comes together quickly for a weeknight dinner and uses only a few simple ingredients. BudgetBytes.com

Chicken and Broccoli Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce

Spicy Seafood Pasta with Tomato Butter Sauce is a simple go-to weeknight dinner that can be made with pantry staples. BudgetBytes.com

Spicy Seafood Pasta with Tomato Butter Sauce

This rich and Creamy Mushroom Herb Pasta is a surprisingly fast and simple to way to have a gourmet meal at home. BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Mushroom Herb Pasta

Beef & Mushroom Country Casserole is a filling and flavorful hot meal that the whole family will love, and with NO cream of soups! BudgetBytes.com

Beef & Mushroom Country Casserole

Creamy Lemon Dill Greek Pasta Salad is packed with bold flavors and fresh vegetables, making it a delicious light lunch. BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Lemon Dill Greek Pasta Salad

Zucchini and Orzo Salad with Chimichurri is a fresh summer side with bold herbal flavors. BudgetBytes.com

Zucchini and Orzo Salad with Chimichurri

Pasta with 5 Ingredient Butter Tomato Sauce uses simple ingredients to make an elegant meal. BudgetBytes.com

Pasta with 5 Ingredient Butter Tomato Sauce

Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta is a fast and delicious weeknight meal the whole family will love. BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta

Parsley Scallion Hummus Pasta - Hummus makes a wonderfully creamy vegan pasta sauce for summer. BudgetBytes.com

Parsley Scallion Hummus Pasta

Lime Shrimp Dragon Noodles are a fast, easy, and inexpensive alternative to take out. BudgetBytes.com

Lime Shrimp Dragon Noodles

Sesame Noodles with Wilted Greens

Spaghetti Carbonara is fast and easy dinner with just a few ingredients and a luxuriously creamy sauce. BudgetBytes.com

Spaghetti Carbonara

Greek Chicken Pasta Salad is the perfectly refreshing and filling summer meal. BudgetBytes.com

Greek Chicken Pasta Salad

Skillet Cheeseburger Pasta is a fast and easy "from scratch" version of the classic hamburger helper. BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Cheeseburger Pasta

Kale & Salmon Caesar Salad is a filling and flavorful way to use budget friendly canned salmon.

Kale & Salmon Caesar Salad

Blackened Shrimp Pasta - A 30 minute Pasta Dinner with Fresh Shrimp, Homemade Blackening Seasoning, Tomatoes, and Fresh Herbs. - BudgetBytes.com

Blackened Shrimp Pasta

Creamy Pesto Mac with Spinach - BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Pesto Mac with Spinach

Skillet Chicken with Orzo and Olives - BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Chicken with Orzo and Olives

Cheesy Vegetarian Chili Mac - BudgetBytes.com

Cheesy Vegetarian Chili Mac

20 Minute Creamy Spinach Artichoke Pasta - BudgetBytes.com

20 Minute Creamy Spinach Artichoke Pasta

Cheesy Gnocchi Skillet - BudgetBytes.com

Cheesy Gnocchi Skillet

Spaghetti with Vegetable and Meat Sauce - BudgetBytes.com

Spaghetti with Vegetable and Meat Sauce

One Pot Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta - BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta