8 New Recipes for Store-Bought Pasta


Everyone cooks pasta for dinner — and most of the time, for convenience, we use the dried store-bought kind. There is a bounty of varieties available, from thin angel hair to spirals of fusilli . And from so many different types of pasta come many delicious recipes.

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With all the recipes for dried pasta out there, we decided it would be the ideal theme for this week’s SWAT (Sharing With A Theme). We put the Culinary Content Network and our staff to the test to come up with store bought pasta recipes, and here are some of the highlights:

  • Kristine Cocchiarella from Real Food Girl Unmodified shared with us her recipe for chicken pasta primavera.  This recipe is loaded with fresh vegetables, sun-dried tomatoes, and topped with toasty pine nuts.
  • Anna Voloshyna from Divine Cuisine shared with us her recipe for a classic pappardelle pasta that she elevated with a creamy cheese sauce and black truffles.
  • The winner this week is Peter Block from Feed Your Soul Too . Block’s recipe for tomato, basil, and garlic pasta is perfect for a quick homemade dinner with loads of fresh aromatics and herbs.

All of the recipes featured can be made at home for about $20 or less, excluding the cost of small amounts of basic ingredients such as butter, oil, flour, sugar, salt, pepper, and other dried herbs and spices.

Tomato, Basil, and Garlic Pasta Recipe

For a quick and healthy dinner idea, mix pasta with fresh tomatoes, herbs, and onions.

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Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

Mix fresh broccoli and chicken with creamy Alfredo sauce and pasta for an easy dinner that everyone will enjoy.

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Emily Jacobs is the Recipe editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyRecipes .

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