30-Minute Pasta Dinners

These 5 toss-together dishes take the stress out of dinner
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Tortellini with Watercress, White Beans and Pine Nuts

Tortellini with Watercress, White Beans and Pine Nuts

Peppery watercress and creamy cannellini beans team up for a light and luscious one-dish meal. If watercress is unavailable, 8 cups of fresh arugula or spinach may be substituted.

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Fettuccine with Basil-Tomato Sauce

Fettuccine with Basil-Tomato Sauce

There's no better way to showcase ripe, juicy summer tomatoes than with this sauce.

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Smoky Chipotle Penne with Corn and Cherry Tomatoes

Smoky Penne with Corn and Cherry Tomatoes

Smoky Chipotle Penne

Canned chipotles in adobo sauce, found in the Latin section of most grocery stores, add a smoky, spicy element to recipes like this pasta dish.

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Spicy Peanut Noodles

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This is one of those recipes that everyone goes crazy for. Try it on a bed of sliced cucumbers and tomatoes, or serve alongside roasted vegetables.

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Emerald Udon Bowl With Edamame and Wilted Watercress

Asian Noodles with Edamame in No Time

This one-bowl meal can be eaten right away, or served chilled or at room temperature like a pasta salad.

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