Comforting Pasta Recipes You Need In Your Life Right Now - Vegetarian Times

Comforting Pasta Recipes You Need In Your Life Right Now

What's better than a bowl of pasta? We can't think of much. Take a bite out of these pasta comfort food recipes for a cozy night in.
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Primavera Pasta with Breadcrumb Topping

Primavera Pasta with Breadcrumb Topping

Hand-twisted noodles called pinci (also known as pici) are a Tuscan delicacy. Luckily for time-pressed cooks, curly pasta noodles work too.

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Linguine Peperonata with Toasted Rosemary Breadcrumbs

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To make this peperonata kid-friendly, we held the onions.

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Puttanesca Sauce with Fried Capers over Linguine

Puttanesca Sauce with Fried Capers over Linguine

This versatile sauce also works great spread on crostini, spooned over soft polenta, or served with poached eggs.

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Linguine in Lemon Cream Sauce

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The Italian version of this dish calls for heavy cream, which we’ve replaced with equally rich-tasting light cream cheese.

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Related: MMM...Lasagna!

Spaghetti with Lemon and Toasted Walnuts

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This simple Italian combination is tasty on its own, or it can be filled out with roasted or steamed vegetables.

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Bow Ties with Broccoli Pesto

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When you want a luscious homemade pesto long before basil comes into season, turn to broccoli. Here, cooked broccoli is blended with fresh mint and parsley for a bright, springtime take on the pasta sauce.

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Linguine with Grill-Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini Pesto

Linguine with Grill-Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini Pesto

Linguine With Grill-Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini Pesto

Grilled zucchini and garlic get puréed with toasted sunflower seeds, fresh basil, and Parmesan to make a rich, mellow pesto.

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