17 Stress-Free Pasta Recipes the Whole Family Will Love
Dumping a box of pasta into boiling water is easy. But dreaming up a sophisticated flavor combo, too? Not so much. Enter Coterie member Katie Workman, a writer and mom who is simplifying mealtime with her blog The Mom 100. Translation? Her pasta recipes are simple (we’re talking five ingredients max) and tasty.
Simple Baked Pasta with Bolognese Sauce
Think of this as deconstructed lasagna.
Chicken and Mushroom Marsala Rotelle
Just rotisserie chicken, plus four simple ingredients.
Pasta with Creamy Sundried Tomato and Scallion Sauce
Call this a greatest hit.
Campanelle with Chicken Sausage, Kale and Olives
And just like that, your kids are eating dark, leafy greens.
Creamy Four-Cheese Pasta
Can there ever really be enough cheese?
Pasta Salad with Chicken, Green Olives and Ramp Vinaigrette
Psst: If you can’t find ramps, scallions are OK, too.
Pasta with Edamame, Mint and Basil Pesto
Serve hot and pass the Parm around the table.
Simplest Tomato, Corn, Basil and Mozzarella Pasta Salad
If fresh corn isn’t in season, frozen is great, too.
Whole Grain Penne with Zucchini, Tomato and Feta
Another five-ingredient wonder.
Thin Spaghetti with Fennel, Bacon and Parmesan
A dish that proves bacon can be elegant.
Orange and Herb Orzo
Looks and tastes extravagant. (Hint: It’s not.)
Sheetpan Macaroni and Cheese Squares
Bonus: The leftovers are portable.
Instant Pot Ziti 'Lasagna' with Bolognese Sauce
It tastes like it was cooking all Sunday long.
Cavatappi with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Pesto
Make it tonight, thank us later.
Fresh Linguine with Shrimp and Peas in a Pink Cream Sauce
The whole dish comes together in just 20 minutes (really).
Basic Mac and Cheese
Preheating the oven? What are we, amateurs?
Creamy Goat Cheese and Spinach Linguine
Best of all, you probably have the ingredients on hand.