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Say Pasta La Vista to Summer: 8 Perfect Pasta Recipes for Fall

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9.5.2022

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It’s time to turn in your tangy summer pasta salads for delicious fall pasta recipes that will keep you cozy and coming back for seconds (...or even thirds, fourths, we don’t judge) 😋 Say pasta la vista to multi-colored rotini and hello to creamy, cheesy, garlicky goodness with these eight quick & easy pasta recipes for dinner!

1. Cacio e Pepe

Surely the most simple pasta recipe in the list, but surprisingly tasty - you can’t really mess up Cacio e Pepe. Cacio e Pepe (Italian for cheese and pepper) is exactly that: a delicious angel hair pasta that even the kids will love. 

Cook time: 8 minutes

Ingredients: 4

Ready in 4 simple steps

2. Pasta with Vodka Cream Sauce

Move over cocktails, this pasta dish is vodka’s time to shine! Don’t worry though, this Pasta with Vodka Cream Sauce is fit for the entire family (the alcohol cooks off!). 

Filled with deliciously creamy tomato and cream sauce, salty parmesan, and fresh garlic, this is a comfort dish that is perfect for fall and can be whipped up in no time at all. 

Cook time: 10 minutes

Ingredients: 6

Ready in 7 simple steps

3. Bangin’ Broccoli Pasta

We’re going to be up front about it: this pasta has anchovies in it - but don’t scroll away! If you’ve ever shied away from anchovies, we get it, but this pasta dish might open you up to exploring what anchovies can do… which is give you a kick of salty flavor that is simply unattainable with table salt.

With anchovies, garlic, and fresh broccoli, Bangin’ Broccoli Pasta gives you your serving of veggies and a cozy comfort pasta all on one plate. Magnifique!

Cook time: 20 minutes

Ingredients: 5

Ready in 9 simple steps

4. Tuscan Salmon Pasta 

POV: sitting under an olive tree in Tuscany from the comfort of your own home. That’s what happens when you make this deliciously creamy pasta dish.

With sun-dried tomatoes and pan-fried salmon, Tuscan Salmon Pasta has all of the warmth of a summer-gone-by, allowing you to settle into pasta-fall. 

Cook time: 10 minutes

Ingredients: 6

Ready in 8 simple steps

5. Sausage Ragu Pasta

We’ve got cheese. We’ve got sausage. We’ve got parmesan. We’ve got the ultimate cozy pasta: Sausage Ragu Pasta. A simple pasta that everyone will enjoy, this ragu is filled with the flavors of sausage, oregano, and tomato. 

Pair it with a side salad or fresh bread and you have a quick, weeknight meal that will keep everyone’s bellies warm on a chilly autumn night. 

Cook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients: 5

Ready in 6 simple steps


6. Mushroom Tortellini Soup

What’s more autumn than cozy soup? This Mushroom Tortellini Soup has it all: cheesy stuffed pasta, pan-fried mushrooms, and deliciously salty chicken broth (swap it for veggie stock for a vegetarian alternative!). 

Cook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients: 4

Ready in 7 simple steps

7. Butternut Purée Pasta

Bring healthy fall veggies into your pasta-dish with… butternut squash! This perfectly-autumn pasta dish is filling enough to be the main course, and easy enough to make on a busy weeknight. 

This recipe does call for an immersion blender, but don’t fret if you don’t have one! You can also use a hand mixer, standard blender, or even a potato-masher if all else fails. Just follow the directions and you (and your butternut pasta) will be golden. 

Cook time: 21 minutes

Ingredients: 5

Ready in 10 simple steps

8. Lemon Chicken & Spinach Pasta

Who says citrus isn’t for fall? This Lemon Chicken & Spinach Pasta has a little bit of everything: cream, greens, and lemony zings that all 👏pair 👏 perfectly 👏

Looking for a vegetarian option? Cook tofu instead of chicken, or make it entirely meatless. 

Cook time: 18 minutes

Ingredients: 6

Ready in 4 simple steps

There you have it: new season, new pasta… dare we even say new you? Check them all out below!

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