Main Dishes-Pasta / Italian

Collection by Tammy M Curry

Lighter Fettuccini Alfredo

Rating: 4.5 stars 123
A low-fat pasta for garlic lovers. For variety, try shell or penne pasta.

Baked Penne

Rating: 4.5 stars 126
This version of the Italian-inspired classic dish combines penne pasta with ground beef, peppers, and sautéed onions, baked with Philadelphia Italian Cheese and Herb Cooking Creme and topped with mozzarella cheese. Serve with a crisp mixed salad tossed with your favorite Kraft light dressing.
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Manicotti Alla Romana

Rating: 4.5 stars 945
This rich meat, spinach and cheese filled manicotti dish is covered with white and red sauces. I offer this on the catering menu at my catering company and it is the most popular for casual dinner parties. It's a bit of work but well worth the effort.

Shrimp and Mushroom Linguini with Creamy Cheese Herb Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 1128
This recipe is a 'gift from the gods.' You can easily substitute the shrimp and mushrooms for something else.

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo

Rating: 4.5 stars 1852
This is a family favorite. A creamy, cheesy Alfredo dish, great with a salad and garlic bread.

The Best Parmesan Chicken Bake

Rating: 4.5 stars 2177
Baked chicken Parm, no breading or frying, same irresistibly cheesy flavor.

Chef John's Swedish Meatballs

Rating: 4.5 stars 593
Swedish meatballs, traditionally served with boiled potatoes and lingonberry preserves, are a hearty meal the whole family will love!

Grilled Shrimp and Chicken Pasta

Rating: 4 stars 52
A wonderful creamy shrimp and chicken pasta in a delicious wine sauce, loaded with good stuff. This recipe is similar to that of a famous steakhouse which shall remain anonymous. Don't be a "chicken" — try it!

Chef John's Macaroni and Cheese

Rating: 4.5 stars 1705
Rich, creamy mac and cheese casserole with a buttery, crisp panko topping.

Portobello Penne Pasta Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 911
Portabello mushrooms, spinach, cheeses and penne combine to make a delicious casserole dish - perfect for family dinners or a party.

Penne Pasta with Spinach and Bacon

Rating: 4.5 stars 1076
This bacon spinach pasta is a quick, light meal. Wilted spinach, bacon, and tomatoes are tossed with penne pasta. Good for any season and will complement anything.

Seafood Fettuccine

Rating: 4.5 stars 256
This is a basic alfredo sauce, but with less fat and calories than most. Use your favorite seafood or chicken - both work very well with this recipe.