Kid friendly pasta recipes

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Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham

Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham

This is one of our family staples. It is healthy and delicious! Two of our kids say it is their favorite…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2008
Advanced
10 votes
16109 views
Simple Pasta with Garlic & Olive Oil

Simple Pasta with Garlic & Olive Oil

This is a classic recipe that is so simple to make but always delicious. You can serve this as a side dish to…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2012
Advanced
11 votes
8939 views
Tuscan shrimp marinara with chickpea pasta

Tuscan shrimp marinara with chickpea pasta

This is a great Tuscan recipe adapted from the Flavors of Tuscan cookbook by Maxine Clark. Maxine recommends…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2009
Advanced
3 votes
14068 views
Braised Beef & Tortellini with Marsala Wine Sauce

Braised Beef & Tortellini with Marsala Wine Sauce

I had this same meal at Olive Garden and had to come home and find a similiar recipe- I found a recipe that was…

Katie J.
Mar 2011
Intermediate
3 votes
9837 views
Baked Mostaccioli And Beef

Baked Mostaccioli And Beef

Here's a classic dish taking on a new twist. By using a small amount to Italian seasoned tomato sauce and adding just a bit of cinnamon and…

Robyn Savoie
May 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1510 views
Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti

In it’s simplest form baked ziti is a great dish. It can be expanded to include all sorts of meats and cheeses making this, the dish you can…

B Innes
Oct 2014
Professional
1 vote
292 views
Rigatoni with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Rigatoni with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

A great pasta sauce for those extra peppers

B Innes
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
133 views
Creamy Broccoli, Chicken and Pasta

Creamy Broccoli, Chicken and Pasta

Here’s a variation of an earlier recipe using zucchini and ham I posted (see Useful Links below the recipe),…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2013
Professional
3 votes
3034 views
Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

This is an old Italian recipe that I've been cooking for 30 years, and my boys and husband all love it. I got…

jeanne templeman
Nov 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
5395 views
Yellow Squash w/ Sausage & Pasta

Yellow Squash w/ Sausage & Pasta

Catherine Pappas
Nov 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
375 views
Lasagna with Turkey Sausage from Barefoot Contessa

Lasagna with Turkey Sausage from Barefoot Contessa

Delicious and easy to make

Kelly Christensen
Mar 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
4524 views
Skillet Chili Mac and Cheese

Skillet Chili Mac and Cheese

Inexpensive comfort food dish where you can use left-over chili, or make the easy basic recipe provided from scratch. Chili mac is basically…

myra byanka
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
1637 views
Pasta Shells in white sauce with sausage, mushrooms and peas!

Pasta Shells in white sauce with sausage, mushrooms and peas!

I'm a big fan of Italian food and Pasta tops my list! I had this packet of shell pasta and wanted to make…

Manju Nair
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
3232 views
Homemade Manicotti

Homemade Manicotti

This recipe is simple and absolutely delicious. It is a reasonable amount of work, so good to cook for a large party or family gathering. It is…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
6367 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
1596 views