Pasta & Pasta Sauce Recipes

Garlic, Spinach, Olive & Cheese Pennette

Garlic, Spinach, Olive & Cheese Pennette Cheesy, tart, savory & rich, this dish is easy to make and intensely satisfying. Because you can make the garlic paste ahead of time, this is a perfect recipe for a busy weeknight. If
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Porcini Pasta w/ Alba Truffles

Porcini Pasta w/ Alba Truffles When you’re working with white Alba truffles, one of the world’s most amazing ingredients, a dish doesn’t have to be complicated to be amazing. Here we’ve paired them with porcini pasta and parmigiano reggiano cheese
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Truffle Ravioli w/ Morel Cream Sauce

Truffle Ravioli w/ Morel Cream Sauce Morels and truffles in the same recipe? If you’re a fan of these delicacies, pasta dishes don’t get much better than this. This recipe is easy, but the results are luxurious – earthy, creamy
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Lobster & Crab Ravioli w/ Soy “Caramel” Sauce

Lobster & Crab Ravioli w/ Soy “Caramel” Sauce East meets West in this unusual (and tasty) pasta dish. Sweet crab & lobster pasta served with a gingery “caramel” sauce. Drink Pairing: Riesling Wine, especially one from Alsace Ingredients: Makes 4
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Guanciale Pasta Carbonara

Guanciale Pasta Carbonara Take carbonara to new heights with intensely flavorful guanciale (cured pork jowl) instead of bacon. This version is creamy, cheesy, very lemony and porky. Wine Pairing: Chardonnay Ingredients: Makes 4 Servings 1/4 lb Guanciale, diced 8.8oz Dry
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Squid Ink Pasta w/ Squid, Tangerine & Peppers

Squid Ink Pasta w/ Squid, Tangerine & Peppers This dish combines striking flavors with a striking presentation. Briny black pasta with tender squid, spicy piquillo peppers, crunchy breadcrumbs, salty bottarga & citrusy tangerine. Wine Pairings: Vermentino or Albarino Ingredients: Makes
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Lemon Porcini Orzo

Lemon Porcini Orzo This simple side dish harnesses the flavors of browned butter, lemon, and wild porcini mushrooms to make orzo exciting. Ingredients: (Makes About 3 Cups) 1 cup Orzo Pasta (we used Rainbow Orzo) ¾ tsp Porcini Powder (or
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Truffle Cream Pasta Sauce

Truffle Cream Pasta Sauce Creamy, truffle-y and easy, this simple sauce satisfies truffle urges using affordable truffle products. We served it atop black truffle tagiolini, but you could substitute plain tagiolini, linguini or spaghetti. Ingredients: Makes Four Appetizer Servings 4
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Mushroom Pasta Sauce with Lemon Persillade

Mushroom Pasta Sauce with Lemon Persillade This pasta sauce recipe contrasts earthy mushrooms and rich butter with a persillade – a blend of raw garlic, flat leaf parsley and lemon zest. We originally created this sauce to pair with wheat
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Truffled Lemon Pasta with Bacon & Chickpeas

Truffled Lemon Pasta with Bacon & Chickpeas This dish is a study in decadence balanced with bright flavors. On one side you have rich, swoon-inducing bacon and truffle. On the other – fresh mint, lemon, pea tendrils and fresh chickpeas.
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Braised Rabbit with Morels Over Pappardelle

Braised Rabbit with Morels Over Pappardelle We’ve done braised rabbit dishes several times on the blog, but we keep finding new variations on this versatile meat – and each is very different from the last. The flavors in this dish
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Lemon-Garlic Shrimp Pasta Sauce

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp Pasta Sauce We created this very simple, very satisfying sauce to pair with wheat germ lemon & peppercorn linguini, but you could serve it over plain linguini, spaghetti, etc. It’s very good served hot, but also delicious cold
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