Our Best Pasta Recipes of All Time

From spicy rigatoni to cacio e pepe, these pasta recipes are just as beautiful as they are delicious.

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Ashley Eddie's Rigatoni with Tomato & Eggplant

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Jennifer Causey

The executive chef of Santina restaurant in New York City created this dish using Japanese eggplants. They're thinner, more tender and less bitter than regular American globe eggplants (the kind you'll most likely find in the supermarket), but either can be used in this recipe.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Lidia Bastianich's Fusilli Primavera

Victor Protasio

The chef and author of Felidia: Recipes from My Flagship Restaurant shares a pasta dish that has been a staple on her restaurant's menu for years.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Alison Roman's 3-Cheese Lasagna


"Each slice feels satisfying," says the Nothing Fancy cookbook author of her fan-favorite lasagna.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Joe Campanale & Erin Shambura's Tomato Basil Fusilli

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Kelsey Hansen

The owners of Fausto restaurant in Brooklyn share their recipe for a beautiful pasta packed with tomatoes, peppers, and blistered basil.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Lidia Bastianichs's Ziti with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

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Hector Sanchez

This veggie and meat-filled pasta from the best-selling cookbook author and restaurateur is so easy to make you can whip it up in 30 minutes or less.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Missy Robbins' Rigatoni with Spicy Tomato Sauce

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Hector Sanchez

The chef and owner of Lilia in Brooklyn shares her recipe for a comforting pasta with notes of garlic and fennel. "I want to eat this every day," Robbins says.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Richard Blais' Spaghetti with Broccoli Pesto

Greg DuPree

The Top Chef judge and author of the So Good Cookbook makes a pasta that's perfect for summer and will have you in and out of the kitchen in under 20 minutes.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Butternut Squash Fettucine Alfredo

Butternut Squash Alfredo

Swap the cream for butternut squash and garlic in this amplified, healthier take on the classic Italian staple.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Michael Symon's Linguine with Clams

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Victor Protasio

The Chew cohost shares a classic Italian dish from Angeline, his Atlantic City restaurant in the Borgata Hotel. The seafood-filled pasta is just as instagrammable as it is delicious, and it will be ready in 30 minutes or less.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Justin Smillie's Cacio e Pepe

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Victor Protasio

The head chef at Upland in New York City creates an upscale version of this classic simple dish with just five ingredients.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Giada de Laurentiis' Rigatoni with Vegetable Bolognese

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Joseph De Leo

There's no meat necessary in this vegetarian-friendly pasta tossed in a protein-packed red sauce.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Chris Zabita's Peas and Carrots Carbonara

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Greg Dupree

This silky, creamy, easy-to-make pasta is a "great representation of spring," says the executive chef of Society Cafe in N.Y.C.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Farfalle with Butternut Squash Recipe

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Randy Mayor

This veggie-and-walnut filled bowtie pasta dish is perfect for lunch or a light dinner.

Get the recipe HERE.

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John Whaite's Taleggio Mac 'n' Cheese with Sausage Recipe

Linda Pugliese

The baker and TV personality shares his twist on a classic American comfort food.

Get the recipe HERE.

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Ruth Rogers' Spaghetti with Lemon and Basil

Victor Protasio

The chef and author of River Cafe London serves up a deliciously quick dinner, made with fresh lemon zest, from her new cookbook.

Get the recipe HERE.

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