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20 Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes To Make With 5 Ingredients (Or Fewer!)

Whether you're in a rush against the dinner bell or you just don't feel like making an elaborate meal, you've come to the right place. These pasta recipes require just five ingredients (or fewer!) and come together wonderfully quickly. You'll come back to these quick and easy pasta recipes again and again.

Homemade Spinach Pasta

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<p>Dotdash Meredith Food Studio</p>

Dotdash Meredith Food Studio

"A go-to spinach pasta recipe. Spinach adds a beautiful color and flavor to pasta when introduced to the mix. Getting the blend right can be tricky, but this recipe will show you how." —The Late Night Gourmet

Classic Italian Pasta Salad

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Remilove
Remilove

"This is our standard summer pasta salad. Goes well with any grilled meat or rotisserie chicken." —Banjar

Bucatini Cacio e Pepe (Roman Sheep Herder's Pasta)

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"This peasant food comes from Roman sheep herders who had little time and money to spend on eating. They used their sheep's cheese and a bit of the water that cooked the pasta to create a cream, then added black pepper to give it some extra flavor. Cheap, easy, and fast: This was perfect for them and for us even today!" —Buckwheat Queen

Eggplant Pasta

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"Delicious and amazingly easy!" —Abby Hart

Bacon and Parmesan Penne Pasta

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<p>Christina</p>

Christina

"This bacon pasta recipe is so easy to make and so flavorful, you'll want to make it a part of your regular dinner routine." —SusieQ

3-Ingredient Boursin Cheese Pasta

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"This is a quick and easy side pasta dish with only need 3 ingredients! Add a protein like grilled chicken breast strips to turn it from a tasty side dish to a main course or it can be a vegetarian main." —thedailygourmet

Bow Tie Pasta with Sausage and Sweet Peppers

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"This is a yummy pasta dish with sausage and peppers that is super fast to put together." —Kristin

Greek Pasta with Tomatoes and White Beans

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"An easy, quick, and tasty recipe. The flavors are wonderfully different as they are combined and meld together." —Joelene Craver

Creamy Chicken and Tomatillo Verde Pasta

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"A quick and super simple recipe using just a few ingredients. A fast meal for any weeknight when you're on the run." —Melissa Goff

Easy Mushroom-Miso Pasta

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thedailygourmet
thedailygourmet

"This fast to fix pasta dish is done in under 20 minutes and can be made vegan by swapping out the Parmesan cheese for nutritional yeast flakes." —thedailygourmet

Leftover Spaghetti Lasagna

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Joey Joan
Joey Joan

"This is a dish intended for your leftover spaghetti. In my house there never seems to be enough left over to make this, so seeing as we love this dish a lot I make it with fresh spaghetti." —Joey Joan

Homemade Pear and Gorgonzola Ravioli

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Magda
Magda

"The aroma of pear, butter and thyme was divine, as was the finished ravioli with gorgonzola." —JellyBelly

Spaghetti Carbonara

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Allrecipes Magazine
Allrecipes Magazine

"This is a favorite supper dish that's quick and easy to make. I double it for our family of 4 growing boys. We serve it all up and then add on the goodies that are left in the bottom of the bowl - there's always bacon and eggs left down there." —Marian Collins

Basic Baked Spaghetti

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"Very easy and very good." —Lisa Mullis

Balsamic Ravioli

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Allrecipes Magazine
Allrecipes Magazine

"This recipe is going into my regular line-up. So simple to make and with ingredients that I always have on hand." —EatAndRun

Spaghetti a la Philly

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Sasha
Sasha

"Oh my gosh!!! That was the best!! So creamy and good!" —Brianna Callahan

Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, e Peperoncini

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Buckwheat Queen
Buckwheat Queen

"It's the first dish that comes to mind on busy weeknights, fuel for late-night cram sessions like for 'la note prima degli esami' (the night before final exams), impressing a boyfriend or girlfriend, or their parents, the times when the fridge is empty, or you just need a light starter to your meal. This is the epitome of comfort food in Italy." —Buckwheat Queen

Spaghetti alla Gricia

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Buckwheat Queen
Buckwheat Queen

"With only four ingredients, this is also a quick meal when you're in a rush." —Buckwheat Queen

Creamy Pesto Penne with Sausage

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Deb C
Deb C

"Quick weeknight dinner. Ready in 15 minutes!" —BaughHumbug

Baked Gnocchi with Ground Turkey and Marinara Sauce

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"This was really good, especially for being so easy to make!" —fabeveryday

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