Too much pasta is never basta (“enough” in Italian)! When it comes to mouth-watering pasta recipes, we turned to Food Network Canada’s go-to guru for Italian cuisine, Giada de Laurentiis, who serves up an inventive array of pasta dishes ranging from familiar classics to future favourites.
Baked Rigatoni with Sausage
Bake up this comforting, melty masterpiece straight out of the oven, or stock up the freezer as a make-ahead dish for future guests.
Crispy Orzo Salad
A hearty salad with roasted red pepper, provolone cheese, Genoa salami and crispy orzo pasta is the perfect side for your main dish or a great stand-alone meal if you’re craving lighter fare.
Pasta with Creamy White Beans
Pasta shells are combined with a creamy cannellini bean sauce and finished with smoked mozzarella in this mouth-watering comfort dish the entire family will love.
Linguine With Shrimp and Lemon Oil
Shrimp – even the frozen variety, as recommended in this recipe – can transform a simple pasta dish into an elegant entrée. That’s certainly the case with this linguine that’s drizzled with a zesty, easy-to-make lemon oil.