20 Incredible Pasta Recipes {family dinner}


How to make spaghetti and homemade mac and cheese that your family will love.  Your family will be delighted with these recipe for spaghettisauce for pastahow to make meatballs, and even recipes for spaghetti squash.  These macaroni and cheese recipes include baked macaroni and cheese, mediterranean macaroni and cheese, pumpkin mac and cheese, macaroni and cheese balls, crockpot mac and cheese, grilled macaroni and cheese sandwich and skillet mac and cheese.

How to make spaghetti and homemade mac and cheese that your family will love.  Your family will be delighted with these recipe for spaghetti, sauce for pasta, how to make meatballs, and even recipes for spaghetti squash.  These macaroni and cheese recipes include baked macaroni and cheese, mediterranean macaroni and cheese, pumpkin mac and cheese, macaroni and cheese balls, crockpot mac and cheese, grilled macaroni and cheese sandwich and skillet mac and cheese.

Tip Junkie Style has 91 dinner recipes all with pictured instructions to learn or how to make.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more recipes with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Recipe for Spaghetti

Spaghetti Recipe

1.  Shiitake Mushroom Spaghetti ~ Your mouth will be bursting with flavor from this heavenly Shiitake Mushroom Spaghetti.  The recipe comes together quickly too.  By the time the pasta is ready the sauce is made. Spaghetti Recipe 2.  Spaghetti Alla Carbonara ~ Spaghetti alla carbonara is a rich and classic Roman dish.   A thick sauce is made from combining pancetta, olive oil, eggs, pepper and parmesan cheese.

Spaghetti Recipe

3.  Lemon Spaghetti ~ This recipe is perfect for the nights when you don’t have a lot of time to cook and you want something quick and easy.  If you have lemons, parmesan cheese and pasta on hand then you can make this delicious dish. Spaghetti Recipe 4.  Spaghetti Casserole ~ A yummy layered spaghetti casserole that is topped with french fried onions.  Your family will love the crunchy texture with the rich spaghetti flavor.  It would make a great potluck dish.  {wink}

How to Make Spaghetti Sauce

How to Make Spaghetti

5.  Cowboy Spaghetti Recipe ~ Whole wheat spaghetti with a light but hearty ground turkey and bacon meat sauce.

How to Make Spaghetti Sauce 6.  Simple Spaghetti Sauce ~ This recipe shows you how to “doctor up” store bought marinara sauce into a tasty meat sauce.  It’s perfect for a quick and easy weekday meal.

How to Make Meatballs for Spaghetti

How to Make Meatballs 7.  Sexy Meatballs {ground turkey}  ~ Who says ground turkey isn’t sexy? Ellie Krieger’s Turkey Meatball recipe is.

How to Make Meatballs

8.  Crock Pot Italian Meatballs ~ Cook your meatballs in the crockpot while you’re away from home.  It’s so simple!  Because the meatballs are slow cooked in the sauce you will have the most tender and moist meatballs you have ever tasted.  Guaranteed!  They’re perfect for meatball subs.

Recipes for Spaghetti Squash

Recipes for Spaghetti Squash

9.  Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti ~ Spaghetti squash makes a delicious and healthier substitute for pasta.  Bake the spaghetti squash, scrape the squash out using a fork  and top with your favorite sauce and meatballs.

Spaghetti Squash Recipe 10.  Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Meatballs ~ You can enjoy the flavor of spaghetti and meatballs without the high calories and carbs that come with it.  This recipe uses baked spaghetti squash in place of pasta and is topped with fresh spinach, herbs and turkey meatballs.

Homemade Mac and Cheese

Homemade Mac and Cheese

11.  Macaroni and Cheese ~ A simple rich and creamy macaroni and cheese recipe with extra-sharp Cheddar and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Homemade Mac and Cheese

12.  Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese ~ Add some creamy fall flavor to your mac and cheese by adding pureed pumpkin.

Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

13.  Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese {gluten free} ~ A crowd pleaser that the whole family will love.  Plus, it’s easy since you cook it in the crockpot.  It’s also versatile.  You can use whatever macaroni noodles you have on hand and it always tastes great.

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

14.  Skillet Macaroni and Cheese ~ Try adding bacon to your breadcrumb topping for your macaroni and cheese.  Yumm-o!

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

15.  Vegetable-Filled Macaroni and Cheese ~ Macaroni and cheese without the guilt.  It’s made with whole wheat pasta, greek yogurt, and lots of fresh vegetables.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Baked Mac & Cheese

16.  Mac & Cheese Lunchbox Muffins ~ I’m always on the lookout for something fun and different to put in the kid’s lunch boxes.  I think these might actually get eaten. Baked Macaroni & Cheese 17.  Twisted Mac & Cheese with Sausage ~ A delicious spicy twist on the traditional macaroni and cheese!   Smoked sausage was added with a cripsy crouton and parmessan topping and baked to perfection.

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

18.  Macaroni and Cheese Baked Cheese Balls ~ A healthier version of macaroni and cheese balls because they aren’t fried but baked.  They’re made from doctoring up a box of Kraft macaroni and cheese.

Homemade Mac and Cheese

19.  Mediterranean Mac and Cheese ~ A delicious grown-up version of mac and cheese.  It’s bursting with mediterranean flavor by adding feta cheese, fire roasted tomatoes, red onions, olives, zesty herbs, garlic and olive oil.

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

20.  Grilled Macaroni and Cheese Sandwich ~ If you have left over macaroni and cheese you can make a grilled sandwich with it.  You’d be the coolest mom around!

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