4 Delicious Recipes to Celebrate National Pasta Day

Mamma mia! Can you believe that there is an entire day dedicated to the Italian favorite, pasta? Well, it’s true! Oct. 17 is National Pasta Day. Here are four tasty pasta recipes to whip up in celebration of everyone’s favorite carbohydrate.

Healthier Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese


This is comfort food with a healthy (and tasty!) twist.


Garlic Lemon Pasta

Photos by Pamela Rothbard

This flavorful dish will bring out the inner Italian in you! No need to add too many extra ingredients, as the garlic is the heart of this pasta. 


Pasta With Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce


The tomato basil sauce is the star of this dish. Plus, you’ll find two more pasta recipes loaded with veggies.


Pesto Cavatappi


This easy-to-make pesto pasta plate (try saying that three times fast), only calls for four different ingredients and tastes like it was made at a 5-star restaurant.

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