7 Elevated Pasta Recipes

October 17, 2019

Food brings people together, and nothing says family dinner like a warm plate of your favorite pasta. While classic spaghetti and meatballs are an undeniable crowd favorite, it’s always fun to bring something new to the table. Try something different this week with these flavorful comfort food recipes, perfect for weeknight dinners, at-home date nights, entertaining and more! 

Pea and Parmesan Wonton Ravioli 
Add vitamin C, protein and antioxidants to your dinner menu with this pea and parmesan wonton ravioli. Purée peas and stir in grated parmesan, basil and salt and pepper. Serve with a lemon brown butter sauce, a sprinkle of parmesan and fresh basil. Make a few extra servings of ravioli to freeze and cook up to two months later for a quick and easy nutrient-packed meal.

Chicken and Sweet Pea Linguine 
Our organic peas are a great way to add essential vitamins and flavor to every dish, including this chicken linguine. Mascarpone cheese makes this dish extra creamy and buttery, and acts as an excellent addition to this pasta dish. Use whole grain, gluten free, or even protein-enriched pasta to customize this dish based on your dietary needs. Make it tonight for a restaurant quality date night at home.

Pumpkin, Spinach and Sausage Pasta 
In the fall, we look for any excuse to enjoy pumpkin. Bring the tastes of the autumn harvest to your dinner plate with this hearty pumpkin, spinach and apple chicken sausage pasta. Use our organic pumpkin as the key ingredient to dishes both sweet and savory. This comfort food can be made in just one pot, so you can spend more time around the table and less time cleaning up.

Creamy Pasta and Chinsta_021a9667-2icken Bake 
This take on lasagna is easy to bring together, and will have everyone in the family asking for seconds. Add shredded chicken, broken lasagna noodles, Green Valley organic peas, parmesan cheese and more to a 9×13 pan and bake for 40 minutes for a melty, creamy and surprisingly healthy pasta dish. No time to cook? Make this dish ahead of time and freeze to enjoy on a busy weeknight.

Crispy Rosemary Garbanzo Bean Pasta 
Garbanzo beans are the star of this vegetarian and gluten free pasta dish. Green VallScreen Shot 2019-10-17 at 12.32.37 PMey organic garbanzo beans are a great source of fiber, protein and more, and are versatile enough to be served in your favorite recipes, or alone as a snack. Top with roasted cherry tomatoes, spinach, parmesan and red pepper flakes for added color and flavor.

Healthier Pasta Carbonara 
Pasta carbonara is a classic, and this lighter version of a restaurant favorite is the perfect way to enjoy the flavors you crave, free of guilt. Use turkey bacon, angel hair pasta and Green Valley organic peas as a trifecta of healthier, smart ingredients. This recipe takes just about 30 minutes to make, making it a convenient option any day of the week.

Mediterannean One Pot Pasta 
A delicious dinner with an easy clean up is a win-win in any household. This one-pot Mediterranean pasta combines nutrient-packed vegetables with flavors you love like artichokes, olives, fire-roasted tomatoes and red onion. Simply cook pasta, vegetable broth, onions, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, olives, thyme and cumin together and garnish with fresh herbs and parmesan cheese.

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