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Perfect pasta: 7 fast and fabulous recipes

Give the people (and by people, we mean kids) what they want: pasta!

By Ceri Marsh and Laura Keogh
Perfect pasta: 7 fast and fabulous recipes

Perfect pasta: 7 fast and fabulous recipes

Expand your pasta horizons

Use pasta as a backdrop for healthy ingredients. Because, you know, a spoonful of penne helps the broccoli go down.

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Farfalli with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Walnuts

Farfalli with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Walnuts comes together in under 20 minutes!

Get the recipe here: Farfalli with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Walnuts

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Orecchiette and Turkey with Broccoli

Think they’ll notice their plates have as much green as they do white? Orecchiette and Turkey with Broccoli is speedy, weeknight winner.

Get the recipe here: Orecchiette and Turkey with Broccoli

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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese has all the creamy taste of the classic but gets a nutritional boost from the sweet potato.

Get the recipe here: Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

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Fresh Tomato Pasta

Sometimes simple is best: Fresh Tomato Pasta only requires that you find some nice, ripe tomatoes at the grocery store.

Get the recipe here: Fresh Tomato Pasta

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Italian Roommate Pasta

Italian Roommate Pasta is packed with veggies but still delivers big time comfort factor.

Get the recipe here: Italian Roommate Pasta

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Spelt Penne with Broccoli and Feta

Once you’ve roasted broccoli once, you’ll never look back. Spelt Penne with Broccoli and Feta is hearty and so easy to make.

Get the recipe here: Spelt Penne with Broccoli and Feta

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

When they’re craving the classic, nothing else will do. Spaghetti and Meatballs takes a little bit of time but the result will have them cheering for you at the dinner table.

Get the recipe here: Spaghetti and Meatballs

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More healthy family meals: soup!

Soup: 7 hearty winter recipes>
These bowls of healthy soup will warm up chilly nights.

Perfect pasta: 7 fast and fabulous recipes
This article was originally published on Oct 03, 2013

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