Start boiling the water! These easy pastas will be on the table in minutes
Cost per serving: $2.68
Toss some chopped basil or oregano into the sauce and mix gently.
See recipe: Ultimate Spaghetti and Meatballs
Cost per serving: $2.47
Whole-wheat pasta would give this dish a fiber and vitamin boost. If your family balks at a bowlful, start by mixing just a little whole-wheat pasta with your usual kind. Over time, slowly increase the amount of whole-wheat noodles used, until all of the regular pasta is replaced.
See recipe: Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken
Cost per serving: $3.37
Not only is this time-saving dish cooked in your slow-cooker, but you can save half the prepared meat sauce to use later in the week with another meal or store in an air-tight container in the freezer for up to a month.
See recipe: Slow-Cooker Macaroni and Beef
Cost per serving: $2.20
This one-dish dinner is an unusual twist on traditional Italian fare. Artichokes make a toothsome addition, and kalamata olives offer a nice salty touch.
See recipe: Pasta with Chicken and Artichokes
Cost per serving: $2.37
A green salad is all you need for a complete supper. Mix a dressing by whisking 1 part vinegar (use a flavored variety, such as balsamic) with 2 parts extra-virgin olive oil and a dash of salt and pepper.
See recipe: Slow-Cooker Baked Ziti
Cost per serving: $1.23
Enjoy this rich Italian favorite without guilt―our version has less than 450 calories per serving.
See recipe: Fettucine Alfredo Light
Cost per serving: $1.69
If you cook the tomatoes on a ridged grill pan, you can enjoy this tasty pasta any time of year.
See recipe: Rigatoni with Grilled Tomatoes and Cream
Cost per serving: $1.69
Kids and adults alike will love this crunchy take on filled pasta―no fork required.
See recipe: Fried Ravioli
Cost per serving: $3.49
Use frozen gnocchi to whip up this one-dish meal in minutes!
See recipe: Gnocchi Primavera
This easy pasta dish can be on the table in less than 30 minutes.
See recipe: Speedy Spaghetti with Chicken and Fresh Tomato
This healthy, meatless pasta dish is easy to make and perfect for busy weeknights.
See recipe: Pasta with Cauliflower and Olives
Don't be fooled by the surprising ingredients! This recipe is delicious and costs only $1.99 per serving to make.
See recipe: Fettuccine with Bacon and Eggs
Cost per serving: $1.68
Since tortellini is filled pasta, this dish is a one-pot meal -- perfect for busy nights when you don't have much time.
See recipe: Cheese Tortellini with Fresh Tomato Sauce
Cost per serving: $1.57
For richer taste, use 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth in place of 1/2 cup pasta cooking water.
See recipe: Garlicky Angel Hair with Roasted Broccoli
Cost per serving: $1.61
This easy pasta bake is perfect for busy weeknights when you're short on time.
See recipe: Southwestern Chicken Pasta Bake
Cost per serving: $2.49
Add a sprinkle of parsley or cilantro to dress up All You reader Trisha Banis' dish.
See recipe: Fajita Chicken Pasta
This delicious casserole is easy to make ahead and cooks in only 30 minutes.
See recipe: Baked Penne with Ham and Broccoli
This satisfying dish can be on the table in just 20 minutes.
See recipe: Pasta with Tomatoes and Mozzarella
Cost per serving: $1.08
This family favorite is quick and easy to make. Turn it into a full meal by adding vegetables and chicken.
See recipe: Three-Cheese-Spaghetti Gratin
Cost per serving: $1.71
If you have extra shells, toss them with a bit of oil, then cover and cill. Chop and mix with beaten eggs and vegetables for a frittata.
See recipe: Baked Pasta Shells