Main Dishes, One-Dish Meals

One-Pot Mediterranean Pasta

Makes 4 servings When we say one pot, we mean it! All of the ingredients cook together—pasta included—and the finished dish is flavorful and saucy with less than 10 minutes of work! If you like, you can top the cooked pasta with sautéed shrimp or flaked tuna. Ingredients 12 oz […]

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One-Pot Pastas

There is no greater joy than a dinner that is truly 15 minutes prep-to-table. Especially on a busy weeknight, but honestly, any night. Opening a jar of store-bought pasta sauce and boiling a pound of spaghetti is easy, but how about something a little more homemade in just as much […]

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Orecchiette With Ricotta, Peas & Lemon Zest

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more as needed for serving 2 spring onions, white and green portions, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup) 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 2 lb fresh garden peas, shelled 3/4 cup chicken or vegetable broth, or more as needed Kosher […]

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Pasta e Ceci (Pasta & Chickpeas)

Makes 4 to 6 servings This is a classic Italian dish that showcases chickpeas and a flavorful broth. You can cook the chickpeas a day or two ahead, and then the dish will come together in a flash for a busy weeknight. Ingredients 1 lb dried chickpeas (about 2 1/2 […]

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Pasta Sheets For Lasagna, Cannelloni & Rotolo

Makes 1 pound of dough Ingredients 10 oz (2 1/4 cups) all-purpose or tipo 00 flour 3 medium eggs Directions Combine the flour and eggs by hand or using a machine. Knead until all of the ingredients are well combined and the dough is smooth and elastic. Wrap the dough […]

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Pasta Sheets for Ravioli

Makes 3/4 pound dough This all-purpose dough can be used with your favorite ravioli recipe (like our Ravioli Filled with Beets, Butter, and Poppy Seeds), or you can try something new! Free-style a filling with ingredients you already have on hand, like roasted vegetables, leftover pot roast, or scraps of […]

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Pizzoccheri (Buckwheat Pasta)

Makes 1 1/4 pounds dough Ingredients 12 oz (3 cups) all-purpose or tipo 00 flour 4 oz (1 cup) buckwheat flour 3 large eggs 4 to 6 tablespoons whole milk Directions Combine the flour, eggs, and milk by hand or using a machine. Knead until all of the ingredients are […]

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Ragú Bolognese

Makes 6 servings Bolognese is essentially a meat stew with a small amount of tomato added— although Americans often confuse it for a tomato sauce with some meat added. The sauce is cooked slowly to develop a deep, rich flavor. In Italy it is traditionally served with tagliatelle pasta and […]