For Kids Pasta Side Recipes


Ooey Gooey Mac and Cheese

By Samantha Jacobs
This baked mac and cheese is so creamy and delicious. It's great for a Crock Pot...

Pasta Slaw

By Shelene Wilhelm
We came up with this recipe after eating pasta slaw at Nordy's BBQ. Neither my husband...

Baked Mac and Cheese for One

By Sue Lally
Cooking for one can be a challenge. No matter how much I like something, I don't...

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

By Jane Kear
When we were growing up, Mama used to make the best homemade macaroni and cheese I...

Goulash In A Crockpot

By Donna Woodford
I always make my goulash a little different so this time I used a crockpot that...

South of the Border Mac and Cheese

By Debbie Reid
This is a different, yummy variation on a favorite classic!

Colorful Party Pasta Salad

By Megan Todd
This recipe is a family favorite that is requested for EVERY bonfire, birthday party, holiday get-together,...

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

By Catie B
I found this recipe many years ago and adapted it. During the years I made this,...

Ranch Pasta Salad

By Dawn Whitted
This is one of my most requested pasta salads at my house. There are few ingredients...

Susan's Tomato Basil Chicken Pasta Salad

By Susan Din
My family loves this yummy salad. It's similar to La Madeleine's Tomato Basil Pesto Pasta Salad,...

Better Than Mom's Mac 'N Cheese

By Tere G.
Nine kinds of cheese? Oh, yeah! I was craving macaroni and cheese but wanted something a...

French Onion Mac and Cheese!!

By Samantha Jacobs
Sometimes you just need something super decadent =) Yummm!

Grandmother's Seafood Salad

By Melanie B
My ex-husband's Grandmother made this every year for Thanksgiving and my MIL makes it at Christmas...

Smoky Orzo Casserole

By Lynda Hayes
My husband created this dish. He wanted something flavorful and easy to fix. This is...

Fried Mac n Cheese

By Debbie W
I have had these at The Chessecake Factory years ago. I saw a segment on Foodnet...

Cherry Sesame Noodles with Lemon-Hoisin Sauce

By Merry Graham
I hope you try Cherry Sesame Noodles with Lemon-Hoisin Sauce and Roasted Broccoli! I bet ya...

Orzo w/ Snow Peas, Spinach & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

By Monika Rosales
I wanted to try these flavors together along with garlic and Parmesan cheese = Success

Shrimp Pasta Salad

By Michelle Flory
My girls love this. I make it with left over steamed shrimp.

Baked Broccoli with Macaroni and Cheese

By Glenda Purvis
Basically, a revved up macaroni and cheese. This is a super easy, versatile meatless recipe that...

Crusted Broccoli Mac and Four Cheese Skillet

By Linda BONWILL
This recipe is so simple, easy, and delicious! No time to cook? No worries with this...

Mediterranean pasta salad : Perfect for summer picnics or your...

By Grishma Shah
This Mediterranean pasta salad is my family's favorite. We can eat this at any time. It...

The Best Macaroni and Cheese Ever!

By Katrina Roubedeaux
A couple of years ago, my friends Kymberli and Courtney shared a recipe for macaroni and...

Macaroni and cheese By freda

By FREDA GABLE
Family favorite, Mac N Cheese either baked or creamy right off the stove, grand-kids favorite comfort...

Gluten-Free Pasta Salad

By Karl Strasser
I have some frends on special diets and everyone loves this salad.
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24 Tailgating Recipes for Pregaming Kickoff

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