Blue Ribbon 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...

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

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

Better Than Mom's Mac 'N Cheese

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

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

By Tonya Young
I'm always looking for a way to eat squash and this is a great one. It's...

Roasted Vegetables with Pasta

By Ina Cobh
This is my go-to picnic recipe. I love it!

Creole Mac & Cheese

By Leah Stacey
I love mac and cheese! This is my most favorite recipe. I love the spice in...

Donna's Macaroni Salad

By Elaine Moretti
Everyone always asks me to make double so they will have some to take home in...

PASTA VEGETABLE SALAD

By Stacy Wood
GREAT W/ BEAN RECIPE AND AS A SIDE DISH WITH CHICKEN OR BBQ RECIPE got recipe from...

Shrimp Pasta Salad - Waco Style

By Michelle Waco
This is my spin on my Mom's famous shrimp salad -adapted for my DH's tastes -...

Basil Infused Marinara with Penne Pasta

By Tonya Young
This is a recipe that has become a mainstay for our family because it is so...

Easy Tortellini Salad

By Lillian Russo
This is my fresh tasting, flavorful, tortellini salad that is always a big hit at family...

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

By stephanie sorbie
My mom's boyfriend used to have baked mac and cheese as a boy. His mom would...

CAVATINI

By Eddie Jordan
There are so many wonderful casserole's but Cavatini is one of my favorites.

5 Cheese Macaroni

By jenifer carnegie
Whether it is a summer picnic or Christmas dinner, all year around, my family asks me...

Deli Mac Salad

By Helene Mulvihill
This is a family recipe from my husband's family. They owned a deli in NJ many...

Fettuccine Alfredo

By Megan Olson
This rich, creamy dish is one of my favorite comfort foods and it has gotten rave...

Macaroni and Cheese

By Melissa Snow
You can use Swiss cheese in place of the Provolone. This is a recipe I...

Pasta Slaw

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

Millie's Holy Guacamole Pasta Salad

By Millie P. York
I do a lot of cooking for the Hospitality team at my church and I was...

Lite Tri-Color Pasta Salad

By Sue Adame
This to me is one of the perfect summer salads. Not only does it tastes and...

Bacon & Tomato Pasta Salad

By Marianne Gleason
Perfect for these hot summer nights! Goes together quickly and not too heavy! Serving...

Baked Mac & Cheese for One

By Sue Lally
Cooking for one can be a challenge. No matter how much I like something, I...

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...

Bacon Mushroom Noodle Casserole

By Jessica Silva
I am always in the mood for some comfort food. And for me, that includes a...
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Potatoes are a popular side dish in my house because they’re inexpensive and can be made in a variety of ways. A baked potato with butter, sour cream, and a bit of bacon makes my mouth water. Did you know there are thousands of varieties of potatoes? But, not all are equal and there are […]