Blue Ribbon Pasta Side Recipes


May 1, 2020

Chicken Pasta Salad

By Bobbie Keefer
I buy chicken from the grocery store deli and a large container of macaroni salad and...
Apr 4, 2020

8 Cheese Baked Macaroni

By Jane Kear
When we were growing up, Mama used to make the best homemade macaroni and cheese I...
Apr 4, 2020

Tomato and Summer Squash Sauce on Pasta

By Millie Johnson
My counter was covered with some tomatoes and squash that I needed to do something with...
Mar 25, 2020

Gluten-Free Pasta Salad

By Karl Strasser
I have some frends on special diets and everyone loves this salad.
Mar 20, 2020

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...
Feb 22, 2020

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...
Jan 31, 2020

5 Cheese Macaroni

By jenifer carnegie
Whether it is a summer picnic or Christmas dinner, all year around, my family asks me...
Nov 7, 2018

Dee's Smoked Mac N Cheese

By Dee Stillwell
After trying to make a really good mac n cheese in our smoker several times, I...
Jun 26, 2018

Greek Pasta Salad

By Patti Rahilly- Jones
A nice twist on a pasta salad. Something different and super easy.
Jun 4, 2018

Chicken and Bacon Macaroni Salad

By Sue Faccone
I like to add different colored peppers sliced thin and put on top of the salad...
May 1, 2018

Ranch Pasta Salad

By Dawn Whitted
This is one of my most requested pasta salads at my house. There are few ingredients...
Aug 29, 2017

French Onion Mac and Cheese!!

By Samantha Jacobs
Sometimes you just need something super decadent =) Yummm!
Jul 31, 2017

Israeli Couscous With Almonds & Dried Cranberries

By Jessica Silva
A combination of a few recipes I found. A hearty meal of Israeli couscous, combined with...
Apr 25, 2017

Lite Tri-Color Pasta Salad

By Sue Adame
This to me is one of the perfect summer salads. Not only does it tastes and...
Mar 29, 2017

Spinach Parmesan With Pasta

By Sena Wilson
Pasta dishes are always a hit at our house. This is a good recipe for those...
Feb 21, 2017

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...
Feb 7, 2017

Pasta Salad

By Belinda Loucks
Whenever I make this pasta salad everyone always asks me to make it again. It...
Oct 11, 2016

JD's Fried Macaroni and Cheese

By Kathy Schroeder
The first time I saw this, a friend who is a student at the University of...
May 2, 2016

Catie's Island Tuna Salad

By Catie B
I found this recipe many years ago and adapted it. During the years I made this,...
Apr 25, 2016

Shrimp Pasta Salad

By Michelle Flory
My girls love this. I make it with left over steamed shrimp.
Mar 7, 2016

Colorful Party Pasta Salad

By Megan Todd
This recipe is a family favorite that is requested for EVERY bonfire, birthday party, holiday get...
Jan 19, 2016

Baked Mac and Cheese with Italian stewed tomatoes

By Sue Faccone
I save the sauce to use with another meal. Also, you could add buttered bread crumbs...
Jan 14, 2016

Jason's Drunken Beer & Bacon Mac and Cheese

By Jason Vincik
TIP: Got leftover mac and cheese in the fridge? Roll it into 2-inch balls;...
Aug 4, 2015

Macaroni and Cheese with a Twist

By Grace Pulley
My youngest son and I have been enjoying preparing foods this week we don't often get...
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