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15 Easy Tomato Pasta Recipes That’ll Make You Wonder Why You Ever Order Takeout

FEBRUARY 01, 2023
15 Easy Tomato Pasta Recipes That’ll Make You Wonder Why You Ever Order Takeout
If you're looking for a quick and easy dinner that's full of flavor, you've come to the right place. Tomato pasta is a classic, timeless dish that is surprisingly simple to make and can be tweaked to accommodate whatever ingredients you have on hand. From vegetarian options to tomato pasta bakes, there's no shortage of delicious recipes to choose from. We've rounded up the best tomato pasta recipes so you can satisfy your Italian cravings without relying on takeout. Plus, each recipe only calls for a handful of ingredients, so you can whip up a delicious meal any night of the week.
Half Baked Harvest

One Pot Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta with Whipped Ricotta

The perfect all-in-one pasta dinner...super quick, easy, and so delicious!
260
24,635
160
30 min
TOTAL TIME
732
CALORIES
$2.05
PER SERVING
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One Pot Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta with Whipped Ricotta
Sip and Feast

Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes

Fresh and delicious pasta with fresh cherry tomatoes, basil, garlic and olive oil.
3
57
23
25 min
TOTAL TIME
741
CALORIES
$2.50
PER SERVING
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Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes
Baker by Nature

20-Minute Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Pasta Salad

This 20-Minute Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Pasta Salad is fresh, fast, and flavorful!
13
62,828
84
30 min
TOTAL TIME
528
CALORIES
$3.41
PER SERVING
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20-Minute Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Pasta Salad
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Vikalinka

Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta with Chicken

Sun-dried tomato pasta tossed with plenty of garlic, chilli flakes, parsley and olive oil plus juicy chicken breasts deliver a quick one pan dinner.
13
11,211
8
25 min
TOTAL TIME
658
CALORIES
$1.06
PER SERVING
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Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta with Chicken
Spicy Southern Kitchen

Spicy Tomato Cream Pasta

A fast and flavorful Spicy Tomato Cream Pasta that's perfect for a weeknight meal. Red pepper flakes really give this sauce some heat.
7
42,257
500
15 min
TOTAL TIME
610
CALORIES
$1.14
PER SERVING
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Spicy Tomato Cream Pasta
Half Baked Harvest

Cherry Tomato Pasta Alla Vodka

Colorful and extra creamy, this is the perfect summer twist on classic Italian pasta...creamy, slightly spicy, and SO GOOD!
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11,006
268
45 min
TOTAL TIME
694
CALORIES
$3.10
PER SERVING
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Cherry Tomato Pasta Alla Vodka
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Cooklist AI

Celestial Creamy Tomato Pasta

Experience heavenly flavor with this quick and easy Celestial Creamy Tomato Pasta, which has a rich and luscious sauce bursting with tomato, garlic, and a hint of spice. Perfect for any pasta lover!
3
30 min
TOTAL TIME
1019
CALORIES
$1.64
PER SERVING
Celestial Creamy Tomato Pasta
Directions
10 STEPS
1
Cook pasta in salted water according to package instructions until al dente. Reserve ½ cup of pasta water and set aside.
2
In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
3
Add minced garlic and diced onion to the pot and cook until lightly golden.
4
Stir in tomato paste and cook for 5 minutes over medium-low heat.
5
Pour in double cream and chicken stock, followed by a pinch of sugar.
6
Add red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine.
7
Mix in the unsalted butter.
8
Add cooked pasta and reserved pasta water to the pot.
9
Sprinkle grated Parmesan over the pasta and stir everything together.
10
Garnish with fresh basil leaves and adjust salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.
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Killing Thyme

Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta with Ground Turkey & Spinach

This quick and easy Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta is packed with tangy tomatoes, ground turkey, and spinach for a wholesome and hearty weeknight meal.
7
195
22
25 min
TOTAL TIME
553
CALORIES
$2.31
PER SERVING
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Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta with Ground Turkey & Spinach
Mommy's Fabulous Finds

Tomato Basil Pasta with Grilled Chicken

Enjoy the classic Italian combination of tomato, basil, and pasta with a twist of grilled chicken for a delicious and easy weeknight meal.
1
42,436
8
762
CALORIES
$4.30
PER SERVING
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Tomato Basil Pasta with Grilled Chicken
Kiersten Hickman

Burst Cherry Tomato Pasta with Chicken Sausage

Have a pint of unused cherry tomatoes in your fridge? Use them up with this speedy 20-minute recipe!
2
25 min
TOTAL TIME
575
CALORIES
$3.39
PER SERVING
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Burst Cherry Tomato Pasta with Chicken Sausage
Making Thyme for Health

Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta

Made with just 10 ingredients in less than 30 minutes, this recipe will make pasta night a breeze!
6
13,552
64
30 min
TOTAL TIME
757
CALORIES
$2.69
PER SERVING
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Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta
Joyous Apron

Roasted Tomato Pasta with Basil and Parmesan

A light, easy and flavorful pasta dish! Angel hair pasta tossed with roasted garlic cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and parmesan cheese.
556
30 min
TOTAL TIME
538
CALORIES
$2.55
PER SERVING
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Roasted Tomato Pasta with Basil and Parmesan
Spoonful of Flavor

Easy Tomato Basil Pasta

Tomato Basil Pasta is an easy weeknight meal that comes together in little time. Fresh basil, tomatoes, parmesan and pasta create an easy and appetizing pasta dish!
4
1,330
30 min
TOTAL TIME
686
CALORIES
$1.89
PER SERVING
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Easy Tomato Basil Pasta
Salt and Lavender

Creamy Bacon Tomato Pasta

This bacon tomato pasta recipe uses a handful of everyday ingredients and is super quick and simple to make! The creamy garlic sauce is decadent and delicious.
12
551
10
30 min
TOTAL TIME
559
CALORIES
$1.28
PER SERVING
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Creamy Bacon Tomato Pasta
Walder Wellness

Healthy Tuna Tomato Pasta Bake

This healthy tuna tomato pasta bake is packed with protein and vegetables. It's like a cheesy tuna melt, in a pasta casserole format! Easy, nutritious, and great for the whole family.
1
45 min
TOTAL TIME
1001
CALORIES
$4.13
PER SERVING
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Healthy Tuna Tomato Pasta Bake
Half Baked Harvest

Jammy Cherry Tomato Pasta with Crisp Lemon Rosemary Chickpeas

this quick-cooking pasta is like summer in a bowl. Rosemary oil fried chickpeas, lemon, and linguine pasta, all tossed with a "jammy" cherry tomato pasta sauce, kale, and plenty of basil. Serve topped with creamy burrata cheese, fried rosemary, lemon, and extra crispy chickpeas.
234
71,647
163
35 min
TOTAL TIME
751
CALORIES
$3.37
PER SERVING
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Jammy Cherry Tomato Pasta with Crisp Lemon Rosemary Chickpeas
Tomato Pasta FAQ
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