18 Creamy and Delicious Pasta Recipes

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These creamy pasta recipes are simple, flavorful and delicious.

If you’re looking for the perfect weeknight or weekend pasta dish, you’re going to love this collection of pasta dishes.

I’m featuring simple pasta recipe dishes, chicken pasta dishes, seafood pasta dishes, cajun pasta dishes and more.

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1. Italian Sausage Bow Tie Pasta

If you’re looking for a yummy Italian sausage pasta dish, you’re going to love this Italian sausage bow tie pasta. It’s so easy to make and tastes like something you’d get at an Italian restaurant. Get the recipe from Love Bakes Good Cakes.

2. Salmon Pesto Pasta

This salmon pesto pasta looks and tastes amazing. Salmon is perfectly seasoned and coated with a light layer of flour, allowing it to cook to perfection. The entire dish is tossed in a wonderful sauce.

Get the recipe from Salt and Lavender.

SALMON PESTO PASTA

3. Easy Lemon Ricotta Pasta and Spinach

This easy lemon ricotta pasta with spinach features a zesty lemon ricotta pasta with spinach. Cooking in just 15 minutes, this dish is a great weeknight meal. Get the recipe from The Clever Meal.

4. Authentic Pasta Carbonara

I love a good pasta carbonara dish, and this recipe is truly authentic and delicious. This simple yet elegant dish features bacon, onions, and lots of parmesan cheese.

Get the recipe from Spend with Pennies.

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5. One Pot Chicken Parmesan Pasta

I love a simple and delicious one pot pasta. This chicken parmesan pasta is so flavorful and can be combined in just one pot, making these the perfect quick dinner recipe. Get the recipe from The Chunky Chef.

6. Bacon Cream Cheese Tortellini

If you love pasta and bacon, you’re going to love this bacon cream cheese tortellini. This dish can be served as the main course or as a side dish.

Get the recipe from Salt and Lavender.

BACON CREAM CHEESE TORTELLINI

7. Tomato Basil Pasta

You’ll be happy to know that this tomato basil pasta is made using just one pot. Who doesn’t love a one pot meal? Use sausage, turkey, or ground beef for your meal. Get the recipe from The Cozy Cook.

8. Baked Rigatoni Pasta Recipe

Baked rigatoni is one of my favorite pasta dishes. I like to load the top of my pasta with lots of fresh mozzarella cheese. Of course, you’re free to use shredded mozzarella cheese for your meal.

Get the recipe from Dinner at the Zoo.

BAKED RIGATONI PASTA RECIPE

9. Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta

How amazing does this cajun chicken alfredo pasta look? This dish is so simple to make and is loaded with flavor. I recommend the McCormick Gourmet Collection Cajun Seasoning. Get the recipe from Self Proclaimed Foodie.

10. Creamy Pesto Chicken

I love pesto, especially when it’s combined with tender chicken and pasta. The best part about this dish is that it can be on your dinner table in 30 minutes or less.

Get the recipe from Yellow Bliss Road.

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11. Creamy Chicken Pasta With Bacon

Creamy chicken pasta with bacon is the perfect weeknight or weekend dish. The dish comes together in just 30 minutes, and it’s so flavorful. Get the recipe from What’s in the Pan.

12. Easy Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Here’s another cajun pasta dish that I know you’ll love. This dish is loaded with shrimp, andouille sausage, and a wonderful cream sauce. You’re going to love this recipe.

Get the recipe from Stay Snatched.

EASY CREAMY CAJUN SHRIMP PASTA

13. Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta With Chicken and Mozzarella

If you’re a fan of sun-dried tomatoes, this is the perfect dish for you. This chicken dish is loaded with perfectly seasoned chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and wonderful spices. Get the recipe from Julia’s Album.

14. Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta With Sausage

This creamy cajun shrimp pasta with sausage is a simple one pot pasta dish. The entire dish has so much flavor, and comes together in around 45 minutes. Get the recipe from What’s in the Pan.

15. Creamy Beef and Shells 

You can’t go wrong with this creamy beef and shells recipe. This dish makes great leftovers if you have any left. Your entire family will love this delicious pasta dish. Get the recipe from Savory and Sweet Meals.

16. Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta With Tomatoes

There’s nothing like a flavorful cajun pasta dish. This creamy cajun shrimp pasta with tomatoes is so decadent and delicious. The recipe calls for linguine, but I love using thin spaghetti for my meal. Get the recipe from Modern Crumb.

17. Easy Bolognese

This recipe is called easy bolognese because it actually is so simple to prepare. If you’re looking for thick pasta like the one pictured, I recommend De Cecco Pappardelle pasta. Get the recipe from The Modern Proper.

18. Instant Pot Tuscan Chicken Pasta

This instant pot Tuscan chicken pasta is prepared entirely in your instant pot, making it a simple dinner for your family. For more instant pot recipes, check out my post, 12 Flavorful Instant Pot Recipes. Get the recipe from One Happy Housewife.

19. Baked Feta Pasta

There’s currently a trend going around Tik Tok for this creamy baked feta pasta. This dish is so easy to make and tastes delicious. Get the recipe from Bake Play Smile.

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