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Quick and Easy Weeknight Pasta Recipes

Quick and Easy Weeknight Pasta Recipes

Oct 14, 2016

October is National Pasta Month and in honor of one of our favorite food months, Chef/ Partner Chris “Big Frankie” Favero at Frankie’s Scaloppine (900 N. Michigan Ave., fl. 5) shared with us some quick and easy (yet delicious) pasta recipes – some with only three ingredients for you to try at home.

First up, try this three-ingredient pasta complete with lemon, parmesan and olive oil.

raw pasta, cheese, lemon, salt and pepper

If you haven’t gone grocery shopping in a while or just want something super easy and bright, this is your jam. For the full recipe, click here.

cacio e pepe close up

Next up, a super simple, whole wheat pasta with warm cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic and parmesan.

raw pasta, tomatoes, garlic, parmesan, basil

Try this recipe at home.

pasta with tomatoes and basil

Integrate protein into your pasta with this one pan orecchiette with spicy Italian sausage, chicken broth, onions and arugula topped with parmesan. Click here for the recipe.

 

In the mood for pasta? Here’s a list of Lettuce spots where you can devour a piping hot bowl of noodles:

Antico Posto’s Gnocchi with Mushrooms, brown butter, crispy sage and parmesan

Antico Posto's Gnocchi with Mushrooms, brown butter, crispy sage and parmesan

 

il Porcellino’s Gnocchi Bolognese

il Porcellino's Gnocchi Bolognese

Osteria via Stato’s Cacio e Pepe

Osteria via Stato's Cacio e Pepe

RPM Italian’s Carbonara with black pepper pancetta and egg yolk (Chicago and Washington D.C.)

RPM Italian's Carbonara with black pepper pancetta and egg yolk (Chicago and Washington D.C.)

Saranello’s Rigatoni with sausage and broccoli

Saranello's Rigatoni with sausage and broccoli

 


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