Pasta Perfect!

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Many people has always thought of pasta as an Italian food. Today, different countries have created their very own version of Italian dish. That is why you can surely be able to find the perfect pasta dish for your taste for this National Pasta Month.

Sausage-Lasagna

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Creamy Chipotle and Italian Sausage Lasagne

The addition of Italian sausage and chipotle sauce in the traditional lasagna recipe makes this pasta dish unique and tasty! Know the full list of ingredients at The Recipe Rebel.

Fry beef, Italian sausage and onion until everything turns brown. Drain excess fats. Get your garlic keeper and stir in garlic along with spinach and continue cooking for 1-2 minutes. Set aside then wipe pan using paper towel. Cook noodles according to the instructions stated in the label. Drain, set aside and allow to cool. Melt butter in frying pan. Whisk in flour and continue whisking until mixture is already smooth. Cook for 1 minute. Add in milk, one cup at a time. Continue stirring as you add the sausage mixture, salt, tomato sauce, tomatoes and chili pepper. Season to taste. Get a rectangular glass baking dish and grease it with non stick spray. Line the pan with 3 lasagna noodles. Top each layer with 1/6 of the sauce that you have created. Spread sauce evenly and top off with grated cheese. Create two more layers of pasta, sauce and cheese. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for 45 minutes to an hour. Allow it to sit for 5 minutes before slicing.

Kale & Spring Greens Pesto

If you love greens and you love pasta, then the pesto pasta recipe below will be perfect for you! Know the full list of ingredients at Dinner With Julie.

Cook pasta in a pasta pot according to instructions. Get a small pot and boil salted water in it. Add in kale and the greens and blanch for 2-3 minutes. Drain water well using a colander. Set the greens aside and allow to cool. Place Parmesan cheese, garlic, walnuts and lemon juice in food processor until everything is well mulched. While the motor is still running, pour olive oil. Scrape down the sides of the processor. Continue processing until the mixture is already smooth and well blended. Season with salt and pepper. Mix sauce with the pasta and serve.

spaghetti-carbonara

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Pasta month will never be complete without preparing the classic pasta dish– carbonara. Know the full list of ingredients at Damn Delicious.

Cook pasta in your pasta cooker according to the instructions indicated in the label. Keep half of the water. Drain well. Whisk together Parmesan cheese and eggs then set the mixture aside. Get a large skillet and place it over medium heat. Cook bacon for 6-8 minutes or until brown and crispy. Set aside excess fat. Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute or until it becomes fragrant. Reduce heat to low. Toss pasta mixture and egg together. Season with salt and pepper. Add in the pasta water, 1 tablespoon at a time. Do this until you have achieved your desired consistency. Garnish with parsley and serve.

The pasta recipes given above are some of the most amazing dinner ideas to celebrate the National Pasta Month.