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25 Best Spring Pasta Recipes to Try

These tempting spring pasta recipes will quickly become your new favorites.

I mean, how incredible does light and zesty lemon asparagus pasta sound? I want that all year round!

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Spring Pasta Recipes We Can’t Get Enough Of

Spring is the time time to ditch the heavy winter meals and embrace the fresh and vibrant flavors of the season. 

And what better way to do that than with some delicious spring pasta dishes? 

They’re hearty enough to fill you up, but they’re not heavy like a lot of pasta recipes can be.

So get ready to fall in love and make one of these Spring pasta recipes. I know you’ll love ’em.

1. Dump-and-Bake Spring Pasta

Any time I read a recipe with “dump-and-bake” in the title, I know it’s made for lazy cooks like me.

This 10-minute wonder is an absolute game-changer in the kitchen.

You only need one pot, and you won’t even need to boil the pasta beforehand!

It’s loaded with a vibrant medley of spring’s finest crops, like asparagus, artichokes, peas, and chives. 

2. Spring Pea and Asparagus Pasta

Celebrate the end of the great frost and ring in the warmer weather with this vibrant recipe. 

This pasta captures spring’s essence and features a bright medley of fresh peas, tender asparagus, and aromatic herbs.

The only difficult part about this recipe is chopping up the veggies. The rest is as easy and breezy as the first day of spring. 

3. Pasta Primavera

Pasta primavera makes it insanely easy to load up on veggies while still enjoying a big bowl of comforting pasta.

But this recipe doesn’t just use any veggies. You’ll find a cornucopia of seasonal produce like fresh basil, chives, peas, and asparagus.

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You drizzle this pasta with a delicate and light sauce made with smashed garlic, lemon juice, and just a hint of heavy cream. 

4. Ina Garten Pasta Salad

Get ready to fall in love with Ina Garten’s pasta salad that will make you feel like the Barefoot Contessa herself.

Bursting with juicy tomatoes, tangy feta cheese, and succulent olives, this mouthwatering pasta salad is a flavorsome delight all year round. 

One bite will immediately transport you to the Hamptons seaside, glass of vino in hand. 

5. TikTok Feta Pasta

This delicious dish has taken the internet by storm with over 1 billion views!

And it’s no surprise why it’s been so successful. 

You make this recipe using juicy cherry tomatoes, fragrant herbs, tender pasta, and a whole block of feta. Yes, a whole entire block.

Once baked, the feta becomes melted and bubbly while the tomatoes roast and caramelize in the herbal olive oil bath.

Each forkful of pasta is dripping with melted feta and rich tomato sauce.

6. Gigi Hadid Pasta

Have you tried the Gigi Hadid pasta recipe yet? Let me tell you, it’s absolutely to die for.

Each bite is rich and creamy, with a little kick of vodka to keep things interesting.

This recipe only takes 30 minutes, accommodating the hectic schedules of supermodels and busy moms alike. 

7. Pesto Pasta

You don’t have to be a master chef to whip up this award-worthy pesto pasta.

Just boil your pasta of choice, simmer onions with some fragrant pesto, then combine. It’s really as simple as that.

You even make your own pesto if you like.

And if you want a complete meal, check out my post, “What to Serve with Pesto Pasta“.

8. Spinach Lasagna

This healthy lasagna is bursting with fresh nutrients, but it’s delicious enough to be Garfield-approved.

Each slice is packed to the max with nutritious veggies and three, yes three, different types of melted cheese.

Feel free to swap out the veggies for whatever seasonal produce you have on hand, be it zucchini, tomatoes, or squash.

You name it, this lasagna can handle it. 

9. Spring Vegetable Gnocchi

You know that gnocchi and tomato sauce go together like two peas in a pod.

But have you tried bathing the soft potato pillows in a zingy cream sauce? Let me tell you, it’s divine. 

This recipe also uses a healthy dose of spring veggies to amp up the freshness factor.

You’ll find abundant amounts of asparagus and peas that make you feel like you’re eating the garden.

10. Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Dill pickle has certainly been making a comeback lately, and if you’re a hater, you may want to skip this recipe.

But if you consider yourself a pickle aficionado, indulge your briny fantasies with this amazing recipe.

This dill pickle salad combines a rich, creamy sauce with chunks of dill pickles. They get nestled into the nooks and crannies of rotini pasta. 

11. Tuna Casserole

Oh, tuna casserole, you little sneaky comfort food, you.

Who knew that creamy pasta and flaky tuna could come together to create a dish that feels like a warm hug? 

This recipe adds bright peas to bring a pop of color and a little spring freshness to counter the richness of the casserole. 

And with a 20-minute total cook time, you can fast-track the boring part so you can get straight to the good stuff.

12. Chicken Alfredo

Ah yes, chicken Alfredo, the Italian-American staple that tastes like pure magic.

If you’re searching for a great recipe that does this classic dish justice, this rendition definitely fits the bill.

I mean, just picture it: piles of pasta smothered in a luxurious, creamy sauce that’s so rich, it could be a Kardashian. 

13. Broccoli Pasta

Who knew something so healthy could be so delicious?

This recipe is quick, easy, and nutritious, so you can feel good about indulging in it. 

If the thought of chomping down on a whole broccoli floret puts you off, don’t worry.

This dish mashes the cooked broccoli into the sauce so it’s virtually undetectable.

14. 15-Minute Lemon Pasta

Hungry but short on time? Don’t fret, because this simple lemon pasta without cream is here to save the day!

It’s flavorful, tangy, and light, making it the perfect meal for those who want something delicious but not too heavy. 

And it only takes 15 minutes or less to make, (but it tastes like you spent hours in the kitchen).

15. Pasta Carbonara

Whoever invented pasta carbonara definitely deserves a Michelin star if you ask me.

This version of the timeless dish combines crispy bacon with al dente pasta.

But both of these ingredients pale in comparison when it comes to the real star of the show: the sauce.

That’s right, the glorious liquid gold that coats each noodle consists of eggs, bacon fat, and lots of parmesan cheese.

This pasta is so rich, you might go up a tax bracket after indulging. 

16. Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Are you searching for a pasta dish that’s quick, easy, and full of flavor?

Then this creamy garlic butter shrimp pasta is the answer to your prayers. 

This dish is so elegant and flavorful, it’ll make your taste buds do the tango.

Plus, it’s ready in just 15 minutes, so you can whip it up even on a weeknight! 

Whether you’re cooking for a romantic date night or a family meal, this pasta dish will make everyone’s heart sing. 

17. Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Shrimp scampi is a game-changer when it comes to home cooking.

It looks like it came straight out of a fancy restaurant, but it’s also incredibly easy to make. 

Yup, you heard it here first! Easy and elegant can go hand in hand.

Imagine if you can: plump, juicy shrimp and tender pasta swimming in a pool of buttery, lemony, garlicky goodness.

It doesn’t get much better than this, folks! 

18. Spring Ravioli with Roasted Asparagus, Peas, and Lemon Butter

This spring ravioli is absolutely breathtaking.

It combines everything I love about the blossom season: lemon, basil, asparagus, and peas.

But wait till you learn how easy this recipe is to make. Trust me, you’ll be floored.

Using store-bought ravioli and frozen peas is the secret behind this amazing dish.

Along with a handful of other simple ingredients, you can have this meal ready in no time. 

19. Creamy Tortellini with Peas, Asparagus, and Bacon

This creamy, comforting, and downright delicious meal is the stuff of legends. 

It’s got everything you could ever want in a spring pasta dish, including parmesan cream sauce, crispy bacon, peas, and asparagus. 

It’s like a symphony of flavors playing out in your mouth with an ingredient adding its own unique note to the melody. 

20. Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic and Herbs

Are you in the mood for something light, yet deeply comforting?

Look no further than this angel hair pasta recipe! It’s like a warm hug in a bowl. 

Each bite consists of delicate noodles coated in a heavenly blend of garlic, fresh herbs, olive oil, butter, and parmesan cheese. 

Best of all, this dish is ready in minutes thanks to angel hair’s speedy cooking time. 

21. Creamy Asparagus & Salmon Pasta

Not sure what to do with that leftover salmon haunting your fridge? I have the perfect recipe that solves your woes. 

It has a few simple ingredients like bowtie pasta, fresh asparagus, and dill.

It’s never been easier to whip up a meal that will put your leftover salmon to good use. 

Plus, this recipe is super flexible. Don’t have asparagus? Use broccoli instead.

Have some leftover bell peppers? Throw those in too. The possibilities are endless. 

22. Lemon Arugula Pasta Salad

Live your best spring life with this lemon arugula pasta salad.

Seven ingredients go into making this magical recipe, including farfalle pasta, lemon, dried cranberries, and lots of peppery arugula.

You also toss in some crumbled feta and pine cuts for a unique creamy-crunchy texture. 

23. Charred Asparagus Kale Pasta with Lemony Cannellini Beans

I featured a lot of dairy-heavy recipes in this guide, so if you need a little reprieve, check out this fantastic vegan spring pasta recipe.

It’s packed with fresh and flavorful spring ingredients that come together in a flash. 

But the best part has to be the bright, creamy lemon sauce made from mashed cannellini beans and leeks. 

24. Linguine with Lemon Garlic Sauce

Can you believe this recipe only takes 10 minutes to whip up? 

This linguine accomplishes the difficult task of tasting light and deeply comforting at the same time. 

Each bite explodes with bright, lemony flavors with pops of parsley, garlic, and a little bite of red pepper flakes. 

25. Pasta Piccata

Pasta piccata is a fuss-free recipe that looks simple, but it’s actually jam-packed with flavor.

You create a mouthwatering sauce from capers, lemon juice, and veggie broth that coats the tender noodles to perfection.

Add a generous dose of parmesan cheese on top for a sensational springtime pasta that’s sure to impress.  

25 Best Spring Pasta Recipes to Try

These incredible spring pasta recipes are the best part of the season! From primavera to pasta salad to spinach lasagna, your family will love these easy dishes.

Ingredients

  • Dump-and-Bake Spring Pasta

  • Pasta Primavera

  • Ina Garten Pasta Salad

  • TikTok Feta Pasta

  • Gigi Hadid Pasta

  • Pesto Pasta

  • Spinach Lasagna

  • Spring Vegetable Gnocchi

  • Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

  • Tuna Casserole

  • Chicken Alfredo

  • Broccoli Pasta

  • 15 -Minute Lemon Pasta

  • Pasta Carbonara

  • Garlic Shrimp Pasta

  • Classic Shrimp Scampi

  • Spring Ravioli with Roasted Asparagus, Peas, and Lemon Butter

  • Creamy Tortellini with Peas, Asparagus, and Bacon

  • Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic and Herbs

  • Creamy Asparagus & Salmon Pasta

  • Charred Asparagus Kale Pasta with Lemony Cannellini Beans

  • Linguine with Lemon Garlic Sauce

  • Pasta Piccata

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  • Prep a spring pasta recipe in 30 minutes or less!
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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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