The 24 Best Winter Pasta Recipes You Need to Try

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I can’t lie and say pasta isn’t one of my core food groups all the time. However, I can definitely say that cold weather and the endless political turmoil means you need to have a carb-loaded, super-soothing arsenal of recipes on hand at all times. Seriously: Serotonin is your brain’s natural antidepressant, and carbs are proven to be a quick ticket to a serotonin surge. Also, they taste incredible, and that in itself is also a natural antidepressant (though I speak from personal experience, not scientific evidence).

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While I do condone eating well in the face of stressful circumstances, I also believe it’s important to give your body the nutrients it needs. That’s why these awesome pastas all feature super-flavorful and healthy toppings, like squash, broccoli, pumpkin, spinach, brussels sprouts, mushrooms, kale, and more. Oh—and cheese. Never forget the cheese.

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Whether you’re desperate for some carb-y comfort food or just looking for dinner ideas, these pastas will hit the spot.

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Best Winter Pasta Recipes To Try
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Walnut, Mushroom, Sausage Meatballs, and Crispy Sage Pasta
Walnut, Mushroom, Sausage Meatballs, and Crispy Sage Pasta
Pumpkin Seed Pesto Pasta
Pumpkin Seed Pesto Pasta
Winter Squash Carbonara with Broccoli Rabe and Sage
Winter Squash Carbonara with Broccoli Rabe and Sage
Sage Pumpkin Pasta Bake
Sage Pumpkin Pasta Bake
Butternut Squash Pasta Hash
Butternut Squash Pasta Hash
Roasted Fall Veggie Pasta
Roasted Fall Veggie Pasta
Butternut Squash Penne with Chicken and Fried Sage
Butternut Squash Penne with Chicken and Fried Sage
Pumpkin Spinach Walnut Spaghetti
Pumpkin Spinach Walnut Spaghetti
5-Ingredient Butternut Squash Arugula and Goat Cheese Pasta
5-Ingredient Butternut Squash Arugula and Goat Cheese Pasta
Brussels Sprout Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce
Brussels Sprout Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce
Wild Mushroom Pasta with Butter and Orange
Wild Mushroom Pasta with Butter and Orange
Gnocchi with Squash, Kale, and Sausage
Gnocchi with Squash, Kale, and Sausage
Tortellini with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce
Tortellini with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce
Creamy Mushroom Pasta
Creamy Mushroom Pasta
Crispy Brussels Sprouts Creamy Parmesan Risotto
Crispy Brussels Sprouts Creamy Parmesan Risotto
Roasted Asparagus and Mushroom Carbonara
Roasted Asparagus and Mushroom Carbonara
Loaded Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Loaded Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
Brown Butter Pasta with Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts
Brown Butter Pasta with Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts
Sausage Pumpkin Pasta
Sausage Pumpkin Pasta
Turmeric Sweet Potato Pasta Salad
Turmeric Sweet Potato Pasta Salad
Vegan Butternut Squash Mac-n-Cheese
Vegan Butternut Squash Mac-n-Cheese
Butternut Squash Penne with Chicken and Fried Sage
Butternut Squash Penne with Chicken and Fried Sage
Butternut Squash, Gruyere, and White Cheddar Mac and Cheese
Butternut Squash, Gruyere, and White Cheddar Mac and Cheese
Bacon, Sage, and Butternut Squash Lasagna
Bacon, Sage, and Butternut Squash Lasagna

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  • Best Winter Pasta Recipes To Try
  • Walnut, Mushroom, Sausage Meatballs, and Crispy Sage Pasta
  • Pumpkin Seed Pesto Pasta
  • Winter Squash Carbonara with Broccoli Rabe and Sage
  • Sage Pumpkin Pasta Bake
  • Butternut Squash Pasta Hash
  • Roasted Fall Veggie Pasta
  • Butternut Squash Penne with Chicken and Fried Sage
  • Pumpkin Spinach Walnut Spaghetti
  • 5-Ingredient Butternut Squash Arugula and Goat Cheese Pasta
  • Brussels Sprout Pasta with Lemon Cream Sauce
  • Wild Mushroom Pasta with Butter and Orange
  • Gnocchi with Squash, Kale, and Sausage
  • Tortellini with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce
  • Creamy Mushroom Pasta
  • Crispy Brussels Sprouts Creamy Parmesan Risotto
  • Roasted Asparagus and Mushroom Carbonara
  • Loaded Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
  • Brown Butter Pasta with Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts
  • Sausage Pumpkin Pasta
  • Turmeric Sweet Potato Pasta Salad
  • Vegan Butternut Squash Mac-n-Cheese
  • Butternut Squash Penne with Chicken and Fried Sage
  • Butternut Squash, Gruyere, and White Cheddar Mac and Cheese
  • Bacon, Sage, and Butternut Squash Lasagna

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