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10 Pasta Dishes With Just 5 Ingredients

The days are getting longer and it’s warming up which means I want to be outside with my kids, not slaving away in the kitchen. But we gotta eat and we don’t do take out. So I’m becoming a minimalist; minimal ingredients, simple dishes. And since I don’t plan on sacrificing flavor I’m turning to a few Asian and Italian recipes. Keep reading for 10 of our favorites…

  • Peanut Noodles 1 of 10
    Peanut Noodles
    This recipe calls for regular ol' wheat spaghetti that you transform into peanutty asian noodles.
    Get the recipe Peanut noodles at Prevention
  • Lemon Pepper Pasta 2 of 10
    Lemon Pepper Pasta
    Simple and delicious. The recipe would go perfectly with a green salad.
    Get the recipe for lemon pepper pasta
  • Asian Noodle Bowls with Steak and Snow Peas 3 of 10
    Asian Noodle Bowls with Steak and Snow Peas
    This may look complex, but you will have it ready and on the table in less than 30 minutes.
    Get the recipe Asian noodle bowls with steak and snow peas Martha Stewart
  • Lemon Pepper Papparadelle with Chicken and Leeks 4 of 10
    Lemon Pepper Papparadelle with Chicken and Leeks
    Ok, this recipe calls for more like 8 ingredients, but 2 of those are oils for sautéing. This recipe is just too good and too easy not to include.
    Get the recipe for lemon pepper papparadelle with chicken and leeks
  • 3 Ingredient Fettuccini Alfredo 5 of 10
    3 Ingredient Fettuccini Alfredo
    Only 3 ingredients, crazy! I say add some shrimp for a flavor and protein boost.
    Get the recipe for Asian noodle bowls with steak and snow peas Martha Stewart
  • Tortellini with Peas 6 of 10
    Tortellini with Peas
    Tortellini is one of my favorite pastas, my kids too. This is a dish the whole family would love (I would add some pancetta for a flavor sensation).
    Get the recipe for tortellini with peas Martha Stewart
  • 2 Minutes Noodles with Bok Choy & Oyster Sauce 7 of 10
    2 Minutes Noodles with Bok Choy & Oyster Sauce
    Anything with bok choy gets put on my must make list.
    Get the recipe for 2 minute noodles with bok choy & oyster sauce Zen Family Habits
  • Veggie Laksa 8 of 10
    Veggie Laksa
    Coconut milk based noodle soup. Can you say yum?
    Get the recipe for veggie laksa Zen Family Habits
  • Hokkien Noodles with Tofu 9 of 10
    Hokkien Noodles with Tofu
    A vegetarian option with the added protein from tofu. If you've never made these noodles, look for them in the refrigerator section near the won ton wrappers or use wheat spaghetti.
    Get the recipe for hokkien noodles with tofu Zen Family Habits
  • Honey & Soy Rice Noodles with Chicken & Lime 10 of 10
    Honey & Soy Rice Noodles with Chicken & Lime
    A wheat free noodle option recipe using rice noodles.
    Get the recipe honey & soy rice noodles with chicken & lime Zen Family Habits

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