7 Summer Pastas

summer pasta recipes

This summer, lighten up. Well, lighten up your pasta dishes, that is. Enjoy the flavors of the season in these seven light and tasty summer pasta recipes. Feel satisfied with great summer produce and easy to find ingredients. And the best part is, most of these recipes are easy to make leaving more time to enjoy the outdoors with your friends and family.

Try out these recipe ideas for more ways to enjoy the summer season: Aunt Lucy’s Perfect Pasta Salad, Chicken, Ranch and Parmesan Packets, Black Bean Quinoa and Citrus Summer Salad, Sweet Berry and Goat Cheese Bruschetta.


Uncle Vinny's Light Lemon Pasta: Light and lemony this pasts dish is a soon-to-be family favorite. The light lemon flavor makes it refreshing for the summer heat.

Light Summer Shrimp and Arugula Pasta:Tantalize your taste buds with this super simple, and delicious pasta recipe. The spicy Arugula and creamy feta cheese work wonders in this shrimp and pasta dish.

Summer Chicken Pasta: Enjoy this easy-to-make meal when the temperatures rise. Greek olives, feta and Parmesan cheese and Roma tomatoes gives this dish a Mediterranean flair.

Creamy Pasta with Summer Vegetables
: Capitalize on summer’s fresh produce for this tasty summertime supper. Tomatoes, zucchini and peppers star in this garden fresh entrée. Try this veggie-filled recipe after you hit the farmer’s market.

Easy Summer Pasta: Juicy tomatoes and olives are the highlight of this effortless meal.  This oh-so-easy dish will be a hit with adults and kids alike. Serve with tasty garlic bread and maybe a scoop of sorbet for dessert.

Bow Ties with Tomatoes, Herbs and Lemon: Wonderfully refreshing and quick and easy.  Enjoy this recipe at your next family dinner.  This less than 30 minute meal will leave you time to enjoy the warm summer nights while still having a gourmet dinner.

Summer Herb Fettuccine: Create a rich, flavorful pasta the whole family will enjoy with this recipe. The more herbs you use the more complex this dish will be. Try adding what you love to make it yours. 

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