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25 Comforting Fall Pasta Recipes You'll Love

September 29, 2023
Amelia [Writer]

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Indulge in the cozy warmth of the season with our collection of 25 Comforting Fall Pasta Recipes. From the beloved classic, lasagna, to the pillowy delights of gnocchi, and even mouthwatering cheesy pasta bakes, this fall pasta roundup has all your favorite autumn pasta dishes covered

25 Comforting Fall Pasta Recipes You'll Love

Fall has officially arrived, and it's time to fully embrace the art of comfort food with 25 Comforting Fall Pasta Recipes You'll Love. What could be cozier than a hearty bowl of fall pasta? Whether you're in the mood for a rich bolognese, velvety alfredo, layers of creamy lasagna, delicate ravioli, or pillowy gnocchi, we've got something to satisfy every craving. Our pasta recipes spotlight the best of fall produce and pack a protein punch, ensuring that every bite overflows with savory goodness! Loaded with plenty of dairy-free, gluten-free & vegan pasta options for everyone!

Image of roundup of pasta recipes.

Fall Pasta Recipe Roundup

I'm pretty sure we can all agree that pasta holds a special place in our hearts, especially during the fall season. I love creating these 'roundup style' posts for y'all it's an absolute joy-- As it means I get to take a stroll or (more like scroll Haha.) down memory lane, revisiting all the downright delicious pasta dishes I've shared over the years. And if you're craving more fall recipe inspiration beyond the realm of pasta, don't forget to explore my collection of the 30 Best Warm + Cozy Fall Recipes

In this special collection of 25 Comforting Fall Pasta Recipes You'll Love I've put my heart into handpicking the timeless classics that our readers like you have come to cherish, and I've also included some irresistible new recipes from this year that we all couldn't get enough of that are perfect for fall!

I've personally sorted them into several mouthwatering categories, ensuring you can effortlessly pinpoint the perfect fall dish that suits your cravings. Explore our pasta, ravioli + tortellini, pasta bakes, lasagna, and gnocchi all waiting to wrap you in warmth, comfort, and hearty goodness!

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Fall Pasta Dishes

Let's start with our beloved classic pasta recipes, featuring all-time favorites like penne, fettuccini, rigatoni, and more. These dishes are bathed in creamy, fall-inspired flavors that are sure to make your taste buds dance with delight.

Vegan Pasta With Creamy Cajun Pumpkin Sauce.

CREAMY CAJUN PUMPKIN ALFREDO PASTA [VEGAN]

This Creamy Vegan Cajun Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta is the perfect way to enjoy a good plate of comforting pasta for the entire family in the Fall season. It comes completely loaded with pumpkin flavor married with bold + spicy flavors, and of course with the amazing texture of long-ribbon pasta! All Dairy-free + Vegan. Gluten-free option.

Plate of Lemon Brown Butter Pasta. Vegan pasta option.

LEMON BROWN BUTTER PASTA

This Lemon Brown Butter Pasta is based with a light lemon-brown butter sauce and topped with lemon-herb breadcrumbs and finished with delicious freshly-grated parmesan. An easy, quick family-friendly meal for any night of the week---both kid and adult-approved. Vegan + Gluten-free options.

Wooden spoon scooping Spicy Brown Butter Pumpkin Rigatoni out of a skillet. Vegan pasta option.

SPICY BROWN BUTTER PUMPKIN RIGATONI

Make the creamiest Spicy Brown Butter Pumpkin Rigatoni made with a pumpkin-cream sauce, herbs + spices, brown butter, chopped kale, parmesan, and a bit of spice for dinner tonight. Dairy-Free and Gluten-free options.

Plate of Braised Steak Ragu with Pappardelle

BRAISED STEAK RAGU WITH PAPPARDELLE

Enjoy the perfect pasta night with this simple and comforting Braised Steak Ragu with Pappardelle. This easy beef ragu recipe the ideal family dinner, providing warmth and deliciousness without any hassle! Gluten-free + Dairy-free option.

Creamy Vegan Pasta with Sweet Potato In A Skillet

CREAMY VEGAN SWEET POTATO PASTA SKILLET

This Creamy Vegan Sweet Potato Pasta Skillet recipe is the epitome of a deliciously easy weeknight dinner! Jam-packed with loads of vegan cheesy umami-flavor the whole family will love! It's such a delicious plant-based vegan pasta option. Gluten-free option.

Serving spoon stirring Copycat Velveeta Broccoli Mac and Cheese

COPYCAT VELVEETA BROCCOLI MAC + CHEESE

It wouldn't be right to have a pasta round-up post without some classic mac + cheese right? Make the best Copycat Velveeta Broccoli Mac and Cheese that’s creamy, delicious, and has hints of herby flavors. This one is definitely comfort food at its best! A true family favorite! Vegan + Gluten-Free options.

Creamy alfredo in a large red skillet with tongs.

WEEKNIGHT CREAMY CHICKEN ALFREDO

This Weeknight Creamy Chicken Alfredo is a beautiful rendition of a classic-----including all of the savory flavors! Perfect for the entire family. Meatless, Dairy-free + Gluten-free options.

Pan of Creamy Cajun Chicken Orzo

ONE SKILLET CREAMY CAJUN CHICKEN ORZO

Indulge in the flavors of this One Skillet Creamy Cajun Chicken Orzo---a guaranteed family staple! Using homemade cajun seasoning this decadent chicken dish comes together in a flash, making it perfect for a weeknight meal. Plus, you only need one skillet! Even the kids will love this creamy chicken! Dairy-free option.

Bowl of Rigatoni Meatball Soup

EASY FLAVORFUL RIGATONI MEATBALL SOUP

This Easy Flavorful Rigatoni Meatball Soup is tender vegan meatballs, veggies, and pasta, simmered to perfection in a warm, comforting soup perfect for the entire family! Slow Cooker, Vegan + Gluten-Free options.

Ravioli + Tortellini

Ravioli and tortellini, those adorable pillows and pockets of pure delight, have a special place in our hearts, don't they? Get ready to fall in love with these tiny parcels of joy all over again as we dive into some scrumptious fall-inspired recipes featuring these irresistible pasta gems

Bowl of creamy Tuscan tortellini soup with a spoon

CREAMY TUSCAN TORTELLINI SOUP

This Creamy Tuscan Tortellini Soup is sure to keep you warm and comforted throughout the cooler months of the year and you're guaranteed to be satisfied. A great weeknight option or weekend addition, this soup boasts of it’s major flavor factor. Slow Cooker, Vegan + Gluten-Free options.

Wooden spoon scopping Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta with Parmesan Garlic Sauce

ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH PASTA W/ PARMESAN GARLIC SAUCE

Elevate your weeknight dinners with this irresistible Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta w/ Parmesan Garlic Sauce recipe! It's the coziest bowl of Butternut Squash Pasta, perfect for satisfying your Italian + fall flavor cravings all in one delightful dish! Ready in only 30 minutes. Dairy-Free, Vegan, + Gluten-Free options.

Plate of vodka ravioli (without the vodka) and two forks. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

HUBBY’S DATE NIGHT VODKA RAVIOLI [WITHOUT THE VODKA]

A twist on traditional vodka pasta----this Hubby’s Date Night Vodka Ravioli [without the Vodka] is perfect for the entire family, but definitely incredible for date nights! Packed with bold, savory flavors, this pasta recipe is the perfect vegetarian option that is made with filling ravioli. Vegan + Gluten-free option.

Wooden spoon and ladle in a pot of Creamy Cajun Pumpkin Tortellini Soup. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

CREAMY CAJUN PUMPKIN TORTELLINI SOUP

Creamy Cajun Pumpkin Tortellini Soup-----a silky smooth texture and rich umami flavor makes this the perfect vegetarian soup for chilly Fall/winter nights or for meal prepping lunches! Vegan + Gluten-free option.

Pan of Tomato Kale Ravioli Bake. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

WEEKNIGHT TOMATO KALE RAVIOLI BAKE

A twist on traditional pasta bake----this Weeknight Tomato Kale Ravioli Bake is perfect for the entire family! Made with filling ravioli, roasted herb tomatoes, chunks of kale, and topped with well-seasoned tomato sauce, and generous amounts of freshly grated Mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese. Make ahead option.

Fall Pasta Bakes

Now, brace yourselves for the comforting, cheesy goodness that awaits as we explore a collection of heartwarming baked pasta dishes featuring ziti – the kind of comfort food that makes you feel right at home.

Baking pan of Spicy Pumpkin Pasta Bake

SPICY PUMPKIN PASTA BAKE

This hearty Spicy Pumpkin Pasta Bake dish is the epitome of a delicious, simple weeknight meal that comes jam-packed with loads of comforting Fall flavor and texture! Make ahead + Gluten-Free option.

Overhead shot of Meatless Baked Ziti with Ricotta and Mozzarella. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

MEATLESS BAKED ZITI WITH RICOTTA + MOZZARELLA

Looking for an easy weeknight dinner? Look no further than this Meatless Baked Ziti with Ricotta and Mozzarella. With creamy ricotta, roasted herb tomatoes, chunks of kale, and a well-seasoned tomato sauce, all topped with melty Mozzarella cheese. It's a simple yet satisfying, easy weeknight dinner that everyone will love! Make ahead + Gluten-Free option.

Two serving spoons in an oblong pan of Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells with Quinoa and Kale. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

BUTTERNUT SQUASH STUFFED SHELLS WITH QUINOA + KALE

This comforting Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells with Quinoa + Kale is a meatless dish that features ricotta, butternut squash, and quinoa in a savory tomato sauce stuffed in jumbo shells and baked to crispy perfection.

Fall Gnocchi Favorites

Fall-inspired, delicious gnocchi dishes--here to delight your taste buds with these fluffy little potato pillows. Get ready to combine the cozy flavors of autumn with the irresistible comfort of gnocchi. These dishes promise a taste of pure fall bliss!

Up close shot of baked gnocchi with a spoon and drink. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

BAKED GARLIC CHICKEN BROCCOLI GNOCCHI

Discover the magic of this oven-baked Garlic Chicken Broccoli Gnocchi. This dish is an easy, one-pot kind of meal that serves for the entire family. Incredible garlicky and herb flavors matched with beautifully shredded chicken and broccoli for a nice bite! Meatless, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, + Make ahead options.

Closeup of Vegan Pasta Meat Sauce on Gnocchi. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

THE BEST VEGAN MEAT SAUCE + GNOCCHI

The Best Vegan Meat Sauce + Gnocchi is a great rendition of it's traditional counterpart------entirely rich, hearty, and vegetable-packed, this dinner is perfect for Meatless Monday or any night of the week for that matter! The perfect vegan pasta dish! Gluten-free option.

Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup. Up close shot of creamy soup in a brown wood bowl on a grey wood table with two gold spoon and side of bread. Vegan pasta option.

CREAMY GARLIC CHICKEN GNOCCHI SOUP

This Creamy Garlic Chicken Gnocchi Soup is better than Olive Garden. And is sure to keep you warm and comforted throughout the cooler months of the year and you're guaranteed to be satisfied. A great weeknight option or comforting weekend addition for the entire family. This soup boasts of it’s major flavor factor and comes loaded with tender, soft potato gnocchi, major garlic flavor, herbs + seasonings, chopped kale, and beautifully shredded chickenVegan + Gluten-Free options.

Plate of Creamy Tuscan 'Marry Me' Chicken with silverware. Vegan pasta option.

CREAMY TUSCAN 'MARRY ME' CHICKEN

Relish in the flavors of major Tuscan flavors with my Creamy Tuscan 'Marry Me' Chicken recipe! Using homemade Tuscan seasoning, heavy cream, sundried tomatoes. This decadent chicken dish comes together in a flash. Even the kids will love this creamy chicken! Dairy-free + Vegan options.

Closeup of Creamy Lemon Pesto Gnocchi with Broccoli being stirred with a spoon. Vegan pasta option.

CREAMY LEMON PESTO GNOCCHI WITH BROCCOLI

This Creamy Lemon Pesto Gnocchi with Broccoli is sure to keep you comforted and satisfied throughout any season and it's guaranteed to be a hit. A great weeknight option or comforting weekend addition for the entire family, this creamy dish boasts of soft potato gnocchi, major lemon-y + pesto vibes, herbs + seasonings. Vegan + Gluten-Free options.

Fall Lasagna Recipes

When we think of creamy and comforting fall pasta recipes, the reigning champion has to be lasagna. It's the quintessential comfort food favorite, and it's no secret that it makes for the most delectable leftovers!

Bowl of Creamy White Chicken Lasagna Soup. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

CREAMY WHITE CHICKEN LASAGNA SOUP

This Creamy White Chicken Lasagna Soup is sure to keep you warm and comforted throughout the cooler months of the year. You're guaranteed to be satisfied. It comes loaded with shredded chicken and lasagna noodles. Plus seasonings + herbs, chopped kale, and bold cheesy goodness, and an optional candied bacon topping! Slow Cooker, Vegan + Gluten-Free options.

Half-served Meatless Pumpkin Lasagna in a skillet. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

MEATLESS PUMPKIN SKILLET LASAGNA

This Fall-inspired Meatless Pumpkin Skillet Lasagna has classic lasagna flavors with a roasted tomato sauce and delightful pumpkin-ricotta filling!

Bowl of Vegan Pasta Lasagna Soup with spoon. Part of the fall pasta recipes roundup.

DELICIOUS VEGAN LASAGNA SOUP

Indulge in the heartwarming embrace of our Delicious Vegan Lasagna Soup. A comforting vegan pasta companion to see you through the chillier months. This soup boasts an explosion of flavors. Gluten-Free + Slow Cooker options.

That's A Wrap On This Comforting Fall Pasta Recipes Roundup!

Well, my friends, that wraps up our delightful Comforting Fall Pasta Recipes Roundup! With these scrumptious options at your fingertips, I'm certain you'll stumble upon a new pasta love or rediscover an old flame. May your kitchen be a haven of warm, cozy aromas, and may you find pure joy in crafting these fall pasta dishes!

More Cozy Fall Recipes To Try

So if you loved this roundup of Comforting Fall Pasta Recipes then be sure to check out more of my fall-inspired recipes!

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