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5 Perfect Pasta Recipes for Spring

Give pasta night a seasonal spin with our freshest recipes, sponsored by IKEA®
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Step aside, tulips, daisies and daffodils. Make room for spring’s true garden stars: crisp asparagus, crunchy carrots and sweet peas. With warmer temperatures comes a rainbow of veggies and host of fresh ingredients. So deck out your next pasta dish with the finest flavors of the season, whether you prefer a twirled forkful of linguine or a bowlful of cheesy ravioli.

Colorful pastas deserve a presentation to match. Be sure to serve your dishes in unique tableware that adds personality and a pop of color to your spread. Here are seven ways to add zest to your next pasta night, with help from our partner, IKEA®.

1 Carrot Top

This vibrant recipe is the ultimate carrot trifecta: pickled carrots, carrot pesto and fresh carrot tops. A generous sprinkle of Parmesan creates an even earthier linguine feast.

2 Pop of Color

PARTNER CONTENTPresent your favorite spring pasta recipes in IKEA® bowls and plates with plenty of character, intricate details and a variety of seasonal shades.

3 Peas, Please

Put some spring in your step with a savory pea shoot pesto and tender cavatelli. The bright lemon and spicy chile flakes give the pesto an extra kick.

4 Mac and Cheese Makeover

Add Austrian inspiration to your spring menu with spaetzle, or egg noodles. With Gruyère, asparagus, herbs and peas, this dish is both rich and zingy.

5 All in the Details

PARTNER CONTENTElevate your dining experience by adding details to your spread—a stylish tablecloth from IKEA® is a colorful, vibrant foundation for any springtime meal.

6 Light and Bright

Trade your cheese–stuffed ravioli for a sweet pea purée. The pillows of pasta pair nicely with chunks of luscious lobster and lobster stock.

7 Hello, Springtime

Gather your garden greens and whip up this easy orecchiette with spicy sausage, asparagus and a touch of lemon zest. Watch the video.

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