Twirl it up!
The pasta-bilities are endless when it comes to incorporating your favorite noodles, elbows and shells (and don’t forget zoodles) with delicious seafood. Whether paired with savory sauce or covered in gooey cheese, pasta + seafood = the perfect combination.
We’ve put together 10 tasty seafood pasta recipes that are great for busy weeknights, family get-togethers or make-ahead lunches. Craving crab? We’ve got an easy pesto pasta loaded with veggies. In the mood for something light and refreshing in the summer heat? This spicy salmon pasta salad will be your new go-to. Want to indulge? You can’t go wrong with mac and cheese that’s loaded with sweet shrimp and crab meat.
With plenty of options to choose from, you’ll have no problem meeting the U.S. Dietary Guidelines to eat two seafood meals every week. Decades of studies show that regularly eating seafood twice can help boost brain health in children and brain, heart and eye health as we age. Plus, research shows that diets in rich in seafood, like the Mediterranean diet, may help us live longer.
So, get ready to twirl it up and enjoy your next pasta-seafood night! Enjoy these versatile, budget-friendly, quick and easy-to-make seafood dishes with your kiddos or make it an extra special date night dinner.
Pasta and tuna lovers can enjoy this hearty and flavorful combo of seafood and spaghetti. Best part? It’s really easy to make and it’s healthy!
Seafood Mac and Cheese
Tender macaroni in a 3-cheese sauce, loaded with shrimp and crab meat.
Anchovy Pasta with Parmesan Breadcrumbs
Enjoy white fish cooked in a white wine and anchovy garlic sauce, tossed on top of your favorite pasta. Top with parmesan and breadcrumbs!
Spaghetti with Mussels, Clams & Shrimp
Shellfish lovers rejoice! This pasta dish is sure to be a new fan favorite.
Pan Fried Lemon Butter Fish
Perfectly seasoned fish comes together with a spaghetti, lemon, butter and parsley combination that’s out of this world.
Spicy Salmon Pasta Salad
Get your creamy pasta fix with the added bonus of some yummy protein, healthy fats, fiber and lots of greens!
Seafood and Ricotta Stuffed Shells
These seafood stuffed shells are sure to be a hit in your household. Make pasta night a family affair this week!
Crawfish Pasta For One
Dig into this rich and creamy New Orleans inspired seafood recipe that’s ready in under 30 minutes.
Grab the crab [crab emoji] for this delicious combination of pasta, pesto, mushrooms and tomatoes.
Keto Pad Thai
Craving Thai food? This shrimp pad Thai recipe has ALL the flavors with NONE of the carbs from rice noodles.