BENICIA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- October marks National Pasta Month, a month-long excuse to indulge in one of America's most beloved foods. Despite the growing popularity of paleo and ketogenic diets, people in the U.S. still turn to pasta as one of their go-to comfort foods, consuming over 6 billion pounds of pasta every year1. In honor of National Pasta Month, Three Bridges, makers of premium refrigerated pastas and sauces, shares seasonal recipes to celebrate the simple joys of gathering around a plateful of pasta.
"There are so many ways to celebrate National Pasta Month, from experimenting with seasonal ingredients to putting a modern spin on a classic recipe," said Chef Craig Schauffel, vice president of research and culinary innovation at Three Bridges. "Start with simple, honest ingredients and then add your twist to enjoy fresh pasta dishes all month long."
Here are a few tasty recipes from Three Bridges to help you get started:
- One-Pot Organic Fettuccine with Cherry Tomato and Basil— Ready in 15 minutes, this one-pot recipe combines the classic flavors of cherry tomatoes, basil, garlic and red pepper flakes for a simple and delicious dinner the whole family will love.
- Butternut Squash Ravioli Lasagna with Spinach Bake—Trade out traditional lasagna noodles and layer in fresh spinach and Butternut Squash Ravioli to add fall flavor and loads of nutrition.
- Spinach and Cheese Tortellini with Smoked Sausage Stew— Nothing says fall quite like a warm and hearty stew featuring Spinach & Cheese Tortellini, savory smoked sausage, onion, diced tomatoes and chilies.
- Buffalo Chicken Creamy Cheddar Mac & Cheese Casserole—With football season in full-swing, this cheesy casserole combining spicy buffalo chicken and Three Bridges Creamy Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese is a game-day must. No matter which team you're rooting for, this recipe will be the real winner of the game.
Three Bridges better-for-you pastas (SRP $3.99 - $4.99) and sauces (SRP $4.99) are available nationwide, including Safeway and Albertson's stores. For more information or to locate a nearby store, visit www.ThreeBridges.com.
About Three Bridges
As the leading maker of fresh, refrigerated pastas and sauces, Three Bridges is on a mission to innovate the refrigerated case with foods that are simple, honest, and better for you. Three Bridges' deliciously accessible and easy-to-prepare pastas and sauces are always made from premium natural ingredients and contain no artificial ingredients, preservatives, fillers or hormones. Providing a palate-pleasing break from boring meals, Three Bridges delivers what people most enjoy about good food – real, quality ingredients and incredible taste – without the guilt or fuss.
For additional information, please visit us online www.ThreeBridges.com.
1"Use Your Noodle," North Dakota Wheat Commission
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