If you’re trying to find the words that potentially could make your current quarantine situation a little easier to stomach, here you go: easy pasta recipes. There’s something about being cooped up that calls for an abundance of comfort food, and nothing compares to a big bowl of cheesy baked ziti, lemony fussili, or soupy ramen.
All the pasta recipes below aren’t only easy to put to together, but they all use basic ingredients you most certainly have in your pantry or are easily affordable and accessible if you need to grab a thing or two during your next socially-distant supermarket run. (No crab and lobster linguini with fresh thyme here—one day, though!)
Keep reading to uncover 21 easy pasta recipes to make today, tomorrow, and—probably—the day after, too.