Pasta is a popular meal choice for many families because it’s easy-to-make and relatively inexpensive. Adding seafood to any pasta dish will turn an ordinary meal into a mouth-watering, satisfying dinner. If you’re looking to spice up your pasta dishes with seafood, consider one of the seven recipes below.

Each recipe below is simple to throw together and great for leftovers. Check out the recipes below and make meal planning easy and convenient each week!

1. Creamy Parmesan Risotto with Seared Scallops

A creamy and filling meal is basically defined by pasta! This risotto dish with scallops is the perfect start for someone just getting into seafood. Scallops aren’t too fishy and have a texture consistent with any other meat you may add to a pasta dish. Photos By: Ahead of Thyme

2. Seafood Gratin Pasta Bake 

Mmmm, this dish is definitely one of those guilty pleasures your family will definitely enjoy.  It is packed with cheesy goodness and has your seafood favorites all throughout this pasta bake. Photos By: Recipe Tin Eats


3. Crab Spaghetti with Lemon Gremolata 

Who said spaghetti has to be with tomato sauce? With a little chardonnay and parmesan, how could this dish be a failure? The answer is, it absolutely couldn’t. Photos By: Foodie Crush

4. One Pot Lemon Garlic Cream Ravioli with Shrimp and Asparagus

The only thing better than pasta is stuffed pasta. And this ravioli is taken to yet another level with the added shrimp and fresh green peas. Photos By: Carl’s Bad Cravings

5. Creamy Mozzarella Shrimp Pasta

This cheesy pasta is topped off with some herbs that take the flavor of this dish from great to incredible. With a sauce like this, you won’t want to eat anything else for supper tonight! Photos By: Julia’s Album

6. Mussels Over Linguine with Garlic Butter Sauce 

Want to make a super fancy looking meal tonight in celebration of a birthday or milestone? This meal definitely delivers that desirable “wow” factor with an incredible flavor to boot. Photos By: Kitchen Swagger

7. Summer Tomato and Salmon Pasta

This pasta dish is the ultimate summer meal you can prepare for your friends to help them ease into the weekend on a Friday night. How delicious does this look?! I think it’s my favorite one on the list. Photos By: Krumpli


Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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