18 Super Satisfying Fusilli Pasta Recipes

18 Super Satisfying Fusilli Pasta Recipes

If you love springs as much as we do, you need these fusilli pasta recipes in your life.

Fusilli is the lovable corkscrew shape you might know as “spirals” or “rotini.” It’s not just a fun and quirky pasta shape, but a versatile cut that can stand up to even the thickest pasta sauces (just be sure to cook it to that ideal al dente texture.) Fusilli pasta boasts twists and grooves that are perfect for capturing creamy sauces, hearty ragùs, small ingredients and everything in between.

These spiral-shaped noodles are a pasta for all seasons. In the summer, fusilli is ready to dazzle your picnic pasta salads, whether they’re presented in olive oil or a creamy mayo dressing. In the colder months, choose fusilli to star in baked pasta dishes and even soups. When the flowers bloom, you can find fusilli going green with a fragrant basil pesto sauce. Fusilli shines in fall with creamy sauces of butternut squash and sage. Truly, there is nothing this corkscrew pasta can’t do!

Whether you’re looking for an easy weeknight dinner, a picnic perfect pasta salad or a pasta shape to take on your hearty Sunday Sauce, fusilli is ready to shine in all of your favorite pasta dishes. Don’t forget to show us what you cook up! Tag us on social media with the hashtag #DeLalloEats and show us your favorite fusilli pasta recipes!

Fusilli pasta in a rustic tomato sauce.

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This fusilli pasta recipe turns your favorite hot party dip into an unforgettable weeknight dinner. Earthy spinach and tender artichokes come together in a garlicky, buttery creamy cheese sauce. If you’re looking for a baked pasta dish to impress a crowd, look no further than this one.

Take the rich and decadent Alfredo pasta sauce out of your dreams and bring it down to earth in this healthy take on the beloved classic. You aren’t going to believe how smooth and creamy Cannellini beans can make your pasta sauce. This fusilli pasta recipe is super satisfying without the guilt!

The trick to a great pasta salad is to cook pasta to that signature al dente texture—a little tender, a little yielding to the bite. This fusilli pasta salad is summery, colorful and brimming with some of your favorite Mediterranean flavors: briny olives, tangy-sweet pickled peppers, and nutty Parmigiano-Reggiano.

This fusilli pasta recipe is ready to warm up your kitchen this weekend. A slow-simmered, from-scratch pasta sauce is the perfect way to enjoy your favorite corkscrew-shaped pasta. You don’t have to wait for a holiday or special occasion to enjoy this tasty pasta dish.

With a 30-minute cook time and a boat load of your favorite Italian ingredients, this fusilli pasta recipe isn’t just delicious, but also easy to whip up. We bring together chewy, smoky-sweet sun-dried tomatoes with zesty Italian sausage, Parmesan cheese, fragrant fennel and fresh herbs. One for the recipe box!

This colorful fusilli pasta recipe really packs a punch. Inspired by the bright and herbaceous flavors of spring, this pasta dish features our hearty Whole-Wheat Fusilli Pasta with fresh garlic and herbs, sweet green peas, tangy citrus and savory Pecorino Romano cheese. Serve it up meatless entrée, as a side dish or as a complement to salmon, chicken or shrimp.

You are one pan and 30 minutes of cook time away from an exceptional weeknight dinner starring the lovable corkscrew-shaped pasta, fusilli. This sweet and smoky sun-dried tomato cream sauce is easier than you think when you pick up a jar of our Simply Pesto® Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Pesto Sauce.

Sweet fragrant basil pesto, sautéed zucchini and savory pancetta star in this must-try fusilli pasta recipe. These fun springy noodles shine in more than just cream sauces and ragùs. Fusilli can be prepared with chunky veggies and olive oil or pesto to create summery pasta recipes using up your garden’s harvest.

These springy fusilli noodles were born in Southern Italy—the home of fiery and robust cuisine. This spicy fusilli pasta recipe pays homage to its roots with a tangy tomato pasta sauce featuring your favorite Italian peppers, the Calabrian chili pepper.

This fusilli pasta recipe features the briny, tart, tangy, smoky, sweet flavors of your favorite picks from the olive bar. The combination of pickled goodies and crisp, fresh veggies are what make this pasta salad a hit. We love the contrast of flavors and textures and know you will too.

You only need 6 ingredients to create a winning spicy fusilli pasta salad. Sometimes the beauty of a great recipe lies in its simplicity and that is certainly true of this cold pasta perfection. Smoky-sweet roasted broccoli florets is the surprising ingredient you didn’t know you were missing.

If you’re bored of the same pasta salad recipe every year, this fusilli pasta salad is ready to swoop in and shake things up. What if we told you that you can prepare a colorful and delicious pasta salad with just 5 ingredients? For a gluten-free pasta salad, swap out our traditional semolina fusilli for our Gluten-Free Fusilli Pasta.

This family-friendly fusilli pasta recipe is an irresistible cheesy chicken masterpiece. Done in just 30 minutes, you can enjoy a fulfilling, no-fuss weeknight dinner on even the busiest days. We love it with our heart-healthy whole-wheat pasta.

This is no ordinary pasta salad. Be the talk of the backyard barbecue with this loaded pasta salad featuring a creamy roasted red pepper dressing, crispy bell peppers, tart Calamata olives, grilled artichokes and juicy cherry tomatoes. A versatile pasta dish, this one can be served up warm or cold.

This fusilli pasta recipe proves that you can have the best of both worlds: an indulgent comfort food that is both tasty and healthy. You heard us right! Only wholesome ingredients go into this unforgettable carbonara: crushed garlic, savory pancetta, fresh basil, Parmesan cheese and our Gluten-Free Fusilli Pasta.

For a tasty fusilli pasta recipe that doubles as an easy weeknight meal, this creamy veggie-loaded pasta dish is for you. Sweet sun-dried tomatoes, pesto sauce and Parmesan cheese are at the heart of this flavorful cream sauce.

Juicy chicken breasts, Parmesan cheese, fresh herbs and twirly fusilli pasta come together in our rich and robust Pomodoro Fresco Marinara Sauce for an easy-to-make, easy-to-love pasta dinner. Springy fusilli noodles are the perfect cut for capturing the best of every bite.