11 Colorful Pasta Recipes Perfect for Christmas Dinner (PHOTOS)

lasagneIf you're having a big crowd for Christmas dinner you may be struggling to come up with a dish that will wow everyone -- especially if the majority of your guests are those tiny but tough food critics: kids.  

Well, stop worrying! We've found 11 delicious and delightfully-colorful pasta dishes that are sure to please even the most discriminating palates at the kiddie table. And bonus: This way, you can enjoy your meal and eggnog in peace without trying to bribe your toddler to sample ham or turkey. Plus, it’s different and fun!

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These visually stunning dishes, like the gorgeous lasagne pictured above, are chock full of both red and green and can be served on their own, as first courses, or even as tempting sides. Check out our slideshow and then tell us: Do you have a go-to pasta recipe that's perfect for Christmas? 

 

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