Pasta recipes are ideal for a quick, easy midweek meal. Use meat, vegetables or seafood to create super tasty pasta recipes you can enjoy tonight
Pasta recipes are family favourites and midweek staples as they are easy to scale up and down as you require, and they take no time at all to throw together. When you’re short on time but fancy something delicious, take inspiration from our pasta recipes and creat something delightful tonight.
John Torode’s purple sprouting broccoli linguine is so simple to make and is ready in just 15 minutes!
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This courgette and hazelnut orecchiette with mozzarella recipe is a delicious meat-free pasta recipe.
Everyone loves this classic, carbonara recipe which is usually made with pancetta, but it’s also a good way to use up any leftover ham.
Pea and asparagus open ravioli is surprisingly easy to make and a great, light supper or lunch. It also looks really stunning so you could easily serve it to lunch guests!
This meat-free squash and ricotta cannelloni with taleggio recipe will be a huge hit with everyone. For strict vegetarians, ensure the cheeses are veggie too.
This king prawn and peppadew linguine recipe is such a quick recipe that packs a real punch. If you like chilli, go for the hot Peppadews – they have a great kick.
This rich pea and parmesan risotto recipe is a midweek staple that can be whipped up from storecupboard ingredients.
Once assembled this spinach and goats’ cheese ravioli with lemon and sage butter recipe can be chilled in the fridge overnight and boiled just before serving. If you wanted to freeze the pasta at this stage, simply boil from frozen expecting the ravioli to take an extra minute to rise to the surface of the pan.
This mozzarella & tomato risotto with basil recipe is a fabulous and filling vegetarian dish.
A punchy spaghetti Puttanesca pasta that can be put together in no time with storecupboard ingredients.
This quick and tasty crab, chilli and cherry tomato linguine dish is ready in under 20 minutes and the mix of the mild white crab meat with brown crab meat gives depth and a fresh flavour.
This trofie pasta with roasted red onions and goats’ recipe is packed full of eclectic flavours. The sweetness of the red onions compliments the creamy flavour of the goats cheese.
Though it takes longer to cook than your average slow-cooked pork parpadelle recipe, the finished product is well worth the wait! The tenderness of the slow-cooked pork makes a mouth-watering texture, and a fantastic flavour.
With pasta dishes, less is almost always more. Using only very few ingredients and requiring minimal prep, this conchiglie with squash and sage recipe is one of the best.
A few simple ingredients can be turned into a rich pasta dish that is just perfect for entertaining. You don’t need a huge bowl of this seafood linguine recipe.
Gorgonzola adds a refreshingly different note to this tagliatelle with gorgonzola and toasted walnuts. It’s a really quick, easy dish that makes a great midweek meal.
You could add summer beans to this motori pasta with tenderstem broccoli and anchovies recipe and serve it with lashings of fresh Parmesan cheese, too – gorgeous!
Lasagne is a great recipe to make when you are catering for a crowd. It is easy to make and this mushroom and prosciutto lasagne recipe doesn’t require a time-consuming meat ragù, which makes it particularly quick. Perfect for entertaining and dinner parties.
This conchiglie with chorizo chickpeas and roasted butternut squash recipe is the ultimate comfort food, though contains fewer calories than you might expect.
This herby lemon chicken & chorizo and pasta salad recipe makes a delicious and easy dish which is perfect for dinner with friends.