Pasta recipes aren’t just a quick fix solution when you’re short on time, they’re perfect for a multitude of occasions – from a speedy lunch recipe, to a more elaborate dinner party main or even for taking with you to a picnic or barbecue. Whatever you’re after, we’ve got all your favourite pasta recipes and plenty more.
For a quick sophisticated lunch or supper, our prawn linguine with tomatoes and feta is ideal, as are our simple carbonara and pasta with broccoli and anchovies. But if you’re looking for something that’s going to impress, particularly at a dinner party, why not get things started with one of our homemade ravioli recipes.
For vegetarians, our spinach and goats’ cheese recipe is ideal, as this is a classic flavour combination that won’t fail to impress. If you want to try something slightly different then our smoked mackerel ravioli is the recipe for you. Dishing up around three or four of these ravioli makes for a wonderful starter that’s without a doubt going to wow your guests. They’ll really appreciate the effort you’ve gone to, but what they won’t know is how simple they were to make!
If you’re feeding a hungry family and are short on time during the week, then you should try our fusilli with sausage ragu – this is a really hearty dish and a big family favourite. Depending on how many people you’re cooking for you can easily scale up the portions for a bigger crowd. On the table in 45 minutes, this truly is a midweek dream and will quickly become one of your weekly staple recipes.
Whether you fancy a light, healthy pasta salad for lunch, or something more filling and warming for dinner, we’ve got a multitude of pasta recipes that will take the stress out of cooking and deliver time and time again.
John Torode's purple sprouting broccoli linguine is so simple to make and is ready in just 15 minutes!
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Delicious Pasta recipes
Pulled pork mac and cheese is a combination of our two favourite comfort foods, which makes it perfect for a gathering with friends
This tagliatelle with pesto and courgettes is the classic 'Pesto Pasta'...with a twist.
Trofie pasta salad with tomatoes and peppers is a pasta salad that won't wilt! Put it in a tupperware box and pack it for a picnic or serve up at a barbecue
Orecchiette pasta with nduja sauce is a spicy pasta recipe that's made with a fiery pork paste from Italy's Calabria and fresh tomatoes. So speedy and delicious!
A really good ragu takes a long time to cook. We’ve used a mix of beef and pork mince for more flavour – and fewer calories! The addition of milk in this recipe may sound weird, but it softens the texture of the mince.
Lobster mac and cheese is a really rich, indulgent version of macaroni cheese that the whole family will love. It's a really creamy, cheesy luxury
Butternut squash with orzo, sage and Parmesan makes a delicious takes on a risotto, make with orzo pasta instead of risotto rice
Pea and asparagus open ravioli is surprisingly simple to make and is ready in just minutes, plus it works as a starter or summery main
Cut down on carbs and get more of your 5-a-day by using courgette strands, or ‘courgetti’, to replace some of the pasta in this prawn pasta recipe
Impress your vegetarian guests with this open ravioli dish which looks tricky but is in fact simple to assemble
A twist on traditional Spanish paella. This dish can be cooked in a frying pan to serve 2 to 3