See our top 20 pasta recipes, including oozing pasta bakes, an easy spaghetti bolognese recipe and chicken pasta.
See our top 20 pasta recipes to make at home, including oozing pasta bakes, an easy spaghetti bolognese recipe and chicken pasta.
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With only six ingredients, including salmon fillet and frozen peas, this salmon tagliatelle is the perfect option when you’re looking for something speedy for dinner.
This vegetarian Woman’s Weekly recipe serves 1, so it’s ideal as a solo supper when the kids are out for the evening. Alternatively, you can easily double or even quadruple the portions to feed the whole family.
Aubergines are in season in September, and on offer in some of the supermarkets, so it’s a great time to try this beef and aubergine rigatoni bake from Tana Ramsay.
Spaghetti and meatballs is a firm family favourite – and this version is so simple to make from scratch, you can get the kids to help you too! This tasty dish is perfect as an after-school treat – add a sprinkle of grated Parmesan and you’re ready to serve.
Get the recipe: Spaghetti and meatballs
When the evenings are drawing in, there are few things more comforting than a hearty pasta bake. This vegetarian meal uses lots of storecupboard ingredients so you can always have a filling, healthy dish on standby.
Get the recipe: Baked vegetable pasta
Sometimes the simplest recipes are the most delicious. This easy peasy pasta takes just 15 minutes to prepare and only uses a handful of ingredients – fab if you’re feeding a crowd on a budget.
Get the recipe: Spaghetti with chilli and herbs
Looking for a way to get extra veggies into the kids? Look no further! Cutting leeks and peppers into strips blends them seamlessly with tagliatelle, for a colourful, nutritious dinner that’s on the table in just 20 minutes.
Get the recipe: Leek and pepper tagliatelle
Want to know a secret about this protein-packed pasta? Although you might not think it from the generous portion size, it’s actually a Slimming World recipe!
It’s the season for squash, and this butternut penne is a great recipe to welcome the new-season veg. Sweet butternut is the perfect partner for sharp, tangy goat’s cheese – tossed with a few sage leaves, this pasta is a real taste of autumn.
Get the recipe: Butternut and cheese penne
A hot, bubbling lasagne is our ultimate comfort food, but it’s easy to get bored with the standard mince-and-sauce filling. This version combines Parma ham and earthy mushrooms for a posh take on this classic.
Sweet potato AND pasta? It works, trust us! This tummy-filler is a real winner with kids and adults alike – and it works out at just 198 calories per serving, so you can enjoy your double-carb guilt free.
Get the recipe: Sweet potato pasta
Another of our scrumptious pasta bakes, this easy recipe makes the most of the last of the seasonal courgettes. With the addition of smoky bacon and spicy chilli, it’s a tasty dish the whole family will gobble down in minutes.
If you like shepherd’s pie and you like macaroni cheese, you’ll love this macaroni shepherd’s pie. With a layer of creamy cheesy pasta on top of rich tomato mince, this baked pasta is a guaranteed hit with the kids and the grown ups – don’t expect any leftovers!
Culinary queen Mary isn’t just a dab hand with cakes – she’s also got loads of great ideas for savoury dishes too, and this butternut squash lasagne is one of her best. Serve with salad and crusty garlic bread.
Get the recipe: Mary Berry’s butternut squash lasagne
Regardless of the weather, you can’t go wrong with a big plate of spag bol – and it’s so much better made from scratch. Leave the sauce to cook for as long as you can possibly stand – the longer it simmers away, the richer the flavours become.
Get the recipe: Spaghetti bolognese
Who doesn’t love a good mac ‘n’ cheese? With a rich, creamy sauce and plenty of crispy cheese on top, this naughty but oh-so-nice pasta dish is one of our all-time favourites. Serve smaller portions with salad on the side if you’re in need of a lighter meal.
Whether you’re catering for vegetarian dinner guests or just fancy having a meat-free Monday, give Mary Berry’s mushroom and spinach cannelloni a go this month. It only takes 10 minutes preparation, and then you can sit back while it bakes to a delicious golden brown.
Get the recipe: Mary Berry’s mushroom and spinach cannelloni
Slimming World has done it again with this tasty pasta salad with just enough bacon to keep things interesting. The basic recipe serves two, but double up and you’ll have lots of lovely leftovers for lunchboxes the next day.
Always been a bit intimidated by carbonara? Fear not! We’ve got a brand new video recipe to show you exactly what to do every step of the way. With just a handful of basic ingredients and 15 minutes prep time, you’ll be a carbonara master before you know it.
Get the recipe: How to make classic carbonara
Summer holidays may have been and gone, but you can still tuck into a delicious taste of Spain thanks to this smoky chicken and chorizo pasta. Simple to make and cost-effective to boot, there’s a reason this meal wins our top spot time and time again – try it for yourself, you won’t be disappointed!
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