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Pasta is a great thrifty way to bulk up meals. Try our favourite cheap and cheerful pasta dishes and keep hungry tummies at bay!
Cheap, quick and easy pasta
Pasta is so versatile and wonderful as a thrifty supper.
Macaroni cheese is a childhood classic. The Gruyère, mustard and parsley give this old favourite an up to date flavour makeover
A super simple dish that even kids can make! Ideal for packed lunches.
Sausages and pasta in a chilli tomato sauce is a cheap and easy midweek meal that's sure to satisfy everyone.
Cheap, simple, and utterly tasty, this pasta dish is an ideal quick supper for friends.
A quick and easy pasta dish perfect for a light midweek meal.
A meaty, cheesey pasta dish that's a good budget recipe.
The sardines in this pasta recipe are a great source of omega-3, and go beautifully with a hint of chilli and the tartness from the lemon.
A quick, light Italian pasta supper suitable for vegetarians.
It makes a change to open up sausages and crumble up the meat inside, and it works really well in this pasta sauce. The fennel seeds add a lovely slightly aniseed flavour to the sauce.
This quick pasta dish is the perfect week night supper – speedy, scrumptious and comforting
This tuna pasta recipe is so easy, you could even make it over a campfire using just one pan.
If you’re putting bacon pieces into pasta or a risotto, don’t buy expensive rashers or cubes. Ask the butcher for off-cuts to save money for this delicious linguine recipe.
More Italian ideas
Basil is perfect in pastas, soups and sauces, or add it to a salad for a fresh summer flavour. Try some of these recipes with basil.
Want to make pasta like an Italian? Follow our easy recipes for pasta.
Quick to cook, easy on the wallet and flipping tasty, these pasta recipes cost from less than £1 a head and will guarantee you clean plates all round
Pizza, pasta, perfection. Here are 10 of our favourite Italian recipes for vegetarians.
With all those fancy pasta shapes on the shelves, the old favourite tends to get overlooked.
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