Pasta recipes

Our pasta recipes use all varieties including spaghetti, linguine, penne, ravioli, cannelloni and many more... discover your favourites here.

Pasta recipes
Basic pasta dough

Basic pasta dough

Can't make pasta? Course you can! all you'll ever need to make a basic pasta dough is here in Kate Belcher's recipe - it's a lot easier than you'd think.

Picchi-pacchi spaghetti with prawns and chilli

Picchi-pacchi spaghetti with prawns and chilli

This prawn pasta recipe uses fresh tomatoes, chilli and spring onions, and it's a Sicilian classic.

Spaghetti with avocado pesto

Spaghetti with avocado pesto

This pasta recipe looks basic, but it has an authentic Italian flavour. Avocado is a subtle addition to the pesto, while the dish is lifted by the chilli and lemon.

Spaghetti with chunky tapenade

Spaghetti with chunky tapenade

This storecupboard supper combined the robust flavours of anchovies, capers and black olives. For a variation, toss cherry tomatoes and pine nuts through the pasta.

Tuna, parsley and lemon spaghetti

Tuna, parsley and lemon spaghetti

This tuna pasta recipe is made with garlic, chilli and lemon It's a fresh dinner that's easy to make and ready in 20 minutes.

Spaghetti vongole

Spaghetti vongole

A classic Italian pasta dish, this spaghetti recipe is so easy to make and will be a big hit with family and friends alike.

Spicy sausage penne

Spicy sausage penne

Sausages and pasta in a chilli tomato sauce is a cheap and easy midweek meal that's sure to satisfy everyone.

Cherry tomato and chilli pasta

Cherry tomato and chilli pasta

This rustic, vegetarian pasta dish is so easy to prepare. It's also the perfect recipe to make in bulk and freeze.

Chicken arrabbiata penne

Chicken arrabbiata penne

This chicken pasta recipe with broccoli and tomatoes is a quick and easy dinner for any weeknight.

Pasta with sausages, fennel seed and mozzarella ragù

Pasta with sausages, fennel seed and mozzarella ragù

This cumberland sausage and mozzarella ragù from Debbie Major takes inspiration from the spicy Italian salsicce, which is traditionally used in this dish.

Creamy sausage pasta with watercress and chestnut pesto

Creamy sausage pasta with watercress and chestnut pesto

This quick sausage pasta recipe uses shortcut ingredients to ease midweek cooking.

Spicy sausage ravioli and wilted leaves with fennel and chilli-infused butter

Spicy sausage ravioli and wilted leaves with fennel and chilli-infused butter

Three time-saving ingredients make this tasty dish, a speedy midweek favourite.

Ricotta and basil ravioli

Ricotta and basil ravioli

Use our basic pasta dough to make this ravishing ricotta and basil ravioli. It's suitable for vegetarians too.

Hot-smoked salmon ravioli with dill butter sauce

Hot-smoked salmon ravioli with dill butter sauce

If you’ve never made pasta before, don’t worry – it’s straightforward and fun.

Ravioli pasta bake

Ravioli pasta bake

Veggies can leave out the chorizo slices with this ravioli pasta bake

Ravioli with rose harissa, chorizo and summer veg

Ravioli with rose harissa, chorizo and summer veg

This yummy pasta uses shortcut ingredients to make midweek cooking a breeze

Crab linguine with chilli, lemon, garlic and parsley

Crab linguine with chilli, lemon, garlic and parsley

This delicious and inspiring idea for a simple fish recipe of crab linguine with chilli, lemon, garlic and parsley is a surefire winner.

Garlic squid and prawns with black linguine

Garlic squid and prawns with black linguine

This Italian dish using squid ink linguine and prawns is quick to make using time-saving ingredients.

Creamy sausage linguine with grated courgette and garlic

Creamy sausage linguine with grated courgette and garlic

Spruce up some pasta with this great sausage recipe for a quick and filling midweek meal.

Courgette and mushroom cannelloni

Courgette and mushroom cannelloni

Simon Rimmer's scrumptious courgette cannelloni dinner is a great means to get kids to eat veggies.

Bacon, turkey and leek cannelloni

Bacon, turkey and leek cannelloni

This meaty pasta recipe is a substantial and satisfying dish for a family meal or small gathering.

Spicy beef and courgette cannelloni recipe

Spicy beef and courgette cannelloni recipe

Perfect if you're on a tight budget but wtill want something wholesome and hearty.

Sausage, chicken liver and porcini mushroom cannelloni

Sausage, chicken liver and porcini mushroom cannelloni

A deliciously rich Italian dish that will satisfy the hungriest of appetites.

Broccoli pasta with parma ham breadcrumbs

Broccoli pasta with parma ham breadcrumbs

Fusilli pasta is topped with purple sprouting broccoli, parma ham and breadcrumbs in this quick and easy supper.

Fusilli with walnut pesto

Fusilli with walnut pesto

Try a new twist on pesto with this recipe using walnuts for a deep, nutty flavour.

Prawn and pea pasta with lemon crème fraîche

Prawn and pea pasta with lemon crème fraîche

This refreshing prawn and lemon pasta uses peas to add sweetness and colour.

Spicy sausage pasta

Spicy sausage pasta

A delicious yet simple pasta dish. Spicy sausage gives this dish a kick that will keep everyone coming back for more.

Creamy rich lasagne

Creamy rich lasagne

Give the family a taste of Italy with this rich dish of pasta and beef. The mascarpone makes a real difference to this lasagne recipe.

Asparagus and ricotta open lasagne

Asparagus and ricotta open lasagne

Create a simple and delicious vegetarian version of the popular Italian dish with seasonal asparagus.

Pesto lasagne

Pesto lasagne

An Italian dish that's unbelievably light and so simple to prepare, the home made pesto mixes wonderfully well with the ricotta cheese.

Salami and meatball lasagne

Salami and meatball lasagne

This meatball recipe can be made with beef or veal. Serve the lasagne with a crisp green salad.

Lasagne al forno

Lasagne al forno

Delve between the sheets of our lighter version of this Italian classic, and let the meaty creamy flavours seduce your tastebuds

Pappardelle with white wine, cream, broad beans and pancetta

Pappardelle with white wine, cream, broad beans and pancetta

A simple pasta dish featuring broad beans, pancetta and cream.

Aubergine ragù with meatballs and pappardelle

Aubergine ragù with meatballs and pappardelle

The meatiness of this ragù is intensified by the cubes of aubergine and makes for a really hearty dish.

Creamy seafood and saffron tagliatelle

Creamy seafood and saffron tagliatelle

Make this quick and easy seafood pasta recipe with prawns, squid, scallops and mussels.

Lemon-dressed tagliatelle

Lemon-dressed tagliatelle

This pasta dish is full of zesty flavours.

Pea pesto pasta

Pea pesto pasta

If you're pressed for time, this 10-minute supper is an easy and simple midweek meal.

Mac ’n’ cheese, US-style

Mac ’n’ cheese, US-style

This recipe for a classic American macaroni cheese is a family favourite and can be cooked from frozen.

Leek, lemon and white bean orzo

Leek, lemon and white bean orzo

Full of goodness with leek and white bean, the vegetarian pasta recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes.

Baked rigatoni with chargrilled vegetables, mozzarella and Parma ham

Baked rigatoni with chargrilled vegetables, mozzarella and Parma ham

This quick pasta recipe is a satisfying dish full of Italian flavours.

Roasted pepper and meatball pasta bake

Roasted pepper and meatball pasta bake

This meatball bake is the perfect Friday night meal. Warm, hearty and unctuous, just what you need after a hard week at work.

Conchigilie with rich tomato sauce

Conchigilie with rich tomato sauce

A tomato based pasta dish bursting with rich flavour, makes a perfect simple weeknight supper.

Squid ink tagliatelle with crispy chorizo and sherry

Squid ink tagliatelle with crispy chorizo and sherry

The squid ink in this pasta recipe gives the tagliatelle a black colour and a rich flavour.

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albertocook

October 20

Hi I' m Alberto. I'm Italian. I love pasta and pizza. If you wont you find me in www.realitaliandish.wordpress.com. This is my blog where I write my family italian recipe. This web site have more good recipe and I love change my Italian flavors. Bye from Italy

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