Budget pasta recipes

Pasta is a great thrifty way to bulk up meals. Try our favourite budget pasta dishes to help with both empty stomachs… and wallets.

Try our creamy fettucine alfredo, a spicy sausage and chilli ragu, vegan squash macaroni cheese and lots more.

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Creamy salmon pasta bake

Budget pasta recipes

Creamy salmon pasta bake

Stretch two salmon fillets to feed four with this easy, creamy salmon pasta bake. Our...

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Oven-roasted pasta puttanesca

Traybake recipes

Oven-roasted pasta puttanesca

Rustle up an easy midweek family dinner with our oven-roasted pasta puttanesca recipe. Spaghetti is...

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Chicken macaroni cheese with crispy pancetta

Leftover chicken recipes

Chicken macaroni cheese with crispy pancetta

Use up leftover chicken in this delicious chicken macaroni cheese with crispy pancetta and rosemary....

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Tomato and burrata tagliatelle

Burrata recipes

Tomato and burrata tagliatelle

This simple tagliatelle pasta dish with roasted tomatoes and burrata proves that sometimes the fewer...

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Sardine puttanesca with a herby crumb

Budget pasta recipes

Sardine puttanesca with a herby crumb

This hearty sardine puttanesca recipe uses tinned storecupboard ingredients – it will come to the...

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Tortellini with pumpkin, brown butter and sage

Budget pasta recipes

Tortellini with pumpkin, brown butter and sage

Give your shop-bought tortellini a gourmet twist via this classic combination of brown nutty butter,...

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Roasted cherry tomato spaghetti with tarragon

Spaghetti recipes

Roasted cherry tomato spaghetti with tarragon

A tomato pasta with a bit of a difference – this roasted cherry tomato spaghetti...

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Creamy vegan sausage and spinach pasta

Vegan dinner recipes

Creamy vegan sausage and spinach pasta

Comforting and creamy, this plant-based pasta dish marries vegan sausages with fennel seeds, red onion...

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Pasta with vodka sauce

Italian pasta recipes

Pasta with vodka sauce

This luscious pasta with tomato vodka sauce is the just-about-perfect simple supper, requiring just 20...

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Vegetarian mushroom bolognese

Quick pasta recipes

Vegetarian mushroom bolognese

We’ve given the classic spag bol recipe a veggie makeover in this vegetarian mushroom bolognese....

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Tuna pasta shells with sweetcorn

Budget pasta recipes

Tuna pasta shells with sweetcorn

Tuna and sweetcorn are a great combo when it comes to budget-friendly recipes. Try our...

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Pesto trofie pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Pesto trofie pasta

There’s something so eye-catching about trofie pasta! Treat yourself to a bowl of our pesto...

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Sausage cannelloni

Budget pasta recipes

Sausage cannelloni

Crumbled sausagemeat and passata come together to create a mighty filling in this budget-friendly sausage...

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Tomato pasta salad

Budget pasta recipes

Tomato pasta salad

Angela Hartnett’s light and summery pasta salad requires just five ingredients (four excluding olive oil)...

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Spinach and ricotta cannelloni

Vegetarian pasta recipes

Spinach and ricotta cannelloni

A comforting, moreish meal for six that won’t break the bank, this spinach and ricotta...

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Pea and pancetta carbonara

Carbonara recipes

Pea and pancetta carbonara

Peas, pasta and pancetta mixed with creamy carbonara sauce… It doesn’t get much better for...

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Chickpea linguine with samphire and lemon

Quick vegetarian recipes

Chickpea linguine with samphire and lemon

Struggling to make it to payday? You can still dine like a king if you’re...

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Cauliflower cheese and greens pasta bake

Pasta bake recipes

Cauliflower cheese and greens pasta bake

There are lots of good things about this great value cauliflower cheese pasta bake: it’s...

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Fettuccine alfredo

Creamy pasta recipes

Fettuccine alfredo

Fettuccine pasta is stirred through a silky sauce of double cream, parmesan and butter in...

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Super green pasta

Midweek meal recipes

Super green pasta

Who knew that a pot of houmous could make such a fabulous, quick and creamy...

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