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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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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Tapenade pappardelle with ricotta

Quick pasta recipes

Tapenade pappardelle with ricotta

A quick and easy pasta dish for two that’s ready in just 15 minutes. Whizz...

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Sausage spaghetti with spinach pesto

Budget pasta recipes

Sausage spaghetti with spinach pesto

Keep midweek meals quick, easy and budget-friendly with this sausage spaghetti dish. We’ve added spinach...

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Chilli tomato and prawn pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Chilli tomato and prawn pasta

A quick Mediterranean-style pasta dish that’s made with chilli, tomato and prawn – perfect for...

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Fennel, chilli and sausage ragù

Midweek meal recipes

Fennel, chilli and sausage ragù

Whip up this comforting ragù recipe in no time using sausagemeat for maximum flavour. Like...

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Prawn, lemon and mint pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Prawn, lemon and mint pasta

Who doesn’t love a meal that’s ready on the table in a matter of minutes?...

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Spicy tomato and basil pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Spicy tomato and basil pasta

Ribbons of pappardelle are perfect for catching this chilli, tomato and basil sauce. We’ve added...

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One-pot garlic, sun-dried tomato and pecorino pasta

Budget pasta recipes

One-pot garlic, sun-dried tomato and pecorino pasta

This quick one-pan recipe will change the way you eat pasta. As garlic, chilli, tomatoes...

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Spicy tomato and mackerel pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Spicy tomato and mackerel pasta

Stir smoked mackerel fillets and tagliatelle into spicy tomato sauce for a quick satisfying midweek...

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Butternut squash and sage macaroni

Vegetarian pasta recipes

Butternut squash and sage macaroni

A spin-on-a-classic, this vegan version of macaroni and cheese is one of Katy Beskow’s most...

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Lemon and parsley linguine

Budget pasta recipes

Lemon and parsley linguine

A speedy 20-minute linguine recipe is made with zesty lemons, fresh parsley, plenty of cheese...

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Quick ham carbonara

Carbonara recipes

Quick ham carbonara

Use leftover ham in this quick and wickedly decadent carbonara recipe. The dish takes just...

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Easy baked spinach and ricotta pasta shells

Pasta bake recipes

Easy baked spinach and ricotta pasta shells

A classic Italian pasta recipe – conchiglioni (pasta shells) are stuffed with a cheesy ricotta...

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Easy broccoli, chilli and lemon spaghetti

Budget pasta recipes

Easy broccoli, chilli and lemon spaghetti

This zingy broccoli, lemon and chilli spaghetti is topped with toasted almonds for added crunch.

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Easy orzo pasta with oregano, feta and tomato sauce

Budget pasta recipes

Easy orzo pasta with oregano, feta and tomato...

Make a change to your midweek bowl of pasta and use orzo to make this...

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Roasted red onion, walnut and blue cheese pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Roasted red onion, walnut and blue cheese pasta

A comforting and quick pasta recipe which is full of flavour from tangy blue cheese...

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Spinach and garlic fusilli with crispy breadcrumbs

Low-fat recipes

Spinach and garlic fusilli with crispy breadcrumbs

You’ll find almost everything you need for this spinach and garlic fusilli recipe in your...

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Sausage linguine with courgette and garlic

Midweek meal recipes

Sausage linguine with courgette and garlic

Georgina Fuggle’s easy recipe for creamy sausage linguine with courgettes and garlic is the quick midweek...

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Pasta with sweetcorn, ricotta and basil

Budget pasta recipes

Pasta with sweetcorn, ricotta and basil

This quick pasta recipe uses orecchiette pasta to make a simple supper with sweetcorn, garlic,...

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