Italian pasta recipes

The Italians know best when it comes to pasta and there’s a reason for that. From silky cacio e pepe and creamy carbonaras to perfecting the ultimate bolognese, give one of these Italian pasta recipes a go for a bowlful of carb heaven.

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Classic egg pasta dough

Italian pasta recipes

Classic egg pasta dough

Whether you’ve run out of shop-bought pasta or just fancy having a go, you need...

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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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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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Chicken parmigiana bake

Italian chicken recipes

Chicken parmigiana bake

This baked chicken version of the classic parmigiana makes an easy Friday night dinner –...

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Ultimate lasagne

Lasagne recipes

Ultimate lasagne

How to take lasagne to the next level? There are several secrets to success, the...

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Trofie pasta with watercress, courgette and almonds

Italian pasta recipes

Trofie pasta with watercress, courgette and almonds

”This is a great dish to cook to impress guests . You don’t need a...

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Squash ravioli with mushrooms and sage pesto

Italian pasta recipes

Squash ravioli with mushrooms and sage pesto

Homemade ravioli is such a special dish and will really impress anyone you serve it...

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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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Roman-style gnocchi with sausage ragù

Gnocchi recipes

Roman-style gnocchi with sausage ragù

A hearty sausage ragù, topped with cheesy gnocchi and sprinkled with basil leaves, is just...

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Penne with lentils and mushrooms

Italian vegetarian recipes

Penne with lentils and mushrooms

A guaranteed crowd pleaser, this vegetarian pasta dish is made all the richer with the...

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Ligurian swiss chard pansotti in walnut sauce

Italian vegetarian recipes

Ligurian swiss chard pansotti in walnut sauce

If you want to serve a crowdpleaser of a dish, pansotti – triangular pasta –...

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Rigatoni cake

Italian vegetarian recipes

Rigatoni cake

A knockout dinner for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike, this rigatoni cake makes a glorious centrepiece...

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Cannelloni filled with swiss chard

Cannelloni recipes

Cannelloni filled with swiss chard

A crowdpleaser of a dish, Gennaro Contaldo’s cannelloni with swiss chard dish sings comfort and...

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Baked pasta with peas, broad beans, fresh herbs and grana padano

Creamy pasta recipes

Baked pasta with peas, broad beans, fresh herbs...

Serve Italian chef Francesco Mazzei’s baked pasta – in little bowls – as a dinner...

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Tomato and bacon lasagne

Healthy family meals

Tomato and bacon lasagne

Traditionally lasagne can pack a heavy calorific punch. Our fresher take swaps beef for pork mince...

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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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Lighter bolognese sauce

Italian pasta recipes

Lighter bolognese sauce

A pot of bolognese simmering away on the stove is a joy for the senses....

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Mushroom tagliatelle alfredo with chicken milanese

Creamy pasta recipes

Mushroom tagliatelle alfredo with chicken milanese

You could easily serve this creamy mushroom alfredo dish as a speedy midweek dinner. Or,...

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Cavatelli with crab, lemon and chilli sauce

Creamy pasta recipes

Cavatelli with crab, lemon and chilli sauce

Cavatelli pasta can be a little fiddly to make, but is easy once you know...

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Cacio e pepe with asparagus

Quick pasta recipes

Cacio e pepe with asparagus

Cacio e pepe is one of the simplest – and tastiest – pasta dishes you can...

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Bolognese sauce with veal

Bolognese recipes

Bolognese sauce with veal

This bolognese recipe from Joe Hurd has been passed down through his family. It’s made...

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Tomato sauce

Italian pasta recipes

Tomato sauce

This simple tomato sauce recipe takes 30 minutes to make and can be used as...

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Tagliolini with lemon, pepper and guanciale

Tagliolini with lemon, pepper and guanciale

“Everything tastes better with butter – and lemon, dare I say. In this recipe, guanciale...

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Classic lasagne

Lasagne recipes

Classic lasagne

Making a lasagne is a labour of love, one where the rewards are evident in...

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