Quick pasta recipes

All our speedy pasta recipes are ready in 30 minutes or fewer. Try a classic fettuccine alfredo, creamy chicken tagliatelle or spaghetti carbonara – ready in double-quick time.

Browse more creamy pasta recipes and check out our orzo recipe ideas, too – it makes a great alternative to rice in creamy risotto-style dishes.

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Sicilian tuna pasta

Tuna recipes

Sicilian tuna pasta

This quick and easy tuna pasta is ready in under half an hour and brings the fresh, vibrant flavours of...

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Spring chicken one pan casarecce

Favourite chicken recipes

Spring chicken one pan casarecce

Everything gets cooked in a single pan in this recipe, with the pasta soaking up the stock for extra flavour....

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Creamy bucatini with chorizo and mushrooms

Weekly pasta recipes

Creamy bucatini with chorizo and mushrooms

Spanish chorizo gate-crashes an otherwise distinctly Italian party in this indulgent dish, imbuing the cream with its punchy, paprika-coloured oils....

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Anelli alla vodka (vodka spaghetti hoops)

Tomato pasta recipes

Anelli alla vodka (vodka spaghetti hoops)

This is spaghetti hoops – but for grown-ups! Anelli is the Italian word for pasta hoops, and this recipe is...

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Brothy tortelloni with beans

Weekly pasta recipes

Brothy tortelloni with beans

Speedy dinners don’t have to be boring. Cooking shop-bought filled pasta in a garlic and chilli-spiked broth with creamy beans...

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Pea green orzotto

Easy orzo recipes

Pea green orzotto

Everyone loves the ease of orzo, or risoni as it’s known in Italy. This beautiful, bright green orzotto has the...

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Walnut and four-herb pesto pasta

30-minute meal recipes

Walnut and four-herb pesto pasta

Use our fabulous, freeze-ahead easy green sauce to make this delicious walnut pesto pasta in a flash. A great speedy...

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Tuna puttanesca ragù

Weekly pasta recipes

Tuna puttanesca ragù

This tuna pasta isn’t your usual. Puttanesca is usually a fresh and zingy dish, but whizzing up the olives and...

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Penne all’arrabbiata

Weekly pasta recipes

Penne all’arrabbiata

Penne all’arrabbiata is a classic pasta dish and is proof that a few good ingredients can create greatness. It hails...

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Harissa, mascarpone and basil rigatoni

Quick pasta recipes

Harissa, mascarpone and basil rigatoni

This speedy, veggie pasta has just six ingredients but heavily delivers on fiery, creamy goodness. It’s a winner for a...

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Gennaro Contaldo’s asparagus carbonara

April seasonal recipes

Gennaro Contaldo’s asparagus carbonara

Gennaro Contaldo gives classic carbonara a spring makeover with the addition of asparagus. “A classic carbonara is loved the world...

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Pasta alla sorrentina

Midweek meal recipes

Pasta alla sorrentina

This delicious, easy pasta recipe is inspired by gnocchi alla sorrentina, a crowd-pleasing dish from Sorrento in the Campania region...

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Creamy trout and caper linguine

Creamy pasta recipes

Creamy trout and caper linguine

This new pasta classic proves cooking fish is easier than you think. Trout fillets are baked with lemon and dill,...

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Green mac and cheese with bacon crumb

Macaroni cheese recipes

Green mac and cheese with bacon crumb

The cavolo nero leaves in this mac and cheese are whizzed smooth while the stems are quick pickled, then stirred...

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Mushroom pasta alla vodka

Portobello mushroom recipes

Mushroom pasta alla vodka

Pasta alla vodka is a magically perfect thing on its own: smooth and creamy, fruity and tangy and full of...

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Sausage, squash and sage pasta

Sausage pasta recipes

Sausage, squash and sage pasta

A hit of heat from chilli flakes and fragrant, savoury sage are butternut squash’s best friends in this quick-prep sausage...

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