Summer pasta recipes

Find a food that can do both…Pasta may make fantastic comfort food but it’s also a wonderful ingredient for creating light and fresh dishes. Find all our summer pasta recipes including pasta salads, a lighter carbonara and prawn linguine.

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Angela Hartnett’s rigatoni with fennel and sausage

Sausage pasta recipes

Angela Hartnett’s rigatoni with fennel and sausage

A simple, rustic, deeply flavourful pasta dish from the iconic Angela Hartnett is as good as you’d imagine. Fennel and...

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Runner bean pasta salad

Butter bean recipes

Runner bean pasta salad

The perfect summer barbecue side, this zingy pasta salad contrasts the freshness of runner beans and soft creaminess of butter...

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Crab and courgette pasta

Crab recipes

Crab and courgette pasta

Grating courgettes into pasta allows them to retain their fresh flavour while melting into a sauce, providing a perfect partner...

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Best pesto pasta

30-minute meal recipes

Best pesto pasta

As far removed from any jarred pesto as you can get, this is the pesto pasta you wish you had...

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Mediterranean feta pasta salad

July seasonal recipes

Mediterranean feta pasta salad

Classic Greek salad meets crowdpleasing pasta salad in this Mediterranean hybrid. Fresh seasonal veg, sun-dried tomatoes and a big block...

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Summer vegetable lasagne

Lasagne recipes

Summer vegetable lasagne

This summer vegetable lasagne from food writer Debora Robertson is packed with courgettes, aubergine and flame-grilled peppers. Serve with a...

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Trapanese pesto pasta with salmon

Summer pasta recipes

Trapanese pesto pasta with salmon

Basil and pine nut pesto, originally from Liguria, tends to hog the quick pasta sauce limelight, but Sicily’s trapanese pesto...

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Smoky aubergine and tahini pasta with feta

Aubergine recipes

Smoky aubergine and tahini pasta with feta

Aubergines collapse into a juicy pile of smoky flavour when cooked directly on a heat source, making a rich sauce...

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Murgh malai tikka

Skewer recipes

Murgh malai tikka

These chicken skewers are marinated in yogurt and cream with garlic, ginger, green chillies and coriander. The secret ingredient in...

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Harissa salmon with orzo courgette salad

30-minute meal recipes

Harissa salmon with orzo courgette salad

Orzo pasta salads rule, and this one can be served hot or cold, making it a great dish to take...

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Pasta alla Norma

Aubergine recipes

Pasta alla Norma

Aubergine is the star in this celebration of late summer. Sicily’s iconic pasta dish is deliciously simple and requires only...

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Crab and ricotta ravioli with sage and saffron butter sauce

Filled pasta recipes

Crab and ricotta ravioli with sage and saffron butter sauce

Have a go at making fresh ravioli with our project recipe. We’ll guide you through the pasta-making process step by...

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Pasta with watercress and radish pesto

15-minute meal recipes

Pasta with watercress and radish pesto

Use up summer veg in this vibrant pasta recipe with a peppery radish and watercress pesto. The thrifty recipe uses...

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Smoky aubergine pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Smoky aubergine pasta

This take on Sicily’s aubergine pasta sauce (pasta alla Norma) uses some of the traditional ingredients, but we’ve griddled the...

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Aubergine cannelloni parmigiana

Aubergine recipes

Aubergine cannelloni parmigiana

This easy vegetarian pasta bake is ideal for busy weeknights. Stuff cannelloni with sauteed aubergine and bake with mozzarella and...

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Gnocchi with bacon, peas, spinach and mozzarella

Gnocchi recipes

Gnocchi with bacon, peas, spinach and mozzarella

Gnocchi simmered with peas, bacon and spinach makes an easy and delicious dinner for 4. Stir in mozzarella and serve...

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