Bowl of bacon and mushroom penne topped with basil

Bacon pasta recipes

Give your pasta dishes a flavour boost by adding smoky bacon. Our comforting recipes include mushroom and bacon penne, carbonara and bacon macaroni cheese.

238 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A simple one-pan pasta dish with bacon, mushrooms and pesto - ready in under 30 minutes

25 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Throw together bacon lardons, leafy greens and crunchy pine nuts for this easy, quick pasta recipe - use wholewheat pasta for extra fibre

20 mins
Easy
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40 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Toss chicken and bacon with ribbons of tagliatelle in a deliciously creamy sauce to make this easy pasta dish. Serve with a green salad for an easy supper

40 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

You don't get much more comforting than a melty pasta bake with a crunchy topping. Serve with a crisp green salad

50 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Combine tagliatelle with bacon, courgette and capers to make this speedy dinner for two. A balanced meal in 25 minutes, it's a brilliant choice for busy days

25 mins
Easy
2 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star rating

Make a summer pasta salad to serve as a main meal or side dish. It's made with bacon, spinach, tomato and basil, and a delicious honey and mustard dressing

30 mins
Easy
187 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Serve your pasta with a budget-busting tomato and paprika sauce. It's a healthy choice to boot

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
47 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Bring Mediterranean sunshine to your table throughout the year with this superhealthy pasta dish that's easy on the wallet

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
86 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A creamy and comforting quick pasta recipe, ideal for when you're short on time

30 mins
Easy
47 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Cauliflower and macaroni cheese in one pasta bake? This family-friendly gratin is comforting and filling

50 mins
Easy
51 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This easy pasta dish with pancetta, butternut squash and spinach makes a healthy weeknight dinner. Fresh rosemary adds extra flavour

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
29 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Store cupboard ingredients, spices and seasonal veg make this recipe the tastiest way to get 3 of your 5 a day

45 mins
Easy
291 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A quick and creamy carbonara-style tagliatelle that showcases delicious courgettes contrasted with cream and pancetta

30 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Serve up pasta pronto. This midweek spaghetti supper is ready in a flash. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese

20 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Stir crispy fried bacon and pesto into orzo pasta for a quick dinner or easy packed lunch

20 mins
Easy
7 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

An economical and extra tasty flavour combination

30 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Try something different with a bacon & pumpkin pasta

30 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A quick and tasty pasta dish that goes from pot to plate in just 20 minutes making it an ideal midweek meal

20 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Italian comfort food without the calories, this recipe is rich and creamy, yet just one third of the fat

35 mins
Easy
75 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

The perfect summer comfort food - classic macaroni cheese with extra veggies and herbs

30 mins
Easy
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