Budget pasta recipes

Budget pasta recipes

Look no further than these good-value pasta recipes if you're cooking on a budget. They cut out the expense but pack in the flavour.

70 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make our budget-friendly quick sausage stroganoff tagliatelle for a simple family dinner. This filling bowl takes just five minutes to prepare

20 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This thrifty pasta dish of Savoy greens and crispy 'pangrattato' breadcrumbs is delicious in its simplicity

25 mins
Easy
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25 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Eggs, bacon and sausage - not a breakfast plate, but a delicious budget pasta dish with creamy sauce and parsley

25 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This simple yet special storecupboard supper will save the day if you need to rustle something up with a moment's notice

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Throwing together store cupboard staples with pasta can make a surprisingly luxurious supper

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A simple, budget pasta dish with a touch of chilli, squeeze of lemon and fresh basil. Add a drizzle of oil and sprinkling of feta cheese to serve

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Sneak some extra green veg into pesto-based pasta sauce

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This healthy vegetarian pasta dish just needs to be thrown together and it's ready in a flash

17 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A speedy sauce to serve with ribbon pasta- dot with creamy Italian cheese and sprinkle with basil leaves

30 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Give spaghetti Bolognese an adult spin with this tasty, filling recipe

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This pasta supper, packed with canned fish, olives, tomatoes, capers and parsley, is a quick and colourful dish for one

17 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make a cheat's cheese sauce to whip up this favourite pasta bake in half an hour - add a twist with ham hock and peas

30 mins
Easy
12 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A simple midweek supper of short pasta flavoured with chilli and garlic, served with pork chipolatas

35 mins
Easy
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This cheesy, Greek inspired one-pot stretches out lamb mince with lots of veggies and filling pasta - perfect for cooking on a budget

2 hrs and 10 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
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Roast up courgettes and aubergines with plenty of garlic then serve with penne, crispy bacon, sweet basil and lots of cheese

45 mins
Easy
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A lighter dish than the original, simple to make and very cheap, perfect for students.

25 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this budget-friendly twist on the classic carbonara with seasonal swede, pancetta and plenty of parmesan. Need a comforting simple supper? This is it

45 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook this simple brown butter linguine as a filling meal for one. It costs just 90p per serving and only takes 20 minutes to make – ideal for busy weeknights

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
76 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whip up our easy vegetarian caponata pasta in just 20 minutes. It's simple to make and packs three of your five-a-day into one delicious meal

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Give student staple tuna pasta a boost with capers, mascarpone, lemon zest and parmesan for a more sophisticated take on a budget-friendly midweek meal

35 mins
Easy
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