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Budget-friendly pasta recipes

32 Recipes

If you're cooking on a budget, look no further than our thrifty pasta recipes. They use cheaper ingredients but pack in the flavour.


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  • Hot pasta salad

    Hot pasta salad

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    This a good source of vitamin C and packed full of veg. Take some to work

  • Sprout and cheese pasta bake

    Cheesy sprout pasta bake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make this cheesy sprout pasta bake for a filling family supper. Our easy veggie recipe makes for a tasty twist on a standard macaroni cheese

  • Springtime minestrone

    Springtime minestrone

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

    This simple soup makes the most of Spring veg and will become a favourite standby for a quick lunch or supper

  • Cheesy ham & broccoli pasta

    Cheesy ham & broccoli pasta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.162 ratings

    Satisfy your comfort food cravings with this cheap and simple creamy pasta dish with chunks of ham and crunchy veg

  • Pilchard puttanesca

    Pilchard puttanesca

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 ratings

    Raid the storecupboard and knock up this tomato-based Italian pasta supper in twenty minutes.

  • Pasta with ham & minty pea pesto

    Pasta with ham & minty pea pesto

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.14 ratings

    Serve your choice of pasta with ham and a vivid green sauce made from peas, mint and crème fraîche

  • Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.23 ratings

    An affordable way to include oily fish in your diet. Canned sardines are a great source of omega 3 and add oomph to this simple, family pasta dish

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