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You ccan rely on our easy pasta recipes with fail-safe pasta bakes like mac 'n' cheese and pasta sauces like beef ragu that are perfect for a midweek meal.

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  • Easy spaghetti bolognese in a bowl with fork

    Easy spaghetti Bolognese

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.13 ratings

    Mix pork and beef mince in this easy spaghetti bolognese that also has a splash of red wine and plenty of garlic for a filling, flavourful family supper

  • Close up of perfect spaghetti carbonara on a plate ready to eat

    Ultimate spaghetti carbonara recipe

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.608 ratings

    Discover how to make superb spaghetti carbonara. This cheesy pasta dish is an Italian favourite and with the right technique, you can make it perfect every time

  • Easy pesto lasagne

    Easy pesto lasagne

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.74 ratings

    This vegetarian bake from reader Lucy Nanor is packed with spinach and peas along with creamy pesto and mascarpone sauce

  • Sausage pasta in a frying pan

    Sausage pasta

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.229 ratings

    Tomato, onion and garlic pasta sauce with sausage chunks for a bit of substance – brilliant for students (and as a hangover cure)

  • A saucepan and small bowl serving pasta with salmon and peas

    Pasta with salmon & peas

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.245 ratings

    Make this salmon pasta in under 20 minutes for a dinner the whole family can enjoy. Kids will love the fun-shaped pasta while packing in fibre and omega-3

  • Bacon & mushroom pasta

    Bacon & mushroom pasta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.241 ratings

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

  • A spinach & courgette lasagne in a casserole dish

    Spinach & courgette lasagne

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.83 ratings

    Enjoy a vegetarian lasagne bursting with spinach and courgette, held together with a creamy mascarpone sauce. It's a filling midweek meal for all the family

  • Cacio e pepe in a bowl

    Cacio e pepe

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Whip up a simple cacio e pepe for a speedy lunch. With four simple ingredients – spaghetti, pepper, parmesan and butter – this is a storecupboard favourite

  • A lunchbox with ratatouille pasta salad with rocket

    Ratatouille pasta salad with rocket

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Use up leftover ratatouille to make a substantial vegetarian lunch that's quick to prepare and also super healthy, providing all five of your five-a-day

  • Macaroni cheese in 4 easy steps

    Macaroni cheese in 4 easy steps

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.108 ratings

    A simple step-by-step guide to making a classic supper dish. An old favourite, made with plenty of cheese and a little mustard

  • Easy pulled beef ragu

    Easy pulled beef ragu

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    A low-and-slow cooking dish that works a treat when you don’t have time to watch a pot. Add this rich sauce and tender shredded beef to your favourite pasta

  • Two bowls of spaghetti topped with bolognese sauce and a pan of extra sauce on the side.

    The best spaghetti bolognese recipe

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.775 ratings

    Our best ever spaghetti bolognese is super easy and a true Italian classic with a meaty, chilli sauce. This recipe comes courtesy of BBC Good Food user Andrew Balmer

  • Creamy courgette lasagne

    Creamy courgette lasagne

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.592 ratings

    Serve up this creamy quick dish for a last minute dinner party and impress veggie friends.

  • Two bowls of fennel spaghetti on a white table with cutlery alongside

    Fennel spaghetti

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.16 ratings

    Low fat and low calorie, this fennel spaghetti is a healthy vegetarian meal for two. Make it as an easy midweek meal and garnish with parsley and parmesan

  • Creamy courgette & bacon pasta

    Creamy courgette & bacon pasta

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.294 ratings

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

  • Beef stroganoff with herby pasta

    Beef stroganoff with herby pasta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.188 ratings

    If you usually serve beef stroganoff with rice, try it with pappardelle pasta instead - it works beautifully with the creamy sauce

  • Close up of chicken & broccoli pasta bake in a round serving dish

    Chicken & broccoli pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.245 ratings

    This dish can be assembled ready for baking a good few hours ahead - and it's all cooked in one pan

  • Tuna pasta bake in an oval baking dish with portion out

    Tuna pasta bake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.269 ratings

    Whip up this cheap treat using storecupboard ingredients, tinned tuna and sweetcorn

  • Spaghetti & meatballs sprinkled with grated parmesan in a dish

    Spaghetti & meatballs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.222 ratings

    Get everyone to help rolling meatballs and you'll soon have one supper on the table and another in the freezer

  • Roasted vegetable lasagne in a dish with portion out

    Easy vegetable lasagne

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.210 ratings

    Make our easy veggie lasagne using just a handful of ingredients. This classic Italian-style pasta bake is sure to become a family favourite

  • Healthy pasta primavera on a plate

    Healthy pasta primavera

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.51 ratings

    A healthy spaghetti dish full of broad beans, leeks and asparagus tips. Make the most of spring greens with this vibrant, filling pasta recipe

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