Sausage, kale and chilli pasta bake in a bowl

Family pasta recipes

53 Recipes

You can rely on our family pasta recipes for filling midweek meals that kids will love, with favourites like lasagne, mac ’n’ cheese and spaghetti Bolognese.

Sausage, kale & chilli pasta

4.2

(5 ratings)

This simple sausage and kale pasta dish is perfect for feeding the family. Give it a modern twist by using orecchiette, it's sure to be a crowd-pleaser...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

5-a-day Bolognese

4.09091

(11 ratings)

Get all five of your five-a-day with this spaghetti Bolognese. The hidden veg in the sauce makes it ideal for kids and you can freeze any leftovers
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Sausage ragu

4.75

(20 ratings)

Feed the family this comforting, budget-friendly sausage ragu with pasta. You can freeze the leftovers for another time and it tastes just as good
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Macaroni cheese with veg

4

(1 rating)

Boost the veg in this family favourite - top spinach and cherry tomatoes with creamy mac 'n' cheese for a dinner that's rich in calcium and fibre...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

4.407895

(76 ratings)

Get your family to eat more veg with this superhealthy pasta sauce recipe which counts as 5 of your 5-a-day. The sauce is freezable too
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pick & mix pesto pasta salad bar

0

(0 ratings)

Put out all the ingredients for classic pasta salad with pesto dressing and let the kids pick whatever they like to stir in – it's great for fussy eaters...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Bacon & mushroom pasta

4.601095

(183 ratings)

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

Creamy courgette & bacon pasta

4.704035

(223 ratings)

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

Springtime pasta

3.5

(8 ratings)

Put some spring into your pasta with this light dish, on the table in just 10 minutes
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tuna pasta bake

4.227275

(176 ratings)

Whip up this cheap treat using storecupboard ingredients, tinned tuna and sweetcorn
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Broccoli pasta bake

4.11111

(36 ratings)

A versatile pasta bake is a midweek staple and this recipe can even be made ahead and frozen for extra convenience
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tuna & broccoli pasta bake

3.882355

(34 ratings)

A family favourite, this filling and warming supper is ready in under half an hour - and uses lots of storecupboard ingredients
  • 23 mins
  • Easy

Spinach & courgette lasagne

4.703705

(27 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...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Salmon & spaghetti supper in a parcel

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Create a bit of fun for kids by serving supper in a parcel. Open at the table to reveal delicious pink salmon, spaghetti, courgettes and tomatoes
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Aubergine & goat's cheese pasta

4.11111

(63 ratings)

This chunky sauce turns everyday pasta into something special, and is ready in just 20 minutes
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheesy leek & bacon pasta

4.415385

(65 ratings)

A creamy and comforting quick pasta recipe, ideal for when you're short on time...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Pasta with salmon & peas

4.517645

(85 ratings)

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

Deli pasta salad

4.6375

(80 ratings)

Simple storecupboard pasta salad with sunny Mediterranean flavours
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Vegan mac 'n' cheese

3.27778

(18 ratings)

Make the ultimate comfort dish, macaroni cheese, but with vegan credentials. The recipe is quick and easy to make, so a great midweek meal for the family
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Easy spaghetti Bolognese

4.75

(4 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
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Asparagus & meatball orzo

4.285715

(7 ratings)

This springtime pasta dish requires just four ingredients. The perfect, fuss-free feast with a creamy sauce and pork meatballs that's bound to be a hit...
  • 28 mins
  • Easy

Easy pulled beef ragu

3.88889

(9 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...
  • 4 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

The best spaghetti bolognese recipe

4.81818

(429 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
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy

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