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Kids' pasta recipes

58 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.

Pasta with salmon & peas

4.57353

(136 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

Chicken pasta bake

4.68687

(99 ratings)

Enjoy this gooey cheese and chicken pasta bake for the ultimate weekday family dinner. Serve straight from the dish with a dressed green salad
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Sausage ragu

4.666665

(93 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

4.5

(2 ratings)

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

5-a-day Bolognese

4.35294

(17 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

Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

4.38372

(86 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

Tuna & broccoli pasta bake

3.842105

(38 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

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

Sausageball pasta bake

4.444445

(18 ratings)

Using leftover sausagemeat to make meatballs is a thrifty way to jazz up an oven-cooked pasta pot
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Bacon & mushroom pasta

4.613955

(215 ratings)

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

Easy tuna pasta bake

4.142855

(21 ratings)

A simple cheesy tuna bake that's filling and guaranteed to be a hit with the kids...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Creamy courgette & bacon pasta

4.693485

(261 ratings)

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

Simple springtime pasta

3.6

(10 ratings)

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

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

Tuna pasta bake

4.224215

(223 ratings)

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

Broccoli pasta bake

4.175

(40 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

Spinach & courgette lasagne

4.55814

(43 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

4.8

(5 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

4.084505

(71 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

4.384615

(78 ratings)

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

Lunchbox pasta salad

4

(2 ratings)

Rustle up this pasta salad for kids' lunchboxes. Customise with ham, prawns or eggs for a dose of protein – or cheese if catering for vegetarian diets...
  • 26 mins
  • Easy

Deli pasta salad

4.674155

(89 ratings)

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

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