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Healthy budget pasta recipes

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Make our simple, affordable pasta recipes using a handful of nutritious ingredients. These budget-friendly, healthy dishes include pesto pasta, spaghetti puttanesca and bolognese.

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  • Creamy pesto & kale pasta served in a bowl

    Creamy pesto & kale pasta

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.40 ratings

    Enjoy our creamy pesto and kale pasta as a tasty and nutritious supper. Make it with just a handful of ingredients and storecupboard staples

  • Herby mushroom pasta

    Herby mushroom pasta

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.58 ratings

    A quick, low-fat idea for a midweek supper - good if you're on a budget.

  • Butternut & bacon fusilli

    Butternut & bacon fusilli

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.51 ratings

    This easy pasta dish with pancetta, butternut squash and spinach makes a healthy weeknight dinner. Fresh rosemary adds extra flavour

  • Super smoky bacon & tomato spaghetti

    Super smoky bacon & tomato spaghetti

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.191 ratings

    Serve your pasta with a budget-busting tomato and paprika sauce. It's a healthy choice to boot

  • Creamy pasta with asparagus & peas

    Creamy pasta with asparagus & peas

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.54 ratings

    Take five ingredients and whip up this simple green vegetable fusilli supper for two, plus hit 3 of your 5-a-day

  • Salmon & spinach pasta

    Salmon & spinach pasta

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.15 ratings

    A fresh, healthy pasta dish that's ready in a flash. A handful of punchy ingredients make for a colourful supper that's high in folate, fibre, iron and omega-3

  • Storecupboard spaghetti puttanesca

    Storecupboard spaghetti puttanesca

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.16 ratings

    An easy spaghetti for all the family that requires little or no shopping

  • Spaghetti with leeks, peas & pesto

    Spaghetti with leeks, peas & pesto

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.33 ratings

    Add some veg to pasta and pesto for a cheap, healthy springtime supper dish

  • Orzo tomato soup with pesto in bowl

    Orzo & tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.55 ratings

    Make our simple, budget-friendly tomato, orzo and chickpea soup in just 30 minutes. This easy, vegetarian family meal is healthy and even low fat

  • So-simple spaghetti bolognese

    Healthy spaghetti bolognese

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.28 ratings

    Make a deliciously wholesome spaghetti bolognese in less than half an hour with our simple recipe

  • Poor man's vongole rosso

    Poor man's vongole rosso

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    A brilliantly healthy pasta dish that's low calorie and rich in iron too, using budget-friendly cockles instead of clams

  • Quick springtime pasta

    Quick springtime pasta

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Perfect for an impromptu al fresco meal out on the patio - it's made with storecupboard items too

  • Spaghetti with sardines

    Spaghetti with sardines

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.63 ratings

    This storecupboard supper is super quick and superhealthy to boot

  • Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers

    Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.19 ratings

    Use frozen, skinless wild salmon fillets for a cheap and filling lunch on the go. This low-calorie, healthy dish couldn't be easier to whip up

  • Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    Sardine pasta with crunchy parsley crumbs

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 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

  • Spaghetti with lemon, Parmesan & peas

    Spaghetti with lemon, Parmesan & peas

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.11 ratings

    This super healthy vegetarian pasta dish is quick to make, and makes the most of your store cupboard ingredients

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