Spaghetti Bolognese with basil leaves in a pan

Pasta recipes

51 Recipes

Delicious pasta dishes from classic spaghetti Bolognese to easy salmon linguine. Find the perfect pasta recipe for a midweek meal or entertaining guests.

Beef stroganoff


(50 ratings)

Make a classic beef stroganoff with steak and mushrooms for a tasty midweek meal. Garnish with parsley and serve with pappardelle pasta or rice
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Next level spaghetti & meatballs


(5 ratings)

Make the ultimate meatballs in a rich tomato sauce to serve over spaghetti. Comfort food at its best, this will prove a hit at the family dinner table
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Fettuccine alfredo


(10 ratings)

Hankering for a comforting bowl of pasta in creamy sauce? This sumptuous Italian dish is for you. It takes just 25 minutes so it's an easy midweek meal...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Next level spaghetti Bolognese


(16 ratings)

Ramp up your usual spaghetti Bolognese with this recipe which throws in a few unorthodox methods and ingredients to deliver the ultimate pasta dish
  • 4 hours and 20 mins
  • Easy

Slow cooker vegetable lasagne


(37 ratings)

Make this low-calorie veggie lasagne as a lighter alternative to the traditional bake. It's layered with pasta, ratatouille and sliced aubergine and packs in all of your five-a-day...
  • 3 hours and 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker lasagne


(14 ratings)

Slow cook your next lasagne for extra tender mince – and this version is low-fat and low-calorie. A healthy family meal to give you comfort on cold nights...
  • 4 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Linguine with avocado, tomato & lime


(43 ratings)

Use guacamole ingredients to make this low-calorie vegan linguine which can also be served cold as a pasta salad. It delivers on flavour and it's healthy...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

The best spaghetti Bolognese recipe


(378 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

Creamy courgette & bacon pasta


(196 ratings)

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

Pasta with salmon & peas


(62 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

Ultimate spaghetti carbonara recipe


(283 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
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Best ever macaroni cheese recipe


(91 ratings)

This perfect macaroni cheese recipe comes with a creamy cheese sauce, a hint of mustard and uses leftover French stick for its crunchy topping
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Creamy courgette lasagne


(462 ratings)

Serve up this creamy quick dish for a last minute dinner party and impress veggie friends
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Springtime spaghetti & meatballs


(17 ratings)

For a warmer weather take on this Italian classic replace beef with pork and swap tomato sauce with garden greens
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Walnut & red pepper pesto pasta


(19 ratings)

Homemade pesto knocks spots off shop-bought jars. This earthy blend is a new take on the versatile Italian sauce
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lemony prawn & pea pasta


(26 ratings)

A simple and flavoursome storecupboard prawn pasta dish that combines fresh flavours with quick cooking
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Special seafood & saffron pasta


(6 ratings)

Mussels, scallops and king prawns make this shellfish supper for two a real treat - it works just as well with spaghetti or linguini
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Venetian duck ragu


(52 ratings)

Cinnamon adds complexity to this slow-cooked pasta sauce, which goes perfectly with large tubular paccheri pasta, or ribbons of pappardelle
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pilchard puttanesca


(8 ratings)

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

Easy pesto lasagne


(32 ratings)

This vegetarian bake from reader Lucy Nanor is packed with spinach and peas along with creamy pesto and mascarpone sauce
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian


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