Bowl of asparagus and cream spaghetti with cutlery

Pasta for two recipes

46 Recipes

Stir up a bowl of perfect pasta to feed two people. We’ve got storecupboard spaghetti, pasta bake, gnocchi and romantic dinner dishes.

154 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Making a cream out of the stalks means that every mouthful of pasta will have a delicious taste of asparagus

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
130 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Get all five of your 5-a-day in this mildly spiced, healthy pasta dish. It's rich in iron, fibre and vitamin C as well as being low-fat and low-calorie

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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85 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Juicy tiger prawns turn this simple supper dish into something really special

25 mins
Easy
64 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make this simple student pasta and tomato dish for a delicious, filling and budget-friendly supper. It is a great way to use up simple storecupboard ingredients.

40 mins
Easy
61 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This pasta salad makes a quick and healthy lunch, or is perfect prepared ahead for a picnic or lunchbox

5 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make the ultimate spaghetti carbonara with a creamy hollandaise-style sauce and crisp pancetta or guanciale. You can also mix in an egg yolk at the end

25 mins
More effort
42 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Meatballs are always a surefire winner for family meals - made with sausages in this recipe for something different

25 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cacio e pepe or "cheese and pepper" is a Roman classic – an easy pasta sauce that uses pasta water for silky texture. Runner beans add freshness and bite

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Your favourite comfort food revamped with fewer calories and more veggies. This vegetarian mac 'n' cheese with spinach and tomatoes is an easy meal for two

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
53 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
49 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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

17 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Easy to throw together vegetarian pasta bake - just layer together and bake

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Get four of your 5-a-day with this healthy vegan puttanesca. With spaghetti, kidney beans, tomatoes, olives and spinach, it's quick, easy and full of nutrients

27 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 2.4 out of 5 star rating

This veg packed pasta dish provides all of your 5-a-day - and it's delicious!

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a comforting bowl of gnocchi with parmesan and black pepper. It's simple but utterly delicious – and the best part is, it only takes seven minutes to make

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

We've used wholemeal spaghetti in this quick and easy dinner to boost the fibre content. It provides four of your 5-a-day along with vitamin C and iron

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
27 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

This healthy, vegan pasta dish is ready in under 20 minutes. It's low calorie and provides 3 of your 5-a-day along with fibre, vitamin C and iron.

19 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
16 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Get three of your 5-a-day, along with vitamin C and iron, in this delicious wholemeal pasta dish with red pepper, leeks and creamy ricotta.

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Crab is so good to serve in the spring – combined with fresh egg pappardelle and asparagus, it makes a stunning seasonal dish. Pair it with a rocket salad

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
103 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This rich, luxurious one pan supper is stunningly simple to make and ready in under 25 minutes

23 mins
Easy
68 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try this new way of serving an Italian classic to make a change from pasta

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
59 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This is a super-fast, filling meal for busy midweek winter nights - it's great with smoked haddock too

30 mins
Easy
66 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This delicious recipe is ready in a flash yet special enough to serve friends too. Add fresh crab and sliced red chilli for a treat

20 mins
Easy
70 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
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