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Penne pasta recipes

51 Recipes

Our top selection of penne pasta recipes with chicken, sausage, fish and vegetarian options. Including family favourites like pasta bakes and bolognese.

Quick sausage bolognese

4.660715

(56 ratings)

Pasta, sauce, and sausages, what could be a better combination? The sausage meat adds great flavour to a simple dish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Bacon & mushroom pasta

4.612565

(191 ratings)

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

Springtime pasta

4.666665

(24 ratings)

A hearty, rustic dish, ready for the table in 20 mins - try our ideas for using up the goat's cheese too
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Cheese & tomato pasta bakes

4.714285

(14 ratings)

This sort of family meal is well worth making in bulk so you can eat one now and freeze the rest for later
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mexican penne with avocado

4.263735

(91 ratings)

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

Leek & mackerel penne bake

4.2807

(57 ratings)

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

Penne with chorizo & broccoli

4.464285

(28 ratings)

Fuse Italian pasta with spicy, Spanish paprika sausage in this midweek supper with greens and cream cheese
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Chunky Bolognese soup with penne

4.666665

(21 ratings)

This healthy, filling lunch provides a good balance of protein and carbs from lean steak mince and wholemeal pasta – ideal to aid muscle recovery after exercise...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Fresh tomato & courgette penne

5

(3 ratings)

Keep it fresh with this pasta supper of chopped tomatoes and baby courgette in a crème frâiche sauce
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Microwave penne pappa al pomodoro

0

(0 ratings)

This perfect pasta dish for one can be whipped up in just 25 minutes using only a microwave - ideal for a quick lunch or weeknight dinner
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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 tuna pesto pasta

4.26316

(57 ratings)

Throw together some storecupboard ingredients and pop under the grill for a simple midweek meal
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Garden veg pasta

4

(23 ratings)

Settle down with a comforting bowl of creamy pasta, safe in the knowledge that it's low-fat too
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cauli-macaroni cheese

4.4

(40 ratings)

What do you get if you cross cauliflower cheese with macaroni cheese? Comfort food heaven
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Roasted ratatouille pasta

3.966665

(30 ratings)

This veg packed pasta dish provides all of your 5-a-day - and it's delicious!
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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