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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.

60 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Grab some Italian pesto and greens from your storecupboard and rustle up this pot - penne or fusilli work well

20 mins
Easy
65 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
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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
45 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try a new take on pesto and blend red peppers, cashew nuts and parsley then serve spooned through hot pasta

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
194 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this cheap, simple and satisfying meal in just 30 minutes.

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
225 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This sort of family meal is well worth making in bulk so you can eat one now and freeze the rest for later

1 hr and 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
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
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
35 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Keep it fresh with this pasta supper of chopped tomatoes and baby courgette in a crème frâiche sauce

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Two steaks feed four in this seasonal pasta dish that is guaranteed to make you feel all warm and cosy

30 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
66 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This chunky sauce turns everyday pasta into something special, and is ready in just 20 minutes

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

Throw together some storecupboard ingredients and pop under the grill for a simple midweek meal

25 mins
Easy
32 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

An easy supper to throw together last minute, if you have more time make the sausages into meatballs

25 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
305 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Take a fresh look at broccoli with this creamy pasta bake

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
62 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

An indulgent pasta dish that is quick and cheap to make

25 mins
Easy
39 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

What do you get if you cross cauliflower cheese with macaroni cheese? Comfort food heaven

40 mins
Easy
32 ratings 3.9 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
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