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Penne pasta recipes

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

31 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat supper of tasty tomato sauce and penne - wilt down a whole bag of spinach for extra nutrients

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A great pasta dish that uses up your Christmas storecupboard faves

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

Everyone loves a pasta bake and this one is sure to be a family favourite

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This tasty superfood pasta is packed with crunch and flavour

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Pep up this simple pasta dish with your favourites, a pinch of chilli, a few lardons or some extra veg

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Anchovies and robust greens are a classic partnership and the saltiness of the fish teams well with pasta

35 mins
Easy
84 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A creamy and comforting quick pasta recipe, ideal for when you're short on time

30 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This is a wonderful, zingy dish, perfect for a lunch out in the garden - use our recipe for homemade pesto to make it extra special

40 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Add colour, crunch, and a dollop of cheesy indulgence to a straightforward pasta dish

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
103 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Super-fast veggie dish, on the table in 20 minutes

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A quick pasta using leftovers from the night before. Makes a great packed lunch

5 mins
Easy
90 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Whip up a healthy chilli and bean pasta meal that's full of fibre and vitamin B

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
78 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A new delicious version of the Italian favourite, pesto pasta, with broccoli

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Why not get the kids involved in cooking too with this simple version of a classic

25 mins
Easy
62 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Sneak vegetables into macaroni cheese, a popular family meal that becomes even more nourishing for kids with the addition of butternut squash, leeks and peas

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A quick and creamy pasta bake that can be reheated for lunch the next day - if you manage to have any left!

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Inject a bit of health into your mealtime with this veg packed pasta full of goodness - easily adapted for vegetarians

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use up this plentiful legume in a robust pasta dish with anchovy and olive tapenade sauce, tomatoes, basil and chilli

30 mins
Easy
55 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
40 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A family favourite, this filling and warming supper is ready in under half an hour - and uses lots of storecupboard ingredients

23 mins
Easy
52 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A little asparagus goes a long way in this seasonal supper dish

25 mins
Easy
29 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Comfort food at its best - penne with a blue cheese and tomato cream sauce with added vegetables

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Using leftover sausagemeat to make meatballs is a thrifty way to jazz up an oven-cooked pasta pot

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A simple supper of roasted squash and red onion pasta will perk up your midweek meals

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
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