Pepper, lemon and courgette spaghetti on a pink plate

Summer pasta recipes

40 Recipes

We love pasta all year round, and it matches perfectly with seasonal summer ingredients.

Pepper & lemon spaghetti with basil & pine nuts

4

(12 ratings)

Try this zesty pasta dish for a quick and healthy veggie lunch option. Low in calories, it provides fibre, vitamin C and iron and counts as two of your 5-a-day
  • 32 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Broccoli pasta shells

4.5

(4 ratings)

Kids will love this healthier take on pesto and pasta, with broccoli upping their veg intake. It takes just 20 minutes to make and is low in calories
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cod puttanesca with spinach & spaghetti

4.125

(8 ratings)

Tuck into a healthy seafood pasta dish in under half an hour. We've combined spaghetti with low-fat, high-protein white fish and an easy puttanesca sauce...
  • 27 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Shellfish, orzo & saffron stew

4.333335

(3 ratings)

The perfect choice for a small, informal gathering, take this dig-in dish of mussels, clams, prawns and orzo pasta to the table and serve with crusty bread
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Chorizo & chilli pepper pasta

4.875

(8 ratings)

Pickled chilli peppers, spicy chorizo and sweet cherry tomatoes make up this simple and quick pasta dish. Ideal for an easy midweek meal for two
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Seafood fideuà

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Try this paella with a difference, using fideo or vermicelli pasta instead of rice, with prawns, mussels, squid, monkfish and a sprinkling of saffron
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spaghetti puttanesca with red beans & spinach

4

(7 ratings)

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
  • Vegetarian

Sausage, kale & chilli pasta

5

(3 ratings)

This simple sausage and kale pasta dish is perfect for feeding the family. Give it a modern twist by using orecchiette, it's sure to be a crowd-pleaser...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Poor man's vongole rosso

2.5

(2 ratings)

A brilliantly healthy pasta dish that's low calorie and rich in iron too, using budget-friendly cockles instead of clams...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pea, pesto & sausage lasagne

4.421055

(19 ratings)

Switch up your classic family lasagne with pesto, broccoli, mascarpone and chunks of sausage in a dish that's rich in calcium, folate, fibre and vitamin C...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Avocado & smoked salmon spelt spaghetti

4.833335

(12 ratings)

Spelt pasta lends this dish a lovely nutty flavour and is higher in fibre than regular pasta. Complete with smoked salmon and avocado tossed with lemon and parsley
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Creamy gnocchi with smoked trout & dill

5

(4 ratings)

A quick and easy fish supper with plump potato dumplings and a creamy herb sauce - a 10-minute meal that's rich in omega-3 oils and vitamin C...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce

4.4

(10 ratings)

Bashing tomatoes, chilli, sugar and shallots together in a pestle and mortar helps to bring out the flavours for a delicious no-cook pasta sauce. Make it more indulgent with creamy burrata cheese
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Creamy crab & pea pasta

3.588235

(17 ratings)

Fresh crab is one of summer’s real treats and its delicate flavour means it needs only minimal cooking
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Niçoise pasta

5

(5 ratings)

This quick and easy pasta and tuna dish brings summer flavours to your tastebuds all year round
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Summer pea pasta

3.6

(5 ratings)

No time to cook? This light, fresh pasta dish is ready to eat in 15 minutes
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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