Quick and Easy Spaghetti Recipe with Gazpacho Sauce

Quick pasta recipes

From cheesy one-pot pasta to buttery seafood linguine and Marmite carbonara, these tempting pasta recipes take between 10 and 30 minutes to prepare, making them perfect speedy weeknight dinners

Looking for quick pasta recipes? Want the speediest spaghetti to make for the family? Try our pasta ideas ready in half an hour below, or check out our best vegetarian pasta recipes.


10-minute pasta recipes

Rigatoni with Parma ham and tomatoes

This parma ham pasta is perfect for a really speedy supper and any leftovers will be great for lunch the next day. Prosciutto can be used instead if you can’t find parma ham.

Rigatoni with Parma ham and tomatoes

Fettucine alfredo

For a creamy midweek pasta dish for four, check out this quick and easy fettucine alfredo with plenty of parmesan cheese.

Two plates of Fettuccine Alfredo

Asparagus and anchovy pasta

For a speedy pasta dish which doesn’t compromise on flavour, try our delicious asparagus spaghetti finished with a crunchy fennel seed pangrattato topper.

Two bowls of asparagus spaghetti

Pasta with peas, parmesan and tarragon

This is a great store cupboard supper that only requires five ingredients. It’s creamy and filling but low-fat and only takes 10 minutes to make.

Veggie Pasta With Peas, Parmesan and Tarragon Recipe

15-minute pasta recipes

Linguine with prawn butter sauce

This simple linguine with prawn butter sauce is creamy, rich and full of flavour. Ready in just 15 minutes, it’s a midweek meal you’ll make again and again.

Linguine Pasta Recipe With Prawn Butter Sauce

Pasta with kale, anchovies and lemon

Simple but so effective. This easy pasta dish manages to be both light and comforting at the same time, teaming kale with melting anchovies, garlic and lemon.

Pasta with kale, anchovies and lemon

Gazpacho sauce spaghetti

Ready in just 15 minutes, this simple recipe sees spaghetti tossed in a smooth yet fiery no-cook sauce, inspired by classic Spanish gazpacho.

Quick and Easy Spaghetti Recipe with Gazpacho Sauce

Take your pasta salad to the next level by adding sweet diced tomatoes and mozzarella cheese balls for a light veggie dinner.

Two bowls filled with curly pasta, roast tomatoes, basil and white cheese balls

This twist on classic spaghetti carbonara uses Marmite, which gives it a delicious savoury flavour. Serve with a generous sprinkle of parmesan and parsley.

Marmite Pasta Carbonara Recipe

One-pot four cheeses pasta

Together, pasta and cheese make killer comfort food. This 25-minute dinner is super simple – it’s all cooked together in one pan so you’ll save on washing up.

One-Pot Four Cheeses Pasta Recipe

30-minute recipes

Leek carbonara

This rich leek carbonara only takes 30 minutes to prepare and cook, so it’s a brilliant weeknight dish for two.


Creamy sausage and fennel one-pan pasta

Rigatoni and sausage is a classic combo but any short pasta will work for this magic one-pot recipe, ready in half an hour.

Creamy Sausage Bake

Macadamia pesto pappardelle

Ramp up your classic pine nut pesto with toasted macadamias and toss through long ribbons of pappardelle for a vibrant dinner that’s on the table in 30 minutes.

Pappardelle Recipe with Macadamia Pesto

Pasta with smoky sausage ragu

Adding smoked paprika and fennel seeds will give you a more interesting pasta sauce than you can buy, and rigatoni is the perfect pasta shape for clinging onto all that flavour.

Smoky sausage ragu pasta

Creamy sprouts and pancetta spaghetti

Pair earthy sprouts with plenty of cream, pancetta, garlic and white wine for a genius spaghetti tea for two. Finish with lemon juice and zest to lift that creamy flavour.

Sprouts Pancetta Creamy Spaghetti

Green linguine

Check out our super simple green linguine. This quick and easy pasta dish is veggie-friendly, low in calories and will help you pack in your veg for the day.

Green Linguine Recipe