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
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.
For a creamy midweek pasta dish for four, check out this quick and easy fettucine alfredo with plenty of parmesan cheese.
For a speedy pasta dish which doesn’t compromise on flavour, try our delicious asparagus spaghetti finished with a crunchy fennel seed pangrattato topper.
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.
15-minute pasta recipes
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.
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.
Ready in just 15 minutes, this simple recipe sees spaghetti tossed in a smooth yet fiery no-cook sauce, inspired by classic Spanish gazpacho.
Take your pasta salad to the next level by adding sweet diced tomatoes and mozzarella cheese balls for a light veggie dinner.
This twist on classic spaghetti carbonara uses Marmite, which gives it a delicious savoury flavour. Serve with a generous sprinkle of parmesan and parsley.
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.
This rich leek carbonara only takes 30 minutes to prepare and cook, so it’s a brilliant weeknight dish for two.
Rigatoni and sausage is a classic combo but any short pasta will work for this magic one-pot recipe, ready in half an hour.
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.
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.
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.
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.