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20 Simple and Delicious Pasta Recipes

Everybody loves pasta, so here's 20 easy recipes for some fresh inspiration

20 Simple and Delicious Pasta Recipes

Is there ever a situation where pasta isn't the answer? Whether you want to create something delicious using existing ingredients, or have a specific taste you'd like to master, pasta is always a great choice. 

It's also one of the easiest dishes to swap ingredients in and out of to suit your preference, so if you're vegan or vegetarian, there are many options available for you.

Embrace having a whole lot more time at home – and in the kitchen – and #GetYourCookOn, with our 20 quick, simple and tasty pasta recipes.

And remember to include this hashtag, and tag @asda when trying our recipes!

Spring Vegetable Pasta with a Creamy Smoky Bacon Sauce

Now that it's spring, why not bring fresh flavours to your plate in this seasonal pasta dish that's full of greens. 


Dairy-Free Carbonara Pasta

Carbonara is a classic and indulgent pasta dish, yet this version takes out the dairy, and tastes incredible too. 

Chilli, Lemon and Chicken Pasta

Have leftover chicken? Use it up in this speedy 15-minute pasta dish featuring lemon, chicken and chilli.

Lemon, Chicken and Smashed Pea Pasta

You could also use your leftover chicken in this recipe along with sweet smashed peas and a hint of zingy citrus.


Creamy Green Veg Pasta

Bring a burst of greens to your plate in this spring vegetable pasta dish


Bacon, Leek and Mushroom Pasta

This pasta dish tosses earthy ingredients such as leek and mushroom together with smoky bacon and a dash of Tabasco (if you like heat). 

Sloppy Joe Pasta Bake

Spicy mince beef sauce, often known as Sloppy Joe, is the star of this tasty pasta bake dish.

Sweet Chilli Salmon Pasta

Fish also works well in pasta dishes, just like in this recipe, that's super speedy to make.

Sausage and Broccoli Bow Tie Pasta

Using the classic Italian combo of pork and fennel sausages, this authentic pasta dish is an all-time favourite.

Butternut Squash and Spinach Gnocchi

Soft potato pillows known as gnocchi are the star of this veg-packed pasta dish.

Tenderstem Broccoli and Pesto Pasta Bake 

This pasta bake uses green pesto and crème fraîche to make a quick and easy sauce. It's then baked with mozzarella cheese and pine nuts.

Spaghetti with Savoy cabbage, leek and smoked bacon lardons

Are you a Savoy cabbage lover who also enjoys smoky flavours? If so then this easy-to-cook pasta is for you! In just 20 minutes you could have a comforting bowl of spaghetti twirled through crunchy greens to enjoy. 

Warm Roasted Vegetable, Chicken and Pasta Salad

This colourful pasta dish features aubergines, peppers, and basil leaves for a splash of colour. It's a quick one too. 

Baked camembert spaghetti

Perfect spaghetti is twirled through gooey Camembert cheese and topped with crunchy toppings in this comforting dish. 

Leftover Sausage Pasta

Use up your leftover sausages in this easy penne pasta recipe – although any pasta will do!

Meatball Pasta

Meatball pasta is popular for a reason! A family favourite to many households, this classic dish can't be beaten. 

PRAWN, CHILLI and lemon courgetti

Some pasta is replaced with courgette noodles in this dish for fewer carbs and fresher flavours.

Beef Ragu with Butternut Squash and Pappardelle 

Pasta ragu with ribbons of butternut squash? Yes please! It may take a while to cook down the sauce in this recipe, but it's well worth the wait.


Family Bolognese

A warming bowl of pasta Bolognese is an unforgettable dish. This recipe is shared by Lisa Faulkner from EastEnders, and is truly delicious.

Mushroom, Broad Bean and Leek Tagliatelle

Canned broad beans saves the day in this hearty pasta dish, with lemon adding depth to the sauce.