You just can’t beat fresh pesto. It’s so quick and easy to whizz together in a food processor and it instantly takes cooked pasta to the next level. This Mixed Herb Pesto uses a mixture of 4 different herbs, rather than just basil, so it’s a great way to reduce food waste.
Italian food is a diverse cuisine with modern and traditional elements - we have a wide choice of Italian recipes to try. From Pasta to Gnocchi to amazing Pizzas, find the perfect Italian recipe to make even the wisest Italian grandmother envious!
Want a creamy and delicious pasta meal on the table in under 15 minutes? This Creamy Mushroom Pasta not only tastes far more indulgent than it actually is, but it’s quick and simple to make. A great date night meal that will impress, without you having to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Creamy garlic mushrooms on a bed of pasta and topped with fresh herbs.
Mushroom and Spinach Risotto is hearty comfort food at its best. An easy weeknight meal, but special enough for date night too.
A sausage pasta bake is a delicious comforting dish that is perfect for batch cooking and freezing. Easy to adapt and add lots of vegetables to, it’s a simple weeknight meal that the whole family will love. Use any kind of pasta, any kind of sausage (even meat free), and any veg you have that needs using up.
It can be difficult for most of us to get enough vegetables in to our diet, but it’s even harder if you don’t like vegetables at all. This slow cooker hidden vegetable pasta sauce has the vegetables all blended up in to it, so you won’t even know there are there.
Spaghetti Bolognese is always a family favourite, but this version uses just mushrooms instead of beef to make a vegetarian (it can even be vegan) version of a classic Italian dish. Swapping meaty dishes for vegetarian versions a few times a week can have a huge impact on your health (and environment) and because mushrooms have a real meaty texture, you won’t notice the difference.
It doesn’t get much more comforting than a creamy pasta bake and this Creamy Tomato and Chicken Pasta Bake is an easy weeknight meal that will feed a hungry family of 4, or 2 with leftovers to take to work. A creamy tomato sauce with chunks of chicken, and plenty of cheese of course!
Sweet and juicy roasted tomatoes stirred through garlic herb spaghetti and mixed with Parma Ham is such a simple and classic pasta dish. Roast the tomatoes ahead of time and then heat them up with the spaghetti when you are ready to eat it – this pasta with tomatoes and basil is an easy weeknight meal.