Check out my 10 pasta recipes – for when you’re stuck in a pasta rut!

Check out my 10 pasta recipes (that aren't spag bol!) - for when you're stuck in a pasta rut!

Gotta love the versatility of pasta.  Quick, easy and the one thing I can pretty much guarantee the kids will devour!

I’ve got to admit, good old spag bol is still a family favourite that we have at least every couple of weeks. I sometimes feel like I’m cheating – a food blogger who should be experimenting and trying new things – always going back to a simple spag bol.  So I love to look for new, simple pasta dishes to fit into the recipe rotation.

Here are a few of my faves!

Chicken and Bacon Pasta Bake: Lots of peppers and spinach in there that the kids eat without even noticing!

Cheesy Pasta Bake With Chicken And Bacon - a family favourite (and it makes great leftovers too!).

Garlic Bread Spaghetti: – ready in 20 mins!

Garlic Bread Spaghetti - yes I really did make garlic bread crumbs from a shop-bought garlic bread, but it was delicious!

Lasagne Soup: All the taste of lasagne in soup form!

One pan lasagne soup - all the taste of lasagne but so much simpler!

One Pot Cajun Chicken Pasta: A bright and spicy dinner, all cooked in one pan!

This quick Cajun chicken one-pot is a winner for the family dinner table. Cajun spiced chicken in a creamy tomato sauce – with pasta and extra veg.

Tuna Pasta Bake: Cheesy and delicous – made with mostly store-cupboard ingredients!

Creamy Tuna Pasta Bake - a classic meal that everyone loves - with mostly store-cupboard ingredients!

One Pot Garlic Chicken Pasta: Mmmmm lots of lovely kale in this one.

Garlic Chicken pasta with Kale - a tasty one-pot dish ready in 25 minutes.

Make-Ahead Spaghetti: You can even freeze and reheat this one!

You can make this flavour-packed spaghetti dish ahead of time - without it clumping together. Full of veg, plus crispy bacon. Just reheat for a quick dinner. Freezable too!

Pan Fried Salmon With Creamy Lemon Spaghetti: A lovely light dinner with extra green veg.

Salmon and spaghetti in a creamy lemon sauce with green veg - easy, healthy and really really tasty!

Penne Arrabiata with Mozzarella and Chorizo: A spicy twist on the classic Arrabiata.

Penne Arrabiata with Mozzarella and Chorizo - a delicious twist on the classic!

One Pan Spaghetti and Meatballs: Yep the whole thing – meatballs, spaghetti and sauce are all cooked in the same pan!

Meatballs and spaghetti cooked together in one pan – less washing up yay!

Phew, pasta fix done! Do you have a regular pasta recipes that you cook all the time? I’d love to hear!


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  1. ukuze says:

    So appetizing! Will surely try this recipe one of these days! I love that thanks for sharing .