With the classic cupboard staple, you can make plenty of different quick mid-week dinners and easy entertaining options so you can spend more time with family and friends.

Check out our collection of easy pasta recipes below:

  • Hoki pasta

    By
    Sealord

    A tasty and speedy fish pasta dish from Sealord.  see more

  • Beef, eggplant and pasta salad

    By
    Fresh Meals Made Easy

    This is a blend of fresh ingredients to create the perfect meal.  see more

  • Puttanesca Pasta

    By
    Claire Aldous for Dish magazine

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  • Toni's smoked salmon pasta

    By
    The Gates Country Lodge

    This wonderfully light and tasty recipe is sure to be a winner, it's a quick and satisfying pasta dish, perfect for a weeknight meal.  see more

  • Gluten free pasta salad with asparagus and salmon

    By
    Healtheries

    If a kiwi summer for you means sun, backyard cricket and a barbecue, make sure you serve a yummy pasta salad like our asparagus and salmon recipe.  see more

  • Broccoli, bacon & pesto pasta

    By
    New World

    A lovely creamy pasta with the pesto livening up the sauce. For speed the bacon can be microwave for a few minutes. Roughly twenty minutes from opening the fridge to serving up, this has to be a winner!  see more

  • Mediterranean pasta salad

    Mediterranean pasta salad

    By
    New World

    Delicious pasta salad inspired by Mediterranean flavours.  see more

  • Pasta alla Carbonara

    By
    Serena Mars

    This is my Sicilian Grandmother's recipe, and I am posting it here to re-establish the truth behind this dish. It always breaks my heart when I see it at restaurants with cream, peas and bacon. So here it is, the real original Italian pasta carbonara. Enjoy!  see more

  • Portuguese chicken & pasta a la sam

    By
    Manuel Tanguero

    Mama Dilce's chicken and pasta favourite recipe across 3 generations!  see more

  • Salmon & prawns with pasta

    By
    Teresa Ockenden

    I was inspired to create this dish one evening after doing my shop at New World. If you're a seafood lover, this pasta dish is definitely for you!  see more

  • Pasta al tonno

    By
    Annabel Moore

    I love this recipe, it's a great 'go to' meal served with a green salad, it's easy, quick and reliable. Mum gave me the basics of this dish and over the years I've added my own touch. It's also great for leftovers - served the next day as a pasta salad or warmed up for a take to work lunch.  see more

  • Creamy smoked chicken pasta

    By
    Sharyn Newman

    My son always requests this when they come to visit. He doesn’t like onions but loves mushrooms, and partner doesn’t like mushrooms but loves vegetables so I change the recipe to suit.   see more

  • Mussels with pasta

    By
    The Gates Country Lodge

    A great match with Sauvignon Blanc, the zesty lemon and chilli flavours of this simple recipe beautifully complement the mussels and the wine.  see more

  • Chorizo pasta

    By
    New World

    This classic dish is quick to prepare and sure to please.  see more

  • Chicken pasta

    By
    Liz Beazly

    With just 4 ingredients, this colourful pasta dish is a family favourite that doesn't break the budget.  see more

  • Chicken and Hummus Fettucine

    By
    Fresh Meals Made Easy

    Quick and easy this is comfort food with a hint of Middle Eastern flavour.  see more

  • Pasta salad

    By
    Brenda Bridger

    Salad to go with all meals.  see more

  • Creamy tarragon chicken & leek pasta

    By
    Greggs
    Posted
    18 Jul 2013

    Quick, easy, filling and delicious - this chicken pasta will satisfy the whole family.  see more

  • Chicken, blueberry and blue cheese pasta salad

    By
    Bite

    Use leftover barbecued chicken to make this summer pasta salad.   see more

  • Chicken spaghetti

    By
    Fresh Meals Made Easy

    This Chicken Spaghetti is full of good things and quick to make. Add some dark purple olives or crumbled goats cheese instead of Parmesan if you like.  see more

  • One Dish Tomato Pasta

    By
    Fanimals
    Posted
    10 Dec 2018

    Only got one pan? No problem! This is a one dish tomato pasta meal!  see more

  • Creamy bacon & mushroom pasta

    By
    PHILADELPHIA

    A creamy pasta dish full of yumminess!  see more

  • Honey Mustard Chicken & Pasta Salad

    By
    foodinaminute.co.nz

    This is a great salad to rustle up when you have some leftover cooked chicken. The sweet flavour of Honey Mustard is now a Kiwi favourite and is perfect in pasta salads. We love to serve it piled on a bed of rocket, with cucumber, cherry tomatoes and avocado layered on top.  see more