Pasta with Sausage and Artichoke Hearts

Ingredients: 12 oz of Penne pasta or Ziti 1 lb of Italian Sausage, casings removed 4 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 14 oz Jar of Artichoke Hearts in Brine, removed from the brine and patted very dry 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced 2 Tbsp of Parsley, chopped 2 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter 1/2 cup of […]

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Ingredients: 3/4 lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cut into bite size pieces 12 oz of Linguine or Pasta of your Choice 1 Red Bell Pepper, cut into strips 1 Yellow Bell Pepper, cut into strips 1 Yellow Onion, cut into half moon slices 8 oz Cremini Mushrooms, sliced 4 Cloves of Garlic 2 Tbsp […]

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 8 oz of Short Cut Pasta 1/2 cup of Oil Packed Sun Dried Tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup of Marinated Artichoke Hearts, chopped 1/4 cup of Chopped Scallions 1 Tbsp of Fresh Chopped Parsley 1 Tbsp of Chopped Dill 1/4 cup of Pitted Kalamata Olives, chopped 2 tsp of Whole Grain Mustard Juice of One […]

Spring Vegetable Pasta

Ingredients: 10 oz of Short Cut Pasta such as penne, bow ties 2 Zucchini, diced 1 Yellow Squash, diced 4oz of Asparagus, trimmed and diced 4oz of Button Mushrooms, quartered 2 cups of Broccoli Florets 1 Red or Orange Bell Pepper, diced 2 cups of Halved Cherry Tomatoes 4 Cloves of Garlic 2 Tbsp of […]

Rainbow Pasta

INGREDIENTS pasta flour (125g) 1 tsp of salt 1 tbsp of olive oil 1 small beetroot yellow pasta pasta flour (125g) 1 tsp of salt 1 tbsp of olive oil 2 egg yolks pinch of saffron black pasta pasta flour (125g) 1 tsp of salt 1 tbsp of olive oil squeeze of squid ink green […]

Gorgonzola Cream Sauce – Creamy Pasta Sauce

Ingredients: 1 cup heavy whipping cream (36% fat) salt and pepper to taste cayenne to taste 3 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled 2 tbsp chopped Italian parsley finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, optional 6 ounces dry mini-ravioli (double to 12-oz if using fresh ravioli or tortellini) 1/2 apple, diced 1/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts

Short Rib Pasta

Ingredients: 3 Leftover Short Ribs, meat shredded 2 cups of Sauce, with the veggies ¼ cup of Heavy Cream 2 Tbsp of Fresh Chopped Basil 1 Tbsp of Fresh Chopped Parsley ½ cup of Freshly Grated Parmiggiano 12oz of Pasta, penne, rigatoni, any tube shaped pasta will do

Easy Creamy Pesto Pasta

Ingredients: 250g Pasta 1 cup cream 1/2 basil pesto 1/4 cup chopped parsely pepper to season Parmesan cheese to serve (optional)

Hot Wheels Pasta

Ingredients: 2 generous cups dry rotelle pasta 2 zucchini, sliced 2 to 3 cups of sliced pepper rings, seeded 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup green onion 1 anchovy filet 3 garlic cloves, minced salt and pepper to taste 2 cups prepared tomato sauce (use a pinch of sugar if sauce needs it) 3/4 cup […]

Shrimp & Pasta Shells Salad

Ingredients for 8 portions: For the dressing: 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise 2 tsp Dijon mustard 2 tsp ketchup 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 lemon, juiced 1 tsp salt, or to taste cayenne to taste 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill The rest: 12-oz package pasta shells 1 pound bay shrimp, or other small cooked shrimp, drained […]

Fresh Pasta Without A Pasta Machine

Salmon with Pasta

Ingredients: – 400 gr salmon – Pasta – 1 onion – 2 garlic cloves – 2 tomatoes – Optionally some butter

Cooking Tips: How to Cook Pasta Perfectly

Pasta With Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 Head of Cauliflower, core removed and florets cut into small pieces 3 Cloves of Garlic, minced 3 Tbsp of Olive Oil Pinch of Hot pepper Flakes 2 Cups of Chicken Stock 2 Tbsp of Fresh Chopped Parsley 1 cup of Freshly Grated Parmiggiano 12 oz of Short Rigatoni or any other short cut […]

Pesto Pasta Chicken

Sausage & Pasta Salad

Ingredients: serves 4 6 chicken sausages 1 zucchini 3 cups pasta 1/4 cup parsley 1 cup cherry tomatoes 1 cup baby rocket leaves 1 cup baby bocchini cheese Easy Italian Dressing 1/2 cup red/white vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil salt & pepper 1 tsp parsley

Tortellini Pasta Salad

Pizza Pasta Bake

Creamy Spinach Pasta

Ingredients For Pasta 6 0z penny pasta approx. 2 cups uncooked pasta 1 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon salt Sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons all purpose flour (plain flour, maida) 1 teaspoon dry basil 1 teaspoon Italian herb mix 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes adjust to taste 1 cup heavy […]

Beef Pasta Bake

Ingredients: 3 cups Penne Pasta 3 Tomatoes 2 tins tomatoes 1 cup water 1 cup grated cheddar cheese 1 cup breadcrumbs 1 1/2 cups cubed steak

Egg & Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 250g pasta 4 hard boiled eggs 1 celery stick 1 small red bell pepper/capsicum 4 spring onions/scallions 1/4 cup chopped parsley 2/3 cup whole egg mayo 2 tsp dijon mustard 1/2 lemon, juiced

Butternut Squash Pasta

Ingredients: Approx. 2-1/2 cups of uncooked spiral pasta Approx. 3 cups of butternut squash peeled and cut in about 1/2 inch pieces 2 tablespoon oil 1-1/2 teaspoon salt adjust to taste 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour (maida) 1 cups milk 1/2 cup cream 1 teaspoon fennel seeds crushed (saunf) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup butternut […]

Pasta With Sausage in a Creamy Pesto Sauce

Jalapeno Pesto Pasta

Ingredients: Pasta – 16 oz (Penne or your preference – cooked according to package directions) Baby Bella Mushrooms – 12 oz, sliced Onion – 1 small, sliced Red Bell Pepper – 1/2, sliced Olive Oil – 4 Tbsp, divided All-purpose Flour – 2 Tbsp Milk – 1 1/2 cups Jalapeno Basil Pesto – 2 Tbsp […]

Pasta with Broccoli

Ingredients: 4 cups of Broccoli Florets 4 Cloves of garlic, sliced ¾ cup of Chicken Stock Salt and Pepper, to taste 8oz of Pasta 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter ¼ cup of Freshly Grated Parmiggiano Reggiano Pinch of Hot Pepper Flakes


This midweek meal is surprisingly elegant and can be thrown together in the time it takes to boil the pasta. The main ingredients (peas, prawns, pasta, onion) all stay in the freezer or dry store until you need them and can whipped up in no time at all. There are a lot of p’s in […]