There's nothing more comforting than indulging in a big bowl of your favourite pasta.
Whether you’re a fan of a rich carbonara or a light seafood linguine, we’ve got nine amazing recipes from our friends over at Food Tube to get your tastebuds tingling.
1. Langoustine & squid-ink spaghetti
Straight from the specials board of Jamie’s Italian and chosen by the man himself, this beautiful dish is light and packed full of flavour in equal measure. Sweet Scottish langoustine, cooked in a rich and spicy ‘Nduja sauce with luscious cherry tomatoes, then tossed in fresh squick-ink black spaghetti. Incredible!
2. Speedy spaghetti
If you’re after a quick and easy recipe that tastes sublime, give Gennaro’s Speedy spaghetti a go. Anchovies, garlic and sliced chilli are pan-fried, tossed through the pasta and finished with parsley and a grating of pecorino cheese. Fast food never tasted so good!
3. Fresh seafood linguine
Food Tube’s fish expert Bart Van Olphen is traveling the world to bring you the best fish recipes direct from where they were caught. In this video, he cooks a seafood pasta with garlic and chilli and the freshest, plumpest cockles plucked from Wadden Sea in the Netherlands.
4. Easy spaghetti carbonara
Everyone loves this classic Italian dish and Gennaro has a version you’ll want to make again and again. Cubes of pan-fried pancetta tossed through spaghetti with eggs, Parmesan and butter give this dish a delicious, rich creaminess without the need for cream. Pasta perfection.
5. Pasta frittata
If it’s an easy, tasty and affordable recipe you’re after, check out Gennaro’s Spaghetti frittata. Toss your leftover pasta through seasoned eggs, pan-fry until crisp and golden and bake topped with juicy tomatoes, mozzarella and basil. Simple ingredients, perfectly used – a great dish for a quick dinner or served cold the next day for lunch. Leftovers have never looked so good!
6. Super-quick pasta sauces: Pine nuts & goat’s cheese
Pine nuts and goat’s cheese take centre stage as the Chiappas, aka Michela and Emi, create another quick and easy pasta sauce.
7. Perfect pasta dough
Gennaro shows you how to make perfect pasta dough.
8. Easy tuna pasta bake
Here, mum of two Kerryann Dunlop shares her family classic Tuna pasta bake. Meaty tuna and penne pasta in a rich tomato and basil sauce, topped with cheese and baked until deliciously golden. Simple, affordable ingredients turned in to a winning dish in no time at all.
9. Summer sausage pasta
This colourful recipe for a spicy sausage pasta dish ticks every box. Quality sausages browned with fresh herbs, chilli and fragrant tomatoes, livened up with a good glug of balsamic vinegar – this slowly-cooked dish is packed full of flavour.
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