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10 simple ways to quickly cook delicious pasta

When you feel like eating something tasty without having to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, then these simple pasta recipes are your best bet. They give you various options, depending on your preferences, and lunch or dinner is ready! Here are some suggestions for recipes where pasta is the main ingredient.

Simple pasta recipes - 10 ways to quickly cook delicious pasta

These quick, tasty and easy-to-prepare pasta recipes from various combinations of ingredients are good to try when you want to prepare either breakfast, lunch or dinner. These steps will guide you on how to go about the cooking:

  1. Spaghetti with tomato sauce
  2. Pasta with canned minced meat
  3. Pasta Arrabiata - simple pasta recipes
  4. Spaghetti Carbonara - the authentic recipe
  5. Pasta au gratin in the oven from 4 ingredients
  6. Pasta with zucchini and garlic
  7. Pasta with canned mushrooms
  8. Pasta with canned tuna
  9. Pasta salad with vegetables
  10. Easter with chicken
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Ingredients

  • Salt
  • 5 teaspoons of olive oil
  • 100g parmesan cut into pieces
  • 1 sprig of basil
  • 3 onions
  • 6 tomatoes
  • 500g of spaghetti
  • Pepper

Method of preparation:

Wash the tomatoes and remove the stems. Immerse in boiling water, and when the skin starts to come off, drain, let cool, and cut into small cubes. The onion is cleaned, washed and lightly browned in a pan in a little oil. Then add the tomatoes, basil and season with salt and pepper. Continue to simmer for another 30 minutes until the sauce begins to reduce.

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Meanwhile, boil the spaghetti in water with a little salt, according to the instructions on the package. Drain and put over the tomato sauce and mix well. They are then removed on a plate and decorated with pieces of parmesan and basil leaves.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag fusilli pasta
  • 250 g minced meat
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 250 ml tomato juice
  • 1 tablespoon of cheese
  • Salt

Method of preparation: Heat the meat in a pan with oil and gently break it open with a spoon. Leave it until it completely changes colour and is fried for about 15 minutes.

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Meanwhile, boil the pasta for 10 minutes in salted water and drain very well. Place the pasta and meat in an oven dish, pour the tomato juice on top and mix well. Sprinkle the cheese and put it in the oven for 30 minutes.

Ingredients:

  • 450g of pasta
  • 430g tomato sauce
  • 6 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • A handful of freshly chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: grated parmesan on top
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Method of preparation:

Put the pasta to boil. Heat the oil in a pan. Add the crushed garlic and hot pepper flakes and sauté until the garlic is lightly browned (2-3 minutes). Pour the tomato sauce into half a cup of water. Mix, reduce the heat and leave for 10 minutes.

Drain the pasta when done. Add the parsley over the sauce and then pour everything over the pasta. Sprinkle parsley on top, if desired, before serving. The basic recipe is considered spicy, but you can decide the intensity of the spices used.

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Ingredients:

  • 200 g of spaghetti
  • 120 g pancetta (ham)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 150 g grated parmesan
  • 60 ml dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Method of preparation:

Cook the spaghetti according to package directions. Finally, drain them well. While the pasta water is boiling, cut small strips of pancetta and sear them in a large pan over low heat for about 10 minutes, until slightly crispy.

In a small bowl, beat the eggs with the yolk, season with pepper and add half the amount of parmesan. When the pancetta has browned, add the wine to the pan. Mix it well with the remaining sauce from the meat. Take the pan off the heat. Add the cooked spaghetti to the pan and mix well.

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Pour the beaten eggs into the pan and continue to mix at the same time. The heat from the hot spaghetti and hot pan will help cook the eggs. Sprinkle parsley over and serve with the remaining parmesan.

Ingredients:

  • Easter
  • Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Parmesan
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Method of preparation:

Boil the pasta according to the instructions on the package. Meanwhile, grate the telemeau and parmesan, separately. Beat the eggs in a small bowl, and season with salt and pepper to taste. (If you want, you can add other spices). Combine with telemeau.

When the pasta is cooked, drain the water. Combine them with the beaten eggs and cheese, put them in a non-stick casserole. Sprinkle grated parmesan on top and put in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

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Ingredients:

  • 3 teaspoons of olive oil
  • 4 pumpkins
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 bag of pasta (whichever you want)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Plenty of parmesan.

Method of preparation:

Cut the courgettes into rounds, then into halves. Mash or finely chop the garlic cloves. Pour the olive oil into a large frying pan and, after it has heated up a bit, add the courgettes and garlic to sauté for about 5-7 minutes.

Stir occasionally until the courgettes are soft and the garlic is golden. About halfway through the cooking time, adjust the salt to taste.

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Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain them and run them through cold water. Place the pasta in the pan over the squash, over low heat. Add the freshly grated Parmesan and gently toss the pasta to incorporate. Add salt and pepper to taste, if needed.

Ingredients:

  • 1 green onion link
  • 2 bunches parsley
  • Pepper
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 300 ml of milk
  • 500 g of mushrooms
  • 400 g of pasta
  • 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil.
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Method of preparation:

Put the pasta to boil. Take them out, run them under cold water and let them drain. Separately, clean the mushrooms and wash them well in some water. Clean the onion, wash and cut into thin rings. Sauté in olive oil and add the mushrooms.

After they have hardened, add the flour and hot milk. Mix gently to avoid lumps and finally add the parsley. Season with salt and pepper. The mushroom sauce is served with pasta and parsley.

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Ingredients:

  • 400 g fusilli pasta
  • A canned tuna in its own juice
  • 100 g green olives
  • 200 g boiled corn (canned)
  • 100 ml tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • Olive oil
  • Thyme
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Method of preparation:

Boil the pasta with a pinch of salt, according to the instructions on the package. Drain the water, add the olive oil and tomato sauce, followed by the tomato paste. Keep the pan on fire for 1-2 minutes and turn the pan continuously.

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Then combine the pasta with thyme, salt and pepper, to taste. Add the finely chopped tuna, sliced ​​green olives and cooked corn. Mix well and serve cold tuna salad.

Ingredients:

  • 200 g spiral pasta
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3-4 small tomatoes
  • 200 g of ham
  • 2-3 green onions
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 100 g green peas (or canned)

Method of preparation:

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Boil the pasta in a pot of boiling water, with salt and a little oil and cook according to the instructions on the package. After they are boiled, take them out of the boiling water and keep them in cold water for almost 10 minutes so they don't stick. Wash the vegetables well with cold water.

Then it is cleaned of the skin or seeds and cut into fairly small cubes (or whatever shape you want) and mixed with the pasta that has been removed from the cold water in the meantime. Dice the ham and add it to the other pasta.

Season the salad with olive oil, as much salt as you think is needed, a little white or red pepper and a drop of balsamic vinegar. Vinegar gives the salad a special aroma and a unique taste. It is served as an aperitif or as a side dish to a roast beef in the oven or to a chicken roast, with chopped green basil this time larger.

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Ingredients:

  • 300g of pasta
  • 500g chicken breast
  • 1 onion or a bunch of green onions
  • 2-3 tablespoons of oil
  • 300 cloves of garlic
  • 500g of tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon of tomato paste
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 50g of butter
  • 1 tablespoon breadcrumbs
  • 100g of cheese

Method of preparation:

Boil the pasta in salted water according to the instructions on the package. Pass through a stream of cold water and drain in a colander. Wash the chicken breast, cut it into cubes and fry it in a hot pan.

Add the finely chopped onion, fry gently and extinguish with half a glass of water. Let it simmer until all the sauce is reduced, then add the peeled, finely chopped tomatoes and the tomato paste.

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Season to taste with salt, pepper, garlic and oregano. Grease a heat-resistant dish with butter and cover with breadcrumbs. Put the cooked pasta, then add a few cubes of butter and the tomato sauce with chicken. Grate the cheese on top and gratinate in the hot oven, at the right heat, for 10-15 minutes.

10 of the tastiest simple pasta recipes that you can try at any time of the day.

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