Easy Bank Holiday Weekend Pasta Recipes

It’s the Bank Holiday weekend – whether you’ve got big things planned or are just enjoying some extra time to yourself, if cooking is the last thing on your mind then we’re here to help. 

Who says you shouldn’t eat well even when you don’t have the energy to cook up a 4-course meal?

Today we’ve pulled together a few of our favourite pasta recipes that are delicious, hearty and make for easy showstoppers if you’re serving up family and friends this weekend.

Lemony Mushroom and Chicken Pasta


This Lemon Mushroom and Chicken pasta is quick and simple to make and is rich in flavour thanks to a zingy blend of garlic, lemon and chilli. You can easily make this dish vegetarian, too – simply omit the chicken for a lighter pasta dish, perfect for summer.


Fiery Asparagus and Chicken Pasta


This fiery asparagus and chicken pasta recipe all of the family will love. You can reduce or omit all of the chilli altogether if your taste buds can’t handle the heat. Either way this recipe is guaranteed to become a family favourite for years to come.

Spaghetti with Leeks, Peas, Bacon and Lemon


Spaghetti with Leeks, Peas, Bacon and Lemon is a quick and easy dish to rustle up, making a delicious mid-week lunch or supper.  Make it vegetarian by leaving out the bacon.

Spinach and Feta Lasagne

Spinach and feta lasagne

Spinach and feta lasagne is a fantastic alternative to the classic meat variety.  Perfect served with a crisp salad and some warm crusty bread.

Wild Mushroom Pappardelle


The mushrooms and shallots pair perfectly for a deliciously fragrant dish that takes just 20 minutes to prepare and even less time to cook. This wild mushroom pappardelle recipe serves four – try doubling it for a large family meal or make a smaller portion for one or two.

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