25 cheesy pasta recipes
What's more comforting than a bowl of cheesy pasta? From creamy fettuccine alfredo to chorizo mac 'n' cheese and classic pasta bakes, take a look at our easy recipes
Looking to use up some cheese? Want the best pasta recipes? Make the most of this versatile ingredient in fusilli, penne and spaghetti dishes. Layers of mozzarella, creamy mascarpone or clouds of parmesan can transform the simplest of meals.
Cheesy pasta recipes
A winning weeknight dinner, Sabrina Fauda-Rôle's one-pot dish features goat’s cheese, mascarpone, comté and blue cheese.
Grana Padano and creamy mascarpone take this ham hock rotolo to cheesy new heights, perfect for a comforting family meal.
Find more flavoursome ham hock recipes, from risottos to salads.
Plenty of parmesan cheese is key in this quick and easy fettucine alfredo, a perfect weeknight dinner for four.
This classic gets an update with salty bacon and smoky chorizo, making for a satisfying and comforting dish.
Pasta, butter and plenty of parmesan are the heroes in this classic Tuscan recipe from Padella that's winningly simple to make.
This simple but satisfying combination of parmesan, crispy bacon and freshly ground pepper is a real crowd-pleaser and makes for a speedy midweek meal.
Parmesan, pancetta and double cream meet in this ultra-creamy one-pot pasta, a comforting weekend treat for the whole family to tuck into.
Tuna pasta bake is made extra cheesy with plenty of oozing cheddar baked with fusilli, rosemary and dried chilli flakes.
Cottage cheese is combined with milk and garlic granules to make a smooth and cheesy pasta sauce, perfect with wholewheat spaghetti.
Featuring nutty parmesan, creamy mozzarella and juicy chopped tomatoes, this veggie dish is easy to put together and offers moreishly cheesy results.
Soft goat’s cheese pairs well with wilted spinach in this creamy and rich penne dish, garnished with more parmesan for extra cheesy flavour.
A belter of a main, meaty lasagne is jazzed up with meatballs, mozzarella and parmesan for an indulgent Italian dish to present at your next dinner party.
Creamy ricotta and spinach fill giant pasta shells in this impressive veggie pasta bake for two, ready on the table in under an hour. Try our vegetarian bake ideas here.
Our filling veggie main of winter greens, creamy ricotta and cannelloni will have your guests coming back for more.
This creamy, fresh-tasting one-pot pasta with a soft cheese and parmesan sauce is a brilliantly speedy weeknight dinner for two.
Parmesan, crème fraîche, lemon zest and juice, black pepper and parsley combine to make a dinner bursting with creamy, zesty flavours.
Perfect when you're in the mood to cuddle-up with a bowl of cheesy carbs, this comfort food classic only needs five ingredients (and hits the spot every time).
A super simple vegetarian pasta bake packed with creamy feta, tomatoes and olives. Casarecce or gemelli pasta shapes work well here, as does a rocket salad served on the side.
Rigatoni and sausage is a classic combo but any short pasta will work for this magic one-pot filled with soft cheese and parmesan.
Creamy, comforting and easy to make, this simple one-pot pasta with double cream and parmesan is a great weekend treat for the whole family.
Check out this simple sausage pasta recipe with kale and mustard. This Italian sausage pasta dish is super quick and easy to make, and you can easily use spaghetti if you don't have rigatoni.
Have a go at our Sicilian pasta with pistachio sauce with ricotta and parmesan. The ingredients are simple and it's ready in 20 minutes
Use creamy blue cheese such as gorgonzola or dolcelatte in this pasta dish, full of bold, comforting flavours to perk you up midweek. Plus, it's super easy and ready in just 30 minutes.
The ultimate sausage pasta bake, this quick and easy family favourite calls for tubes of rigatoni pasta, mozzarella and plenty of fresh rosemary.
Put a twist on a classic pasta dish with this easy crowd-pleaser, filled with with a cheesy pasta filling, garlicky spring greens and crispy parmesan topping.