Summer pasta

Neil Perry's angel hair pasta with prawn, pea and lemon sauce.
Neil Perry's angel hair pasta with prawn, pea and lemon sauce.

Pasta is a perfect summer dish. It's satisfying and nourishing and doesn't involve firing up the oven. Put in-season ingredients such as tomatoes, basil and zucchini to good use in these light pasta dishes.

Recipes

Make your own pasta

Make your own pasta

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

STEVE MANFREDI

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Fresh tomato sauce

Fresh tomato sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Stephanie Alexander

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Pesto

Pesto

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Angel hair pasta with prawn, pea and lemon sauce.

Angel hair pasta with prawn, pea and lemon sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
Tomato Base sauce

Tomato base sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Fiona Smith

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
thumb

Grilled chicken & pasta salad

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

San Remo

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Tomato and ricotta pasta

Ricotta and tomato pasta

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Bill Granger

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (13)
Pasta al limone

Pasta al limone

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Michelle Berkowitz

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Zucchini Carbonara.

Zucchini carbonara

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Blue swimmer crab linguine

Blue swimmer crab linguine

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Brigitte Hafner

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Penne with zucchini and tomato sauce

Penne with zucchini and tomato sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

STEVE MANFREDI

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Spaghetti with tuna, lemon and rocket

Spaghetti with tuna, lemon and rocket

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

STEVE MANFREDI

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Spaghetti with tomatoes, chilli, fetta and parmesan

Spaghetti with tomatoes, chilli, feta and parmesan

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Lynne Mullins

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Spaghetti with mussels

Spaghetti with mussels

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Lynne Mullins

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Ricotta gnocchi with tomato vinaigrette

Ricotta gnocchi with tomato vinaigrette

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Kate Gibbs

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Linguine with Lemon Parsley and Mint

Linguine with lemon, parsley and mint

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

STEVE MANFREDI

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
The best spag pom ever - spaghetti alla pomodoro

Spaghetti alla pomodoro

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Spaghetti with fresh tomato and basil sauce

Spaghetti with fresh tomato and basil sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

STEVE MANFREDI

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Karen Martini's spaghettini of zucchini, mint, pine nuts and pecorino.

Spaghettini of zucchini, mint, currants, pine nuts and pecorino

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Karen Martini

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)