The beauty of pasta lies in its immense versatility. Whether you’re serving it up a rich, slow-cooked ragù or simply tossing some penne with garlic, chilli, and olive oil, pasta is the store cupboard gift that keeps on giving. It’s no wonder Jamie Oliver, champion of quick and easy cooking, is such a fan. Here, we’ve gathered a selection of Jamie’s best meat-free pasta recipes, including a five-ingredient mushroom pasta and a comforting vegetarian pasta bake. Scroll on to check them out.
Lemon, Parmesan and mint lend this courgette linguine from 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food a bright and summery feel.
Embrace the nutty flavour of spelt pasta with this Superfood Spaghetti recipe from Everyday Super Food. Healthy, quick and intensely flavoursome.
This dish from Jamie’s 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food is the perfect midweek meal. Quick to prepare, and using only five ingredients, it’s a great recipe to have up your sleeve.
Basil, anchovy, chilli and pine nuts transform this Broccoli Pasta from Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals into something that will make your taste buds sing. Served with a quick chopped garden salad, it’s a fresh, colourful supper.
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A comforting tomato and ricotta pasta from Jamie’s Everyday Super Food, this is summery family food made easy.
Jamie’s vegetarian bolognese swaps lentils for the traditional minced beef to create a protein-rich, meat-free dinner.
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A meat-free twist on the all-time classic carbonara, this version is packed with sweet, slow-cooked leeks and topped with plenty of parmesan.
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Jamie Oliver’s Scruffy Aubergine Lasagne with Sweet Tomato Sauce with Garlic, Sage and Lemon, Cheese and Almond Crunch
This rich and comforting lasagne is made with lots of aubergines and tomatoes, as well as a moreish cheese and almond topping.
A tasty vegetarian meal that uses just five ingredients and can be on the table in under 30 minutes – what’s not to love?
For those days when you can’t decide between a healthy green salad and a comforting bowl of cheesy pasta, this dish has it all.
A real centrepiece of a dish, this lasagne combines sweet leek and fennel with no less than four cheeses.