Cannelloni, or literally 'big tubes', are filled with a mixture of veggies, herbs and cheese.
This homemade pasta recipe requires a bit of effort, but is a true show-stopper! Use a pasta roller if you have one.
Fresh broccoli is tossed with olive oil and roasted under the grill, then added to a tomato and white wine sauce with spinach and feta.
This Italian-style casserole is ideal for a special family dinner – it can be put in the oven well in advance, leaving time to do other things. Don't worry if you get delayed, as the lamb improves with longer cooking. Or it can be left to stand and reheated, with the macaroni added at the last minute. Serve with ciabatta.
A topping lightened with whisked egg whites and finished with a sprinkling of Parmesan can make a simple pasta and vegetable bake very special. You can use a wide variety of vegetables with the pasta in this easy version of a soufflé. Serve with a vitamin-packed salad of chicory and watercress.
Bought stuffed pasta just does not taste anything like silken-textured home-made pasta with a freshly prepared savoury filling. This is not a convenience meal – making pasta does take time – but the result is a marvellous dish, to savour and enjoy at a weekend. This recipe is for the filling. Look on the site for our fresh pasta dough recipe.
This highly spiced dish from Egypt is perfect for vegetarians because it is so rich with protein, due to the combination of lentils and pasta. You'll love the interesting texture and mix of flavours.
This hearty and delicious dish is best made with fresh pasta. You can substitute 500g of cannelloni cooked according to packet directions, then proceed as directed.
A hearty stuffed pasta that has a beef and vegetable filling, baked with a fresh homemade tomato sauce. Serve with a green salad and crusty Italian bread, if desired.
It takes a little effort, but it is always worth it.