Pasta starters (32)

For economical yet elegant starter ideas, browse our collection of pasta starters. Ravioli is a great option, as is a cool orzo pasta salad for a casual summer dinner. Find loads of pasta starters here.

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These crispy and crunchy ravioli are so moreish and perfect for an easy-but-unique party nibble. Serve with warm pasta sauce for dipping, or any other variety of sauce you desire. The best part is that they're so crispy, yet baked instead of fried!

Recipe by: chefspecialty

2 reviews

Make your own fresh, spinach-flavoured pasta. Try serving with a simple, creamy sauce.

Recipe by: McKenzie Delling

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Wow your guests at your next dinner party with this simple, yet elegant pasta dish. Linguine is tossed with prawns in a garlic and white wine based sauce. Enjoy with crusty bread or a side salad, if desired.

Recipe by: misteme

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Cheese ravioli topped with green, red and yellow peppers. A nice change from the usual tomato pasta sauces. I cooked this one day for myself, and my family ate all of it before I had a chance. It's that good.

Recipe by: LOSTTHYME

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This is a fantastic dish to make during the summer. Roasted courgette, asparagus, onion and portabello mushrooms are tossed with orzo pasta and Parmesan. Serve as a starter or a main course.

Recipe by: Michelle

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