Perfecting A Delicious Carbonara Pasta With Grana Padano

There’s not really a food that I enjoy more than a delicious, steaming bowl of hearty pasta. Simple yet elegant, creamy yet versatile. And the best part is the whole family love it as much as I do and it’s such a quick and easy meal to pull together with minimal ingredients. I’ve played around with different methods and elements to perfect this recipe but there’s really no need to over complicate things and I’ve found a generous helping of scrumptious Grana Padano gives it a wonderfully creamy depth of flavour that keeps me coming back for second helpings.

how to make a Delicious Carbonara With Grana Padano

how to make a Delicious Carbonara With Grana Padano

Why Grana Padano?

For this recipe I’ve used Grana Padano Riserva which is matured for over 20 months (giving it a really full flavour). After 9 months all Grana Padano wheels undergo strict testing, only after passing these tests can they be fire branded with a mark that guarantees the quality, by the Grana Padano Protection Consortium’s experts – without this fire-branding, the cheese cannot be called or sold as Grana Padano.

Grana Padano Riserva is aged for a minimum of 20 months and at the request of the producer, undergoes further testing. If they pass these further tests, they will be fire branded with the Riserva mark.

It’s completely carbohydrate free and it’s even suitable for people who suffer from lactose intolerance due to the characteristics of its production and its long ageing period, making it lactose free.

Grana Padano is recognised as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product and is the world’s best-selling PDO cheese. Its PDO status means that it is essentially and exclusively linked to the area in Northern Italy where it is produced, which ensures the ultimate in quality, authenticity and traceability, making it an ideal ingredient in meals and snacks around the globe.

how to make a Delicious Carbonara pasta With Grana Padano

Delicious Carbonara Pasta With Grana Padano

Ingredients

300g fresh spaghetti, you can use whole-wheat if you wish.

125g Grana Padano cheese, finely grated

3 large free-range eggs

100g Cooked chicken or bacon if desired or prosciutto if preferred. (You could also use just cooked peas.)

2 garlic cloves

1 Knob of salted butter

Pinch of salt & pepper

Method

  • Place a large pan on the hob with some salted water and bring to the boil, if using dry pasta start to cook now for 12 minutes, if fresh this will only need 3-4 minutes.
  • Take a large bowl and crack in the eggs, gently beat and add the grated Grana Padano
  • Season the mixture (I like to use white pepper here so that the children don’t protest!)
  • Meanwhile crush in your garlic and add the melted butter, frying over a low heat in a frying pan or large saucepan for a couple of minutes until softened – careful this doesn’t catch on the bottom. Mix in your cooked meat if using (or peas)
  • Drain the cooked pasta (check it’s cooked al dente – firm to bite) and keep aside the cooking water
  • Now, this is the tricky bit so follow carefully to ensure your eggs don’t cook too fast and leave you with scrambled egg – add a couple of tablespoons of the reserved pasta water to your egg mixture and stir gently through, add a couple more if necessary to get your perfect consistency. Once finished, add your cheesy egg mixture back to the empty pasta pan, tip the cooked pasta back in and your buttery garlic (with meat if using) and gently stir it all together.
  • Finally, gently stir through on a low heat until the sauce has thickened, then you’re ready to serve with an extra grating of Grana Padano Riserva to finish it off – delicious!

how to make a Delicious Carbonara pasta With Grana Padano

 

This is by far the children’s favourite quick and easy homemade dinner for when I’ve totally forgotten to take anything out of the freezer, it’s so versatile I love mixing it up and adding things like prawns or asparagus to create a whole new meal and adding dough balls or garlic bread if I have them.

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328 Comments

  1. Leanne Perrett
    October 10, 2018 / 10:24 pm

    i keep a stash of chopped onion peppers and mushrooms in the freezer and when i havent got much time i pop em into frying pan add some chicken and then tip in some sauce nice and quick

  2. Lia Burns
    October 10, 2018 / 9:48 pm

    Oooh that’s hard either spaghetti Bolognese or shepherds pie

  3. Tammy Neal
    October 10, 2018 / 9:23 pm

    Spaghetti carbona x

  4. Kirsteen Mackay
    October 10, 2018 / 8:52 pm

    Stir Fry Chicken and Rice, it’s my favourite food and so quick and easy.

  5. Stephanie Clifford
    October 10, 2018 / 8:04 pm

    Spag bowl! Amazing giveaway

  6. Janice Mackin
    October 10, 2018 / 8:01 pm

    Macaroni cheese.

  7. sharon martin
    October 10, 2018 / 7:41 pm

    Chicken & pasta

  8. Rachael O’brien
    October 10, 2018 / 7:40 pm

    Chilli Bolognese with linguine and plenty of cheese mmmmm

  9. Terrie-Ann Wright
    October 10, 2018 / 6:03 pm

    Cajun Chicken, lots of chicken pieces, corn on the cob and potatoes sliced into wedges in a baking tray, covered with cajun seasoning and cooked for 30-40 mins

  10. Abigail
    October 10, 2018 / 3:47 pm

    Sausage and scrambled egg.

  11. Rachel Golden
    October 10, 2018 / 3:39 pm

    Spaghetti bolonase

  12. Rebecca roberts
    October 10, 2018 / 3:18 pm

    Tuna pasta bake love it .my favourite meal to do quick

  13. matthew monnes
    October 10, 2018 / 2:58 pm

    Love to win

  14. linda curtis
    October 10, 2018 / 1:55 pm

    Roasted butternut squash with goast cheese with pasta

  15. Rebecca mercer
    October 10, 2018 / 1:25 pm

    Has to be spag Bol it’s all our favourite tea

  16. Jeanette Leighton
    October 10, 2018 / 12:39 pm

    Spaghetti bolognese and my 2 children love it , it’s both of their favourites 😊

  17. stephanie
    October 10, 2018 / 12:06 pm

    mac and cheese

  18. Julie Camm
    October 10, 2018 / 11:30 am

    Spaghetti Bolognese

  19. Alison
    October 10, 2018 / 11:06 am

    Pasta with chorizo

  20. Julie Booth
    October 10, 2018 / 10:59 am

    Spaghetti carbonara with a generous helping of parmesan

  21. Samantha J Butler
    October 10, 2018 / 10:23 am

    My quick and easy meal on the go would have to be spag bol with a fruit salad tasty

  22. Debbie Finnerty
    October 10, 2018 / 9:39 am

    chicken fried rice or fajitas are my quick and easy go to, I usually make them mid week when I just can’t be bothered with life anymore haha x

  23. Amy denney
    October 10, 2018 / 9:34 am

    Beans on toast with cheese

  24. Tina Glover
    October 10, 2018 / 9:15 am

    My go to quick meal is pasta with red pesto and chorizo…. so quick and easy and very tasty. Takes 15 minutes in total to make x

  25. Katrina Adams
    October 10, 2018 / 9:10 am

    This looks so delicious, Carbonara is one of my favourite dishes but I don’t often make it myself at home. Will certainly give this a go!

  26. October 10, 2018 / 7:29 am

    Pasta bake with garlic bread and chorizo its quick easy and super tasty.

  27. marie miles
    October 10, 2018 / 7:20 am

    spaghetti carbonara or quiche and salad are what i turn to when time is not on my side, sometimes the simplest of things can be the most satisfying. thanks for the chance id love to win.

  28. Natalie Gillham
    October 10, 2018 / 12:23 am

    Cooked pasta mixed with tuna, mayonnaise and sweertcorn, and topped with grated cheddar cheese

  29. Phill Worboys
    October 9, 2018 / 11:59 pm

    Pasta alla puttanesca is my quick go-to dish.

  30. geoff cheadle
    October 9, 2018 / 11:33 pm

    cottage pie with veg

  31. Fiona Karbal
    October 9, 2018 / 11:29 pm

    Tofu & vegetable stir fry with noodles. I use dried tofu chunks along with a packet of dried noodles, pour boiling water on them, then leave to rehydrate while I’m stir frying onion, carrot, celery and whatever other vegetables are lurking in the fridge. Add the rehydrated tofu and noodles, some soy sauce and ketsap manis, and it’s ready to eat.

  32. Georgie Wright
    October 9, 2018 / 11:19 pm

    Pasta! I make a tomato pasta sauce and stir in some spinach, mozzarella and basil just before serving.

  33. james rowlands
    October 9, 2018 / 9:40 pm

    Cheese and ham toasties

  34. Jessica Hutton
    October 9, 2018 / 9:11 pm

    Steamed veg with rice and sweet chilli sauce xx

  35. Nicola John
    October 9, 2018 / 9:00 pm

    I do one, it’s pancetta friend until crispy …cherry tomatos a splash of white wine, lemon and chilli flakes served with pasta…served with a lovely hard cheese of choice grated over the top

  36. Jo McPherson
    October 9, 2018 / 8:52 pm

    Gnocchi with blue cheese sauce

  37. Amy Jo mclellan
    October 9, 2018 / 8:49 pm

    Pasta bake 🙂

  38. A.E. ADKINS
    October 9, 2018 / 8:44 pm

    Linguine carbonara is usually our quick go to dish or Chinese curry using a dreaded ready made sauce

  39. Nancy Bradford
    October 9, 2018 / 8:20 pm

    I usually go for a whatevers in the fridge fritatta x

  40. Tracy Hanley
    October 9, 2018 / 8:14 pm

    Chorizo, mushroom soup, cheese and pasta

  41. Michelle Wild
    October 9, 2018 / 7:51 pm

    Tuna nicoise.

  42. Alison Clark
    October 9, 2018 / 7:28 pm

    Mine is also a carbonara – I’m pregnant at the minute though so have substituted the eggs for thick cream – very tasty.

  43. Gemma Rishton
    October 9, 2018 / 7:26 pm

    Frittata with plenty of cheese

  44. Sarah Hanson
    October 9, 2018 / 7:26 pm

    Jamie Oliver’s pasta carbonara recipe, takes about 10 mins

  45. Miss Tracy Hanson
    October 9, 2018 / 6:50 pm

    Mac and cheese, often made just that bit tastier with bacon.

  46. Sandra Foreman
    October 9, 2018 / 6:08 pm

    pasta bake

  47. Steph Gray
    October 9, 2018 / 5:27 pm

    Veggie pasta Bake 💙

  48. Louise Whittaker
    October 9, 2018 / 5:04 pm

    Cheese omlette

  49. Elaine Stokes
    October 9, 2018 / 4:53 pm

    macaroni cheese with ham and mushrooms

  50. Valeria Balan
    October 9, 2018 / 4:40 pm

    Bolognese

  51. Sarah Morris
    October 9, 2018 / 4:11 pm

    Tacos

  52. Kat C
    October 9, 2018 / 4:02 pm

    Chili beans and rice

  53. Alisa Moore
    October 9, 2018 / 3:16 pm

    Rice with a variety of steamed veg and tahini sauce

  54. Lynne OConnor
    October 9, 2018 / 3:16 pm

    omelette with whatever veg I have in the fridge

  55. Aaron Milne
    October 9, 2018 / 2:56 pm

    Cheese on toast

  56. Craig Rogers
    October 9, 2018 / 2:17 pm

    A veggie ‘meat sauce’ recipe I found on YouTube. Quick and tasty. Grana Padano would go great on it!

  57. Joanne smith
    October 9, 2018 / 2:14 pm

    Spaghetti Bolognese

  58. Claire Austin
    October 9, 2018 / 2:06 pm

    Spaghetti with prawns chilli & garlic, sprinkling of parsley

  59. Adrian Clarke
    October 9, 2018 / 1:52 pm

    Sausage pasta

  60. Lee Hardy
    October 9, 2018 / 1:50 pm

    eggy bread

  61. Sheila Reeves (CakeReev)
    October 9, 2018 / 1:49 pm

    Tagliatelle Broccloli – nice and simple but so tasty

  62. Laura Avery
    October 9, 2018 / 12:54 pm

    Pasta pesto so very easy x

  63. Fran H
    October 9, 2018 / 12:50 pm

    Beans on toast!!

  64. Monika Bascombe
    October 9, 2018 / 12:42 pm

    pesto pasta

  65. Tracy Hood
    October 9, 2018 / 12:12 pm

    Chilli with cheese, nachos and rice! YUM!!

  66. Andy Craig
    October 9, 2018 / 11:15 am

    Pasta bake, or salmon and veg. If I’m being really lazy, a store bought pizza…

  67. Anna L
    October 9, 2018 / 10:46 am

    Pest pasta and chicken

  68. Mark Wilson
    October 9, 2018 / 10:24 am

    Usually a simple omelette with broccoli and cheese.

  69. Lucinda Fortune
    October 9, 2018 / 10:14 am

    Jacket Potatoes

  70. Alexandra Sharples
    October 9, 2018 / 9:58 am

    Stew

  71. S Kerry
    October 9, 2018 / 8:32 am

    Pita pizza, so easy to make and tastes good too

  72. Bridget Johnson
    October 9, 2018 / 7:52 am

    Bacon and chicken bake

  73. Kerry H
    October 9, 2018 / 7:10 am

    Mac and cheese!

  74. jackie rushton
    October 9, 2018 / 6:30 am

    Spaghetti bolognese

  75. Jamie Millar
    October 9, 2018 / 2:02 am

    sweet chilli chicken wok noodles.

  76. amanda greensmith
    October 9, 2018 / 12:37 am

    cheese on toast x

  77. Adrian Bold
    October 8, 2018 / 11:05 pm

    Macaroni cheese!

  78. lucy
    October 8, 2018 / 10:53 pm

    my quick and easy go to meal is mac and cheese but it will always be my favourite anyway

  79. sarah fielding
    October 8, 2018 / 10:30 pm

    Definitely Spaghetti Bolognese, so delicious and easy to make!

  80. Sam Parkes
    October 8, 2018 / 10:15 pm

    Jacket potato or burgers

  81. Susan Lloyd
    October 8, 2018 / 9:51 pm

    Pasta with pesto x

  82. Lisa Wilkinson
    October 8, 2018 / 9:49 pm

    Stir-Fry

  83. ellie spider
    October 8, 2018 / 9:35 pm

    spag bol its quick and easy 😀

  84. Helen Rosbotham
    October 8, 2018 / 9:20 pm

    Pizza

  85. Emma Davison
    October 8, 2018 / 9:16 pm

    Jacket potato

  86. Ellen Stafford
    October 8, 2018 / 8:39 pm

    Macaroni cheese

  87. Maggie Norvell
    October 8, 2018 / 7:34 pm

    Pasta puttanesca

  88. Herbert Appleby
    October 8, 2018 / 7:31 pm

    a large pot noodle

  89. Carolynn Woodland
    October 8, 2018 / 7:31 pm

    Chilli con carne

  90. sandra henry
    October 8, 2018 / 7:29 pm

    Cheese & tomato omelette

  91. MANDY DOHERTY
    October 8, 2018 / 7:17 pm

    Spaghetti Bolognese

  92. Stef Acaster
    October 8, 2018 / 7:11 pm

    Spaghetti bolognaise

  93. Donna Caldwell
    October 8, 2018 / 6:54 pm

    Mac and cheese so quick and easy

  94. Laura Napier
    October 8, 2018 / 5:54 pm

    Either a macaroni cheese or a pasta bake!

  95. Chirag Patel
    October 8, 2018 / 5:50 pm

    Pasta in tomato sauce

  96. Karen Gray
    October 8, 2018 / 5:22 pm

    I make veggie curry for us when we need something really warming but my go to dish because it is sooo quick and tasty is always spaghetti with a mix of garlic, capers, lemon juice, anchovies and lots of flat leaf parsley, sometimes some chillies if I have them and feel like some heat. If i have them, i’ll sprinkle some toasted pine nuts on top for some buttery crunchiness and I always have some grana padano to grate on top.

  97. Rebecca Whatmore
    October 8, 2018 / 4:55 pm

    Veggie pesto pasta

  98. Angela Kelly
    October 8, 2018 / 4:52 pm

    A chicken pasta bake is always quick and easy.

  99. Jean Cassell
    October 8, 2018 / 4:37 pm

    Vegetable curry

  100. Hannah Smith
    October 8, 2018 / 4:27 pm

    Carbonara for me too! I almost always have eggs and cheese in the fridge, so it’s a great midweek treat 🙂

  101. Natalie thomason
    October 8, 2018 / 4:07 pm

    Cheese omelette

  102. Anthea Holloway
    October 8, 2018 / 3:44 pm

    Spaghetti Bolognese – easy and nutritious and popular with the family too.

  103. Tracy Clark
    October 8, 2018 / 3:37 pm

    Cheese and pickle sandwich

  104. Annaloa Hilmarsdottir
    October 8, 2018 / 3:32 pm

    Spaghetti carbonara.

  105. Sheri Darby
    October 8, 2018 / 3:32 pm

    Spaghetti Carbonara

  106. Fiona Johnstone
    October 8, 2018 / 2:31 pm

    Macaroni and Cheesewith spicy chunks of sausages.

  107. Amanda Gregory
    October 8, 2018 / 1:56 pm

    Cheese on toast

  108. Karen Barrett
    October 8, 2018 / 1:45 pm

    Tuna Pasta Bake

  109. Lynn Neal
    October 8, 2018 / 1:26 pm

    Veggie pasta using whatever veg I have, tinned tomatoes and dried pasta!

  110. gillian hay
    October 8, 2018 / 1:18 pm

    Carbonara yummy

  111. Richard Saunders
    October 8, 2018 / 12:56 pm

    Spag bol

  112. Kay Broomfield
    October 8, 2018 / 12:33 pm

    Green pesto tagliatelle with garlic mushrooms

  113. sarah parker
    October 8, 2018 / 12:20 pm

    spag bol

  114. sue leake
    October 8, 2018 / 12:13 pm

    Warming soup and crusty bread with grated cheese obviously.

  115. hannah igoe
    October 8, 2018 / 10:18 am

    We love tuna pasta

  116. ruth lee
    October 8, 2018 / 9:13 am

    jacket potato

  117. Sharon Hirst
    October 8, 2018 / 8:19 am

    Mushroom risotto

  118. Ruth Carson-Byrne
    October 8, 2018 / 1:07 am

    Pasta bake or carbonara

  119. Deborah Preston
    October 7, 2018 / 11:09 pm

    Mushroom and quorn pasta with crème fraiche sauce

  120. Mary Baldwin
    October 7, 2018 / 10:55 pm

    Risotto as it’s quick, easy and tasty – our current favourites are chicken and chorizo or leek and smoked haddock.

  121. Lucy Robinson
    October 7, 2018 / 10:31 pm

    Homemade spaghetti carbonara

  122. Sarah Mccaffery
    October 7, 2018 / 10:19 pm

    Mac and cheese

  123. Angela Macdonald
    October 7, 2018 / 9:26 pm

    crab and chilli linguine

  124. James Travis
    October 7, 2018 / 9:16 pm

    Curry in the microwave

  125. Margaret Mccaffery
    October 7, 2018 / 8:56 pm

    Homemade lasagne

  126. Chloe Brill
    October 7, 2018 / 7:45 pm

    tuna pasta bake

  127. Susan Hoggett
    October 7, 2018 / 6:41 pm

    A ham and cheese omelette

  128. Kelly Wheelhouse
    October 7, 2018 / 6:21 pm

    minced beef enchiladas! my absolute favourite- takes minimal effort and not too long to cook

  129. Joanna Nichol
    October 7, 2018 / 6:09 pm

    Tuna pasta bake!

  130. Mark Mccaffery
    October 7, 2018 / 5:44 pm

    Chicken tikka masala.

  131. Michaela Turner
    October 7, 2018 / 5:31 pm

    Spaghetti bolognnaise

  132. Mandy Betts
    October 7, 2018 / 5:20 pm

    Tuna linguine – you only need about four ingredients and it’s absolutely delicious. It’s my partner’s favourite

  133. Elaine Garrett
    October 7, 2018 / 4:36 pm

    My go to easy meal is spaghetti carbonara and garlic bread

  134. Jo F
    October 7, 2018 / 4:05 pm

    Spanish omelette

  135. jo liddement
    October 7, 2018 / 3:37 pm

    I find a vegetable pilaf is a quick and easy meal to make for my family.

  136. Laura Pritchard
    October 7, 2018 / 2:45 pm

    Pasta Pesto with chicken & peas or tuna & sweetcorn.

  137. Samantha R
    October 7, 2018 / 2:33 pm

    I love making spaghetti bolognese.

  138. Jennifer Toal
    October 7, 2018 / 2:06 pm

    Omlette

  139. Charmaine Dance
    October 7, 2018 / 12:13 pm

    mac & cheese

  140. Charlotte G
    October 6, 2018 / 9:37 pm

    Jacket potato & cheese.. Nice, quick and easy!

  141. JULIE WARD
    October 6, 2018 / 9:33 pm

    Microwaved baked spuds with cheese and tuna

  142. Kirsten Barthy
    October 6, 2018 / 9:13 pm

    Spaghetti with pesto

  143. frances hopkins
    October 6, 2018 / 8:49 pm

    I like cooking a tomato, basil, garlic and chorizo sauce and cook with pasta and prawns

  144. Kim Murray
    October 6, 2018 / 4:44 pm

    Beans on toast with a poached egg on top x

  145. Elizabeth Cooke
    October 6, 2018 / 11:54 am

    Pasta everytime! And it can be different but is so quick and easy

  146. Jennifer Gardner
    October 6, 2018 / 11:19 am

    Pastabake with meatballs and Italian seasoning.

  147. Joshua Gough
    October 5, 2018 / 9:21 pm

    TOMATO OMLETTE

  148. Tania Atfield
    October 5, 2018 / 6:39 pm

    Kidney bean chilli

  149. Deirdre M
    October 5, 2018 / 2:35 pm

    Coconut Chicken Curry!

  150. Simone Griffin
    October 4, 2018 / 8:24 pm

    Cheese on toast!

  151. MichelleD
    October 4, 2018 / 8:16 pm

    Tomato and mascapone gnocci with garlic bread!

  152. Emilia Nastaly-Howard
    October 4, 2018 / 7:41 pm

    Chicken stir-fry

  153. Fiona Mallard
    October 4, 2018 / 3:58 pm

    Spaghetti bolognese

  154. kimberley ryan
    October 4, 2018 / 3:15 pm

    chicken pasta bake

  155. Kellie easthall
    October 4, 2018 / 1:57 pm

    Stir fried vegetables (whatever I have to hand) soft noodles and a dash of soy sauce! Simple but delicious!

  156. Cheryl O'Sullivan
    October 4, 2018 / 8:24 am

    Pasta with tomato and herb sauce

  157. Rebecca Nisbet
    October 3, 2018 / 10:47 pm

    Ours is omelette, you whack a load of fillings ina pan, break some eggs, cook, throw some cheese on, stick in grill, douse in salad cream voila!

  158. October 3, 2018 / 8:57 pm

    A ring of grated cheese with an egg in the middle, edged with a sliced tomato and put in the oven until the egg is cooked.

  159. jamie banks
    October 3, 2018 / 7:08 pm

    pasta bake x

  160. Maria P
    October 3, 2018 / 6:32 pm

    ham and cheese flatbread with pickles

  161. Joanne Billington
    October 3, 2018 / 4:37 pm

    egg on toast

  162. john foster
    October 3, 2018 / 11:40 am

    sunday dinner

  163. Sharon everett
    October 2, 2018 / 11:46 pm

    Chicken sandwich is my go to meal/snack. 💕

  164. Alice Colling
    October 2, 2018 / 8:36 pm

    Pasta and pesto

  165. Victoria Prince
    October 2, 2018 / 12:32 pm

    (Microwaved) jacket potatoes with baked beans and cheese! So quick and easy

  166. Amanda Baggott
    October 2, 2018 / 11:44 am

    Omelette and chips

  167. Carole Nott
    October 2, 2018 / 11:30 am

    A pasta based recipe with stir fry vegetables – always quick and tasty

  168. Carolyn E
    October 2, 2018 / 9:32 am

    My easy go to meal is a tray of chopped vegoven roasted, with a spatchcocked chicken (or any meat/fish) cooked on top of the veg.

  169. Hayley Lynch
    October 2, 2018 / 9:18 am

    Soup and pasta with garlic bread

  170. rose h
    October 2, 2018 / 7:41 am

    Pasta green pesto brocolli and courgette

  171. Amanda tanner
    October 1, 2018 / 11:09 pm

    Jacket potatoe with cheese and beans

  172. betsy ferguson
    October 1, 2018 / 9:48 pm

    cheesy pasta is quick only taking ten minutes, but i also like to slow bake jacket potatoes – usually have these with cheese xx

  173. Tina H
    October 1, 2018 / 2:43 pm

    Bean chilli with cheese and brown rice is our quick go to.

  174. Nicole Woods
    September 30, 2018 / 4:34 pm

    Vegetable soup

  175. Judith Allen
    September 29, 2018 / 7:28 pm

    Pasta and pesto with salad. Even with just grated carrot with a little lemon juice. Whatever is left in the fridge.

  176. Zoey P
    September 29, 2018 / 5:09 pm

    Prawn pasta

  177. Jules page
    September 29, 2018 / 7:11 am

    Pasta with pesto

  178. Daniel
    September 28, 2018 / 9:03 pm

    Any pasta bake

  179. Emma Howard
    September 27, 2018 / 9:28 pm

    Pasta and pesto – can’t get much quicker and easier than that!

  180. Maxine G
    September 27, 2018 / 6:22 pm

    Spaghetti aglio e olio – simple ingredients but so so tasty and ready in minutes!

  181. Kristyn Harris
    September 25, 2018 / 12:55 pm

    A vegetable curry

  182. Christina Palmer
    September 24, 2018 / 5:20 pm

    Spaghetti Bolognaise is our favourite meal

  183. Abby may
    September 24, 2018 / 4:06 am

    Meatballs and tomato sauce is my go to meal as I no if will always get eaten in my house

  184. Natalie White
    September 23, 2018 / 9:25 pm

    Sausage pasta! 🙂

  185. chelsey hollings
    September 22, 2018 / 9:01 pm

    Spag bol

  186. Catherine Bullas
    September 21, 2018 / 1:58 pm

    Spinach spaghetti with bacon lardons.

  187. Megan Williams
    September 21, 2018 / 7:49 am

    Cottage pie or spaghetti bol

  188. Mark R
    September 20, 2018 / 9:52 pm

    Macaroni cheese and tuna with lots of garlic

  189. Tee Simpson
    September 20, 2018 / 9:48 pm

    Its normally tuna pasta sweetcorn

  190. Jen Oconnell
    September 20, 2018 / 4:38 pm

    Sausage pasta with tomato sauce and lots of cheese!

  191. Jack Barks
    September 20, 2018 / 1:38 pm

    roast chicken salad

  192. Sarah Austin
    September 20, 2018 / 1:11 pm

    Jacket potato

  193. Lorraine Stone
    September 20, 2018 / 10:30 am

    Easy curry and rice.

  194. Ruth Harwood
    September 20, 2018 / 7:37 am

    Chicken Curry using a sauce and extra bits and bats to make it specially ours!

  195. Kathryn Cox
    September 19, 2018 / 10:43 pm

    Mac and cheese

  196. Carol Phile
    September 19, 2018 / 9:20 pm

    Stir fry chicken, veg and noodles with five spice and ginger and garlic and soy

  197. Ella Langford
    September 19, 2018 / 4:03 pm

    Rice Noodle stir fry

  198. claire griffiths
    September 19, 2018 / 11:48 am

    macaroni cheese

  199. christine goody
    September 19, 2018 / 8:48 am

    Jacket potato cheese and coleslaw

  200. Susan B
    September 18, 2018 / 4:30 pm

    A rice noodle stir fry with leftover veggies is my go-to meal.

  201. Holly Peterson
    September 18, 2018 / 10:41 am

    Pasta and Green Pesto with mushrooms and asparagus. Simple and delicious!

  202. joanne casey
    September 18, 2018 / 8:21 am

    chilli-con-carne a real family favourite too

  203. lisa dolatowski
    September 18, 2018 / 7:56 am

    Its got to be mince and tatties!

  204. Charlotte Burford
    September 17, 2018 / 11:46 pm

    Jamie Oliver’s garlic mushroom pasta! Delicious 😊

  205. Maria hackett
    September 17, 2018 / 10:59 pm

    I love grilled salmon with lemon sauce and butter beans xx

  206. Anthony G.
    September 17, 2018 / 10:08 pm

    A stir fry

  207. Ann Willers
    September 17, 2018 / 8:13 pm

    Macaroni cheese and bacon

  208. charlotte
    September 17, 2018 / 7:07 pm

    fajitas! mm

  209. Mark Milsom
    September 17, 2018 / 6:08 pm

    Baked Chicken & Chorizo rice with peppers

  210. amy Simpson
    September 17, 2018 / 2:54 pm

    Basil Pesto with Parmesan Cheese

  211. joanne beale
    September 17, 2018 / 12:58 pm

    Cheese Omelette

  212. Isabell Whitenstall
    September 17, 2018 / 11:46 am

    My go to meal is actually Carbonara, its so quick and easy to make.

  213. JANET HUMPHREY
    September 17, 2018 / 9:53 am

    meatballs for me, often with bacon

  214. Cara Lavery
    September 17, 2018 / 9:37 am

    Beef Tacos- Literally throw beef mince peppers onions, beef stock and spices into a pot and leae to cook for an hour. Hassle free and taste amazing

  215. Peter Watson
    September 17, 2018 / 9:18 am

    Spaghetti Bolognese

  216. claire woods
    September 17, 2018 / 8:19 am

    Pizza.

  217. Angela Treadway
    September 17, 2018 / 12:17 am

    pasta usually x

  218. Amanda Richardson
    September 16, 2018 / 10:43 pm

    Tuna pasta bake

  219. Valerie Seal
    September 16, 2018 / 9:37 pm

    it’s pizza – but I don’t make it from scratch.

  220. Lorrainek
    September 16, 2018 / 9:17 pm

    Chilli con carne

  221. Katie
    September 16, 2018 / 8:57 pm

    tuna pasta bake

  222. Gillian Hitchen
    September 16, 2018 / 8:42 pm

    tuna pasta

  223. Pam Francis Gregory
    September 16, 2018 / 4:17 pm

    Chicken Fajita Pasta

  224. Bethany Molyneux
    September 15, 2018 / 11:02 pm

    Beef Stroganoff

  225. Tracy Newton
    September 15, 2018 / 4:51 pm

    Pasta with homemade tomato sauce, shredded basil and Parmesan shavings

  226. Geri Gregg
    September 15, 2018 / 4:01 pm

    Pizza is my go to easy meal

  227. Lorna Ledger
    September 15, 2018 / 2:12 pm

    Spag bol, because you can make it as simple or as dressy as you like

  228. Dale Dow
    September 15, 2018 / 1:56 pm

    Tortizzas, it’s pizzas made on tortillas and really quick and easy to make

  229. Margaret Clarkson
    September 15, 2018 / 10:30 am

    Omelette

  230. Michelle Smith
    September 15, 2018 / 10:25 am

    Spaghetti Bolognese

  231. Janet Birkin
    September 15, 2018 / 10:17 am

    Pasta with Tuna

  232. judy Kennedy
    September 14, 2018 / 1:55 pm

    Stir fry, vedge, garlic & ginger, chicken or prawns, noodles all in a wok with sweet chilli

  233. Sheena Batey
    September 12, 2018 / 5:39 pm

    Beans on toast with melted cheese on top

  234. Fozia Akhtar
    September 12, 2018 / 5:22 pm

    A quick tomato and basil pasta

  235. September 12, 2018 / 3:01 pm

    Carbonate is my hubby’s absolute preferred!!! What a yummy recipe, will offer this version a attempt. fantastic comp too! x

  236. Diana
    September 12, 2018 / 1:21 pm

    Vegetable rice and fish fingers 🙂

  237. Ray Becker
    September 12, 2018 / 9:18 am

    Scrambled eggs on toast

  238. Mrs Rosalind Amison
    September 11, 2018 / 7:14 pm

    Pasta with Pesto and some garlic bread.

  239. Michelle Ferguson
    September 11, 2018 / 5:56 pm

    Steak and chips, quick, tasty and filling

  240. Annabel Greaves
    September 11, 2018 / 4:53 pm

    I love spaghetti bolognaise x

  241. clair downham
    September 11, 2018 / 2:06 pm

    chorizo and pepper pasta

  242. Keith Hunt
    September 11, 2018 / 1:59 pm

    A cheese pie

  243. Christine Sutherland
    September 11, 2018 / 1:21 pm

    Pate on toast with olives

  244. Cath English
    September 11, 2018 / 11:35 am

    Pasta with leftovers! Quick, easy and cheap

  245. iain maciver
    September 11, 2018 / 11:34 am

    love tuna pasta bake

  246. olivia kirby
    September 11, 2018 / 11:04 am

    beans on toast

  247. ElizM
    September 11, 2018 / 10:16 am

    chorizo and pasta bake with loads of cheese – the kids love it

  248. Alice Dixon
    September 11, 2018 / 10:00 am

    Pasta bake, quick and easy, and I can pop it in the oven and leave it so I have more time with my kids after school

  249. laura stewart
    September 11, 2018 / 9:31 am

    Pasta and tuna

  250. Lyndsey
    September 11, 2018 / 7:39 am

    Spaghetti bolognese

  251. Laura Turner
    September 11, 2018 / 7:25 am

    Quorn and vegetable stir fry

  252. Elizabeth Bazley
    September 11, 2018 / 5:50 am

    omelette

  253. Suzanne Jackson
    September 10, 2018 / 3:55 pm

    Curry

  254. September 10, 2018 / 1:22 am

    For a quick family snack, we make rice porridge with a bit of chocolate!

  255. lyn west
    September 9, 2018 / 5:53 pm

    Fresh ravioli, olive oil, basil & Grana Padano served with crusty bread

  256. rosie
    September 9, 2018 / 3:44 pm

    tuna and tomato pasta

  257. Kate Williams
    September 8, 2018 / 8:14 pm

    Spuds

  258. September 8, 2018 / 4:40 pm

    Spaghetti bolognese

  259. Jim Milligan
    September 8, 2018 / 1:41 pm

    Pasta and tuna

  260. katrina walsh
    September 7, 2018 / 11:54 pm

    spaghetti carbonara

  261. Iris
    September 7, 2018 / 8:52 pm

    It’s Spaghetti Carbonara or a chicken and vegetable tray bake

  262. Kate Knight
    September 7, 2018 / 4:32 pm

    Spag bol!

  263. Jackie Howell
    September 7, 2018 / 9:57 am

    cheese on toast

  264. Ash R x
    September 6, 2018 / 7:40 pm

    Pasta with grated cheese on top 🙂

  265. Emily Hutchinson
    September 4, 2018 / 3:07 pm

    Nachos!

  266. Kristy Brown
    September 4, 2018 / 10:40 am

    Spaghetti carbonara

  267. Laura Banks
    September 3, 2018 / 8:33 pm

    usually and omellete

  268. Rich Tyler
    September 3, 2018 / 4:28 pm

    Mac’n’Cheese

  269. Natalie Jones
    September 3, 2018 / 11:12 am

    Spag bol!

  270. Ren Taylor
    September 3, 2018 / 10:45 am

    Spaghetti Carbonara

  271. Caroline H
    September 2, 2018 / 10:43 pm

    Big salad with boiled eggs and toasted seeds and nuts.

  272. Andrea Upton
    September 2, 2018 / 10:33 pm

    Some sort of Stir Fry

  273. Helen Tovell
    September 2, 2018 / 9:46 pm

    Chicken stir fry

  274. September 2, 2018 / 9:28 am

    Pasta and a homemade abriata pasta sauce. Sometimes I make the sauce in advance and freeze it. I also love to make batches of pesto which I freeze and add to pasta on those days when I need something quick.

  275. amy bondoc
    September 1, 2018 / 4:40 pm

    Spaghetti Bolognese

  276. Rebecca Brown
    September 1, 2018 / 2:31 pm

    I love making roast vegetable lasagne with lots of cheese

  277. Toni
    September 1, 2018 / 8:26 am

    Chicken risotto! Great for using up any chicken leftovers!

  278. sarah birkett
    August 31, 2018 / 9:29 pm

    pasta , soft cheese and a pile of veg

  279. Wise Ways
    August 31, 2018 / 8:02 pm

    Pasta bake quick & easy 🙂

  280. Christine Dodd
    August 31, 2018 / 7:55 pm

    Broccoli and anchovy pasta with parmesan shavings

  281. Louise Rogers
    August 31, 2018 / 6:50 pm

    My go to meal is a tomato and courgette pasta. Yummy!

  282. Simon Tutthill
    August 31, 2018 / 6:50 pm

    A lovely fresh bolognaise

  283. Helen B
    August 31, 2018 / 2:21 pm

    a good old bolognaise 🙂

  284. leanne weir
    August 31, 2018 / 2:18 pm

    spaghetti and meatballs

  285. Claire Nutman
    August 31, 2018 / 1:36 pm

    Pesto Pasta !

  286. kris mc
    August 31, 2018 / 12:29 pm

    Yer its gotta be pasta

  287. Karen R
    August 31, 2018 / 12:23 pm

    I do love a tuna toastie xx

  288. Peter Hewitt
    August 31, 2018 / 12:02 pm

    Bacon and Eggs

  289. Louise A
    August 31, 2018 / 11:08 am

    Spaghetti Bolognese

  290. Farhana Chowdhury
    August 31, 2018 / 11:00 am

    Lasagne

  291. Gavin
    August 31, 2018 / 9:52 am

    I always have portions of meatballs in the freezer for when I can’t be bothered to cook.

  292. Suzanne
    August 31, 2018 / 9:28 am

    Pasta with cheese sauce, mushrooms and tomatoes.

  293. Kim Neville
    August 31, 2018 / 9:23 am

    Tuna pasta is one of our favourites and easy to make

  294. michelle o'neill
    August 31, 2018 / 7:45 am

    spag bol x

  295. Laura Baker
    August 31, 2018 / 7:25 am

    Spaghetti Bolognese

  296. silvia
    August 31, 2018 / 7:19 am

    Macaroni cheese, quick and oh! so yummy

  297. Rachel Craig
    August 31, 2018 / 12:55 am

    Macaroni Cheese.

  298. julie laing
    August 30, 2018 / 10:48 pm

    mac cheese

  299. Sarah Mackay
    August 30, 2018 / 10:17 pm

    Spaghetti bolognese

  300. Lorraine Tinsley
    August 30, 2018 / 10:09 pm

    Microwave tomato and cheese risotto

  301. faye Green
    August 30, 2018 / 9:39 pm

    Bolognese definitely!

  302. Zoe C
    August 30, 2018 / 9:21 pm

    Macaroni cheese

  303. nicola dean
    August 30, 2018 / 9:21 pm

    omelette with leftovers

  304. Ms C Bryan
    August 30, 2018 / 8:53 pm

    MACARONI CHEESE

  305. Rena Plumridge
    August 30, 2018 / 8:17 pm

    Macaroni cheese

  306. Simon Leaver-Cole
    August 30, 2018 / 7:42 pm

    Filled pasta

  307. Paul Scotland
    August 30, 2018 / 7:24 pm

    Beans on toast

  308. Solange
    August 30, 2018 / 7:09 pm

    A lasagne.

  309. John Jones
    August 30, 2018 / 6:56 pm

    Spag Bol

  310. sarah m
    August 29, 2018 / 7:24 pm

    Fresh gnocchi and cheese

  311. August 29, 2018 / 6:34 pm

    Bolognese for me, one of the rare meals everyone eats!

  312. August 28, 2018 / 7:51 pm

    We always use Grana Padano cheese it’s delicious! Love the look of this recipe, will try this as pasta is our favourite! x

  313. August 28, 2018 / 4:58 pm

    Carbonara is my hubby’s absolute favourite!!! What a yummy recipe, will give this version a try. Great comp too! x

  314. Helen Moulden
    August 27, 2018 / 10:31 pm

    I tend to do pasta with a pesto sauce. Quick and easy!

  315. sam macaree
    August 27, 2018 / 7:32 pm

    mac and cheese

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