10 Mouth-Watering Italian Pasta Recipes

Most people think of pasta and of course pizza when they hear the word ‘Italy’. No wonder that almost everyone adores a flavoured, spicy and tempting dish! Let’s try out these 10 mouth-watering Italian pasta recipes on your own! They are easy to make and will take almost no time to cook at all.

Spaghetti carbonara

  • 350 g of ham or bacon
  • 400 g of spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 225 ml of cream or sour cream
  • 75 g of grated Parmesan
  • Salt


First of all, heat up the olive oil, chop the garlic and fry it with the olive oil. Then chop the ham, add it to the oil and fry for about 3 minutes. After these steps, whip the cream with the egg yolks, then add the Parmesan, pepper, and salt. Boil the spaghetti and after draining the water, add the spaghetti to the ham. Just pour in the sauce and simmer everything for about 7 minutes.

Roasted vegetable baked penne

  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 2 zucchini
  • 2 vegetable marrows
  • Mushrooms
  • 1 onion
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of fine salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of herbes de Provence or Italian seasoning
  • 450 g of penne pasta
  • 3 cups of Marinara sauce
  • 1 cup of grated cheese
  • 1/2 cup of grated smoked Mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup of frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan for the sauce and 1/3 cup for garnishing
  • 2 tablespoons of butter


Firstly, preheat the oven to 230°C, slice the pepper into stripes and onion into half-moons. After that, cut the zucchini and marrows into cubes. Then lay the marrows, zucchini, pepper, mushrooms and onion on a baking tray. Don’t forget to add the olive oil, then mix it together. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of pepper, herbs and bake it for 15 minutes. Then boil the penne for 6 minutes, drain the water. Combine the penne, roasted vegetables, cheese, peas, Marinara sauce, salt and pepper in a large bowl, mix it carefully. Place the penne into a baking mold greased with olive oil, sprinkle it with Parmesan, add the pieces of butter. Finally, bake the pasta until the cheese melts and a golden crust appears. Enjoy your meal!