When it comes to having dinner on the table pronto, nothing beats pasta.
Whether you like spaghetti, penne or any of the dozens of pasta varieties out there, the following easy pasta recipes will ensure you have an easy Italian pasta dinner ready for the family in 30 minutes or less.
From Southern Italian orecchiette with arugula, a simple pasta salad to spicy penne or even adding in some shrimps for a fish supper, you'll be enjoying a flavoursome bowl of comfort food before you know it.
If you want to experiment more with pasta shapes try looking at this chart for an encyclopaedic guide to all varieties of pasta.
A creamy dill sauce makes this easy Italian dinner seem like a decadent meal that took hours to make.
Chili peppers, capers, tomatoes and garlic add a big boost of flavor to simple penne pasta.
This simple but flavorful pasta salad blends bowties with chicken breast, peas and Parmesan cheese.
This Southern Italian dish blends spicy arugula with tomatoes, garlic and Pecorine cheese.
No one will believe this stunning pasta dish can be ready in less than half and hour.