Five-Minute Dinners You Can Make Even on the Busiest Nights

This beautiful pasta dish will give your kitchen a taste of Rome. 

1. Rigatoni amatriciana

Tender pieces of al dente rigatoni are covered in a rich tomato-based sauce spiced with salty pancetta, garlic, and crushed chilies. 

If you want an easy pasta recipe, this traybake spaghetti is just what you need. 

2. Traybake spaghetti

Then, the heat of the oven does its magic and turns the dish into a really tasty, cozy meal. 

This soup is a complete meal in a bowl, thanks to the cannellini beans, cooked egg, and a slice (or two) of warm ciabatta. 

3. Kale and cannellini soup

We think a filling, healthy meal that can be made in 30 minutes is perfect for a busy evening. 

Even though this recipe has eggs, bacon, and spaghetti, like carbonara, it also has Thai-inspired ingredients like fish sauce and chili that give it an international twist.

4. Pad Thai carbonara

The result is a tasty combination dish that is a mix of the two. Simply put, if you make this, we promise that everyone will want more.

This dish is ready in 30 minutes and has soft rice noodles, thinly sliced seared beef, and a warm, spicy stock. 

5. Beef noodle soup

A squeeze of lime at the end gives the dish a sour taste that cuts through the sweetness.