Try a twist on this traditional Italian noodle style with 25 of our favorite spaghetti recipes.
There’s no need to travel the world (unless you just want to go!) to enjoy delicious spaghetti dishes. Some of our best recipes
include unique ingredients like clams, olives, and poached eggs for dinner dishes that will have family and friends singing
Our first dish is Spaghetti with Clams and Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. Spaghetti dressed with clams is a Southern Italian classic. The briny liquor released by the clams beautifully coats the noodles, while the little bits of meat get caught up in the tangled strands.
View Recipe: Spaghetti with Clams and Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
You will love Mussels Marinara thanks to the slow-cooked red sauce. The red wine and basil make the sauce ultra luxurious
– the perfect thing to accompany delicate mussels. Serve over pasta, with a glass of vino rosso (red wine) for a lush and
View Recipe: Mussels Marinara
Update spaghetti night by adding a fresh new ingredient: pimiento-stuffed olives for an unexpected but delightful taste.
View Recipe: Spanish Spaghetti with Olives
Tuscan kale, sometimes labeled cavolo nero or lacinato or black kale, has dark leaves that are richly flavored. Combined with
whole-wheat spaghetti and poached eggs in this dish, the kale brings out a deep and irresistible flavor in just under an hour.
View Recipe: Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Kale, Poached Eggs, and Toasted Breadcrumbs
Height-of-summer tomatoes burst with flavor and need little embellishment to create a spectacular dish. Churning the oil into
boiling liquid emulsifies the mixture, yielding a creamy sauce that coats.
View Recipe: Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes and Garlic
The name couldn’t be more spot-on. This classic take on a dish from a favorite Hollywood hit is delectable without packing
on the pounds, and it’s perfect to share with your special someone!
View Recipe: Lady and the Tramp Spaghetti and Meatballs
Porcini and cremini mushrooms plus three types of cheese elevate weeknight Chicken Spaghetti to a higher level. Kids will
love the creaminess of Chicken Spaghetti and parents will appreciate the added English peas.
View Recipe: Chicken Spaghetti
Inspired by salsa cruda, or "raw sauce," this seafood dish features a simple and delicious combination of tomatoes, chives,
garlic, and balsamic vinegar.
View Recipe: Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Clams
Ready in just 40 minutes, this Italian classic is so good it doesn’t need to be tweaked. Enjoy with fresh bread or a small
garden salad for a complete meal.
View Recipe: Spaghetti Bolognese
Unexpected combinations make for a mouthwatering dinner dish that’s ready to serve in only 20 minutes.
View Recipe: Pasta with Anchovy-Walnut Sauce
The mushrooms in this spaghetti dish are savory and earthy, creating a mouthwatering texture and taste in its own. Tip: For
best results, don’t cheat the clock and let the sauce simmer for the full 30 minutes allotted.
View Recipe: Mushroom Bolognese
Make a quick, fresh tomato sauce for this meatless pasta dish by roasting cherry tomatoes and topping with basil, parsley,
and goat cheese.
View Recipe: Quick-Roasted Cherry Tomato Sauce with Spaghetti
This versatile Italian dish goes from stovetop to table in less than 30 minutes. Serve with a simple salad for a filling weeknight
View Recipe: Spaghetti and Simple Tomato Sauce
The sweet caramelized onions juxtapose the other flavors of this dish perfectly. Its exquisite taste makes it great to serve
to company or for special family occasions.
View Recipe: Spaghetti with Caramelized Onion and Radicchio
Easy to make in just four simple steps, this Mediterranean-inspired spaghetti recipe is perfect for dinner during a busy week.
Look for imported sardines in the Latin or Mediterranean section of your supermarket.
View Recipe: Fennel-Sardine Spaghetti
A rich sauce with plenty of meat feels like the old-world Italian dish but fits in the new-world nutrition sense. A little
liquid remaining in your sauce helps coat the pasta.
View Recipe: Spaghetti with Pork Bolognese
Homemade cream sauce is a delicious and easy topper to this pasta toss. Not a shrimp fan? It's also good with rotisserie chicken.
View Recipe: Shrimp and Pine Nut Spaghetti
Canned beans are a great pantry staple with lots of protein and fiber. To help reduce sodium in regular canned beans by almost
40%, we rinse and drain them.
View Recipe: Garlicky Spaghetti with Beans and Greens
Roasting tomatoes intensifies their sweetness. We also tested this recipe with grated Parmigiano-Reggiano—it's a splurge that
makes the difference.
View Recipe: Tomato-Ricotta Spaghetti
This chicken spaghetti casserole is low in calories and can easily be made ahead of time. The recipe makes two casseroles
so enjoy one for dinner and freeze the other for later.
View Recipe: Aunt Liz’s Chicken Spaghetti Casserole
A small amount of the pasta's cooking liquid is whisked into the egg mixture to prevent the eggs from overcooking when added
to the hot pasta. This procedure, called tempering, results in a rich, creamy sauce that easily coats the noodles.
View Recipe: Spaghetti Carbonara with Leeks and Pancetta
A zesty one-pot pasta dish is complete after tossing with capers, basil, olive oil, and lemon juice. Serve with focaccia or
View Recipe: Lemon Basil Shrimp and Pasta
Whisked eggs and Parmesan cheese are stirred into a skillet of just-cooked pasta to form a rich, creamy sauce that coats the
noodles. The spinach isn't traditional but adds color and a subtly earthy flavor twist.
View Recipe: Pasta Carbonara Florentine
There’s nothing wrong with being traditional, and this dish proves just that. A comfort classic at heart, this dish will have
everyone in the family smiling and asking for more!
View Recipe: Spaghetti and Meatballs
Celebrate summer flavor with a fresh pasta recipe that's loaded with veggies and lean chicken. It's the perfect one-dish recipe
for a warmer evening.
View Recipe: Chicken Piccata with Summer Vegetable Pasta