10 Recipes To Make With Spaghetti

10 Recipes to Make with Spaghetti

Spaghetti recipes can be more than just the ordinary noodles with tomato sauce. This long-cut pasta is the perfect base for homemade sauces, vegetable-forward dinners or simple entrees that encompass everything we love about Italian cooking. From authentic Italian dishes to fun creations like Spaghetti Frittata, here are 10 can’t-miss spaghetti recipes to make with the iconic long cut.

This recipe truly represents authentic Italian cuisine. Featuring fresh tomatoes, basil and garlic, and extra virgin olive oil, this spaghetti is a signature dish at Ristorante Don Alfonso 1890 in Sorrento, Italy. With just a few simple ingredients, this recipe is a perfect example of why Italian cooking is so special.

Straight from Nerano, Italy, this zucchini spaghetti is unlike any pasta dish you’ve ever had. The sauce is made from pureed fried zucchini, hot pasta water and grated cheese. The result? An exquisite, unique spaghetti dish that proves it only takes a few simple, fresh ingredients to make a masterpiece dinner.

Three types of peppers add sweetness and a spicy kick to this spaghetti. Pan-fried Calabrian chili peppers, roasted piquillo peppers and roasted red peppers make the bulk of a rustic pasta sauce that pairs perfectly with al dente spaghetti.

This vegetable-heavy spaghetti dish gets a salty kick from fried pancetta. Pair that with fresh tomatoes and kale for a burst of flavors and textures that will leave you satisfied. Just be aware: Once you try this pasta you might be ruined for traditional spaghetti and tomato sauce forever.

It only takes four simple ingredients to make a spaghetti dish that will knock your socks off: spaghetti noodles, olive oil, garlic and chili pepper flakes. This dish is a typical recipe from Italy’s Lazio region—Rome, in particular. It’s a classic example of cucina povera, loosely translated as “humble cooking,” appreciated all over the world.

If you’re looking for a way to mix things up in the kitchen, this Pasta Frittata will do the trick. Featuring hot Italian sausage, roasted red peppers and DeLallo San Marzano-Style Diced Tomatoes, this unique spaghetti pie includes some of our favorite Italian flavors in one creamy, cheesy slice.

If you’ve never made this simple-but-famous Roman pasta dish, you’re missing out. It only takes four ingredients and a few simple steps to make this classic Italian recipe. Just season your spaghetti with melted butter, fresh black pepper and grated Romano cheese for a quick, authentic Italian meal.

Recipe: Spaghetti Carbonara

There isn’t much more satisfying than a spaghetti recipe with some Old-World flair. This classic Carbonara boasts a rich and velvety sauce featuring egg, diced bacon, grated Italian cheese and black pepper. Though traditional in its roots, this pasta dish is quick and easy—a perfect weeknight meal made with only a few ingredients.

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Recipe: Spaghetti Pomodoro with Kale and White Beans

You’re just 30 minutes away from a tasty, protein-packed, veggie-loaded spaghetti dinner. This all-in-one meal stars some of your favorite pantry essentials—like DeLallo Navy Beans, San Marzano-Style Tomatoes and Panko Breadcrumbs—and turns into a winning meal for any night of the week.

Recipe: Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Puttanesca Sauce and Breadcrumbs

Our hearty whole-wheat spaghetti noodles are the perfect foundation for the big flavors of this Puttanesca olive pasta sauce. We love the combination of smoky, tart Calamata Olives and garlicky Green Aglio Olives in a tangy tomato sauce. Don’t forget the toasty garlicky breadcrumb finish.

...Don’t forget the spaghetti squash!

For those that like to keep things grain-free, spaghetti squash is an excellent gluten-free alternative to traditional pasta. We couldn’t leave out these tasty spaghetti squash recipes.

Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Bruschetta and Shrimp

With only four ingredients, this easy spaghetti squash recipe is one for your recipe box. Our Italian Tomato Bruschetta is more than just a toast topper, but a flavorful addition to countless kitchen creations.

Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Pesto Sauce

A classic dish of pasta and pesto gets a healthful twist when you swap out the traditional pasta for spaghetti squash. Herbaceous pesto and tender squash is an incredible pairing. We top it off with crispy toasted pine nuts for added texture.

Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Simple Marinara Sauce

If you’re looking for a simple spaghetti squash recipe to serve on pasta night or a new veggie-loaded meal for Meatless Monday, this classic “pasta” and red sauce is sure to check all the boxes.