When it comes to pasta, long, tender strands of spaghetti have been a family favorite through the years. These recipes incorporate spaghetti with sauces like meat, carbonara, and Bolognese, as well as dishes that can be baked or tossed with chicken or meatballs.

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David Pasternack's Spaghetti with Lobster and Chiles

Martha Stewart

Lobster makes for an elegant upgrade in place of classic meatballs in this Italian pasta dinner.

Total: 20 mins

Spaghetti with Chicken Meatballs

Family Circle

The ground chicken in this recipe gives standard spaghetti and meatballs a new spin that's sure to become your next family favorite.

Spaghetti with Chunky Chicken-Vegetable Sauce

Prego Italian Sauce

Sauteed chicken and tender zucchini simmer briefly in robust Italian sauce to top hot spaghetti with a dusting of Parmesan.

Total: 30 mins

Inside-Out Spaghetti Pie

Midwest Living

Confetti Spaghetti Salad

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Toss together a five-ingredient delicious and colorful salad in minutes.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Turkey and Vegetable Bolognese

Prego Italian Sauce

Here's a flavor-packed way to lighten up Bolognese sauce...ground turkey, zucchini, eggplant and garlic make it delicious. Served with whole grain pasta, you'll feel good about serving this dish.

Total: 55 mins

Shrimp Pasta Salad

Midwest Living

Just about any shape of pasta does the trick when you prepare this seafood pasta main dish for friends and family.

Total: 25 mins

Slow Cooker Meaty Italian Spaghetti Sauce

Betty Crocker

Here's a crowd-pleasin' sauce everyone will love!

Total: 8 hrs 15 mins

How to Cook Spaghetti

Sometimes the most comforting, satisfying meals happen to be the simplest to put together. Spaghetti and meatballs is a classic favorite for both children and grownups, and you don't even need a traditional Italian mamma to show you how to cook spaghetti. Certain variations of spaghetti and meatballs can be tricky, but if you stick to the basics--including prepared sauce and store-bought meatballs, this dish becomes practically foolproof.

Spaghetti with Tomato, Green Pepper and Anchovy

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Tuna fish can easily substitute for anchovies in this pasta main-dish recipe that's ready to serve in less than 30 minutes.

Skillet Summer Squash Parmesan

Family Circle

The squash, tomato, and Parmesan cheese layers of this meatless main-dish recipe are seasoned with plenty of Italian flavors.

Ligurian-Style Pasta

Family Circle

Named after the smallest of the Italian regions, this five-ingredient, vegetarian recipe is loaded with small white potatoes, spaghetti, and green beans and tossed in a basil pesto sauce.

Spaghetti wtih Cilantro Pesto and Pumpkin Seeds


This 6-ingredient dinner dish comes together super fast and features a flavorful variation on the traditional pesto. Not a cilantro fan? Try basil or parsley instead.

Spaghetti with Basil Pesto Sauce

Swanson Broth & Stock

No olive oil is needed to make this deliciously easy pasta sauce, prepared in a blender with fresh basil leaves, garlic and flavorful chicken broth.

Total: 20 mins
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