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.

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.

Inside-Out Spaghetti Pie

Midwest Living

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

Spaghetti with Tomato, Green Pepper and Anchovy

Family Circle

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.

Pasta Carbonara


Bored by spaghetti and meatballs? Give carbonara (bacon and egg pasta) a try for a fast and fresh take on Italian cuisine.

Total: 30 mins

Asian Beef & Noodles

Family Circle

This quick and easy beef and pasta recipe is seasoned with a stir-fry sauce and lime juice. Red pepper flakes add a hint of heat.

Chicken Tetrazzini

Better Homes and Gardens

This healthier alternative to the traditional chicken tetrazzini recipe tastes just as great.

Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Bolognese sauce is a hearty Italian meat and vegetable sauce flavored with red wine and cream.

Spaghetti Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

This hearty spaghetti casserole recipe makes dinner a snap on busy weeknights. Using cottage cheese helps keep it low-fat.

Spaghetti Frutti Di Mare

Midwest Living

Mussels, shrimp, and squid simmer in a homemade tomato-wine sauce that's served over pasta in this main-dish recipe.

Spaghetti  Recipes: Take your pick!
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