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25 Genius Spaghetti Recipes You Should Know

It's noodle time.

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1. Spaghetti alla Chitarra With Classic Abruzzese Ragu

From rags to ragu. Get the recipe.
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From rags to ragu. Get the recipe.

2. Spaghetti Carbonara

Serving suggestions: straight outta the serving bowl. Get the recipe.
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Serving suggestions: straight outta the serving bowl. Get the recipe.

3. Creamy Mushroom Pasta

With this pasta, you just go for it. 1 cup of cream, 1/2 stick of butter, cheese, and no regrets. Get the recipe.
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With this pasta, you just go for it. 1 cup of cream, 1/2 stick of butter, cheese, and no regrets. Get the recipe.

4. Lobster Diavolo

Yes. Yes. YES. Get the recipe.
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Yes. Yes. YES. Get the recipe.

5. Nigel Slater's Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese

A recipe full of secret ingredients that's bound to impress. Get the recipe.
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A recipe full of secret ingredients that's bound to impress. Get the recipe.

6. Rhonda's Spaghetti With Fried Eggs and Pangritata for One

This recipe reminds us that it's always right to top a meal with a fried egg. Get the recipe.
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This recipe reminds us that it's always right to top a meal with a fried egg. Get the recipe.

7. Ramp Carbonara

A pasta that's over-the-top in all the right ways: Meaty pancetta, creamy eggs, and delicate ramps get equal billing. Get the recipe.
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A pasta that's over-the-top in all the right ways: Meaty pancetta, creamy eggs, and delicate ramps get equal billing. Get the recipe.

8. Edward Giobbi's Spaghetti alla Foriana

An all-season pasta sauce made from your pantry, spice rack, and cheese bin — in the time it takes water to boil. Get the recipe.
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An all-season pasta sauce made from your pantry, spice rack, and cheese bin — in the time it takes water to boil. Get the recipe.

9. Pasta With Broccolini Pesto and Crème Fraîche

Crème fraîche is always a good idea, trust us. Get the recipe.
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Crème fraîche is always a good idea, trust us. Get the recipe.

10. Michael Ruhlman's Pasta With Tomato Water, Basil, and Garlic

We suggest you commit this easy pasta to memory. Get the recipe.
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We suggest you commit this easy pasta to memory. Get the recipe.

11. Pasta Cacio, Pepe, e Cavolo Nero

Translation: Pasta, pepper, kale. Get the recipe.
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Translation: Pasta, pepper, kale. Get the recipe.

12. Broccoli Aglio e Olio With Gremolata Breadcrumbs

Say yes to comfort food. Get the recipe.
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Say yes to comfort food. Get the recipe.

13. Cold Sauce With Spaghetti

Sometimes cold is better than hot. Get the recipe.
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Sometimes cold is better than hot. Get the recipe.

14. Pesto Trapanese

This almond and tomato pasta marries nuts and veggies in the best way possible. Get the recipe.
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This almond and tomato pasta marries nuts and veggies in the best way possible. Get the recipe.

15. Spaghetti alla Nerano (Spaghetti With Zucchini)

Pasta and fried zucchini is never a bad idea. Get the recipe.
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Pasta and fried zucchini is never a bad idea. Get the recipe.

16. Seafood Spaghetti Baked in Paper

Baking pasta in paper is genius. Get the recipe.
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Baking pasta in paper is genius. Get the recipe.

17. Lemon Ricotta Spaghetti With Arugula

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18. Pasta Puttanesca

Beauty, in spaghetti form. Get the recipe.
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Beauty, in spaghetti form. Get the recipe.

19. Rao's Spaghetti and Meatballs

This spaghetti and meatballs recipe will make you question why you cook anything else. Get the recipe.
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This spaghetti and meatballs recipe will make you question why you cook anything else. Get the recipe.

20. Swiss Chard and Lemon Ricotta Pasta

This is an easy dinner because you probably already have the ingredients on hand. Get the recipe.
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This is an easy dinner because you probably already have the ingredients on hand. Get the recipe.

21. Daddy's Carbonara

Thanks, daddy. Get the recipe.
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Thanks, daddy. Get the recipe.

22. Creamy Asparagus, Lemon, and Walnut Pasta

Just looking at this makes us hungry for dinner. Get the recipe.
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Just looking at this makes us hungry for dinner. Get the recipe.

23. Spaghetti With Fantasy Sauce

What's your fantasy? Ours is this pasta. Get the recipe.
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What's your fantasy? Ours is this pasta. Get the recipe.

24. Spaghetti with Shrimp, Broccolini, and Basil

The perfect weeknight pasta. Get the recipe.
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The perfect weeknight pasta. Get the recipe.

25. Thai Curry Noodles With Shrimp

Where Italian food and Thai food meet and fall in love. Get the recipe.
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Where Italian food and Thai food meet and fall in love. Get the recipe.

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