Simple Spaghetti Recipes to Add to Your Dinner Rotation
Having a regular weeknight meal rotation helps you sail through the week, though things can get boring pretty fast. Don't get us wrong; we love having a handful of 15-minute dinners and one-pot chicken and rice dishes up our sleeves. But sometimes having a belly-warming Sunday-esque dinner on a random Wednesday night is just what the doc ordered. Click through for 13 simple yet fun spaghetti recipes deliver.
Easy Truffle Mushroom Spaghetti: This spaghetti brings mushrooms, truffle oil, and white wine to your plate for elegance with ease. (via Italian Enough)
Mushroom and Garlic Roasted Tomato Spaghetti Carbonara: This delicious 30-minute spaghetti is tossed with juicy tomatoes, cremini mushrooms, herbs, and Parmesan cheese for a simple weeknight dinner worth making over and over again. (via Spices in My DNA)
Spaghetti in Marinara and Fresh Basil: Sometimes simple is best, and this spaghetti with garlic, tomatoes, and fresh basil is delicious proof. (via Purple Cinnamon)
Garlicky Kale Spelt Spaghetti With Crispy Capers: Kale doesn't have to be boring, and it totally brings it in this pasta dish with spaghetti, briny capers, Parm, and tons of garlicky goodness. (via Natural Kitchen Adventures)
Pizza Baked Spaghetti: If you can't decide between pizza and pasta, incorporate all of your fave pizza toppings into this spaghetti with tomato sauce and melty cheese for the best of both worlds. (via Whitney Bond)
Creamy Gruyere Spaghetti for Two: For the perfect quiet date night in, toss spaghetti with creamy Gruyere, herbs, wholesome spinach, and toasty breadcrumbs. (via Girl Gone Gourmet)
Sardines Pasta: Believe it or not, sardines don't just belong on crackers, and this exquisite spaghetti with sardines, pine nuts, saffron, and raisins is plated proof. (via Philosokitchen)
Spelt Spaghetti and Red Pesto With Wild Honey: Sun-dried tomatoes, crunchy walnuts, and Parm make up the crave-worthy flavor profile in this dish. (via A Bond Girl's Food Diary)
Pasta Aglio e Olio: This recipe skips the heavy sauces and gives spaghetti a toss in olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, and olives for a light and delicious meal. (via The Gold Lining Girl)
Spaghetti With Tuna, Basil, and Lemon: This light and refreshing pasta proves that tuna is good for more than just sandwiches. (via A Love Letter to Food)
5-Ingredient Amish Baked Spaghetti: Lean ground beef, cheese, onions, spaghetti, and a tasty blend of cheese is all you need to make this quick and easy baked spaghetti. (via The Seasoned Mom)
Roasted Heirloom Carrots With Black Pepper Pasta: This complete fall-inspired meal offers up peppery pasta and roasted heirloom carrots in just 30 measly minutes. (via Well and Full)
Fall Harvest Bolognese With Torn Burrata: Bring your meaty bolognese to a whole new nutritious level with seasonal veggies like squash and Brussels sprouts. (via Wry Toast)
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Born in Canada and now living in the beautiful state of North Carolina, Dana is a coffee-reliant food writer with a healthy appetite, a taste for culinary adventure, a thirst for good beers, and an endless hunger for food photography. When not writing for Brit + Co, she can be found pouring herself into her blog-turned-webzine, Killing Thyme, or taste-testing at local breweries with her husband. Dana's ideal down time includes pizza, marathoning on Netflix, or watching her fave flicks from the 80s and 90s - no matter how great or awful they are!