10 Classic Spaghetti Recipes

10 Classic Spaghetti Recipes

When you're planning what to make for dinner, spaghetti is often a no-brainer. These recipes are all time-honored classics upgraded with gourmet ingredients and modern flare. Whether you like creamy sauces, or spicy reds, this list has something for everyone. Check out our 10 favorite recipes below!


Spaghetti Carbonara

This rich pasta dish blends cream, parmesan cheese, garlic, and pancetta for a highly indulgent and highly delicious meal.

Find the recipe at: Jamie Oliver


Spaghetti And Meatballs

These tender and plump meatballs blend pork, veal, and beef together for an over-the-top take on this pasta classic.

Find the recipe at: Saveur


Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

This simple spaghetti dish couldn't be easier to make. Fresh garlic, red pepper flakes, olive oil, and salt and pepper is all you need.

Find the recipe at: Popsugar


Spaghetti With Clams And Butter

Garlic, chili pepper, and white wine go into this buttery clam spaghetti dish.

Find the recipe at: Gourmet Traveller


Spaghetti Puttanesca

This spicy pasta features olives, capers, anchovies, and lots of garlic in a tomato sauce.

Find the recipe at: Drizzle And Dip


Spaghetti Bolognese

Mushrooms, red wine, and smokey pancetta go into this hearty, gourmet take on the classic ground beef bolognese sauce.

Find the recipe at: Food 52


Pasta Primavera With Crispy Onion Gremolata

Asparagus, fava beans, morel mushrooms, and lemon zest go into this bright and flavorful pasta dish. The crispy onions on top add something special and new to this classic.

Find the recipe at: Bon Appétit


Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe

This simple, yet delicious spaghetti blends pecorino and parmesan cheese with pepper for a classic and comforting pasta dish.

Find the recipe at: Bon Appétit


Summer Garden Pasta

Fresh cherry tomatoes and basil brighten up this easy-to-make pasta dish that requires minimal cooking.

Find the recipe at: The Enchanted Cook


Four Cheese Garlic Spaghetti

Mozzarella, white cheddar, asiago, and provolone blend together with plenty of butter and garlic to create this heavenly, creamy pasta dish.

Find the recipe at: Julia's Album