Penne for your thoughts
Are you a pasta lover? Carb obsessed? A noodle expert? There are hundreds, probably thousands, of ways to enjoy different combinations of noodles and sauces. And so many shapes and sizes of pasta noodles that it’s hard to remember which is which.
But not all pastas are created equal. And while we know you can get delicious Asian noodle dishes like pad Thai, ramen and lo mein, this post focuses on all things Italian! Have you had the pasta dishes listed below? Try them now!
Here is a handy cheat sheet so you know what noodles are coming in your next Italian dish.
This manicotti dish consists of ricotta-filled pasta tubes covered in house marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese.
Pancetta, peas and cheese-filled ravioli in a rich cream sauce will fill, and warm, you up.
Penne noodles are smothered in a classic stewed bolognese marinara sauce with beef and pork.
Linguine in White Clam Sauce
Linguine and fresh clam meat swim in a seafood-flavored garlic white wine sauce.
Farfalle with Meat Sauce
Farfalle, also called bow tie pasta, in marinara meat sauce is a classic.
Fettuccine in a house-made Alfredo sauce with cream, butter and Parmesan cheese.
Meat sauce, ricotta, mozzarella, provolone and Parmesan cheeses are layered between perfectly cooked lasagna noodles.
Lemon Garlic Shrimp Penne
Parmesan cheese, baby arugula, roasted tomatoes and a lemon cream over penne with a side of garlic bread.
Succulent chicken, Portabella mushrooms, capers and sun-dried tomatoes over freshly prepared fettuccine and smothered in a lemony garlic white wine sauce.
What’s your favorite Italian dish?