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If you think spaghetti only has a place on your table if it’s served with red sauce and meatballs, allow us to illuminate the possibilities. A box of spaghetti is a blank canvas: Add a few unexpected mix-ins and you’ve got a knockout meal.
To prove it, we turned to our friends at and their for inspiration. Then we created seven internationally inspired pasta combos you can whip up with just a few simple ingredients.
To get a steaming bowl of al dente goodness, boil one minute less than directed on the package. Next, sauté your ingredients in a pan until cooked through, toss with spaghetti, plate, and serve. Better yet, invite a friend or two to sample your handiwork.