We’d never deny our love for all things pasta. But if you’re still making a box of spaghetti with canned tomato sauce, we're about to blow your mind. Behold, 12 glorious pasta recipes you’ve probably never tried before. Zucchini baked ziti, anyone?

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Curry Noodles

Eat it with a fork. No wait, a spoon. No wait, chopsticks.

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Zucchini Baked “Ziti”

OK, there isn't actually any real pasta in here, but these little ribbons of deliciousness are surprisingly easy to pull off.

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Lasagna Soup

Our two cold-weather favorites, together at last.

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Gnocchi Macaroni and Cheese

Elbow noodles are so kindergarten. Try this grown-up twist instead.

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Butternut Squash Carbonara

Just when we thought our favorite pasta couldn’t get any creamier.

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Carrot Pasta

Make it for the Instagram likes. (The to-die-for flavors are just a bonus.)

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Spaghetti with Avocado Sauce

…Or you could forgo the cream altogether and try this inventive sauce.

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Red Wine Pasta

Do as the Italians do and make this tasty (and beautiful) dish.

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Rigatoni Pasta Pie

Pie for dinner? Yes, please. Always.

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Lemon and Spinach Orzotto

It’s like rice and pasta had a really delicious baby.

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Ravioli Lasagna

Same great taste, but none of the hard work.

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Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Pasta Salad

Save some for lunch tomorrow. (It's tough, trust us.)

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