12 Totally Sophisticated Ways For Adults to Eat Spaghetti

Avocado, artichokes and prosciutto, please

Ugh, is it time to make dinner again already? (Yes. Yes, it is.)

But wait! Before you boil a box of pasta, douse it with some way-too-salty canned sauce and call it a meal, we have a better idea.

Here are 12 ideas for making spaghetti way more sophisticated.

F For Food

Spaghetti Con Limone With Blistered Cherry Tomatoes

Light, citrusy and something you’d never see at a three-year-old’s birthday party.

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Spaghetti With Avocado Sauce

In case you missed the memo, avocado is the answer to all of life’s questions.

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Pinch of Yum

Creamy Pumpkin Spaghetti With Garlic Kale

It’s like fancy mac and cheese for grown-ups.

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Joy The Baker

Roasted Tomato And Garlic Pasta

With toppings this flavorful, you won’t even miss the sauce.

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Tartine and Apron Strings

Prosciutto, Tomato And Olive Spaghetti

Who needs a charcuterie plate when you have this bowl of deliciousness?

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Souvlaki for the Soul

Spaghetti With Chili And Artichokes

It’s getting straight-up rustic in here.

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The New York Times

Spaghetti With Fried Eggs

When in doubt, put an egg on it.

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Martha Stewart

Spaghetti With Mussels, Lemon And Shallots

Netflix date night? Might wanna try making this.

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Carlsbad Cravings

Sundried Tomato Shrimp Pasta

Give boring, normal tomato sauce a zesty kick.

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Harissa Zucchini Spaghetti Skillet With Kale, Chickpeas And Poached Eggs

Let’s just go crazy and throw all of our favorite foods into a skillet, shall we?

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Williams Sonoma

Spaghetti With Arugula And Mint Pesto

Arugula + mint + spaghetti = the most impressive dish in your repertoire.

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Cooking Classy

Lemon Ricotta Parmesan Pasta With Spinach And Grilled Chicken

Winner, winner, chicken (and pasta and a lot of ridiculously tasty other stuff) dinner.

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Freelance Editor

From 2015-2020 Lindsay Champion held the role of Food and Wellness Director. She continues to write for PureWow as a Freelance Editor.