10 Most Popular American Pasta Dishes

By Jamie Leach

American chop suey is a savory combination of baked pasta, ground beef, and tomato sauce.

American Chop Suey

He added more butter and cheese to the original recipe for pasta al doppio burro, and created a hearty triple butter sauce in the process. 

Fettuccine Alfredo

Pasta primavera is a dish combining pasta and lightly cooked vegetables along with some fresh herbs and spices.

Pasta Primavera

Despite the name, toasted ravioli are deep-fried, not toasted, making it yet another example of a misnomer.

Toasted Ravioli

Penne alla vodka is a popular meal consisting of penne pasta, heavy cream, tomato sauce, and vodka, imparting a unique taste to the whole dish.

Penne alla Vodka

Spaghetti were also one of the only Italian ingredients available in stores, so the thin, long pasta also became more popular in the homes of newly arrived immigrants. 

Spaghetti and Meatballs

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