For a different look, use this pasta that resembles a narrow lasagna noodle. Try it broken or whole, topped with sauce or in casseroles.
This ramen-style noodle cooks quickly. It's perfect for use in soups that go together fast.
Coming in lengths from short to long, this spiral-shaped curly noodle gives interesting shape to recipes.
This Japanese buckwheat noodle stays a brownish-gray color when cooked. It's good with stir fries.
Egg Noodle Nests
Here's an easy-to- measure form of pasta. Use it where any thin pasta is called for.
Made from rice flour, this sturdier, wider version of the Asian-style noodle works well for stir-fries.
If you're into organics, look for this option in supermarkets. It cooks and tastes just like regular pasta.
Substitute spinach, whole-wheat or regular linguine for spaghetti in recipes for a different color and shape.