Hybrid Comfort

Consumers incorporate pasta into other dishes for an unexpected take on comfort

Implications - Pasta is a classic comfort food that consumers return to again and again. In order to enjoy it repeatedly without losing interest, consumers are incorporating pasta into different dishes for an unexpected twist. Whether it's a minor infusion, or a complete hybrid meal, these newfangled pasta dishes reveal a consumer desire to enjoy a familiar taste in a unique form.
SCORE: 3.2
Untested Top 4 Examples: 4,400 Total Clicks Sep 14 - Mar 15
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Consumer Insight Topics: LifestyleFood
Baked Mushroom Marsalas - This Mushroom Marsala Pasta Bake Recipe Takes Under an Hour
SCORE: 5.1
Mild 1,555 Clicks Pub: Jan 23, 15
Baked Mushroom Marsalas
This Mushroom Marsala Pasta Bake Recipe Takes Under an Hour
This Mushroom Marsala Pasta Bake recipe by Smitten Kitchen combines the gourmet taste of marsala with the ease and convenience of a casserole (otherwise known as “dinnertime magic”).... [More]
Pasta-Infused Burgers - Lotteria's Neapolitan Spaghetti Burger Comes Pre-Loaded with Pasta
SCORE: 4.5
Mild 2,122 Clicks Pub: Sep 27, 14
Pasta-Infused Burgers
Lotteria's Neapolitan Spaghetti Burger Comes Pre-Loaded with Pasta
Whether it’s relish, ketchup or mustard, most people know what they like on their burger—but Lotteria’s ‘The Neapolitan’ burger also comes topped with spaghetti sauce and a... [More]
Macaroni-Stuffed Appetizers - These Mac and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Include Spicy Shredded Chicken
SCORE: 1.3
Untested 491 Clicks Pub: Dec 26, 14
Macaroni-Stuffed Appetizers
These Mac and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Include Spicy Shredded Chicken
If you are looking for what is most likely the most epic stuffed mushrooms recipe ever crafted, you now have The Vulgar Chef to thank. His Buffalo Chicken Mac Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms are quick to... [More]
Pasta-Stuffed Deviled Eggs - The Innovative Deviled Egg Recipe Incorporates Mac and Cheese and Bacon
SCORE: 1.2
Untested 232 Clicks Pub: Feb 18, 15
Pasta-Stuffed Deviled Eggs
The Innovative Deviled Egg Recipe Incorporates Mac and Cheese and Bacon
This deviled egg recipe combines the protein-packed snack with mac and cheese. From The Food in my Beard, the Mac and Cheese Deviled Eggs are a mashup appetizer that is sure to impress. After... [More]