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32 Deceptively Weird Pasta Dishes

From Chocolate Tortellini to Stringy Pasta Ice Cream

— October 30, 2013 — Unique
These pasta dishes look like they should taste like a traditional Italian meal, but these creations are not quite what they seem. If you're expecting to be treated to the taste of meatballs and Marinara sauce, you'll be met with a surprise.

These novel dishes infuse pastas with unconventional flavors like beer, potato chips, snack foods and cheeseburgers. These hybrid foods are like eating two different foods at once, which would make for an interesting meal.

Some of these pasta dishes take on the appearance of noodles but are made from completely different ingredients, which is an effective way to fool the eyes even before the taste buds have time to react. Some strange pasta imitations include desserts like cupcakes and ice cream that are made to look like pasta.
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Veggie Pizza-Inspired Lasagna
Veggie Pizza-Inspired Lasagna
This Recipe for White Pizza Lasagna is Completely Vegetarian
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Noodle-Infused Tacos
Noodle-Infused Tacos
This Ramen Taco Mixes up a Favorite Mexican Dish
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30
Cheesy Snack Food Pastas
Cheesy Snack Food Pastas
Pepperidge Farm Now has Goldfish-Themed Macaroni and Cheese
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29
Liquor Leftover Penne
Liquor Leftover Penne
Marche Noir's Wine Pasta Makes Good Use Out Of Old Grapes
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28
Crunchy Noodle Cupcakes
Crunchy Noodle Cupcakes
This Cupcake Recipe Turns Ramen Noodles into a Salty Style Desert
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27
Overloaded Pasta Pies
Overloaded Pasta Pies
The 'Mac'n'cheese Pie-la Deen' was Inspired by Paula Deen
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Chunky Carnivorous Carb-Filled Sandwiches
Chunky Carnivorous Carb-Filled Sandwiches
The Lasagna Burger Offers American and Italian Flavors
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25
Diguising Meat As Spaghetti
Diguising Meat As Spaghetti
Inventions for Picky Kids
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Noodle-Infused Pizzas
Noodle-Infused Pizzas
This Ramen Crust Pizza is Exactly What it Sounds Like
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23
Potato Chip Pasta
Potato Chip Pasta
Carb-Load Creatively With This DIY Recipe
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Cheeseburger-Flavored Meals
Cheeseburger-Flavored Meals
CheeseburgerOs are an Easy and Yummy Treat
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Remixed Breakfast Cuisine
Remixed Breakfast Cuisine
The Everything Bagel Mac and Cheese is a Tasty Surprise
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Immitation Pasta Pastries
Immitation Pasta Pastries
On Top of Spaghetti Cupcakes Delight Tots With Their Deceptive Camouflag
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Reversed Pasta Dishes
Reversed Pasta Dishes
Deep Fried Spaghetti and Meatballs by DudeFoods is Bite-Sized
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Stuffed Pasta-Inspired Desserts
Stuffed Pasta-Inspired Desserts
Red Velvet Ravioli is a New Twist on an Italian Staple
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Cheesy Dessert-Designed Dishes
Cheesy Dessert-Designed Dishes
The Pizzabon Combines Comfort Food with Confectionery Delights
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Beer-Infused Comfort Food
Beer-Infused Comfort Food
Easy Beer Mac and Cheese is Stuffed with Savory Gooey Goodness
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Stringy Pasta Ice Cream
Stringy Pasta Ice Cream
This Spaghetti Ice Cream is a Sugar-Infused Way to Eat Pasta
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Bite-Sized Pasta Pastries
Bite-Sized Pasta Pastries
The 'Girl Who Ate Everything' Lasagna Cupcakes Serve Italian Differently
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13
Instant Noodle Sandwiches
Instant Noodle Sandwiches
This Creative Instant Noodle Dish is a Variation of a Grilled Cheese
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Teensy Tasty Treats
Teensy Tasty Treats
Pinch Food Design Is A Tiny Touch of Edible Art
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11
Fried Macaroni Burger Buns
Fried Macaroni Burger Buns
The Mac Attack Burger Buns are Made Out of Fried Macaroni and Cheese
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10
Bizarre Food Hybrids
Bizarre Food Hybrids
Spaghetti Tacos are Slowly Taking the Country by Storm
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Spaghetti-Themed Burgers
Spaghetti-Themed Burgers
This Burger Replaces the Bun with Fried Spaghetti Noodles
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Fruit-Infused Pasta Recipes
Fruit-Infused Pasta Recipes
The Avocado Spaghetti Recipe Gives Carb Lovers a New Palette
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Nifty Noodle Sandwiches
Nifty Noodle Sandwiches
This Ramen Sandwich is a Concoction Perfect for Cash-Strapped Students
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Fab Film Genre Cakes
Fab Film Genre Cakes
These Spaghetti Western Cupcakes are the Perfect Sweet Treats for Film Buffs
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Inside-Out Pasta Bites
Inside-Out Pasta Bites
The Spaghetti in Meatballs Recipe is a Cleverly Designed Creation
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4
Chocolate Tortellini
Chocolate Tortellini
Giovanni Rana Turns Pasta into a Very Italian Dessert
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3
Savory Macaroni Cupcakes
Savory Macaroni Cupcakes
Cupcakes and Cashmere's 'Mac and Cheese Cups' Update Dessert Treats
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2
Pasta-Inspired Sweets
Pasta-Inspired Sweets
The S'mores Spaghetti is Covert and Delicious
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Gigantic Ramen Noodle Burgers
Gigantic Ramen Noodle Burgers
This Ramen Burger is a Delicious Hybrid of Noodles and Beef
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