DIY Spaghetti

with Tomato Cream Sauce Bowls

Blue Box Spaghetti

Made with

Barilla Spaghetti

  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Skill

  • 479g
  • 14g
    Total Fat
  • 25g
  • 65g
    Total Carbohydrates


Ingredients for 8 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Spaghetti
  • 1 jar Barilla® Traditional sauce
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • 4 cups warm steamed thin green beans, steamed diced carrots,steamed broccoli florets, and/or halved cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cups warm cooked shredded chicken, precooked shrimp, and/or white beans
  • 1 cup slivered almonds, chopped walnuts, or shelled pistachios
  • Finely shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and/or chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (optional)


  • In a large pot, bring 4 to 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil; add salt to taste and pasta; stir gently. Cook according to package directions; remove from heat and drain well.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat sauce over medium-low heat until heated through. Whisk whipping cream into sauce; heat through.
  • Toss sauce with pasta. Serve alongside serve-yourself bowls of vegetable options, protein options, and nut options. Garnish with shredded cheese and/or parsley, if desired.

    Customize it: For a new flavor profile, use a favorite white sauce such as Barilla® Creamy Alfredo sauce or Barilla® Garlic Alfredo sauce.
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