9 Delicious Pappardelle Recipes for Pasta Night

Pasta aficionados, unite! While most people tend to stick with the basic spaghetti and fettuccine pastas, there are so many more noodle variations to explore. Pappardelle pasta--whose name roughly translates to "gobble up"-- is a type of broad, flat pasta originating in Tuscany, and is similar to fettuccine. Pappardelle dates back to the 14th century and is traditionally served in the cooler autumn months with rich, robust sauces. Shake up spaghetti night and try one of these decadent pappardelle pasta recipes, including Pappardelle With Mushrooms (right), Creamy Lobster Pappardelle, and Beef Brasato with Pappardelle and Mint.