Some popular pasta dishes are lasagna, macaroni and cheese, linguine with clams, and spaghetti and meatballs. Lasagna is a baked pasta dish composed of sheet-like pasta noodles layered with sauce and fillings. It is traditionally served for large groups.
Macaroni and cheese is a pasta dish that consists of elbow-shaped macaroni noodles dressed with a cheese sauce. Baked casserole-style versions of macaroni and cheese are also popular. Linguine with clams is a pasta dish cooked with garlic, white wine, butter, Italian parsley, oregano and Parmesan cheese. Clams are cooked with the garlic, white wine and butter ingredients to give the sauce a seafood flavor.