Pasta Shapes

The world of pasta is bonkers. There are tons of shapes and sizes, some common, others rare. This page will be your source for knowing as many of the variations of pasta that I can think of or find online. Below is an alphabetical listing of the different styles of pasta along with a photo of each. If you know of one that’s missing, please feel free to share it with me.

  1. Acini di Pepe (“Pearls” are larger versions of this)

    www.finecooking.com
  2. Agnolotti

    www.williams-sonoma.com
  3. Alfabeto (alphabet)

    www.123rf.com
  4. Anelli

    www.tickledfig.co.uk
  5. Anellini (smaller version of Anelli)
  6. Anelloni (larger version of Anelli)
  7. Barbina

    www.baccirenzo.it
  8. Bavette / Bavettine

    www.sorrentoexpress.com
  9. Bigoli 
  10. Bucatini or Perciatelli

    www.seriouseats.com
  11. Calamarata / Calamaretti

    www.breadloveanddreams.com
  12. Campanelle

    www.laganafoods.com
  13. Cannelloni

    www.blog.ortensiablu.com
  14. Cappelletti
  15. Capelli del Prete

    www.ilcorvopasta.wordpress.com
  16. Capellini (Angel Hair)

    www.recipegirl.com
  17. Capunti

    www.elizabethminchilliinrome.com
  18. Caramelle

    www.pastificiofontana.it
  19. Casarecce

    www.pastaigragnanesi.it
  20. Casoncelli or Casonsèi

    www.itineraribrescia.it
  21. Casunziei

    food.hoggardwagner.org
  22. Cavatelli

    www.italianfoodforever.com
  23. Cavatappi or Cellentanni

    www.pickycook.com
  24. Cencioni

    www.edelices.co.uk
  25. Chifferi

    www.pastazara.it
  26. Chitarra (usually a type of pasta “alla Chitarra,” which is the type of machine used to cut the pasta. “Spaghetti alla Chitarra” are squared rather than rounded)

    www.tomsworkbench.com
  27. Ciriole

    www.foodsubs.com
  28. Conchiglie (Shells)

    www.theculinaryexchange.com
  29. Conchigliette (small shells)
  30. Conchiglioni (large shells, stuffable)
  31. Corallini

    corallino
    www.mennucci.it
  32. Corzetti or Croxetti

    www.americanfoodroots.com
  33. Creste di Galli

    www.pastosa.com
  34. Ditalini / Ditali

    www.pasta-recipes-by-italians.com
  35. Elicoidali

    www.pastaigragnanesi.it
  36. Fagioloni

    www.allrecipes.com
  37. Fagottini 
  38. Farfalle (Bowtie)

    www.wikipedia.org
  39. Farfalline (small bowties)
  40. Farfalloni (large bowties)
  41. Fedelini

    www.justcooking.in
  42. Fettuccine

    www.wellbeing.com.au
  43. Fettuce / Fettucelle (shorter Fettuccine)
  44. Fideo

    www.azucarandspice.com
  45. Fideua (Spanish)

    www.mercadocalabajio.com
  46. Filini

    www.justcooking.in
  47. Fiorentine

    www.clovegarden.com
  48. Fiori

    www.kixcereal.com
  49. Foglie d’Ulivo

    www.bridgepugliausa.it
  50. Fregula

    www.wikipedia.org
  51. Funghini

    www.bellybytes.com
  52. Fusilli

    www.discusscooking.com
  53. Fusilli Bucati

    www.wikipedia.org
  54. Garganelli

    www.cuisinivity.com
  55. Gemelli

    www.prettyyummyfoods.com
  56. Gigli

    www.bbcgoodfood.com
  57. Gnocci 
  58. Gnudi

    www.seriouseats.com
  59. Gramigna

    www.paolafabbri.wordpress.com
  60. Grattini / Grattoni 
  61. Lagane

    www.lucianopignataro.it
  62. Lanterne

    www.gourmetimportshop.com
  63. Lasagna

    www.livestrong.com
  64. Lasagnette

    blog.westonproducts.com
  65. Lasagnotte (longer Lasagna)
  66. Linguettine (shorter Linguine)
  67. Linguine

    www.wikipedia.org
  68. Lumache

    www.ilcorvopasta.wordpress.com
  69. Lumaconi (larger Lumache, stuffable)
  70. Maccheroncelli 
  71. Maccheroni / Macaroni (typically Elbows)

    www.webstaurantstore.com
  72. Maccheroni alla Molinara

    www.justcooking.in
  73. Mafalda

    www.ilcorvopasta.wordpress.com
  74. Mafaldine (smaller Mafalda)
  75. Maltagliati

    www.fromthebartolinikitchens.com
  76. Mandala

    www.wikipedia.org
  77. Manicotti

    www.thegourmandmom.com
  78. Marille

    subbacultcha.nl
  79. Marziani (see Radiatori)
  80. Matriciani

    www.pastacheese.com
  81. Maultasche
  82. Mezzani

    www.dianescookbooks.wordpress.com
  83. Mezze Penne (short Penne)
  84. Mezzelune

    www.languorino.it
  85. Mezzi Bombardoni

    www.pastadimartino.com
  86. Midolline

    www.amazon.it
  87. Mostaccioli or Penne Mostaccioli

    www.pagasa.com.mx
  88. Occhi di Lupo 
  89. Occhi di Pernice

    www.fabianelli.it
  90. Orecchiette

    www.susanrecipes.blogspot.com
  91. Orzo

    www.inharvest.com
  92. Paccheri

    www.almagourmet.com
  93. Pappardelle

    www.pastaigragnanesi.it
  94. Passatelli

    /www.pastagiacomini.com
  95. Pasta al Ceppo (Cinnamon stick shape)

    www.foodsubs.com
  96. Pastina

    www.melissasloveoffood.com
  97. Pelmeni (russian meat dumplings)

    www.wikipedia.org
  98. Penne

    www.food.com
  99. Penne Rigate (ridged Penne)
  100. Pennette (small Penne)
  101. Pennoni (large Penne)
  102. Pici

    www.oliviersandco.com
  103. Pillus

    www.prolocouta.it
  104. Pipe

    www.fanzhongsheng.en.ec21.com
  105. Pipe Rigate (ridged Pipe, as seen above)
  106. Pipette (small Pipe)
  107. Pizzoccheri (buckwheat flour in the mix)

    www.buzzle.com
  108. Puntine

    www.fabianelli.it
  109. Quadrefiore

    www.cucinadellacucina.com
  110. Quadrettini

    www.uovafarinaemattarello.com
  111. Radiatori

    www.pinchmysalt.com
  112. Ravioli

    www.sambusak.com
  113. Reginette

    www.pastadimartino.com
  114. Riccioli

    www.foodfornet.com
  115. Ricciolini

    www.recipetips.com
  116. Ricciutelle

    www.moldrek.com
  117. Rigatoncini (smaller or short cut Rigatoni)
  118. Rigatoni

    www.freefoodphotos.com
  119. Risi

    www.wisegeek.com
  120. Rocchetti

    www.rainbowgr.com
  121. Rotelle

    www.great-chicago-italian-recipes.com
  122. Rotini

    www.intersectusa.com
  123. Ruote (large Rotelle)
  124. Sacchettini, Sacchettoni or Sacchetti

    www.perfectpastaonline.com
  125. Sagnarelli

    www.ilcorvopasta.wordpress.com
  126. Sagne ‘Ncannulate

    www.lorecchietta.com
  127. Scialatelli or Scialatielli

    www.globeholidays.net
  128. Seme di Melone

    www.suzannecarreiro.com
  129. Sorprese

    www.pastificiopassilongo.it
  130. Spaghetti

    www.sheknows.com
  131. Spaghettini (short Spaghetti)
  132. Spaghettoni (long Spaghetti)

    www.demedici.com
  133. Spatzle (German free-form)

    www.esvc000243.wic020tu.server-web.com
  134. Spirali

    www.loveforolive.com
  135. Spiralini (small Spirali)
  136. Stelle

    www.dreamstime.com
  137. Stelline (small Stelle)
  138. Stortini (see Pipe)
  139. Stringozzi

    www.herbivoracious.com
  140. Strozzapreti or Spaccatelli 
  141. Tagliatelle

    www.pastafreshco.com
  142. Taglierini

    www.terreumbre.net
  143. Testaroli

    www.globeholidays.net
  144. Torchio

    www.moldrek.com
  145. Tortellini 
  146. Tortelloni (large Tortellini)
  147. Tortiglioni (spiral ridges Ziti)

    www.somesundrytales.wordpress.com
  148. Trenne / Trennette (triangular Penne)

    www.reluctantgourmet.com
  149. Tripoline / Tripolini

    www.foodfornet.com
  150. Trofie

    www.foodandstyle.com
  151. Tubini

    www.foodfornet.com
  152. Tufoli

    www.amazon.it
  153. Vermicelli

    www.asiantrader.biz
  154. Vermicelloni (thicker Vermicelli)
  155. Ziti

    www.tablespoon.com
  156. Ziti Rigate (ridged Ziti)
  157. Zitoni (long Ziti)

    www.scordo.com

2 thoughts on “Pasta Shapes”

  1. Huh. Who knew there was more than ‘spaghetti’, ‘thin spaghetti’ and ‘fettuccine’, all by the Barrilla company? Knowledge!

    Also, so much scrolling. You owe me a new thumb.

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