05/02/2011 09:11 am ET | Updated Jul 02, 2011

8 Pasta Dishes Around the World Not From Italy Or East Asia (PHOTOS)

Italy and Asia unarguably have the pasta market cornered. The slightest mention of noodles usually conjures up images of spaghetti coated in red sauce or heaping plates of chow mein. But, while those two are duking it out to decide who invented the starchy favorite, other countries lay claim to their own unique variations. Here are eight such examples.

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