If you’ve logged on to Instagram, even once in the last few months, you know that rainbow food is one of the biggest food trends right now. Everything from bagels, to grilled cheese, to smoothies, to cheesecake and just about everything in between has been turned into a multicolored creation. And just when we were starting to get worried that everyone’s favorite carb, pasta, couldn’t be rainbow-fied, our fears were put to rest. Here, we’ll show you how to make the most insta-worthy rainbow spaghetti that’s so gorgeous it’s (almost) too pretty to eat.

 

Rainbow Spaghetti

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:10 minutes
  • Total Time:20 minutes
  • Servings:4
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 pound dry spagetti
  • Food Coloring
  • Butter
  • Parmesan Cheese (optional)
  • Salt
Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
  • Step 1

    Bring water to a boil and cook spaghetti to al dente package directions.

    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
  • Step 2

    Add two tablespoons of water and several drops of different colored food coloring, while pasta is cooking, to each of the four Ziploc bags.

    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
  • Step 3

    Drain the spaghetti, once finished cooking.

    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
  • Step 4

    Divide spaghetti evenly among the four bags.

    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
  • Step 5

    Shake and massage each bag of spaghetti until every strand is fully coated.

    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
  • Step 6

    Allow color to sink in for a minute.

    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
  • Step 7

    Place each color of spaghetti back into your strainer, one by one, and run under warm water to remove any excess dye.

    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
  • Step 8

    Place all four colors back into the pot and stir together, once rinsed, along with your butter and salt.

    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
  • Step 9

    Serve with freshly grated parmesan cheese and enjoy.

    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb
    Photo by Jordan Gottlieb