Now that's carb loading! World's biggest pasta bowl weighs in at 500lbs of spaghetti topped with 150 gallons of sauce and 50lbs of cheese

Mar 23, 2017 1597

Piled high with 500lbs of spaghetti, 150 gallons of sauce and 50lbs of cheese, the world's biggest pasta bowl made its annual appearance for St. Joseph's Day celebrations. The whopping bowl of pasta, spanning eight feet in diameter, was more than enough to feed hungry New Orleans spectators on Friday. 

In addition to the noodles, meatless gravy and mounds of cheese, the dish also contained sardines, pine nuts, fennel and raisins, in honor of St. Joseph's Day. It marked the 47th year the Italian American St. Joseph Society has done the massive spaghetti feast, as New Orleans, a port city for immigrant Sicilians, paid homage to the saint. 

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