Pasta Bake Recipes: 50+ Easy Pasta Casseroles
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Do you love pasta? If you answered yes, then you've come to the right place! We've created the ultimate guide to the best pasta casserole recipes for your next family dinner. This collection features everything from beefy pasta recipes to extra-cheesy pasta recipes. Not only will you find these pasta bakes to be comforting and hearty, but you'll also discover just how easy they are -- they're a perfect dinnertime choice for any time of the year. So, whenever you find yourself wondering what to make for dinner, just come back to this page and try a new easy pasta bake recipe. With so many tasty options, there's never a reason to get bored. Now, go on and dig in!
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Beef Pasta Casseroles
In Fargo, ND, a hot dish is basically a warm-ya-up, comforting casserole that's bursting with goodness. We think we hit the nail on the head with our recipe for Fargo Hot Dish. It's a layered casserole that features hearty noodles, ground beef tossed with tomato sauce, a savory cheese filling, and more. Now you can enjoy a taste of Fargo hospitality wherever you are!
The Amish are known for many homestyle dishes, and this warm and comforting baked pasta is one of them. It's so tasty, it's no wonder it's been passed down from generation to generation.
Lookin' for an easy casserole recipe with ground beef? Well, look no further, 'cause Veggie Beef Casserole is a real crowd-pleaser! Like the name says, you're in for some veggie and beef goodness topped with a bit of cheese. This casserole mixes up in a snap and will vanish just as quickly!
We've gotta share this with you 'cause it's one of our favorite ways to combine Italian and Mexican tastes in the same pasta casserole. And the bonus is, it only takes 35 minutes for great baked pasta!
Remember when making lasagna was a day-long project, reserved for special occasions only? Try making this easy pasta bake our way, and you'll change your mind.
Our updated version of an old world Hungarian Goulash classic takes a few time-saving and tasty liberties we think you'll like. This is a beef pasta casserole that will surely stand the test of time and have your whole gang beggin' for more.
For those days when you can't enjoy the atmosphere of a classic Italian bistro, make one of your favorite dishes right at home with this easy pasta bake recipe for a Baked Tuscan Spaghetti Casserole.
No, this isn't a mistake. We really do add a layer of chili to our Chili Lasagna to give it a slightly spicy, unexpected, yet welcome kick. Trust us, the chili makes this pasta casserole really stand out from the rest.
There's nothing homier or more welcoming than a hearty pasta casserole at the end of a busy day. My Family's Favorite Casserole is a different one that's even better the day after, if there's any left!
Classic dishes never go out of style, and this easy pasta bake recipe for Hungarian goulash will be one of your favorites. With savory seasonings and hearty stick-to-your-ribs appeal, it's a perfect meal to satisfy a hungry gang!
Funny name? Well, it's not that it's Chinese-tasting; it's a mixture all thrown together, like chop suey. This is a great weeknight pasta bake recipe the next time you're looking to clear out your pantry while still getting a great meal!
With no need to pre-cook noodles, this No Fuss Lasagna is our kind of easy family dinner! We love how the creamy cheese, extra tomato sauce, and added spices melt together to create each perfectly flavorful bite. And since it's a meaty lasagna, we can serve it on its own with a small salad and be completely satisfied!
We sure don't mind leftovers of this creamy spaghetti; it's just as good or better the next day. The only problem is that our Layered Spaghetti Casserole is so lip-smacking good, you might not have any left!
Tex-Mex Lasagna has become a family favorite, especially for fans of easy meat lasagna recipes. It has that little different touch that raises eyebrows.
Who doesn't love a hearty Italian casserole? Using only six ingredients, this is one dish that's going to leave you wanting more!
Get ready for a good ol' country casserole that'll fill the hungriest of bellies. Our Hillbilly Pasta Bake is a cinch to make and won't break the bank!
Looking to add some excitement to ho-hum dinnertime? Well, bake up a batch of our Cheese Steak Casserole, and you'll have everyone racing to the table! This twist on a traditional Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich tastes plain old delicious!
We think of this casserole as comfort food at its best; it has hearty, hearty, hearty written all over it! Make it ahead for hectic weeknights. Then just toss a bag of salad greens with your favorite dressing, and supper's on the table!
Chicken Pasta Bakes
This twist on traditional baked macaroni and cheese gets its main dish appeal from the addition of chopped cooked rotisserie chicken. It's a great all-in-one weeknight meal.
If you're a fan of creamy chicken casseroles, then you're going to love our Chicken and Kale Casserole. It features low-fat cheese along with whole grain pasta and nutritious kale for a casserole that's brimming with yummy AND healthy!
Want your family to come running to the table? Bake up this comforting Chicken Fettucine Casserole. This extra saucy, chicken and pasta casserole is sure to have everyone cleaning their plates!
Your gang's gonna love this slow-cooker Cheesy Chicken Noodle Casserole because it tastes so good. You'll love it because you don't have to precook the pasta. It's a win-win for everyone!
When you're looking for a quick and delicious way to feed a large family, this recipe for Chicken Parmesan Lasagna is just the ticket! Cheryl, in Maryland, sent us this easy one dish recipe, which she says goes great with a crisp salad and crusty garlic bread. We couldn't wait to dig in!
We don't know if Davy Crockett had meals like this, but we're sure he woulda loved it, and your family will, too. Frontier Chicken & Noodle Casserole is robust, delicious, and the simple!
This cheesy all-in-one chicken and pasta casserole dish literally shouts “comfort!” It makes use of ingredients you can easily keep on hand so you can always be ready to throw together this hearty meal.
This Amish Country recipe is sure to be a popular one at your house. We take the shortcut liberty of using cooked rotisserie chicken to get our Amish Chicken Casserole from the oven to the table quickly. You won't find another Amish casserole recipe like this one!
Pork Pasta Bakes
Whether you make this bake for a church supper or you serve it to the family for dinner, you're sure to receive lots of compliments. This creamy Ham 'n' Swiss Bake is made with lots of Swiss cheese, chopped ham, and yummy egg noodles.
We bet you've tried making ground beef lasagna before, but have you ever tried it with ham? Our Ham and Cheese Lasagna is a fun twist on an all-time classic and a great way to mix things up at the dinner table. If you're looking for a way to use that leftover ham from the holidays, then this is the easy casserole recipe for you!
You'll save the day with this simple Creamy Ham Casserole. The cheesy goodness, savory ham, and starchy nooles will have your taste buds beggin for it again and again. This noodle casserole is comfort food at its best, and it couldn't be easier to throw together, even on a busy weeknight.
This easy pasta bake recipe comes courtesy of Ally from Ally's Sweet & Savory Eats who says, "In an ideal world, we'd all like to eat a restaurant quality meal every night, but in actuality we don't. This simple, easy and unique mac and cheese brings the best of those together - quality and simplicity."
We call this Festival Tortellini because it is chock-full of all the ingredients we might find in a hearty sausage and peppers sandwich at a local festival! The tortellini adds an extra-hearty twist to the mix and makes for a comforting all-in-one main dish.
Festival Sausage Bake is huge and hearty. Its large portions, hearty pasta, tomato-y sauce and smorgasbord of other ingredients will remind you of the big, meaty sausage and pasta bakes your mom used to make, plus, it's easy and tasty, too!
One of our Test Kitchen team members always raves about how much she loved going to her Grandmother’s home for creamy pasta casserole. So in honor of Grandmas everywhere, enjoy this memory-making Grandma’s Best Casserole soon.
This one is double-trouble! Yes, we heard everyone who asked for comforting dishes like macaroni and cheese and anything with bacon so we present Double Bacon Mac ‘n’ Cheese!
In our Baked Ravioli and Sausage, pillowy soft cheese ravioli mixes with zesty Italian sausage and bakes up a flavor-packed and bubbly good sausage and pasta bake.
Tuna Pasta Bakes
Welcome your family home to the comforting taste of Mom's Tuna Noodle Casserole. This timeless recipe is one that never goes out of style, and is sure to bring home raves!
Enjoy a comforting family-favorite with our recipe for Cheesy Tuna Casserole. We even snuck in some good-for-ya veggies to make this tuna casserole healthier. Even those picky eaters will gobble it right up!
You’re just two steps away from a homestyle Two Step Tuna Casserole that will have your gang running to the table for dinner! Creamy and hearty, this tuna pasta casserole always gets tasty raves.
This No Ordinary Tuna Casserole is a knock-out! It takes comfort food and makes it even better by topping it with a favorite childhood favorite: tiny fish-shaped cheese crackers!
We call it Family-Favorite Tuna Noodle Casserole 'cause this is a dish that gets the whole family clamoring for seconds! After all, who doesn't love the classic taste of tuna paired with creamy cheesiness?
Vegetarian Pasta Casseroles
If you're a fan of extra-creamy and cheesy, then you're going to love our Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese. This healthier take on your favorite American classic uses a special ingredient to take it over the top!
Farmhouse tastes are all about simple and classic flavors. That's what we tried to do with our recipe for Farmhouse Baked Ziti. It's just a simple and delicious baked ziti recipe that you can customize however you'd like!
Have no fear of trying our healthy, veggie-filled Spicy Baked Linguine. Because the recipe calls for salsa, you control the heat level. Plus, you can never go wrong with zucchini, peppers and eggplant!
Everybody loves macaroni and cheese but Curly Cheddar Bake is one with a difference!
This is a casserole that's the perfect go-along to any picnic or party because it goes along with whatever we're serving it with. And, to start with, everybody loves pasta, so we automatically win.
This hearty Mexican Spaghetti Casserole will fill you up but won't break your efforts to stick to your diabetes diet. Everything about this spaghetti bake shouts healthy, and those green chilies give it a wonderful zesty taste.
You'll never guess what the secret ingredient is in our Pierogi Lasagna. But we're happy to tell you. It's seasoned mashed potatoes! That's right, this recipe combines tasty Italian lasagna and succulant Polish pierogi to make a mouthwatering dinner recipe that is totally unexpected. Topped with zesty Cheddar cheese, is a must-have for your vegetarian lasagna recipe collection.
If your family loves baked macaroni and cheese, then they're going to be so excited when you serve 'em a slice of this Macaroni and Cheese Pie. And, since you don't have to pre-cook the macaroni, you better believe this baked mac n cheese recipe is extra easy!
Baked ziti is a favorite Italian pasta dish, and our Better Baked Ziti is so convenient to make, you can easily turn out a restaurant-style baked pasta dish even on a busy weeknight. Now isn’t that “better” than a high-priced restaurant tab?
For kids and adults who are big macaroni and cheese lovers, our baked pasta recipe of Crunchy Macaroni and Cheese is pure heaven. With the addition of the crackers on top, it becomes a crunchy, creamy delight!
Baked Penne Primavera is a favorite easy baked vegetable and pasta dish, thanks to its fresh-from-the-garden taste and creamy, fill-ya-up satisfaction.
When you're craving a cheesy pasta casserole, this Baked Rigatoni recipe will do the trick! This pasta bake features three different kinds of cheese, so you know it's gonna be the ooey-gooey-melty kind of yummy!
If you love pasta, then browse around our collection of easy lasagna recipes! Don't forget that we've also got some sweet Chocolate Dessert Lasagna, too!
Or if you're looking for more unique pasta recipes, don't forget to check out our collection of 6 Unforgettable Ramen Noodle Recipes!
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This eCookbook features a selection of homemade sauces that will go great with these pasta bake recipes!
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