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Whole Wheat Pasta Bake

6 reviews

With a casserole this rich and saucy, it’s tempting to skip the crunchy topping and dip a fork straight into the skillet. But as one taster noted: “The bread crumbs on top make this one extra special.” —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Fontina Chicken & Pasta Bake

14 reviews

Eat it tonight, or freeze it for later. This cheesy casserole is still awesome months after you make it. —Taste...


Pepperoni Pasta

11 reviews

I found this recipe in a cookbook from my mother's sorority. For a fun look, substitute half of the rotini...


Pepperoni Pasta Bake

7 reviews

Here's my homemade version of a family-favorite Italian restaurant entree. For a change of pace, I substitute hamburger for pepperoni,...


Mexican Pasta Bake

25 reviews

This casserole makes a delicious change of pace from ordinary pasta casseroles. The corkscrew noodles? They make it fun! —Joy...

Cheesy Mexican Chicken Alfredo

3 reviews

I was hosting a baby shower and wanted to serve something everyone would enjoy. I created this recipe on a...


Spicy Veggie Pasta Bake

4 reviews

My dad cooked with cast-iron skillets, so when I do, I remember his amazing culinary skills. I keep the tradition...

Pasta Crab Casserole

25 reviews

This is an easy dish to freeze ahead for company. A yummy combination of spiral pasta, crab and sauteed veggies...


Baked Mac & Cheese for Two

7 reviews

"I have added other ingredients like turkey, broccoli and cauliflower, to make this a full meal. The possibilities are endless!"


Contest-Winning Greek Pasta Bake

16 reviews

I've taken this hot dish to potlucks and it's received rave reviews. There's never a morsel left. Best of all,...


Creamy Cavatappi & Cheese

15 reviews

Dive fork-first into oodles of noodles baked to bubbly perfection and coated with a to-die-for sharp cheddar cheese sauce in...

Tex-Mex Pasta

19 reviews

After a recent surgery, I wasn’t able to stock up on groceries. One night, I looked in my pantry and...


Sausage Spinach Pasta Bake

14 reviews

I’ve swapped in other meats—such as chicken sausage, veal or ground pork—and added in summer squash, zucchini, green beans and...


Chicken Club Casseroles

12 reviews

This chicken club casserole freezer meal is a warm, welcoming casserole that tastes as fresh and creamy after it's frozen...


Mexican Chicken Alfredo

60 reviews

One family member likes Italian; another likes Mexican. They’ll never compromise when this is on the menu. —Tia Woodley, Stockbridge,...


Deluxe Pizza Casserole

5 reviews

This is the family favorite dish for special occasions, and we always make it for my granddaughter's birthday. Mushrooms are...

Cheddar Turkey Casserole

14 reviews

This recipe comes with lots of mass appeal, thanks to its cheesy sauce. Pasta, veggies and leftover turkey combine to...


Two-Cheese Mac ‘n Cheese

8 reviews

A lot of stories claim that mac and cheese was created by Thomas Jefferson, Marco Polo or the cooks of...


Hearty Pepperoni Pizza Casserole

19 reviews

Friends and family love my new spin on pizza. Packed with cheeses, meats, and tomatoes, this hearty pasta dish will...