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10 Pasta Casserole Recipes Perfect for Cozy Weeknight Suppers — So Easy + Delicious

The best part? They will make even better leftovers!

When it comes to comfort food, there’s nothing like a pasta casserole filled with warm cheesy goodness. Even better: It’s easy to prep too, plus is a hassle-free way to feed a crowd. Over the years, the First For Women test kitchen has baked up so many variations and here we’re gathering our 10 favorite recipes, from twists on mac and cheese to a fun new idea for “pasta pie.” So keep scrolling and take your pick (or try a few!) of our pasta casserole recipes.

1. Chicken BLT Mac & Cheese

Chicken BLT Mac & Cheese (Pasta casserole recipes)
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Jarred Alfredo sauce make this pasta bake a snap to put together.

2. Sausage-Broccoli Fettuccine Pie

Sausage-Broccoli Fettuccine Pie (Pasta casserole recipes)
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We turned pasta into a clever crust for this delicious bake that can be prepped ahead and then popped into the oven come dinner time

3. Crumb-Topped Mac & Cheese

Crumb-Topped Mac & Cheese (Pasta casserole recipes)
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This creamy classic gets a fresh makeover with a topping of tomato slices, breadcrumbs and basil.

4. Triple-Cheese Stuffed Shells

Triple-Cheese Stuffed Shells (Pasta casserole recipes)

Store-bought Alfredo sauce and three kinds of cheese combine for a rich and comforting meal that comes together in a flash.

5. Ham and Cauliflower Gratin

Ham and Cauliflower Gratin (Pasta casserole recipes)
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Homemade in just 35 minutes, our spin on mac ‘n cheese gets an easy upgrade with veggies and ham.

6. Ham ‘n’ Cheese Pasta Rolls

Ham ‘n’ Cheese Pasta Rolls (Pasta casserole recipes)
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This deliciously fun twist on lasagna is filled with a gooey combo of mozzarella, deli ham and sundried tomatoes.

7. Mushroom and Ricotta Cannelloni

Mushroom and Ricotta Cannelloni (Pasta casserole recipes)
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Meaty mushrooms guarantee this lightened-up veggie take on an Italian classic truly satisfies — and you’ll never miss pricey sausage in the filling.

8. Spinach Manicotti

Spinach Manicotti: (Pasta casserole recipes)

A delicious blend of cheeses and roasted garlic pasta sauce take this comforting Italian casserole to a whole new level of yum.

9. Beefy Tex-Mex Pasta Toss

Beefy Tex-Mex Pasta Toss (Pasta casserole recipes)

Our meaty meal comes together with a delicious kick of heat from smoky chipotle pepper and green chilies.

10. Tortellini & Butternut Squash

Tortellini & Butternut Squash (Pasta casserole recipes)
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No one will miss the meat in this hearty main stirred together with nutty fontina and tangy Parmesan.  

For more comfort-food recipes, click through the links below:

This Shortcut Chicken Cobbler Is the Perfect Cozy Casserole Supper

Crockpot Scalloped Potatoes Are a Taste of Creamy Comfort — Easy Recipe Really Wows

How to Make the Best-Ever Chicken Pot Pie: Chef’s #1 Trick for No More Soggy Crust

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