The 30 BEST Pasta Casserole Recipes

Casseroles… All in one pot meals. Your proteins, carbs and veggies all thrown together in one dish, then let it cook by itself in oven. And they’re even better when they’re made with pasta!

They are everybody’s friends for busy nights, for cozy nights, for festive nights. We decided to compile a list of delicious Pasta Casserole Recipes for all occasions.

You’ll find classics like Lasagna and Tetrazzini, some unique fusion dishes with flavors from around the world, and some very regional dishes that you just have to try!

This collection belongs in your bookmarks. Cook through this list of pasta casseroles, and discover your new keepers…

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How about something really easy for dinner tonight? This cheesy tortellini bake is it!

Even your pickiest eaters are going to love this hearty and comforting pasta dish. Saucy, meaty, cheesy… yep, this one checks all the boxes!

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Who is Johnny Marzetti? One hearty and nostalgic American casserole, that’s who. You might call him by another name, but you know this one!

Tender pasta, Italian sausage and ground beef in a rich tomato sauce and covered in cheese. It’s one of our all time favorite pasta casserole recipes.

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We just love this Crustless Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie Casserole. It has the same great flavors of a chicken pot pie, but swaps out the crust for tender bow tie pasta. This is real comfort food!

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This Tortellini al Forno recipe is inspired by the popular Olive Garden dish. Plump, tender tortellini smothered in an amazing creamy sauce that’s enhanced by bacon and a variety of cheeses.

This tortellini and cheese sauce dinner is on the table in just 30 minutes, and tastes thoroughly gourmet.

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5. Leftover Ham and Cheese Broccoli Casserole

This Leftover Ham and Cheese Broccoli Casserole is another easy weeknight meal for the whole family. It has a delicious cheese sauce and is topped with crispy bread crumbs. So good!

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Are you searching for a warm comfort food in this cold, winter weather? Then you must try this Ground Turkey Pasta Bake.

This yummy dish is packed with protein and veggies, while also staying low on calories. The recipe also makes 6-8 servings, so it is great for big families or leftovers!

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Everyone’s favorite Italian casserole… Lasagna! Meat, sauce and cheese layered in between tender lasagna noodles sheets makes for the ultimate comfort food.

No wonder it’s one of the most famous pasta casseroles!

Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

Caprese Pasta Bake has all the flavors you love in caprese salad like mozzarella, tomatoes and basil, al baked into a beautiful pasta casserole. So good!

Get the Recipe @ littlesunnykitchen

Here is the Greek answer to lasagna, Pastitsio. Here, noodles are topped with a thick, cinnamon laced, beef and tomato sauce. Then the dish is finished off with a thick Béchamel sauce and baked to decadent perfection. Simply awesome!

It is a classic Greek comfort food, much loved and definitely a crowd pleaser.

Get the Recipe @ themediterraneandish

This Seafood Lasagna recipe is the ultimate seafood comfort meal. Pasta is layered with crab meat, scallops, shrimp and more in a creamy and cheesy sauce.

All seafood lovers need to try out this super tasty and easy recipe!

Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

Take your pasta night south of the border with this Mexican Pasta Bake. Loaded with cheese, chorizo sausage, enchilada sauce and more, it’s one of the most unique pasta casserole recipes.

Get the Recipe @ soupaddict

Cheesy Beef Tortellini Enchilada Casserole is a great twist on taco pasta, and it only requires 4 ingredients!

This food fusion combines enchilada flavors and pillows of cheese tortellini for a quick recipe you’ll keep coming back to.

Get the Recipe @ jocooks

Cheesy Beef Tortellini Enchilada Casserole is a great twist on taco pasta, and it only requires 4 ingredients!

This food fusion combines enchilada flavors and pillows of cheese tortellini for a quick recipe you’ll keep coming back to.

Get the Recipe @ jocooks

Kielbasa Pasta is a hearty and delicious casserole dinner to make any day of the week. The recipe is a healthier and lighter version of classic comfort food, as it uses turkey kielbasa.

This pasta casserole comes together quickly and can be prepared ahead of time for a tasty family dinner.

Get the Recipe @ thereciperebel

Chicken parmesan is a classic Italian comfort food. The breaded chicken breast is covered with a homemade marinara, and melted cheese. So good…

Just add in pasta and you have a hearty casserole.

Get the Recipe @ thecozycook

16. White Chicken and Spinach Lasagna

A great variation on your favorite Italian casserole is this White Chicken and Spinach Lasagna.

It features tender chicken layered with noodles and a creamy spinach sauce and plenty of melty cheese. YUMMM.

Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

While Mac and Cheese Meatloaf isn’t something you hear everyday, this casserole pulls it off!

This hearty dinner has a ground beef base, with the creamy mac and cheese on top, making for a great combination of two classic comfort foods!

Get the Recipe @ thisisnotdietfood

Homemade garlic alfredo sauce is combined with pesto giving this casserole amazing flavor! It is creamy and delicious and sure to be a hit at the dinner table!

Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

Cheesy Chili Mac Casserole is the greatest crowd-pleaser dish!

This amazingly easy recipe is loaded with extra delicious ingredients like macaroni, ground beef, chili seasoning, tomatoes, rotel, chili beans, and lots of cheese. It’s just wow.

This casserole makes a huge portion, and it’s great for leftovers next day.

Get the Recipe @ plainchicken

Veggie Lover’s Baked Rigatoni is the ultimate vegetarian pasta. This pasta dish is fully loaded with fresh veggies and cheese.

You going to love this simple yet delicious way of getting your veggies in.

Get the Recipe @ buildyourbite

Make America’s popular comfort food at home with this spectacular Easy Chicken Tetrazzini recipe!

It is loaded with creamy, cheesy, and classic flavors that make a hearty dinner, and can be easily made ahead of time.

Get the Recipe @ bellyfull

22. Cajun Orzo with Andouille Sausage

This Cajun Sausage and Orzo is a one pot casserole dish that comes together in no time, and has all the great flavors of New Orleans. So good!

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This Creamy Seafood Gratin Bake is pure decadence! The seafood of your choice tossed with noodles in a creamy sauce and topped with a crispy parmesan panko topping.

This easy pasta recipe is sure to impress.

Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

Ground beef casserole is a simple and classic recipe the whole family will love. Ground beef, penne and tomato sauce topped with melty cheddar cheese and baked to perfection!

Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

This is for all if the pumpkin lovers! This fall, make that lasagna extra special by layering creamy pumpkin sauce and cheesy sausage. This will become your favorite savory pumpkin recipe in no time.

Get the Recipe @ lifemadesimple

Sloppy Joes are yum but Sloppy Joe Casserole is super yummy!

This is the simplest one-pot recipe you can make with panty staple ingredients, but the taste and flavors of this casserole are just mouth-watering.

You can’t ask for a more comforting and satisfying meal than this Sloppy Joe Casserole.

Get the Recipe @ thecozycook

Make your dinner interesting and make Baked Rigatoni with Italian Sausage and Meatballs!

The recipe is shockingly easy to make, and the best part is you can easily prep ahead of time. A flavorsome meal to feed a hungry crowd.

Get the Recipe @ afamilyfeast

Now, this Beef Stroganoff Casserole recipe is simply Wow! This easy and super quick recipe is all about its creamy, saucy meaty mushroom sauce that takes this casserole to next level.

When you are short on time and want something hearty and delicious, do make this Beef Stroganoff Casserole.

Get the Recipe @ eatyourselfskinny

Make the most memorable meal at home with this Baked Spaghetti pie recipe!

An outstanding meat sauce and spaghetti with cheesy goodness in pie form make the most comforting and filling meal, which everyone will become a fan of. Truly a delicious spaghetti dish.

Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

Deconstruct your favorite cheeseburger and make an absolutely delicious and satisfying Cheeseburger Casserole with this outstanding recipe!

This super easy and quick casserole is made with flavorful ground beef and bacon in perfectly seasoned tomato sauce with macaroni, and a lot of cheese. A winning pasta casserole recipe for your family.

Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

So many amazing pasta casserole recipes to cook! We hope you love them as much as we do!

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1lb ground beef
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 24oz pasta sauce
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1.5 cups water
  • 22oz refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Heat olive oil in a 12-14 inch oven safe skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Add ground beef and brown until no pink remains, breaking the meat up with a wooden spoon as it cooks.
  4. Add in garlic and cook for a minute or two.
  5. Stir in pasta sauce, water, and all herbs. Bring to a simmer, then stir in tortellini and mix till everything is well combined. Top with mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
  6. Cover with foil and bake about 20 minutes, or till tortellini is cooked.
  7. If desired, remove foil at the end and broil a few minutes to brown up cheese.

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