Baked Pasta Recipes
Our tried-and-true baked pasta recipes are guaranteed crowd-pleasers. They're also super versatile -- make them vegetarian or add chicken or sausage, choose ziti, spaghetti, or any noodle you please, and don't forget the cheese!
Individual Mac and Cheese CupsIt’s a scientific fact that if you make any dish (quiche, pizza, bacon and eggs) in a muffin tin, the deliciousness factor doubles -- isn't it? Start with a super-simple recipe (maybe our easiest yet) for macaroni and cheese, scoop into muffin tins, top with yummy crumbs, and bake. Pure yum! I guarantee that you will love this one (even if you're a cute-food hater).AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Hot Mint LemonadePiping-hot lemonade makes a surprisingly satisfying autumn drink. If you're packing this lemonade for a picnic, pour it into a large thermos while it's still hot.
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Lasagna and Baked Pasta Recipes
Forty of our most tempting baked pasta and lasagna recipes ideal for entertaining and holiday meals, as well as quick versions for weeknight dinners. You'll find vegetable lasagna, traditional lasagna Bolognese, macaroni and cheese, baked ziti, and more.
Baked Shells and Broccoli with Ham and Cheesy-Creamy Cauliflower SauceAdding toasted whole-wheat breadcrumbs gives this dish a nice crunch that balances out the creaminess of the sauce. Rather than baking the shells with the crumbs on top (which can make them soggy), toast the breadcrumbs separately, and toss a handful over each serving right before you put it on the table.
The 12 Cheesy, Comforting Vegetarian Lasagnas of Your DreamsHomemade lasagna is soul food. And you don't need meat to make this comforting dish. We have delicious, cheesy vegetarian recipes to savor year round.
John Legend's Macaroni and CheeseWhen musician John Legend visited Martha, he shared this recipe for his favorite Southern comfort food.
Baked RavioliBaking pasta with cheese on top creates a chewy and crispy topping kids will love. You can assemble the dish ahead and refrigerate it, then bake it right before dinner.
Pepperoni Pasta BakeIt looks like your usual stuffed shells, but hidden under the cheese, pepperoni, and marinara is grated zucchini that kids will never detect.
Baked Tortellini with BaconCheese tortellini get brown and bubbly under the broiler with the help of a simple white sauce and Parmesan cheese. Crisp bacon pieces add even more flavor.
Baked Penne with Chicken and Sun-Dried TomatoesA family favorite, this recipe makes one baking dish for now and one to freeze for a ready-made dinner when you're pressed for time.
Creamy Shells with Tuna and SpinachThis update to the old-fashioned tuna casserole is just as delicious as you remember: It gets a fresh taste from spinach and a fun shape from shells.
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Baked Pasta with Chicken SausageThis hearty pasta bake is a satisfying fall or winter meal, plus it serves a crowd.Recipe
Lasagna Bolognese 101The food of Emilia Romagna differs from that of the rest of the country in its richnes and complexity; Bolognese lasagna -- with its venerated meat sauce -- is no exception.Recipe
Meaghan's LasagnaThis sausage-and-pepper-filled recipe can easily be doubled to serve both dinner one night and lunch the next day.Recipe
Vegetable HandkerchiefsSheets of spinach-flavored handkerchief pasta enfold low-fat ricotta, broccoli rabe, butternut squash, and shiitake and cremini mushrooms in this variation of traditional lasagna.Recipe
Basil and Ricotta CannelloniIn Rome, fresh ricotta made from sheep's milk is more widely available than that made from cow's milk, but either will work in this recipe. An abundance of zucchini blossoms (fiori di zucche) made it easy for Kovel to use them as a topping, but if you can't find them, it's not a problem; they are an optional flourish here.Recipe
Brown-Rice Lasagna with Spinach and TofuTomato sauce, spinach, and tofu team up with brown-rice lasagna noodles, which are whole grain and free of gluten.Video
5 Surprising Pasta DishesPasta will never be the same again, check out a few of our favorites that will have you thinking differently when it comes to this all time favorite mainstay.Video
Our All Time Favorite LasagnasThere’s nothing as comforting as a hearty Lasagna, here’s a few of our favorites that are simple to make and your family will love, give them a try!Recipe
Salmon Noodle CasseroleWhen it comes to radiating warmth at the dinner table, nothing beats a meal-in-one casserole. What's more, this dish can be assembled a day ahead, goes straight from the oven to the table, and offers help-yourself allure in abundance.Recipe
Squash Lasagna with SpinachYou can roast the squash and prepare the bechamel and filling (omitting the egg) up to two days before assembling the lasagna; let each cool before refrigerating in separate containers. Stir the egg into the filling just before using.Video
Turkey TettraziniFor an easy way to use up those Thanksgiving day leftovers, try making Sarah Carey’s Turkey Tettrazini, a creamy and delightful way to enjoy turkey all over again!Video
Sausage, Mozzarella, and Broccoli Rabe Baked PastaSarah Carey makes one of her most comforting dishes for fall, a Baked Pasta with broccoli rabe, sweet sausage, thyme, and fresh mozzarella, with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese on top for good measure! Your going to love this deliciously hearty dish.Video
Macaroni and Cheese with a Twist, Part TwoMartha Stewart and singer Josh Turner put the finishing touches on their macaroni and cheese dish with tomatoes and cayenne pepper,Video
Baked Tortellini with BaconSarah makes a simple and delicious variation on traditional mac and cheese with rich tortellini pasta and bacon. It’s the perfect week night meal to enjoy this winter.AdvertisementAdvertisementVideo
Baked Spaghetti and MozzarellaFor a quick and easy version of the classic pasta dinner, this Baked Spaghetti and Mozzarella dish is made with fresh mozzarella, canned tomatoes, and aromatic basil, perfect for a weeknight meal in under 30 minutes.Video
One-Pot Skillet Macaroni and CheeseIt’s hard to improve on mac and cheese -- but this recipe from our newest book, "One Pot," does it by cooking the pasta right in the sauce for a fantastic one-pot meal!