26 Family-Friendly Pasta Casseroles

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    Loaded Pizza Pasta Casserole

    Loaded Pizza Pasta Casserole
    Loaded Pizza Pasta Casserole. Diana Rattray

    Pepperoni, ground beef, ripe olives, tomatoes, and pizza sauce give this pasta casserole fabulous meaty pizza flavor, and it is easy to put together and bake. Serve it with a salad for a meal your family will love.

  • 02 of 26

    Easy Pork and Noodle Bake

    Pork and Noodle Casserole
    Diana Rattray

    Diced pork loin is browned and baked in this casserole of noodles and vegetables. 

  • 03 of 26

    Meaty Ziti Casserole With Ground Beef and Italian Sausage

    Ziti Bake Recipe with Ground Beef and Italian Sausage
    Meaty Ziti Casserole with Cheese Topping. Diana Rattray

    This layered ziti casserole is similar to  lasagna, but it is a much easier preparation. The combination of ground beef and Italian sausage flavors this dish perfectly.

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    Reuben Noodle Casserole

    Reuben noodle casserole with corned beef and sauerkraut
    Diana Rattray

    Reuben Noodle Casserole

    This casserole is made with a delicious combination of flavors. Corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, Thousand Island dressing, and noodles are combined in this tasty casserole. 

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    Perfect Spinach Lasagna

    Perfect Spinach Lasagna
    Perfect Spinach Lasagna. Diana Rattray

    This awesome spinach lasagna is a tried-and-true classic no-meat lasagna with layers of ricotta and mozzarella cheeses, your favorite purchased or homemade marinara, noodles, and spinach.

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    Chicken Pasta Casserole With Cheddar Cheese and Bacon

    Chicken Pasta Casserole With Bacon
    Chicken Pasta Casserole With Bacon. Diana Rattray

    Bacon adds to the flavor of this cheesy pasta casserole. Use leftover chicken or the meat from a rotisserie chicken.  Turkey would be fabulous in this dish as well.

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    Penne with Leeks, Fontina, and Cheddar Cheese

    Penne With Leeks, Fontina, and Cheddar
    Penne With Leeks, Fontina, and Cheddar. Diana Rattray

    The crumb topping gives this delicious casserole texture, and fontina cheese and cheddar make it creamy and cheesy.

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    Pork and Spaghetti Casserole

    Pork and Spaghetti Casserole
    Pork and Spaghetti Casserole. Diana Rattray

    Leftover pork roast is put to good use in this delicious casserole. Condensed soup, vegetables, and cream make this a saucy, delicious dish. A Parmesan cheese topping is added just before the casserole goes into the oven.

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  • 09 of 26

    Lobster Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

    Lobster Macaroni
    Louise Casault / Getty Images

    What a treat! This gussied-up version of a favorite comfort food includes lobster. Feel free to use shrimp or crabmeat in this yummy casserole.

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    Spicy Chicken Lasagna

    Chicken Lasagna
    Spicy Chicken Lasagna. Diana Rattray

    Tomatillo and tomato salsas, cilantro, and Mexican-style cheeses give this chicken lasagna Tex-Mex flavor. Spinach and fresh tomatoes are baked into the layers.

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    Beef and Spaghetti Pie with Mozzarella Cheese

    Spaghetti Pie
    Diana Rattray

    This spaghetti casserole is a complete spaghetti meal in a baking dish. This is a great alternative to lasagna, and it is delicious.

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    Chicken, Kale, and Pasta Bake With Cheese

    Chicken, Kale, and Pasta Bake With Cheese
    Chicken, Kale, and Pasta Bake. Diana Rattray

    I used kale in this casserole, but chard, spinach or mixed greens could be used as well. The  dish is a well-seasoned mixture of creamy sauce, cheese, and fusilli or similar pasta.

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    Ham and Rotini Casserole

    Ham and Rotini Casserole
    Ham and Rotini Casserole. Diana Rattray

    Ham teams up with cheese and rotini in this tasty one-dish meal. This casserole is delicious and satisfying, and it's an excellent way to use leftover ham. 

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    Spicy Sausage and Penne Casserole

    Spicy Sausage and Penne Casserole
    Spicy Sausage and Penne Casserole. Diana Rattray

    I used spicy andouille sausage in this dish, but kielbasa or any flavorful smoked sausage would be delicious. The pasta is flavored with a Creole-seasoned cheese sauce and bell peppers, all topped off with buttery bread crumbs.

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    Turkey, Ham, and Swiss Casserole

    Turkey, Ham, and Swiss Cheese Casserole
    Turkey, Ham, and Swiss Cheese Casserole. Diana Rattray

    Diced ham and Swiss cheese add to the flavor and color in this delicious turkey and pasta casserole. The dish is made with fusilli or macaroni and a simple sauce with cheese. 

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    Chicken, Cheese, and Penne Pasta Bake

    Chicken, Cheese, and Penne Pasta Bake
    The Spruce

    This is an excellent pasta bake for a family meal or potluck dinner. Mozzarella cheese and Parmesan makes the sauce rich and delicious.

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    Family Tuna Casserole

    tuna casserole with cheese
    Diana Rattray

    This cheesy tuna casserole is a family-pleaser you'll make again and again. Serve this casserole with a tossed salad for a perfect meal any day of the week.

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    Beef and Macaroni Bake

    Bowl of Mom's American Chop Suey on a cutting board
    The Spruce

    This beef and macaroni casserole is a great everyday family dinner, perfect for a busy day. Add a tossed green salad and biscuits for a fabulous meal. 

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    Andouille Macaroni and Cheese

    Andouille Macaroni and Cheese
    Andouille Macaroni and Cheese. Diana Rattray

    Andouille sausage provides the flavor in this delicious mac and cheese.  Use wagon wheel shaped pasta or other small pasta in this easy, cheesy dish.

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    Crock Pot Pizza Pasta Casserole

    Slow Cooker Pizza Pasta Casserole
    Diana Rattray

    Pizza flavors make this slow cooker casserole a fabulous family meal, and it's an all-in-on meal. Add some garlic bread and a salad if you'd like.

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    Potluck Chicken and Macaroni Casserole

    Potluck macaroni and cheese with chicken
    Diana Rattray

    Use leftover chicken or turkey in this tasty casserole, or use a rotisserie chicken or fully cooked chicken breast strips.

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    Sausage and Noodle Casserole

    Noodle Casserole With Sausage
    Sam Stowell/Getty Images

    This easy noodle and sausage casserole is super easy to make with condensed soup and a topping of crunchy French fried onions. Or top the casserole with buttered bread crumbs.

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    Tuna, Noodle, and Spinach Casserole

    Tuna Florentine
    Diana Rattray

    This tuna florentine casserole is a colorful and flavorful tuna and pasta bake.

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    Ham and Spaghetti Casserole with Mushrooms

    Ham and Spaghetti Casserole
    Diana Rattray

    An easy homemade cheese sauce and seasonings make this ham and spaghetti casserole a family favorite. Feel free to replace the mushrooms with steamed peas.

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    Tex-Mex Mac 'n Cheese

    Tex-Mex Style Macaroni and Cheese
    Diana Rattray

    This is an easy skillet casserole. Add a cheese topping and bake it just long enough to melt the cheese.

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    Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

    Lasagna Rolls With Sauce and Cheese
    Diana Rattray

    This is an excellent alternative to the everyday layered lasagna.