Meatball Melt Lasagne Recipe

Best ever pasta bakes

Pasta bakes are the easiest comfort food to make - you can make them in advance and bake when you're ready to feed a crowd. Think family favourite such as lasagne, cannelloni and mac 'n' cheese

Looking for a comforting pasta bake recipe? Check out our best ever pasta bake recipes to feed the family. We have plenty of alternatives to chicken pasta bake and tuna pasta bake recipes, including classic mac ‘n’ cheese and sloppy joe meatball bake and traditional cheesy beef lasagne. 

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Mac ‘n’ cheese with rich beef ragu

Macaroni cheese is the ultimate pasta bake. We’ve reinvented a classic mac ‘n’ cheese dish by adding a hidden layer of rich beef ragu to this recipe to make it really special and indulgent. Looking for the perfect macaroni and cheese recipe? Check out our favourite mac and cheese recipes here. 

Mac And Cheese Recipe With Rich Beef Ragu

Sloppy joe meatball bake

Check out this easy sloppy joe meatball bake. This indulgent recipe is one for all the family to dive into, serve with buttered crusty bread to tuck into that cheesy goodness.

Sloppy Joe Meatball Bake Recipe

Kale, ricotta and leek lasagne

Lasagne is another of our go to pasta bake recipes. Try our vegetarian alternative to this classic family dish. With layers of greens and fresh pesto this kale, ricotta and leek lasagne is low in calories and super easy to whip up, a great midweek meal. Try our other vegetarian pasta recipes here…

Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe for kale, ricotta and leek lasagne

Lobster fideo pasta bake

Check out this lobster fideo pasta bake from David Gingell of Western’s Laundry, one of London’s hottest new restaurants. This recipe not only looks impressive, it’s packed with flavour too. It may take a little bit of effort but it’s definitely worth it. Here’s our dinner party menu from Westerns Laundry.

Western Laundry - Baked lobster fideo pasta

Leek and crab lasagne

Leek and crab lasagne is lighter and more refreshing than the meat version and it has a great flavour. Either buy cooked crabs and pick out the meat yourself, discarding the grey-coloured gills and stomach, or buy picked meat.

Leek and Crab Lasagne Recipe

Mac and cheese with greens

This easy baked mac and cheese recipe is super creamy and indulgent, what’s more it’s vegetarian. This recipe comes from Marcus Samuelsson of Shoreditch’s Red Rooster restaurant.

Macaroni and Cheese With Greens Recipe

Meatball melt lasagne bake

This indulgent lasagne is a great dinner party entertaining pleaser to assemble then bake just before your guests arrive. Really meaty and full of great texture, your guests will keep coming back for more. An easy winner!

Meatball Melt Lasagne Recipe

Vincisgrassi (pasta baked with parma ham)

Vincisgrassi, a type of baked pasta, comes from the region of Le Marche in Italy. It’s attributed to both General Windischgrätz (who fought Napoleon at Ancona), and to princisgrassi (meaning fat for the prince). In either case it’s very rich – some versions being even richer with the addition of sweetbreads and a pasta dough made with vin santo or marsala.

Vincisgrassi Pasta Bake Recipe

Healthier lasagne

Our low-calorie lasagne is a delicious dinner recipe for six people. Serve with a green salad for a healthy version of this classic Italian dish.

Healthy Lasagne Recipe

Quick courgette lasagne

This must be the best easy vegetarian lasagne! Mix the courgettes, garlic and chilli with ricotta, add a shop-bought tomato sauce and fresh lasagne and dinner can be on the table in under 30 minutes. See other exciting lasagne recipes here…

Quick Courgette Vegetarian Lasagne Recipe

Mix and match mac ‘n’ cheese bar

Put the mac ‘n’ cheese out with a serving spoon then put the toppings in little bowls and let everyone add their own. You’ll need to use your biggest baking dish for this or split it between 2 smaller ones.

Mix and match mac 'n' cheese bar

Italian sausage and fennel lasagne

A new recipe for lasagne. We love this one, it’s full of delicious Italian flavours. Made with sausage and fennel seeds this baked pasta dish is easy, comforting and will feed a crowd. Serve with a green salad on the side.

Italian Sausage and Fennel Lasagne Recipe

Crisp topped macaroni cheese

Comfort food at its best. Mac ‘n’ cheese is always a winner and this one, with shredded ham and a crispy top is top of our list. Fresh salad is good as a side.

Crisp Baked Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

Mac ’n’ cheese bake with bacon

How do you make mac ‘n’ cheese better? Add bacon of course!  This oozing cheesy pasta bake is also rich with Red Leicester and finished with a crunchy breadcrumb topping. Double up the recipe for a family meal.  Check out our other favourite mac and cheese recipes here…

mac n cheese with bacon

Italian baked meatballs

Meatballs baked in rich tomato sauce with a melting mozzarella topping – this recipe is all about comfort food. It’s also perfect for freezing, making it a great option for when you don’t want to cook mid-week. Cook a side of pasta for this easy bake. Check out our other meatball recipes…

Italian Baked Meatballs Recipe

Winter greens and ricotta

This winter greens and ricotta cannelloni is a great vegetarian main to store in your freezer. The recipe is easily doubled, so why not make one for tonight and one to freeze?

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Winter greens and ricotta cannelloni

Baked tortellini with spinach and chilli

Our recipe for baked tortellini with spinach and chilli is super-easy to make, ready in under and hour and less than 500 calories – perfect for a midweek meal for two. Use bought tortellini and the hard work is done for you.

Baked tortellini with spinach and chilli