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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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?
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.