Quick-Fix Italian Casseroles
Everyone loves these classic—yet quick—recipes for lasagna, tetrazzini, and baked spaghetti. Pair with a side salad and garlic bread.
Recipe: Classic Lasagna
This lasagna recipe is a classic in every sense of the word with its traditional ingredients and homemade sauce. The sauce is time-consuming but worth the extra effort. Make it on a weekend in advance, or substitute your favorite jarred sauce.
Spinach Ravioli Lasagna
Recipe: Spinach Ravioli Lasagna
This top-rated spinach-ravioli lasagna uses convenience items, like store-bought pesto sauce, jarred Alfredo sauce, and frozen cheese-filled ravioli, to deliver a delicious main dish with little time and effort on your part.
Pizza Spaghetti Casserole
Recipe: Pizza Spaghetti Casserole
Sausage, pepperoni, and your favorite jarred pasta sauce fill this cheese-topped casserole. Freeze it unbaked up to a month to pull out on a busy weeknight.
Three-Cheese Baked Pasta
Recipe: Three-Cheese Baked Pasta
Prepared Alfredo provides a simple base for the creamy white sauce in this pasta bake. Add cooked chicken to turn this pasta into a hearty main dish. Make this recipe ahead for an even quicker weeknight meal.
Chicken Tetrazzini with Prosciutto and Peas
In less than an hour, you can create a dinner that will satisfy the whole family. A hallmark of Southern cooking, this updated main dish stars a classic Italian ingredient combination: peas and prosciutto. Transform the traditional pasta meal into a casserole by adding Alfredo sauce and cream of mushroom soup. Crispy sautéed prosciutto adds a savory, salty crunch, while Parmesan cheese, cream of mushroom soup, and Alfredo sauce add a rich, creamy texture. This standby casserole dish is one part comfort food, one part Italian delicacy, served in one dish. Top with almonds for a nutty crunch to accent the Alfredo sauce.
Chicken Cannelloni with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce
This company-worthy pasta dish is easy enough to make on a weeknight. To get dinner on the table fast, stuff the chicken, cheese, and spinach mixture into the pasta in advance and freeze. When you’re ready to eat, just arrange thawed cannelloni in a dish, top with jarred sauce, and bake.
Italian Brunch Casserole
Recipe: Italian Brunch Casserole
Serve breakfast for supper Italian style with this colorful dish. Sweet Italian sausage and flavorful veggies in the egg casserole will have your family back for seconds in no time. Serve with fresh fruit and biscuits.
Chicken 'n' Spinach Pasta Bake
Cheesy Spinach Lasagna
Recipe: Cheesy Spinach Lasagna
Prepare this simple homemade lasagna in an hour or even faster if you use no-cook noodles. Healthy spinach is hidden among cheese, Canadian bacon, and pasta sauce.