Our Favorite Ground Beef Pasta Recipes
When you don’t know what to make for dinner, there’s always pasta. If you haven’t found a use for that extra box of pasta sitting in the pantry or the ground beef sitting in your freezer, we’ve got good news for you. This is the dinner power duo. Our collection of recipes brings two of our favorite weeknight go-tos together in beautiful, comfort-food harmony. Not only are these ground beef pasta recipes absolutely delicious, but they’re so easy to make. With store-bought ingredients, very few minutes of hands-on time, and one-pot winners, these ground beef and pasta recipes earn an A+ from busy cooks every time. Even with picky kids at the table, dishes like Taco Dinner Mac and Cheese, Sloppy Joe Casserole, and Homemade Baked Lasagna will ensure you’ve got clean plates all around. Easy, budget-friendly, and oh-so-comforting, these hearty ground beef pasta recipes will quickly become family favorites.
Greek Baked Ziti
This easy dish is perfect to prepare and freeze to cook on busy weeknights.
Sloppy Joe Casserole
Recipe: Sloppy Joe Casserole
If you want to talk “kid-friendly,” you’ve come to the right place.
Recipe: Extra-Easy Lasagna
This frill-free lasagna recipe can’t be messed up—trust us.
Taco Dinner Mac and Cheese
Recipe: One-Pot Pasta
Store-bought ingredients like refrigerated tortellini, jarred pasta sauce, and shredded mozzarella cheese make this one-pot dish the easiest dinner of your week.
Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole
Recipe: Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole
Chilly nights and busy weeks call for one thing and one thing only—comfort food. This hearty, cheesy casserole is all you need.
Slow-Cooker Bolognese Sauce over Pappardelle Pasta
Pretty enough for company but easy enough for dinner with the family, the slow cooker has it covered with this meaty pasta recipe.
Recipe: Spaghetti Casserole
This cozy casserole is made in your slow cooker for hands-off ease.
Vanessa's Make-Ahead Beefy Lasagna
This foolproof lasagna recipe can stay in your freezer for up to three months for when you need it most.
Meatball Pasta Bake
Recipe: Meatball Pasta Bake
Store-bought ingredients make this pasta bake as easy as it gets.
Meaty Cheesy Manicotti
Recipe: Meaty Cheesy Manicotti
Meaty? Check. Cheesy? Check. Easy? Check. This recipe has everything we look for in a comforting pasta bake.
Recipe: All-In-One Spaghetti
You’re a few ingredients and two steps away from easy, homemade spaghetti that kids and adults will love.
Homemade Baked Lasagna
Recipe: Homemade Baked Lasagna
If you don’t shy away from cheesy recipes, let us tell you: This is the cheesiest lasagna recipe we’ve ever made.
Recipe: Noodle-and-Spinach Casserole
This make-ahead casserole is perfect to have in the freezer for nights when you didn’t make it to the store.