When it comes to easy weeknight dinners, few things are as simple and satisfying as baked pasta dishes with ground beef.
And with ground beef on hand, you can easily add a hearty protein ingredient to your favorite recipes. Whether you’re looking for a classic lasagna or something a little different, these recipes all deliver delicious results.
So break out your baking dish, and get ready to enjoy some comfort food.
Baked Pasta Recipes With Ground Beef
Hamburger Noodle Bake
Loaded with lots of ground beef and noodles surrounded by delicious yet simple flavors, the hamburger noodle bake makes for one very family-friendly dinner. The great dish features gooey cheese, onions, parmesan cheese, egg noodles, and plenty of other mouthwatering ingredients.
Individual Freezer Tomato Pesto Beef Pasta | Freezer Meal for One
Packed with flavor and made with eight simple ingredients, you’ll love this freezer tomato pesto beef pasta. Each batch makes six individual freezer pasta meals.
Johnny Marzetti (A Midwest Classic)
Who is Johnny Marzetti? One hearty and nostalgic American casserole, that's who. You might call him by another name, but you know this one. You'll love the ingredient list, so grab your large skillet and get ready for a great meal.
Makaronilaatikko (Finnish Macaroni Casserole)
Makaronilaatikko (Finnish macaroni casserole) features macaroni noodles and ground beef and are coated in a creamy egg mixture, topped with cheese, and baked until golden and bubbly.
Ground Beef and Tomato Pasta Bake
If you are looking for a hearty and comforting meal, I've got you covered with this beef and tomato pasta bake. Pasta is baked in a rich tomato sauce and topped with cheese for an easy dinner that the whole family will love. If this is the first time making the dish, it will become a family favorite.
American Goulash Recipe (One-Pot)
American goulash is an easy, one-pot, classic comfort food made with ground beef, tomatoes, and macaroni pasta noodles. Enjoy year-round and delicious leftovers. The irresistible goulash recipe is guaranteed to win over even the pickiest eaters! It's definitely a favorite easy weeknight dinner.
Spaghetti and Garlic Bread Bake Recipe
Spaghetti and garlic bread bake combine the components of this classic American meal into one delicious casserole baked in the oven. All you need is some cooking spray, a large casserole dish, and a few simple ingredients, and you'll have pure comfort food in no time.
Pasta al Forno (Italian baked pasta recipe)
Break up the spaghetti and meatballs routine with this fantastic pasta al forno. Baked pasta with cheese and mini meatballs will be a real crowd pleaser, and you'll be lucky if there are any leftovers!
Bolognese pasta bake
Bolognese pasta bake is an easy family dish, super simple to prepare, and ideal for leftover mince, too. No package directions to follow, just simple and delicious ingredients.
Ground Beef Baked Spaghetti Casserole
This creamy, cheesy ground beef-baked spaghetti casserole recipe is a wonderfully easy dinner idea for any night of the week. It’s a great comfort food addition to your next family gathering, potluck, or dinner time.
Easy Lasagna Recipe
If you love Italian food, then you will love this easy lasagna recipe. The recipe features flavorful ground beef, ricotta, and mozzarella cheese, plenty of sauce, and Italian seasoning for a hearty and delicious meal for the entire family. The cheesy beef dinner is the perfect dish for a small family or a large one. And meal prep is a cinch.
Johnny Marzetti - Ground Beef Noodle Casserole
Johnny Marzetti is a ground beef baked pasta casserole from the midwest. An Italian immigrant came up with this dish, which became super popular in time. Once you get a bite of this dish, you will become a big fan.
Baked Beef Cannelloni
Baked beef cannelloni, made with oven-ready pasta, has a unique filling comprised of ground beef, spinach, carrots, fresh basil, and no ricotta. The whipping cream and wine make it rich and delicious. It's the perfect, make-ahead, special and company-worthy dinner recipe. You will love this great recipe.
Chile Con Queso Pasta Bake
Lasagna (Traditional Italian Recipe) with Easy Step by Step Directions
Traditional lasagna made with a rich meat sauce, flavorful bechamel sauce, and plenty of delicious ingredients will have you begging for more.
Healthy Million Dollar Spaghetti Casserole
This healthier version of million dollar spaghetti casserole has all the creaminess of a million dollar casserole, minus the calories. It's easy to make, a great way to enjoy spaghetti in a different form, and you can also use up leftover spaghetti noodles. This might just become your favorite recipe.
Baked Penne Pasta with Meat Sauce
Hearty baked penne pasta is perfect for a hungry crowd or to take to a potluck. Packed with ground beef, Italian sausage, veggies, bits of velvety cream cheese, and shredded cheese, it's the ultimate comfort food.
Old Fashioned Hamburger Noodle Casserole
Old fashioned hamburger noodle casserole tastes like lasagna without all the fuss. And the best part? It's ready to eat in 30 minutes.
Stuffed Pasta Shells
Easy Italian jumbo pasta shells stuffed with ragu bolognese sauce, vegetables, fresh herbs, all topped with mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
Lasagna + spaghetti = a big family hit! Using simple pantry ingredients, along with ground beef and chili powder, this is a delicious, crowd-pleasing meal.
Nanna's Baked Spaghetti
It doesn't take fancy ingredients to whip up a pan of Nanna's Baked Spaghetti. Just simple ingredients and lots of cheese are the secrets that make it so good.
Pastitsio (Greek Pasta Casserole)
Pastitsio is a Greek baked pasta dish with meat sauce between two layers of tubular pasta and topped with bechamel sauce.
Easy Cheesy Lazy Lasagna
Your family will love this delicious, rich, and cheesy lazy lasagna recipe. You'll love this recipe because all you need are four simple ingredients.
Mince Pasta Bake
Everyone likes a good pasta dish, and this one is no exception. Whether you're looking for a simple weekday dinner or a way to sneak in some extra vegetables, this ground beef pasta bake is a terrific option.
Pizza Pasta Bake
This delicious pizza pasta bake takes everything you love about pizza and puts it into casserole form. Use your favorite toppings to make an easy meal that the whole family will love!
Ground Beef Casserole Recipe
Ground beef casserole is a delicious meal that the entire family will love. Tender macaroni pasta is combined with ground beef, seasonings, and plenty of cheese for an easy fix dinner on your busiest days.
Meatball and Mushroom Pasta
This creamy and savory meatball and mushroom pasta will go great on any dinner table on any day of the week. A creamy pasta casserole topped with savory meatballs — a tasty dinner idea!
Lasagna For Two (Loaf Pan Lasagna) - Homemade In The Kitchen
Love lasagna but hate leftovers? Lasagna for two baked in a loaf pan is a small baked pasta dish that makes only four slices. Made with a beef and ricotta cheese filling.
Baked Red and White Mostaccioli
Baked Mostaccioli is a super simple and tasty baked pasta with a blend of marinara and Alfredo sauces. With only five ingredients, it comes together fast and is perfect for an easy dinner!
Creamy Cheesy Baked Pasta
Creamy, cheesy baked pasta is the perfect anytime pasta dish. This Italian Baked Pasta Recipe will become one of your family favorites.
Baked Fazzoletti Pasta from Abruzzo (Fregnacce Abruzzesi).
Traditional baked fazzoletti pasta recipe from Abruzzo is a fabulous alternative to lasagna. It's made with homemade handkerchief pasta squares and ground beef and sausage ragu. An authentic Italian pasta recipe that all the family will love.
Bolognese Pasta Bake
This bolognese pasta bake is a perfect weeknight family dinner that will please everybody. Total comfort food, what can be better than baked pasta coated with a creamy and hearty Italian meat sauce?
Most of the recipes can be made with ground turkey or lean ground beef.
Baked pasta dishes with ground beef are the perfect comfort food for a busy weeknight.
With simple ingredients and minimal prep time, the recipes are easy to put together and will hit the spot with plenty of pasta and ground meat.
So grab your baking dish and get started on one of these easy recipes.