7 Pasta Bake Recipes for Comfort Food Tonight, and Leftovers Tomorrow

Baked Penne With Chicken and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This Italian-inspired bake, loaded with sun-dried tomatoes, sliced mushrooms, chopped chicken, and provolone cheese, is the ideal comfort food when you're in the mood for something flavorful and filling.

Creamy Baked Ziti

This plant-based main dish is enriched with luscious cream cheese and is quite simple to prepare. To counteract the richness, serve alongside a large green salad.

Lasagna With Meat Sauce

This lasagna is a classic for a reason—the meat sauce is thickened with a mixture of ground beef and Italian sausage. No-boil noodles simplify assembly, and three cheeses—mozzarella

Spinach Manicotti in Creamy Tomato Sauce

A hint of cream in the marinara provides just the right amount of richness, and baked manicotti are made easier than ever to make using a smart way for stuffing the spaghetti tubes (spoiler alert: pipe it!).

John Legend's Mac and Cheese

This baked macaroni and cheese recipe is credited to Grammy and Oscar-winning artist, actor, and music producer John Legend. The secret to making every taste cheesy blissful?

Creamy Baked Tortellini With Spinach

Our baked tortellini recipe uses a few shortcuts to quickly prepare a delicious supper: To enhance the flavor and texture of a quick-cooking turkey ragu, we mix in some cream cheese and adobo sauce.

Very Vegetable Lasagna

Planks of zucchini are used in place of part of the noodles in this vegetarian lasagna recipe, upping the ante beyond just slipping some veggies into the filling. Very, very vegetable.