Make-ahead Pasta and Noodles

  • Baked Ziti
    1 hr, 5 min
    Baked Ziti - classic Italian American comfort food of pasta baked with sausage, tomato sauce and all kinds of gooey, yummy cheeses. So EASY and so good!
  • Cinncinnatti Chili
    3 hrs, 40 min
    Authentic Cincinnati Chili is a meaty, rich, and uniquely spiced chili from (you guessed it!) Cincinnati, Ohio. It's served over hot spaghetti with your choice of toppings. Don’t forget the cheese and oyster crackers!
  • Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic Herbs and Parmesan
    25 min
    Simple angel hair pasta side, with olive oil, garlic, herbs and Parmesan. Easy! Cooks in 10 minutes.
  • Three Cheese Lasagna
    1 hr, 20 min
    Vegetarian
    Cheesy lasagna with pesto and greens! Great make-ahead meal for the fridge or freezer.
  • Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna
    1 hr, 50 min
    Vegetarian
    Want a real show-stopper? Make this Butternut Squash Lasagna! Layers of squash, noodles, cheese sauce, and spinach. It's easy to make ahead (or freeze!) and will satisfy a large crowd.
  • Mediterranean Tuna Pasta
    30 min
    Quick and easy! Tuna pasta with canned tuna, tomato, red onion, kalamata olives, lemon, capers, and Mozzarella cheese
  • Sausage Spinach Ricotta Stuffed Shells
    Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with Italian sausage, spinach, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses, covered with cooked tomatoes and baked.
  • Sesame Noodle Salad
    35 min
    Vegetarian
    Sesame Noodle Salad, so quick and easy! Thin noodles infused with a sesame, honey, soy sauce dressing.
  • How to Make Cup Noodles
    9 min
    Skip the packet, and make your own homemade cup of noodles! There's something so satisfying about having a soup like this assembled and ready in the fridge. Just add water!
  • A dish of macaroni salad with tuna and celery on a marble surface
    30 min
    This family favorite tuna macaroni salad is made with canned tuna, elbow mac, bell peppers, parsley, green onion, iceberg lettuce, and mayonnaise. Try it for your next potluck, BBQ, or family gathering.
  • Shrimp Pasta Salad in bowl
    20 min
    Make this easy shrimp and pasta salad for your next picnic or potluck! It's made with tiny pink shrimp, pasta, a handful of veggies, and a simple lemon vinaigrette. Ready in 20 minutes.
  • Gluten Free Greek Pasta Salad
    30 min
    Vegetarian
    Imagine all the flavors of a Greek salad, but with pasta! We've got kalamata olives, tomatoes, cucumber, and feta cheese, all tossed with pasta and a lemony dressing. This salad is easy to make ahead and pack up for your next picnic.
  • Cherry Tomato Orzo Salad
    30 min
    Vegetarian
    This quick and easy orzo salad is a fresh Greek-inspired summer salad with cherry tomatoes, orzo pasta, cucumbers, feta cheese, oregano and green onions, and dressed with olive oil and lemon juice. Perfect for a summer BBQ!
  • Vegan pasta with herb sauce and tomatoes
    25 min
    Dairy-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
    Pasta? Check. Roasted tomatoes? Check. Creamy vegan cashew sauce? Absolutely CHECK! This recipe is so simple, but it delivers big on both flavor and creaminess. Make the cream sauce ahead of time and dinner is ready in no time.
  • Make-Ahead Baked Spaghetti Skillet Supper
    1 hr, 10 min
    Vegetarian
    Make-Ahead Skillet Baked Spaghetti! Assemble up to a day ahead and bake when ready. Made with yellow squash, cherry tomatoes, Parmesan, fontina cheese, and basil. Yum!
  • Pasta Bean Picnic Salad
    40 min
    Vegan, Vegetarian
    Pasta and Bean Picnic Salad! This is a spin on classic pasta salad with a white beans, fresh summer vegetables, and a light vinaigrette. No mayo.
  • Stuffed pasta shells with ricotta and summer squash
    1 hr, 15 min
    Vegetarian
    It's summer squash season! Try these Stuffed Shells with Yellow Squash and Ricotta for an easy and delicious summertime meal. Easy to make ahead and also freezes well!
  • Mac and Cheese Add-Ins - mac and cheese in bowl with basil leaves and breadcrumbs on top
    25 min
    Vegetarian
    This mac and cheese with fresh basil and artichokes takes the classic to new heights! The sauce is infused with basil and made with a blend of melted cheeses. No roux! (P.S. Your kids will love this, too!)