Easy Pasta Casserole

  • Recipe By
  • Published May 13th
  • Ready In35m
  • Servings5
  • Calories752
This is a delicious pasta dish that is very easy to make. I like to use spiral noodles, but this recipe can be made with any shaped pasta. Serve with a salad and warm bread if desired.

Easy Pasta Casserole Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Easy Pasta Casserole for 5 servings:

  • 1 pound pasta
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 (32 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 1/4 cups Italian-style stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Easy Pasta Casserole Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In35m

To cook Easy Pasta Casserole, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Easy Pasta Casserole is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Easy Pasta Casserole within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Easy Pasta Casserole easily:

  1. 1 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and reserve.
  2. 2 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. 3 In a large skillet, brown the beef until no longer pink; drain off grease. Add spaghetti sauce, mushrooms, and tomatoes to beef and simmer for 10 minutes or until warmed through.
  4. 4 In a 9x13 inch baking dish, pour in beef and tomato mixture and add pasta; mix well. Sprinkle the cheese evenly over the top.
  5. 5 Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes or until the cheese starts to bubble; serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 752 calories; 30.8 grams of fat; 80.3 grams of carbohydrates; 36.4 grams of protein; 156 milligrams of cholesterol; 1095 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 10th 2009

    This was easy, but we found it a little bland. It wasn't bad, we ate it and I will probably have it for leftovers, but I think it needs some spicing up, maybe some onion and garlic, a little ...

  2. Dec 30th 2006

    My family loved this recipe, and they are picky eaters. I did not add the mushrooms but put in 1 cup of water with the uncooked noodles and put it all in my crockpot on low for 6 hours, turn ...

  3. Sep 28th 2006

    The family loved this one! It was a hit with my husband and three daughters. I used the Barilla Plus rotini to give it an even healthier kick. Also added diced onion, pressed garlic, thyme a ...

  4. Aug 24th 2006

    My husband and I loved this and ate for the leftovers for the next day's lunch and dinner. I did tweak it a little, since reading that some people thought it a bit bland. I first sauteed on ...

  5. Aug 19th 2004

    I made this recipe tonight, and my husband loved it. It reminded us of lasagna. I used medium shells for the pasta. I added onion and garlic powder to the meat. I added 1 14.5oz can dice ...

  6. Jun 24th 2003

    Easy lunch recipe! I took the advice of "cook from Cape Cod" = added some garlic, peppers and onions (great addition!!). I liked the tomatoes in this recipe and highly recommend that they're ...

  7. Apr 7th 2003

    Followed the recipie closely, and my family enjoyed it and are looking forward to the leftovers. Next time I would add some garlic, peppers and onions. It is quick and easy!

  8. Mar 5th 2003

    I used the spiral noodles as you suggested. This was a really quick and easy recipe that was a hit with my husband. I added some shredded cheddar cheese with the mozzarella cheese on top. ...

  9. Nov 6th 2001

    This dish was great. I fried the mushrooms with onions first, then added it the ground beef and spaghetti sauce. I'll definitely make this one again.