Baked Pasta Dishes

Comforting baked pasta dishes from Food Network Magazine.

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Photo By: Lisa Shin ©Lisa Shin Photography, Inc.

Baked Cavatappi with Artichokes and Fennel

Ridged pasta twirls curl around tender chunks of artichokes and sauteed fennel in a creamy sauce for a rich, comforting main dish you won't soon forget.

Get the Recipe: Baked Cavatappi With Artichokes and Fennel

Baked Farfalle with Escarole and Zucchini

This all-in-one meal — bowtie pasta baked in an herb-studded, vegetable-rich red sauce and covered with tangy cheeses — is sure to have diners asking for seconds.

Get the Recipe: Baked Farfalle With Escarole and Zucchini

Baked Rigatoni with Meatballs and Peppers

Can't decide between baked ziti, spaghetti and meatballs or sausage and peppers for dinner? Bake all of your Italian favorites into one satisfying pasta dish!

Get the Recipe: Baked Rigatoni With Meatballs and Peppers

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Spotlight Recipes: Vegetarian Pasta Dishes

Good old pasta dishes can easily be turned into a vegetarian dish. Problem is, pile in tons of cheese and large portions of pasta and watch the calories and heart-clogging saturated fat go through the roof (yes, even vegetarian recipes can be unhealthy!). There are ways to lighten up your lasagna and macaroni and cheese but here are a variety of vegetarian pasta dishes that are delicious and figure-friendly.

Mix-and-Match Baked Pasta

Design your own casserole: This step-by-step guide leads to thousands of possibilities!