Layered, Stuffed & Cheesy Pasta Dishes


The best things in life are free, they say. This may be so, but after that? The best things in life are most definitely cheesy decadent pasta creations.

Life is hard and unpredictable, but look at you, you’ve made it through another day. It’s time to reward yourself for your efforts. That’s where pasta comes in. There’s no better way to de-stress from a crazy shift at work or a busy weekend running errands than a plate of pasta. When we need a boost, we turn to the classics—cheesy, baked, layered, stuffed, you get the idea.

Whether you’re looking for a tasty baked pasta recipe or a quick but hearty weeknight meal, we’ve got a recipe for you. Check out our favorite lasagna, shells and manicotti recipes below for pasta dinner ideas.

Classic Three-Cheese Lasagna

You can never go wrong with a classic. This incredible cheesy, layered masterpiece checks off every box for a great Italian recipe.

Easy One Pot Lasagna

We love lasagna, but it’s not every day that you can enjoy that signature layered pasta recipe. For those days, may we recommend an easy but impressive take on the classic.

Gluten-Free Vegetable Lasagna With Marinara

This amazing veggie lasagna features our Gluten-Free Lasagna noodles with layers of zucchini, mushrooms and spinach in our signature Pomodoro Fresco Marinara Sauce. Oh, and don’t forget the cheese!

Spicy Pumpkin Lasagna

Pumpkin isn’t just for lattes, you know. Welcome the chilly season with a hearty baked pasta featuring your favorite fall squash.

Layered Eggplant Parmigiana Lasagna

Just this once, it’s ok to skip the lasagna noodles. Instead, we layer this baked masterpiece with breaded eggplant, a plethora of cheeses and tangy tomato marinara.

Weeknight Skillet Lasagna

If you feel like lasagna and it’s only Tuesday, this one’s is for you. This tasty stovetop lasagna recipe will satisfy everyone at the dinner table. No weekend necessary.

Tomato-Basil Lasagna Soup

Comfort food at its finest, this recipe turns your favorite layered baked pasta into a hot bowl of soup. We can’t think of a better way to cozy up on a chilly evening.

Ricotta Spinach Manicotti

Sometimes you don’t mess with a classic… and this is one of those times. This cheesy baked pasta is one for the recipe box. Just remember to the Pomodoro Fresco Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce for the perfect balance of tangy tomato and sweet basil.

Pumpkin & Ricotta Stuffed Shells With Tomato-Basil Sauce

The leaves don’t need to be falling for you to enjoy this pumpkin pasta goodness. The sweet earthy addition of pumpkin only adds another delicious dimension to the incredible combination of flavors in this baked pasta recipe.

Need some more inspiration? Check our gallery of recipes!