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25 Family Favorite Cheesy Pasta Recipes You’ve Gotta Try!

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I don’t know about your family, but mine LOVES a great cheesy pasta recipe! Today I thought I would share with you some of our favorites!

If you’re looking for a deliciously cheesy pasta recipe that the whole family will love, you gotta try one of these!

Which of these cheesy pasta recipes is your favorite?

Creamy Italian Chicken Pasta Recipe
This cheesy pasta dish combines chicken, cream cheese, parmesan cheese, pasta, and a few other ingredients to make one tasty dinner in your instant pot!
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Green Chile and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese
This baked macaroni and cheese is super creamy, cheesy, but not too cheesy, rich, ooey-gooey, and, the addition of bacon and roasted chile take this dish to a heavenly level.
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Homemade Hamburger Helper Recipe
This Homemade Hamburger Helper Recipe is easy to make, delicious, and your whole family is going to love it! AND, even though it is a homemade version, it’s just as quick as making the boxed version if you use your Instant Pot or another pressure cooker.
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Delicious Cheesy Mexican Taco Casserole Recipe with Large Shell Pasta – a Family Favorite!
If you’re in the mood for a Mexican casserole that feeds a crowd and won’t take too long to make, this is a great choice! If you love tacos, you are going to love this cheesy Mexican Taco Casserole recipe!
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Rasta Pasta Recipe | Jerk Chicken Pasta
Colorful and flavorful Rasta Pasta is easy to make, filling, and incredibly satisfying. This is sure to become a weeknight staple.
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Loaded Mac and Cheese
Loaded mac and cheese is rich, creamy, and filled with your favorite toppings. Plus, it's ready in just 30 minutes on the stovetop – the perfect weeknight comfort food!
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Gettin’ Cheesy with it – One Pot Broccoli and 3 Cheese Pasta
One Pot 3 Cheese and Broccoli Pasta. Packed with 3 separate cheeses, this pasta is perfect to clean out the cheese drawer or to simply enjoy as a regular weeknight meal.
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Instant Pot Cheesy Kielbasa Pasta
Instant Pot Cheesy Kielbasa Pasta recipe is a grown up version of macaroni and cheese with hot dogs! This delicious cheesy pasta is made entirely in the Instant Pot in less than 30 minutes.
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Buffalo Chicken & Pasta Bake Recipe
This delicious buffalo chicken pasta bake made with penne pasta if bursting with flavor but not too spicy for even kids to enjoy it! The next time you're craving buffalo chicken dip, try it as a meal instead!
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One Pot Cheesy Sausage and Peppers Pasta
This Cheesy Sausage and Peppers Pasta is made in one pot and is one of our dinner time favorites. It’s full of juicy sausage, veggies, and pasta, all drenched in a creamy sauce and topped with melty cheese!
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Chickpea Pasta Recipe with Feta
Chickpea Pasta Recipe with Feta is the perfect light, spring meal. Your favorite pasta is mixed with a creamy, lemon sauce, chickpeas, feta cheese and arugula. This is the perfect weeknight meal or an elegant way to celebrate.
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Creamy Chicken Alfredo Recipe
If you’re on the hunt for an easy creamy Chicken Alfredo recipe, this is the one you will want. It includes delicious chicken breasts and tender noodles, all coated in the most dreamy cream sauce you’ll ever taste. It’s truly a showstopper meal that your family will request time and time again!
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Three Meat Million Dollar Spaghetti Recipe
Looking to spice up your boring spaghetti? If so, this easy pasta recipe is for you! Full of flavors, you'll enjoy the creamy deliciousness Three Meat Million Dollar Spaghetti delivers!
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Classic Baked Stuffed Shells Recipe
This Classic Baked Stuffed Shells recipe is sure to satisfy your craving for Italian food!

Classic Baked Stuffed Shells Recipe is a comfort food classic that’s great for feeding a crowd! It's an easy meal that is loved by children and adults alike. Filled with three types of cheeses, then covered in marinara sauce, and topped with more cheese, just bake to golden brown perfection, and pair it with a simple green salad for an irresistible meal.
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Easy Spaghetti Salad Recipe
This pasta recipe with just a few simple ingredients is a summer favorite! It is SO easy to fix and the ham, Italian dressing, and parmesan cheese is a flavor combination you are going to love!
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Smoked Mac and Cheese
Smoked Mac and Cheese has a smoky irresistible flavor with creamy cheese and salty bacon, then topped with crispy onions this is one smoker mac and cheese that will be a crowd pleaser.
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Country Cowboy Casserole Recipe
This cheesy pasta and chicken casserole is one the whole family will love. It's easy to make and very filling. This makes such a large amount of food that we usually have leftovers which, for this recipe is great because the leftovers taste even better!
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Cheesy Italian Beef Pasta Casserole Recipe
The first time I fixed this cheesy pasta recipe for my husband, he had 3 big bowls of it! He loves it and requests it often. He said it reminds him of a Hamburger Helper style meal but one that tastes way better!
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Baked Tortellini Casserole
Make this deliciously easy vegetarian baked cheese tortellini casserole recipe made with fresh tortellini, veggies, and homemade marinara sauce. It requires minimal prep, and basic ingredients, and can be made in 30 minutes.
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Alfredo Mac And Cheese
Take a break from traditional fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Mac and Cheese for dinner. Ready in 45 minutes with a homemade Alfredo sauce.
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No Boil Rigatoni and Meatball Casserole
Did you know you can make cheesy baked rigatoni without having to boil any water? Well, you can! This yummy no-boil rigatoni and meatball bake is a tasty meal the whole family will love.
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5-Cheese Mac and Cheese
This ultimate 5-cheese mac and cheese recipe is made with Gruyere, Cheddar, American cheese, mozzarella, and Parmesan. The combination of cheeses is rich and comforting, a knock-your-socks-off recipe for all cheese lovers.
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Baked Tortellini Alfredo
This baked tortellini alfredo is one of the best, easy recipes for a homemade dinner made in less than an hour. Cheese tortellini is mixed with homemade alfredo sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese and baked in a casserole dish until melty and delicious.
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Italian Sausage Pasta Bake
This Italian Sausage Pasta Bake is an easy weeknight meal the whole family will love. Sweet Italian Style Chicken Sausage is mixed with pasta, tomato sauce and cheese and baked to perfection!
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Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese
Use up leftover pulled pork in this easy stovetop Pulled Pork Macaroni and Cheese made with smoked cheddar.
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