Easy Pasta Casserole Recipes

    Recipes from an old cookbook put together by a Ladies Auxilary group in a small town community. Most were contributed by local residences plus one each from the First Lady and the Vice Presidents wife. Enjoy! Easy Pasta Casserole Recipes

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   Recipe from the first lady in 1975, Mrs. Gerald Ford and a Recipe from the Vice Presidents wife in 1975, Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller.

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Easy Pasta Casserole Recipes

Macaroni Pasta Casserole Recipe

   Ingredients required
2 cups cooked macaroni
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup milk
one package shredded cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup diced green peppers
1/4 cup diced onions
1/4 cup diced tomatoes

Preheat oven 400 degrees

Instructions for Macaroni Pasta Casserole Recipe

   Combine all ingredients and pour into greased casserole dish. Top with bread crumbs and extra shredded cheese, dot with buutter. Delicious served with salad or vegetable as main dish. Baking time is 20 minutes. Serve 628. Add more or less cheese to taste.

Italian Style Macaroni and Cheese

   Ingredients required
1/2 pound box elbow macaroni
12 oz Mozzarella Cheese
1 cup Cottage or ricotta cheese
1 lb Italian style sausage {loose)
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon Pizza seasoning

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Italian Style Macaroni and Cheese

   Cook elbow macaroni according to package directions. Brown sausage add to drain elbow macaroni. Add the cheese, add seasoning. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Baked in a 2-quart casserole for 35 to 40 minutes. Serves six. Easy Pasta Casserole Recipes

Cheesy Noodle Casserole

   Ingredients required
8 oz egg noodles
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 medium onion, chopped
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
eight slices of bacon, crisp, cooked and crumbled
2 cups diced swiss cheese
1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Preheat oven 375 degrees

Instructions for Cheesy Noodle Casserole

   Cook noodles according to package directions, drain. In a small saucepan, melt butter and cook the onions until transparent. In a large bowl, combine eggs, salt and Nutmeg. And noodles, butter, onion mixture. Bacon and cheese. Place in a 2 quart baking dish. Bake in a preheated oven for 45 minutes. Serves 10.

Crusty Beef, Cheese, Noodle Casserole

   Ingredients required
2 lb hamburger
4 cans (10 1/2 oz each) meatless mushroom spaghetti sauce
1 onion
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
1 tablespoon of salt
1/2 lb fine noodles, uncooked
1 lb sharp cheese cheddar, grated or shredded

Preheat oven 325 degrees

Instructions for Crusty Beef, Cheese, Noodle Casserole

   Heat oil, add onion and cook. Add meat, mushroom sauce, and salt and heat. Arrange in two quart casserole half of noodles, half of sauce, and half of cheese. Repeat layers with remaining noodles, sauce, and cheese. Bake for 1 hour. Serves 8.

Cottage Cheese Lasagne

   Ingredients required
2 lb hamburger
2 lb cottage cheese
2 large cans Hunts tomato sauce
2 eggs
1 package lasagna noodles
mozzarella cheese
soy sauce
oregano, basil, chill powder
grated cheese

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Cottage Cheese Lasagne

   Fry hamburger, until Brown. Add 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tesspoon Organo, one teaspoon basil, dash chili powder, 2 tbsp sugar, two large cans tomato sauce. Cook slowly, covered for 2 hours. Mash cottage cheese and add beaten eggs, 2 tablespoons grated cheese, 1 teaspoon salt. Cook noodles. Play small amount of sauce in the bottom of the pan. Place first layer of noodles. Second, meat and sauce. Third, layer of cottage cheese, sprinkle with small hunks of mozzarella cheese. Repeat until pan is full. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour.

Noodle Casserole

   Ingredients required
1 lb ground beef
one onion, chopped
1 tbsp of margarine
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 - 8 oz cans tomato sauce
1 cup sour cream
1 1/2 cup cottage cheese
1/3 cup sliced green onion
1/4 cup chopped green pepper

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Noodle Casserole

   Ground beef and chopped onions in the butter in a skillet. Stir in the salt, pepper and tomato sauce. Remove from heat. Boil the noodles according to directions on the package. Drain. Combine the sour cream, cottage cheese, green onion and green pepper. In a 3 quart casserole spread half of the noodles, cover with cheese mixture, top with the remaining noodles. Pour the ground beef mixture over the top. Bake about 40 minutes. Serve six to eight.

Macaroni and Cheese

   Ingredients required
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons of flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dried minced onion
2 cups milk
1 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
3 cups elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons butter
20 Ritz crackers

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Macaroni and Cheese

   Cook macaroni has directed on the package. Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in saucepan. Stir in the flour, salt, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, onions. Gradually add milk and heated shortly. Add cheese and heat until all is melted. Butter a 3 quart casserole. Melt macaroni and sauce. Mix remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Crumble crackers coarsely and brown in butter. Sprinkle on macaroni. Bake 20 to 25 minutes. Serves six to eight. Easy Pasta Casserole Recipes

Spiral Macaroni Twist Dish

   Ingredients required
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/3 cup chopped green pepper
1 tbsp margarine
4 oz uncooked spiral macaroni
1 12 oz can pork luncheon meat
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 half catsup

Preheat oven 400 degrees

Instructions for Spiral Macaroni Twist Dish

   Cook and drain macaroni. Saute onion and green pepper and margarine until tender. Combine remaining ingredients. Pour into 2 1/2 or 3 quart casserole. Cover and bake 30 minutes until bubbly. Garnish with sliced tomato if desire. Serves six. Ham can be substituted for the can luncheon meat.

List of Casserole Recipes

Baked Bean Casserole
Chili Con Carne
Ham Casserole
Mexican Casserole
Oyster Casserole
Pasta Casserole
Potato Casserole
Rice Casserole Recipes
Sausage Egg Cheese Breakfast Casserole
Sausage Casserole Recipe
Tator Tot Hot Dish
Tuna Casserole Recipe
Zucchini Casserole

Baking Abbreviations
tsp. - teaspoon
Tbsp. - tablespoon
C. - cup
pt. - pint
qt. - quart
pk. - peck
bu. - bushel
oz. - ounce, ounces
lb. - pound, pounds
sq. - square
min. - minute, minutes
hr. - hour, hours
mod. - moderate, moderately
doz. - dozen
Simplified Measures
dash - less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoon = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts(liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts(solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
2 tablespoon = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
14 tablespoons = 7/8 cup