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Lasagna-Style Spaghetti Squash

My lasagna-inspired spaghetti squash is a meatless alternative to the famed bird. It's great for vegetarians or anyone who craves something on the lighter side. —Jenny Lofthus, Goleta, California

Six-Cheese Lasagna

No one will ever guess how easy this hearty lasagna is to make. No-boil noodles and prepared spaghetti sauce save...


Cheese Spinach Manicotti

No one will even miss the meat in this hearty, delicious meal. Cream cheese and cottage cheese beef up the...


Cheesy Chicken Manicotti

Our youngest daughter tweaked this recipe to our tastes. To stuff the shells, we cut off the end of a...


Cheesy Lasagna Pizza

My children never seem to tire of pizza, but I get bored making it the same way. This recipe from...

Beef and Cheese Shells

This recipe was in a church cookbook my sister-in-law gave me after I got married. I make this casserole for...


Three-Cheese Lasagna

With all the flavors of lasagna with none of the layering, this recipe is as easy as it is delicious.—Del...

Layered Italian Casserole

Yum! That's the only response you'll get from your friends and family when they try this super-supper from Joyce Benninger...


Four-Cheese Stuffed Shells

More cheese, please! You'll get your fill from saucy jumbo pasta shells loaded with four kinds—ricotta, Asiago, mozzarella and cottage...


Makeover Cheese-Stuffed Shells

You'll love the great flavor in these shells. Our Test Kitchen made them over without using any reduced-fat ingredients, yet...


Cheesy Tuna Lasagna

This wonderful casserole was added to my recipe collection many years ago. The tuna and three-cheese blend wins over doubters...

Fettuccine with Blue Cheese

This fabulous fettuccine from Phyllis Ciardo of Albany, California is extra cheesy and nicely seasoned with herbs. No one would...


Italian Broccoli Cheese Bake

From Roanoke, Virginia, Rachel Greenawalt Keller sends this lasagna-like casserole. "It makes a great side dish, but I like to...


Five-Cheese Stuffed Shells

These yummy stuffed pasta shells will make any luncheon special, assures Wendy Lee Guerin of Fridley, Minnesota. "I experimented with...


Four-Cheese Spinach Pizza

I adapted this recipe from one given to me by my Aunt Rosemary. I especially like to make this pizza...


Swiss Cheese Lasagna

An old favorite from my mother-in-law's collection, this recipe is now a staple for our family. We like to serve...

Sausage Cheese Manicotti

This marvelous manicotti, created by our Test Kitchen staff, is cheesy, saucy and savory.


Cheesy Mushroom Morsels

There's plenty of happy munching all around the table when I dish up these luscious morsels. Ideal for a large...


Four-Cheese Spinach Lasagna

This rich cheesy lasagna has become one of my specialties. It's packed with fresh-tasting vegetables like spinach, carrots, red pepper...


Four-Cheese Baked Penne

This cheesy pasta dish is comforting, hearty, delicious and—surprise!—meatless. Filling whole grains, low-fat protein and a touch of heat make...


Pancake Lasagna

Take this dish along to your next potluck supper, and don't be surprised when there isn't a morsel left over—it's...


Four-Cheese Lasagna

Cheese really stars in this lighter lasagna, which I created a few years ago. It can be prepared ahead of...


Cheese-Stuffed Shells

When I was living in California, I tasted this rich cheesy pasta dish at a neighborhood Italian restaurant. I got...


Cheese & Sausage Stuffed Shells

I like to make this meal for special occasions, and everyone who has tried these stuffed shells has left satisfied....

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