The easy Italian pasta bake and creamy bacon vegetable pasta skillet are a couple of good family recipes from Kraft. Kraftrecipes.com has many more family recipes under easy, 30-minute, one-pot, slow cooker and other recipe categories.
The easy Italian pasta bake recipe calls for 1 pound extra-lean ground beef, 3 cups cooked penne, 1 jar roasted garlic sauce, 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese and 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese. To make the Italian pasta bake, brown the meat, then drain the fat and return it to the skillet. Add pasta sauce, pasta and roughly half of the Parmesan cheese and mix. Spoon the mixture into a greased 13-by-9-inch pan and bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes, then serve. This recipe makes six 1 1/3 cup servings.
The creamy bacon vegetable pasta skillet features bacon, chicken broth and macaroni noodles in addition to onion, broccoli, carrots and red peppers. Fresh vegetables are recommended, but frozen vegetables are acceptable. The creamy sauce is made with Parmesan and cream cheeses. This simple recipe is made in a single skillet and only takes 40 minutes to prepare and cook. The creamy bacon vegetable pasta skillet recipe makes six 1 1/4 cup servings.