If you are like me and pressed for time to cook a meal you will want to give this Easy CrockPot Pasta Bake Recipe a try. I am always pressed for time getting meals together in the evening. I have experimented with quite a few crockpot recipes. You can see all of my CrockPot Recipes here. This one has become one of my favorites. I just pair it with a yummy Wedge Salad and BINGO an easy dinner.With summer just around the corner I will be using the CrockPots more often. No sense in heating up the kitchen by turning on the oven.
Easy CrockPot Pasta Bake Recipe
I like cooking from scratch when I have the time and patience but, I like cooking quick and easy convenience foods that I score on a bargain.
Most of the ingredients found in this CrockPot Pasta Bake Recipe are quite often found on sale with a coupon. This CrockPot Dish is extremely frugal. Not only is it inexpensive, it is also very simple.
1 lb Ziti or Rigatoni
2 24 oz jars Spaghetti Sauce
1 lb frozen pre-cooked Meatballs
2 cup Shredded Mozzarella cheese
Rinse pasta in warm water and allow to drain.
Pour 1/2 jar sauce on bottom of slow cooker.
Add 1/2 pasta.
Add 1/2 meatballs.
Add 1/2 jar sauce on top of meatballs.
Add 1 cup cheese.
Add remaining pasta, then remaining meatballs.
Add remaining Sauce, then cheese.
Cook on low for 6 hours.
Next time you are looking to have a easy dinner idea, consider this CrockPot Pasta bake Recipe. I think it’s going to be great to toss together as a side dish for a grill out too! I was really worried about the noodles not cooking, etc when I made this the first time. It came out perfect with no issues with the noodles being undercooked. I did get some slight browning on the one edge of this specific time I made it. I just removed a few piece (I had a hot spot in my crockpot) and it was GREAT! My hubby has been amazed every time I make this as it is so simple and turns out great.