Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

Feel free to experiment, especially with what kind of pasta to use.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground beef.
  2. Add onion, garlic, spaghetti sauce, tomatoes, and undrained mushrooms.
  3. Simmer 20 minutes.
  4. Cook macaroni as directed and run under cold water.
  5. Layer 1/2 macaroni in 9x13 inch pan.
  6. Cover with 1/2 of meat sauce.
  7. Spread 1/2 of sour cream over meat.
  8. Top with 1/2 of each type of cheese.
  9. Repeat- macaroni, meat sauce, sour cream, and cheese.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes, covered.
  11. Uncover and bake for 20 minutes.


Most Helpful

Oh, and I usually double the recipe and bake it in either a large pot (hence the name) or a dutch oven.

chicabell November 16, 2012

I have no idea why this recipe is called pasta in a pot. How about Italian goulash ;-) This recipe was great!!!! I thought that the mixture of everything including the sour cream was so good! I was not able to buy the brick of Provolove since it is a country store that I had gone to so I used shredded mozarella and an italian shred combined. I served this with garlic cheese bread too. This recipe is a keeper. Thank you, Bec

Gingerbear December 09, 2005

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