21 of Our Fave Casserole Recipes That Make Your Life Easier

Food trends come and go, but casseroles have stood the test of time because they are an easy way to produce family meals on a budget. They are versatile, warm and comforting. Check out our recipes and find your new family fave.
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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Chicken Enchilada Casserole recipe

It’s here – a family-friendly casserole that’s Whole30 compliant! Everyone will dig into this bubbly mix of zucchini and chicken with savory Southwest flavors, while leftovers make fantastic lunches throughout the week.

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Spanakopita Egg Casserole

Spanakopita Egg Casserole recipe

This breakfast take on a Greek favorite skips the heavy pastry and gives you a good dose of greens, along with heaps of feta and creamy ricotta for a satisfying start to the day. Make it ahead of time and simply warm it through in the toaster oven in the morning.

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Chicken Cauliflower Casserole

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Tender riced cauliflower makes the low-carb base for this comforting casserole that boasts southwestern flavors.

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Cinnamon Raisin Banana French Toast Casserole with Oat Crumble

Cinnamon Raisin Banana French Toast Casserole

Cinnamon Raisin Banana French Toast Casserole

Whole-wheat cinnamon raisin bread is layered with bananas and covered with an egg and milk mixture before baking. An oat crumble topping adds a touch of sweetness and texture.

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Quesadilla Casserole

Quesadilla-Casserole

On days when you're pressed for time, skip the tedium of making individual quesadillas and spend 5 minutes assembling our cheesy casserole!

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Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole

Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole recipe

Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole recipe

Low-fat sour cream and a purée of carrot, mushroom, tarragon and Parmigiano-Reggiano maintain the flavor and texture of this chicken tetrazzini casserole, without the unnecessary fat.

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Spanakopita Casserole

Spinach and feta bake recipe

Spinach and feta bake recipe

Spanakopita, or spinach pie, is a classic fixture in Greek cuisine, most often sold as individual triangular pastries. Enjoy our casserole version as a light snack or appetizer, or pair it with a lentil soup or fresh tomato salad for a more filling main for the whole family.

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Roasted Rosemary & Thyme Pork Tenderloin with Green Bean Mushroom Casserole

Roasted Rosemary and Thyme Pork Tenderloin with Green Bean Mushroom Casserole

Roasted Rosemary and Thyme Pork Tenderloin with Green Bean Mushroom Casserole

This dish will impress your guests and make you look like a Food Network Star while being surprisingly easy.

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut & Pecans

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut & Pecans recipe

This savory-meets-sweet casserole uses sweet potatoes and hemp or coconut milk and is brimming with warming flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg and maple.

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Savory Chicken Cobbler with Corn & Fennel

Savory Chicken Cobbler with Corn & Fennel

Savory Chicken Cobbler with Corn & Fennel

With a thick, stew-like base and a biscuity topping, this casserole is chicken pot pie meets chicken and dumplings – plus a whole lot of fresh veggies.

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Creamy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This enchilada-inspired casserole has a mild heat that's balanced by cooling yogurt. If you already have cooked chicken on hand, you can skip the first step - if doing so, you'll only need 2 cups broth.

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Pork Fajita Casserole

Pork Fajita Casserole

This baked fajita recipe uses pork instead of the usual beef or chicken. And it's easy to make — just cut up the pork and veggies, then pop them in the oven. The outcome is juicy and tender pork and a dinner that's packed with flavor.

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Chicken & Wild Mushroom Casserole

Chicken and Wild Mushroom Casserole

Chicken and Wild Mushroom Casserole

This warm and comforting casserole pairs well with steamed broccoli or a green salad.

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Pear & Maple French Toast Casserole

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Hosting a brunch? Try popping this cardamom- and cinnamon-spiced whole-grain casserole into the slow cooker when you get out of bed – by the time you get dressed and tidy up, it'll be ready!

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Summery Green Bean Casserole

Summery Green Bean Casserole

Summery Green Bean Casserole

We've lightened up a winter favorite, keeping all the flavor elements intact (thick mushroom sauce, bread crumbs, green beans) but with a welcome summery twist.

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Penne Bolognese Casserole

Penne Bolognese Casserole recipe

Who doesn’t love a rich, gooey pasta bake, especially when all the work was done weeks ago? In this freezer-friendly recipe, we undercook the penne so it’s perfectly al dente (never overdone) once baked. Garnish with parsley or basil before serving.

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Roman Beef Spaghetti Squash Bake

Beef spaghetti bake recipe

Beef spaghetti bake recipe

Sub spaghetti squash for pasta in this rich and filling gluten-free casserole.

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Sweet Potato Dressing with Gruyere & Thyme

Sweet Potato Dressing with Gruyere & Thyme

Although it has a slight sweetness, mostly from the sweet potatoes themselves, this dressing has way less sugar than the traditional sweet potato casserole. Now that’s something to celebrate!

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Mexican Chile Beef & Farfalle Bake

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Layering half of the cheddar inside this casserole ensures every bite is cheesy. Ancho chile powder gives this dish a touch of smoky heat without being overly spicy, but if you don’t have it on hand, feel free to use regular chile powder instead. Serve with lime wedges for a hit of acidity.

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Cheesy Butternut Bake with Almonds & Raisins

clean eating recipe for cheesy butternut bake

clean eating recipe for cheesy butternut bake

Our blend of sweet and savory winter produce is baked to perfection with a cheesy topping to make this Clean eating casserole recipe hearty enough for a budget-friendly weeknight dinner.

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Herbed Beef Shepherd's Pie with Mashed Cauliflower Potato Topping

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A mix of root vegetables, pinto beans and a mashed cauliflower-potato topping give this classic casserole a fresh makeover. This pie is a great make-ahead meal – simply freeze in individual containers to pull out for later use.

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