Casserole Recipes

Easy to make, casseroles rarely require fancy ingredients and are perfect for making ahead. From tuna to chicken and green bean to sweet potato, whatever you're craving, let us help you prep a quick, easy, and tasty meal with these casserole recipes.

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Baked-Eggplant Parmesan

Rating: 3.36 stars
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Choose firm, smooth eggplants. We bake rather than fry ours for less mess and less fat.

Tuna Casserole

Rating: 3.29 stars
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Break out a family favorite: tuna casserole. The traditional comfort food is great for serving large groups. In our tuna casserole recipe, we cut the sauce with chicken broth, but there's enough milk to make this casserole feel indulgent.

Broccoli-Cheddar Hash-Brown Casserole

This casserole is a riff on a Swiss rosti. It tastes like a loaded baked potato and has the crispness of hash browns.

Taco Casserole

Ground beef, pinto beans, and tomatoes spiced with chili powder bubble under a crunchy, gooey topping of tortilla chips and two cheeses in this quick and easy, kid-friendly casserole.

Cheddar-Topped Shepherd's Pie

Rating: 3.5 stars
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Old-style pubs have it right: Sitting down to a generous helping of shepherd's pie is a true pleasure; making it is happily simple. We've added sharp cheddar to our mashed potatoes for a snappy topping.

Baked Scallops

The pan juices that are released from baking the scallops mix with creme fraiche and white wine to create a delicious garlicky sauce. Serve this gratin with crusty bread for dipping, or for a heartier dish, serve over thin spaghetti tossed in olive oil.

Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Rating: 3.31 stars
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This nostalgic dish evokes the Old School casseroles your grandmother used to makebut in easy mode to make it quick, delicious, and great for a weeknight. Rotisserie chicken and precooked rice (or leftover rice) are combined with easy-prep veggies and baked with a flour-thickened broth that has a little sour cream added for creaminess.

Baked Oatmeal for a Crowd with Berries and Seeds

When mixed berries get baked into creamy, cinnamon-spiced oats, the result is this warming breakfast casserole that can feed a crowd in one fell scoop. Chopped dates provide sweetness the natural way, while crunchy toasted pepitas and hemp seed hearts offer a big helping of omega-3 fatty acids.
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Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

This is a delicious side dish can be largely assembled ahead: Leave off the last portion of cheese, cover the dish with plastic wrap (pressing it directly onto the surface to prevent a skin from forming), and refrigerate it for up to one day. Remove it 30 minutes before baking, sprinkle with the remaining cheese, and bake as instructed.

Sweet Potato and Sage-Butter Casserole

Rating: 3.74 stars
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Sage adds a savory note to sweet-potato casserole. Best of all: It can be made two days before the meal.

Mushroom and Black Bean Tortilla Casserole

Rating: 3.74 stars
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Sauteed mushrooms, cooked black beans, and store-bought salsa are layered with corn tortillas in a baking dish to create this Tex-Mex-inspired casserole.

Eggplant Involtini with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Grilling eggplant is a lighter alternative to frying, and when you pile up cooked slices as they come off the fire, they continue to soften from the steam. Afterwards, the tender slices are stuffed and rolled with a mixture of three different cheeses, currants, pine nuts, and breadcrumbs, and baked in a fresh tomato sauce. The result is a vegetarian one-pan dinner and a culinary melting pot, reflecting influences from numerous invasions of Sicily over the centuries.
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Inspiration and Ideas

26 Vegetable Casserole Recipes That Are Guaranteed Crowd-Pleasers
A colorful mix of vegetables takes center stage in this collection of comforting casseroles. From main courses to sides, and with nods to both the decadent and virtuous, there's a vegetable casserole in here to suit any need.

Eggplant Meatball Casserole

These delicate vegetarian meatballs are lighter in texture than standard meatballs, but full of flavor. For best results, form the meatballs and let them sit in the refrigerator overnight -- this helps them firm up and makes them much easier to sear.