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    The 45 BEST Casserole Recipes

    Casseroles… All in one pot meals. Your proteins, carbs and veggies all thrown together in one dish, then let it cook by itself in oven. How easy can your life can get?

    Casseroles are everybody’s friends for busy nights, for cozy nights, for festive nights. We decided to compile a list of delicious casserole recipes for all occasions. It will take care of everything from your breakfast needs to easy meal nights. From easy different French and croissant bakes, to the creamiest and cheesiest casseroles, to some very new ones that you might not have ever heard of.

    This collection casserole recipes belongs in your bookmarks. Cook through this casseroles and discover your new casserole keepers…

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes

    1. One Skillet Mexican Casserole

    This one pan casserole dish has all of your Mexican flavors. Beef and rice cooked together with corn and all the Mexican seasonings and it gets the cheesy treatment in the end. Super delish and easy.

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    2. Johnny Marzetti (A Midwest Classic Casserole)

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - Johnny Marzetti.

    Who is Johnny Marzetti? One hearty and nostalgic American casserole, that’s who. You might call him by another name, but you know this one! Try this quintessential classic vintage casserole of pasta with beefy tomato sauce and melted cheese this weekend. Super easy casserole recipe.

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    3. Cheesy Tortellini Bake

    This Tortellini Bake is an easy casserole dinner loaded with meat, sauce and melty cheese that the whole family will love!

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    4. Cottage Pie

    This easy Cottage Pie just screams comfort food. Ground beef, and a variety of aromatic veggies cook in a savory gravy, then get topped with cozy mashed potatoes.

    Stick everything in the oven, then wait for your new favorite wintertime meal…

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    5. Lancashire Hotpot

     Lancashire Hotpot

    This Lancashire Hotpot is the epitome of British comfort food. Tender lamb braises in a flavorful gravy topped with thinly sliced potatoes that bake golden brown. It’s YUM!

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    6. Shrimp de Jonghe (Butter Garlic Shrimp Casserole)

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - Shrimp de Jonghe.

    Shrimp de Johnge… This is a classic Chicago restaurant appetizer. Sizzling jumbo shrimp laced in butter, garlic and sherry, adorned with a crispy bread crumb topping. You can make this in one big casserole dish or in individual small cazuelas and take them straight to the table.

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    7. Taco Casserole

    Tacos get transformed into a hot dish, aka Casserole… Taco Casserole!! Everyone’s favorite hand held meal gets a cozy comfort food make over. 

    Get ready for a really Out Of This World Delicious ground beef casserole. This 9×13 dinner is a real crowd pleaser.

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    8. Greek Moussaka

    Moussaka is an iconic layered eggplant casserole. This Greek version is an amazing comfort food, and a perfect make ahead company meal.

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    9. Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - sweet potato casserole.

    Sweet potato casserole, a true holiday classic. The sweet, salty, crunchy pecan streusel atop this version may just make you forget all about marshmallows!

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    10. Corn Casserole

    This easy 5 ingredient Corn Casserole is a great southern style side dish, and takes next to no effort. Seriously, just mix up the ingredients, then stick it in the oven.

    It’s a versatile dish that would go great on a holiday spread. But it’s so good, you just might want to eat it all year long!

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    11. Ground Turkey Pasta Bake

    When ground turkey is cooked in a deliciously seasoned tomato sauce with lots of veggies and becomes gooey, cheesy and meaty, all enveloped in your favorite pasta… This Ground Turkey Pasta Bake happens!!

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    12. Crustless Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - crustless pot pie casserole.

    Pot pie without the pie? Yes, if you are are craving those comfy, cozy flavors without the extra work. This one is for those lazy days.

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    13. Tortellini al Forno

    This Tortellini al Forno is a deliciously creamy and cheesy dish inspired by Olive Garden, with some added veggie power from spinach and mushrooms.

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    14. Sausage Potato Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - sausage potato casserole.

    This hearty casserole combines two comfort food staples, sausage and potatoes. Add in a generous helping of veggies along with Italian seasonings and you have one great complete meal!

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    15. Eggplant Parmesan

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - eggplant parmesan.

    This eggplant parmesan is perfect for cozy comfort nights. I promise that you are not going to miss any meat…

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    16. Toad in the Hole

    Toad in the Hole is a uniquely British dish, where sausages are baked in Yorkshire pudding batter. 

    It’s total comfort food that couldn’t get much easier. All you need is six ingredients, an oven, and a few tips to perfect your toad.

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    17. Ham Casserole with Broccoli and Cheese

    This Ham Casserole with Broccoli and Cheese is the perfect use for those upcoming holiday leftovers. It’s creamy and comfy and oh so good.

    It has a pasta base with an amazing cream sauce that pairs so well with ham. Plus, the broccoli gives it some added veggie power.

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    18. Green Rice Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - green rice casserole.

    This green rice casserole can be great addition to your holiday spread or an easy quick meal on meatless nights. Creamy, cheesy goodness with spinach and peppers, this might become your new favorite rice dish.

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    19. Southern Squash Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - squash casserole.

    This classic casserole is a great every day side dish for your favorite Southern fare. Easy and delicious, this will be especially popular on your holiday spreads.

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    20. Pastel de Choclo

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - pastel de choclo.

    An exotic and super delicious variation on Shepherd’s Pie. The ingredients for this Chilean classic seem a bit random, but believe me, it is amazing!

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    21. Sausage Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - Sausage casserole.

    What’s in this casserole? Breakfast sausage cooked with peppers and onions, then combined with hash browns, eggs and cheese and baked to golden brown perfection. An easy breakfast or brunch option that’s great for feeding a crowd!

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    22. Christmas Morning Wife Saver

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - wife saver.

    Holiday mornings with large crowds don’t need to be hectic. All you do is assemble the casserole with bread, ham, cheese and few more essential ingredients to make a cheesy yummy treat for everyone to enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    23. Croissant Breakfast Casserole with Berries

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - croissant breakfast casserole.

    Think of all the special days where you can whip up this casserole for your loved ones. Flaky croissants baked in a sweet egg custard, soaking up the rich, creamy goodness in all of their buttery layers. Plenty of fresh raspberries and blueberries add a bright, colorful and delicious touch, while hints of orange and nutmeg in the background truly set this dish apart. Huge applaud from the crowd or your loved ones.

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    24. Smoked Salmon Breakfast Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - smoked salmon breakfast casserole.

    A hearty and filling smoked salmon breakfast casserole is loaded with sliced potatoes, smoked salmon and speckled with goat cheese and herbs. Perfect to serve all your weekend brunch guests or to meal prep for the week!

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    25. Chicken Enchilada Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - chicken enchilada casserole.

    This easy recipe for chicken enchilada casserole is layers of tortillas, shredded chicken, enchilada sauce and cheese, all baked together to golden brown perfection. A quick and simple meal that the whole family will love!

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    26. Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - chicken pot pie casserole.

    Everybody’s favorite chicken pot pie in a casserole… ultimate comfort food. It’s loaded with carrots, peas, chicken and topped with a flakey pie crust. This one will be devoured in no time.

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    27. Cowboy Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - cowboy casserole.

    Cowboy Casserole is made by layering a creamy ground beef sauce, sweet corn and cheddar cheese into a casserole dish. Then it’s topped with tater tots and baked until the casserole is bubbly and the tots are nice and crispy. It’s pretty hard to resist. This takes less than 15 minutes to assemble and you get the approval from all the family of all ages.

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    28. Million Dollar Spaghetti Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - million dollar spaghetti.

    You can never go wrong with baked pasta. This million dollar spaghetti casserole is tender pasta tossed in a hearty meat sauce, then layered with four types of cheese and baked to golden brown perfection. A comfort food classic that’s perfect for feeding a crowd!

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    29. Meatball Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - meatball casserole.

    This looks absolute delicious. This made-from-scratch Meatball Casserole with creamy mashed potatoes is a big time crowd-pleaser – juicy meatballs with a homemade marinara sauce over creamy mashed potatoes with lots of cheesy goodness! Should I say more?

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    30. Tuna Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - tuna casserole.

    This tuna noodle casserole is an easy, thrifty casserole with a base of tender egg noodles, savory gravy, sweet peas, and delicate flakes of tuna with a crispy, cheesy top. This is very budget friendly and quick to assemble.

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    31. Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - chicken cordon blue casserole.

    All of your favorite flavors from a classic Chicken Cordon Bleu come together in this easy dish! This creamy Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole with pasta, shredded chicken, ham, Swiss cheese and a crunchy, toasted breadcrumb topping is a very delicious.

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    32. Pizza Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - pizza casserole.

    Feel like a pizza but don’t have pizza crust? Try pizza casserole. This crowd pleaser includes tender penne pasta, browned meat, pepperoni, olives, bell peppers, and cheese smothered in marinara sauce… So yummm. Pizza night with a twist! 🙂

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    33. Classic French Cassoulet

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - cassoulet.

    This French Cassoulet is a classic and simple, yet delicious, casserole. It has beans, pork sausage and chicken breast. Served with a French baguette and salad and you have one hearty meal for some special occasion.

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    34. Easy Chicken Tetrazzini

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - chicken tetrazzini.

    Creamy pasta dishes are the ultimate comfort and coziness. Tetrazzini is a creamy and cheesy pasta bake with diced chicken that the whole family will love! Full of flavor and quick to prep.

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    35. Seafood Gratin Pasta Bake

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - seafood gratin pasta.

    This Seafood Gratin Pasta Bake is made with mixed seafood and macaroni, baked with a silky creamy sauce (made WITHOUT cream!) with a crunchy golden breadcrumb and parmesan cheese topping. Very easy, very French, very comforting!

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    36. Mexican Chicken Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - Mexican chicken casserole.

    Another casserole recipe that is quick, easy and delicious! With lean chicken, healthy veggies, and perfectly balanced zesty flavor. Get that Mexican night going.

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    37. Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Casserole with Rice

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - cheesy chicken broccoli casserole.

    This chicken and broccoli casserole is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Easy deliciousness.

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    38. Pesto Alfredo Chicken Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - pesto alfredo chicken.

    Homemade garlic alfredo sauce is combined with pesto giving this casserole amazing flavor! It is creamy and delicious and sure to be a hit at the dinner table!

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    39. Pulled Pork King Ranch Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - king ranch casserole.

    Pulled Pork King Ranch Casserole – layers of corn tortillas, a creamy pulled pork mixture, and cheese make this recipe a real winner. The classic Texas casserole never tasted so good.

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    40. Italian Stuffed Shells with Meat and Cheese

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - Italian stuffed shells.

    Stuffed Shells with Meat and Cheese is a delicious pasta dish you can make for dinner any night. These Italian stuffed pasta shells are baked together with meat sauce and plenty of cheese to make an easy casserole. The perfect family dinner!

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    41. Cheeseburger Casserole

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - cheeseburger casserole.

    You can’t beat the ease or the crowd-pleasing appeal of a simple ground beef casserole. Add plenty of cheese and some al dente pasta, and this meal will soon become a regular in your weeknight meal rotation.

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    42. Zucchini Casserole (With Dill And Ground Beef)

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - zucchini casserole.

    A saucy zucchini and ground meat casserole fragranced with fresh herbs and garlic. Omit ground meat to make it vegan. You will love all the flavors going in here.

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    43. Potatoes au Gratin (Dauphinoise)

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - potatoes au gratin.

    THIS is the crème de la crème of all potato recipes!! Also known as Dauphinoise Potatoes, this French classic is made with layers upon layers of finely sliced potatoes, cream, butter and cheese with a hint of fresh thyme.

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    44. Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Fried Shallots

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - green bean casserole.

    Hands down, this is legit the best-ever classic green bean casserole! SO EASY and made from scratch!!!

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    45. Overnight Cinnamon Apple French Toast Bake

    45 BEST Casserole Recipes - French toast bake.

    How exciting it would be to wake up to this casserole with a nice cup of coffee? Prepare it the night before and simply pop it in the oven next day. This casserole is made with tender cinnamon apples nestled in brioche bread cubes, soaked in maple syrup with pockets of a gooey cream cheese filling. All topped perfectly with toasted pecans for added crunch. I bet you can’t wait to dig in.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    Aren’t you glad to come across a post that has all these delicious and easy casserole recipes, all in one place? It’s so much better than searching for individual casseroles! Pin or bookmark this amazing casserole recipes collection and keep on coming back.

    Try some of the classics and some of the new casseroles. All of these casseroles look and sound great and are too easy to make in your kitchen. You don’t have to slave all day to bring that meal to the table to your family. Casserole is the way to go… ALL in one pot!!


    The 45 BEST Casserole Recipes

    Yield: 6 servings
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes

    This great collection of easy Casserole Recipes will give you plenty of family friendly dishes for all occasions!


    • noodles
    • rice
    • chicken
    • beef
    • sausage
    • veggies
    • potatoes
    • cheese
    • sauce


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