Who doesn’t love a delicious, warm casserole? Rice Casseroles make a great weeknight dinner, filling and comforting with endless possibilities for add ins and sauces.
Whether you prefer white rice or brown rice for your main ingredient, these tasty recipes are sure to satisfy your taste buds.
From classic dishes like cheesy chicken-broccoli-rice casseroles to more creative takes , there’s something here for everyone!
Check out this collection of mouthwatering rice casserole recipes that will have you coming back for more!
Rice Casserole Recipes:
1. Mexican Rice Casserole
Yes, you can call this dish Taco Casserole or Mexican Rice Casserole or Taco Tuesday Casserole…
However you address it, it’s cheesy and gooey, jam packed with all the Mexican staples like corn, salsa, black beans and plenty of their earthy spices.
2. 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. Great way to use leftover rice.
3. Chicken and Rice Casserole
This Chicken and Rice Casserole is far from basic. Loaded with lean protein, brown rice, and veggies, it’s as nutritious as it is delicious.
With a creamy, cheesy goodness, you won’t even realize how healthy it is. It’s the perfect dish for those who want the best of both worlds.
4. Shrimp and Rice Casserole
This shrimp and rice casserole is a breeze to make – just mix everything, breadcrumb the top, and bake to culinary heaven. The perfect weeknight dinner!
It’s one of our favorite rice casseroles.
5. Beef Burrito Casserole
Take your leftover rice to a whole new level of deliciousness by making this Beef Burrito Casserole recipe!
This bowl is loaded with beans, rice, salsa, and lots of cheese, making it an irresistible and satisfying meal that your entire family will love.
6. Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole
Indulge in the rich flavor of this chicken and broccoli casserole.
Made from scratch with wholesome ingredients, the creamy sauce fuses together perfectly with the flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken.
One bite of this dish with a cheese topping will have you saying goodbye to bland meals forever. Easy to make, impossible to resist.
7. Teriyaki Chicken Casserole
Prepare to delight your taste buds with this nutritious and mouth-watering Teriyaki Chinese Casserole.
Not only is it a breeze to whip up, but it’s a surefire way to impress your guests. This wholesome and hearty one-pan dish is loaded with veggies and bursting with flavor.
Plus, the best part is that it tastes even better as leftovers!
8. One-Pot Stuffed Pepper Casserole
This recipe takes all the great flavors you love in stuffed peppers and converts them in to casserole form.
It’s a one pot dish the whole family will want again and again.
9. One Skillet Cheesy Cuban Chicken Rice Bake
This One Skillet Cheesy Cuban Chicken Rice Bake recipe is super simple and delicious.
It’s made with chicken breast, long grain rice, beans, peppers and a rich, tasty tomato sauce, topped with cheese and baked until golden and bubbling.
10. Italian Shrimp and Rice Casserole
This Italian Shrimp and Rice Casserole shows that you can still do Italian, even without the pasta.
The shrimp and rice cook in a savory tomato sauce that is seasoned with plenty of herbs. Great recipe!
11. Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
What is more universally accepted and delicious than chicken, bacon, and ranch all together?
This easy, creamy Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole with rice is a super fast all in one meal the whole family will love! A healthy casserole recipe you’ll make again and again!
12. Hamburger Casserole with Rice
Give your Hamburger a healthy and comforting twist by making this Hamburger Casserole with Rice recipe!
This easy, cheesy and simple casserole is well seasoned and gets ready in no time. You can easily customize this and make it your own.
13. Shipwreck Casserole
This Shipwreck Casserole does sound and look weird, but it tastes absolutely delicious.
This slow cooker dish is super easy to make with layers of onions, potatoes, ground beef, and rice, and is topped with flavorful tomato soup. Just wait till it gets ready…
14. Aloha Pineapple Chicken Rice Casserole
If you’re looking for a satisfying meal, look no further than this Aloha Pineapple Chicken Rice Casserole.
With all the components – chicken, rice, and veggies – in one hearty dish, it’s sure to hit the spot.
15. Green Chile Chicken and Rice Casserole
Looking for some Southwest comfort food? Try our delicious Green Chile Chicken and Rice Casserole!
Loaded with diced green chiles and green enchilada sauce, it’s the perfect meal for days when you’re craving something cozy and flavorful.
So whip up a batch tonight and enjoy this family favorite!
16. Cajun Chicken Rice Casserole
Indulge in the robust flavors of Cheesy Cajun Chicken and Rice Casserole!
Bursting with succulent sausage and peppers, this dish is reminiscent of the classic jambalaya but with more convenience.
Say goodbye to hassle and enjoy the simplicity of this easy-to-make rice bake!
17. Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice Casserole
This Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice Casserole is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
A beloved family favorite, it’s the epitome of comfort food and a simple one-dish recipe that can’t be topped!
It’s one of our favorite rice casserole recipes!
18. Salmon and Wild Rice Casserole
This casserole is a comfort food winner with a creamy Cajun sauce, wild rice, and fresh salmon.
The flavors come together in a perfect balance of spice and comfort, making it an indulgence for every seafood lover.
19. One Pot Chicken Enchilada Rice Casserole
Savor the flavor of Chicken Enchiladas in a new avatar – as a rice casserole made in just one pot on the stove!
It’s a tantalizingly quick and easy way to indulge in a delicious meal without any hassle, now with even more convenience.
20. Italian Rice Casserole
This freezer-friendly Italian rice casserole is a breeze to make, and will become one of your favorite rice casseroles.
Packed with chicken sausage, mozzarella, and marinara sauce, it’s reminiscent of arancini rice balls – in casserole form!
21. Sausage Rice Casserole
Sausage and Rice Dressing isn’t just a staple during Thanksgiving, it’s a family favorite year-round! Get ready for a rice casserole with a meaty and cheesy punch of flavor.
With pork sausage, mushrooms, onion, and celery seasoned lightly with Cajun spices, the dish boasts of savory sensations you won’t want to miss out on.
22. Chickpea Brown Rice Spinach Artichoke Casserole
This hearty vegan casserole unites beloved spinach-artichoke flavors with comforting brown rice and chickpeas.
It’s packed with nourishment, sticks to your ribs and will certainly warm you up from the inside out.
This is one of the best rice casserole recipes ever!
23. Spinach, Feta & Rice Casserole
This recipe is a delightful casserole version of spanakopita! It’s a hearty meal that can serve as lunch or dinner, and it pairs perfectly with any protein.
For a creamier texture, add a dollop of sour cream to each serving.
24. Riso al Forno
Originating from the Campania region of Italy, riso al forno (baked risotto) is a traditional peasant dish that marries Italian baked rice with a tomato sauce base
Add heaps of cheese, and you’re in for a treat.
25. Spicy Tuna Rice Casserole
This gluten-free one-pot Tuna Rice Casserole is the perfect weeknight dinner, combining the umami taste of a sushi roll with a healthy twist.
Not only is it crowds-pleasing, but it also saves on dishes.
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Breakfast Casserole Recipes
- 2.5 cups cooked basmati or long grain rice
- 10 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
- 1 medium size green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 4 scallions, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced or finely chopped
- 1 cup ricotta cheese
- 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1 cup sour cream
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Pre-heat the oven to 350°F. Butter a 2 quart casserole or cast iron pan and set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the rice, about three-quarters of the cheddar, ricotta, sour cream, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Mix till well blended.
- Add in spinach, bell pepper, and scallions and mix till well blended.
- Scrape the mixture into the prepared casserole. Sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese evenly over the top and bake till golden, about 30 minutes.
- Rest for 5 minutes and serve.
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