Casseroles are comfort food for me. They remind me of church socials and childhood dinners. I love them. As I look at my pantry trying to figure out what to make for dinner, I find myself craving casseroles. If this sounds like you, keep scrolling for loads of easy casserole recipes to try!
We’ve made the list easier to navigate by dividing the list into breakfast casseroles, poultry casseroles, beef and lamb casseroles, pork casseroles, tuna casseroles and vegetarian casseroles.
Easy Casseroles to Try
Casseroles are the ultimate comfort food. Here are some great recipes to try.
Breakfast casseroles are the best. Plus they can be served any time of the day!
When it comes to breakfast, this Baked Strawberry Banana French Toast Casserole is the epitome of an evolutionary dish. Not only is it a kick start to your day, but this comfort dish will surely make your morning that much brighter, even on the most gloomiest of days.
Deliciously sweet pockets of roasted strawberries paired with tangy cream cheese elevates this strawberry cream cheese French toast bake to more than just your run of the mill casserole! Make it the night before, and you can sleep in on Saturday morning. Win.
This Baked Cinnamon French Toast with Blackberries will bring a smile to your face and tummy. This french toast casserole recipe is so flippin’ good, plus can be made overnight for easy prep in the morning!
I love quiche because it’s creamy, delicious, and perfect for any meal–breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even holiday brunch. This vegan quiche casserole is packed with flavor and will be a huge hit no matter when you serve it.
When it comes to breakfast, this Brooklyn-inspired Loaded Bacon, Egg, + Cheese Casserole is the epitome of an evolutionary dish. Not only is it super easy to make (all in one dish), but it comes jam-packed with a ton of savory flavor—-the absolute Brooklyn way!
Casseroles featuring Poultry
Chicken is the best for many delicious casserole recipes!
Mexican style rice is so popular why not spin it into a full meal? By using the whole grain rice this Mexican Brown Rice Bake is much more nutritious making it a fabulous gluten-free choice the family will gobble up.
This Chicken and Rice Casserole is an old family favourite. My mom used to make this all the time when I was growing up and now it’s one that my daughter and I like a lot too. It’s quick and easy to make.
Chicken Zucchini Casserole is the perfect hearty weeknight dinner and a great way to sneak in more veggies. Chicken, vegetables and stuffing are tossed with a creamy homemade sauce and then baked in the oven.
Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Casserole, an easy chicken pasta casserole dinner recipe that is family friendly and also a great freezer friendly meal! This easy homemade casserole is full of pasta, chicken, ham, and an easy cheese Chicken Cordon Bleu sauce.
This King Ranch Chicken Casserole recipe is the epitome of cheesy hearty comfort food. It’s basically a creamy cheesy chicken enchilada casserole in lasagna form! So easy to mix together and then you just slide it in the oven to bake! Weeknight perfection!
My recipe for keto chicken chili cornbread casserole is the perfect combination of chili and cornbread. And we all know that these two were meant to go hand in hand. The use of coconut flour instead of cornmeal keeps it low in carbs and keto-friendly.
This creamy gluten-free and dairy-free chicken spaghetti recipe is veggie-loaded and great for meal prep and leftovers. It’s the chicken spaghetti you remember from childhood but healthy-fied and made allergy-friendly!
Cheesy Baked Pasta with Chicken is a delicious baked pasta that will satisfy your entire family. This baked pasta is comfort food at it’s finest. It is filled with chunks of chicken, penne pasta, chopped tomatoes all wrapped up in a creamy cheese sauce.
The BEST cheese enchiladas aren’t rolled – they’re layered. Easy cheese enchilada casserole requires just three ingredients: corn tortillas, lots (and lots!) of cheese, and a killer red chili enchilada sauce. Layer it up with (or without) chicken for super easy cheese enchiladas with very little fuss.
Here's an easy casserole recipe that is naturally gluten free, packed with flavor, and great for meal prep. My chicken broccoli rice casserole has all the great flavors you want without any extra work or hassle!
This classic Greek lamb casserole with feta, mint and olives is a recipe that will bring back memories of Mediterranean beaches and sunshine. The basic casserole can be frozen and then put together with the feta and mint to serve.
Shepherd’s Pie with Tater Tots starts with ground beef and veggies in a rich gravy sauce. Then it’s topped with cheddar cheese and tater tots for a fun twist that combines Shepherd’s Pie with the ease of Tater Tot Casserole.
Cabbage Roll Casserole has all the same flavor as classic baked cabbage rolls, but with way less work! This unstuffed cabbage roll casserole combines layers of meat, rice, tomatoes and cabbage for an easy adaptation of the classic cabbage roll that is perfect for a busy weeknight meal!
Chow Mein Casserole, also known as Minnesota Hotdish, is classic midwestern casserole comfort! This ground beef and rice casserole with creamy soup and a crunchy chow mein noodle topping is super easy to throw together or can be made ahead and frozen!
Chili Cornbread Bake is an easy recipe that will certainly become a family favorite. A saucy homemade chili is smothered with a cheesy creamy cornbread topping and baked until hot, bubbly and golden! Our jiffy cornbread casserole recipe is the perfect comfort food dinner on a chilly evening.
This Runza casserole is a Midwestern favorite made into a wholesome casserole that will feed a crowd. Combining ground beef, onions, cabbage and cheese into a croissant topped casserole perfect for those evenings at home.
Loaded Baked Cauliflower Casserole is a low carb and low fat alternative to the classic loaded baked potato. Cauliflower is cooked to perfection with cheesy goodness that melts into all the nooks and crannies. Our loaded cauliflower casserole will be a favorite side dish recipe in no time!
This simple tamale pie starts with a quick cooking white bean chili made with Spanish chorizo, white beans, and salsa verde that’s spread into a baking dish, covered with a crispy-tender cornbread topping and plenty of cheese, and baked until golden, bubbly, and delicious.
Cheesy Tuna Noodle Casserole is a nostalgic dish made with tuna, egg noodles, and a creamy, homemade sauce. This filling and comforting casserole feeds up to eight and is ready in less than an 45 minutes.
This easy 4 ingredient Tuna Casserole is made with pantry items like canned tuna, macaroni and mushroom soup. Made without bread crumbs, it's crowning glory is melted cheese; simple comfort food at its finest!
An easy cheesy casserole with fresh juicy tomatoes, soft melted mozzarella cheese, fluffy protein-packed quinoa, and delicious basil pieces. Thrown in the oven to melt the flavors together and then drizzled with a simple balsamic reduction to make a caprese casserole masterpiece that anyone can make for an easy gluten-free weeknight meal.
This is the best creamy dairy-free lasagna with vegan ragù and a high-protein cheese sauce! Secretly healthy and veggie-rich, this budget-friendly family dinner is actually easy to follow and totally customizable. Try this scrumptious meatless meal (no tofu required), kids love it!
This Southern Squash Casserole is a fixture on any southern dining table. The buttery and flavorful yellow squash casserole is perfect for entertaining but easy enough to enjoy for a weeknight supper or any time you want to evoke the feelings of a Southern summer night.
One pan cheesy Enchilada Quinoa Casserole makes Meatless Monday a truly tasty event! Toss ingredients in a pan, cover, and let the oven do the work. Watching the entire family devour this dish will be a wonderful respite from the usual dinner table squabbles on getting everyone to eat the same thing. A truly easy quinoa recipe.
Our simple and comforting, super creamy vegan potato broccoli casserole with a cheesy cashew sauce is a true family favorite. This gluten-free and oil-free dinner is so easy to make and a really healthy comfort meal. Perfect for meal prepping and reheating!