Broccoli CasseroleWe all know that some days you'll have better luck convincing the kids to eat their veggies if cheese is involved. This delicious, creamy, and absolutely satisfying casserole combines broccoli with cream of mushroom soup, mayonnaise, butter, sharp shredded cheddar, and a crunchy topping of crumbled crackers.
Southwestern Chicken-Pasta BakeSouthwestern Chicken-Pasta Bake incorporates all the flavors from that region. This hearty baked dish is an excellent way to use leftover chicken, and it freezes well for future meals.
These decadent enchiladas are named "Swiss" because of all the cream and cheese they contain. The recipe is generally credited to a Mexico City coffee shop called Sanborns. This version is from Silvana Salcido Esparza, chef-owner of Barrio Café and Barrio Queen in Tucson.
Sausage and Bean CasseroleThis hearty casserole satisfies savory cravings while saving you time and calories. It features light smoked turkey sausage and cannellini beans, while onions, chicken broth, brown sugar, tomato paste, and spicy ground red pepper really punch up the flavor.
Mom's Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
A traditional creamy chicken casserole can have more than 800 calories per serving! Try our lightened up version that offers great flavor without all the calories.
Cajun Shrimp CasseroleIf you're in the mood for Cajun or Creole flavors, this dish will do the trick. Sauté onion and bell peppers, then add a little zing with fresh lemon juice. Layer shrimp, cream of shrimp soup, cayenne pepper, and rice, then sprinkle a little parmesan cheese on top and let the good times roll.
Mexican Chicken Casserole
Zesty, creamy and loaded with chicken, it's no wonder why this Mexican chicken casserole is one of our top-rated recipes.
When we say easy, we mean easy. You don't even have to cook the noodles for this speedy yet impressive lasagna that always gets rave reviews. Lasagna is a family favorite, but this version is extra-special because it only requires 5 quick ingredients: ground beef, pasta sauce, lasagna noodles, ricotta cheese, and shredded mozzarella (we don’t count the water!). It’s rated 5 stars for a reason. Pro tip: Make a double batch: Enjoy one now and freeze one for a quick meal on a busy weeknight.
Mandy’s Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole
Prepared in 40 minutes, this quick and easy make ahead dish is sure to make any weeknight or holiday gathering easier. This cheesy dish is similar to the potluck classic known as poppyseed chicken casserole, or Ritz cracker chicken casserole. For even more variations, experiment with adding your favorite veggies, substituting different cheeses, or swapping in low-fat sour cream to reduce the calorie load.
Classic Baked Macaroni and CheeseGive up the box mix because making Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese from scratch is easier than you think.
Aunt Liz's Chicken Spaghetti Casserole
This chicken spaghetti casserole is low in calories and can easily be made ahead. The recipe makes two casseroles so enjoy one for dinner and freeze the other for later. To prepare the frozen casserole, cover and bake for 55 minutes at 350°; uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Three-Cheese Chicken Penne FlorentineThis casserole features the best of all worlds: carbs, meat, veggies, and cheese–three of 'em, to be exact. Gooey melted cheddar blends beautifully with sharp parmesan and ultra-creamy cottage cheese. Serve family style or portion out in individual ramekins. Either way, this is an all-in-one pasta casserole definitely worth sharing.
Faux CassouletThis Southern version of the French classic comes together in a fraction of the time required to make the original because we use humble chicken thighs and country-style pork ribs.
A classic, beefy lasagna recipe perfectly matches these traditional, zesty Italian ingredients and creamy homemade ricotta sauce. Tall layers of cheese, meat, and pasta will seriously satisfy your casserole cravings. Plus any leftovers for lunch the following day are always welcome. Tip: make this lasagna bake for a crowd by doubling the recipe and making ahead of time. Prep steps one through four, cover, and freeze. Thaw and bake (covered) at 350° for 55 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 to 15 more minutes or until bubbly.
Green Chile-Chicken CasseroleIf Mexican is on your mind, don't look any further than this delicious recipe. Full of leftover chicken, green chiles, corn tortillas, and shredded cheddar cheese–this casserole is creamy, crunchy, and full of flavor. Canned cream of chicken soup saves you precious cooking time by giving the dish a thick and creamy consistency without the extra work of preparing a roux.
Shrimp and Grits Casserole
A few spoonfuls of cream cheese give this casserole a velvety texture. Garnish with a sprig of fresh parsley, if you like.
Chicken-and-Biscuit CobblerThis family-friendly dish is sure to become a new holiday staple. Use fresh herbs in the cobbler.
Chicken EnchiladasMake the enchilada sauce up to three days ahead; the flavors will meld and only get better.
Spinach LasagnaAlways a crowd-pleaser, this lasagna is full of hearty veggies.