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26 Easy Casserole Recipes For Any Day of the Week

Your casserole dish is going to be getting a whole lot more use, because we’ve got 26 time-saving, people-pleasing, one-dish casserole recipes that you can serve for any meal — even breakfast. Some on this list have all of the indulgent creaminess and bubbling layers of cheese we love about comforting casseroles, and others are lightened-up, healthy dinners loaded with colorful veggies. From bakes and gratins to lasagna and strata, we have a casserole recipe for any craving.

  1. Baked Oatmeal Casserole

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    Who says a casserole can’t be sweet? This one’s healthy to boot — we baked up nutritious rolled oats with nuts, berries, coconut, warm spices and a touch of maple syrup to show you that it’s easy to feed a hungry crowd a breakfast that you can feel really good about.

  2. Baked Reuben Casserole

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    We deconstructed the deli classic and baked it up into an unexpected casserole. Everything you love about a reuben sandwich is there: rye bread, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, Thousand Island dressing, corned beef (or pastrami) and dill pickles.

  3. Chicken Parmesan Casserole

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    How can you easily make enough delicious chicken parmesan to feed the whole family? Transform it into a casserole of course. We served ours on top of spaghetti.

  4. Amish Breakfast Casserole

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    This homestyle breakfast bake has sausage, potatoes, spinach, Swiss & cheddar cheese, and eggs–everything you need for a hearty breakfast.

  5. Salsa Chicken Casserole

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    We put a Tex-Mex spin on classic chicken and rice casserole with black beans, corn, salsa, lots of spices, and bubbling cheese.

  6. Cauliflower Casserole

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    Swapping in nutrient-packed cauliflower is our favorite way to give dinner a healthy makeover. Granted, with Parmesan and mozzarella cheese, this casserole is still plenty creamy

  7. Twice-Baked Potato Casserole

    We love taking our favorite dinners and casserole-ifying them to save time and dishes. Case in point, this twice-baked potato casserole with all the fixings: sour cream, cheddar cheese, bacon bits, and green onions.

  8. Sweet Potato Casserole

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    You won’t want to wait for the holidays to make this sweet potato casserole, because the chopped pecan and brown sugar crumble on top is irresistible.

  9. Cheesy Sweet Corn Casserole

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    Everyone will cut the buffet line to get a scoop of this cornbread casserole at the next potluck, because it’s a creamy, cheesy, sweet-and-savory side dish that goes with everything. This is the kind of heirloom recipe that families hold onto for generations.

  10. Loaded Potato Casserole

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    Who doesn’t love a hot baked potato stuffed with melted cheese, crisp bacon, and green onions? This dinner recipe bakes those flavors into one fantastic loaded potato casserole.

  11. Crockpot Cinnamon Roll Casserole

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    Love monkey bread? We’ve got a casserole for that too. Just cut up a couple cans of pre-made cinnamon roll dough and cook them in the slow cooker, then drown them in easy homemade icing.

  12. Creamy Spinach Artichoke Ravioli Bake

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    We love spinach and artichoke so much, we’re just not satisfied with eating it as a party dip — so we baked those two veggies into a delicious spinach artichoke ravioli casserole with creamy Alfredo sauce.

  13. Bacon Spinach Strata

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    Never had strata? If you love quiche or frittata, you’ll want to bookmark this recipe for your next brunch. Layers of bread, eggs, bacon, spinach, and cheese are baked into a savory casserole with an impressive presentation.

  14. Southwestern Lasagna

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    When we think of lasagna, we don’t usually think of southwestern flavors like black beans, corn, and salsa — but the mash-up really works. Try this vegetarian pasta casserole and expand your definition of lasagna.

  15. Chicken Tomato Pasta Bake

    Can’t get enough of chicken? Prefer pasta to just about everything else? Always on the look-out for new and satisfying recipes the whole family will love? Us too, and we’ve got a recipe that fits all three needs! For this cheesy chicken casserole we used a heartier multigrain penne, so there’s no danger of soggy noodles here.

  16. Zucchini Lasagna

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    This low-carb zucchini lasagna casserole is 100% pasta free, yet doesn’t taste like a compromise. In this recipe, red sauce meets “green energy”: we’re referring to all the veggie power that one-and-a-half pounds of fresh zucchini packs into this delicious Italian-inspired dinner dish.

  17. Chicken Alfredo Baked Ziti

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    Chicken Alfredo and baked ziti are already two of your family’s favorite dinners. We had a big fat Italian wedding and married the two dishes into one bubbling casserole that’s ready in less than an hour.

  18. Loaded Chicken & Potatoes Casserole

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    Making this fully loaded casserole is as simple as frying up bacon and baking it in the oven with cubed red potatoes, chicken breast, and plenty of cheese.

  19. Chicken Parm Bake

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    You couldn’t ask for a simpler dinner than this chicken parm bake, which uses rotisserie chicken to save time.

  20. Velvety Baked Mac & Cheese

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    This baked macaroni and cheese casserole recipe is the real deal: creamy, velvety, gooey macaroni and cheese baked in the oven with a buttery cracker crust just like mom used to make it.

  21. Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

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    So you’ve been asked to bring the scalloped potatoes to the holiday meal. One-up the family recipe with these extra cheesy scalloped potatoes made from scratch. The velvety cream sauce, fluffy layers of baked potatoes, and bubbling cheesy top is going to make you want these for your dinner sidekick every night.

  22. Best French Toast bake

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    French toast is one of our favorites for Sunday brunch, but it’s not the best when you need to feed a crowd. Our baked French toast casserole solves that problem deliciously: it’s basically a big batch of cinnamony French toast baked in the oven, with a crazy good pecan streusel topping. Even better, you make it the night before so you can have both a lazy morning and a fancy brunch.

  23. Quinoa Enchilada Casserole

    Get all the veggies read while your fluffy quinoa quinoa cooks, then this healthy casserole recipe from Damn Delicious only needs 15 minutes in the oven.

  24. Veggie-Loaded Breakfast Casserole

    Little Spice Jar says that her veggie-loaded breakfast casserole is customizable — but with her combo of shredded hash browns, mushrooms, spinach, bell peppers, and red onions, and eggs, we wouldn’t change a thing.

  25. Tomato Basil Spaghetti Squash Bake

    Spaghetti squash lightens up so many of our favorite dinners, so why not casserole? This simple one by Alaska From Scratch bakes Caprese salad flavors into a healthy, Italian-inspired casserole.

  26. Eggplant Ricotta Casserole

    We love this casserole idea from Not Enough Cinnamon: ricotta and Parmesan cheese are layered with tomato sauce and eggplant, and baked until it’s melt-in-your-mouth tender.

Now get out your casserole dish and j