Find comforting casserole recipes for dinner, brunch, or sides, including ground beef, turkey, chicken, or pasta. These one-dish bakes make menu planning easy!
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Casserole Recipes & Ideas
If you ask me, I think casseroles are one of the best inventions, especially for casual company or weeknight dinner.
They’re easy to put together, you can make them up ahead of time and cook them when you need to. And the possibilities for flavor combos are endless!
They’re a staple of pot-lucks, covered dish dinners, and food trains. There’s a casserole for every meal: breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
I’ve collected casserole ideas for you to make. There are main dish meal ideas, some side dishes, and breakfast or brunch options too.
Main dish casserole dinners
These one dish bakes are terrific for ladies luncheons, baby and bridal showers, or for an easy dinner party menu.
- Mexican casserole with pasta
Italian or pasta
PARTY TIP: Bake a casserole in a large chafing dish so you can serve it on a party buffet and keep it warm.
Baked Side Dishes
- Creamy hash brown potatoes
- Cheesy creamed corn bake
- Delicious broccoli casserole
- Creamy holiday mac-n-cheese
- Easiest homemade macaroni and cheese
- Streusel topped sweet potato casserole
Breakfast and Brunch Casseroles
- Hash brown & ham brunch casserole
- Easy breakfast casserole with hash browns and Canadian bacon
- Easy overnight sausage & egg bake
- Cheesy grits casserole
What is a casserole?
A casserole, also known as hot dish, bake, or covered dish can be anything served hot in a single baking dish. It can be a main one dish meal, or a side dish to accompany a protein entrée.
Some classic components are meat, vegetables, cheese, canned soup, and crunchy or breaded toppings.
How to serve casserole for a party
Hearty baked dishes are great for a party. You can make a large batch and it’s easy to let guests help themselves.