30 Favorite Casserole and Hotdish Recipes
Chicken Chow Mein Casserole
Here's a casserole version of a popular Chinese-American recipe. Use leftover chicken for the recipe, or buy a rotisserie chicken.
Turkey Cranberry Enchiladas
This crowd-pleasing main dish makes the most of both turkey and cranberry sauce -- plus it has favorite enchilada fixings such as black beans, salsa, Monterey Jack cheese, and onion.
Create your version of this classic by selecting your favorite ingredients and crust options to use in our basic recipe. Add cornmeal or cheese to the topping (or use refrigerated piecrust); choose veggies such as chopped celery, mushroom and sweet peppers for the filling; add seasonings; and round out the pie with cooked meat, potatoes or seafood.
Creamed Corn Casserole
Cream cheese adds extra creaminess to this corn side-dish recipe. Bake in the oven, or follow the slow cooker directions.
Army and Lou's Macaroni and Cheese
Here's a real crowd-pleaser: a creamy mac and cheese recipe using three kinds of cheese. It's from the former Army and Lou's restaurant in Chicago.
Cranberry-Apple Sweet Potatoes
Mix pantry ingredients—canned apple pie filling, canned sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, apricot preserves, orange marmalade and chopped pecans—for a quick and easy side dish with a crunchy nut topping.
Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole
This easy, cheesy chicken recipe combines long grain and wild rice with fresh basil and Parmesan cheese. Serve with a fresh salad and crusty bread.
Morning Pecan Casserole
A crunchy, praline-like layer tops this easy, make-ahead brunch dish of raisin-bread and sausage patties.
Green beans, chopped sweet peppers, chopped celery and fresh mushrooms add fresh flavor to our tuna casserole recipe.
Butternut Squash Bake
This creamy squash casserole calls for mascarpone—a mild, soft, butterlike cheese—as well as Parmesan. You can substitute softened cream cheese for the mascarpone if you prefer. Time-saver: Look for precut squash in your supermarket. (You can also bake the squash in your oven first to make it easier to peel and cut.)
Healthy Green Bean Casserole
Bread crumbs combine with tender, sweet onion to top this casserole, while low-sodium soup mixes with yogurt for the green bean sauce.
Upside-Down Pizza Casserole
Play with this four-ingredient recipe just as you would improvise with pizza toppings. You can substitute Italian sausage for the ground beef or add ingredients such as sliced mushrooms, pepperoni or sweet peppers into the meat mixture.
Creamy Potato Casserole
Hash Brown Casserole
Here's a somewhat lightened version of a popular potato casserole recipe that's great for brunch, dinner or a potluck.
Greek Chicken and Pita Casserole
Greek-style ingredients such as pita bread, feta cheese and kalamata olives flavor this casserole. Pita wedges sprinkled with Greek seasoning top the dish.
Fiesta Tortilla-Shrimp Casserole
Layer wedges of corn tortillas with a mixture of green salsa, sour cream, shrimp and corn for this casserole. Give it a fresh finish with some cilantro, sour cream and chopped tomato.
Tuna Alfredo Casserole
Substitute any pesto you like in this easy, six-ingredient tuna casserole recipe.
Baked Ratatouille Sausage Penne
What's the secret to keeping this pasta casserole as healthy as it is cozy? Lean turkey sausage, whole wheat pasta and just a sprinkling of cheese.
Crumbled prosciutto or bacon seasons this cheesy casserole. Try it for brunch or a light lunch.
Calico Bean Bake
A trio of beans goes into this sweet version of baked beans. Ground beef and bacon add heartiness.
Chicken Florentine Artichoke Bake
Combine artichoke hearts, spinach and tomatoes with bow tie pasta and chopped cooked chicken for a rich, creamy casserole.
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
By cutting the sour cream and adding black beans, we lowered the fat and boosted the protein and fiber in this healthy twist on a Mexican-restaurant standard.
Spoon cheese-sauced cabbage and sweet pepper over a crumbled corn bread base for this side dish. Serve with roast pork or ham.
Inside-Out Spaghetti Pie
Pasta forms the "crust" for ground meat filling in this family-favorite dish.
Easy Huevos Rancheros Casserole
Cumin, garlic, and fresh cilantro season eggs and potatoes in this quick and easy casserole. Garnish with salsa and sour cream.
Double-Crust Pizza Casserole
Instant mashed potatoes blend with flour for the crust on this casserole, while Italian sausage and ground beef combine in the pizza-flavor filling.
Tortilla-Black Bean Casserole
Layer a tomato-bean mixture, cheese and tortillas for a casserole with south-of-the-border flavor. Let each guest top their portion with chopped tomato, shredded lettuce, green onions, olives and/or sour cream.
Cheesy Multigrain Spaghetti Casserole
Extra-firm tofu provides protein in this meatless main dish. Whole-grain pasta adds flavor and nutrition.
Frozen vegetables, packaged gravy and deli chicken go together in minutes for this easy casserole. Top with apple slices for a touch of sweetness and crunch.