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Cheesy Casserole Recipes

Nothing says "home" like warm, bubbly casserole, so we've collected the cheesiest, most delicious recipes we could find. From classic lasagna to remixed mac and cheese, these layered dishes will keep your family (and you) happy any day of the week.


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    • Cheesy Pasta-Stuffed Shells

      What do you get when you fill jumbo-shell macaroni with cheesy tiny-shell macaroni? The best mac and cheese you've ever had, of course. Creamy vodka sauce adds warm tomato goodness, while a fresh basil garnish completes the experience.

    • Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

      Take mac and cheese to another level wtih a melty medley of smoky Gruyere cheese, butternut squash, and bacon crumbles. A coating of homemade bread crumbs adds a delicious crunch to the gooey noodles.

    • Tortellini & Garden Vegetable Bake

      Three kinds of cheese mean this casserole is three times as good. You'll love the combination of creamy tortellini and flavor-packed veggies.

    • Garlic-Parmesan Chicken & Noodles

      Give traditional chicken and noodles the Italian treatment with a little help from fresh garlic, Parmesan cheese, and homemade cream sauce. Best of all, you can use purchased roasted chicken to save time.

    • Video: How to Make Chicken Casserole

      Learn how to make the perfect chicken casserole.

    • Macaroni & Brie with Crab

      Luxurious crab meat and a pound of Brie cheese means this casserole can go from weeknight meal to dinner party without missing a beat. Reserve Brie wedges to garnish each serving.

    • Cheesy Potato Bake with Eggs

      A hearty egg bake that's filled with cheddar cheese sauce, russet potatoes, and fresh broccoli proves casseroles aren't just for dinner. Top off this layered dish with smoky bacon and fresh tomato.

    • Cheesy Italian Meatball Casserole

      On busy weeknights, try a six-ingredient casserole with easy ingredients such as frozen meatballs, tomato sauce, and plenty of ricotta, Parmesan, and mozzarella cheese.

    • Vegetable Lasagna

      Keep everyone happy with a fresh take on an old favorite. It boasts a host of cheeses, such as mozzarella and Parmesan, while five different veggies and layers of lasagna noodles make a filling alternative to meat and red sauce.

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      Macaroni with Mushrooms & Blue Cheese

      Dress up macaroni and cheese with grown-up ingredients such as sauteed Shiitake mushrooms, baby spinach, and blue cheese sauce. A dash of chopped toasted walnuts on top adds delicious crunch.

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      Tuscan Cheese Potato Bake

      They're good on their own, but Fontina, Parmesan, and blue cheese become irresistible when combined. Add red potatoes and you have a crowd-pleasing side dish for any occasion.

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      Creamy Potato Casserole

      Neufchatel and Gruyere cheese melt over Black Forest ham and Yukon gold potatoes for a creamy casserole that's great for both brunch and dinner.

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      Mexican Mac & Cheese

      Mexican-inspired ingredients such as sausage, salsa, and layers of melted Monterey Jack cheese combine for a standout casserole that's easy to throw together in a pinch. To add some color, layer with fresh tomato wedges, sliced jalapeno peppers, and chopped fresh cilantro.

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      Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

      Pumpkin takes on a new role in rich mac and cheese. Its nutty flavor and gorgeous color blend deliciously with Fontina and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with sage leaves, then dig in.

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      Spicy Brunch Lasagna

      You'll love waking up to a sausage-and-egg breakfast lasagna that boasts two different cheeses, Alfredo sauce, and hash browns. Make ahead and let stand in the fridge for at least eight hours before baking to let the flavors meld together.

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      Asparagus-Tuna Casserole

      Tuna casserole goes gourmet with of-the-moment ingredients such as new potatoes, Kalamata olives, and two kinds of cheese.

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      Smoky Salmon Casserole

      Smoked salmon and gouda cheese are the stars of this quick casserole that's brimming with flavor. To make ahead, just skip topping with bread crumbs and nuts, then refrigerate for up to 24 hours.

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      Creamy Macaroni-and-Cheese Ham Bake

      If your kids (or you) are bored of regular boxed macaroni and cheese, you can liven it up with tasty add-ins such as ham or chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, and cottage cheese.

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      Baked Beef Ravioli

      Searching for a simple way to feed a crowd? Try a baked ravioli casserole with ready-to-use ingredients such as shredded mozzarella and Parmesan cheese, refrigerated cheese ravioli, and canned tomato soup. It's ready to eat in just 40 minutes.

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      Three-Cheese Ziti & Smoked Chicken Casserole

      There's a lot to love about generous helpings of Asiago, Fontina, and blue cheese together in one casserole. They melt over tender smoked chicken and ziti for a meal you'll want to make again and again.

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      Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

      Black Forest ham and panko-coated chicken envelop melted Gruyere cheese in our take on classic chicken cordon bleu. Each stuffed chicken breast bakes over a layer of wild rice and mushrooms that's topped with more Gruyere cheese.

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      Nacho Turkey Casserole

      Take nachos from snack to dinner with a six-ingredient casserole that's great for parties. Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers adds a little kick to the tender turkey, sweet corn, and tortilla chips.

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      Easy Huevos Rancheros Casserole

      Huevos rancheros is a traditional Mexican breakfast made with fried eggs on corn tortillas and served with salsa and rice or beans. It's the inspiration for this cheese-topped dish that's welcome at both brunch and dinner.

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      Potato-Ham Bake

      With a Parmesan-cream cheese sauce, sliced ham, Yukon gold potatoes, and asparagus, this creamy casserole makes the perfect side dish or entree.

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      Eggplant & Beef Casserole

      Hearty eggplant stars in a lasagna-style casserole with seasoned ground beef and a delicious layer of Italian-blend cheese on top. Each serving is under 400 calories, too!

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      Cheeseburger & Fries Casserole

      An American classic comes to the table in a brand-new way. Crispy french fries top a meaty filling for a casserole that's perfect for a weeknight meal. Try layering with pickle slices, yellow mustard, ketchup, or chopped tomato before serving.

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      Upside-Down Pizza Casserole

      This so-easy take on cheese pizza will be a hit with kids and adults alike. And, with just four simple ingredients, it's a joy to make.

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      Cheesy Noodle Casserole

      Let your slow cooker do the heavy lifting in our vegetarian casserole that's loaded with tofu, veggies, and cheddar cheese.

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      Fiesta Tortilla-Shrimp Casserole

      True to its name, this colorful casserole is fun to eat and so easy to make. Mexican Chihuahua cheese is known for its melty texture and light flavor, and it bakes with shrimp, cilantro, salsa, sour cream, and corn for a delicious finish.

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      Next Slideshow Our Best Potluck Casseroles

      Our Best Potluck Casseroles

      Casseroles are a proven fan fave -- and they're easy, too. Bring one to your next potluck for a totally delish dish that will have guests lining up before the party's even started.
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