Summer Casserole Recipes

Gather up garden veggies, some fresh farmers market finds, and a handful of delicious toppings to create a casserole that's perfect for summer. Just pop your casserole into the oven, and your one-dish dinner is ready to go!

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    Tomato-Topped Corn and Feta Casserole

    Fresh summer sweet corn is definitely on display in this luscious casserole. Start by turning six ears of corn into a creamy corn pudding, then top with roasted cherry tomatoes from your garden. Serve it up as a summer potluck side, or make it a main by adding chicken.

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    Vegetable-Pesto Risotto Casserole

    Zucchini, tomatoes, eggplant, summer squash, corn ... we can't think of any summer vegetables this casserole doesn't have! Put your garden (or farmers market) to the test when you bake up this veggie-filled summer casserole for dinner.

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    Caprese Casserole

    Caprese salad isn't just a side dish anymore—we transformed this potluck favorite into a hearty pasta casserole that makes a great summer dinner. It's got the classic tomato-basil-mozzarella combo, plus loads of spinach and chickpeas. Are you hungry yet?

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    Roasted Zucchini Lasagna

    If you've got extra zucchini, this veggie lasagna will definitely help you use it up. With almost 2 pounds of zucchini layered with lasagna noodles, tomato slices, and Italian sausage, this hearty summer lasagna is perfect for feeding a crowd.

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    Italian Garden Casserole

    If you want an early-summer treat, take advantage of fresh artichokes at their peak in May. But if you've missed the peak season, don't despair—you can substitute frozen artichoke hearts and still get lots of fresh summer flavor from cherry tomatoes and basil.

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    Tuscan Tuna-Mac Casserole

    Just because it's summer doesn't mean you can't indulge in your favorite rich, cheesy comfort food. We turned this classic tuna casserole into a summer-ready dish by adding fresh tomato slices and basil on top.

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    Asparagus-Tuna Casserole

    More asparagus, please! This twist on classic tuna casserole has over a pound of asparagus mixed in, plus new potatoes and Kalamata olives. Ready in just over an hour, this casserole is bursting with fresh summer produce in every bite.

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    Swiss Corn Bake Cups

    Skip the mess of serving corn on the cob—we've got a much better way for you to enjoy this summer staple. Mix your fresh sweet corn with chopped onion, eggs, and your favorite cheese to make individual side-dish casseroles that will disappear even faster than an ear of fresh corn.

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    BLT and Chips Casserole

    Yep, we did it: We turned your favorite summer sandwich into a fresh and easy casserole. It has bacon, greens, and tomatoes, of course, but our favorite addition is the extra-crunchy potato chips.

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    Quinoa Caprese Casserole

    Looking for a light summer dinner? You've found it! We replaced pasta with quinoa to make this casserole a little less heavy (but no less tasty), then topped it with cherry tomatoes and basil to add a burst of summer freshness.

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    Vegetable Casserole

    No need to turn on your oven for this summer casserole recipe—it can simmer away in your slow cooker! A trio of veggies (tomatoes, spinach, and radicchio) plus cannellini and garbanzo beans slow-cook on your counter during the day, so dinner is ready as soon as you walk in the door at night.

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    Farro, Cherry Tomato, and Asparagus Casserole

    Cherry tomatoes nestled between cheesy layers in this vegetable casserole add fresh summer flavor to every bite. Dress it up with fork-tender asparagus, basil, and a pinch of bread crumbs.

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    Stacked Sweet Corn, Bean, and Beef Casserole

    This fiesta-ready beef casserole stars the season's freshest veggies, including onions, yellow peppers, and sweet corn. For a savory second layer, we combine chorizo sausage and pinto beans, then top with zippy salsa for the finale.

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    Baked Cajun Seafood and Rice

    Dive into a succulent, Cajun-tossed shrimp casserole that's simply delicious. This one-pan dinner features rice, melty cheese, fresh garden veggies, and—best of all—bacon.

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    Tortellini-Vegetable Bake

    Forget bland pasta bakes and dig into this garden-fresh vegetable casserole. With the help of juicy tomatoes, sugar snap peas, peppers, and mushrooms, you'll have a summer-perfect dinner in no time.

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    Zucchini-Sausage Casserole

    Summer night in? We've got you covered. Buttery pork sausage and fresh, tender zucchini team up in this savory summer casserole. Don't forget to add the sour cream for some creamy tang.

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    Four-Cheese Zucchini Strata

    Rise and shine! All you need to whip up this brunchworthy vegetable casserole is four kinds of cheese, zucchini, eggs, and garlic focaccia bread.

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    Indian-Spiced Chicken Casserole

    An infusion of Indian spices gives our sauce a kick, while creamy yogurt and spinach add in-season freshness. Enjoy this pretty tomato puree atop al dente vermicelli and chicken, then sprinkle with Parmesan to finish for a delicious twist on chicken casserole.

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    Our Best Casserole Recipes

    Make one of these hearty casserole recipes ahead of time to reheat for a quick and easy weeknight meal, or serve one for Sunday dinner with friends and family. With recipes like gooey macaroni and cheese, classic chicken casseroles, bubbly breakfast casseroles, and more, there's a casserole recipe for every occasion.
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