Quick and Easy Casseroles

Individual Squash Casseroles
Looking for a quick casserole recipe that's sure to impress? We have you covered with our hot (and cheesy!) lineup, starring classics like macaroni and turkey pot pie, plus sassy new Mexican dishes and pasta bakes—all with speedy prep times and just a few ingredients.

Easy Beef Taco Pie

In need of a quick casserole recipe? Prep is a breeze for this spicy, cheesy pie—just simmer, build, and bake! And if you're still debating, consider this: It bakes in a mere 20 minutes. You're welcome!

 

Zoodle Pizza Casserole

Trick kids into thinking they're having pizza for dinner (well, they kinda are). Once they have a bite of this cheesy casserole, they won't care that it's mostly made of veggies.

Chicken-Vegetable Casserole

A slice or two of oven-browned apple subs for a traditional cracker topping in these lightened-up, individual-size quick casseroles. Deli-roasted chicken, frozen veggies, and jarred gravy keep prep time to a minimum. As for bake time, how does 10 minutes sound?

 

Easy Turkey-Pesto Pot Pie

Dinner party prep doesn't get any easier than this. Mini baking bowls, five delish ingredients, and 30 minutes are all you need to make the cutest (and tastiest) pies in town.

Red Bean, Cheese, and Triple-Chile Casserole

Need a quick-cooking, rib-sticking, veg-Mex easy casserole? You're in the right place! This zippy, filling meal preps in 15 minutes and bakes in 30, and even meat-eaters have been known to ask for seconds. (We think the gooey Monterey Jack and fiery chiles win them over.)

 

Egg-and-Veggie Casserole

Whether you're hosting a stylish brunch or are just in the mood for breakfast-for-dinner, this simple make-ahead egg-and-veggie casserole recipe is a go-to pick. It's simple, low-cal, and prepped in just 25 minutes. Pretty soon, you'll be making an easy breakfast casserole for every meal.

Upside-Down Pizza Casserole

This four-ingredient easy casserole dish takes just 35 minutes to make from start to finish. Ground beef makes it nice and hearty, while store-bought biscuits make a quick and easy topper.

Best Four-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Say au revoir to the boxed stuff and hello to the real deal. This buttery macaroni bake starts with a simple white sauce and finishes with four melty cheeses: Gouda, cheddar, Swiss, and Parmesan.

Cheesy Baked Gnocchi with Kale

Get your veggies in by mixing them with cheese and pasta. This easy dinner casserole does it effortlessly.

Quick Chicken Tortilla Bake

Who knew one hour (45 minutes of that is baking time) and five ingredients is all it takes to make a party-worthy casserole recipe? Top this easy chicken casserole recipe with corn tortillas and taco cheese.

Buttery Spinach-Havarti Bake

If you're a fan of Greek spanakopita, you'll love this cheesy spinach quick casserole. Crunchy, gooey, and ready in just 45 minutes, this gorgeously browned side is special enough for company. (And if you serve it as a main dish, we won't tell!)

 

Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Noodles

Individual-size casseroles make any dish more special—and they bake quickly, too! Prep this creamy, garlicky family favorite on your stove top, then pop these mini casseroles into the oven for 5 minutes. Talk about an easy dinner casserole!

 

Prosciutto, Spinach, and Pasta Casserole

Prosciutto—a salt-cured and air-dried ham—adds flavor and dimension to this hearty Italian-inspired casserole recipe. Prosciutto is available in most supermarkets, but if you can't find it, try thinly sliced cooked ham instead.

Ham and Spinach Two-Cheese Pasta

Need a cozy, oven-baked dinner for two? Try these hearty, individual-size casseroles topped with Italian-blend and Parmesan cheeses. (If you're feeding a slightly larger crowd, this easy casserole recipe doubles in a snap!)

 

Tuna and Noodles

The hardest part of this easy tuna casserole is remembering to set the cheese on the counter to come to room temperature. Cooked almost entirely in the microwave, this kid-friendly recipe warms to creamy perfection in a mere 6 minutes.

 

Easy, Cheesy Baked Grits

This quick casserole recipe preps in just 15 minutes and is a divine addition to brunch (or breakfast-for-dinner!). The secret to achieving such rich, creamy results from instant grits? Simmer with chicken broth and stir, stir, stir!

 

Meatballs and Mafalda

Canned tomatoes, red wine, onion soup mix, and spices create a scrumptious (and fuss-free) sauce for this easy pasta bake.

Shepherd's Pie

This fast-fix casserole features all the goodness of the English staple: tender beef, creamy mashed potatoes, and veggies.

Hot and Cheesy Chicken Casserole

This cracker-topped chicken casserole is baked to ooey-gooey perfection, thanks to a little cheddar, some mozzarella, and a can of nacho cheese soup.

Hot Chicken Salad Skillet Casserole

Chicken salad goes from lunch recipe to dinner when you serve it hot. This quick casserole is delicious over a bed of rice or steamed broccoli.

Baked Beef Ravioli

Store-bought pasta is the secret weapon to simple casseroles. Layers of ravioli noodles, ground beef, diced tomatoes, herbs, and shredded cheese bake together for a quick and flavorful supper your family will love.

Chili-Beef Pie with Biscuit Crust

This flavorful and fast Tex-Mex-inspired casserole is filled with ground beef, beans, and lots of spices.

Creamy Meatball Casserole

For a simple comfort food dish they'll love, we've combined precooked meatballs and potatoes with frozen veggies, canned soup, and sour cream.

Green Bean Casserole

Bread crumbs with tender sweet onion top this recipe instead of the traditional high-fat fried onion rings. Serve the easy casserole dish with roasted chicken.

One-Step Ham Casserole

Ham—along with mushrooms, pimiento, onion, and macaroni—is smothered in a simple-to-make cheese sauce in this recipe that can be prepped in just 15 minutes.

Upside-Down Pizza Skillet Casserole

Our two favorite comfort foods: pizza and casseroles. Combine 'em, and you're sure to have a winner.

Cheese Tortellini and Chicken-Mushroom Casserole

Push aside that boring jar of pasta sauce! Give your tortellini something to talk about by baking it into a gorgeous casserole made with purchased pesto sauce and fresh button mushrooms. Shortcut ingredients keep prep work to a minimum.

Kale and Mushroom Paella

Craving a quick and easy casserole that's nothing like your usual dinner? This hearty paella recipe featuring kale, mushrooms, and rice will definitely stand out.

Sweet Potato-Topped Chicken Stew

Using packaged ingredients such as cooked chicken, canned soup, and frozen veggies, this easy casserole dish is ready in just 35 minutes.

Garlic Cashew and Chicken Casserole

We're not sure if this simple casserole recipe is better fit for the spring or the fall—so you might as well make it year-round! Packed with veggies, the easy chicken casserole will surely fill you up.

Pork and Butternut Squash Paella

This easy flavor-packed paella dinner casserole takes just 30 minutes of hands-on time. Top with hazelnuts and sage for a pretty presentation.

Smoky Wild Rice Casserole

Wild rice casserole is a classic dinner recipe, but you probably haven't had it quite like this before. The addition of smoked turkey to the simple casseroles turns it into a meal fit for company.

Individual Squash Casseroles

Layers of veggies plus marinara and cheese turn into easy casseroles for dinner. Plus, since they're individual, you can swap out a veggie for a picky eater.

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