Bake up a casserole and you’ve got family pleasing, comfort food for dinner. But casseroles are also convenient and easy. Especially if they can offer the option of freezing for later, baking in the oven or even slow cooking in a crock pot.
I’ve got 18 recipes for you to try. And I’ve included some handy tips for many of them too.
Not every recipe uses cream soups, but a few do. If you avoid the canned version, or find that you’re out, here’s a post on using White Sauce (with several variations) as a substitute.
Baked Pasta with Cauliflower and Cheese – A meatless meal that can be frozen. This one makes a lot, so it’s good to share with a friend or stock your freezer.
Baked Spaghetti – One of the most popular recipes on Eat at Home.
Beef and Black Bean Taco Bake – Easy and it can be frozen.
Black Bean and Corn Chicken Taco Bake – The chicken version of the recipe above. Can be frozen.
Chicken Broccoli Divan – Fix it in the oven or slow cooker.
Chicken Casserole with Corn and Peas – Make an extra for the freezer.
Chicken Tetrazini – Make it in the oven or slow cooker and it can be frozen too.
Cottage Pie – Use ground beef that you’ve already cooked and frozen to make this super quick.
Hashbrown Casserole – Make this in the slow cooker with ham or smoked sausage, or place sliced smoked sausage on top and bake in the oven. This one freezes well too.
Chicken Casserole – lightened up! – a bonus 19th recipe