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Easy Casserole Recipes for the Holiday Season

Step up your casserole game this holiday season
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Gathering with friends and family and eating delicious comfort food are what make the holidays such a special time. Master your holiday recipe cooking game and make these tasty casseroles. From cheesy to spicy to sweet, there’s something everyone will love.

Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole
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The turkey might be the star at the Thanksgiving table, but potatoes are the runner-up. This casserole adds loads of crispy bacon and melty cheese to the classic dish for a delicious but simple dinner

For the Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole recipe, click here.

Chipotle Corn Pudding

Chipotle Corn Pudding
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Ditch the creamed corn this holiday season and up your side dish game with a chipotle corn pudding. You can make this sweet and savory dish out of canned goods and freeze it until it’s time for the big dinner.

For the Chipotle Corn Pudding recipe, click here.

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole
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Green bean casserole is an easy dish you can eat every day, but it’ll still impress on the holidays. Fried onions give the dish some crunch and sauteed mushrooms are a burst of freshness. 

For the Green Bean Casserole recipe, click here.

Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli Casserole
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Broccoli casserole is a hearty, comforting classic that you can store in the fridge for a few days for delicious leftovers. The combination of rice, broccoli, cheese and cream of mushroom soup will make your broccoli casserole a hit.

For the Broccoli Casserole recipe, click here.

Cheesy Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Cheesy Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
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Biscuits and gravy is a dish Southerners always have on their breakfast table, but whether you live in the South or not, cheesy biscuits and gravy casserole is a must. Golden brown buttermilk biscuits, sausage and gravy are layered for a savory treat.

For the Cheesy Biscuits and Gravy Casserole recipe, click here.

Cheesy Broccoli Tater-Topped Casserole

Cheesy Broccoli Tater-Topped Casserole
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If you think broccoli casserole is the best thing on earth, try adding a childhood favorite to take it to the next level: tater tots. Will you want a nap after indulging in this hearty dish? Probably. 

For the Cheesy Broccoli Tater-Topped Casserole recipe, click here.

Creamy Green Bean and Tofu Vegan Casserole

Creamy Green Bean and Tofu Vegan Casserole
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Even meat lovers will want a bite of this vegan-friendly dish. Packed with a homemade cream sauce, green beans, mushrooms and crispy onions, this creamy green bean and tofu vegan casserole will leave guests wondering whether they’re in your home or dining at a five-star restaurant

For the Creamy Green Bean and Tofu Vegan Casserole recipe, click here.

Mexican Cornbread Casserole

Mexican Cornbread Casserole
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Cornbread is, hands down, one of the best Thanksgiving side dishes. But when you’re tired of the traditional recipe, this Mexican cornbread casserole is a perfect alternative. Ground beef, tomatoes, corn and melted cheese top the corn muffin mix of your choice and are then baked for a loaded dinner dish. 

For the Mexican Cornbread Casserole recipe, click here.

Fusilli and Broccoli Casserole

Fusilli and Broccoli Casserole
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Pasta is the perfect pick-me-up food, and this fusilli broccoli casserole is a creamy, crunchy mix that’ll bring any holiday dinner to life. Top the cheesy casserole with a garnish of crispy onions for a bite that’s loaded with flavor.

For the Fusilli Broccoli Casserole with Crispy Onions recipe, click here.

Mushroom and Red Rice Casserole

Mushroom and Red Rice Casserole
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Vegetarian dinner recipes can be cheap, easy and just as tasty as meaty options. This mushroom and red rice casserole is a prime example. Layered with a medley of tasty ingredients — red rice, kale and mushrooms to name a few — this casserole is light and filling. 

For the Mushroom and Red Rice Casserole recipe, click here

Instant Pot Bacon Casserole

Instant Pot Bacon Casserole
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Breakfast is often forgotten during the hustle and bustle of a holiday morning, but this easy Instant Pot recipe is quick and easy to put together. Bacon, sweet potatoes, onions and pepper make this savory casserole burst with flavor. 

For the Instant Pot Bacon Casserole recipe, click here.

Turkey and Stuffing Casserole

Turkey and Stuffing Casserole

A turkey and stuffing casserole is a great way to use up holiday leftovers when you need a filling meal. Herb-seasoned stuffing and cream of mushroom soup boost the turkey’s flavor, and cheese is a not-so-secret ingredient that makes anything taste good. 

For the Turkey and Stuffing Casserole recipe, click here.

Turkey Noodle Casserole

Turkey Noodle Casserole

Anyone who despises seafood will get a kick out of this dish. Follow the steps you would when making a tuna noodle casserole, but instead of tuna, substitute cubed turkey. Adding turkey is a great way to get anyone in the holiday spirit. 

For the Turkey Noodle Casserole recipe, click here.

Broccoli Cheese Casserole with Crispy Fried Onions

Broccoli Cheese Casserole with Crispy Fried Onions
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Use frozen vegetables to make this filling casserole in a flash. This broccoli cheese casserole is topped with fried onions, cheese and did we say cheese? 

For the Broccoli Cheese Casserole with Crispy Fried Onions recipe, click here.

Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Casserole

Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Casserole

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The day after Thanksgiving is meant for two things: sleeping and indulging in leftovers. When you have half a turkey left and you’re not sure what to do with it, make a Thanksgiving leftover turkey casserole. This recipe takes all of your holiday favorites — stuffing, turkey, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes — and tops them off with crispy fried onions for a holiday themed dinner long after the last guest has left.

For the Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Casserole recipe, click here.

Southwestern Turkey Noodle Bake

Southwestern Turkey Noodle Bake

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This turkey noodle bake recipe adds a signature Southwestern spin to a classic dish. Shredded turkey plus spice, green chiles, diced tomatoes and Mexican cheese equals deliciousness.   

For the Southwestern Turkey Noodle Bake recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole

Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole
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The number of delicious Instant Pot recipes you can whip up in a flash is endless, and this Instant Pot sweet potato casserole recipe is proof. Ground cinnamon elevates the sweet flavor of the mashed sweet potatoes and maple syrup, and a hint of vanilla extract melds the recipe together flawlessly. 

For the Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole recipe, click here.

Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

Candied Sweet Potato Casserole
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For a vintage casserole recipe with a new-age twist, try this candied sweet potato casserole. It’s topped with mini marshmallows, pecans and brown sugar for a gooey treat the entire family will enjoy.

For the Candied Sweet Potato Casserole recipe, click here.

Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole
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Rice is a pantry staple that can be used in a ton of casseroles. Pair this staple with broccoli and plenty of cheese, and you’re in for a comfort dish you’ll need to sit down to eat.

For the Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole recipe, click here.

Deluxe Mushroom Green Bean Casserole

Deluxe Mushroom Green Bean Casserole
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You might have heard of white wine being the secret ingredient for a perfect pasta recipe, but how about a casserole? This deluxe mushroom green bean casserole uses the typical ingredients plus a splash of white wine for a more adult flavor. You’ll never make a green bean casserole without wine again. 

For the Deluxe Mushroom Green Bean Casserole recipe, click here. 

Bacon Gruyere Mashed Potato Casserole

Bacon Gruyere Mashed Potato Casserole
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Nothing tops gooey cheese, crispy potatoes and bacon bits all in one bite. This bacon Gruyere mashed potato casserole is a must for anyone who wants to show how to really make delicious mashed potatoes.

For the Bacon Gruyere Mashed Potato Casserole recipe, click here.

Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole

Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole
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When you’re looking for a quick meal that’ll impress on your holiday dinner table, this Mexican chicken and rice casserole should be at the top of your list. This easy recipe takes less than an hour to make, and it’s packed with flavor thanks to the blend of spices, diced tomatoes, beans and cheese. 

For the Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole recipe, click here.

Country Breakfast Casserole

Country Breakfast Casserole
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When everyone rushes to the breakfast table on Christmas Day, make sure you have this country breakfast casserole on the table. This casserole is a cheesy and meaty delight.

For the Country Breakfast Casserole recipe, click here. 

Homestyle Breakfast Casserole

Homestyle Breakfast Casserole

For a recipe that can be served at both the dinner and breakfast table, try this homestyle breakfast casserole. Sweet potato fries are baked into this casserole for a sweet and savory punch, and fluffy eggs make this chicken recipe not so boring.

For the Homestyle Breakfast Casserole recipe, click here. 

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Casserole

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Casserole
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This gluten-free sweet potato casserole is a recipe that will impress even the pickiest of eaters. Creamy mashed sweet potatoes are topped with a rich and crunchy oatmeal topping, and it’s all drizzled with maple syrup for an extra burst of sweetness.  

For the Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Casserole recipe, click here.

Asparagus Mushroom Swiss Egg Bake

Asparagus Mushroom Swiss Egg Bake
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This asparagus mushroom Swiss egg bake is a great way to add healthy food to your holiday lineup. What really takes this recipe to the next level are the mushrooms, parsley and Swiss cheese. 

For the Asparagus Mushroom Swiss Egg Bake recipe, click here.

Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole

Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole

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The holidays aren’t always about what’s for dinner. Sometimes you’ll have to impress for breakfast too, and this overnight eggnog French Toast casserole is the best way to do it. And who doesn’t love eggnog? 

For the Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole recipe, click here. 

Crispy Fried Onion Holiday Stuffing

Crispy Fried Onion Holiday Stuffing
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If you’re not using fried onions in every recipe that you can, you’re losing out. This crispy fried onion holiday stuffing is a prime example of why you need this crunchy goodness in your life.

For the Crispy Fried Onion Holiday Stuffing recipe, click here. 

Slow Cooker Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

Slow Cooker Cheesy Broccoli Casserole
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This cheesy broccoli casserole is one of the best slow cooker recipes you can make. Prep time is short, and what you end up with is a cheesy, hearty dish topped with a crunch.

For the Slow Cooker Cheesy Broccoli Casserole, click here. 

Pepper Jack Green Bean Casserole

Pepper Jack Green Bean Casserole
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Spicy food lovers will get a kick out of this pepper jack green bean casserole. The trick is to follow the traditional green bean casserole recipe, but before you bake it, layer on a cup of Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno. Finish it off with any remaining crispy onions.

For the Pepper Jack Green Bean Casserole recipe, click here. 

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
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Whether you live in a chilly city or a warm-weather winter destination, you’re going to want this cheesy chicken and broccoli casserole on your dinner table. It’s the definition of comfort food — rice, chicken, potato chips, and cream cheese are main ingredients — and it’s the perfect blend of cheesy and crunchiness. 

For the Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole recipe, click here. 

Chicken and Sausage Casserole

Chicken and Sausage Casserole
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If you’re a meat lover, this chicken and sausage casserole will put your love to the test. This recipe combines chicken, smoked sausage, rice and green chiles for a double-meaty casserole unlike any other. Double the meat, double the fun, right?

For the Chicken and Sausage Casserole recipe, click here.

One Dish Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole

One Dish Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole
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The best thing about this one-dish chicken broccoli and rice casserole is that you can make it with fewer than five ingredients. Another bonus is that you’ll only need one dish, so you can save yourself the hassle of washing dishes all evening.

For the One Dish Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole recipe, click here. 

Loaded Chicken and Potato Casserole

Loaded Chicken and Potato Casserole
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Bacon might be one of the most iconic breakfast foods of all time, but it’s perfect in any meal.  Cooking the chicken in bacon grease gives this chicken and potato casserole recipe an extra kick of savory flavor, and the cheese and onions add tons of savory flavor.

For the Loaded Chicken and Potato Casserole recipe, click here.

Chicken and Waffle Breakfast Casserole

Chicken and Waffle Breakfast Casserole

Waking up early on the holidays to spend time with loved ones is tradition. When everyone gathers for food, you’re going to want to have this chicken and waffle breakfast casserole on your breakfast table. Popcorn chicken, cinnamon waffles and a whopping six eggs are baked together and can be topped with a drizzle of maple syrup or a dollop of hot sauce. 

For the Chicken and Waffle Breakfast Casserole recipe, click here.

Turkey Sweet Potato Casserole

Turkey Sweet Potato Casserole

Every Thanksgiving shopping list must have two things: sweet potatoes and a turkey. This recipe combines the two holiday must-haves for a savory dish with just a hint of sweet.

For the Turkey Sweet Potato Casserole recipe, click here.

Stuffed Pepper Casserole

Stuffed Pepper Casserole

This casserole will be one of the best stuffing recipes on your holiday dinner table. Stuffed bell peppers are always delicious, but this creative spin on the dish includes ground beef, corn and stuffing. 

For the Stuffed Pepper Casserole recipe, click here.

Gumbo Casserole

Gumbo Casserole

This gumbo casserole is a fun play on a classic Cajun recipe. Fresh shrimp, okra, ham and onion are mixed into gumbo soup, placed on a bed of rice and baked together for flavorful goodness.

For the Gumbo Casserole recipe, click here.

Hearty Sausage and Rice Casserole

Hearty Sausage and Rice Casserole

Rice is a pantry staple that can be stored for years, so chances are you have a box or bag somewhere. Use it to make this hearty sausage and rice casserole. Whether you need it for a holiday dinner or you want a meal the entire family will love, this well-seasoned dish comes together quickly and simply. 

For the Hearty Sausage and Rice Casserole recipe, click here. 

French Onion Turkey Casserole

French Onion Turkey Casserole

Bread pudding might make you think of dessert, but this casserole takes a savory spin on the famous dish. You’ll need French onion soup, turkey, cheese and hearty white bread to make this turkey treat.

For the French Onion Turkey Casserole recipe, click here.

Tilapia and Vegetable Casserole

Tilapia and Vegetable Casserole

Tilapia isn’t only a summertime fish. It’s also the perfect ingredient for a fun holiday season casserole. This tilapia and vegetable casserole is light, crunchy and can be prepped and cooked in under an hour. 

For the Tilapia and Vegetable Casserole recipe, click here.

Hot Sausage Casserole

Hot Sausage Casserole

When you’re craving spicy food but don’t want to go overboard, try this hot sausage casserole. It’s comfort food at its best thanks to loads of rice and sausage.

For the Hot Sausage Casserole recipe, click here.

Mac and Cheese Casserole Cups

Mac and Cheese Casserole Cups

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You can make creamy macaroni and cheese at home in a flash with this mac and cheese casserole cups recipe. This adorable creation can be cooked as a family-fun activity around the holidays or served as an appetizer at a potluck. 

For the Mac and Cheese Casserole Cups recipe, click here.

Grilled Chicken Cheddar Casserole with Mushrooms

Grilled Chicken Cheddar Casserole with Mushrooms

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Grilled chicken recipes are great no matter the season. When you want to amp up your cooking game and impress your guests, this grilled chicken cheddar casserole with mushrooms will make you look like a pro in the kitchen.

For the Grilled Chicken Cheddar Casserole with Mushrooms recipe, click here.

Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole

Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole

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If you’re hooked on cheese (and honestly, who isn’t), this cheesy mashed potato casserole is a dream.

For the Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole recipe, click here.

Tempting Tetrazzini Casserole

Tempting Tetrazzini Casserole

Everything about this tetrazzini casserole is tempting, hence the name. Once the spaghetti is cooked perfectly, it’s mixed with Parmesan cheese and hearty meat and is topped with crunchy bread crumbs. 

For the Tempting Tetrazzini Casserole recipe, click here.

Chicken, Pasta and Vegetable Casserole

Chicken, Pasta and Vegetable Casserole

This chicken, pasta and vegetable casserole is one of the best ways to use leftover chicken (or turkey). The vegetables are a nice pop of color, and the pasta fights the chicken to steal the show. 

For the Chicken, Pasta and Vegetable Casserole recipe, click here.

Meatloaf Casserole

Meatloaf Casserole

Delicious meatloaf recipes are a wintertime classic, but for a meal that’ll stand out from your classic dish, try this meatloaf casserole. It’s topped with creamy mashed potatoes for the best of both worlds. 

For the Meatloaf Casserole recipe, click here.

Pumpkin French Toast Casserole

Pumpkin French Toast Casserole

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Anything combined with pumpkin spice is a popular seasonal dish, so why not add it to some yummy french toast? This gooey delight is topped with whipped cream, warm caramel sauce and maple syrup. If you’re feeling brave, try making your own pumpkin spice.

For the Pumpkin French Toast Casserole recipe, click here. 

Dean’s Sweet Potato Casserole

Dean’s Sweet Potato Casserole

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No holiday dinner is complete without sweet potatoes. But instead of following the classic recipe, this sweet potato casserole turns up the flavor with pecans, dried cranberries and pineapple. It’s hands-down one of the best Thanksgiving recipes.

For the Dean’s Sweet Potato Casserole recipe, click here.

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