Make-Ahead Quick-Fix Casseroles
This recipe takes only 15 minutes to put together. The secret is in the frozen ingredients. Chicken, wild rice with broccoli and carrots, water chestnuts, and cream of chicken soup make up this satisfying meal.
- Recipe: Chicken-and-Rice Bake
Ordinary casseroles are made with chicken or ground beef, but don't be scared to fancy it up with shrimp! It only takes 15 minutes to assemble this creamy seafood casserole.
- Recipe: Shrimp Casserole
Reinvent "breakfast for supper" with this easy casserole. Country-style hash browns, ham, and Cheddar cheese resemble a breakfast casserole, but plenty of veggies make it a more substantial meal for dinner.
Recipe: Ham-Hash Brown Casserole
This recipe tops chicken enchiladas with a quick green chile cream sauce and colby-Jack cheese for a twist on traditional enchilada sauce.
- Recipe: Chicken Enchiladas
We offer make-ahead and freezing instructions on this luscious Cajun Shrimp Casserole. Serve with spring mix lettuce drizzled with red wine vinaigrette.
- Recipe: Cajun Shrimp Casserole
This make-ahead Italian brunch casserole features sweet Italian sausage, green onions, diced zucchini, roasted red bell peppers, Italian bread, sharp Cheddar cheese, milk, and of course—eggs. Serve with fresh fruit.
- Recipe: Italian Brunch Casserole
This lasagna recipe is a classic in every sense of the word with its traditional ingredients and homemade sauce. The sauce is time-consuming but worth the extra effort. Make it on a weekend in advance, or substitute your favorite jarred sauce.
- Recipe: Classic Lasagna
Your family will love the Southwestern flavors in this make-ahead favorite. Don't count on lefovers of the layers of beef, beans, corn, tortillas, and enchilada sauce.
Recipe: Tex-Mex Lasagna
In less than an hour, you can create a one-dish dinner that will satisfy the whole family. A hallmark of Southern cooking, this updated main dish stars Alfredo sauce, prosciutto, and Parmesan cheese.
You’ll be impressed by how fuss-free this supper really is. This casserole is packed with a rich, meaty tomato sauce and refrigerated mashed potatoes and topped with crunchy, kid-approved fried onions.
A deli-roasted chicken helps make short work of this classic Mexican entrée. Luscious? Absolutely. In fact, we guarantee your family will clamor for seconds.
Supper Ideas from the Pros
Test Kitchen Professional Norman King shows you how to cook Chicken-and-Green Chile Enchiladas for supper tonight.
Rolling the lasagna noodles rather than layering them lends flair to these satisfying meat-free rollups.
- Recipe: Spinach Lasagna Rollups
Topped with a meaty marinara sauce and melted Parmesan cheese, Noodle-and-Spinach Casserole offers an easy-to-assemble alternative to multilayered lasagna.
- Recipe: Noodle-and-Spinach Casserole
Lemon juice and almonds add flavor and crunch to this creamy casserole. Make in advance to take to a friend or potluck, or serve it a home with a tossed green salad and French bread.
Rich and creamy Turkey Tetrazzini uses mushroom soup and a jar of Alfredo sauce to jump-start the recipe. Crushed seasoned croutons form a flavorful topping. This recipe can be made-ahead and frozen.
- Recipe: Turkey Tetrazzini
Sausage, pepperoni, and your favorite jarred pasta sauce fill this cheese-topped casserole. Freeze it unbaked up to a month to pull out on a busy weeknight.
- Recipe: Pizza Spaghetti Casserole