7 Hearty Casserole Recipes
Casseroles are an absolute comfort food classic that is especially life-sustaining during the colder months. They're hearty, they're indulgent, they're exactly what you need to keep going and brave those icy winds and rainy days. So, as the weather starts to turn a little cold, it's time to get reacquainted with your oven and start getting back into the casserole game. There's something here for everyone, from classics to new creations and twists on traditions, we've got you covered!
1. Potato Casserole Loaf
Think loaf pans are only for bread and cake? Think again! We made a potato casserole that not only looks great, but also looks tastes amazing thanks to seasoned ground beef, fresh spinach, ripe tomatoes, and plenty of cheese! Get the recipe for the Potato Casserole Loaf.
2. Meatball & Sprouts Casserole
"Eat your greens!" We've all heard that at the dinner table when the kids are willfully ignoring the veggies on their plates. And of all the vegetables, Brussels sprouts are usually the ones that seem to get the least love. But with this recipe, universal loathing of sprouts will soon be a thing of the past! Get the recipe for the Meatball & Sprouts Casserole.
3. Gyro Casserole
Fall is here, and winter's right around the corner, so we've come up with a hearty recipe that'll bring some Greek sunshine into your kitchen. Simple to make and using a plethora of tasty ingredients, our casserole will have you digging in for more! Get the recipe for the Gyro Casserole.
4. Hunter's Chicken Lasagna
Hunter's chicken is a tasty British dish consisting of a chicken fillet wrapped in bacon, smothered in barbecue sauce, and topped with cheddar cheese. That sounds so delicious that we couldn't resist putting together our own fusion version incorporating all the best parts of the zesty Italian lasagna and the hearty American casserole! Get the recipe for the Hunter's Chicken Lasagna.
5. Eggplant Meatball Casserole
When the days start to get longer and colder, nothing tastes better than a warm and hearty casserole. In this case, we opted for a recipe with eggplant, mashed potatoes, and ground beef, making it not only fast and easy to make, but also fast and easy to eat given how tasty it is! Get the recipe for the Eggplant Meatball Casserole.
6. Cheese Fondue Casserole
Cheese fondue is arguably one of the best things to ever come out of Switzerland. We all know that dunking bread in ooey-gooey cheese is one of life's greatest pleasures, so why not combine this beloved Swiss dish with a true American classic: the casserole. This is the fusion dish you've been waiting for! Get the recipe for the Cheese Fondue Casserole.
7. Short Rib Shepherd's Pie
You may have already packed the grill away for the season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the smoky tastes of summer. If you’re craving perfectly seasoned meat, but aren’t quite willing to don a hat and scarf to grill outside this time of year, then slow oven-baked ribs topped with a warming favorite are the answer to all your prayers! Get the recipe for the Short Rib Shepherd's Pie.
You have the option to try out all of these casserole recipes over the next weeks and months and decide which one you like best. You can even bring your family and friends into the mix and all go on a casserole adventure together!