Comforting Casserole Recipes

Make comforting casseroles like Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna and Trisha's Mexican-inspired Chicken Tortilla Casserole. Find more recipes like these from Food Network.
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Chicken Tortilla Casserole

The key to this hearty Mexican-inspired casserole is Trisha's simple chicken-gravy base.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Make-Ahead Paella Casserole

This paella is perfect if you're short on time: Just assemble, cover and refrigerate the night before for quick cooking the day-of.

Get the Recipe: Make-Ahead Paella Casserole

Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole with Cauliflower

With just a little day-before prep work, this creamy casserole comes together with mushrooms, poached chicken and cauliflower.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole with Cauliflower

Black Bean Lasagna

Trisha's veggie lasagna is anything but boring. Black beans, ricotta tofu and fire-roasted tomatoes make for a comforting, flavorful meal that's vegetarian and dairy-free.

Get the Recipe: Black Bean Lasagna

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna, peas, fresh mushrooms and lots of cheese make Sunny's revamped noodle casserole a crowd-pleaser.

Get the Recipe: Sunny's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Classic Italian Lasagna

Tackle Giada's traditional lasagna by making each of the separate ingredients before layering.

Get the Recipe: Classic Italian Lasagna

Sloppy Joe and Macaroni Casserole

Try Rachael's modern take on an old-school classic: sloppy joes. Just add macaroni, cheddar and deli-style dill pickles.

Get the Recipe: Sloppy Joe and Macaroni Casserole

Baked Bean Casserole

Trisha mixes pork, beans and barbecue sauce in this easy casserole that serves 12.

Get the Recipe: Baked Bean Casserole

Baked Penne with Roasted Vegetables

This meal is a veggie lover's dream: Loaded with red peppers, zucchini, squash, mushrooms and peas, you'll get tons of flavor in every bite.

Get the Recipe: Baked Penne with Roasted Vegetables

Chicken Pot Pie with Cheddar Crust

For this cozy feast, save your chicken bones. You'll use them to enrich the store-bought broth in this Food Network Magazine recipe.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Potpie With Cheddar Crust

Italian Baked Chicken and Pastina

Giada's chicken and pasta bake is table-ready in under an hour.

Get the Recipe: Italian Baked Chicken and Pastina

Chicken Spaghetti

Ree's chicken and spaghetti casserole is pure comfort food. She makes it easy to eat by breaking the spaghetti into pieces.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Spaghetti

Broccoli and Orzo Casserole

The chefs in Food Network Kitchens use a favorite creamy cheese, Havarti, in this comforting casserole. The mild Danish cheese is widely available in different flavors — try dill or caraway for extra punch.

Get the Recipe: Broccoli and Orzo Casserole

Chicken Noodle Casserole

This casserole based on a favorite soup will satisfy any comfort food craving. Partially cooking the egg noodles allows them to soak up the flavorful sauce without becoming too soft.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Noodle Casserole

Coconut-Almond French Toast Casserole

The buttery coconut-almond crust makes this French toast casserole truly special and offsets the creamy, fluffy texture of the bread. You'll want to assemble the dish the day before to give the bread time to soak in the custard.

Get the Recipe: Coconut-Almond French Toast Casserole

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

This colorful, extra-cheesy breakfast casserole can be made ahead and baked the next day — perfect for brunch with a large crowd.

Get the Recipe: Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Beef and Bean Taco Casserole

Food Network Kitchens nicknamed this the "broken enchilada" casserole because the soft layer of cooked tortilla chips on the bottom reminded us of enchiladas. But this dish is much easier to make!

Get the Recipe: Beef and Bean Taco Casserole

Baked Spaghetti

This mash-up of lasagna and spaghetti with meat sauce makes for a warming one-pan dinner. (And if you start with leftover cooked noodles and meat sauce, you're set for a super-fast weeknight meal.) Assemble the casserole ahead of time and bake when you're ready to serve.

Get the Recipe: Baked Spaghetti

Roast Chicken Enchilada Suizas Stacked Casserole

Rachael's enchilada sauce with poblano peppers, tomatillos and cumin has just the right amount of heat.

Get the Recipe: Roast Chicken Enchilada Suizas Stacked Casserole

Spinach Lasagna With Mushroom Ragu

Assemble this lasagna a day ahead and refrigerate, then just bring it to room temperature 30 minutes before baking.

Get the Recipe: Spinach Lasagna With Mushroom Ragu

Corn and Crab Chowder Pot Pies

These easy-to-serve pot pies are cooked in individual ramekins.

Get the Recipe: Corn and Crab Chowder Pot Pies

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