20 Easy Cheesy Casseroles for Dinner Tonight

When the temperatures begin to dip and I think about what to have for dinner I almost always turn to a recipe for an easy, cheesy casserole. There is something about pulling a warm, bubbling casserole from the oven that screams cold-weather comfort food. I almost always hit a home run with my family when I serve up something piping hot and oozing with cheese so why not do it as often as possible? It even works for me because most often these casseroles can be prepared up to a day in advance. For busy parents this is a huge benefit since it is always nice to have dinner prepared ahead of time. Here are a few of our favorite cheesiest, easiest casseroles that you can make for dinner tonight!

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    20 Easy Cheesy Casseroles for Dinner Tonight

    If you are looking for some great dinner casserole ideas here are some of our most delicious and cheesy recipes!

  • Chipotle Chicken Enchilada Casserole 2 of 21
    Chipotle Chicken Enchilada Casserole

    Mmm, take a run for the border with this casserole. It is spicy, cheesey, and perfect for an easy family meal. Be sure to serve guacamole and a little sour cream on the side!

    Photo: Average Betty

  • Butternut Squash & Shrimp Pasta Bake 3 of 21
    Butternut Squash & Shrimp Pasta Bake

    This delicious pasta bake is filled with unusual ingredient - shrimp! Add in some butternut squash and fontina and you've got a terrific family dinner. Everyone will love the fresh flavor and leftovers for lunch the next day!

    Photo: Aggie Goodman

  • Ravioli Lasagna 4 of 21
    Ravioli Lasagna

    Ravioli makes a terrific alternative for lasagna noodles. This easy, cheesy dinner comes together in minutes and bakes up in a short amount of time. Your whole family will love how their favorite pasta is now a part of a casserole!

    Photo: Julie VR

  • Lasagna Roll Ups 5 of 21
    Lasagna Roll Ups

    Lasagna takes on a whole new life when it is made into roll-ups. Everyone will love this awesome cheesy casserole. Be sure to serve it with bread to sop up all the sauce!

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Creamy Chicken Enchiladas 6 of 21
    Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

    This awesome chicken enchiladas are as cheesy and creamy as they get. Everyone will love diving in after a long day at work and school. Serve Mexican rice on the side for a great, easy meal!

    Photo: Brooke McLay

  • Meat and Mushroom Lasagna 7 of 21
    Meat and Mushroom Lasagna

    This heavy duty lasagna is so easy and tasty to make for a weeknight meal. Best of all, it will usually last for two! Be sure to use your favorite mushrooms and tasty sauce, it will make it so rich and delicious everyone will come back for seconds.

    Photo: Laura Levy

  • Pumpkin Seed Enchilada Casserole 8 of 21
    Pumpkin Seed Enchilada Casserole

    This awesome casserole is full of rich bubbling cheese and salty pumpkin seeds. Make it now while you can find pumpkin seeds just about everywhere!

    Photo: Nicole Presley

  • Pizza Casserole 9 of 21
    Pizza Casserole

    This awesome casserole is ideal for feeding hungry kids! They'll go wild for this dish where pasta tastes just like their favorite pasta. Top it with pepperoni, or whatever they want.

    Photo: Blog Chef

  • Cheesy Broccoli Casserole with Ritz 10 of 21
    Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

    If you are in the mood for a great vegetarian casserole try this crunchy, cheesy dish full of fresh broccoli and ritz! The kids will love it and the adults will too. It is so simple to make and you can even add in more vegetables if you want.

    Photo: Kelsey Banfield

  • Chili Casserole 11 of 21
    Chili Casserole

    This easy casserole is perfect for making when you have leftover chili. It is also great for a hot dinner after a day of skiing or a long day at school.

    Photo: Stacie Billis

  • Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese 12 of 21
    Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

    This cheesy vegetarian take on mac and cheese is ideal for a weeknight meal. Grab a squash, some decadent cheese, and whip this up for your family. It is the best kind of comforting dish for fall!

    Photo: Aimee of Simple Bites

  • Pumpkin & Bacon Pasta Bake 13 of 21
    Pumpkin and Bacon Pasta Bake

    This awesome pasta bake is full of fall flavor. Make it with fresh pumpkin, lots of cheese, and salty bacon. An easy fall dinner has never looked so good!

    Photo: Stacie Billis

  • Caribbean Tuna Casserole 14 of 21
    Caribbean Tuna Casserole

    This awesome casserole is full of cheese, tuna, and lots of fun flavors. Give your weeknight dinner a makeover with the cheesy tuna casserole your family was never expecting!

    Photo: Angie McGowan

  • Spaghetti Pie 15 of 21
    Spaghetti Pie

    Give spaghetti a cheesy makeover with the easy, awesome casserole. You'll love how you can prepare it ahead of time and bake it up whenever you need it.

    Photo: Macki Cayloma

  • Cheesy Potato Gratin 16 of 21
    Potato Gratin

    This super cheesy is potato casserole perfect for a light, easy dinner. Make it for dinner tonight, or even for a side dish at Thanksgiving!

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Super Cheesy Panko Parm Mac and Cheese 17 of 21
    panko parm mac and cheese

    This amazing mac and cheese is perfect for a cheesy weeknight meal. It has layer of flavors from the Parmesan and tons of crunch from the panko. It is perfect for serving up any night of the week!

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

  • Roast Vegetable Baked Ziti 18 of 21
    Roasted Vegetable Baked Ziti

    This awesome baked ziti is packed with roast vegetables and lots of great cheeses. It is great for using up fall vegetables and serving up a healthy vegetarian meal on a busy weeknight.

    Photo: Kelsey Banfield

  • Chili Cheese Spoonbread 19 of 21
    Chili Cheese Spoonbread

    This awesome spoonbread is packed with cheese and firey chilis. It is perfect for an easy weeknight meal and for reheating the next day!

    Photo: Spoonful.com

  • Cheesy Potato & Sausage Gratin 20 of 21
    Cheesy Potato and Sausage Gratin

    This awesome cheesy casserole is packed with vegetables and sausage. It makes for an amazing weeknight meal. It also makes great leftovers the next day!

    Photo: Spoonful.com

  • Mushroom and Leek Quiche 21 of 21
    Mushroom and Leek Quiche

    A quiche is always an excellent dinner idea. Make this easy cheesy quiche recipe for dinner tonight. If you want, change up the ingredients and add diced bacon or ham for extra protein!

    Photo: Brooklyn Supper

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