Long Live The Casserole! 15 Easy, Updated Weeknight Dinners For The Whole Family

Casserole gets some crazy good updates in these fresh, modern recipes. And, it’s a good thing, because casseroles are so perfect for so many reasons. They’re easy to prep ahead of time, feed a crowd, take just minutes to make, and bake while you clean the kitchen. The only thing keeping casseroles from my kitchen table before now was the feeling that serving casserole somehow meant serving a big, soggy pan of food I’d never otherwise feed my children.

But these 15 recipes are different. Full of inventive new flavors, yet still easy to toss together (no cream of chicken or cans of green beans needed); isn’t it time you give the casserole another chance? Click through, prepare to drool, then get dinner on the table in style tonight. These 15 recipes will show you how!

  • Casserole for Dinner 1 of 16

    Forget the tater tot slop! These 15 gorgeous casseroles have been brought from the 1950's and offer up modern, new flavors your family will love to eat!

  • Caribbean Tuna Casserole 2 of 16

    Warning:  This is not your mama's casserole.  Be prepared for an onslaught of fresh caribbean flavors and loads of good-for-you veggies!

    Get the recipe for Caribbean Tuna Casserole

  • Back To School Pizza Casserole 3 of 16

    This casserole pleases even the pickiest palates, and can be tossed together in a jiffy!

    Get the recipe for Back To School Pizza Casserole

  • Easiest Chile Casserole 4 of 16

    This casserole comes together in a snap, and is bursting with south of the border flavor!

    Get the recipe for Easiest Chile Casserole

  • Roasted Vegetable Baked Ziti 5 of 16

    Comfort food gets a healthy makeover with this vibrant, delicious baked ziti!

    Get the recipe for Roasted Vegetable Baked Ziti

  • Creamy Butternut Squash And Shrimp Pasta Bake 6 of 16

    You'll love the fall flavors in this creamy, satisfying casserole!

    Get the recipe for Creamy Butternut Squash and Shrimp Pasta Bake

  • Quick Turkey, Leek, and Proscuitto Cassoulet 7 of 16

    Any leftover meat can be tossed into this quick and tasty French casserole!

    Get the recipe for Quick Turkey, Leek, and Proscuitto Cassoulet

  • Chicken Curry With Carrots And Parsnips 8 of 16

    Coconut milk, curry, and ginger create a wonderful aromatic dish that's light yet hearty!

    Get the recipe for Chicken Curry With Carrots And Parsnips

  • Spicy Pumpkin Enchiladas 9 of 16

    Give your enchiladas a delightful new taste with pumpkin, jalapeno, and queso fresco cheese- you'll love the change! 

    Get the recipe for Spicy Pumpkin Enchiladas

  • Jalapeno Popper Cauliflower Casserole 10 of 16

    This creamy, cheesy, spicy dish makes a great low-carb side! 

    Get the recipe from I Breath I'm Hungry

  • Turkey, Spinach, Quinoa Casserole 11 of 16

    Quinoa's nutty taste and crunchy texture make it the perfect new casserole add-in!

    Get the recipe from I Food Real 

  • Creamy Leek And Bacon Pasta Bake 12 of 16

    Sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, leeks, and bacon give this pasta bake incredible flavor!  

    Get the recipe from Abbe's Cooking Antics

  • Stuffed Cabbage Casserole 13 of 16

    This casserole is decadent, cheesy, and loaded with healthy, good-for-you cabbage!

    Get the recipe from A Cup of Marscapone

  • Mexican Simmered Eggs 14 of 16

    This spicy Mexican vegetarian casserole with simmered eggs and tortilla chips makes the perfect one-pot midweek meal!

    Get the recipe from The Whimsical Wife

  • Vegetarian Greek Lentil Casserole 15 of 16

    This delicious meatless dinner is brimming with Greek seasoned veggies and creamy crumbled feta! 

    Get the recipe from Kalyn's Kitchen

  • Mexican Chicken And Quinoa Casserole 16 of 16

    Chop up your farmer's market bounty and throw it in this tasty, good-for-you casserole! 

    Get the recipe from MJ and Hungryman

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