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15 Casseroles You Should Add to Your Cookbook

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Who doesn't love a one-dish wonder for dinner? After a busy day, getting a comforting dinner on the table that everyone will love can be difficult. And the clean up? Even easier! From breakfast to dinner — casseroles can be thrown together with ease and deserve a spot on your dinner table.

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1. New Tuna Casserole

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Out with the old and in with the new! See ya later bland and boring, this New Tuna Casserole is taking over from here. Steaming with familiar, nostalgic flavors, this reinvented classic is still creamy and cheesy as ever, but this time, with two kinds of cheese. Plus, the selection of tender veggies mixed in for this one makes it feel a tad more mature. To add a little more excitement to the usual panko topping, crispy potato chips are mixed in for a salty crunch you'll soon be craving! See? Our New Tuna Casserole is so much better! There's always so much reward when trying new things!

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2. Cowgirl Casserole

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Girl, you've got this one right and we are lovin' it! Cowgirl Casserole rounds up some of the greatest Tex-Mex flavors and puts them all in one place. Be the queen (or king) of the rodeo (kitchen) when you corral red and green bell peppers and diced tomatoes with green chilies into a creamy, seasoned sauce. Lasso it up with shredded chicken, cheddar cheese, and delicious corn tortillas for your cowboy's delight! Get in the dinner saddle with Cowgirl Casserole and rein in some of the best taste in the West (AKA, your dinner table). Giddy up!

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3. Go-To Noodle Casserole

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If you don't already have a dish on your list that you can always count on to fill you up and satisfy your cravings, then consider this your new Go-To Noodle Casserole! Once you taste this savory, cheesy, crunchy chicken-and-noodle bake for yourself, you'll understand why we find ourselves making it again and again. And before that, you'll experience just how easy this comforting dish is to prep, which will win you over before you even taste it! It's always good to have a solid foundation of tasty, easy bakes on hand and our Go-To Noodle Casserole matches all the qualifications needed to make our regular rotation!

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4. Sandra Bullock's Beef Casserole

Sandra Bullock's Beef Casserole

Well, this dish certainly blindsides your taste buds! It's true, Sandra Bullock's Beef Casserole is so hearty and filling, it has its own gravity! Juicy, savory ground beef is always a great proposal for protein, but buttery egg noodles, creamy and tangy sour cream, and melty cheddar cheese really bring the heat! Seriously, you wouldn't want to miss Sandra Bullock's Beef Casserole while you were sleeping! Speed to your table and wake up your taste buds with every bite! (For the record, we really did try to work a Miss Congeniality pun in here, but we simply lacked the practical magic...!)

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5. Marg's Meatloaf Casserole

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Marg is just one of those gals that instinctively knows how to host. Before you walk in, she's got the candles lit, the house cleaned, and all the tasty things baked. You know what we mean? She loves a good dinner party, too. Not one of those fancy, stuffy ones, though. More like the relaxed, all are welcome, Southern charm kinda ones. Her go-to dish is her Marg's Meatloaf Casserole and we understand why, from experience. It's hearty, meaty, veggie-filled, and topped with creamy mashed potatoes... yum! She's mastered it and it tastes better and better each time she serves it. Now you'll understand why we always want to be invited over to her house, and she loves to have us, so it's a win-win! Whenever you have a dinner party on the calendar, you can count on Marg's Meatloaf Casserole to make you look like the host or hostess with the most-est, without ever trying too hard!

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6. Omaha's Reuben Bake

Omaha's Reuben Bake

The Gateway to the West delivers a casserole with some delicatessen charm to it! Omaha's Reuben Bake layers all of the fixin's for a classic Reuben sandwich... the delightfully flavorful rye bread, the savory and salty pastrami, the tangy sauerkraut and pickles, and the melty Swiss cheese. It even adds caraway seeds for the full authentic flavor! Nebraskans and Americans all over will find something to love about Omaha's Reuben Bake.

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7. Ramen Dump Casserole

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Take a note from your college days and let an all-too-familiar meal option make a debut with this family friendly dish. Layer a creamy scallion-cream-cheese-based sauce atop some ramen noodles with a scatter of shredded chicken, broccoli, and cheddar cheese, and give your roommates, ahem, your family, something to cheer about. Give it the old college try with Ramen Dump Casserole. It's always a winner!

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8. Creamy Salad Casserole

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Okay, hear us out. Creamy Salad Casserole isn't as crazy as it sounds! You can put your mind at ease knowing that this is a cold dish, not baked like normal casseroles are. It's really just a regular, fresh, and crunchy salad, topped with all the good things like crispy bacon bits, tender peas, and salty cheese. You're sure to love the creamy, tangy dressing that's tossed in... it's bound to make you excited about this fresh fix. It's only placed in a casserole dish to easily feed the masses, so don't worry. There's nothing strange about this one! Perfect for cookouts, potlucks, and anything in between, the Creamy Salad Casserole simply makes sure everyone gets in their greens!

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9. Catch-All Casserole

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If you've got a little bit of this and a little bit of that in your kitchen that needs to be used up, this Catch-All Casserole is your perfect solution! Cleaning out the shelves has never been tastier thanks to this cheesy, creamy chicken and veggie bake that's got just about everything in it but the kitchen sink! It even lets you use that bread that's nearing the end of its shelf life to add a yummy, crispy crunch. Who knew pinching pennies could be so tasty?! Enjoy a tasty meal while getting a great deal with Catch-All Casserole!

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10. Va-Va-Va-Voom Bake

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The Va-Va-Va-Voom Bake is a casserole for people on the go, in a hurry, or just without the patience for slower bakes. Instead, Va-Va-Va-Voom Bake has a need for speed; all it asks you to do is mix everything together and then bake it with some cheese. In a flash, your taste buds have arrived in the meaty, spicy, savory, Tex-Mex-inspired flavor land they've been dreaming of, with tender rice, summery corn, and zesty seasonings baked right in! Va-Va-Va-Voom Bake is on a roll and the taste will have you rolling through the good times!

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11. French Onion Chicken Bake

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When you want good comfort food and you want it fast, you always need those go-to casseroles that never let you down. This quick and delicious French Onion Chicken Bake is the perfect pick that checks all the boxes. It has juicy chicken, melted cheddar cheese, a rich and creamy French onion sauce, all topped with crunchy crispy fried onions... check, check, check, and check! You and your family will love this French Onion Chicken Bake! It's definitely downhome comfort food; really good, real fast!

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12. Tall Stack Casserole

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Why has no one ever tried this before?! A French toast casserole, but with pancakes! It's brilliant! Tall Stack Casserole has layers of fluffy pancakes soaked in a rich and creamy custard and baked until set and tender. Then it's served with butter and maple syrup, the great pancake partners, so each bite is sweet, filling, and decadent! Tall Stack Casserole is a bread pudding you can eat in the morning! And that sounds pretty good to us!

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13. Sunny-In-Philadelphia Bake

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Ah, good ole Philly. Known as The Birthplace of America and also for the fantastic invention of the Philly cheesesteak, there's a lot of fun facts and rich history to come from that place. If you feel like ringin' some of its delicious flavor into your own meal, here's the Sunny-In-Philadelphia Bake! You're sure to declare this pasta-based, cheesesteak-inspired, warm, and melty casserole as a national landmark. Okay, well maybe not that extreme, but it sure is good and celebrates some of the best tastes to come from one of the most transformative cities in the U.S. Three cheers to the Sunny-In-Philadelphia Bake! Here's to making all the Philadelphians proud!

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14. Favorite Fajita Bake

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Consider this your warning! Once you try this Favorite Fajita Bake, you might never go back to the sizzling-skillet kind. But don't worry, you'll still get to experience that same soul-stirring sizzle... just in a new way. With tender veggies tossed in a tangy tomato sauce, plus juicy chicken and soft tortilla pieces, our Favorite Fajita Bake brings it all together in yummy casserole form. This savory swap is sure to become the top main attraction at your dinner table.

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15. Baked Crack Chicken Casserole

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We won't beat around the bush about it because it's plain and simple with this one. Baked Crack Chicken Casserole is just delicious. Creamy, cheesy, and super easy, this chicken-filled, cracker-topped dish satisfies all your savory cravings and then some! You see what we mean? There's no need to keep going on and on about it because you'll experience the most joy when you actually try this Baked Crack Chicken Casserole! No sugar-coating (or in this case, we should say butter-coating) needed. It's just good eatin'!

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Yum! What's for dinner at your house?

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