Who can say no to a deep, large pan with some piping hot comfort food? Casseroles are one of the most loved dishes around the world for a reason. Whether you go for lasagna, baked pasta, pot pie or an enchilada, these dishes are simple, scrumptious, filling meals.
Because they’re so filling, casseroles are perfect to take to a housewarming or pot luck or to cook for your loved ones at home. The possibilities are endless as almost any casserole recipe will come in handy to serve up for dinner or lunch. Here are our top 5 casserole recipes to try at home.
Chicken casserole recipe
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Step 2: As the oven preheats, boil 4 chicken breast halves for about 30 minutes until they are thoroughly cooked on the inside. Chop these into small pieces and place them in your casserole dish.
Step 3: Combine a quarter cup of chopped onions and mushrooms with 1 can of cream of chicken soup and some sour cream. Pour this mixture over the pieces of chicken and place some buttery crackers on top of it.
Step 4: Cover your chicken casserole dish with some foil and bake it at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
You can sprinkle a mix of cheese, butter and bread crumbs on top of the crackers for a creamier dish.
Green bean casserole recipe
Step 1: Preheat the Paoven to 350 degrees.
Step 2: Mix a can of cream of mushroom soup with ¾ cup of milk and a pinch of ground pepper in a casserole dish. Next, stir in about 450 grams of fresh green beans and a cup of fried onions and allow this to bake for 30 minutes.
Step 3: Remove the dish from the oven and top it with a few more fried onions and allow your green bean casserole to bake for another 5 minutes till the onions are slightly golden brown.
Vegetable casserole recipe
Step 1:Stir a can of cream of mushroom soup with a cup of Swiss cheese, ⅔ a cup of sour cream, a pinc h of black pepper, and 450 grams each of well-cooked and chopped broccoli, carrot, onion and cauliflower in a shallow casserole dish.
Step 2: Bake your vegetable casserole for 20 minutes at 400 degrees until it starts to bubble a little. Remove the dish from the oven and stir the mixture. Top the mixture with about two cups of shredded cheese.
Step 3: Allow your veggie bake to sit in the oven for another 5 minutes until a golden crust forms.
You can add smoked paprika, thyme, lentils and garlic for a Mediterranean twist.
Tuna casserole recipe
Step 1: In a large pot, bring some water to boil, and then add some egg noodles and 2 cups of frozen green peas. You can add other chopped vegetables of your choice as well. Stir the noodles until they are cooked well. Strain the water out of the pot.
Step 2: Take a large serving of cream of mushroom soup, 150 grams of tuna fish, chopped onions and some ground pepper for taste into the pot with the noodles. On a medium flame, stir the contents of the pot until it reaches a thick consistency.
Step 3: Sprinkle some shredded cheese over your tuna casserole and cover it with a lid for a few minutes until the cheese has melted.
Egg casserole recipe
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and prep the dish with a coat of butter.
Step 2: In a skillet, saute 450 grams of sweet sausages, until they are a light brown and are cooked thoroughly. Break the sausages into small pieces and slowly add ½ a cup of chopped shallots with some minced garlic. Saute this mix for a few minutes, and then add some chopped parsley and sun-dried tomatoes. Stir this for a few more minutes.
Step 3: Take the casserole dish and spread the sausage mix inside. In a separate skillet, whisk 3 large egg yolks with 5 large eggs. Add in a cup of whipping cream, 2 cups of grated cheese, and a bit of salt, and blend the mixture well.
Step 4: Pour this mixture over the sausage mix in the casserole dish. Sprinkle more cheese and parsley on top to create a layer. Bake this egg casserole until you start to see the layer of cheese brown which usually takes about 30 minutes.
Casseroles are basically synonymous with the words ‘comfort food’, and these casserole recipes are bound to be a favourite whenever you try your hand at one.
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