45+ Best Fall Casseroles for Pure Weeknight-Dinner Comfort

For best results, pair with a warm sweater and a hot cup of tea.

cozy fall casseroles
Brian Woodcock

Every year, as the weather cools down, we find ourselves craving comfort food meals. That's why we've gathered this collection of our favorite fall casserole recipes. Whether you're preparing breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this list of crazy-good casseroles has you covered. And because these recipes are baked in one dish, there's minimal clean-up required, which is a big plus.

fall casseroles tuna noodle casserole
Ian Palmer
1 of 46
30-Minute Tuna Noodle Casserole

This comfort-food classic has it all: It's easy to make, uses mostly pantry ingredients (hello potato chip topping) and is so satisfying that you'll wish you made more!

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ritzy ranch mac ’n’ cheese
Hector M. Sanchez
2 of 46
Ritzy Ranch Mac ’n’ Cheese

Regular mac 'n' cheese is already pretty good, but the right mix of cheese, plus a little powdered ranch mix and some Ritz crackers turns it into "how-did-you-make-this" great.

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cauliflower mac and cheese
3 of 46
Cauliflower Mac 'n' Cheese

Want to sneak some healthy veggies into your meal without protests from the kids? With this recipe, they'll clean their plate.

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sausage and cheese lasagna
Hector M. Sanchez
4 of 46
Sausage and Cheese Lasagna

Like the best casseroles, this comes together in just one skillet. And unlike most lasagna recipes, you can make this in under an hour!

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scalloped oysters recipe thanksgiving potluck ideas
Dana Gallagher
5 of 46
Scalloped Oyster Casserole

The trick to keeping this deliciously creamy dish at its best: Put the crushed saltine topping on right before serving.

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southern thanksgiving menu broccoli cauliflower gratin
Dana Gallagher
6 of 46
Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin

We think this Gruyère-based sauce could go on just about anything, especially broccoli and cauliflower. Don't forget to add a pinch of fresh nutmeg.

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casserole recipe biscuits
Brian Woodcock
7 of 46
Shrimp Chowder with Herb Drop Biscuits

Have guests coming in an hour? Thirty minutes at the stove, and you'll wow them with plump shrimp and herb-flecked biscuits.

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southern thanksgiving menu potato gratin
Brian Woodock
8 of 46
Hasselback Potato Gratin

Cheese, cheese, potato, and—oh yeah, some more cheese. This Hasselback potato gratin is packed with Parmesan and Gruyère, which makes it a must-have dish.

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southern thanksgiving menu brussels sprouts
Brian Woodcock
9 of 46
Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Everyone will be enjoying their vegetables with this dish. It's filled with Gruyère cheese.

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fall casseroles green bean
Johnny Miller
10 of 46
Green Bean Casserole with Fried Shallots

The traditional mix of green beans, onions, and mushrooms is amped up with caramelized onions and a touch of Parmesan cheese.

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fall casseroles potato and manchego
Andrew Purcell
11 of 46
Potato and Manchego Casserole with Maple Bacon

This hearty dish is delicious as is, but the recipe includes healthier swaps to lighten the calories—and your taste buds won't know the difference.

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fall casseroles yellow squash
Ed Anderson
12 of 46
Southern Yellow-Squash Casserole

Use up your yellow squash before it goes out of season with this casserole, filled with veggies and cheese.

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fall casseroles swiss chard and lamb
Brian Woodcock
13 of 46
Swiss Chard-and-Lamb Bake

The flaky top to this bake, made from phyllo, offers a light layer to balance the heartier ingredients beneath it.

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Charlie Gillette
14 of 46
French Onion Chicken Casserole

Picture all the things you love about French onion soup—the rich, brothy onions, toasted bread, and cheese—but as a casserole.

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fall casseroles sausage grits
Brian Woodcock
15 of 46
Sausage & Grits Lasagna

Southerners won't be able to get enough of this dish. Stone-ground grits replace the noodles for a unique—and tasty—meal.

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fall casserole recipes
Brian Woodcock
16 of 46
Squash Casserole

This creamy casserole's crumbly topping is (surprisingly!) made from crushed butter crackers.

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17 of 46
Green Bean and Barley Chicken Casserole

With creamy chicken and green beans topped with iconic cheese crackers, this dish is a nostalgic nod to Nanas everywhere.

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Brian Woodcock
18 of 46
Meatball and Spinach Baked Ziti

Kids picky eaters? Loaded with cheese, pasta, and tender meatballs, this bake guarantees that every plate will be wiped clean.

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queso flameado
Steve Giralt; Food styling by Anne Disrude; Prop styling by Erin Swift
19 of 46
Queso Flameado

The gooey deliciousness of queso flameado is as Texan as Friday night football. This dish is traditionally served flambé — but that's a little scary, so we added the liquor to the mixture instead.

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we've taken a traditional chicken casserole and added some mexican flavors for a new and delicious take on a family favorite dish recipe king ranch chicken noodle casserole
Kate Sears
20 of 46
King Ranch Chicken Noodle Casserole

We've taken a traditional chicken casserole and added some Mexican flavors for a new and delicious take on a family favorite dish.

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french onion spaghetti pie
Kate Sears
21 of 46
French Onion Spaghetti Pie

This hearty noodle casserole contains all the same great flavors of a classic French onion soup, but in an easier dish to make and to eat.

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casserole recipes pie sheperds
Kana Okada
22 of 46
Shepherd's Pie

A great way to use up leftovers, Shepherd's Pie is the quintessential comfort food: mashed potatoes, veggies, and ground turkey.

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fall casseroles chicken wild rice
Half Baked Harvest
23 of 46
Autumn Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

Not only is this one-pot wonder delicious fresh out of the oven, but it's also tasty when enjoyed as leftovers. (If you have any left, that is!)

Get the recipe at Half Baked Harvest.

fall casseroles french onion soup
The Cookie Rookie
24 of 46
French Onion Soup Casserole

If you're a fan of French onion soup, you'll love this version even more than the classic take. It's still filled with all your favorite goods—including melty Gruyére cheese and crispy slices of baguette—but it's so much easier to make.

Get the recipe at The Cookie Rookie.

fall casseroles beef noodle
Dinner at the Zoo
25 of 46
Beef Noodle Casserole

Once you try this meaty meal, prepare to be making it on repeat. It's a kid-approved dish the adults will also enjoy.

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fall casseroles broccoli
Recipe Runner
26 of 46
Broccoli, Chicken, and Cheese Wild Rice Casserole

Thanks to a blanket of not one, but two types of cheese, this meal will even get your little ones eating their vegetables. In fact, they might even be asking for seconds!

Get the recipe at Recipe Runner.

fall casseroles sausage rice
The Recipe Critic
27 of 46
Sausage and Rice Casserole

Prepare for all the praise after you've served your loved ones a plate of this mix. This blogger writes her recipe will "wow the entire family."

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fall casseroles chicken enchilada
Jo Cooks
28 of 46
Chicken Enchilada Rice Casserole

Although this blogger used Basmati rice in her Mexican meal, you can use any type you'd like. Simple white or brown rice would be just as tasty.

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fall casseroles cowboy
Chelsea's Messy Apron
29 of 46
Crock-Pot Cowboy Casserole

Believe it or not, this slow cooker casserole is a mere 200 calories per serving. You can enjoy seconds—and thirds!—without an ounce of guilt.

Get the recipe at Chelsea's Messy Apron.

fall casseroles chicken alfredo
30 of 46
Chicken Alfredo Casserole

Feel free to completely customize this "million dollar" bake with your favorite meat and cheese. No matter what you decide, it's bound to be yummy.

Get the recipe at Carlsbad Cravings.

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