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.
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!
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.
Want to sneak some healthy veggies into your meal without protests from the kids? With this recipe, they'll clean their plate.
Like the best casseroles, this comes together in just one skillet. And unlike most lasagna recipes, you can make this in under an hour!
The trick to keeping this deliciously creamy dish at its best: Put the crushed saltine topping on right before serving.
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.
Have guests coming in an hour? Thirty minutes at the stove, and you'll wow them with plump shrimp and herb-flecked biscuits.
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.
Everyone will be enjoying their vegetables with this dish. It's filled with Gruyère cheese.
The traditional mix of green beans, onions, and mushrooms is amped up with caramelized onions and a touch of Parmesan cheese.
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.
Use up your yellow squash before it goes out of season with this casserole, filled with veggies and cheese.
The flaky top to this bake, made from phyllo, offers a light layer to balance the heartier ingredients beneath it.
Picture all the things you love about French onion soup—the rich, brothy onions, toasted bread, and cheese—but as a casserole.
Southerners won't be able to get enough of this dish. Stone-ground grits replace the noodles for a unique—and tasty—meal.
This creamy casserole's crumbly topping is (surprisingly!) made from crushed butter crackers.
With creamy chicken and green beans topped with iconic cheese crackers, this dish is a nostalgic nod to Nanas everywhere.
Kids picky eaters? Loaded with cheese, pasta, and tender meatballs, this bake guarantees that every plate will be wiped clean.
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.
We've taken a traditional chicken casserole and added some Mexican flavors for a new and delicious take on a family favorite dish.
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.
A great way to use up leftovers, Shepherd's Pie is the quintessential comfort food: mashed potatoes, veggies, and ground turkey.
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.
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.
Once you try this meaty meal, prepare to be making it on repeat. It's a kid-approved dish the adults will also enjoy.
Get the recipe at Dinner at the Zoo.
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.
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."
Get the recipe at The Recipe Critic.
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.
Get the recipe at Jo Cooks.
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.