9 warm and cozy casserole recipes

It’s time for meals that are the food equivalent of a woolly sweater and warm socks: layers of saucy, meaty, cheesy goodness packed into one big bubbling dish.

By Today's Parent
9 warm and cozy casserole recipes

Photo: Erik Putz

Cozy casserole recipes

Cheese Stuffed Giant Shells

Put your big kid to work spooning the filling into these yummy stuffed giant shells. When the baking is done, let her garnish with fresh basil. Get the recipe: Cheese Stuffed Giant Shells

casserole dish of stuffed pasta shellsPhoto: Erik Putz

The New Tuna Casserole

This no-fuss casserole has all the comforting flavours of your childhood and is quick and easy on busy weeknights. Get the recipe: The New Tuna Casserole

9 warm and cozy casserole recipesPhoto: Roberto Caruso


Easy Braised Beef Lasagna

Forgo ground beef in favour of braised beef. You won’t regret making the switch when you sink your teeth into solid pieces of melt-in-your-mouth roast. Get the recipe: Easy Braised Beef Lasagna

Le Creuset baking dish with lasagna

Chicken Pot Pie

Double up your favourite chicken recipe, then use the leftovers to churn out this classic. It’s creamy chicken stew tucked underneath a seasme seed studded crust. Perfection. Get the recipe: Chicken Pot Pie

casserole dish with creamy chicken pot pie topped with a sesame seed studded crustPhoto: Jim Norton

Chili Mac

Comfort foods collide! Imagine classic chili made heartier with twisty pasta and layers of cheese. Trust us: the kids will love this one. Get the recipe: Chili Mac

cheesy pasta with beef and beansPhoto: Erik Putz


Turkey-Bulgur Cabbage Rolls

Roll up a hearty, lean filling of turkey and bulgur, a whole grain that’s rich in protein and fibre. Get the recipe: Turkey-Bulgur Cabbage Rolls

two cabbage rolls with tomato sauce on a platePhoto: Erik Putz

Eggplant Parmesan Rolls

This speedy spin on classic eggplant parmesan is great for vegetarian and gluten-free eaters (use gluten-free panko or skip it). Get the recipe: Eggplant Parmesan Rolls

plate of eggplant parm with green beansPhoto: Erik Putz

Chicken Enchiladas

Give your kids the whole enchilada—in just 40 minutes! Get the recipe: Chicken Enchiladas

roasting pan with rolled up chicken enchiladasPhoto: Erik Putz


Mashed Potato Casserole

Everyone’s fave sidedish cranks it up a notch thanks to cream cheese and a crispy breadcrumb top. Get the recipe: Mashed Potato Casserole

casserole full of mashed potatoes with bread crumbsPhoto: Roberto Caruso

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This article was originally published on Nov 15, 2018

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