There is no better way to enjoy the holiday season than with some delicious, comforting casseroles. Whether you want to treat your family to nice weeknight meals or you're hosting a potluck party, casseroles are a fantastic way to feed a crowd. These casseroles are especially perfect for the latter part of the year over the holidays because of their ingredients. Some of them include veggies that are hearty and perfect for fall and winter, like sweet potatoes, butternut squash, or other types of winter squash.
Other options on this list are just downright comfort food, like the Melty Chili Bake Casserole. Although most of these casseroles are ideal for dinner, we did sneak in a couple of options for breakfast, too! Prepare a wonderful Weight Watchers Holiday French Toast Casserole, or enjoy a savory Sweet Potato Egg Breakfast Casserole. The choice is yours, and your loved ones will surely appreciate whichever option you go with.
We are starting the list off strong with our Holiday French Toast Casserole recipe! This casserole is incredibly indulgent and perfect for celebrating. However, it is also Weight Watchers friendly, so you can relax knowing that you are enjoying something healthy. For this dish, you will need whole wheat bread, peaches, eggs, almond milk, and stevia. Of course, the cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla extract give the dish a charming touch too.
If you love creamed spinach, you should definitely try this casserole. The base of the dish is creamed spinach, except it's topped with a buttery, crispy Ritz cracker topping. Serve this as a side dish to a simple protein such as salmon or chicken. This recipe comprises spinach, cream of mushroom soup, milk, cheddar cheese, and sour cream. Then, you will need a few ingredients for the crispy topping!
Try this recipe by Wellness by Kay! This recipe is ideal for the holiday season because it only requires a few ingredients, so you don't need to spend too much time in the kitchen. You can pop this in the oven and spend time with your family! All you need is ground turkey, sweet potatoes, zucchini, parmesan, and seasonings. As you can see, it has a simple composition, yet it is full of indulgent flavors.
We recommend this unique recipe because it has the perfect flavor balance! The Buffalo chicken gives it a fiery undertone, while the sweet potatoes provide their natural sweetness. It also has broccoli, onions, and crispy bacon pieces! This is a healthy dish and will certainly become a new family favorite. This recipe makes eight servings, and it also has an option to double it easily if you are serving it for a larger group of people!
There's nothing like enjoying a delicious, beefy chili in the heart of winter. This recipe is so simple yet so sophisticated. It includes tomato sauce, corn, black beans, green chilies, onions, and tortillas. What makes it unique is that you can either use extra lean ground beef or bison meat! With hints of cumin, garlic powder, oregano, and cheddar cheese, it has all of the classic chili flavors and more.
Butternut squash casserole is perfect during the holidays. The texture and flavor of butternut squash is just so delicious! However, this recipe by Jar of Lemons is unique because it includes a fiery kick due to the Spicy Southwest seasoning with crushed red pepper and paprika. This dish also has bell peppers, black beans, ground beef, kale, and shredded cheese! If you didn't know, kale is a superfood and is great for your body!
Here is a breakfast casserole for you to try out. It is actually vegetarian! However, if your family prefers a meaty breakfast, you can also include some chopped breakfast sausage or another type of meat. When you follow this recipe to a tee, it involves mushrooms, spinach, garlic, green onions, goat cheese, and eggs. It is quite delicious on its own, and it serves 12 hungry people.
Believe it or not, this cheesy, savory recipe is keto-friendly. It gives you all of the classic flavors of a broccoli and cheese casserole with more because it also has garlic, onion powder, and fresh spinach. The broccoli gives this recipe substance, and the mozzarella gives it a delicious flavor. The best part is that it only takes 30 minutes to bake, which is relatively quick for a casserole!
This recipe has both butternut squash and sweet potatoes! It is a delicious combination. However, what we find so unique about this dish is the use of dried fruit. You can include some dried cranberries and raisins, which give a sweet flavor and chewy texture. Moreover, when you make this dish, you will need brown rice, wild rice, nutmeg, cinnamon, and other seasonings. A dash of balsamic vinegar and maple syrup gives it complex flavors.
There is no better time to enjoy our Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole than around the holidays! You can try this on Christmas or another holiday, but it's also just delicious to enjoy during the fall and winter months due to its comforting flavors and textures. This recipe includes cream cheese, sour cream, corn, seasonings, and a three-cheese shredded cheese blend. On top, you will find buttery, yet crispy Ritz crackers to contrast the saucy foundation!
This breakfast casserole is much more unique than the average! Although it does have eggs as the base, it also has spinach and sweet potatoes, which gives it an extra savory flavor. Moreover, you can use some taco seasoning, garlic powder, cheese, and milk, which complements the eggs and vegetables. This is a great make-ahead meal. Prepare it the night before and bake it in the morning so you can enjoy it quickly!
Here is another recipe that involves kale, but this one is quite different. It has delicious chicken breast, tender brown rice, tangy onions, and savory chicken broth. It also has its own casserole spice blend, which ensures that it has a deep and indulgent flavor. Enjoy hints of garlic, onions, oregano, mustard, paprika, and more when you dig into this lovely casserole!
It's not every day that you see pecans, dried cranberries, brussels sprouts, and butternut squash all combined in a wonderful casserole. However, that is only the beginning. This dish also has cauliflower rice, tons of fresh and dried herbs, chicken sausage, and even a dash of cinnamon. The earthy flavors meld to create a meal that is worth remembering. Serve this on an actual holiday or just during the week, and your family will be blown away!
Although rice and pasta casseroles are delicious, sometimes you want something a bit different. This is when you can make this wonderful recipe with quinoa! It has tender butternut squash, umami garlic, gruyere cheese, sun-dried tomato pesto, and corn. There is also some kale, onions, and seasonings to give it a rich flavor. This recipe serves six people, and it takes 45 minutes from start to finish.