7 Reasons Why Casseroles are Due for a Comeback

August 2019

7 Reasons Why Casseroles are Due for a Comeback

Somehow, somewhere, casseroles got a bad rep, but we’re here to champion these one-dish wonders.

One Dish Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole

1. One Dish, Less Mess

Let's start with the basics. By nature, casseroles are the OG of one-dish recipes. These all-in-one meals pack a punch of flavor without leaving a sink full of dishes to clean up afterwards.

Recipe to Try: One Dish Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Crispy Chicken Strips Loaded Potato Casserole

2. A Forkful of Comfort

Maybe it's the memories they evoke, or maybe it's the cheese, but nothing beats a warm casserole as a pick-me-up when you need a little comfort.

Recipe to Try: Crispy Chicken Strips Loaded Potato Casserole

Chicken Pizza Bake

3. Lunches & Leftovers

No need to wake up early to get those lunches packed. Put a slice of leftover casserole in a to-go container and you are G2G!

Recipe to Try: Chicken Pizza Bake

Homestyle Breakfast Casserole

4. Any Meal of the Day

Casseroles just aren’t that into labels. They’re not committed to one meal. Breakfast casseroles are perfect for a weekend brunch.

Recipe to Try: Homestyle Breakfast Casserole

Paleo Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Casserole

5. Homey Can be Healthy

Forget the limits of what you think casseroles can be. Keto, paleo or regular old omnivore—no matter what your diet, there’s a casserole for you.

Recipe to Try: Paleo Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Casserole

Chicken and Waffle Breakfast Casserole

6. Dial Up a Classic

Any classic dish can be transformed into something more by updating it as a casserole. From pizza to pasta, these versatile vessels take the usual and make it memorable. We’re pretty sure that’s what a “glow up” is.

Recipe to Try: Chicken and Waffle Breakfast Casserole

7. Make It Your Own

The best thing about casseroles? They’re easy to customize! Add your favorite ingredients to any casserole recipe and make it your own. Amp up our Chicken Pizza Bake with some red peppers, throw a dash of cayenne into your Crispy Chicken Strips Loaded Potato Casserole or swap out rice for pasta in the One Dish Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole. Casseroles are a forgiving food and welcome creativity in the kitchen.



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