Casseroles are one of my favorite quick weekday dinners as they create a whole meal within one dish. Combining protein, vegetables, and carbohydrates, they are a crowd-pleasing dish that the entire family will enjoy. The great thing about casseroles is that they can be stored in the fridge overnight, and many can even be frozen and cooked at a later date. I always like to double up on casserole recipes, so I can leave one in the freezer for when I’m in a rush to cook a good family dinner. Today I’ve compiled a selection of twenty of my favorite chicken casserole recipes that I hope you will enjoy cooking as much as I have.
20 Easy Chicken Casserole Recipes You Should Try
1. Chicken a la King Casserole with Noodles
This casserole dish contains all of the classic flavors of Chicken a la King, including a creamy and delicious sauce. Using wide or medium noodles, it’s an ideal dish for a family meal or even a potluck dinner. This recipe from The Spruce Eats is quick and easy to create on a busy weeknight and uses cream of chicken soup to make its tasty sauce.
2. Chicken with Fennel and Tarragon
This one-pot chicken casserole from Good Housekeeping requires only ten minutes of prep time, followed by a forty-five minute cooking time. It would be perfect served with green vegetables and wild rice, and the recipe combines chicken, fennel, onion, chicken stock, and crème Fraiche for a rich and flavorful dish.
3. Easy Potato & Chicken Casserole
Combining two of my favorite foods, this hearty recipe from Tatyana’s Everyday Food uses baby potatoes with chicken thighs and drumsticks dish and requires minimal prep time in the kitchen. The room will be filled with a delicious aroma as your dinner is cooking, and you’ll have a tasty dinner loaded with flavor that even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy.
4. Teriyaki Chicken Casserole
For a twist on a classic chicken casserole, try this recipe from Life in the Lofthouse that uses Teriyaki sauce as the base. This dish is packed with chicken, rice, and vegetables, creating a well-rounded and nutritious dinner. The best part about this recipe is the savory teriyaki sauce which gives an incredible flavor to the dish and really sets it apart from basic casserole recipes.
5. Cheesy Crack Chicken Casserole
Packed with ingredients everyone will love, this recipe from Sweet & Savory Meals is one of my favorite casserole dishes to serve to the whole family. It’s a delicious, warming comfort food dish that incorporates chicken, pasta, loads of cheese, and bacon. This dish only takes about one hour to both prep and cook, and it’s perfect for a quick weekday meal when you are limited on time.
6. Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Little Dairy on the Prairie shares this recipe for a chicken enchilada casserole that uses only simple and easy-to-find ingredients, like Campbell’s tomato soup, to create the perfect sauce. This dish is one of my go-to recipes I cook when I don’t have the time to put together an elaborate dinner. It literally takes minutes to throw all of the ingredients together and has quickly become a family-favorite meal.
7. Confetti Chicken Casserole
Eating Bird Food has created this confetti chicken casserole recipe which combines chicken, corn, and kale into a dish that is quick to throw together on a busy evening. It’s an easy way to get your children to eat more vegetables, and they’ll never even notice it thanks to the cheesy goodness of the cheddar and bacon toppings.
8. Fajita Chicken Casserole
Fajitas are a Mexican dish I can go to time and time again for a hearty meal I am sure my family will enjoy. I absolutely love serving them in casserole form, andEatwell 101 shares this recipe that is packed with flavor and can be prepped in just ten minutes. It’s a keto-friendly and low carb recipe that uses only a few simple ingredients which are seasoned to perfection with fajita spices.
9. Keto Chicken Casserole
Thanks to this recipe from Healthy Recipes, catering to different dietary requirements is even easier than ever before. This chicken casserole recipe is keto-friendly and extremely quick to put together. It’s an ideal dish to prepare when serving a group of friends and family, without having to spend hours cooking separate meals for everyone.
10. Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
This dish from Wholesome Yum combines some of my all-time favorite flavors and meats to make a filling weekday dinner. The recipe creates a low carb, cheesy dish that will be enjoyed by kids and teens alike. It uses just seven ingredients and requires only five minutes of prep time.
11. French Chicken Casserole a la Normande
This seasonal casserole dish is perfect for fall evenings and slowly cooks chicken thighs and legs in a dry apple cider. It’s served with fried apple wedges that are a delicious addition to this dinner. Check out this recipe from Vikalinka which requires only ten minutes of prep time to create an ideal date-night dinner.
12. Easy Chicken Casserole
The Kellie Kitchen shares this keto-friendly and gluten-free recipe which combines chicken breast, broccoli, and cream cheese into a delicious dinner that will leave everyone begging for seconds. You’ll love how quick and easy this recipe is to create, as it only needs fifteen minutes of prep time, followed by twenty-five minutes in the oven for six generous servings.
13. Chicken and Rice Casserole
I love how easy it is to cook a complete meal thanks to this recipe from Green Healthy Cooking. Combining rice, chicken, and broccoli, you can cook all of these ingredients together in just one dish. You won’t even need to pre-boil the rice for this recipe, as it will cook to perfection in the oven.
14. Easy Mexican Chicken Casserole
There are so many great variations on Mexican casserole dishes, and this is one of my top picks. It combines penne pasta with black beans, corn, and cheese for an easy dinner that you can enjoy any night of the week. Live Love and Sugar shares this quick recipe that is best served with avocado and tomato on the top.
15. Creamy Buffalo Chicken Casserole
In under forty minutes, you’ll have this creamy buffalo chicken casserole from Six Sisters’ Stuff ready to serve. It’s the ideal dish for picky eaters and it isn’t too spicy. You’ll spend only fifteen minutes prepping everything in the kitchen, making this recipe ideal for feeding the whole family after a busy day at school and work.
16. Chicken Curry Casserole
If you are looking for a quick recipe for a date night or after a busy day in the office, I absolutely love this curry chicken casserole from 100 Days of Real Food. It’s recommended to cook the rice and chicken in advance so you can save some time in the evening. The best thing about this recipe is that you can simply adjust the amount of spice added to fit your desired heat level.
17. 4-Ingredient Chicken Pasta Casserole
For a delicious comfort food dish, try out this chicken pasta casserole from Gimme Delicious. I love this recipe because it uses only four ingredients and yet creates an amazingly flavor-packed dish the whole family will enjoy. You’ll simply combine pasta, pasta sauce, pre-cooked chicken, and cheese for a rich and creamy meal that will be a treat after a busy day. It’s perfect served with garlic breadsticks or a side salad for a complete meal.
18. Bacon Chicken Rosa Bake
Busy Creating Memories shares this recipe that’s ideal for a special occasion or date night. It uses pasta sauce alongside chicken and bacon for a creamy, savory dish. Thanks to using pre-made sauces, you’ll have the whole meal ready to serve in just twenty minutes, with only five minutes of hands-on time in the kitchen! To make this recipe even easier, it uses pre-cooked chicken pieces from your grocery store’s freezer section.
19. Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Casserole
This recipe is perfect for large families or groups of friends, as it makes individual casseroles containing spinach, artichoke, and chicken. The Food Network shows us how easy this dish is to create, and it’s best served with a golden biscuit on top. It takes about an hour to make, and you’ll have eight servings when this delicious meal is finished. It’s an ideal dish to serve at a winter dinner party this year.
20. Clean Eating Chicken Casserole
Clean Eating with Kids shares this classic chicken casserole dish that is perfect for any member of the family. Prepared using natural ingredients, it’s packed with winter vegetables to create a hearty and healthy dish. It’s made using only real food ingredients and is a budget-friendly dinner option. This casserole is the perfect way to impress your friends and family with your home cooking skills and doesn’t incorporate any instant gravies or preservatives into the recipe. When I’m in a rush, I always find it hard to find more nutritious recipes for my family, so this is a great option for a guilt-free dinner.
Casseroles are excellent for the cold winter nights that are upon us, and they allow me to feed my entire family a healthy and tasty meal without spending hours in the kitchen. As these recipes use only one dish or pan, I always appreciate the minimal cleaning up time required after eating. Whichever one of these recipes you decide to try first, I promise you the whole family will be impressed!
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