7+ easy casseroles that you can whip up in a pinch

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Casseroles are not always the most elegant and sophisticated dishes, but they are always full of flavor, and often they have been made the same way for generations. Recipes that have stood the test of time clearly have something special to offer.
The casserole recipes below are both easy to make and filled with hearty ingredients, making them a classic choice for any family weeknight dinner. Check them out and be sure to remember them the next time you need an easy dinner solution.
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Chicken alfredo casserole
Creamy, rich and so darn tasty! This wonderfully delicious chicken alfredo casserole recipe is the perfect meal for any day of the week. The rich creamy flavor of the Alfredo sauce pairs perfectly with the combination of spinach and chicken.
Easy pizza casserole
It's well-known fact that everyone and their mother loves pizza. OK, so perhaps it's not a fact, but you'd be hard-pressed to find someone who opposes the deliciousness that is cheese, bread and tomato sauce baked together. Throw in toppings of choice and you're really in for a treat, like this easy pizza casserole recipe.
Easy chicken parm casserole
Face it: Cooking dinner after a long day of work or school is not always an appealing task. After exerting mental or physical energy all day, it's likely that you don't want to be meticulously following a complex recipe for an hour. If you'd rather make something quick and easy – but also delicious – this recipe is for you.
Cheesy corn casserole
You'll love this cheesy corn casserole because it’s a quick comfort food that is easy to make. It’s a delicious side dish for the holidays or to bring along to a potluck. Even better is that there are no dirty dishes to clean up besides the casserole dish. Delicious food and easy cleanup – who doesn’t love that?
Grandma's chicken casserole
Sometimes you just need to get dinner on the table. You don't have a whole lot of time for prep, and you certainly don't want to be standing over the stove after a long day. However, you also want to eat something that's full of flavor and doesn't feel as though you've skimped on anything. This recipe is the solution.
Easy cottage pie casserole
Although we've all heard of shepherd's pie, many of us might not be as familiar with its lesser-known culinary sibling: cottage pie. Cottage pie, in its most basic form, is simply shepherd's pie that uses beef instead of ground lamb. This British classic has been warming family bellies for generations, and there's no reason why that should stop any time soon.
Hash brown casserole
Hash browns are a favorite breakfast staple, and this recipe gives a whole new meaning to "scattered, smothered and covered."
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