Cooktop Cove: 8 chicken casseroles that always steal the show at a potluck
By Melissa Earl
Who doesn't love chicken casserole? When done right, chicken casseroles are warm, hearty, and satisfying — total comfort food. They're also usually pretty easy to make, so they're perfect for potlucks!
You might already have your go-to chicken casserole recipe, but you still need to try some of these recipes out! They're way too amazing to ignore.
1. Baked chicken and penne pasta casserole (h/t TheWolfePit)
Chicken and penne pasta baked in tomato sauce with cheese on top... yum! This casserole is guaranteed to be a hit with even the pickiest eaters out there.
2. Creamy smothered chicken (h/t 12 Tomatoes)
This classic smothered chicken recipe calls for condensed cream of cheddar and cream of herbed chicken soups, but you could substitute those for cream of mushroom or whatever your personal favorite condensed soup is! It's so delicious that you're going to want to smother your whole plate in it.
3. Homestyle chicken and biscuits (h/t The Chunky Chef)
Creamy chicken and veggies with a layer of fluffy homemade drop biscuits on top... what's not to love about that? This chicken and biscuit casserole is the perfect way to warm up on chilly winter evenings!
4. Fajita chicken casserole (h/t Southern Bite)
If you're in the mood for some Mexican flavor, look no further than this delicious fajita chicken casserole! It comes together in under 30 minutes, so it's a great choice if you're in a rush as well.
5. Grandma's 4-ingredient 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. Get the full recipe here.
6. Chicken and waffles casserole (h/t Frugal Mom Eh)
Chicken and waffles are a classic combination, and it was definitely a genius idea to combine them together in a casserole! The best thing about this recipe is its versatility — it would be great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
7. Chicken divan casserole (h/t Genius Kitchen)
This traditional chicken divan casserole doesn't call for mayo or condensed cream soup, but it's well worth the bit of extra effort it takes to make! Serve it over rice for a filling and delicious meal.
8. Green chile chicken and rice casserole (h/t White Lights on Wednesday)
This green chile chicken and rice casserole is traditional comfort food with s delicious Southern twist! It's easy to throw together at the last minute, and your whole family is sure to love it.
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