12 Family Favorite Meat and Potato Casseroles

When you want soul-satisfying meat-and-potato main dishes, these top-rated casseroles are the recipes you need. They're one-dish wonders. And real family pleasers. Many rely on basic ingredients you'll likely have on hand. Give them a try!

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Buffalo Chicken Potato Casserole

Buffalo Chicken Potato Casserole
Buffalo Chicken Potato Casserole. apk979

Here's a great main dish that's ready in about 40 minutes. In this quick and easy recipe, Buffalo wing sauce gives a spicy kick to a casserole of hash browns, chopped chicken, Cheddar cheese, and cream of chicken soup. Top this tasty casserole off with crushed corn chips.

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Hamburger Potato Casserole

Hamburger Potato Casserole on a white dish

This creamy casserole is like a cross between a hamburger and a shepherd's pie, but requires just a few simple ingredients and very little prep work.

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Serbian Ground Beef, Veggie, and Potato Bake

ground beef and potatoes on a blue plate

This hearty, slightly spicy casserole features layers of potatoes, beef, and bell peppers seasoned with paprika, cinnamon, and cloves and simmered in half-and-half.

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes and Ham in a white bowl over a green and white dish towel
Culinary Envy

"This cheesy scalloped potatoes and ham-layered casserole dish features buttery potatoes and sweet hickory ham baked in a double Jack and Cheddar cheese sauce," says Culinary Envy. "It's a quick and easy recipe that's perfect this time of year as a holiday side dish, or delicious anytime as a cozy meal on a chilly night!"

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Tater Tots® Casserole

a serving of cheese-topped casserole in a white ceramic bowl garnished with a big sprig of Italian parsley

This comforting, classic casserole calls for layers of Tater Tots, cheese, ground beef, and seasonings. "My family loves this casserole," says Kristy. "It is easy to prepare and makes enough for two meals. Serve with a crisp salad and fresh pineapple for a complete meal your family will love!"

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Cheesy Beef and Bean Bake

Cheesy Beef and Bean Bake

This simple casserole features baked beans, instant mashed potatoes, Cheddar cheese, and browned ground beef. "A great recipe for those days when you want a tasty main dish without spending a lot of time in the kitchen," says Maggie Bomis.

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Pork Chop and Potato Casserole

Pork Chop and Potato Casserole

Pork chops are browned and baked in a creamy mushroom sauce with potatoes, onions, and cheese. "My family loves this recipe. It is easy and delicious," says WANTU.

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Meat and Potato Casserole

Cubes of London broil steak are browned and baked with potatoes, onions, green bell peppers, mushrooms, and a red-wine vinaigrette. "This recipe is a dream because it is so easy!" raves KPUTMAN. "You can substitute any meat for the London broil, and venison is the greatest substitution."

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Turkey Potato Casserole

Turkey Potato Casserole
Turkey Potato Casserole | Photo by Meredith.

A great way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers! "It's a family favorite and a hit at potlucks," says PEGGIKAYE EAGLER. "With leftovers, it's a breeze, made from scratch...it's work. Either way it's a hit and well worth the time. When I make it from scratch, I usually use chicken rather than turkey. "

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Hash Brown and Egg Casserole

Hash Brown and Egg Casserole
Dave Gonzalez

This hearty brunch casserole also makes a great breakfast-for-dinner option. It features sausage, onions, and lots of Cheddar.

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Ham, Potato and Broccoli Casserole

Ham, Potato and Broccoli Casserole

French fries are layered with ham and broccoli, smothered with a creamy soup mixture, and topped with cheese. "This is a great, easy to make, and nutritious casserole," says SURELEE. "You can add some macaroni pasta or try seasoning the potatoes before you bake. Put this dish in the freezer and bake whenever you're too lazy to cook! Can also be made with leftover cooked chicken."

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Carolyn's Chicken Tater Tot® Casserole

This comfort food casserole preps in 10 minutes and is on the table in about an hour. Boneless chicken strips, chicken gravy, and stuffing mix combine with cream of chicken soup, Tater Tots(R), and cheese. "This is a favorite go-to recipe for me that I usually have all the ingredients for in my kitchen and it tastes great," says Carolyn Coleman.

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