14 Fantastic Casseroles for a Crowd
Casseroles make a great dish for social gatherings. Whether it's a potluck, reunion, or you're having family over for the holidays, bringing a comforting casserole is always a guaranteed hit. You'll want to make sure everyone gets a bite of your delicious dish, so each of our rounded up recipes include eight hearty servings. Some of these can even be made ahead and warmed up later, or frozen before the baking stage and taken to a neighbor, friend, or loved one when they're ill.
King Ranch Chicken Casserole
A staple at Texan potlucks, this south-of-the-border casserole features layers of chicken, cheese, and tortillas.
Sloppy Joe Casserole
User Peggy says, "Everyone enjoyed eating and gave the dish a 'thumbs up.' I will definitely be making this recipe again and again."
Easy Tuna Casserole
Tuna bakes are super nostalgic, but they're always sure to please a crowd. All you need are five ingredients to make this classic casserole.
Tater Tot Taco Casserole
Totchos, or tater-tot nachos, are made easily portable in this decadent recipe. "I made this for dinner tonight and it was to die for!" says user loni.
Traditionally made with beef, this lightened-up version of goulash features ground turkey combined with tomato sauce and pasta.
Easy French Toast Casserole
If your event is in the morning, or you just want breakfast for dinner, this sweet French toast casserole is a sure crowd-pleaser.
"This baked spaghetti is cheesy and delicious!" says user jgoodander. "I have made it numerous times and it is always a hit."
Mexican Quesadilla Casserole
Quesadillas are delicious, but it takes some time to make enough for a crowd. Skip cooking individual ones, and instead create this decadent layered casserole.
"This was a great way to use up some of my leftover turkey without it seeming like 'leftovers for dinner.' I will definitely make this again," says user Pam Ziegler Lutz.
"My family and I loved this recipe," says user Esmee Williams. "A definite 'keeper!'"
Portobello Penne Pasta Casserole
An impressive vegetarian main dish, this layered pasta is full of hearty portobello mushrooms and gooey cheese.
Hot Tamale Pie
Skip the effort of making individual tamales, and whip up this easy casserole instead.
You'll never want to eat canned baked beans again after tasting this recipe. Bacon and beef combine with four types of beans for a dish full of different flavors and textures.
No-Noodle Zucchini Lasagna
Looking to lighten up your casserole? Then this is the recipe for you! Thinly-sliced zucchini takes the place of lasagna noodles, making this dish low-carb and gluten-free.