Freezer Meal Recipes

Freezer meals are super handy whether you're looking for convenience, trying to eat healthy, or planning ahead. Here are our favorite main dishes you can freeze for later.

Community Picks

Italian Baked Meatballs

Rating: 4.5 stars 77
Bake up a batch of these tender, tasty Italian-seasoned meatballs with hints of Romano cheese and parsley.

Chicken Quesadillas

Rating: 4.5 stars 1163
Tasty chicken quesadillas filled with bell peppers, onions, and cheese.
By Allrecipes Member

Air Fryer Meatballs

Rating: 5 stars 31
Air fryer meatballs are quick and easy and cook up browned and tender.

Curry Stand Chicken Tikka Masala Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 2248
Chunks of chicken simmer in a bright orange spicy tomato and cream sauce.

Meat Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 92
Beef, pork, and potato are nicely spiced for a hearty, savory pie.

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 1975
This chicken tortilla soup with black beans and corn is quick and easy to make!
By Allrecipes Member

Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage (Mild or Hot)

Rating: 4.5 stars 237
Homemade Italian-style sausage is easy, and you can tweak the spicing.

Homemade Hashbrowns

Rating: 3.5 stars 61
This recipe is a really nice way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. If you like you could fry the hashbrowns up and then freeze them in airtight bags. You can pop them in the toaster to reheat them! An easy breakfast!
By bluebayou

Mini Quiches (Crustless)

Rating: 4.5 stars 49
A great easy cook ahead dish. I like to make these for my boys to eat for breakfast on the go. Good reheated in the microwave. They freeze wonderfully. I often make these with bratwurst sausage and a teaspoon of leftover Knorr® vegetable-spinach dip. Add mushrooms or olives if you like. You can get creative with ingredients.

Easy Chicken Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 333
Easy chicken casserole that the children will love. Can be made ahead of time and frozen. Great for leftovers.
By Allrecipes Member

Quick Pork Fried Rice

Rating: 4.5 stars 178
A few leftovers and bits from the fridge turn into a great dinner in less than 45 minutes! If I have a leftover grilled pork chop or the tail of a roast, I freeze it until I have enough for this dish. You can also use chicken and substitute some of the veggies for bits you are cleaning up from the fridge. Serve with sweet Thai chili sauce on the side.

Inspiration and Ideas

Wedding Gift Spaghetti Sauce
Pull out your biggest pot, because this recipe makes a lot! Freeze in meal-sized containers so all you have to do is cook the pasta and reheat the sauce.
Hot Tamale Pie
"This was described as 'killer' and 'the best!'—not the usual, 'yeah, this is pretty good' feedback that I am accustomed to with casseroles. A keeper!" – LibertyBelle78
Bacon Cheese Frittata
Rating: 5 stars 218

Make this frittata even easier by using cooked bacon from the freezer. It's a wonderful dish to serve at brunch or to take as leftovers for lunch.