Winter Casserole Recipes to Warm You Right Up

When you're craving comfort food, nothing beats a hot and hearty casserole, right out of the oven.

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Best winter casseroles - Poppy Seed Chicken
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Taste of Home‘s Best Winter Casseroles

Poppy Seed Chicken

You can count on these delicious winter casseroles for a hearty meal on a chilly day! “This simple yet delicious dish is terrific for dinner, but the leftovers are a bonus for lunch. It reheats really well in a microwave, so you may want to double the recipe.” —Janet Zoss, Jackson, Michigan

Get the recipe for Poppy Seed Chicken.

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Winter casseroles - Cheesy Hash Brown Bake
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Cheesy Hash Brown Bake

“These cheesy hash brown potatoes were so popular at the morning meetings of our Mothers of Preschoolers group that we published it in our newsletter. It’s a great dish for busy moms because it can be prepared ahead of time. It’s perfect for brunches or to serve on Christmas morning. It’s creamy, comforting and tasty.” —Karen Burns, Chandler, Texas

Get the recipe for Cheesy Hash Brown Bake.

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Best winter casseroles - Potato Sausage Casserole
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Potato Sausage Casserole

“The subtle spices in this sausage potato casserole give it a distinctive flavour that my family has loved for years. Not only is this hearty casserole a great main dish on your dinner table, it also reheats nicely.” —Mrs. Fred Osborn, Thayer, Kansas

Get the recipe for Potato Sausage Casserole.

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Winter casseroles - Broccoli Rice Casserole
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Broccoli Rice Casserole

“This hearty broccoli rice casserole is my usual choice to make for a potluck. With the green of the broccoli and the rich cheese sauce, it’s pretty to serve, and it makes a tasty side dish for almost any kind of meat.” —Margaret Mayes, La Mesa, California

Get the recipe for Broccoli Rice Casserole.

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Spinach Chicken Frittata

“When we were growing up, spinach was one of the few vegetables my brothers and I enjoyed. So our mom found all kinds of ways to include it in meals. This dish is one of my favourites. Be creative; feel free to vary the vegetables, cheeses and meat to suit your tastes and budget.” —Paula Tuduri, Bozeman, Montana

Get the recipe for Spinach Chicken Frittata.

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Cheesy Cauliflower Breakfast Casserole

“I love finding new ways to add veggies to my meals. This cauliflower breakfast casserole swaps in riced cauliflower for the usual hash browns to make it not only keto-friendly but also a real crowd-pleasing addition to the brunch rotation.” —Robyn Warren, Lakeway, Arkansas

Get the recipe for Cheesy Cauliflower Breakfast Casserole.

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Sausage Pancake Bake recipe
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Sausage and Pancake Casserole

“Trial-and-error made this pancake casserole recipe one that my family asks for time and time again. It’s so easy and very good.” —Ethel Sanders, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Get the recipe for Sausage and Pancake Casserole.

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Mother’s Ham Casserole

“One of my mother’s favourite dishes, this ham casserole recipe always brings back fond memories of her when I prepare it. It’s a terrific use of leftover ham from a holiday dinner.” —Linda Childers, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Get the recipe for Mother’s Ham Casserole.

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Baked Smothered Pork Chops

“One bite of these baked smothered pork chops and we could taste the care Mother put into her cooking. She was happy to share the recipe with guests who requested it after trying this delicious dish at our house.” —Nancy Duty, Jacksonville, Florida

Get the recipe for Baked Smothered Pork Chops.

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Banana-Orange Sweet Potato Bake

“This simple side dish is a pleasant change of pace from the traditional casserole with marshmallows, and it’s quite popular at potlucks.” —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

Get the recipe for Banana-Orange Sweet Potato Bake.

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Contest-Winning Hot Chicken Salad

“After I tasted this hot chicken salad at a women’s luncheon, I left with the recipe in hand. I was our city clerk for several years, and on election days I brought this to serve our poll workers for lunch. It got everyone’s vote of approval! I’ve found it is also delicious stuffed in a tomato.” —Ruth Glabe, Oronoco, Minnesota

Get the recipe for Contest-Winning Hot Chicken Salad.

Now that you’ve added these winter casseroles to your repertoire, check out our all-time favourite winter desserts.

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