Feeling the frost of the winter season? We have composed a list of some the most decadent dishes we could find that are sure to warm you from your head to your toes. We even found some healthier versions that will warm you up, while sneaking some veggies into the family’s diet.
So, start a fire in the fireplace, get comfy with your favorite fleece blanket, and satisfy all your cravings with these winter casseroles.
1. Mediterranean Quinoa Casserole
This gluten-free, low calorie casserole combines the flavors of the Mediterranean with the heartiness of lentils and quinoa.
2. Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake
Cozy up with this rich and creamy casserole and let all your winter worries melt away.
3. Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Casserole
The flavors of the Mexican breakfast dish, Huevos Rancheros, all snuggled in one spicy dish that is sure to wake up your taste buds on a cold morning.
4. Banana Bread Cobbler
This decadent dessert casserole combines the flavors of fresh bananas, pecans, and brown sugar. It is perfect paired with a hot cup of tea and a warm blanket.
5. Loaded BBQ Pork Potato Casserole
This easy casserole begins with pre-packaged BBQ pork and ends with a layer of gooey cheese.
What more could you crave on a cold winter’s night?
6. Scalloped Potato, Kale, and Beef Casserole
This hearty casserole combines scalloped potatoes, beefy goodness, and fresh kale to help you warm up and fill up before a long winter’s nap.
This vegan casserole dish combines the flavors of assorted vegetables, herbs de Provence, and chili powder to keep you warm, healthy, and full all through winter.
8. Pumpkin Spice Latte Quinoa Breakfast Casserole
The flavors of your favorite hot beverage have come together with the health benefits of quinoa to make this breakfast casserole that is the perfect way to wake up on a chilly morning.
9. Buffalo Chicken Jalapeño Popper Casserole
The spicy flavors of buffalo chicken come together with melty cheese and fresh jalapeño to make this fiery casserole that will ignite even the frostiest of nights.
10. Carrot-Parsnip Gratin
This creamy casserole keeps all the flavor of its heavier rivals while shedding some of the calories and fat.
11. Brussels Sprouts Gratin
This casserole combines the hearty flavors of Parmesan, Gruyere, and roasted Brussels sprouts, so it may come as some surprise that this dish is high in flavor but low in fat.
12. Hidden S’mores Dessert Casserole
This dessert casserole hides the melty goodness of s’mores between two layers of store-bought crescent rolls and guarantees all the warmth of s’mores without having to build a camp fire.
13. Indian-Spiced Tomato and Egg Casserole
This hearty casserole doubles as either a robust dish to wake up to in the morning or a rich dinner dish to satisfy you in the evening.
The vibrant flavors of garam masala, cilantro, and poblanos make this spicy dish an exciting way to warm those taste buds up during the winter months.
14. Salsa Verde Chicken Enchilada Casserole
This zesty casserole is an easy week night go-to recipe to feed a crowd.
Throw it together with mostly store-bought ingredients, in as little as 20 minutes, and watch it bake to a bubbly golden brown.
15. Broccoli, Cheddar, and Quinoa Gratin
This lightened-up version of broccoli cheese casserole exchanges white rice for protein-packed quinoa and roasted broccoli for extra flavor.
16. Beet, Greens, and Cheddar Crumble
This pay on a crumble combines the decadent richness of béchamel, beets, and savory-spiced oatmeal to make a tummy pleasing winter casserole.
17. Baked French Toast Casserole
This luscious dessert casserole can be served any time of the day, just make sure you have extra maple syrup handy.
18. Cheesy Baked Rigatoni
This Italian favorite will be a hit on your dining room table with melty cheese, garlic, Italian-spiced ground turkey, and tomato sauce.
With a playlist like that, this recipe can’t fail.
19. Make-Ahead Sweet Potato Casserole with Cinnamon Pecan Oat Crumble
This vegan mashed sweet potato dish is best served during the cold winter months, whether you’re taking it to a holiday party, or serving it up to your family for a hearty main course.
No one will be disappointed with this tasty casserole.
20. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Raisins, and Walnuts
This baked oatmeal is more of a bread-pudding-meets-healthy-way-to start-your-day. Fill up on oats, apples, raisins, and walnuts before heading out into the cold.
21. Pumpkin Lasagna with Ricotta and Swiss Chard
This rich and hearty winter lasagna combines pumpkin, heavy cream, and three types of cheese to fill you up this season.
22. Rosemary Roasted Squash Casserole
Robust winter squash gets a wake-up call with ginger, parsley, rosemary, and olive oil in this healthy, yet filling, casserole recipe.
23. Breakfast Casserole
This lighter take on breakfast casserole, combines full-fat cheese with a mixture of whole eggs and egg whites, to keep this dish healthy, yet satisfying.
24. Ultimate Macaroni and Cheese
There’s no getting around it, there is nothing better than warm, melty cheese-covered carbs.
This casserole just might be the best way to cozy up this winter season.
25. Bread Pudding with Maple Bourbon Glaze
If you really want to warm up this winter, why not fire up the grill and make this gooey masterpiece?
Bourbon and maple syrup team up to tame that winter’s chill in this dessert casserole.
26. Curried Shepherd’s Pie
This dish from across the pond, gets an Indian twist with curry powder, cumin, and ground coriander.
This meaty stew of fresh veggies and lean beef topped with mashed potatoes will warm you up on even the most frigid of days.
27. Double Spinach Pasta Casserole with Pesto and Asiago Cheese
This double dose of anti-oxidant power comes from the spinach pasta and the fresh spinach in this cheesy casserole.
Keep that pesky cold at bay with this vitamin-packed crowd-pleaser.
28. Potato and Celery Root Gratin with Leeks
Re-invent your classic scalloped potato dish with this casserole of celery root, leeks, and russet potatoes. This heavy-cream-laced, cheese-topped dish is best served hot by the fire.
29. Sweet Potato Lentil Casserole
This healthy and hearty vegetarian dish is the perfect way to fill up the family on nutrition from colorful peppers, sweet potatoes, and lentils, while keeping the frost at bay.
30. Winter Blackberry Cobbler
This cobbler recipe uses frozen blackberries, fresh lemon juice, and butter, to warm you up while you site by the fire.
Even though it’s winter, I think you should add some ice cream.
This casserole was invented by people who know how to survive the cold: Minnesotans.
This easy-to-prepare dish is composed of frozen vegetables, cream of mushroom soup, and the king of the potato world, tater tots.