If you’re looking for ways to save time and money in the kitchen, these quick, cheap and easy casserole recipes are the way to go! The great thing about a casserole is that you can usually throw the ingredients into the baking dish, toss it in the oven, then work on other stuff while you’re waiting for it to bake. Plus they’re a great way to get finicky eaters to try more veggies! Check out a few of our favorite quick, cheap and easy casserole recipes to help you get dinner on the table fast without breaking your budget.
Quick, Cheap and Easy Casserole Recipes
Green Bean Casserole
Our Green Bean Casserole recipe isn’t just for the holidays! It’s perfect any time of the year! This is one of the most popular quick, cheap and easy casserole recipes for good reason- it’s usually a huge crowd pleaser. Even kids who aren’t fans of green beans will dive in for a taste! I think it’s the crunchy onions on top that do the trick!
Cheese and Corn Casserole
Another huge hit, this is a cheesy spin on a sweet corn casserole recipe.
- 17 ounce bag of frozen corn
- 1 cup of milk
- 4 eggs
- 1/3 cup of flour
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- ¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper
- 1 ½ cups of cheddar cheese, grated
- Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Using a blender, add ½ cup of the corn along with the milk, eggs, flour, olive oil, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper and blend until smooth. In a greased baking dish, layer the remainder of the corn along with ¾ cup of the cheese. Then, add in the liquid mixture from the blender and sprinkle the remainder of the cheese on the top. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until cheese is puffy.
Broccoli, chicken and cheese casserole
Get your kids to love broccoli with this delicious broccoli and chicken with cheese recipe! This one is always a huge hit with my family. It has just the right amount of cheesiness, and the chicken really helps fill you up.
Chili con carne
While our Chili con carne isn’t exactly your typical casserole recipe, it’s definitely a cheap and easy meal for your family. It’s a great alternative for those nights when you’re all casseroled out and want something a little out of the ordinary. With the big Super Bowl game coming up, it’s also a great game day meal!
Lasagna is one of our favorite comfort foods, and also one of the quickest, cheapest and easiest casserole recipes to make, especially if you’re cooking for a large family. Try our spinach lasagna for something a little healthier, and to get kids more interested in the green veggie.
These cheap and easy casserole recipes are a great way to introduce more veggies to your kids and stretch your food budget. The great thing about a casserole is that you can put just about anything in it! Be creative and see what you can come up with to keep it interesting.