9 Dump and Bake Casseroles ideas for dinners

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole:

This dump-and-go casserole combines bacon, chicken, and ranch dressing with pasta, making it hearty enough for dinner. The addition of broccoli, mushrooms, and tomatoes makes it a healthier option, and the cheddar, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese

One-Step Ham Casserole:

Simply preheat your oven, mix together the ingredients, and bake. Using leftover or store-bought diced ham, this casserole becomes creamy and delicious with shredded cheese, macaroni, and cream of celery soup, all without needing to chop anything.

Farmer's Casserole:

Combining hash browns, melted cheese, smoky ham, and eggs, this casserole is perfect for breakfast or brunch. However, the cheesy hash browns and eggs make it a satisfying meal any time of day.

Alfredo-Bacon Tot Casserole:

This chicken Alfredo casserole is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. It features potato tots, bacon, Alfredo sauce, and chicken, all topped with juicy cherry tomatoes for added flavor.

King Ranch Crunch Chicken Casserole:

A nostalgic comfort food from the '50s, this casserole layers melty cheese and chicken between tortilla chips. With just 15 minutes of prep, it’s an easy dinner that you can "bake" in the slow cooker.

Red Bean, Cheese, and Triple-Chile Casserole:

Using red beans as the protein, this casserole eliminates the need for pre-cooking. The beans are combined with cheese and diced chile peppers, then topped with chopped tomatoes and crushed tortilla chips for freshness and crunch.

Spicy White Bean Casserole with Calabrian Chiles:

Starting with cream cheese, canned beans, and broccoli, this easy casserole is topped with a chili-panko mixture for texture and color. For a vegetarian option, omit the pancetta and use vegetable broth instead.

Quick Chicken Tortilla Bake:

All the flavors of your favorite chicken tacos are combined into one casserole, eliminating the need for a taco assembly line. Tomatoes, tortillas, chicken, and cheese come together in a zesty dish that can be on the table in an hour.

Chicken, Wild Rice, and Vegetable Casserole:

This casserole can be made and frozen up to two months in advance. When ready to eat, just bake and top with cheddar cheese for a completely irresistible meal, perfect with a side salad.