No one has the time to spend hours in the kitchen! These easy chicken casserole recipes take just minutes to make, and they are delicious! Best part? Most can be prepared in advance so you can just pop them in the oven when it's time for dinner!
You'll love these classic dishes like chicken pot pie casserole to spicier options like chicken enchiladas, there's something here the entire family will love! So, grab some chicken breasts and your favorite casserole dish, and let's get cooking!
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- Easy chicken casserole recipes to try tonight
- 1. Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
- 2. Monterey Chicken Spaghetti
- 3. Chicken Spaghetti with Rotel
- 4. Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole
- 5. Queso Chicken Enchiladas
- 6. Low Carb Chicken Enchilada Casserole
- 7. Loaded Chicken Taco Casserole
- 8. Creamy Chicken and Potato Bake
- 9. Chicken and Broccoli Pasta
- 10. Easy Chicken Pot Pie
- 11. Ritzy Chicken Casserole
- 12. Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole
- 13. Easy Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
- 14. Ultimate Chicken Noodle Casserole
- 15. Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole
- 16. King Ranch Chicken Casserole
- 17. Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells with Chicken, Bacon, and Ranch
- 18. Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
- 19. Lemon Chicken Casserole Recipe
- 20. Poppy Seed Casserole
- 21. Crack Chicken Casserole
- 22. Million Dollar Chicken Casserole
- 23. Cheesy Chicken Casserole
- 24. Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole
- 25. Chicken Broccoli Pasta Bake
- 26. Chicken Parmesan Casserole
- 27. Chicken Pesto Pasta Bake
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- Delicious chicken casserole recipes
Easy chicken casserole recipes to try tonight
On busy weeknights, you need no-fuss, easy, low-prep recipes that use simple ingredients and taste great. We've covered you with over 20 of the most delicious chicken casseroles ever.
These easy chicken dinners are the perfect way to use leftover rotisserie chicken or leftover grilled chicken without any food going to waste. Choose one or two to try this week. I know you'll find a new family favorite!
1. Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
Cheesy with tender chicken and salty ham and Swiss cheese. It's topped with crispy panko bread crumbs. This easy recipe is a real crowd pleaser! I think it's the crunchy topping, it's amazing!
Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole only requires a few ingredients and it's a meal the whole family will enjoy!
2. Monterey Chicken Spaghetti
Creamy, delicious, and ready in under an hour, your family will love this cheesy Monterey Chicken Spaghetti.
With a super simple ingredient list you'll need spaghetti, Monterey jack cheese, cream of chicken soup, fried onions, ranch mix, ricotta cheese, evaporated milk, chicken, and spinach.
This flavorful dish is easy to make. And you'll have it on the table quickly. It's a great weeknight meal.
The evaporated milk makes this dish extra creamy, but you can sub regular milk instead if you prefer. You can even swap out the cheese for your family's favorite—cheddar, or mozzarella both work.
3. Chicken Spaghetti with Rotel
Substitute spaghetti squash or a low carb pasta for the spaghetti to cut down on carbs or add diced bell peppers for more good-for-you veggies.
4. Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole
The kids are sure to ask for this Buffalo Chicken Tater Tot Casserole again and again! It's the perfect family meal for busy nights.
It's a great way to use up leftover chicken breasts. With crispy tater tots on top and loads of cheesy goodness underneath, you'll enjoy every single bite.
Serve it with a healthy green salad on the side for a well-rounded meal!
5. Queso Chicken Enchiladas
When you're craving Mexican food, this recipe for Queso Chicken Enchiladas really hits the spot!
Corn tortillas, shredded chicken, and cheese are baked together along with olives, queso, and enchilada sauce for a great casserole that will make your stomach happy.
For an authentic experience, start this meal off with tortilla chips and salsa. Mexican fruit salad is a great side to go along with it!
6. Low Carb Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Cut the carbs while still enjoying a scrumptious comfort food dish.
Our Low Carb Chicken Enchilada Casserole is only 7 net carbs per serving.
It's so cheesy and tasty that no one will miss the corn tortillas.
However, you can pile this enchilada casserole filling on low-carb tortillas to enjoy burrito style.
Or serve it in bell pepper cups for a bit of crunch in every bite!
7. Loaded Chicken Taco Casserole
Kids and adults alike love this Loaded Chicken Taco Casserole. It's chock full of tasty ingredients, like shredded chicken, taco seasoning, black beans and Rotel.
Add your favorite toppings—tortilla chips, shredded cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream. Yum!
Shredded pepper jack, cheddar cheese, or Mexican cheese all work well in this dish.
Want even more flavor? Sprinkle green onions, red onions, or olives over the top. Corn would be a yummy addition to the casserole filling as well.
8. Creamy Chicken and Potato Bake
Nothing is more comforting than a Creamy Chicken Bake with Potatoes.
Chicken, red potatoes, and carrots are baked in a creamy sauce made with cream of chicken soup, cream cheese, evaporated mix, and ranch seasoning.
It's all topped with shredded cheddar cheese and baked until bubbly and golden.
Caramelized onions, spinach, or broccoli florets are great additions if you want more veggies in your meal.
9. Chicken and Broccoli Pasta
Are you obsessed with the Cheesecake Factory's chicken and broccoli pasta?
If so, this Chicken and Broccoli Pasta is a hundred times better and way more affordable!
The rich, cheesy Alfredo sauce is the stuff dreams are made of. Top it with a handful of mozzarella cheese for even more deliciousness!
Plus, it's a simple skillet meal that's ready in less than half an hour. You can't beat that, make it for dinner tonight!
This delicious meal is a great way to use leftover grilled chicken or rotisserie chicken. Even your pickiest eater will be asking for seconds.
10. Easy Chicken Pot Pie
Although we used turkey for this Easy Turkey Pot Pie, it's a perfect recipe for leftover chicken, too.
It's a cozy meal for a cold day. It's easy enough to make for a weeknight meal but makes a fabulous Sunday supper, too.
Carrots, celery, and onions are the star veggies in this dish, but you can use a frozen blend to cut down on chopping time if you want.
Using pre-made pie crust cuts down on prep time, so from start to finish, these hearty pot pies are ready in an hour.
11. Ritzy Chicken Casserole
This Ritzy Chicken Casserole made with a buttery Ritz crackers topping is a classic casserole that's a real crowd-pleaser!
It's crispy, crunchy, saucy, cheesy, and full of rich flavors. We added ranch mix to the sauce mixture to kick the flavor up a notch.
Once baked, this chicken casserole makes a great freezer meal to put away for a busy day later.
Add a cup of frozen peas or chopped broccoli to make this a complete meal with veggies or serve green beans on the side.
12. Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Layers of tortillas, tender chicken, cheese, and onions are topped with a delicious green chili sauce in this Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole.
Pop it in the oven and you'll have a hot and hearty dish to feed your family in under an hour. Cheesy, spicy (but not too much), and oh-so-good, everyone will gobble it up!
White or yellow corn tortillas work for this recipe, so use whatever you have on hand! If you love Mexican recipes, you'll make this dish again and again.
13. Easy Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
When it comes to delicious chicken casserole, we can't forget this Easy Chicken Pot Pie Casserole.
The creamy gravy sauce is loaded with tender pieces of chicken and healthy veggies in every bite.
Top that with a perfectly golden brown crust, and it's perfection in a baking dish.
Use basic freezer and pantry ingredients to pull it together in a snap!
Some things you'll need are frozen veggies, cream of chicken soup, crescent rolls, ranch seasoning, evaporated milk, and chicken, of course. This recipe is a complete meal that's ready in just 35 minutes.
14. Ultimate Chicken Noodle Casserole
We hear your stomach growling already!
If fried onions aren't your thing, you can use breadcrumbs or crushed potatoes or pretzels to make your crunchy topping instead.
The creamy casserole and the crunchy topping are a match made in heaven.
15. Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole
A good chicken and rice recipe is worth its weight in gold.
Our Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole will become a staple in your menu rotation. It's creamy, cheesy, and full of fluffy rice and green pops of broccoli.
This dish also travels incredibly well, so it's perfect for picnics, potlucks, and family reunions.
Everyone will be asking for the recipe, and trust us, you won't have a bit left to bring home!
We used white rice, but brown rice or wild rice works too, though you may need to adjust the liquids and will certainly need to adjust the cooking time.
16. King Ranch Chicken Casserole
A sort of Tex Mex lasagna, this King Ranch Chicken Casserole hits the spot when you're craving something meaty and cheesy.
Layer tortilla strips, chicken mixture, and cheese together in your casserole dish until you have two layers of each.
Pop it in the oven and about 35 minutes later, you'll have a creamy chicken casserole that's ready for your family to dive into.
17. Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells with Chicken, Bacon, and Ranch
Dinner cannot be simpler with this easy casserole recipe. Our Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells with Chicken, Bacon and Ranch is a cheese lover's dream!
Cottage cheese, softened cream cheese, Alfredo sauce, and mozzarella all in one dish.
With both chicken and bacon, you'll get lots of meaty flavor. Add some crusty bread, steamed broccoli, or a fresh salad on the side to complete this tasty dinner.
18. Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole - everyone is going to be fighting for seconds with this yummy casserole!
Your whole family is going to love this tasty recipe!
Who wouldn't gobble up a casserole made with tender chicken, crispy bacon, ranch dressing, pasta, and lots of cheese? It offers loads of flavor in every spoonful.
19. Lemon Chicken Casserole Recipe
Lemon Chicken Casserole is a delicious recipe. The best combination of juicy chicken thighs, tender rice and tangy lemon.
Next time you're in the mood for casserole be sure to give this recipe a try! You've got yourself a new favorite the whole family will enjoy!
20. Poppy Seed Casserole
You're going to love this chicken recipe! Filled with tender chunks of cooked chicken in a cream sauce finished with a buttery cracker topping.
The Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is full of flavor and so easy to make!
It only takes about 30 minutes to put together, and it's perfect for a cozy night in.
21. Crack Chicken Casserole
Totally addictive and such a simple recipe, this Crack Chicken Casserole from Plain Chicken needs to be on your menu this week.
It's another classic combo of chicken, bacon, ranch, and loads of cheese.
You can't go wrong with those ingredients, right?
Leftovers (if you're lucky enough to have some!!) are even better the next day! The recipe makes a wonderful freezer meal, too.
Layer the ingredients in a freezer-safe pan, wrap it tightly, and it'll keep a few months. Just thaw it overnight in the fridge. When you're ready to make it, and pop it in the oven for a super quick dinner.
Serve with roasted green beans on the side. Yum!
22. Million Dollar Chicken Casserole
This Million Dollar Chicken Casserole is a great option for feeding your family fast!
It's loaded with cream cheese, parmesan and mozzarella cheese, It's saucy cheesy, creamy perfection.
This casserole? *Chef's kiss* Perfection!
23. Cheesy Chicken Casserole
Your family will hardly be able to wait to devour this Cheesy Chicken Casserole from Spend With Pennies.
Pasta, chicken, peppers, and onions are tossed in an easy, cheesy sauce and baked until bubbly in the oven.
Want to add extra veggies? You totally can!
Mushrooms, diced tomatoes, or oven-roasted veggies are all tasty options to add.
The great thing about this recipe is that you can use whatever cream soup you have on hand. Cream of mushroom soup works just as well as cream of chicken.
24. Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole
Fit Slow Cooker Queen has a yummy Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole that you have to try.
Who doesn't love a good slow cooker casserole to make dinner with hardly any effort at all?
Use homemade salsa verde (she has a great recipe for it) or the jarred stuff if you prefer.
With just five ingredients (plus basic spices), this casserole recipe comes together perfectly in the slow cooker in about 3 hours.
25. Chicken Broccoli Pasta Bake
Here's another delicious chicken and broccoli combo from Juggling Act Mama. Her Chicken Broccoli Pasta Bake is everything you expect in a meal the whole family will love!
Pasta, a veggie, and tender chicken. Picky kids will gobble it up! It's a recipe that's easy to switch up if you're missing an ingredient, too.
Swap out the veggies, add a pinch of red pepper flakes for a little heat, substitute a different melting cheese, or use leftover turkey in it after Thanksgiving.
26. Chicken Parmesan Casserole
The Cozy Cook totally nails getting the flavor of delicious chicken parmesan in a quick and easy casserole.
Her Chicken Parmesan Casserole is ready in under an hour and a half and is an impressive meal to feed guests or family.
Crispy chicken with pasta, marinara sauce, and loads of cheese? Yes, please!
The best part is that you can use frozen chicken tenders instead of making your own crispy chicken, and no one will be the wiser.
27. Chicken Pesto Pasta Bake
This easy to make dish is filled with flavor and takes a shortcut from the grocery store.
What's not to love about this Cheesy Chicken Pesto Pasta Bake?
This is an easy recipe and tastes even better on day two! Bonus? It freezes good as well. Enjoy!
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Vegetables and side dishes
Wondering what to serve with these yummy recipes? We got you covered! Here are some of the favorites from the blog.
- If you love a great Green Salad with Fruit, this recipe will be perfect with your meal!
- 3 Ingredient Steamed Green Beans - super simple, these take just minutes to make.
- Perfectly crisp, tender crunchy asparagus made on the grill. Grilled Asparagus are always a favorite!
- Fresh crisp pan fried vegetables in melted butter and olive oil until caramelized and sweet. This is the best side dish.
- You can't go wrong with this cheesy garlic toast or if you're in the mood to do some baking, try this recipe for easy yeast rolls!
Wondering What to Serve with Pasta Bake? Check it out for a ton more ideas!
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Cooking with your family is a great opportunity for family time. Getting your kids involved in cooking will teach them life skills and prepare them for the future.
Rolling up your sleeves and working with your kids together encourages teamwork too, plus it's super fun!
If you're looking to set up your kitchen to encourage these activities, you'll want to check out this article Safe Kitchen Design for the Family.
Refrigerate - Most casseroles are best kept stored in an airtight container.
Freezer - Check each casserole recipe card for freezing and reheating instructions.
We hope you've enjoyed this list of easy chicken casseroles recipes.
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