Casseroles To Make Every Month In 2023

French Onion Soup Casserole


Southern cooks know casseroles are the secret to easy dinners, winning potluck dishes , and backup freezer meals. Our 9x13 pans are well-used and certainly treasured—we pass them down from generation to generation, along with our favorite casserole recipes. We firmly believe that there is a casserole for every occasion—and season.

These seasonal casserole recipes will keep your family full and happy every month this year. Whether you're in need of a cozy supper for a chilly January night or a festive breakfast to wow on Christmas morning , these casserole recipes are great additions to your cooking bucket list for 2023. We’ve taken stock of every month’s demands and offerings, from holidays to harvests, and prepared an all-star lineup of hearty casserole recipes that use the most of what's in season at the time. Plus, the kids will go crazy for fun casseroles like breakfast bakes and even a dessert 9x13. When it's time to eat, Southerners can always rely on a simple, filling casserole recipe like these to get the job done.

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January: Lightened-Up Chicken-Broccoli Casserole

Lightened-Up Chicken-Broccoli Casserole
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

It's January and those New Year's resolutions are still in play, yet we just can't shake Jack Frost nipping at our noses. This month calls for a warm meal that's both comforting and nutritious. We have just the thing.

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February: French Onion Soup Casserole

French Onion Soup Casserole
Jennifer Causey; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Love is in the air and Valentine's Day is right around the corner. What better way to show your loved ones how much you care than with a homemade, hearty meal? Mama always said that the way into a man's heart was through his stomach and this twist on a decadent French soup will make them fall in love all over again.

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March: Winter Blackberry Cobbler

Winter Blackberry Cobbler
Iain Bagwell

With spring in sight, bake up a dessert that will warm you right up and offer a sweet goodbye to winter. This cobbler is a delicious way to use up the last of your frozen fruit and get a jump start on spring cleaning to make way for fresh produce to come.

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April: Creamy Egg Strata

Creamy Egg Strata
Iain Bagwell

Hosting Easter breakfast? This holiday-worthy, creamy casserole with Swiss and Parmesan cheese is best when prepared the night before.

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May: Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole

Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Torie Cox; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke

Our bets are on this recipe. This casserole version of the classic Derby sandwich is fit for a crowd and will wow at your watch party, or just for weeknight dinner.

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June: Shrimp and Grits Casserole

Shrimp and Grits Casserole
Antonis Achilleo; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos

There's no better way to start seafood season than with the famous shrimp and grits. We've turned this classic into a casserole that will easily wow a crowd.

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July: Cheeseburger Casserole

Cheeseburger Casserole
Photography: Alison Miksch, Prop Styling: Sarah Elizabeth Cleveland, Food Styling: Melissa Gray

The thick of summer calls for smoky flavor and classic American comfort food in the midst of Independence Day. If you have leftover patties from the cookout, sub them in for this recipe's ground beef.

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August: Baked Ziti with Summer Vegetables

Baked Ziti with Summer Vegetables
Alison Miksch

Take full advantage of summer harvests with this pasta bake that features fresh yellow squash, zucchini, grape tomatoes, and basil. Our brilliant readers love adding eggplant to this bright recipe, too. Genius!

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September: Chicken Pot Pie with Bacon-and-Cheddar Biscuits

Chicken Pot Pie with Bacon-and-Cheddar Biscuits
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Between school being back in session and the temperature slowly but steadily dropping, September calls for comfort food. This take on a pot pie is like a warm hug with Cheddar cheese biscuits rather than crust.

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October: Southern Pimiento Mac and Cheese

Southern Pimiento Mac and Cheese
Hector Sanchez

With fall in full swing, we want something filling and comforting as the air gets cooler. Enter this dish, a delightful twist on mac and cheese that incorporates one of our favorite Southern foods: pimiento cheese .

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November: Sweet Potato Casserole With Marshmallows, Pecans, And Cornflakes

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows, Pecans, and Cornflakes
Emily Laurae

Say goodbye to your usual sweet potato casserole and kick things up a notch with an upgraded topping made from pecans, cereal, and mini marshmallows. This version that has sweetness and crunch in spades.

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December: Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole

Overnight Eggnog-French Toast Casserole
Caitlin Bensel

Wake the crew up to a big batch of Overnight Eggnog French Toast Casserole on Christmas morning to start the holiday on a high note. To all the holiday hostesses, this make-ahead festive breakfast is our gift to you.

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