Slowly but surely, chillier weather is coming our way. When the air starts to smell like fall, it’s time to pull out all of those comfort food recipes that we put away during the summer. Nothing says autumn quite like a warm, rich, and filling casserole.
Autumn casseroles are always delicious, whether it is a creamy chicken casserole, a ground beef recipe, or an easy pasta casserole. Everyone undoubtedly has their own fall comfort food favorites, but occasionally it’s nice to mix it up. Try one of the comfort food recipes below for a casserole that is sure to win you over.
Chicken and dumplings is the quintessential comfort food, and this easy Homemade Chicken and Dumplings Casserole recipe is full of the classic, comforting flavor that you know and love. The creamy base is bursting with vegetables and chunks of tender chicken. The light and fluffy dumplings that top the casserole are simple to make and ensure that this will be one of the best comfort food recipes you make this fall.
Lasagna is always a family-favorite, but sometimes the layered pasta dish is a little too heavy. This recipe for Spinach Butternut Squash Lasagna is the perfect solution that you will allow you to enjoy homemade lasagna without the guilt. Enjoy this healthy update that doesn’t sacrifice comfort or flavor.
Fall is the season not only of comfort food recipes, but also of slow cooking. This Slow Cooker Autumn Ham Casserole is a wonderful recipe that is full of vegetables and ham. The casserole can cook in the slow cooker for several hours, filling your house with the savory scent of ham.
This spin on an Italian-American classic from Brianne at Cupcakes and Kale Chips simplifies regular eggplant Parmesan and transforms it into a casserole. Brianne’s recipe for Eggplant Parmigiana Pasta Casserole is vegetarian and can also be made gluten-free, which makes it the perfect comfort food recipe for those with dietary restrictions.
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What are your favorite comfort food recipes to make during the fall? Tell us in the comments below!