Yummy Casseroles for FALL!

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The CHILL is definitely in the air today!  It’s a perfect time to share a few recipes for Casseroles.  

What’s not to love about Casseroles?  They are easy, quick, you usually have all the ingredients in your pantry already, they feed families small and large, stretch that dollar and the most important one…..



Recipe #1 – Chicken Cornbread Casserole


Chicken Corn Bread Casserole

Yield: 6-8 Servings


  • 4 cups crumbled corn bread
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked, coarsely chopped chicken
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 2 (13 1/2 ounce) cans chicken broth


  1. Combine corn bread crumbs with next 5 ingredients.
  2. Place half of corn bread mixture in 2−quart baking dish.
  3. Spread chopped chicken on top.
  4. Combine soup and broth.
  5. Pour over chicken. Place remaining corn bread mixture over soup and broth. Press down lightly and set aside for 20 minutes.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes.


Recipe #2 – This Can’t be Squash Casserole


This Can't be Squash Casserole


  • 4 pounds yellow squash, cooked with salt,
  • well drained, mashed
  • 1/2 stick butter or margarine
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, (seasoned
  • preferred, but not necessary)
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 2/3 soup can milk
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the onion in the butter just till tender.
  2. Combine all ingredients until well mixed. Spray 9 x 13−inch pan with nonstick spray, spread mixture evenly in pan. * (Can be covered and refrigerated several hours or overnight at this point.)
  3. Bake uncovered, in 350 to 375 degrees F* oven until lightly browned on edges and bubbly, about 45
  4. minutes to an hour


Recipe #3 – Taco Pasta Casserole


Taco Pasta Casserole

Yield: Serves 8


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 (12 ounce) box shell pasta
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
  • 1 (11 ounce) jar chunky salsa
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, grated, divided


  1. In large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef and drain off excess liquid. Add taco seasoning, blend and set aside.
  2. Sauté onions and pepper in butter until tender, then stir onions into the cooked meat.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, then drain. Mix seasoned meat, onion and pepper mixture, cooked pasta, tomatoes, salsa and half of the grated cheese together. Spoon mixture into a 13 x 9−inch baking dish which has been sprayed with nonfat cooking spray. Top with remaining cheese and bake in preheated 375 degree F oven for about 25 to 30 minutes or until heated well.


There you have it folks, 3 very unique and very YUMMY Fall Casseroles!  Enjoy and let me know how you like them!

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