It’s a moment for casseroles, that’s for sure. But if you are planning ahead, and wanting to ensure that you have ready-to-go homemade meals for some time in the future, you may want to freeze one of those casseroles. Smart. You can either make two casseroles, one for now, and one to freeze, or just roll up your sleeves and pull together a casserole or two with the intention of freezing them.

Beef and Three Cheese Noodle Casserole

Here is what you need to know about freezing and defrosting casseroles.


9 Super Family-Friendly Casserole Recipes to Freeze

Shepherd’s Pie / Carrie Crow / Katie Workman / themom100.com

Shepherd’s Pie

Mashed potatoes atop a savory pie are delicious; cheesy mashed potatoes are kind of sublime.

Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Casserole / Katie Workman / themom100.com / Photo by Cheyenne Cohen

Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Casserole

For a great weekend brunch, or a fun breakfast-for-dinner moment, this flavorful casserole checks all the boxes.

Spicy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas / Mia / Katie Workman / themom100.com

Spicy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

Some kick, how much depends a bit on your poblanos.

Salmon and Vegetable Biscuit Pot Pie Casserole

Salmon Pot Pie

Pot pie gets a makeover with fresh salmon.

Shortcut Moussaka / Sarah Crowder / Katie Workman / themom100.com

Easy Moussaka

This is a easier riff on the famous Greek-originated eggplant and lamb casserole.

Classic Cheesy Beefy Lasagna

Meat Lasagna

This is what my family thinks of as the world's best lasagna.

Creamy Four-Cheese Pasta

Four Cheese Pasta

Can there ever be too many mac and cheeses?

Cheesy Beef and Hash Brown Casserole

Cheesy Ground Beef and Hashbrown Casserole

Crispy but tender shredded potatoes top a casserole of juicy ground beef bound together with a creamy cheesy sauce.

Beef and Three Cheese Noodle Casserole

Beef and Three Cheese Noodle Casserole

Easy, make ahead, and total comfort food (this dish is sometimes called Johnny Marzetti!).

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