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What Are The Most Popular Casserole Dishes in New England?

Nov 18, 2022 01:54PM ● By Stephanie Hatley
From casserole dishes to slow-cooker soups to Instant Pot entrees, the fall and winter seasons are full of delectable recipes and savory meals. Earlier this year, readers submitted their favorite casserole dishes to Taste of Home, and the staff selected the best of the best. Below are tasty comfort food recipes from home cooks from New England that will leave your mouth watering.


New England Bean & Bog Cassoulet, submitted by Devon Delaney from Westport, CT

This hearty dish takes about 20 minutes of prep time and 35 minutes to bake. The recipe gives a New England flair to a French classic and includes chicken thighs, Italian chicken sausage, tomatoes, baked beans, cranberries, and spices.

Dilly Zucchini Casserole, submitted by Esther Kilborn from Bridgton, ME

Want a recipe that everyone will ask for at your next potluck event? This quick meal takes about 15 minutes to prepare and 25 minutes to bake. The recipe calls for a biscuit mix, dill weed, eggs, zucchini, onion, and seasonings. It’s a quick mix in a bowl and pour in a baking dish.

Best-Ever Beans and Sausage, submitted by Robert Saulnier from Clarksburg, MA

If you have more time on your hands, this recipe of various beans mixed in ketchup, brown sugar, and ground mustard is a great side dish to any dinner. Cook the pork sausage, add the green pepper and onion, and empty cans of pork and beans, kidney beans, great northern beans, black-eyed peas, pinto beans, and chickpeas into a baking dish for a protein-filled dish ready in about 80 minutes.

Tortellini Bake, submitted by Donald Roberts from Amherst, NH

Squash is a healthy addition to any meal. This tortellini bake combines zucchini, squash, onion, red pepper, and spices with tortellini and mozzarella cheese for a delicious meal or side dish at a potluck. Both the prep time and bake time take about 20 minutes.

Bacon Swiss Quiche, submitted by Colleen Belbey from Warwick, RI

This easy-to-make quiche only requires about 15 minutes of prep time and makes about six servings. Another great dish for a breakfast or brunch on a cold winter morning, this recipe combines eggs, bacon, Swiss cheese, apple juice, heavy whipping cream, and spices for a hearty meal that doesn’t need any other side dishes.

Bacon ’n’ Egg Lasagna, submitted by Dianne Meyer from Graniteville, VT

For a hassle-free morning, consider assembling the lasagna the night before and baking it in the morning. It requires a longer prep time of 45 minutes and a baking time of 35 minutes. Wake up your family on Saturday morning with the savory smell of bacon combined with lasagna noodles, eggs, Swiss cheese, Parmesan cheese, onion, milk, and seasonings.


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