Beef & vegetable casserole in a casserole dish

Family casserole recipes

If you're looking for a hearty stew to serve a family, take a look through our best-rated casserole recipes, perfect for feeding hungry children.

494 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A traditional braised beef stew with thick, rich gravy – an ideal recipe for cheap cuts, as slow-cooking guarantees a tender dish

4 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
348 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

For an easy, warming family casserole on a budget, this one-pot ticks all the boxes

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
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256 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Casseroles aren't just for winter – this light, vibrant one-pot is packed with spring veg and herby pesto

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
290 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

You don't need a clay pot to whip up a fragrant, North Africa tagine - throw it all in a casserole dish and top with feta, mint and lemon.

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
258 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A healthy and low calorie chicken casserole with bacon, button mushrooms, peas and a parsley sauce - use chicken thighs for extra flavour and juiciness

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
195 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This creamy one-pot chicken dish is a great-value way of feeding the whole family

40 mins
Easy
155 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This flavoursome, low-fat chicken casserole is easy to make and freezes really well, so why not make double and freeze for speedy midweek meals

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
131 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This hearty and healthy stew is perfect to share with your friends and family

2 hrs
More effort
121 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Smarten up sausages and sneak in a few vital veggies too with this comforting midweek meal

45 mins
Easy
126 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A one-pot hearty stew to share with friends and family - you can make ahead and freeze it if you prefer

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
116 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Deliciously spiced pork meatballs and rice are simmered together in this stew, saving on washing-up

45 mins
Easy
137 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This family winter warmer is full of flavour and goodness. Adapt for meat lovers by adding sausages

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
99 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cook a batch of this delicious family favourite and you'll always have a satisfying meal to hand

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
129 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A classic in a flash, you can also use beef. Either way - it's a winner

25 mins
Easy
89 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A summery tomato-based stew, packed with veg and perfect to make ahead

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
101 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

An authentic Louisiana casserole with Creole spices, veggies, ham and a rich sauce - a one pot-with bite

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
73 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Comforting, filling chicken recipe, a real family favourite that takes just ten minutes to prepare, by Gary Rhodes

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
65 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Comfort food without the calories, easily doubled or tripled to feed a crowd

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
72 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A one-pot packed with veg and tender lamb that will keep the whole family satisfied

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
64 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cook your chicken so it's moist with a crispy skin and serve with mixed greens and a creamy tarragon sauce

30 mins
Easy
72 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A hearty one pot meal to satisfy the whole family

1 hr
Easy
63 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A fruity and warming Middle Eastern tagine to be served with couscous and herbs - a speedy casserole with plenty of flavour

45 mins
Easy
72 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

For maximum flavour and minimum washing up, try this tasty one-pot

1 hr
Easy
57 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Warm up after work with this ultimate comfort food dish, just add a buttery dollop of mash

45 mins
Easy
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