20 Chicken Casserole Recipes Made for Decadent Weeknight Dinners

The age old classic known as the casserole has been saving dinner and lunch for the week in a baking dish, time after time. While to some, the idea of a casserole may conjure images of creamy cheese layered with chicken that’s meant for a decadent occasion, the casserole can save you weeknight after weeknight if you know how to add some well-selected vegetables to the mix.

Follow along below to keep dinner fresh and funky for the family with these delicious chicken casserole recipes.

1. King Ranch Chicken Casserole

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Lauras Sweet Spot

This recipe is a favorite that never gets old, and it’s a tradition in Texas. The best part is that it tastes even better the next day.

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2. Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Master Cook

Delicate chicken, smoked ham, cheese and a bread crumb crust marry together perfectly in a 13 x 9 baking dish. How could you go wrong?

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3. Chicken and Wild Rice

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Melissas Southern Style Kitchen

Tasty wild rice brings this chicken casserole together in a snap. Swap in brown rice for wild rice for a whole grain take.

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4. Chicken Spaghetti

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Plain Chicken

I swear to you, my aunt makes the best version of this, but this recipe is a close match.

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5. Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

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Cincy Shopper

You no longer need to buy those Banquet pot pies, just use real ingredients and make it your own!

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6. Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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Gimme Some Oven

Tex-Mex for the win! This chicken enchilada casserole was made for second helpings.

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7. Loaded Potato and Buffalo Chicken Casserole

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Cook Lisa Cook

You’re gonna need a nap after this one, that’s for sure.

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8. Cheesy Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole

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The Whoot

Replace the rice with chicken and you have officially converted a classic.

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9. Chicken Parmesan Casserole

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The Recipe Critic

Switch up from the traditional form and make a casserole that will last a few days.

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10. Chicken Kale Casserole with Cheese Sauce and Parmesan Breadcrumbs

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Blue Apron

Put some healthy greens in your diet with this nutrient-rich casserole that even puts a decadent spin on breadcrumbs.

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11. Brushcetta Chicken Bake

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Prep Ahead And Dine

Another Italian inspired casserole that’s sure to please, this will be a requested classic.

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12. Pesto Chicken Casserole

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All Recipes

Pesto brings chicken to a new level in this dish. I say throw in some sun-dried tomatoes and have a feast.

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13. Chicken Tator Tot Casserole

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Gonna Want Seconds

Imagine the joy on your kids face when you tell them this casserole has tater tots in it!

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14. Yum Yum Chicken

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Plain Chicken

When Thanksgiving rolls around, get a little more use out of that stuffing/dressing mix. But who says it has to be Thanksgiving, anyways?

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15. Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole

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The Two Bite Club

One of my favorite dips. Add some chicken and this casserole will take you to ecstasy.

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16. Chicken, Mushroom, and Sage Casserole

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How to Feed a Lion

This dish brings the flavors together beautifully, and it tastes delicious. Easy for a weeknight dinner, yet still decadent enough for a special dinner potluck classic.

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17. Swiss Chicken Crepes

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My Recipes

These Swiss chicken crepes are layered like lasagna, but the taste is much different and much more decadent.

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18. Baked Chicken with Rice and Black Beans

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My Recipes

The yellow saffron rice really adds a nice touch to this casserole with creamy black beans and chicken.

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19. Chicken and Yellow Cheddar Squash Casserole

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Gourmet Girl Cooks

Hearty and filling, this is the perfect Sunday dinner just waiting to be made.

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20. Chicken, Sausage and Bean Cassoulet

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Oprah

A simple Cajun casserole that packs all the flavor of the region.

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