Top 20 Quick and Easy Chicken Casserole Recipes

Chicken, Pasta, Sauces and Seasonings Add up to Delicious

Chicken, Kale and Pasta Bake
Chicken, Kale and Pasta Bake. Diana Rattray

Casseroles make weekday dinners easy because they are often a whole meal in one baked dish. Most casseroles can be wrapped and refrigerated overnight, and many can be frozen for two or three months. When you make a family favorite, consider fixing two of them -- one for now and one to freeze for later.

Most of these chicken casserole recipes use cooked chicken. Roast, bake or boil a chicken a day in advance or use a rotisserie chicken or convenient packaged cooked chicken breast strips.

Here are 20 popular chicken casserole recipes. They include super easy casseroles made with condensed soups and others made with homemade sauces. Most of these dishes are a snap to prepare, making them excellent centerpieces for everyday family meals.

Chicken Casserole Recipes

Chicken and Spinach Bake 

In this easy chicken and spinach bake, chicken breasts are simply baked on a bed of spinach with a tomato and green onion topping. Add Cajun or Creole seasonings to the chicken breasts or use your own favorite seasoning blend.

Savory Chicken Noodle Bake 

 This tasty chicken noodle bake is easy to prepare and makes a great weeknight meal for the family, sort of like the iconic soup with more substance. Pimiento, peas and Parmesan cheese give this casserole character.

Chicken and Macaroni Bake 

 The Gouda cheese in this flavorful casserole can be replaced with a sharp cheddar cheese if you prefer. Use packaged roasted chicken cubes or pre-cooked rotisserie chicken for this recipe if you're pressed for time.

Libby's Chicken and Rice Casserole 

This flavorful casserole is easy to prepare and bake with rice, boneless chicken breasts and onion soup mix.

Chicken, Kale and Pasta Bake With Cheese 

This is a great-tasting, hearty dish made with pasta, diced cooked chicken and frozen kale or spinach. The sauce is a white sauce with cheddar cheese.

Use casarecce, campanelle, penne pasta or macaroni in this recipe for the best results.

Chicken Wild Rice Casserole 

 A tasty chicken casserole recipe made with packaged long grain and wild rice, along with seasonings, mushrooms and chopped vegetables.

Chicken Rice Divan Bake 

This chicken and broccoli recipe is made with rice, cheddar cheese and cooked cubed chicken. 

Chicken and Dressing Casserole 

This chicken casserole is easy to prepare, with cooked chicken, stuffing mix, cream of mushroom and cream of celery soups, and shredded cheese.

Scalloped Chicken 

This scalloped chicken casserole is made with cooked chicken, mushrooms, almonds, cooked rice, and a homemade sauce made with chicken broth, flour and butter.

Easy Chicken Gemelli Pasta Bake 

This is an easy chicken casserole to prepare and bake, and it makes an excellent meal with a salad or sliced tomatoes. Poach the chicken the day before to cut down on prep time. Use gemelli, fusilli or rotini pasta in this easy dish.

Chicken and Vegetable Casserole 

This is a versatile chicken casserole is made with your favorite frozen cooked vegetables. Use peas and carrots, green beans or other vegetables in this easy combination.

Chicken Florentine 

Florentine chicken is made with cooked spinach and chicken in a sauce with cream and basil. 

Homemade Chicken and Biscuits 

Even though it's completely homemade, this delicious chicken and biscuits recipe is surprisingly easy to prepare, and it cooks quickly.

Southern Chicken Casserole

 If you're looking for a home-cooked chicken casserole with vegetables, this is an excellent choice. Serve this one-dish meal with sliced fresh vegetables or a green salad.

Easy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole 

This chicken and broccoli casserole is a snap to prepare and bake, and it makes a great meal for a busy day.

Southwestern Chicken and Rice Bake

The whole family will love this spicy chicken and rice casserole. Black beans, diced cooked chicken, tomatoes, spices and cheese make it a Mexican-flavored dinner. 

Chicken Enchiladas  

For a really full-on Mexican vibe try this chicken enchilada casserole recipe, made with sour cream, diced chicken, mushrooms, peppers, tortillas, cheese and seasonings. Start this casserole about 1 hour before serving time.

Chicken Tortilla Bake 

 Another Mexican-inspired casserole, cooked chicken and tortillas are layered with seasoned tomato sauce, sour cream and cheese.

Herbed Chicken Casserole 

This easy chicken and mushroom bake is made with chicken breasts, cream of chicken soup, mushrooms and herbs. 

Macaroni and Chicken Casserole 

This chicken casserole features cooked chicken, macaroni, onions, olives, cheddar cheese, sour cream, green bell pepper, breadcrumbs and seasonings.