Casseroles are easy, warming, and make-ahead-able; all qualities essential to big game eating. Whether you plan to spend the weekend watching football, or you’re just in the mood for a cozy meal, these delicious casserole recipes will satisfy your cravings.

1. Dig into Baked Orzo with Chorizo & Mozzarella

Baked Orzo Casserole with Chorizo & Mozzarella

Dried chorizo and garlic bring a little kick to this baked pasta casserole recipe.

2. Scoop up Savory Sweet Potato Gratin

recipes for sunday casseroles with sweet potatoes

For pure comfort, turn to carbs. This vegetarian dish combines sweet potatoes with a rich béchamel sauce to deliver a complex and layered flavor profile.

3. Chow down on Mexican Rice & Beef Casserole

This baked dish was inspired by classic Mexican flavors. The hearty rice and beef base it topped off with baked tortilla strips for an irresistible crunch.

4. Spice up Sunday with Chicken Mole Enchiladas

Chicken Mole Enchiladas Sunday Casserole

Are enchiladas a casserole? We’re not here to split hairs. All we know is that this recipes is hot, satisfying, and baked in a pan. It will satisfy your casserole craving either way.

5. Stuff your friends on Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells Sunday Casseroles

Channel your inner New Jerseyan with this saucy recipe for stuffed jumbo pasta shells.

6. Then, stuff your Beef-Stuffed Peppers

Beef Stuffed Peppers

We snuck another vegetable in here! No eating around the pepper, it’s against the game day rules.

7. If football’s all Greek to you, make Moussaka

Moussaka Casserole

A squeeze of lemon keeps this decadent casserole from feeling heavy.

8. Tuck into some Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd's Pies

Scientifically speaking, shepherd’s pie is a perfect food. This version is filled with a mixture of beef and lamb for to create a hearty satisfying dish.

Here’s some good news: you don’t have to make just one of these casserole recipes! Grab your oven mitts and assemble your ingredients. It’s game time!

Looking for the perfect pre-game appetizer? Try these homemade jalapeño poppers.