We don’t play favorites when it comes to cheese. We love soft melty cheese mozzarella just as much as we love sharp salty Parmesan. Whether we’re making soups, salads, or sandwiches, we truly believe that almost every dinner can be improved by a pile of cheese. If you’re looking for dinner inspiration, it might just be lying in the cheese aisle. Try these 15 recipes for crowd-pleasing cheesy dinners that everyone will love.
This take on the classic Mexican dish (whose name is a reference to its flute-like shape) features flour tortillas stuffed with a spicy, cheesy filling, then tightly rolled and lightly pan fried on all sides for satisfying crunch.
Crispy melted cheese and spicy honey make each bite of this flatbread recipe gooey and delicious.
Savory caramelized onions transform this cheesy sandwich from an after school snack to a sophisticated dinner.
For a southwestern-inspired recipe with cheese, consider this torta. A layer of shredded Monterey Jack adds a delightfully melty cheese layer.
We love stovetop mac and cheese, but sometimes we want something more substantive. This version of mac and cheese gets an adult twist with the addition of butternut squash and a fontina béchamel.
There’s nothing wrong with a classic cheeseburger, but our Southern-inspired pimento cheese burger brings even more flavor to the table with the addition of peppers.
Goat cheese and Grana Padano make this fettuccine into a super sophisticated take on mac and cheese.
For these crowd-pleasing enchiladas, a hearty medley of zucchini, black beans, corn, and tricolored quinoa fill soft flour tortillas. Top with a layer of cheddar cheese for a decadent dinner.
These zesty Tex-Mex quesadillas are loaded with bites of spiced chicken and melty monterey jack cheese.
Cheesy sweet and savory mashed potatoes make the perfect side dish for any dinner. We’re serving them alongside crispy chicken thighs for a hearty dinner.
If sweet potatoes aren’t your thing, try a savory combination of golden potatoes and cauliflower—mashed together with melty smoked gouda for delightfully cheesy finish.
To create this satisfying pasta bake, you’ll mix sautéed veggies with tender bites of pasta, two kinds of melty cheese, and a dollop of herbaceous basil pesto.
Swap sandwich bread for naan and create a delightfully cheesy meal inspired by beloved Indian flavors.
This veggie quiche is packed with fresh, seasonal flavor. Our filling of eggs, sugar snap peas, chives and garlic gets a delicious lift from farmer’s cheese.
These hearty calzones are filled with melty fontina, fresh mozzarella, and sautéed zucchini—plus a sweet twist of plump golden raisins folded right in for a cheesy dinner you can eat with your hands.
Still in the mood for cheese? Build a gourmet cheese plate of your very own.