02/25/2013 09:21 am ET Updated Oct 16, 2014

Casserole Recipes Worth Giving A Second Chance

Casseroles have a bad reputation -- and unjustly so. They're often met with moans and groans, when really, most of the time, they're actually delicious. The problem with casserole recipes is that no matter how tasty they are, they always look like, well, a casserole.

But don't let their unflattering appearances turn you off -- casseroles are your best bet for a quick, easy and versatile weeknight meal. And, they almost always guarantee leftovers, which means you won't have to worry about cooking the next evening. Casseroles should be your go-to comfort dinner this fall and winter, so stop groaning, quit rolling your eyes, and start cooking these effortlessly awesome dishes.

To prove how truly great this meal can be, we've put together 39 casseroles that are guaranteed to change your mind about this classic.

Casserole Recipes

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