In the late 19th century, the New World embraced casseroles, inspired by these kinds of dishes brought by immigrants from many different cultures. They provided economical, communal sustenance during the depressions of the 1890s and 1930s and the scarcity of food items during both World Wars.
VEGETABLE BEEF CASSEROLE
This easy one-dish recipe has been a family favorite for all. Try adding whatever vegetable you have on hand and surely they will love it, a simple salad goes nicely as well with this dish. To know more about it, check the full recipe here!
OLE POLENTA CASSEROLE
With plenty of ground beef cheese, this layered bake goes over big on the dinner table. Adjust the amount of hot pepper sauce to suit your taste. Check the full recipe here!
This recipe has a no-fuss crust made from refrigerated biscuits. For a jazzed-up version, add your favorite pizza toppings. Check the full recipe here!
TATER TOT CASSEROLES
Ground beef, sausage, and cheese make this tater tot casserole with green beans a crowd-pleaser. Cayenne pepper and hot Italian sausage give it a pleasant kick. Check the full recipe here!
CHORIZO SCALLOPED POTATO CASSEROLE
Here's a scrumptious new take on scalloped potatoes and ham. This rich dish uses chorizo and Mexican cheese blend to give it a South-of-the-border accent. Check the full recipe here!