Casseroles are synonymous with comfort and warmth. They work well for a number of occasions, whether you're welcoming a new neighbor, feeding a grieving relative, or just need to whip something up for dinner in a pinch. And when it comes to casseroles, sometimes the more veggies, the better. Below are some of our favorite vegetable casserole and casserole-like dishes, from a classic green bean option to both Italian and all-American eggplant parmesan recipes.
Vegan Green Bean Casserole
The classic green bean casserole gets veganized in this recipe, in which a silky cauliflower purée stands in for the creamy base of the typical mushroom soup.
Provençal Tian (Eggplant, Zucchini, Squash, and Tomato Casserole)
This cousin of ratatouille concentrates the flavors of late summer produce.
Sweet and Savory Corn Casserole
Corn casserole is simple, hearty, and comforting; the kind of unpretentious dish that can round out any meal.
Sweet Potato Casserole With Marshmallows
Cut down on the "sweet" in sweet potato casserole by incorporating spicy grated ginger, nutty brown butter, and woodsy herbs.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
The Ultimate Homemade Green Bean Casserole
The classic green bean casserole, but upgraded, with fresh beans, freshly fried onions, and a homemade mushroom sauce.
Hasselback Potato Gratin
All the creamy decadence of a classic potato gratin but with more crispy edges.
French Onion Strata (Savory Bread Pudding)
The flavors of French onion soup get repackaged into a hearty, cheesy strata (a.k.a. savory bread pudding) in this filling breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Vegan Lasagna alla Bolognese
The secret to imitating a beefy ragù and a creamy béchamel is all about layering flavors and textures.
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Melanzane alla Parmigiana (Italian-Style Eggplant Parmesan)
This dish features unfussy, richly-flavored layers of sweet fried eggplant, tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, and herbs—no bread crumbs at this party.
All-American Eggplant Parmesan
Here, perfectly fried eggplant is layered with tomato sauce, mozzarella, and parmesan.