When it comes to pleasing the whole family with delicious meals, these 22 dump-and-bake recipes are your go-to solution. Say goodbye to kitchen stress and hello to family-approved dishes that make mealtime a breeze.
Chicken Broccoli Pasta Bake
Lots of chicken and broccoli for a super filling dinner that will be sure to leave you leftovers.
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Mac & Cheese
Making Mac and Cheese has never been this easy! With just 10 minutes of prep and 45 minutes in the oven you can make the best baked Mac and Cheese - in one pan, without boiling, no flour and no roux. With both Cheddar and Gruyere this is as cheesy & flavor packed as it gets!
Get the recipe from always use butter: Simple Mac and Cheese without Flour (Dump and Bake!)
Instant Pot Bolognese
Save time in the kitchen with this Instant Pot bolognese! A rich and hearty pasta sauce, this instant pot recipe brings all the flavors of the classic dish simmered for hours into a quick meal with basic pantry ingredients.
Get the recipe: Instant Pot Bolognese
Chicken Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Bake
Cheesy chicken and pasta loaded with sun-dried tomatoes and spinach for a filling comfort food meal that's super easy to make.
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One Pan Chicken & Potatoes
Serve this one-pan recipe for Chicken and Potatoes for a Sunday Supper for a small crowd or as a hands-off dinner. It is made with juicy roasted bone-in chicken thighs and drumsticks, tender potatoes, whole cloves of roasted garlic and button mushrooms all cooked together on one sheet pan. That means fewer dishes to do, and only 15 minutes to get it into the oven.
Get the recipe: One Pan Chicken & Potatoes
Vegetarian Ravioli Bake
Another comfort food favorite the whole family will love. Cheesy and delicious!
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Enchilada Bake is super-easy to prepare using pantry and freezer staples, and so tasty it's sure to become a long-time family favorite! No need to turn on your oven, this recipe uses the magic of your slow cooker.
Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs & Sweet Potatoes
You will love this comforting, easy, filling and over the top delicious Sheet Pan Baked Chicken Thighs and Sweet Potato recipe. It is extremely easy to make with pantry staples and cooks in just 30 mins. This gluten-free spiced One Pan Chicken recipe can be doubled or tripled to feed a crowd.
Baked Vegan Pasta
A wonderfully creamy no boil baked vegan pasta bake that is easy, gluten free and packed with vegetables. Can be enjoyed both warm or cold.
Chicken Thigh Tray Bake
This chicken thigh tray bake recipe is fuss-free and perfect for a speedy weeknight family dinner and ready in under 45 minutes. Simply roast chicken thighs, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and carrots in a flavorful marinade.
Pizza Baked Butter Beans
These easy pizza baked beans are perfect for busy weeknights! Mix some canned, drained beans with a bit of pizza sauce, add your favorite toppings, and bake for a quick, cozy dinner that's perfect with a loaf of crusty bread. Ready in 30 minutes.
Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala
A classic British takeaway dish, all done in the slow cooker. Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala is as simple as dumping all the ingredients in the slow cooker and letting it cook. A rich creamy tomato chicken curry with a little tang and spice, all done in the slow cooker. Homemade curry night just got easier!
Cheesy Pizza Pasta Bake
This incredibly quick and easy pizza pasta bake is an absolute lifesaver on busy nights! It’ll be in the oven in no time flat – you can even mix it all up right in the pan (and you don’t even have to precook the pasta)! So cheesy and full of great pizza flavors! Your whole family will love it!
Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole
This creamy spinach artichoke chicken casserole is made with rotisserie chicken and frozen veggies, making prep a breeze! You can make this entire chicken casserole in under 1 hour.
Ranch Chicken & Potato Casserole
This Ranch Chicken and Potato Casserole with broccoli, bacon, and cheese is comfort food at it's finest. Super simple and made in just one pan, this delicious, easy dinner recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight meal.
Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken
Slow cooker teriyaki chicken is chicken breasts cooked with garlic, ginger, soy sauce and honey, then shredded and drizzled with sauce. Serve over rice for an easy yet satisfying crock pot dinner!
Creamy Tuna Pasta Bake
This tuna pasta bake is made creamy, flavorful, and delicious. It is made with canned tuna, mozzarella cheese, and simple ingredients.
Creamy Pesto Pasta Bake
This creamy pesto pasta bake is extra creamy and cheesy, made in one baking pan, and doesn't require kitchen skills! This pasta bake is a super delicious pasta dish that is made in under an hour and tastes like restaurant pasta!
Rigatoni al Forno
Are you looking for an easy, healthy, but delicious pasta dish to serve up for dinner? This flavorful rigatoni al forno with veggies will do the trick. This classic Italian-inspired bake is a simple but satisfying meal. It’s a comforting mixture of textures and flavors that everyone will love. Best of all, it takes little time to prepare and is full of nutrition.
This crock pot potato soup takes about 10 minutes to prep, is loaded with tons of flavor, and the best part is the slow cooker does most of the work for you! Whether you need an easy dinner on a busy weeknight or something cozy for Sunday night dinner, this potato soup is sure to be a family favorite!
Get the recipe: Potato Soup
Instant Pot Fettucine Alfredo
Creamy, rich, and so delicious! This pasta is an easy one-pot dinner that basically cooks itself.
Get the recipe from Piping Pot Curry: Instant Pot Fettucine Alfredo
Cheesy Baked Spaghetti
If your family loves spaghetti but they're sick of the same old pasta and sauce, they are going to LOVE this cheesy easy-baked spaghetti recipe! It's a cross between spaghetti and meatballs and cheesy lasagna so you've got a hearty layer of cheesy noodles topped with a tasty meat sauce and plenty of ooey gooey cheese.
Get the recipe: Cheesy Baked Spaghetti