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Busy Day "Bakes": 11 Five Ingredient Recipes for Casseroles

By: Rachel Bernstein, Editor,

Recipes with five ingredients are awesome because they're simple to make and easy on the wallet. When you're pressed for time and looking to save some dough, what you really need are dishes like these 11 Five Ingredient Recipes for Casseroles. These "Busy Day Bakes" are the perfect weeknight meal solutions for families with hectic schedules since they don't require a ton of prep work and the grocery shopping list is very minimal.

No matter what you're craving, whether it's a potato casserole, a pasta bake or a cheesy broccoli concoction, you're sure to find something that satisfies in this collection of our best easy recipes with five ingredients or less. So sit back, relax and enjoy this no-fuss roundup of five ingredient recipes for casseroles!

Busy Day "Bakes"
11 Five Ingredient Recipes for Casseroles

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Five Ingredient Recipes for Dinner

Five Ingredient Recipes for Dessert


Five Ingredient Recipes for Dinner

Addictive Broccoli and Cheese Casserole3 Ingredient Ravioli BakeBaked Pierogi Casserole

Addictive Broccoli and Cheese Casserole (shown above, left) - The combination of broccoli and cheese is a match made in heaven in this cheap casserole recipe. There's a reason this "addictive" bake tops our list of the best five ingredient recipes for casseroles!

3 Ingredient Ravioli Bake (shown above, middle) - Simple as 1 2 3, that's what this pasta bake is!  If you're a fan of ravioli, you'll fall in love with this ultra simple pasta casserole recipe. Yum!

Baked Pierogi Casserole (shown above, right) - Recipes for pierogi casserole are some of our favorite "bakes" around because they're different from your typical, everyday casserole recipes. This unique and easy casserole recipe is a must-make for anyone who wants to try something new for dinner.


Best Ever Mashed Potato CasserolePotato Sausage Casserole4-Ingredient Funeral Potatoes

Best Ever Mashed Potato Casserole (shown above, left) - This side dish casserole is loaded with bacon and cheese, and that's only the beginning. Mixing sour cream and evaporated milk with the mashed potatoes gives them amazing flavor and the perfect creamy consistency.

Potato Sausage Casserole (shown above, middle) - You can't get much more comforting than potatoes, cheese and sausage. This budget-friendly 5 ingredient recipe is simple yet also wonderfully warm and filling. You can't beat this "bake"!

4 Ingredient Funeral Potatoes (shown above, right) - No potluck is complete without a pan of funeral potatoes. This classic cheesy potato recipe is an old favorite portable dish that everyone at the table will love.

Simply Fancy Potatoes - This easy potato side dish recipe looks fancy, but takes very little effort to make. When you're looking for five ingredient recipes to complete your meal, look no further than this classic, simple side dish.

Biscuits and Gravy Casserole - This dish has all of the wonderful flavor of biscuits smothered in creamy sausage gravy, but in an easy casserole recipe. It's no wonder this is one of our favorite five ingredient recipes of all time!


Five Ingredient Recipes for Dessert

3 Ingredient Cake Mix Cobbler4 Ingredient Cake Mix Peach Cobbler5 Ingredient Layered Eclair Cake

3 Ingredient Cake Mix Cobbler (shown above, left) - Just an hour in the oven and a few basic ingredients are all it takes to make this awesome easy cobbler recipe. It's sure to become a favorite dessert recipe in your household!

4 Ingredient Cake Mix Peach Cobbler (shown above, middle) - Recipes using cake mix are a great way to get a quick dessert fix, and this simple cobbler recipe is no exception. It's a must-make treat for any time of year.

5 Ingredient Layered Eclair Cake (shown above, right) - If you love eclairs, you won't want to miss this amazing dessert casserole recipe. When you're searching for five ingredient recipes for dessert, this sweet treat should be at the top of your list.




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