Weighed Down with Holiday Prep? Try These 25 Easy Casseroles Made With Campbell's Soup

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Canned Convenience

It's hard to beat the comforting qualities of a casserole made with canned cream soup. When Campbell's invented condensed soup in 1897, they may not have imagined that one day it would be eaten more often as an ingredient in casseroles than as a soup. But home cooks soon recognized the ease, nostalgia, and creaminess that canned soup brings to these classic casserole recipes. 

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Chicken Divan is full of savory chicken, broccoli, creamy sauce, and the most amazing butter cracker topping close up in the dish. Horizontal

Chicken Broccoli Divan

A blast from the past, this is the simplest version of the retro chicken divan casserole. You don't even have to mix the whole thing: Just put the broccoli and chicken into a pie plate, then top with the sauce and breadcrumbs. Serve it as-is for a low-carb meal or pair with rice.

Recipe: Campbell's 

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Chicken and Rice Casserole
Homemade Corn Pudding Casserole

Baked Corn Casserole

Need a quick vegetable side dish? This one cooks up like a cross between cornbread and pudding, with Parmesan cheese and French-fried onions giving it a savory spin. Though it calls for cream of chicken soup, you can use cream of mushroom or celery for a vegetarian version.

Recipe: Campbell's

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Turkey casserole with broccoli, rice and crumbled crackers
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King Ranch Chicken

King Ranch Chicken

King Ranch casserole is a Texas speciality named after one of the biggest ranches in the state. It's a Tex-Mex dish that's full of chicken, peppers, onions, and cheese in a rich sauce with tomatoes. Corn tortillas are layered inside of it for a casserole take on enchiladas.

Recipe: The Seasoned Mom

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Chicken Spaghetti

Ultimate Chicken Spaghetti

Chicken spaghetti has been a hit on the internet for years now, so it should be part of your meal roster. It starts with a sauce made with cream of mushroom soup along with a can of Rotel tomatoes and Velveeta cheese. Feel free to add red peppers, mushrooms, or any other additions your family might like.

Recipe: Southern Bite

Creamy Baked Chicken and Penne Casserole

Chicken Florentine Casserole

Though it's got a base of cream of mushroom soup, this chicken Florentine casserole also has lots of Swiss cheese and fresh basil for punches of flavor. The recipe calls for elbow macaroni, but you can use penne or any other short pasta you like.

Recipe: Taste of Home

Chicken Pot Pie

Biscuit-Topped Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie can be a complicated affair unless you use this shortcut recipe. Cream of potato soup acts as the sauce, bringing together cubed chicken and frozen mixed vegetables. A tube of refrigerated biscuits makes for a much easier — and more filling — topping than pie crust.

Recipe: Campbell's

Traditional Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Corn Casserole

We all know and love the classic green bean casserole for the holidays, so why not make it the rest of the year? Besides green beans, this dish includes corn, onions, cream of celery soup, and cheddar cheese. Crushed cheese crackers give it an extra cheesy flavor.

Recipe: Julie's Eats & Treats

Creamy chicken and potato casserole
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Cheesy Chicken and Potato Casserole

Meat and potato lovers will be happy with this casserole. It combines cheesy potatoes — sometimes called funeral potatoes — with diced, cooked chicken or turkey and bacon for a heartier dish that serves as a main course.

Recipe: Campbell's

Golden baked seafood lasagna

Blend of the Bayou Casserole

This Cajun-inspired seafood casserole includes the holy trinity of vegetables — onion, celery, and bell pepper — along with shrimp and crabmeat in a cream sauce made with cream cheese and cream of mushroom soup. Add some Cajun seasoning if you want to punch up the flavor.

Recipe: Taste of Home

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Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Casseroles aren't just for dinner — they make easy work of breakfast or brunch, too. Italian sausage, red bell pepper, cubed bread, and cheese combine with eggs and cream of mushroom soup for a savory bread pudding. Add whatever other vegetables you have languishing in your produce drawer. 

Recipe: Campbell's

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Poppy seed chicken
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Poppy Seed Chicken

A Southern classic, poppy seed chicken mixes cooked chicken chunks into a creamy sauce made with cream of chicken soup, sour cream, and poppy seeds under a layer of crunchy Ritz cracker crumbs. Don't skip the lemon zest, as it cuts through the rich sauce. Serve with buttered egg noodles or rice and a salad.

Recipe: Delish

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Chicken Tortilla Bake

Creamy chicken enchiladas are a homemade Tex-Mex favorite, but rolling them is a pain. This bake layers the mild, creamy filling with tortillas like a lasagna so there's very little prep work involved. A thick layer of shredded cheese on top is a must.

Recipe: Taste of Home

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Creamy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Branch out from the typical green beans with this Brussels sprouts casserole. It starts with the step of cooking bacon in an ovenproof skillet — you'll be baking it in that skillet to save on dishes — then cooking onions and Brussels sprouts in the bacon fat before mixing it all with cream of mushroom soup and baking.

Recipe: Campbell's

Chicken Chasseur Slow Cook

Crockpot Chicken Casserole

Sometimes you just don't want to turn on your oven but you still want a comforting casserole. For those times, there's your crockpot and this recipe for a creamy chicken and rice dish. You start with uncooked rice,  chicken, and frozen vegetables —  and end up with a spoonable comfort food.

Recipe: The Typical Mom

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Easy Beef Pot Pie

Unlike most of the other recipes, this one's not made with cream soup, but golden mushroom soup instead. That makes the filling of this beef pot pie similar to a beef stew, complete with cubed sirloin steak, potatoes, and mixed vegetables under a brown pie crust.

Recipe: Campbell's

Beef enchiladas with tomato sauce and cheese
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Easy Beef Enchiladas

When you do want to put in a little more effort rolling enchiladas for your family, try this ground beef version that's still really easy. It combines cans of cheddar cheese soup and enchilada sauce for a creamy, rich version of the original. 

Recipe: The Seasoned Mom

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Chicken Zucchini Casserole

If you have a garden that gifts you with an overabundance of zucchini each summer, try this recipe to use up some of it. Stuffing mix acts as the starch, along with chicken, lots of cubed zucchini, and cream of chicken soup for a quick, two-pot meal. 

Recipe: Taste of Home

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Ham and Asparagus Strata

Leftover ham never looked as good as it does in this strata recipe. Just stir together stuffing mix, ham, asparagus, and cheese in a 9x13 pan before pouring over a savory custard made with cream of asparagus or mushroom soup. Dijon mustard gives it a little tang.

Recipe: Campbell's

Baked Chicken Noodle Casserole
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Hearty Chicken and Noodle Casserole

This casserole is like chicken pot pie, but with egg noodles instead of pie crust or biscuits. Frozen vegetables and cream of mushroom soup make it simple, while Parmesan and cheddar cheese make it special. 

Recipe: Campbell's

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Penne and Smoked Sausage Casserole

This dish is reminiscent of mac and cheese, but with the added bonus of smoked sausage and a crunchy topping of cheese-flavored, French-fried onions. Make sure you brown the sausage well, because those crusty bits are the best part and stand out in the creamy, cheesy sauce.

Recipe: Taste of Home

Breakfast Casserole
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Hash Brown Potato Casserole

A potluck classic, hash brown casserole is also known as cheesy potatoes, funeral potatoes, and many other monikers. Canned cream soup and sour cream are mixed with onions and frozen potatoes and baked. Try using cubed potatoes instead of shredded, or adding a crunchy topping like corn flakes or crushed potato chips. 

Recipe: Campbell's

Cheesy Doritos Casserole

Cheesy Fiesta Beef Casserole

Made up almost entirely of pantry and fridge staples, this casserole can be put together in no time. Instead of corn tortillas, it calls for crushed, nacho-flavored tortilla chips for extra flavor. Though the recipe calls for microwaving the final casserole, feel free to pop it in the oven if you prefer to brown it a bit.

Recipe: Taste of Home

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Homemade Tater Tot Hotdish Casserole

Tater Tot Casserole

A list like this is incomplete without the upper Midwest favorite tater tot casserole. It starts with a layer of browned ground beef, vegetables, and canned cream soup, and gets topped with cheese and frozen tater tots. Worcestershire sauce and garlic give this recipe a boost.

Recipe: Mom on Timeout