Casseroles are the ultimate comfort food. So, fill your belly with these guilt-free, Paleo casserole recipes.
Utilizing ingredients like almond flour, grass-fed meat, or your own Paleo cheese with cashews gives these cozy dishes that extra layer of comfort you crave on a cool day (or any day, really). All of these melt-in-your-mouth flavors are great casserole recipes to swap with friends, become family favorites, and are perfect when eaten in your pjs under your favorite blanket. Just add your favorites to a casserole dish, and let your oven do the rest.
1. Grain-Free Taco Casserole
Everyone gets excited for taco night! But what about baked tacos in casserole form? Sounds pretty amazing in my book.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Grain-Free Taco Casserole
2. Taco Shepherd’s Pie
Here’s another variation on tacos. This recipe fuses with a Shepherd’s Pie for an extra hearty meal.
Recipe: The Lucky Penny Blog | Taco Shepherd’s Pie
3. Spaghetti Squash Casserole
Spaghetti squash is so easy to eat by the bowlful. Bake in some spinach, tomatoes, garlic, and red onion for a light casserole.
Recipe: Slim Sanity | Spaghetti Squash Casserole
4. Paleo Pastelon
What’s Pastelon, you might ask? It’s a delicious mix of plantains, carrots, beef, and chicken stock baked to perfection. You can even add bell peppers if you want.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Pastelon
5. Four-Layer Beef & Bacon Casserole
Beef and bacon combined together calls for a meaty meal. There is also a cream cauliflower mash involved here. It’s comfort at its finest.
Recipe: Fed and Fit | Four-Layer Beef & Bacon Casserole
6. Paleo Lasagna
How can you have a casserole round up without including lasagna? Instead of gluten-filled noodles, swap them out for Paleo-friendly butternut squash.
Recipe: Healthful Pursuit | Paleo Lasagna
7. Paleo Pizza Bake
Chicago-style pizza is always a crowd pleaser, so why not take the next step and bake a pizza casserole? It’s so worth it.
Recipe: Fitness HQ | Paleo Pizza Bake
8. Nonni’s Eggplant and Meatball Casserole
Eggplant Parmesan is an Italian classic – that usually includes cheese and gluten. This version offers the same tasty flavors with all of the Paleo friendliness in the mix.
Recipe: Healing and Dealing | Nonni’s Eggplant and Meatball Casserole
9. Thai Ground Beef & Spaghetti Squash Casserole
This dish includes chilies, ginger, beef, bell pepper, mushrooms, and green onion. Get a taste of Southeast Asia with this amazing recipe!
Recipe: My Heart Beets | Thai Ground Beef & Spaghetti Squash Casserole
10. Paleo Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Whip up this stick-to-your-ribs casserole that’s completely Paleo-approved and delicious.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Chicken Enchilada Casserole
11. Spaghetti Squash and Sausage Breakfast Casserole
Oh yes, casseroles can be eaten for breakfast too. This is an easy recipe that boasts spaghetti squash, chicken (or turkey), and a ton of herbs and spices. Swap this into your morning routine, and you’ll be glad you did.
Recipe: Vibrant Life Army Wife | Spaghetti Squash and Sausage Breakfast Casserole
12. Thanksgiving Casserole
It’s Thanksgiving dinner all in one casserole. The turkey, cranberry sauce, cauliflower mash, thyme, and sage all come together to give you the taste of the holidays in one dish.
Recipe: The Whole Life Balance | Thanksgiving Casserole
13. Paleo Casserole (in a Mug)
This ground turkey casserole comes in a personal-sized serving. Add some cauliflower, broccoli, yellow pepper, red onion, bacon, and garlic and then chow down without worrying about sharing!
Recipe: Paleo Grubs| Paleo Casserole (in a Mug)
14. Paleo Chicken Parmesan Bake
This recipe omits the gluten and dairy, replacing them with Paleo-friendly ingredients like almond flour and spaghetti squash that taste even better than the original.
Recipe: Plaid and Paleo | Paleo Chicken Parmesan Bake
15. Creamy Chicken Casserole
This is the ultimate comfort food. It’s creamy, meaty, and hearty with each delicious bite. Mushrooms and bacon only make this chicken dish all the better. Pair this dish with a fresh green salad, and you’re set.
Recipe: Balancing BRCA | Creamy Chicken Casserole
16. Paleo Cauliflower Chicken Casserole
Unlike the last recipe, this dish brings a lighter taste to the table. Fresh veggies like bell pepper, tomatoes, and cauliflower mix with chicken and bacon for a flavorful casserole.
Recipe: Slim Sanity | Paleo Cauliflower Chicken Casserole
17. Paleo Buffalo Chicken Casserole
Tangy buffalo chicken and Paleo ranch dressing come together in an amazing game-day casserole.
Recipe: Jay’s Baking Me Crazy | Paleo Buffalo Chicken Casserole
18. Lemon & Herb Chicken Potato Casserole
Where many casseroles are heavy, this dish is light thanks to the lemon and lean chicken.
Recipe: Happy Body Formula | Lemon & Herb Chicken Potato Casserole
19. Barbeque Chicken Casserole
Many barbeque sauces are packed with added sugar. However, this is a recipe that offers nothing but clean ingredients for you to enjoy. Make it on a cool day or for when you’re sitting on your patio outside.
Recipe: Jay’s Baking Me Crazy | Barbeque Chicken Casserole
20. Paleo Spaghetti Squash Hawaiian Pizza
Add all of your favorite toppings like ham, pineapple, basil, and pasta sauce to this tasty dish!
Recipe: Smile Sandwich | Paleo Spaghetti Squash Hawaiian Pizza
21. No Noodle Cauliflower Casserole with Sausage
Packed with herbs and savory pork, this stick-to-your-ribs casserole is finished with almond meal for a nice crunchy topping.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | No Noodle Cauliflower Casserole with Sausage
22. Mom’s Comfort Casserole
Beef and pork partner with sweet potatoes, tomato sauce, and chopped green peppers.
Recipe: That Paleo Couple | Mom’s Comfort Casserole
23. Chorizo Chipotle Breakfast Casserole
Indulgent like a breakfast burrito – with none of the guilt.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chorizo Chipotle Breakfast Casserole
24. Bacon Burger Cauliflower Rice Casserole
You get all the classic flavors of a bacon burger but it’s baked in an oven. Garnish with extra tomatoes.
Recipe: Beauty and the Foodie | Bacon Burger Cauliflower Rice Casserole
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25. Sweet Potato Casserole
Think of that sweet potato dish you serve around holiday time – except this casserole can be on your recipe rotation all year round. Maple syrup and pecans bring out the flavors of fall.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Sweet Potato Casserole
26. Butternut Squash Apple Leek Gratin
Balanced flavors are the name of the game with this dish. Sweet apples, earthy butternut squash, salty pancetta, and fresh leeks make this the perfect dish for a family meal.
Recipe: Three Bean on a String | Butternut Squash Apple Leek
27. Pesto Broccoli Sweet Potato Rice Casserole
Whip up some sweet potato rice, add some fresh broccoli, and you have an easy, healthy dinner for you and your family.
Recipe: Inspiralized | Pesto Broccoli Sweet Potato Rice Casserole
28. Paleo Root Casserole
Root veggies offer a fullness factor that’s similar to a meaty meal. Earthy mushrooms, fresh rosemary, and hearty sweet potatoes are just a few of the flavors you’ll experience with this dish.
Recipe: Paleo Porn | Paleo Root Casserole
29. Seafood Florentine Casserole
Think scallops, Nordic shrimp, and smoked salmon baked with spinach, mushrooms, and macadamia nuts in a Paleo Béchamel sauce.
Recipe: The Healthy Foodie | Seafood Florentine Casserole
30. Creamy Broccoli Casserole
Cream of broccoli soup in the form of a casserole! Mix some pecans, green onions, honey, coconut milk, and broccoli together to create the perfect meal for a chilly night.
Recipe: Purely Twins | Creamy Broccoli Casserole
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