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Create Your Own Casseroles

It's easy! Choose just one ingredient from each category, mix, pop in the oven, and voila!


Protein Food (1 1/2 to 2 cups)

  • Cooked ham, silvered or shaved
  • Cooked or canned chicken or turkey
  • Canned luncheon meat
  • Cooked beef, veal, lamb or pork
  • Hard cooked eggs
  • Frankfurters
  • Cheese
  • Canned tuna or salmon

Sauce (1 can condensed soup plus 1/3 cup liquid)

  • Cream of celery plus milk
  • Cream of chicken plus buttermilk
  • Cream of mushroom plus cream
  • Cream of potato plus sour cream
  • Green pea plus tomato juice
  • Cheddar cheese plus vegetable juice
  • Tomato plus water

Cooked Vegetables (1 1/2 cups)

  • Browned green pepper, celery, and onions
  • Cooked or canned green beans
  • Cooked or canned peas
  • Cooked or canned carrots
  • Cooked or canned asparagus

Cooked Pasta, etc. (1 1/2 - 2 cups)

  • Noodles
  • Macaroni
  • Rice
  • Potatoes
  • Spaghetti
  • Corn
  • Sweet potatoes

Topping (2 - 4 tablespoons)

  • Crushed potato chips
  • Fresh bread crumbs
  • Fried onion rings
  • Crushed corn flakes
  • Potato sticks
  • Slivered almonds
  • Cracker crumbs
  • Crushed stuffing mix


  1. Choose ONE ingredient from each category.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a casserole and sprinkle with topping.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes, or until hot.

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