There’s something about a casserole that summons up the cozy comforts of home. Baked mostly unattended, they go straight from oven to table, making them hassle-free to cook, easy to serve and a cinch to clean up. Perfect for pot-lucks, picnics or everyday dinners, click through for 10 creative casseroles that’ll give your meal planning a boost.

Turkey Skillet Casserole

This recipe uses fresh whole-wheat linguine but any fresh pasta will do. Easy to prepare and quick to cook, this turkey dish from our archives comes from Linda Gassenheimer cookbook, Delicious One-Pot Dishes: Quick, Healthy, Diabetes-Friendly Recipes. Top with grated cheese and a dollop of sour cream for the perfect winter warmer.

photo: Linda Gassenheimer’s ”Delicious One-Pot Dishes: Quick, Healthy, Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

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— Emily Myers