cas·​se·​role | \ ˈka-sə-ˌrōl also ˈka-zə- How to pronounce casserole (audio) \

Definition of casserole

1 : a dish in which food may be baked and served
2 : food cooked and served in a casserole
3 : a deep round usually porcelain dish with a handle used for heating substances in the laboratory

Examples of casserole in a Sentence

I made tuna casserole for dinner. meat and noodles served in a casserole

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Another used puréed cauliflower instead of canned cream of mushroom soup in a Thanksgiving casserole. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "Sorry Grandma, Your Soup Looks Boring on Instagram. So We’re ‘Fixing’ It," 23 Oct. 2018 Sweet potatoes are often treated like their savory (white) cousins and get mashed, roasted, turned into noodles, shaped into pancakes, or baked in a casserole. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "How to Buy and Bake Perfect Sweet Potatoes," 24 Aug. 2018 Place 6 small ramekins or soufflé cups into a casserole dish. Daniel Boulud, ELLE Decor, "Recipe: Crab-And-Corn Custard And Corn Salad With Yellow-Tomato Vinaigrette," 17 Aug. 2016 Whether your family demands green bean casserole or scalloped potatoes alongside their turkey, these dishes can be prepped and assembled two whole days before the big event. Hannah Doolin, Country Living, "Here's Exactly When To Cook Every Dish For Thanksgiving Dinner," 16 Nov. 2016 If the torte feels too fancy, prepare it casserole-style in a baking dish and serve by scooping out portions. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Butternut Squash and Kale Torte," 6 Nov. 2014 There are a lot of things to love about casseroles. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "13 Casserole Recipes That Cost Less Than $2 Per Serving," 5 Mar. 2019 As a general rule of thumb, cover pans with lids or aluminum foil to prevent splatters and place baking sheets on the bottom racks when baking pies and casseroles to catch anything that might spill over. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "How to Clean an Oven Quickly and Painlessly," 18 Dec. 2018 Among her father's favorites were oyster dressing, lasagna, and broccoli and cheese rice casserole. Ann Maloney,, "Sergio 'Ms. Okra' Robinson keeps New Orleans street peddling tradition rolling," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of casserole

1708, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for casserole

French, saucepan, from Middle French, diminutive of casse ladle, dripping pan, from Old Occitan cassa, perhaps ultimately from Greek kyathos ladle

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English Language Learners Definition of casserole

: food (such as meat, noodles, and vegetables) baked together and served in a deep dish
: a deep dish used for baking


cas·​se·​role | \ ˈka-sə-ˌrōl How to pronounce casserole (audio) \

Kids Definition of casserole

1 : a mix of food baked and served in a deep dish
2 : a deep dish in which food can be baked and served

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