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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Sprinkle the bread crumbs evenly over the top of the casserole dish. Carrie Knauer,, "Carrie’s Kitchen: Ready for fall? Try these ready-to-serve casserole recipes," 16 Sep. 2019 Spray the sides of a casserole dish with nonstick spray. Chronicle Food Staff,, "Recipe: Audrey Cooper’s Smoked Baked Beans," 6 Sep. 2019 Transfer the rhubarb to a 2 1/2- to 3-quart oven-safe casserole dish and add the strawberries and vanilla. Marcy Goldman, Twin Cities, "With less sugar, these cobblers, crisps and crumbles let their fruit flavors shine brighter," 15 Aug. 2019 Arrange squash and tomatoes in an overlapping pattern in a casserole dish. Bibby Gignilliat, The Mercury News, "Quick Cook: How to make a Tomato and Summer Squash Tian," 12 Aug. 2019 The squash tagine with preserved lemon and mint is delectable, as are the sweet potato tofu casserole and Lebanese eggplant stew. Todd Plummer, Vogue, "There’s a Fresh Crop of Vegan Restaurants in Dublin," 15 Mar. 2019 Looking for a lighter take on a sweet potato casserole? Joy Bauer, Ms, Woman's Day, "Mashed Sweet Potato and Carrots," 23 Jan. 2019 Candied, mashed, or baked into a pie or casserole, Alabamians know how to cook a sweet potato. al, "Serve a meal inspired by Alabama’s 200-year history," 20 Aug. 2019 Choose among salads, casseroles, whole fish, pasta, roasted meats and vegetables, global dishes, smoked meats and vegetables, desserts, vegan and anti-inflammatory options. Melissa Yeager, azcentral, "Ready to chow down? Here are the 5 cheapest buffets on the Las Vegas Strip," 3 July 2019

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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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