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Being a mom of 8, I am an expert on meal prepping freezer recipes. I love that I can spend an hour of my day to prep meals. So I all have to do is place in the slow cooker or instant pot to cook for a delicious meal.

If you are tired of not knowing what to cook every night, then prep several of these freezer meals so dinner is done. If you are new to freezer cooking, start off with prepping 3 meals to make it easier.

How to Freezer Meal Prep

These freezer meal recipes include chicken, beef, and seafood recipes. All of these recipes make the perfect weeknight dinner.

  • I like to prepare by gathering all the ingredients that I need.
  • I always check my pantry before going to the store. You would be surprised what meals you can prepare just by shopping your own pantry.
  • Once I have all my ingredients organized, then I start by adding the ingredients to the freezer bag if needed.
  • I label the freezer bag with the cooking time, name of recipe and the date.
  • Then place in the freezer.

Check out these 10 Crockpot Freezer Meals in under an Hour to easily meal prep.

How to Know What to Freeze

It can be confusing knowing what you can and cannot freeze. I created this free FREE Freezer Cooking Guide to help you out.

How I Freezer Meal Prep Even Faster

These easy freezer meals are a great way to start freezer cooking. But if you want to know how I can meal prep 10 dinners an an our then check out Lazy Day Cooking Club. We teach you everything you need to know about how to prep dinner fast.

Favorite Easy Freezer Meals:

1. Cowboy Casserole

Cowboy Casserole is one of my favorite freezer-friendly meals. It is loaded with flavor and you can easily substitute the ground beef with ground turkey. Sneak in vegetables such as bell peppers and carrots for a delicious weeknight meal.

Cowboy Casserole
This Cowboy Casserole Recipe is a family favorite. We love this easy weeknight meal because it is loaded with beef, cheese and tator tots.
Cowboy Casserole

2. Pizza Pasta Casserole

This pizza pasta casserole is a easy meal to freezer prep with. When you are ready to enjoy this meal, allow it to thaw in the fridge for a delicious meal. Top with mozzarella cheese and bake for an easy meal.

Easy Pizza Casserole Recipe
This easy pizza casserole recipe is a family pleaser! An Easy casserole recipe. Plus this pizza pasta casserole is an easy freezer meal. Try it today!
Easy Pizza Casserole Recipe

3. Lasagna Casserole

Lasagna Casserole is my husbands favorite meal to make. The mixture of tomato sauce, noodles, and beef cooks easily in the oven. When meal prepping the casserole, I like to prepare in a disposable pan and cover with plastic wrap and aluminum foil.

Lasagna Casserole Recipe
This EASY lasagna casserole recipe is cheesy and oh so yummy! Quick and easy lasagna casserole is the best dinner for busy nights. You will love lasagna style pasta bake. Freeze this easy lasagna bake for a quick and easy meal.
Lasagna Casserole Recipe

4. Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole

This casserole is great to make for a holiday breakfast or brunch.

Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole
Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole is delicious and a healthy breakfast idea. Serve it on Christmas Morning or for a weekend brunch idea.
Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole

5. John Wayne Casserole

We love this ground beef casserole because of the layers of cheddar cheese, veggies and ground beef. It is easy to meal prep with and topped with a biscuit layer.

John Wayne Casserole
This John Wayne Casserole Recipe is the ultimate hamburger casserole. Ground beef, cheese, and seasoning is baked on a biscuit layer.
John Wayne Casserole

6. Chicken Hashbrown Casserole

This chicken hashbrown casserole starts with shredded chicken breast and mixed with a creamy texture. The crispy toppings makes this a family favorite.

Close up image of a 9x13 casserole dish a cheesy chicken hashbrown casserole.
Easy Chicken Hashbrown Casserole Recipe
Chicken hashbrown casserole recipe is the perfect casserole to make on busy nights. It’s loaded with chicken, hashbrowns and yummy cheese. The entire family will love this Cheesy chicken potato casserole recipe.
Easy Chicken Hashbrown Casserole Recipe

7. Sloppy Joe Casserole

There is never anything left of this sloppy joe casserole. The pasta, beef and sloppy joe sauce turns a classic recipe into a delicious recipe.

Sloppy Joe Casserole
Sloppy Joe Casserole is a twist on a classic recipe. This delicious casserole is loaded with ground beef, pasta, and simple ingredients.
Sloppy Joe Casserole

8. Crack Chicken Casserole

Crack chicken casserole is loaded with cheese, bacon, and chicken breasts. The seasoning are simple and we like to add in garlic cloves for added flavor.

Crack Chicken Casserole
Crack Chicken Casserole is loaded with cheese, bacon and chicken. Creamy and delicious casserole with tons of flavor. The perfect weeknight meal.
Crack Chicken Casserole

9. Ultimate Chicken Casserole

Combining chicken, egg noodles and veggies makes the best comfort food.

Ultimate Chicken Casserole
This Ultimate Chicken Casserole Recipe is the best comfort food. Loaded with egg noodles, shredded chicken and bacon this casserole is an easy weeknight meal.
Ultimate Chicken Casserole

10. Chicken Green Bean Casserole

This classic recipe is perfect to make ahead of time by placing in the freezer. Feel free to add in celery, salt, and pepper for added flavor.

Chicken Green Bean Casserole
Chicken Green Bean Casserole is loaded shredded chicken, green beans and simple seasoning. All baked in a creamy sauce and topped with French Fried Onions.
Chicken Green Bean Casserole

11. Jalapeno Poppers Corn Casserole

This corn casserole is always made for our holiday dinners. Make ahead of time and place in the freezer.

Delicious Jalapeño Poppers Corn Casserole recipe
Try this easy Jalapeño Poppers Corn Casserole recipe at your next holiday. This Jalapeño Poppers Cornbread Casserole recipe is amazing!
Delicious Jalapeño Poppers Corn Casserole recipe

12. Hamburger Hashbrown Casserole

Make this delicious hamburger hashbrown casserole for a crowd pleasing meal. Double the batch so you can freeze for another easily meal.

Hamburger Hashbrown Casserole
Hamburger Hashbrown Casserole is loaded with cheese, hamburger and hashbrowns to make the best casserole. Easy dinner any day of the week.
Hamburger Hashbrown Casserole

13. Tuna Casserole

This tuna casserole is loaded with flavor and has a creamy texture. Prepare and store in the freezer for a easy meal on a busy weeknight.

Easy Tuna Casserole Recipe
We love casseroles and this Easy Tuna Casserole Recipe does not disappoint. It is so creamy and the topping is crunchy and delicious. Give this a try today!
Easy Tuna Casserole Recipe

14. Mexican Casserole

This casserole is delicious and perfect served for a large crowd. We love to add in chili powder, cumin, and cilantro for added flavor.

Easy Mexican Casserole Recipe
Easy Mexican Casserole Recipe has the most delicious layers of cheese, ground beef, tortillas and more. This casserole is perfect any day of the week.
Easy Mexican Casserole Recipe

15. Taco Rice Casserole

This Taco Rice Casserole freezes great!

Taco Rice Casserole
Looking for a freezer friendly recipe? You are going to love this easy taco casserole recipe! It is a simple casserole recipe that is packed with flavor. 
Taco Rice Casserole

16. Leftover Ham Casserole

Diced ham, noodles and cheese makes the perfect casserole to use leftover holiday ham. Feel free to add in your favorite vegetables for delicious recipe.

Leftover Ham Casserole
If you have holiday ham leftover make this Leftover Ham Casserole. It is loaded with noodles, ham, cheese and simple seasoning.
Leftover Ham Casserole

17. John Wayne casserole

This simple recipes hat is loaded with beef and cheese freezes great and reheats beautifully.

John Wayne Casserole
This John Wayne Casserole Recipe is the ultimate hamburger casserole. Ground beef, cheese, and seasoning is baked on a biscuit layer.
John Wayne Casserole

18. Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole

Prepare for your next dinner with this freezer friendly chicken casserole.

Chicken Spaghetti Casserole
Easy Chicken Spaghetti Casserole Recipe has everything you need for a great meal. The creamy chicken and pasta come together for the best comfort food.
Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

19. Hamburger Casserole

Top this casserole with salsa for a delicious casserole.

Old Fashioned Hamburger Casserole
Old Fashion Hamburger Casserole is a classic recipe that is creamy, rich and delicious. It is a family favorite that is loaded with flavor.
Old Fashioned Hamburger Casserole

20. Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti pie is one of my favorite freezer meals.

Spaghetti Pie
Easy Baked Spaghetti Pie Recipe is simple to prepare and delicious. Baked spaghetti pie is freezer friendly. Easy Spaghetti Pie Casserole can feed a crowd!
Spaghetti Pie

21. Chicken Nugget Casserole

Make your kids favorite chicken nugget in a casserole for a delicious meal.

Delicious Chicken Nugget Casserole
You have to try this easy chicken nugget casserole recipe. It is so fun and very easy to make. This chicken nugget casserole is perfect for your next family movie night.
Delicious Chicken Nugget Casserole

22. Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Make this chicken enchilada casserole with rotisserie chicken for a delicious casserole. Serve in a bowl with rice for a delicious meal.

Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole
You have to try this Easy chicken enchilada casserole – you can have this easy chicken enchilada recipe made in minutes. Making enchiladas is easy now!
Easy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

23. Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

Come home to this casserole being ready to place in the oven for the perfect weeknight meal.

Sloppy Joe Casserole
Sloppy Joe Casserole is a twist on a classic recipe. This delicious casserole is loaded with ground beef, pasta, and simple ingredients.
Sloppy Joe Casserole

24. Paula Deen Breakfast Casserole

I love making this breakfast casserole for a delicious weekend breakfast.

Paula Dean Breakfast Casserole
Paula Deen Breakfast Casserole is a delicious casserole that is loaded with easy ingredients. Perfect for the holidays or a weekend breakfast.
Paula Dean Breakfast Casserole

25. Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

This Homemade spaghetti sauce freezes beautifully and makes spaghetti night even easier.

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
This Easy Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Recipe from scratch can be made on a stove top in under an hour. It is so easy to make and loved by all.
Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

26. Big Mac Tater Tot Casserole

This cheesy burger casserole is one of our favorite casseroles. You can’t go wrong with these simple ingredients and even my pickiest eater, loves this recipe.

Big Mac Tator Tot Casserole
Big Mac Tater Tot Casserole is kid friendly and loaded with flavor. This cheesy burger casserole is made with simple ingredients and the perfect weeknight meal.
Big Mac Tator Tot Casserole

27. Sloppy Joe Cornbread Casserole

Top your classic sloppy joe mixture with a cornbread mixture for a delicious casserole.

Sloppy Joe Cornbread Casserole
Sloppy Joe Cornbread Casserole is a delicious and hearty casserole recipe. It combines our favorite sloppy joe recipe with a cornbread topping.
Sloppy Joe Cornbread Casserole

28. Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole

Bake this casserole with red sauce and ground beef to make a delicious casserole.

Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole
Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole is layered with ground beef, corn tortilla's and sauce. Easy ingredients and full of flavor casserole recipe.
Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole

29. Cheeseburger Tater Tot Casserole

This classic tator tot casserole recipe is loaded with flavor.

Cheeseburger Tator Tot Casserole Recipe
Try this easy Cheeseburger Tator Tot Casserole Recipe. An Easy Tator tot Casserole recipe that is loaded with cheese and packed with flavor.
Cheeseburger Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

30. Crock Pot Shredded Beef Enchilada Casserole

This enchilada casserole cooks easily in the slow cooker for the perfect meal idea.

Crock Pot Shredded Beef Enchilada Casserole
Crock Pot Shredded Beef Enchilada Casserole has all the flavors of enchiladas in an easy to make casserole.It is the perfect meal to make during busy weeks.
Crock Pot Shredded Beef Enchilada Casserole

31. Easy Dorito Casserole

This casserole is a family favorite!

Dorito Casserole
This Doritos Casserole is layered with ground beef, taco seasoning, and Doritos. All of the ingredients combine make the best casserole.
Dorito Casserole

32. Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Another easy breakfast casserole that is ready in less than 30 minute. Serve with a side of fruit for an amazing meal.

Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
Try this easy Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole. You can make it the night before or in the morning. Bacon Egg and Cheese Casserole freezes great!
Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

33. Low Carb Taco Casserole

Top this taco casserole with sour cream and black bean for a low carb casserole.

Keto Taco Casserole
Keto Taco Casserole has everything you love about tacos in a low carb casserole sure to impress! Low Carb Taco Casserole comes together in under 30 minutes.
Keto Taco Casserole

34. Crock Pot Crack Chicken Casserole

You can easily make this casserole with chicken thighs or chicken breast. This crack chicken is one of my favorites as well as chicken pot pie.

Crack Chicken Casserole
Crack Chicken Casserole is loaded with cheese, bacon and chicken. Creamy and delicious casserole with tons of flavor. The perfect weeknight meal.
Crack Chicken Casserole

35. Beef Enchilada Tater Tot Casserole

Make this beef casserole for those busy weeknights for a delicious meal idea.

Easy Beef Enchilada Tator Tot Casserole Recipe
If you love tator tot casseroles, you will love this easy beef enchilada tator tot casserole recipe. All the flavors of beef enchiladas in a casserole.
Easy Beef Enchilada Tator Tot Casserole Recipe

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  1. Carrie says:

    I’m glad you loved it!

  2. Erika says:

    Perfect for the pandemic covid-19. And I’m having a baby due April 22nd! Thanks!

  3. Carrie says:

    Becca, I let them thaw in the refrigerator the night before and then bake at 350 for 20-30 minutes based on the casserole type. Thank you!

  4. Becca says:

    Carrie, when you do the frozen casseroles how do you bake the day of? Especially the mashed potatoes. Also where do you get your foil pans, do you get the ones with lids or use foil?

  5. Carrie says:

    Yes, click on these names in the post and it will take you to the recipe. Thank you!

  6. Carrie says:

    It’s 2 lbs of ground turkey and 2 cans of black beans. I have corrected the post. Thank you!

  7. Louise cox says:

    Also the teriy Q and the last mentioned chicken marianade. Is there a recipe?

  8. Louise cox says:

    So in the taco casserole…just to clarify…2 lbs of turkey AND 2 lbs of gr beef? Referring to Gina’s question above.

  9. Carrie says:

    Sorry we don’t have the whole shopping list and I usually do about 3-4 chicken breasts for the marinades. As long as the chicken is fully coated it will taste good!

  10. Laura says:

    How many chicken breasts do you put in each marinade? I looked twice to see if I saw…also, do you have one whole shopping list for the whole post?

  11. Carrie says:

    Sorry – just a regular can of pineapple – I normally do chopped pineapple – I think the can sizes are 14 oz.

  12. Lori says:

    These sound great! I have a question though. What size can of pineapple and what kind- sliced, chopped or crushed? Thanks

  13. Carrie says:

    Sorry Gina – let me fix that. It is supposed to say 2 lbs of ground beef.

  14. Gina says:

    The Taco Rice Casserole recipe says 2 cans of beef. Beef what? thanks!

  15. Hannah says:

    Thank you so much! I used this the last few days as I prepared for and did my first freezer cooking session! Now, when I’m at work, supper is easy for my husband and kids.

  16. Crystal says:

    this isawesome, Carrie! I know the post probably took almost as long as the meal preparations, but I’d love to see another freezer meal plan from you!

  17. Marianne says:

    These recipes look great. Can’t wait to try them. But I have a few questions. The Taco Rice casserole is 2 cans of Beef? Beef Broth? And the Chicken Teriyaki dinner uses what size of pineapple? The small 8 oz can with 1/2 or 1/4 c teriyaki? Thanks!

  18. Melissa Boyce says:

    I am not an organized person but you made this look so simple. Our family is going to try the 16 meals! Thank you for taking time to put it into writing.