Make-Ahead Meals Recipes
Searching for make-ahead meals? Get inspired with our collection of recipes for casseroles, slow cooker meals, soups, and more!
Three kinds of tangy peppers are tossed together with three cheeses, pepperoni, olives, mushrooms, garlic and herbs in this simple and flavorful marinated salad.
Best if cooking is started the day before serving. Boston butt is the easiest to make on a small scale. Use a shoulder or a whole shoulder (which is a shoulder plus the Boston butt) for larger crowds. The sauce skimmed off the top is very, very hot and can also be used to make terribly hot chicken wings.
This tasty apple butter is a real slow cooker, but well worth the wait. Depending on the sweetness of the apples used, the amount of sugar may be adjusted to taste.
Beef chuck stewed with potatoes, carrots, celery, onions and beef broth for a homey favorite. The aroma that permeates throughout the house while the stew is simmering doesn't do it justice..delicious.
An absolutely delicious coleslaw, more tart and tangy then the creamy kind. Can make this up to 2 weeks ahead of serving and it only gets better.
This down home meatloaf mixture includes beef, eggs, dry bread crumbs, ketchup and dry onion soup mix - all topped with bacon and tomato sauce and baked into the loaf that it is.
A simple but elegant way to make breakfast fast. Put together the night before, and bake while you're in the shower. Serve with lots of extra maple syrup! You may also add extra raisins if you wish.
These delicious meatballs baked in sauce get even better the next day my whole family loves them! The sauce is also great on ribs.
This ham and ziti pasta salad is perked up by the addition of peppers, red onion, sweet pickles and cherry tomatoes with a sweet, tangy dressing.
A sweet and sumptuous baked French toast recipe which is prepared the night before and baked in the morning.