Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)


Select One (optional)




Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Christmas
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Earth Day
  • Easter
  • Fall
  • Father's Day
  • Halloween
  • Jewish Holiday
  • Kwanzaa
  • Mother's Day
  • New Year's
  • Patriotic Holiday
  • Spring
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Summer
  • Thanksgiving
  • Valentine's Day
  • Winter
  • Back to School
  • Birthdays
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
Cuisine Type

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • American
  • Amish
  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish
  • Mexican
  • Southern
  • Tropical


Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Cooking Method

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Casserole
  • Grilling
  • Microwave
  • No Bake
  • Oven
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Skillet
  • Slow Cooker
Cooking Time

Select One (optional)

Preparation Time

Select One (optional)

Chill Time

Select One (optional)

Number of Ingredients

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time HIGH

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time LOW

Select One (optional)


Free Offer
9 Casserole Recipes to Make When Eating on a Budget

With the right ingredients and the right recipe, you can create a delicious dish on a budget. Our FREEeCookbook gives you plenty of inexpensive meal ideas!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Halving a Recipe: How to Cut a Casserole in Half

By: Natalie Taylor, Editor,
Halving a Recipe How to Cut a Casserole in Half

Casserole recipes are great for feeding large groups, but are not always the best for one or two people. You may think that you cannot make a casserole unless you have an army to feed, but with our easy guide on Halving a Recipe: How to Cut a Casserole in Half, you can make a delicious casserole for as many or as few guests as you want!

Our guide on halving a recipe will teach you the best tips and tricks on how to make a casserole work for any situation. Whether you want to avoid leftovers or you want to make an easy dinner for two, this guide will show you how! As an added bonus, we have included a helpful chart on halving common measurements. With our guide on hand, there is nothing stopping you from making an amazingly easy meal, be it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. So get out your baking dish and start casseroling!

Don't waste another day dreading unwanted leftovers or struggling to think of an easy dinner recipe. Use our guide to make any casserole work for any group of people, big or small.

How to Cut a Casserole in Half

  1. Choose the Correct Pan

    1. When choosing a smaller dish, it is important to choose one that has similar proportions to the dish specified in the original recipe
    2. For example, if the new dish you choose is too deep, the casserole may not bake completely; conversely, if the new dish is too shallow, the casserole may bake too quickly and become dry

  2. Cut the Ingredients in Half

    1. Refer to our easy guide (above) for help in halving common measurements.
    2. For the most precise recipe, beat the egg until the yolk and white are combined and measure out 2 tablespoons.

  3. Do The Math Before You Start Cooking

    If you write down the halved measurements before you start cooking, it will make the entire process much easier.

  4. Adjust the Baking Time

    1. Reduce the baking time by about 5 minutes.
    2. This 5 minute time reduction is important, especially if the casserole is halved from a 9 x 13-inch recipe to an 8 x 8-inch dish. This is because an 8 x 8-inch dish holds slightly more than half of a 9 x 13-inch dish.

  5. General Tip

    You can always make the full recipe, but divide it between two smaller pans. Enjoy one and freeze the other for later!

Free recipes, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

This is so helpful, especially the chart! It's hard cooking dinner for just one person because you're usually eating leftovers for a week afterward. Cutting the recipe in half would definitely help me save food and my tastebuds!


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Recipe of the Day

One Pan Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

The beauty of this One Pan Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole is that it easily comes together in one pan! Instead of spending time… Continue reading: "One Pan Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite recipes
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your recipes


Sponsored Content

Connect With Us

Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe Do Not Sell My Personal Information

---- 1 ----


Images from other cooks

There are currently no images from other cooks.

I Love It