Baked golden brown atop lasagna, stuffed inside ravioli, or simply sprinkled on steamed vegetables, we can all agree cheese is the ultimate comfort food. This beloved dairy product comes in a bunch of different varieties, each with the power to take your meals to a whole new level.

Whether you're craving gooey mac 'n' cheese or creamy risotto, here are 12 cheesy recipes that'll have you indulging every night of the week.

1. Cheesy broccoli and rice casserole

(Rachel Vanni/Courtesy Tasting Table)

2. Parmesan risotto

(Rachel Vanni/Courtesy Tasting Table)

3. Chicken and ricotta dumpling soup

(Michelle Sun/Courtesy Tasting Table)

4. Chicken-apple sausage mac and cheese

(Rachel Vanni/Courtesy Tasting Table)

5. Sweet potatoes aligot

(Michelle Sun/Courtesy Tasting Table)

6. Belgian endive and blue cheese gratin

(Katie Foster/Courtesy Tasting Table)

7. Egg yolk-and-ricotta-filled ravioli

(Rachel Vanni/Courtesy Tasting Table)

8. Cheesy hasselback zucchini

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9. Cheese-crusted chicken tenders

(Dave Katz/Courtesy Tasting Table)

10. Stuffed shells with squash and baked burrata

(Dave Katz/Courtesy Tasting Table)

11. Sausage and ricotta lasagna

(Rachel Vanni/Courtesy Tasting Table)

12. Cheddar and gruyère grilled cheese sandwiches

(Courtesy Tasting Table)

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