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Healthy Casserole Recipes

It's true: You can get all the home-cooked flavor and warmth of a casserole recipe without all the calories and fat. Clocking in under 400 calories and 15 grams of fat per serving, these healthy casserole recipes prove comfort food actually can be good for you.


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    • Hot Chicken Salad Casserole

      Creamy chicken salad meets cheesy casserole in a three-step recipe with healthy ingredients like yellow sweet pepper and yogurt. Almond slices and cornflakes form the crunchy topper.

    • Potluck Chicken Tetrazzini

      Think pasta can't be part of a low-cal dinner? Think again! A lemony cream sauce forms a flavorful base for this veggie-laden casserole -- and no one will believe it's less than 300 calories per serving!

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    • Greek Lentil-Quinoa Casserole

      Move over, heavy casseroles -- a new bake is in town. Tender lentils and quinoa nestle in a protein-packed Greek yogurt sauce, topped with salty Kalamata olives and crunchy pita chips. A scattering of fresh tomatoes and snipped oregano keeps flavors bright.

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    • Bean and Beef Enchilada Casserole

      Lean ground beef and canned pinto beans, rather than refried beans, form a hearty, low-fat filling for this healthy Mexican casserole. Top it with diced green onions and fresh tomatoes, if you'd like. (We like!)

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    • Make a Veggie-Packed Lasagna!

      Cherry tomatoes + tender Swiss chard + lower-fat goat cheese = a dreamy lasagna you can feel good about. Watch how easily this healthy bake comes together!

    • Garlic Cashew and Chicken Casserole

      Get all the flavors of takeout for a fraction of the calories. Crunchy stir-fried veggies -- like carrots, celery, and bok choy -- combine with chicken and brown rice to form a filling casserole base, and lightly toasted chow mein noodles and cashews form a crunchy topper.

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    • Baked Shrimp with Rice

      Shrimp is a low-calorie protein that just so happens to taste fabulous in a casserole -- especially when that casserole features creamy, veggie-studded rice topped with golden-brown almond slivers.

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    • Quick Chicken Tortilla Bake

      Looking for a casserole that's healthy AND speedy? Try this five-ingredient wonder! Choosing reduced-fat cream of chicken soup helps keep this melty casserole low-cal, and precooked chicken ensures the prep time is quick -- 15 minutes quick!

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    • Spinach and Artichoke Casserole

      Celebrate the winning combination of spinach and artichokes in our healthy casserole recipe made with turkey, sweet peppers, and onion mixed right in. Not only is each serving less than 400 calories, but it also has a whopping 29 grams of protein and is full of fiber, too.

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      Greek Vegetable and Feta Cheese Pie

      A flaky phyllo crust holds a delicious mix of sweet pepper, zucchini, spinach, garlic, and feta in this Greek-style casserole recipe. Don't let its indulgent flavors fool you -- it's just 252 calories per serving!

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      Asian Shrimp and Noodles

      Load your casseroles with healthy nutrients by filling them with lean protein, veggies, and whole grains. A combo of shrimp, zucchini, peppers, carrots, and rice noodles helps keep this delicious casserole recipe low-cal.

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      Spicy Grits and Greens Sausage Casserole

      Nutrient-rich kale, sweet peppers, grits, and light sour cream temper the kick of smoky heat from chipotle peppers in this healthy casserole recipe. Topped with crumbled sausage and shredded cheese, this healthy recipe tastes surprisingly indulgent.

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      BBQ Beans and Meatballs Casserole

      Turkey meatballs, carrots, celery, and green beans fill this unique casserole with good-for-you nutrients, while a low-cal barbecue sauce adds delicious smoky-sweet flavor.

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      Chicken Taco Casserole

      For a surprisingly low-cal twist on tacos, try a layered and colorful chicken casserole recipe with plenty of vegetables, corn tortillas, and a melty Monterey Jack cheese topping.

    • How to Make Hamburger Casserole
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      How to Make Hamburger Casserole

      Watch how easy it is to use lean ground beef in a homemade casserole.

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      Tuna and Green Bean Casserole

      This dish has all the elements of classic tuna casserole, with one exception: Each serving is under 250 calories. The secret? Fresh vegetables and reduced-fat ingredients. Sprinkle with fish-shape crackers for a fun finishing touch.

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      Four-Cheese Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

      With four different reduced-fat cheeses, nutty butternut squash, and whole grain macaroni, this is a mac and cheese recipe you can feel good about. (Finally!)

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      Chicken and Stuffing Bake

      This dish has "Sunday dinner" written all over it. Classic casserole ingredients like rice and cream of chicken soup mingle with herb-seasoned stuffing and tender chicken for a warming dinner your family will love.

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      Criss-Cross Pizza Casserole

      Kids and adults will love the fun criss-cross crust that tops this delicious twist on pizza. Sliced zucchini, sweet peppers, and chicken sausage are fresh additions to classic pizza ingredients like tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.

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      Vegetable-Polenta Lasagna

      Vegetarians and meat-lovers alike will delight in a low-carb lasagna made with sweet corn polenta and fresh veggies, including mushrooms and red peppers.

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      Hearty Tuscan Bean Casserole

      Bring the flavors of Tuscany to the table in this warming casserole recipe. It boasts delicious ingredients like antioxidant-rich kale, cannellini beans, and crispy prosciutto.

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      Turkey and Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie

      Shepherd's pie is a mashed potato-topped dish traditionally filled with leftover vegetables and roast beef. We've swapped the mashed potatoes for sweet potatoes and the beef for turkey to make a leaner, healthier take on the original.

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      Breakfast Casserole

      Rise and shine to a hearty breakfast bake that's overflowing with ham, eggs, new potatoes, and melted Swiss cheese.

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      Dijon Lentil and Sausage Casserole

      Lentils make a filling, low-fat alternative to noodles or beans. In this recipe, they lend their might to turkey sausage, plenty of vegetables, and lots of flavor-packed herbs.

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      Herbed Root Vegetable Cobbler

      Move over, fruit cobbler. Five kinds of vegetables, including Yukon gold potatoes and rutabaga, bake together with chicken broth and herbs for a beautiful side dish. Layer with our fluffy Herbed Parmesan Dumplings before serving.

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      Coconut Sweet Potatoes and Wild Rice

      Bring a little tropical flavor to the table with a coconut- and curry-laced sweet potato casserole. It's loaded with vitamin-rich edamame, creamy peanut butter, and whole grain rice, and it makes a quick and easy side dish.

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      Vegetable-Loaded Pasta Bake

      Vegetables and whole wheat pasta go hand-in-hand in this hearty, Parmesan-topped casserole that features super-healthy kale and cheddar cheese sauce.

    • How to Make a Breakfast Casserole
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      Video: How to Make a Breakfast Casserole

      Learn how to make a simply delicious breakfast casserole.

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      Walnut and Sage Potatoes au Gratin

      Dress up potatoes au gratin with fresh sage, tiny fingerling potatoes, and creamy Gruyere cheese sauce. If you're in a hurry, you can cut cook time down to 30 minutes by using your microwave.

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      Cajun Shrimp and Corn Bread Casserole

      We've baked the best of Cajun cuisine into this down-home skillet meal. It's brimming with colorful shrimp and vegetables and topped with fluffy corn bread dumplings.

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      Tuna Noodle Casserole

      Our tried-and-true tuna noodle casserole features green beans, mushrooms, and -- of course -- plenty of cheese.

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      Chicken Supreme Casserole

      Frozen stir-fry veggies, canned soup, and packaged cooked chicken add up to a so-easy casserole that's delicious enough to serve at your next get-together.

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      Creamy Chicken-Broccoli Bake

      Dig in to a bubbly dinner that's inspired by classic cheesy casseroles but deliciously lightened up. It's full of noodles, tender chicken, and good-for-you veggies.

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      Our Best Casserole Recipes

      Make one of these hearty casserole recipes ahead of time to reheat for a quick and easy weeknight meal, or serve one for Sunday dinner with friends and family. With recipes including gooey macaroni and cheese, classic chicken casseroles, bubbly breakfast casseroles, and more, there's a casserole recipe for every occasion.
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