Category Archives: CASSEROLES

Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole

Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole is an easy option for a delicious and quick (1) hour total time vegetable side recipe. Suggested Uses: For Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter holidays. Ingredients include: Cauliflower florets, bell peppers, corn, cream cheese, parsley, shredded cheese and Parmesan cheese. It is an oven-baked casserole which is both creamy and cheesy. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (12) servings. Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35-40 Minutes.
Total Time: About 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

7 cups small cauliflower florets
1 cup frozen corn
1 (8 oz) bar cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup milk
2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
20 round crackers (such as Ritz), coarsely crushed
1 cup shredded Mexican-style Four Cheese blend
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole is an easy to prepare slow cooker recipe for your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner options. It takes only (20) minutes to prepare and (3) hours to cook. Spare the space in your oven for other items and try this delicious casserole. Ingredients include: Sweet Potatoes, brown sugar, butter, pecans, marshmallows and is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (12) servings. Sweet Potato Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.sweet-potato-casserole

Equipment Needed: 5-6 Quart Slow Cooker
Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3 Hours.
Total Time: 3Hours-20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:
(3 lbs) sweet potatoes, peeled, diced (1/2″)
2 Tbsp light brown sugar
3 Tbsp melted butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup toasted chopped pecans

Greek-Style Tuna Casserole

Greek-Style Tuna Casserole is a hearty and delicious tuna and pasta casserole. It is all baked in the oven and is mixed with a made from scratch lemon dressing. It takes just over 1 hour total time for this delicious, well-seasoned casserole. Ingredients include: Canned tuna, orzo, artichoke hearts, black olives, eggplant and feta cheese. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (6) servings. Greek-Style Tuna Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.greek-style-tuna-casserole

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1/3 cup dried whole wheat orzo pasta
1 medium-size eggplant , ends trimmed,
sliced (1″ thick)

1 large red bell pepper, stem end removed,
quartered, seeded and pith removed

2 Tbsp olive oil
1-1/2 tsp lemon zest
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
4 Tbsp snipped fresh oregano
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 cup Panko
3 (5 oz) cans low-sodium tuna (water pack),
undrained, large pieces broken up

1 (9 oz pkg.) frozen artichoke hearts,
thawed & quartered if needed

1/2 cup black olives, haved
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 lemon, cut into 6 wedges

Scalloped Potatoes Casserole

Scalloped Potatoes Casserole is an easy and delicious recipe for a creamy and rich ham and portatoes meal. It makes (16) servings which would work as a great option for large holiday and event crowds. It takes (30) minutes of Prep time and (30) minutes to bake. Ingredients include: red potatoes, smoked ham, green onions, sour cream and cheese. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Scalloped Potatoes Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.scalloped-potatoes-casserole

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

(4-1/2 lbs) red potatoes (about 14),
cut into 1/4″ thick slices

1 (16 oz) carton fat-free sour cream
1 (12 oz) box 2% Velveeta (or other brand), cut into 1/2″ cubes
1/2 lb. (1/2 of a 1-lb. pkg) smoked ham from luncheon meat section, chopped

4 green onions, sliced
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole is an easy recipe for a delicious Tex-Mex layered casserole. Ingredients include: Chicken breast meat, bell peppers, onion, spinach and shredded cheese. It is well-spiced, layered in a casserole and oven-baked for a delicious any day of the week meal. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low sodium, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Taco Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.taco-casserole
Cooking Time: 45 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Nonstick cooking spray
(3/4 lb) stir-fry chicken breast strips
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp chili powder (or more if desired)
2 tsp canola oil
1 medium-size onion, halved, sliced thin
1 medium-size red or green bell pepper, seeded, chopped
1 (10 oz) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed dry
1 (12 oz) jar salsa
4 (6″) corn tortillas, coarsely torn
(12 oz) shredded 2% Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped (optional)
1/2 of an avocado, pitted, peeled, chopped (optional)
Fresh cilantro leaves (optional)