Vegetable Casserole Recipes

Why eat vegetables?

The benefits of eating vegetables are many and varied. For one thing eating a diet full of vegetables has been shown to lower the risk of some of the chronic diseases. Vegetables also provide the nutrients that are critical for the maintenance of your body. So, specifically, what are the benefits?

  • Vegetables are rich in fiber which helps reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • A diet rich in vegetables may reduce the risk of strokes.
  • The fiber content in vegetables make them the perfect diet food.
  • The high content of potassium reduces bone loss.
  • Vegetables are lower in calories and higher in nutrition than most other foods.
  • A diet rich in vegetables help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • Vegetables are rich in potassium which helps reduce the risk of kidney stones.

So, as you can see you need to run to the grocery store and stock up on vegetables. Of course, don't just buy them, eat them. Try them, you'll like them.

Carrot Casserole

Ingredients:

12 carrots

1 small white onion, finely chopped

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup flour

1 tsp seasoned salt

1/4 tsp dry mustard

dash black pepper

1/4 tsp celery salt

2 cups milk

1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 cup crushed potato chips

Directions:

Slice and cook carrots until tender. Drain and set aside.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In small sauce pan melt butter and saute onion until transparent.

Add flour, seasoned salt, dry mustard, black pepper, and celery salt.

Add milk and cheese stirring constantly as cheese melts.

Place carrots in casserole dish sprayed with butter flavored non-stick spray.

Pour melted cheese mixture over carrots.

Sprinkle potato chips on top.

Bake for 25 minutes.


Baked Cabbage

Ingredients:

1 medium cabbage

1 tsp seasoned salt

1/4 tsp thyme

1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 1/2 cups milk

1 tbsp flour

2 tsp butter

Directions:

Cut cabbage into several wedges.

Cook in large pot of salted water for 10 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Drain cabbage and place into casserole dish sprayed with buttered flavored non-stick spray.

Heat milk to just before boiling.

While heating milk sprinkle cabbage with flour, seasoned salt, and thyme.

Add hot milk and tip with cheese.

Bake for 35 minutes.

Baked Spinach With Feta Cheese

Ingredients:

1 medium onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 (10oz) pkg frozen chopped spinach

1 cup cottage cheese, drained

1 cup crumbled feta cheese

2 eggs, slightly beaten

1 tsp oregano

1/2 tsp thyme

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

2 tbsp Italian bread crumbs

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Thaw and drain frozen spinach. Drain cottage cheese.

Spray a medium casserole dish with buttered flavored non-stick spray and set aside.

Spray medium saucepan with non-stick spray and heat over medium heat.

When pan is hot add onion and garlic and cook until onion is tender.

Remove from heat and add spinach, cottage cheese, feta cheese, eggs, oregano, thyme, and pepper.

Spoon mixture into prepared casserole dish.

Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and seasoned bread crumb over top.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.


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New Life 6 years ago from Chandler, Arizona

thx for the recipes


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 6 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Your welcome New Life. Thanks for visiting.


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viking305 6 years ago from Ireland

What very appetising Vegetable casserole recipes, thanks for sharing them with us. I love carrots so I am going to give the Carrot Casserole a go and see if it tastes as nice as it sounds here.


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SweetiePie 6 years ago from Southern California, USA

I have always loved baked cabbage, and the recipes you included here seem simple to follow. Nice hub.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 6 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

viking, the carrot casserole is delicious, even my children liked it when they were young. Thanks for stopping in.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 6 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Sweetie pie, there's nothing better than a plate of cooked cabbage. This recipe is easy, easy, easy. I'm sure you'll like it.


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Patti Ann 6 years ago from Florida

Wow these sound delicious! I am going to try all of them. Thanks!!


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 6 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

Hi, Patti Ann. They're really good, especially the carrot casserole.

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