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Easy Low Fat, Diet-Concious Casserole Recipes

Updated on March 8, 2011

Southwest Veggie Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 10-oz bags frozen Southwest-style corn and peppers
  • 1 14-oz can chilis and tomatoes
  • 1 15-oz can white hominy
  • 1 15-oz can no-salt-added black beans
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 oz low fat pepper jack cheese

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Drain white hominy, thaw frozen vegetables, drain and rinse black beans. Do not rinse chilis and tomatoes. Mix thawed vegetables, canned tomatoes, hominy, and beans, and black pepper in large bowl. Spoon into deep, 2-quart baking dish. Cover and bake 25 minutes or until bubbly. While casserole bakes, grate cheese. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese, and bake an additional 5 minutes.

Weight Watchers: 4 servings, 6 points each

Hearty Chili & Cornbread Casserole

Ingredients

  • 1 medium white onion, chopped
  • 1 15-oz can low fat chili beef soup
  • 1 11-oz can corn with peppers
  • 4 oz low fat pepper jack cheese
  • 3/4 cup cornbread mix
  • 2/3 cup water
  • zero-calorie, nonfat cooking spray

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray skillet with cooking spray and add onion, cooking over medium-high heat until tender. While onions cook, drain corn and grate cheese. Add corn and soup to onions in skillet, stirring to combine. Remove from heat and spoon into sprayed 8 inch square baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese. Combine cornbread mix and water, stirring only until smooth, then pouring over chili mix in baking dish. Bake 18 minutes or until cornbread topping turns golden.

Weight Watchers: 6 servings, 5 points each

Bean-N-Cheese Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 10-oz bags frozen Southwest-style corn and peppers
  • 1 14-oz can chilis and tomatoes
  • 1 15-oz can white hominy
  • 1 15-oz can no-salt-added black beans
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 oz low fat pepper jack cheese

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Drain white hominy, thaw frozen vegetables, drain and rinse black beans. Do not rinse chilis and tomatoes. Mix thawed vegetables, canned tomatoes, hominy, and beans, and black pepper in large bowl. Spoon into deep, 2-quart baking dish. Cover and bake 25 minutes or until bubbly. While casserole bakes, grate cheese. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese, and bake an additional 5 minutes.

Weight Watchers: 4 servings, 6 points each

Saucy Pizza Casserole

Ingredients

  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef
  • 1 can (15 oz) chunky Italian tomato sauce
  • 1 can (10 oz) refrigerated pizza dough
  • 6-oz slices low fat mozzarella cheese
  • zero-calorie, nonfat cooking spray

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Cook ground beef in medium skillet over high heat until browned, breaking up with a spatula or wooden spoon and then stirring constantly. Drain excess fat, if necessary, then add tomato sauce to skillet and heat through. Grate cheese, and spray 13 x 9 inch pan with cooking spray. Unroll pizza dough and press into the bottom and halfway up the sides of the baking dish. Sprinkle half the cheese over the crust, then top with meat mixture. Bake uncovered for 12 minutes, top with remaining cheese and bake an additional five minutes or until crush browns and cheese melts.

Weight Watchers: 6 servings, 6 points each

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      The Rope 

      8 years ago from SE US

      Yummmy! Thanks for sharing such a great collection. Can't wait to try these. Bookmarking now.

    • Ashley Joy profile image

      Ashley Joy 

      8 years ago

      These sound delicious and really easy to make. Both of those things make them right up my alley.

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      Live N Learn 

      10 years ago from Las Vegas

      Cheese and chili are great when they come together in any recipe. They're yummy when they're baked!

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      Samantha 

      10 years ago

      Another great recipe!

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