If you're dreaming of a big scrumptious casserole, but worried about the calories, these recipes are just what you need. Each one of these casseroles has less than 400 calories per serving, but none of them skimp on flavor. By using a few clever ingredients like ground turkey instead of beef, less cheese, and more veggies, you can still enjoy a hearty casserole without ruining your diet.
1. Portobello Penne Pasta Casserole | 380 Calories
This bubbling hot dish has been made, and loved by over 2,000 of our peeps. The secret ingredient is soy sauce, and it's what makes this casserole irresistible. "I was reluctant to use the soy sauce because it seemed like a strange combo. DON'T leave it out! It gives the dish its wonderful and different flavor." -- valleygirl
2. Zoodle Lasagne | 281 Calories
In this creative recipe, zucchini replaces regular wheat pasta sheets for a low-carb take on lasagne. Brigid says, "I made this lasagne exactly as was stated, and it was a crowd-pleaser. My picky husband even ate it, and he usually needs a heavy meal. This tasted exactly like regular lasagne, but was light."
3. Ground Turkey Noodle Bake | 346 Calories
Your family will love this comforting casserole. DixieLee raves, "Excellent, quick, easy, and nutritious. My guys wanted second helpings, big winner!"
4. Lentil Quiche | 165 Calories
This protein-packed quiche has just enough veggies to make it healthy, and just the right amount of cheese to make it tasty. According to emarika, "this is a fantastic recipe! Simple, tasty, and healthy".
5. Zavioli with Spinach and Ricotta | 267 Calories
These cheesy ravioli are low-carb, low-guilt, and tasty. "These were delicious and fun to make! Loved that these were healthier and gluten-free friendly too!" -- SuzyQ
6. Crouton Eggplant Parmesan | 310 Calories
In this recipe, the eggplant is baked, not fried, which cuts down on some of the calories. To save even more guilt, you could use skim-milk mozzarella.
7. Enchiladas Verdes | 284 Calories
These traditional enchiladas are made with corn tortillas, chicken, and lots of tomatillos. Recipe creator Gema advises using less cream and cheese, to make the flavor of the sauce stand out.
8. Zucchini Herb Casserole | 266 Calories
Rave Review: "My husband doesn't believe in dinner without meat, but when he tasted this dish, he exclaimed over it for no less than half an hour! I'm on Weight Watchers, and each serving was only six points!" -- ELAM4
9. Stuffed Peppers with Turkey and Vegetables | 280 Calories
Rave Review: "This is the first time I've ever felt compelled to write a review for a recipe and felt that I must, because I can't remember the last time I had a low-fat meal with so much flavor!!" -- natsmom
10. Artichoke Spinach Lasagna | 396 Calories
Artichokes make this dish taste meaty, but also make it extra healthy. "Oh my gosh!!! This was the best lasagna ever! I made it exactly like the recipe said and it was perfect -- don't change a thing. You have to try it!!" -- J. Van Liere