Category: Casserole

One Pan Chicken Pot Pie

One Pan Chicken Pot Pie

This meal was something that was randomly made with what we had on hand in the fridge, freezer and pantry. It came out amazing and it was extremely easy to make and all kids approved! This was also a one pan meal that is always 

Lightened Green Bean Casserole

Lightened Green Bean Casserole

When I think of Thanksgiving or the holidays I think of traditions and one of those traditions at the dining table is always the good old classic green bean casserole. My Lightened Green Bean Casserole is just that, lightened up from the original one we 

Roasted Butternut Squash & Sausage Lasagna Casserole

Roasted Butternut Squash & Sausage Lasagna Casserole

Fall is here and I’m all about the easy comfort meals and this is definitely one of those!

One pan meals are also my jam as well. Busy mom of 3 needs something with quick and easy clean up.

Meal prep ideas? This reheats well and can also freeze well no problem!

Roasted Butternut Squash & Sausage Lasagna Casserole

One pan meal and ready to serve in less than an hour.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Butternut Squash, casserole, itrackbites, Lasagna, Pasta, pasta recipe, roasted veggies, weight watchers, ww meals
Servings: 8

Equipment

  • Oven safe casserole dish

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Butternut squash About 3 cups cooked
  • Avocado oil to coat pan
  • 1 Shallots Minced
  • 3 Garlic cloves Minced
  • 8 Barilla whole grain lasagna sheets Broken up
  • 1 Cup Reserved pasta water
  • 1/2 Cup Part skim ricotta
  • 3 TBSP Alouette reduced garlic and herb
  • 1 Bag Jimmy Dean turkey sausage crumbles about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 tsp Ground sage
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 Cup Kraft fat free mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2 Cups Fresh spinach Chopped
  • Parmesan cheese to garnish

Instructions

  • First set oven to 425
  • Slice butternut squash in half, season with salt & pepper and place cut side open down on a sheet pan and roast for about 40 minutes
  • While squash is roasting, place frozen turkey sausage crumbles into a lightly greased shallow casserole pan ( I use a shallow dutch oven ). Remove when browned.
  • In the same pan sauté the shallots for a few minutes until they are translucent.
  • Add the garlic and saute for another 30 seconds.
  • Once shallots and garlic are cooked get the lasagna sheets and break up into chunks. Cover the sheets with water, just enough to cover.
  • Place lid over and cook until pasta is al dente. About 10-12 minutes. Most of the water should be used. do not strain.
  • Once butternut squash is done, scoop out half and cut up the other half into large chunks.
  • Add the part skim ricotta, alouette, seasonings , scooped butternut squash and put sausage back in.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • Once all combined, time to add the chopped spinach and mix until wilted. Top with chunks of butternut squash.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella on top , place back into oven until melted. Garnish with parmesan and serve.

Notes

Recipe serves 8
3 WW ( Purple )
5 WW ( Blue & Green )
5 Bites on Better Balance iTrackBites
221 Calories
Skinny Buffalo Chicken & Rice Casserole

Skinny Buffalo Chicken & Rice Casserole

This is a winner in my book. Not only do I love everything that involves buffalo chicken, its so versatile. Eat this as is with a side salad, put it into a tortilla or flatbread, make it into a pizza, calzone filling, dip, enchiladas or 

Lazy Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

Lazy Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

This has to be one of my top 3 for comfort meals. This is also one of my husbands overall favorite meal so it all worked out in the end. When I saw my 3 kids actually enjoy this and eat it, I almost fainted! 

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

This Eggplant Parmesan has got to be my new favorite! It was super easy and filling! Not only is this packed full of delicious ingredients, it was done in less than an hour and you can serve this as is or over a bowl of pasta or with a side salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: air fryer, air fryer recipes, dinner, easy dinner, easy recipe, eggplant, eggplant parmesan, healthy dinner, healthy lunch, healthy recipe, itrackbites, meal prep, roasted veggies, weightwatchers, ww
Servings: 6

Equipment

  • Casserole dish
  • Air fryer
  • Bowls

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Eggplant or two small
  • 2 Packets Shake n Bake I used Aldi brand
  • 1 TBSP Italian seasoning
  • 1 TBSP Dried basil
  • 1 TBSP Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Dak's Italian Blast discount code:chefallie10
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 - 3/4 Cup Egg Substitute seasoned with a little more Italian seasoning
  • Marinara I used my Sunday sauce, recipe on my blog
  • 1 Cup Fat free mozzarella Kraft brand
  • 4 oz. Part skim mozzarella I used Aldi brand
  • Fresh basil to garnish
  • Grated parmesan to garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Preheat air fryer to 380
  • Slice your eggplant into 1/2 inch slices
  • Place slices of eggplant on pieces of paper towel and sprinkle with salt. Let sit for about 5 minutes then dab moisture out
  • Season the breadcrumbs with the Italian seasoning, dried basil, oregano , Dak's Italian Blast, salt and pepper. Mix up
  • Season egg substitute with a little more Italian seasoning
  • Take each slice of eggplant and dip into the egg mixture then into the breadcrumbs.
  • Once all done, spray the air fryer basked or tray with cooking spray to prevent sticking. Air fry at 380 for about 10 minutes
  • Once all are air fried, coat the bottom of the casserole dish with sauce
  • Time to layer up. Place eggplant down, then more sauce, Cheese, more eggplant then more sauce. Once all done sprinkle all the cheese over the top
  • Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes or until cheese is nice and melted. If you desire turn broil on until nice and golden
  • Garnish with fresh basil and some grated parmesan
  • Serve as is and enjoy!

Notes

5 Bites on Better Balance iTrackBites
5 WW ( All plans )
214 Calories
Spinach & Artichoke Chicken Enchiladas

Spinach & Artichoke Chicken Enchiladas

This has to be one of my new favorites. The flavors are so nice and work so well together. Not only was this an extremely easy recipe to put together, the filling can be used just for a chicken salad or a hot dip.