Economical, Quick, Easy and Delicious Vegetable Casserole Recipes
Comfort foods never go out of style! And in the economic crisis the world is currently in, aren’t we all looking for comfort? These vegetable casseroles are not only good comfort food, they are quick, easy, and economical, too. Whether you are looking for something for a “pitch-in” meal, a special occasion, or the family dinner, you are sure to find a casserole to please most everyone. Choose from our Shoepeg Corn Casserole, Zucchini Casserole or Cabbage Casserole and enjoy some comfort food today.
SHOEPEG CORN CASSEROLE
2 cans (11 oz each) shoepeg corn, drained
1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
8 oz sour cream
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
3/4 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers
2 tbsp butter, melted
In a large mixing bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with non-stick vegetable oil spray. Transfer mixture to the casserole dish. Sprinkle with the cracker crumbs; drizzle with the butter. Bake uncovered, at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly.
4 medium zucchini, sliced
3/4 cup shredded carrot
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup plain, unsweetened, low-fat yogurt
Non-stick vegetable cooking spray
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place zucchini in a medium saucepan, cover with water and cook 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well in a colander and set aside. In another saucepan, combine carrot, onion, and water. Cover and bring to a boil Reduce heat and simmer 5 to 10 minutes until crisp-tender. Drain off the liquid. Add zucchini and yogurt to carrot/onion mixture in saucepan; stir gently to mix. Spray a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray. Spoon zucchini mixture into the dish and bake for 30 to 40 minutes until thoroughly heated.
1 cup low-fat milk
1/4 cup egg substitute*
1/4 cup salt
1 cup grated cabbage
1/4 cup shredded low-fat American cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 1-qt casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine milk, egg substitute and salt. Stir to blend well. Fold in the cabbage and cheese. Spoon into the prepared casserole dish and bake for 30 minutes.
4 servings: Each has 58 calories, and 5 grams each of carbs and protein.
*You may use 1 egg instead of the egg substitute.
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