Healthy Casseroles

Sample these smarter spins on your favorite comforting one-pan dishes.

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Spicy Chili and Cornmeal Casserole

This casserole has layers of big flavor, thanks to the clever use of ingredients like spices, tomato paste, a chipotle pepper in adobo sauce and pickled jalapenos.

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Breakfast Casserole

Healthy cooking doesn't always mean using low-fat products. The full-fat cheddar and Parmesan together in this easy-to-make casserole are so satisfying that a little goes a long way.

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Chicken, Broccoli and Cheese Casserole

Rotisserie chicken and frozen brown rice both up the convenience factor of this comforting casserole, which makes a well-rounded dinner thanks to plenty of broccoli in the mix.

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Beef Moussaka

Spices, tomato paste, wine and vinegar keep this lighter spin on moussaka plenty flavorful.

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Healthy Squash and Kale Casserole

This veggie-packed, low-calorie casserole uses a combination of full-fat Swiss and Parmesan. A little goes a long way, cutting down on the fat without sacrificing flavor. Serve with a green salad on the side to round out the meal.

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Vegetarian Tortilla Casserole

This gluten-free, budget-friendly recipe comes together in under an hour with the help of packaged corn tortillas and frozen, chopped spinach.

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Hash Brown Casserole

A favorite breakfast casserole gets a healthy makeover: Greek yogurt, low-fat milk and just a bit of full-flavored cheddar keep this breakfast treat light yet luscious. Use store-bought shredded potatoes to cut down on time.

Get the Recipe: Hash Brown Casserole

Chile Cheese Casserole

This breakfast dish was inspired by the Mexican dish chilaquiles. Using baked tortilla chips, a mixture of eggs and egg whites, and just a bit of sharp cheddar and pepper Jack keeps the fat low but the flavor high.

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Chicken and Rice Paprikash Casserole

Chicken paprikash becomes a one-dish dinner in this casserole. Bell peppers aren't traditional, but they add a lot of vitamin C and natural sweetness to the dish.

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Cheddar, Ham and Egg Casserole

The chefs in Food Network Kitchen cut the fat in this comforting casserole by using a mix of eggs and egg whites, as well as by using reduced-fat milk instead of half-and-half or cream.

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Squash and Spinach Lasagna

Fresh, sweet butternut squash lends a nice richness, and part-skim mozzarella gives you that gooey cheese goodness. Fresh baby spinach adds vitamins and minerals to this vegetarian main.

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Light Baked Spaghetti

This fully loaded baked spaghetti sounds indulgent, but thanks to a few ingredient swaps — chicken sausage instead of regular, and a modest amount of cheese — it comes in at fewer than 400 calories per serving.

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Italian Eggplant Gnocchi Bake

This comforting, gratinlike dish is simple to make, thanks to shortcut ingredients like frozen gnocchi and store-bought sauce.

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Berry Oatmeal Bake

This breakfast bake is easy on the calories and fat, and as pretty as a picture. With its berries and oat-almond topping, it's almost like a tart, sweet fruit cobbler — great with a little Greek yogurt or milk on top.

Get the Recipe: Berry-Oatmeal Bake