Diabetic Casserole Recipes

Find healthy, delicious diabetic casserole recipes. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Chicken Tetrazzini

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This retro dish will please kids and adults alike.

Shrimp and Cauliflower Bake

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This quick and easy seafood casserole gets bright flavor from fresh dill and feta cheese.

Baked Cavatelli Casserole

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This easy to make, comforting dish will keep you warm on a cold day.

Baked Cod with Chorizo & White Beans

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This recipe follows the Spanish and Portuguese tradition of pairing mild white fish with full-flavored cured sausage--just a bit gives the whole dish a rich, smoky flavor. Make it a meal: Enjoy with steamed green beans and roasted potatoes tossed with thyme and coarse salt.

Turkey-Vegetable Bake

Need to use up leftover turkey from the holidays? Make this low fat casserole. It's made with brown rice and lots of vegetables.

Garlic Cashew Chicken Casserole

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Combine brown rice, cashews, chow-mein noodles and vegetables galore with chicken in this delicious casserole.

Green Chile Chicken Tortilla Casserole

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Prepare this dish the night ahead of time so all you have to do is pop it in the oven for an easy and delicious dinner.

Eggplant Tortilla Casserole

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This layered casserole is inspired by classic cheese enchiladas, minus the fuss of rolling and stuffing individual tortillas. You'd never guess that within this comforting Tex-Mex casserole hides a layer of thinly sliced eggplant. The thin slices become tender when roasted and add a subtle savory note.

Chicken-Noodle Casserole

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Flavorful Chicken-Noodle Casserole comes to life with this diabetic-friendly recipe. Select light sour cream to lower fat and calorie content.

Chipotle Ranch Chicken Casserole

Simplify weeknight dinnertime by transforming leftover slow-cooked chicken (see associated recipe, below) into an easy, cheesy casserole.

Turkey & Leek Shepherd's Pie

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The mashed potato-covered shepherd's pie was originally created to use up the leftovers from a festive roast. This version blends peas, leeks and carrots with diced turkey, all in a creamy herb sauce. The dish is a perfect way to create a second meal with the holiday turkey but if you like, use leftover roast chicken, duck or goose.

Mediterranean Baked Penne

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This Italian-inspired take on an American casserole is about as tasty as a one-dish meal can get.

Inspiration and Ideas

11 Diabetes-Friendly Vegetarian Casserole Recipes

Casseroles are a warm and hearty option for any meal and these diabetes-friendly, vegetarian recipes are no exception. These casseroles are low in calories, saturated fat and sodium, so they are perfect for someone following a diabetes-friendly eating pattern. Pair with a side salad and whole grain bread to round out the meal. Recipes like Eggplant Tortilla Casserole and Mediterranean Baked Penne are packed with vegetables and grains to create a balanced and nutritious dish.

Cheesy Meat and Potato Casserole

Plan ahead to make extra pork chops (see associated recipe, below) for this easy, cheesy casserole.

Zucchini & Turkey Lasagna

This tasty lasagna recipe can be eaten immediately or frozen to enjoy on a night where you just don't feel like making dinner. As a bonus, we put turkey and zucchini in our recipe to sneak in some extra protein and a serving of veggies.