Heart-Healthy Casserole Recipes

Find delicious heart-healthy casserole recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Baked Penne Florentine

Rating: 2.33 stars
2
This comforting and flavorful vegetarian dish is packed with protein.

Baked Cavatelli Casserole

Rating: 5 stars
1
This easy to make, comforting dish will keep you warm on a cold day.

Tamari-Ginger Meatball & Eggplant Casserole

Rating: 4.63 stars
7
Eggplant soaks up the flavors of ginger, garlic and tamari in this Asian-inspired casserole recipe. A hot pepper in the topping adds a bit of heat, but opt for sweet if you prefer.

Mediterranean Baked Penne

Rating: 3.82 stars
7
This Italian-inspired take on an American casserole is about as tasty as a one-dish meal can get.

Chicken-Spaghetti Squash Bake

Rating: 3.4 stars
4
In this version of a chicken-and-broccoli casserole, spaghetti squash takes on a creamy texture when baked with cream of mushroom soup.

Cheddar and Zucchini Frittata

Rating: 5 stars
1
This frittata is made with cheddar cheese and zucchini and is quick and easy to prepare. With just 115 calories per serving, this is a guilt free meal.

Smoked Turkey, Kale & Rice Bake

Rating: 4.38 stars
3
This hearty one-skillet dinner is loaded with celery, kale, tomatoes and quick-cooking brown rice. It's easy to make the recipe vegetarian by substituting smoked tofu for the turkey.

Chicken-Noodle Casserole

Rating: 5 stars
1
Flavorful Chicken-Noodle Casserole comes to life with this diabetic-friendly recipe. Select light sour cream to lower fat and calorie content.

Green Chile Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Rating: 5 stars
1
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.

Garlic Cashew Chicken Casserole

Rating: 5 stars
2
Combine brown rice, cashews, chow-mein noodles and vegetables galore with chicken in this delicious casserole.

Fish & Mushroom Casserole with Crispy Phyllo

Rating: 3.17 stars
1
This fish and mushroom casserole recipe features a crispy phyllo topping on a hearty stew full of mushrooms and chunks of cod swimming in a rich sherry sauce. Other firm white fish work too--use whatever looks best at the seafood counter.

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.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Baked Cod with Chorizo & White Beans

Rating: Unrated
12
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.

Prosciutto & Asparagus Strata

Rating: Unrated
2
This breakfast strata recipe, loaded with onions, leeks and asparagus, is a great way to serve eggs to a crowd for brunch. This healthy breakfast casserole is lightened up by using less bread, low-fat milk and more vegetables. The egg mixture and vegetables can be made ahead, but plan to put the strata in the oven to bake about 1 hour before you want to serve it.

Mexican Breakfast Scramble

In this zesty Mexican-inspired recipe, queso fresco cheese, peppers, onion, chicken sausage, and eggs are cooked up with crisp corn tortilla pieces, and garnished with jalapeño and cilantro. You may not be able to eat this with your hands like a breakfast tortilla wrap, but trust us--you'll enjoy every forkful!