Nothing can beat a warm, delicious casserole on a cold Fall day. Whether it is gameday on Sunday, a party with friends, or a cozy night in, a solid casserole can make a world of difference. Take a look at these tasty yet health-conscious casserole recipes, and you may find some that you will continue to make during this season. They are all easy to make, have WW points in mind and all deliver on flavor and comfort.
This casserole utilizes chicken breasts, Frontera Green Chili Enchilada Sauce, onion, cheddar cheese, black olives, and other ingredients and seasonings. This crock pot recipe harkens to Tex-Mex flavors and is the perfect casserole for those looking for a little heat and some delicious chili-infused flavors. This recipe is worth 4-6 points depending on how you track and your toppings but it is only 191 calories per serving. This is the perfect casserole for any occasion but look for a Taco Tuesday to really enjoy this one.
This Tuscan Garlic Chicken Casserole is a great 2-point per-serving Italian-style casserole that is sure to fill you up and help curb some cravings. This casserole includes artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella, chicken breast, spinach, garlic and olive oil. This casserole takes around 1 hour to make and serves eight portions, so it can definitely feed your whole family and provide leftovers, depending on how many people you have in your household. If you are a fan of Tuscan flavors, then this might be the perfect casserole for you.
Ziti bakes are a personal favorite of mine. Cheesy, full of herbs in the tomato sauce, and the beautiful acidity of said sauce balances out the richness of the entire dish. This is a stellar dish, so having the option to have a WW version is incredible. This dish is 7 points per serving and is hearty enough to serve as the main entree in a meal and keep you full. It is made with turkey, so it does offer great protein with lean meat. It is an easy dish that takes less than an hour, so if you are craving baked ziti, then this is the recipe for you.
4. Cottage Pie
A British comfort food, Cottage Pie is ground beef cooked with carrots, onions, celery, and a tomato sauce. It is then topped with mashed potatoes and baked in an oven to make the potatoes golden brown and to attain a crust on top. This version of Cottage Pie is only 5 points per portion and is only 263 calories. This is the essential cold, rainy day meal so reserve this recipe for a Fall day like that and enjoy it to warm yourself back up. It is a classic for a reason, and this WW-friendly version is sure to deliver on this item.
Chicken Pot Pie is the ultimate cold-weather food. Mixing vegetables, chicken, and beautiful buttery biscuits is what makes this dish a fan favorite. This recipe allows you to make homemade biscuits which are then topped with a savory blend of chicken, aromatic vegetables, and chicken broth. This recipe comes in at 301 calories, so it is a comfort food that will not take up too much of your daily nutrition.
Making your family eat healthy, green vegetables can be a challenge. Luckily, this recipe offers protein, green vegetables, and all combined in a cheesy casserole. 4 points per serving makes this casserole easy to fit into your WW plan while also splurging on a healthy comfort food. French-style green beans, rice, chicken, and cheese make this a hearty and warming casserole to enjoy on any cold Fall day.
Asian flavors in a casserole can be hard to come by, but this casserole does deliver on it. This casserole is worth 7 points per serving and a great amount of protein, coming in at 26 grams per serving. Ginger, soy sauce, honey, pineapple and mixed vegetables are just a few of the delicious ingredients that make this casserole salty, slightly sweet, and aromatic. It is a great change of pace from other “heavier” casseroles on this list and offers a delicious flavor profile your family will be sure to love.
A gameday staple, chili and cornbread is a classic combination that people have enjoyed for many, many years in the Fall. We are lucky to have found this recipe, which costs 9 WW points but still delivers this comfort food classic in the form of a casserole. Jiffy cornbread, kidney beans, creamed corn, ground beef, green chilis, and sharp cheddar cheese are some fo the ingredients that allow this casserole to taste so good. If you are craving chili and cornbread, and have some points to spare, then this is the recipe you should make this Fall.
Sloppy Joe is an iconic sandwich that we all love. So the question is, why not make it WW accessible? That is exactly what we decided to do with this Sloppy Joe Casserole. Our Sloppy Joe Casserole serves 9, and it blends the unique flavor of this beef-based sandwich blend while adding biscuits to the top to make it a rounded-out experience. This recipe is 6 points per serving and delivers you a delicious option for any Fall day.
This delicious Nacho Casserole delivers a cheesy comfort food and is super easy to make as you only need six ingredients. Refried beans, salsa, ground beef, Mexican-blend cheese, sour cream, and green onions are the ingredients, and when paired together, they are incredibly tasty. If you are short on time, then this is the casserole to make, taking about 25 minutes in total to execute. This is a quick recipe that gives you a nacho flavor, so be sure to save it for Taco Tuesday or whenever you get the craving.
Ever crave a cheeseburger? This casserole is sure to fill that craving and give you the classic American burger flavor that we all know and love. The fun part of this casserole is that it is made with rotini pasta, an exciting shape that you and your family will really enjoy. Dijon mustard is the secret ingredient in this casserole, and it gives a sharp bite to the dish while also helping create the flavors of a classic cheeseburger. This recipe is easy to make, so if you are craving a burger, then this is the casserole recipe for you.
KFC is a guilty pleasure we all have time and again. And while the food from KFC may not fit into a WW plan perfectly, there is a casserole out there that provides all of the KFC flavor without the guilt. Popcorn chicken, gravy, corn, and mashed potatoes are the essence of a Chicken Bowl from KFC. This much healthier version gives you all of this with crispy air-fried chicken, fluffy mashed potatoes, and a savory brown gravy. This is a casserole your family is sure to love.
Enchiladas are a family and fan favorite, and they actually suit really good casserole form due to their saucy and cheesy makeup. This casserole takes the amazing flavors of the enchilada and adds a ton of veggies into it so that they are healthy yet still super delicious. This casserole is only 5 points per serving, so it is a comfort food splurge without the pain of messing up your points balance. The next time you are craving enchiladas, go to this casserole for the answer. It is basically what an enchilada is but in a much healthier, WW-friendly casserole form.
Squash is a Fall vegetable that is delicious but gets a lot of unwarranted hate. It can be hard to get your family to openly embrace squash, but this casserole is sure to have them buy into this wonderful Autumn vegetable. When roasted, spaghetti squash can be scraped into spaghetti-like strands. This casserole takes the squash and bakes it like pasta, offering a super delicious Italian flavor without the unneeded carbs and all of the tomato and cheesy flavor we love with spaghetti. At 370 calories per serving, this casserole is sure to leave you full while fulfilling a pasta craving on a cold day.
Last but not least, a breakfast casserole to help you stay warm on a cold Fall morning. This limited-point casserole pairs hash browns, Monterey jack cheese, turkey sausage, and eggs and turns them into a hearty casserole that is sure to help you have a fulfilling and great start to your day. You simply cook off the sausage, combine the ingredients in a casserole dish, and bake until done. It is a no-nonsense and easy recipe that is quick and allows you to get ready and do other tasks in the morning. For a cold Fall day, this is the perfect breakfast casserole to give you and your family a head start.
Nothing can beat the frigid temperatures of a Fall day like a warm and satisfying casserole. Most casseroles out there are high in fat, and carbs and break the bank on nutrition. The 15 casseroles in this list are all WW point-friendly and offer you the warmth and flavor you would expect out of a delicious homemade casserole. Use these recipes to feed your family, friends, and yourself when the leaves start to turn and the weather gets colder.