During the transitional months from a cold winter to a hot summer, you may be looking for some casserole recipes that are not too heavy but not too light either – just the right balance. With spring holidays like Easter and Mother’s Day right around the corner, it’s always wise to start planning ahead for those occasions. This list can assist you in finding the perfect recipes for casual weeknight dinners and spring holiday casseroles!

These amazing dishes are hearty enough to satisfy a small gathering, be it friends or family, and some even include fresh spring produce that will surely impress your guests. Aside from these recipes being fit for springtime, they’re also suitable for those who follow a WW lifestyle. So, you can sit back and relax, knowing you’ll supply your body with nutrients and stay on the right path with your points.

1. Spinach, Feta, and Tomato Breakfast Casserole

We couldn’t imagine a more vibrant breakfast to dig into on a gorgeous spring morning. This Weight Watchers recipe has reduced-calorie oatmeal, baby spinach, grape tomatoes, eggs, and feta cheese. Its unique flavor profile can be attributed to the oregano, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, and creamy milk. Although it takes about an hour to cook, the wait is worth it.

2. Baked Ziti with Turkey Sausage

Did you know peas are in season during spring? Make the most of them by trying out this delicious casserole recipe! The primary components are simple: turkey sausage, assorted vegetables, tomato paste, and whole wheat pasta. Complete the dish with shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, which adds a creamy, savory touch. Enjoy this with a nice side salad or by itself!

3. Tuna Noodle Casserole

Here’s another casserole that features some spring produce: carrots and peas! This recipe might remind you of an old-school tuna casserole. It has a wide range of nutritious vegetables, white tuna, whole wheat pasta, and parmesan cheese. It comes in at five points on the current WW system. You’ll love how this recipe has a nice balance of veggies, protein, and yummy pasta.

4. One Skillet Cheesy Sausage, Rice, and Cauliflower Casserole

When you want something heartier during chilly spring nights, you can lean on this satisfying whole-grain rice casserole. It has onions, garlic, chicken sausage, cauliflower, and cheese. To keep it light, use reduced-fat cheddar cheese! Finish it by sprinkling on some fresh parsley, which also upgrades its presentation and makes it more appealing to the eye. This recipe is also adjustable; you can use whichever vegetables you wish!

5. Spring Vegetable Strata

This unique strata is perfect for springtime. With whole wheat bread, creamy Swiss cheese, carrots, mushrooms, and asparagus, it is packed with all the right ingredients! Of course, it wouldn’t be strata without some eggs and milk, which help bind the bread and vegetables. This is a low-point dish as it only costs three points per serving. It is elegant enough to serve on holidays like Easter.

6. Creamy Banana French Toast Casserole

Make this cozy casserole for your family on a relaxing weekend morning. It has delicious components such as reduced-fat cream cheese, fresh bananas, nutmeg, cinnamon, and a dash of lemon juice. The casserole base is made with whole wheat bread, eggs, and reduced-fat milk. And you can top it with additional fresh fruit just before serving. For example, try serving it with fresh diced strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries.

7. Salmon Noodle Casserole

If spring is still relatively cold where you live, you might want to hold on to winter recipes as much as possible. The Salmon Noodle Casserole is perfect for those in-between months when you still want something comforting. It has whole wheat pasta, bell peppers, canned salmon, eggs, and assorted seasonings. Using fresh minced chives gives it a more refreshing taste! Weight Watchers suggests serving this with a small mixed green salad.

8. Egg and Mini Veggie Casseroles

These tiny veggie casseroles are a nice, light way to start your morning! The neat thing about this recipe is that you can adjust it to fit whichever season you want. So, take advantage of the spring veggies that you have on hand! Aside from the vegetables, the individual casseroles contain reduced-fat cheese, whole eggs, egg whites, seasonings, and whole wheat bread.

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9. Comforting Chicken Noodle Casserole

You can never go wrong with a timeless casserole like chicken noodle casserole! Although people typically enjoy this during the colder months, any time of year is suitable. To make it, you’ll need no-yolk egg noodles, veggies, chicken meat and broth, and light sour cream. It also has a condensed cream of chicken soup, which gives it a deeper flavor and complements the other components. This incredible dish is only six points!

10. Creamy Spaghetti Squash with Ricotta and Spinach

Weight Watchers posted this bright spaghetti squash casserole recipe that is vegetarian-friendly. It’s perfect for spring since it has hints of baby spinach, fresh basil, ricotta cheese, and grape tomatoes. Although spaghetti squash might remind you of fall or winter, it is often available year-round! However, if you can’t find it, feel free to use frozen zucchini noodles in its place.

11. Mexican-Style Brown Rice Casserole

When enjoying this Mexican-style casserole by Weight Watchers, your loved ones will clear their plates! It has a variety of flavors due to the corn, beans, rice, green chilies, and spinach. Delicious flavors of chili powder, Mexican-style cheese, and cilantro helped to upgrade the dish’s flavor. This recipe has a 30-minute cooking time, so combined with the preparation, you can make it in less than an hour!

12. Polenta and Vegetable Casserole

Fava beans are in season during spring, meaning that soon, it will be the perfect time to make this casserole recipe! This isn’t your average casserole. It has zucchini, two types of beans, marinara sauce, and ready-to-eat polenta. To make it easy, you can use store-bought marinara sauce instead of having to make your own. The rich tomato flavor with the beans and cheese makes for an umami-rich dinner you’ll want to repeatedly make.

13. Tomato and Pepper Lasagna

Give your lasagna casserole hints of springtime when you include additional components such as spinach or arugula. Or, keep it basic by including tomatoes, cheese, marinara sauce, seasonings, and lasagna noodles. Either way, it’s up to you, and it will win everybody over. For such a satisfying lasagna, you might be surprised to find that it’s only eight points! Serve this with seasonal veggies or garlic bread.

14. Chicken, Mushroom, and Brown Rice Slow Cooker Casserole

We love a nice slow cooker casserole around here! This specific recipe has tender chicken, mushrooms, leeks, carrots, and celery. The long-grain brown rice gives it more substance. Flavor-wise, you’ll taste hints of Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, dried sage, and classic salt and pepper. Allow it to cook on low for seven hours, filling your kitchen with a delicious aroma. This is a superb dish to make for spring gatherings!

15. White Bean, Tomato, and Spinach Gratin

This casserole gratin has a delicious crunchy coating due to the breadcrumb topping. Underneath, there are cannellini beans, tomatoes, spinach, and onions. Yes, you are right. This is a vegetarian-friendly casserole! However, you can always switch it up by mixing in turkey or chicken if you wish. Or, serve lean protein separately on a bed of this gratin. As it is, this recipe is 6 points for serving.

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