One of the things that makes Thanksgiving truly special is the wide variety of casseroles that come with it. However, if you are a follower of Weight Watchers, you might find it challenging to stay true to your program during the festive season. But don't worry, we have got you covered! We have rounded up recipes for you that provide delicious and warm flavors of the holiday season and help you stay on track with your points. These casseroles are not only healthy and Weight Watchers-friendly but also perfect for enjoying the festivities with your loved ones while sticking to your weight loss goals.
It's not Thanksgiving without green bean casserole! Typically, green bean casserole has tender green beans, cream of mushroom soup, and a crispy fried onion or bread crumb topping. We switched it up to make it healthier. You can utilize low-fat cream of mushroom soup instead. Additionally, using whole wheat breadcrumbs, skim milk, and fat-free chicken broth helps keep this classic side dish nice and light.
Weight Watchers shared this incredible recipe for sweet potato casserole! If you can't choose between a marshmallow topping and a pecan topping, this recipe is for you. It has a simple base of sweet potato puree made with butter, carrots, fresh ginger, and low-fat milk. It is then topped with mini marshmallows and toasted pecans. Your family won't even notice that this is a healthier version of the traditional casserole!
This stuffing casserole by Simple Nourished Living is Weight Watchers-friendly. According to the recipe, you can click on a link to track it in your Weight Watchers app, which is extremely convenient. This recipe has flavors of chicken stuffing mix, fresh apples, chewy raisins, and French-style green beans. For a nice addition, you can also throw in some shredded chicken, chicken gravy, and water chestnuts!
If you are going to have a small Thanksgiving gathering and don't feel like cooking up an entire Turkey, this recipe can come in handy! It has warm autumn flavors with a wonderful combination of leeks, mushrooms, turkey breast, bacon, and garlic. It also has a small amount of cream, whole-grain mustard, and chicken stock. This casserole will serve four people!
Here is another Weight Watchers sweet potato casserole, except this one is a bit different. It makes 12 servings, and rather than having marshmallows on top, it has an old-fashioned rolled oats topping with nuts. The bottom portion has canned mashed sweet potatoes, which makes it easy to whip up. There are also hints of vanilla and cinnamon, which provide the perfect sweetness and spice you are looking for in this Thanksgiving dish.
This hearty casserole with seasonal ingredients like apples and butternut squash is ideal for Thanksgiving! According to the recipe, if you follow this step by step, it will be 3 points on all plans. If you use sugar-free Maple syrup, it's only two points! For this recipe, you will need apples, butternut squash, sage, thyme, bacon, pecans and honey. The bacon is nice and crispy when it's ready to serve, while the vegetables are perfectly tender!
Rather than having to set up different toppings in individual bowls to go on your mashed potatoes, you can make this loaded Mashed potato bake instead. On the bottom are fluffy mashed potatoes made with margarine, milk, light cream cheese, and two tablespoons of light ranch dressing. On top, you can sprinkle cheese, crumbled bacon bits, and refreshing green onions! This dish will impress your family; it is only 5sp/5pp per serving!
This cauliflower gratin casserole by Weight Watchers is perfectly enticing for a holiday like Thanksgiving! It's an easy recipe since it has a cauliflower base with panko breadcrumbs, 1% low-fat milk, gruyere cheese, part-skim mozzarella cheese, and garlic. There are also multiple seasonings to give everything a deep flavor. Since the recipe is on the Weight Watchers website, it makes for easy point tracking!
You can never go wrong with a corn pudding casserole on Thanksgiving! This recipe is special since it has poblano chiles, which have a zesty undertone. Aside from that, this casserole is exceptionally fluffy and creamy simultaneously. You will need 2% reduced-fat milk, reduced-fat cheddar cheese, cilantro, frozen corn, and onions. This recipe will make eight servings, so if you are having a large gathering, you might want to double it because it's hard to pass up!
Keeping On Point shared this stuffing casserole recipe, which has a link for you to easily check the points through Weight Watchers. This recipe has stovetop chicken stuffing, shredded chicken, fat-free cream of chicken soup, and skim milk. The seasonings used are parsley, garlic powder, salt, and pepper! You can make this casserole in under an hour, which makes it ideal for the holidays.
This recipe won't disappoint if you want a hearty casserole to bring to the holiday gathering! This Italian-inspired dish is perfect for Thanksgiving since it has zucchini, oregano, polenta, and different types of beans. The cheesy polenta rounds function as a gorgeous topping, making the presentation show-stopping. They become golden brown on the edges! Not many Thanksgiving casseroles have beans, so this dish can help your holiday spread be more well-rounded.
This Weight Watchers Thanksgiving casserole is almost like lasagna, except it has comforting and umami flavors of mushrooms, garlic, butternut squash, and sage. It also has shallots, fat-free evaporated milk, and whole wheat pasta to keep it healthy! You can swap this recipe for your traditional squash casserole, and your family will love it! This isn't necessarily a recipe that you can throw together, though. It does take some time and preparation to layer it correctly.
Take your typical broccoli casserole up a notch by including some sweet Italian Turkey sausage! This broccoli casserole has hints of red onions, garlic, broccoli, chicken broth, and Weight Watchers reduced fat shredded cheese. Everyone knows that broccoli and cheese are a heavenly combination! You can always swap the sausage for another type of meat if you wish, such as crumbled bacon bits.
This dish by Skinny Taste is unique since it combines two different famous dishes, which are Turkey pot pie and Thanksgiving stuffing. You can buy fresh Turkey breast from the local deli and incorporate it into this wonderful casserole rather than roasting a whole Turkey. The base of this casserole has mixed vegetables, broth, herbs, and turkey. The stuffing has French bread, onions, celery, sage, and turkey seasoning.
Our corn casserole recipe is exceptionally velvety with a crispy topping! If there's any time of year to make this casserole, it would be Thanksgiving. With hints of cream cheese, milk, corn, and shredded cheese, fat-free sour cream, it is super creamy. And then, you can put a delicious Ritz cracker topping to finish it. This is also a low point, which is great news! It ranges from four to six points depending on what plan you have.