Fall is here (or maybe it's just now coming around for you). Either way, you need to start stockpiling recipes to make that fill those warm, cozy vibes we want in the fall, but also keep it healthy enough to not wreck your diet. Don’t worry, we’ve done the work for you and have a full guide of 16 Fall WW Chicken Casseroles to get you through this autumn. You could make two a week, and you’re set to be full, satisfied, and healthy.
This list of fall WW chicken casseroles features a variety of flavors and textures like hearty pasta dishes, warm Mexican spices, and classic holiday casseroles, but the one thing they have in common is chicken. Each recipe is delicious and keeps a normal chicken dinner from being bland and boring, which often happens when on a diet. Now, you can have the fall comfort food you crave all while keeping it low in Weight Watchers points.
We’re starting off strong with a chicken pasta dish that is packed with flavor, but not calories or points. This recipe skips the traditional butter that is typically used in tetrazzini (and would be about 40 points!). With a few other swaps, you can have this comforting dish for just 7-8 Weight Watchers points.
A healthy homemade chicken casserole is an excellent option for those who want to enjoy a hearty meal without sacrificing their health. And you most likely already have some Stove Top Stuffing mix on hand if Thanksgiving is headed your way. With just six ingredients (chicken included), you can have a fully balanced meal ready to eat within 25 minutes.
Chili is a fall must, so combining it with chicken and a casserole dish is definitely the right move. One serving of this delicious chicken chili bubble up is just 5-6 Weight Watchers points. And even though it’s reminiscent of chili, it’s bean-free, so it won’t cause any digestive issues.
If you love the flavors of Mexican food, you will love this easy Weight Watchers Chicken Enchilada Bake recipe. Enchiladas are great for the fall because they will warm you up from the inside out without having so much spice that it burns your mouth. Enchiladas are normally very calorie dense, but this version uses chicken to keep it healthy as well as some fat free refried beans and some lightened up cheese.
I don’t know about you, but for me, a Ritz cracker and chicken casserole is nostalgic and the ultimate comfort dish. A serving of this on a chilly autumn evening will please any dinner guest you might have. They don’t even have to know it’s healthy, and you can keep your serving to 3-5 points max!
You will not believe the flavor you can get out of just five ingredients with this dish. It had to make this list of fall WW chicken casseroles because it’s creamy, cheesy, and comforting. A big bowl of this will satisfy you and make you feel like you’re having a special treat - all for just 5-6 Weight Watchers points.
A typical King Ranch chicken casserole isn’t necessarily a fall recipe, but you can easily give it fall vibes by adding in a can of beans or corn and using fire-roasted tomatoes. With those small swaps, you’ll have the fall edition of the classic (but lightened up) King Ranch chicken casserole.
If you’re not a fan of red enchiladas, this white chicken enchilada bake is for you! It gives you a bit of white chicken chili, while also being hearty like an enchilada. It’s about 12 Weight Watchers points per serving, but it’s very filling so you won’t feel like you need to go back for seconds (although the flavor might want you to!)
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Bake is a family favorite, full of healthy carbs and high in protein. This recipe for buffalo sauce pasta is low in fat and calories and gives you all the creaminess you want. This recipe uses a light ranch and light cream cheese to keep it creamy and flavorful, so you can enjoy it without any guilt.
Another hearty fall dish is French onion soup. This dish takes inspiration from French onion soup and transforms it into a casserole. It's filled with al dente pasta, moist pieces of chicken, and a velvety blend of caramelized onions and rich, gooey cheese. The best part is, one serving is anywhere from 4-6 Weight Watchers points depending on your program.
Think mom’s traditional chicken and rice casserole mixed with jambalaya! This blend of flavors is amazing in the fall when the leaves are changing color and you are just craving a bit bowl of warm spices to help against the chilly wind. For over a cup of this, you’ll use up just 8 Weight Watchers points, which is fantastic considering you’re eating sausage and rice!
This three-way combination of green onions, bacon, and cheese is probably the best combo of all time, especially when put right on top of tender chicken and buttery biscuit pieces. This loaded up casserole feels indulgent without breaking the calorie bank. You can easily share with others, or keep it all for your meal prep lunches for the week!
You need this creamy chicken casserole recipe in your back pocket even when it’s not fall. It’s so flavorful and keeps the chicken moist. Serve a bit of this chicken over a bowl of cauliflower gnocchi or roasted potatoes in the fall for the ultimate comfort food. You could even serve it over rice or pasta if you have the Weight Watchers points for it.
Green Bean casserole is a classic Thanksgiving side dish, and this recipe turns the side dish into a fully balanced meal by adding a bit of chicken and rice to it. It’s cheesy and creamy so all of the flavor it there. You get protein from the chicken, vitamins and minerals from the green beans, and healthy carbohydrates from the rice.
Chicken Pot Pie is one of the most comforting dishes if you ask me. A large dish of this, served among friends on a chilly autumn evening by the fire will cheer up all those involved. It’s hearty and cheesy, and you would never guess that it’s healthy as well. Just six Weight Watchers points per serving.
Chicken and broccoli casserole is year round dish, but by swapping the broccoli for brussels sprouts, you immediately get a delicious fall dish. This Weight Watchers version uses fat free cream of mushroom soup and nonfat Greek yogurt to keep it creamy but light in calories. With the flavor that roasted chicken and roasted brussels can add in, you won’t miss the calories.
Keep your fall themed dinners healthy, quick, and easy, but flavorful with this list of fall WW chicken casseroles. Just because a dish is healthy doesn’t mean it has to lack in flavor, as you will find out with all of these yummy recipes.