If you're getting tired of the same old low-carb routine, it's time to switch things up! One way to do that is by incorporating casseroles into your meal plan. These dishes are not only filling and hearty, but they can also be made to be lower in carbs and calories. Believe it or not, there are so many different low-carb options that aren’t flavorless or boring. We know what you’re thinking, “how can it taste just as good without all the carbs?”.
Trust us when we say that when you bite into these scrumptious casseroles, you won’t be able to tell that they’re super nutritious and contain healthier alternatives in the ingredients. We did some hunting to find recipes you’ll love! This collection of recipes we’ve rounded up offers 24 unique options that are sure to please the whole family. From the refreshing Low Carb Zucchini Casserole to the hearty Low Carb Chicken Green Bean Casserole, you might have a hard time choosing what to make for dinner tonight!
Our Stove Top Stuffing Chicken Casserole has cooked boneless chicken breast, fat-free sour cream, fat-free milk, low-fat cream of chicken soup, and mixed vegetables. To make it easy, the stuffing portion can be made with a premade stuffing mix, which tastes wonderful among all of the vegetables and chicken! However, if you really want to cut the carbs down, you can swap part of the stuffing with cauliflower rice.
This recipe is 3.9g net carbs, and it has tasty ingredients that will make your mouth water! Can you believe it only takes 15 minutes to make? This recipe has wonderful flavors of taco-seasoned ground beef and homemade cheesy sauce. The cheese sauce has eggs, cheese, heavy whipping cream, and jalapenos. Meanwhile, the base has onions, peppers, garlic, and beef!
With hints of chili powder, garlic powder, shredded cheese, and onion, this casserole has a unique flavor blend. The main components are the chopped cabbage and the ground beef or turkey. For the cheese, you can use any kind you want! The recipe suggests either Colby Jack or cheddar cheese. This recipe is suitable for people on a keto diet or if they are just watching their carbs.
Here is a low-carb recipe that just happens to be vegetarian! It has zucchini, onion, garlic, butter, and heavy cream. Additionally, you can put three different kinds of cheese: mozzarella, cheddar, and cream cheese. All you need is a dash of salt and pepper to season it! The best part is that you can serve this as either a side dish or a main course meal. To garnish it, sprinkle fresh herbs on it.
Do you have any extra turkey that you need to use up? This low-carb turkey casserole is the perfect way to use it! It has riced cauliflower, frozen green beans, leftover turkey, and cream cheese. It also has eggs to bind it and shredded cheddar to give it more flavor. You will need some seasonings to make this dish, such as onion powder, mustard powder, garlic, cracked pepper, and salt.
Enjoy flavors of Greek-style chicken when you make this low-carb-friendly casserole recipe! It has tender chicken, artichokes, olives, red peppers, and zucchini. The best part is the drizzled homemade Greek dressing. This is a family-friendly supper that everyone will enjoy! You can always adjust it by adding more ingredients that you prefer. We bet you won't be able to believe that this is only three grams of carbs per serving!
This dinner is perfect if you enjoy a hint of spice but not too much spiciness. This low-carb casserole has chicken, cream cheese, sour cream, green chilies, and shredded cheese. You can also include a bit of cumin and salt to bring out the best qualities in the meat and other ingredients. We suggest serving this with fresh diced tomatoes sprinkled over the top of the casserole when you slice it.
Do you enjoy the flavors of stuffed bell peppers? You should definitely try the casserole recipe, then! It brings you all of the classic flavors without having to stuff the peppers individually. This recipe has garlic, bell peppers, onions, meat, cheese, and riced cauliflower. The cauliflower helps this recipe to be low-carb! You can also throw in some tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, and Worcestershire sauce to give the casserole a deeper flavor.
With wonderful ingredients like ham, cheese, and cauliflower, this indulgent recipe is wonderful to serve at gatherings. It has cheddar cheese, black pepper, green onions, parmesan, Greek yogurt, and more. Use any diced ham you have, whether you have meat from the deli or a leftover roast ham you want to use up. You can also swap the Greek yogurt for sour cream, although the Greek yogurt provides more protein!
This casserole tastes like you are eating a famous Reuben sandwich. With ingredients like corned beef, sauerkraut, pickles, Swiss cheese, and Russian dressing, you won't be able to get enough of this. The best part is that you don't have to use up a ton of carbs when you eat this flavorful meal! If you have extra, this serves as a wonderful lunch for leftovers the next day.
Rather than using up a bunch of carbs to eat a meatball sandwich, you can make this amazing meatball casserole instead. It is reminiscent of a sandwich but without the bread! This recipe has vibrant flavors of marinara sauce, ground turkey meatballs, shredded cheese, and fresh herbs. Some seasonings in the meatballs are garlic, onion powder, pepper, cayenne, and an Italian seasoning blend.
You definitely shouldn't pass this casserole recipe up! It only takes 35 minutes to bake, which is rather fast for a casserole dish. This recipe has cauliflower rice, salsa, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and chicken. The only seasonings that you need are cumin and chili powder since the salsa gives it so much flavor! Serve this with chopped cilantro on top to give it a nice presentation.
Similar to the Reuben sandwich casserole, you can make a Philly cheese steak casserole that is keto-friendly. This meal has tons of protein, and it is low in carbs. It has gorgeous layers of meat, cheese, and veggies. To keep it like a classic Philly, it has provolone cheese, ground beef, bell peppers, and tons of seasonings. However, it also has cream cheese, which makes it velvety!
This Green Bean Chicken Casserole looks so fancy, and you can serve it as a side dish or as a main course! It has tender green beans, juicy chicken, crunchy almonds, and tons of seasonings. It also has butter, cream cheese, and sour cream, which make it extra rich. Add sliced mushrooms to make it savorier. We suggest making this for a potluck or a holiday since it is a crowd favorite!
Create this casserole, which tastes like a pizza, but it is low carb and super easy to make! Some of the components are mozzarella cheese, pepperonis, mushrooms, and diced tomatoes. Regarding the meat, you can either use turkey or pork Italian sausage. Whatever your family prefers is fine. You can also include other ingredients you like on your pizza, such as onions or olives!
We love this bull buffalo cauliflower recipe because it has the perfect level of spiciness, and it's not overwhelming. This recipe only has five ingredients, making it easy to whip up during busy weeknights! All you need is cauliflower rice, chicken, cream cheese, Buffalo sauce, and cheddar cheese to make this astounding recipe. Feel free to experiment and change it up as you wish. We suggest garnishing with fresh chives!
Here is a recipe for something with a lot of protein but only a few carbs. Our recipe for Healthy Hash Brown Casserole is nourishing and has yummy ingredients like hash browns, center-cut bacon, oregano, ground turkey, and milk. It also has eggs and various seasonings to ensure that there is flavor in every bite! Honestly, you can eat this for any meal of the day, making it super versatile.
This chicken caprese dinner is gluten-free and suitable for people on low-carb diets. It has a vibrant appearance and would definitely be a showstopper if you took it to a party. The tomatoes are bright and colorful, contrasting against the white mozzarella and the green basil. Then, of course, you have chicken and garlic and kale, which makes it more satisfying, keeping you from getting hungry too soon after you eat it.
The combination of rotisserie chicken and vegetables is surely a comforting match. This recipe has Greek yogurt, cheddar cheese, garlic, spinach, and more. It has an herbal undertone due to the dried basil and parsley. Lastly, there is a slight spicy kick from the red chili pepper flakes! This recipe is 11.8 grams of carbs per serving! It makes about six servings, so it is perfect for a weeknight meal for your family.
You won't believe how amazing this low-carb casserole is! It adds unending creaminess due to the cream cheese and the Monterey Jack cheese. It also has cauliflower, pork sausage, celery, dried onions, and chicken. Lastly, a bit of paprika gives it a special undertone. We suggest serving this with some grilled or steamed veggies on the side, such as broccoli or asparagus!
If you enjoy ingredients like shredded chicken, ham, cream cheese, or Dijon mustard, this recipe will blow you away. It is a keto-friendly recipe with only two grams of carbs per serving! When you bite into this, it will remind you of the classic chicken cordon bleu dish, except it is a healthier version, and you can easily assemble it in a casserole dish, making it perfect for serving a crowd!
Beef, rice, and cheese casseroles are common, but if you want to lower the carb amount, you can make this one that uses cauliflower rice instead of regular rice. When you make this, the beef is juicy, and the melted cheese is silky. Not to mention, you can put fresh herbs on top to liven it up. The recipe suggests adding other veggies besides carrots, such as broccoli, green beans, or peas!
Are you in the mood for some seafood? Try this wonderful tuna casserole that won't break the carb bank, and it only has six ingredients! It truly doesn't get better than that. You will enjoy creamy cheese, broccoli, ranch dressing, and more flavors when you make this wonderful dinner. It also serves as a yummy lunch! Finish it off by sprinkling on finely grated parmesan cheese, which complements the tuna.
Next time it's Taco Tuesday, try out this text Max chicken casserole that is low carb. You can top it with fresh jalapenos, lime zest, and avocado, which gives it a zesty addition. The casserole base has onions, cauliflower, tomatoes, seasonings, shredded chicken, and cheese. Enjoy this while it is fresh out of the oven, and the cheese is still nice and gooey!
24 Lovely Low Carb Casseroles
- 3 cups cooked boneless chicken breast, cubed *approximately 3-4 breast
- 1 box chicken stove top
- 1 can cream of chicken soup, 284ml
- ⅓ cup fat free sour cream
- ¼ cup milk *I used 1%
- 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
- Make the stove top using the instructions on the package
- Preheat oven to 400F, spray a 9x13 casserole dish with some non-stick spray
- Place the cooked chicken on the bottom of the dish, top with the veggies.
- Mix together the soup, sour cream and milk. Spoon over the chicken and vegetables.
- Top with the prepared stove top, cover with foil then bake in the oven for 25 minutes.
- Makes 6 servings, each serving is 1 heaping cup.