Not only can chronic inflammation raise your risk of cardiovascular disease, but it can also result in some bothersome symptoms including mental fog, stiff joints, and digestive problems. Eating foods high in anti-inflammatory qualities, such as those found in these savory and nourishing dinner casseroles, is crucial. These foods include lean proteins, legumes, whole grains, vegetables, and healthy fats. These recipes are also designed to be low in sodium and saturated fats, making them easily included into a heart-healthy diet. Meals like Eggplant Tortilla Casserole and Creamy Chicken, Mushroom & Spinach Skillet Casserole are filling and tasty, and they will put you in the best possible mood.
Creamy Skillet Casserole with Chicken, Mushroom, and Spinach
This hearty, spinach-filled casserole bakes and cooks in the same skillet, making cleanup a breeze after supper for the whole family. To expedite the preparation, you can use leftover chicken and make the pasta ahead of time.
Caramelized Eggplant Casserole
With none of the hassle of rolling and packing individual tortillas, this layered casserole pays homage to the traditional cheese enchiladas. You would never believe that a layer of thinly sliced eggplant is hidden underneath this hearty casserole. Roasting the thin slices makes them soft and adds a slight savory taste.
Chicken Casserole with Green Chile Rotisserie
soft rotisserie chicken and an abundance of soft veggies come together in this casserole with green chilies. While the rice helps absorb some of the flavors, the corn offers a lovely flash of sweetness. Crushed tortilla chip topping adds a crunchy touch to this hearty casserole with a Southwestern flair.
Broccol and Teriyaki Chicken Skillet Casserole
This teriyaki chicken casserole is the ideal go-to recipe for busy weeknights that will definitely please a crowd. It only takes a single skillet to prepare. It’s a great way to use up any leftover rice and chicken you may have. A packet of microwaveable brown rice and a rotisserie chicken make a satisfying meal if you’re low on leftovers.
Tetrazzini of Chicken
Both adults and children will enjoy this nostalgic dish.
Baked Turkey with Vegetables
Need to make use of the Christmas leftover turkey? Prepare this casserole with reduced fat. It has a lot of veggies and brown grains in it.
Creamy Vodka-Stewed Chicken and Penne with Peas Casserole
When you need a quick and simple dinner that requires little cleanup on a hectic weeknight, this cheesy chicken pasta casserole is ideal. A creamy note is added to the sauce by the vodka. If you don’t have vodka sauce on hand, simply top standard marinara with a couple of tablespoons of cream.
Mom’s Creamy Broccoli and Chicken Casserole
This delicious chicken casserole has been lightened and is loaded with vegetables. This casserole is perfect for the whole family because its base sauce is made with fat-free milk, fat-free Greek-style yogurt, and a tiny bit of mayonnaise for body.
Baked Chicken with Spaghetti Squash
Cream of mushroom soup is baked with spaghetti squash to give it a creamy texture in this twist on chicken and broccoli casserole.
Rice Bake, Kale, and Smoked Turkey
This filling one-skillet supper is made with quick-cooking brown rice, tomatoes, kale, and celery. Simply replace the turkey with smoked tofu to easily make this recipe vegetarian.
Cashew-Garlic Chicken Casserole
This tasty dish combines chicken, brown rice, cashews, chow-mein noodles, and an abundance of vegetables.
Roll-Ups with Lasagna Florentine
With these individual lasagna roll-ups, consider portion control. You can have leftovers for lunch the next day.
Leek and Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
Originally made to use up the leftovers from a celebratory roast, shepherd’s pie is coated in mashed potatoes. In this variation, chopped turkey is combined with peas, leeks, and carrots in a creamy herb sauce. This recipe is a great way to use up leftover roast chicken, duck, or goose, but it’s also a great way to make a second supper with the Christmas turkey.