Veggie Casserole

Impress your vegetarian guests with this delish meat-free meal. This recipe features a ground meat alternative which can easily be replaced with ground turkey or ground chicken if you prefer a non-vegetarian option. Serve this dish with a side salad for a complete meal.

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Servings: 8
Serving Size: ~ 1½ cups

Ingredients for veggie casserole:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 ½ cups riced cauliflower
  • 3 cups Morning Star ground meat
  • 3 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 cup canned mushrooms
  •   1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  •   ¼ tsp salt
  • Pinch of pepper

Directions for veggie casserole:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a medium-size skillet heat olive oil and riced cauliflower over medium heat
  3. In a separate medium-size skillet heat Morning Star ground meat over medium heat
  4. Stir in mushrooms and marinara sauce
  5.   Use a medium size mixing bowl to combine ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, and salt, pepper
  6. Assemble casserole using a 9x13 inch casserole dish
  7. Meat mixture
  8. Rice cauliflower mixture
  9. Cheese mixture
  10. Repeat until there are 3 layers
  11. Bake casserole at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 217
  • carbohydrates: 15g
  • fat: 11g
  • fiber: 4g
  • potassium: 389mg
  • protein: 16g
  • sodium: 970mg
  • sugar: 6g

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