Casserole recipe can get quite creative and we have a yummy garden supper casserole that you're sure to enjoy. This is a great dinner option or can be served as a side dish as well. Check it out below!
Garden Supper Casserole
Makes 4 servings
2 cups soft bread, cubed
½ cup shredded cheese
5 tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
1 cup cooked canned peas
2 tablespoons onion, chopped
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon pepper
½ cup instant non-fat dry milk + 1½
cups water (or 1½ cups non-fat milk)
1 cup meat (beef, chicken, or pork),
cut up, cooked
1 large tomato, sliced
1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. Mix bread cubes, cheese, and 2 tablespoons melted margarine.
3. Spread half the mixture in greased 1 quart casserole dish and top with peas.
4. Cook onion in 3 tablespoons margarine until onion is tender. Blend in flour and seasonings.
5. Cook over low heat, stirring until mixture is bubbly.
6. Remove from heat, add milk and return to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 1 minute.
7. Stir in meat and pour over peas.
8. Arrange tomato slices on top and sprinkle with remaining bread mixture.
9. Bake, uncovered, at 350ºF for 25 minutes.
To lower the fat content: Use 2 tablespoon margarine instead of 5 tablespoons; use low-fat cheese. Add more types of vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, lima beans; use tomato sauce instead of cream sauce in step 4.
Nutrition Information for each serving:
Calories 550 Kcal Cholesterol 70 mg Sugar 9 g Calcium 240 mg
Calories from fat 380 Kcal Sodium 1330 mg Protein 19 g Iron 8 mg
Total fat 42 g Total Carbohydrate 25 g Vitamin A 300 RE
Saturated fat 15 g Dietary Fiber 3 g Vitamin C 15 mg
Recipe provided by Winnie Day, Nez Perce, Reubens, ID
This recipe has not been tested or standardized by the USDA.
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