Protein Packed Cheeseburger Casserole

10 Bowls266 cals

Here we take the cheeseburger to a WHOLE new level! This Lean Body Cheeseburger Casserole is a great addition to your meal prep arsenal! Packed with protein, easy to make, and absolutely DELICIOUS!

Tips:

  • Use 90/10 or leaner beef or turkey if you don’t want too much liquid in your casserole (or just remember to drain it)!
  • Keep this in the fridge and it’ll last around 5-7 days!
Lean Body Cheeseburger Casserole Recipe

Protein Packed Cheeseburger Casserole

Here we take the cheeseburger to a WHOLE new level! This Lean Body Cheeseburger Casserole is a great addition to your meal prep! Packed with protein & easy!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burger casserole, casserole, cheeseburger
Servings: 10 Bowls
Calories: 266kcal
Cost: $6.50
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burger casserole, casserole, cheeseburger
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 10 Bowls
Calories: 266kcal
Cost: $6.50

Ingredients

  • 4 Ounces Pasta112g Your choice
  • 1 Green Pepper
  • ½ Sweet Onion
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 ½ Teaspoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 Cup Mushrooms
  • 2 Pounds Ground Beef32 Ounces Lean (or Turkey)
  • 28 Ounces Diced TomatoesNo Salted Added
  • 2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste33g No Salt Added
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese112g Fat Free (or Any Other Cheese)

Instructions

  • Make your Pasta however your box says to
  • Chop up your Green Bell Pepper and Sweet Onion
  • Take out a large stove top pan, turn your burner on Low-Medium heat, add in your Olive Oil, and let it heat up
  • Cook your chopped bell pepper and onion until they are translucent (around 5 minutes)
  • Add in your Minced Garlic, Mushrooms, and Beef or Turkey
  • Turn your burner up to Medium heat and mix everything around until your beef or turkey has browned
  • Mix in your Diced Tomatoes and Tomato Paste
  • Keep it on the heat while stirring for a couple minutes or until your mix starts to thicken up
  • Add your mix and cooked pasta into a large dish, mix everything together, and top it with your Cheddar Cheese
  • Bake on 350F/176C for 10-15 minutes

Video

Notes

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 2666
  • Fat: 118g
  • Saturated Fat: 40g
  • Sodium: 1962mg
  • Carbs: 144g
  • Fiber: 27g
  • Sugar: 36g
  • Protein: 257g
 
Calories in each bowl (if you make 10):
  • Calories: 266
  • Fat: 11.8g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 196.2mg
  • Carbs: 14.4g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Sugar: 3.6g
  • Protein: 25.7g

Nutrition

Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.4g | Protein: 25.7g | Fat: 11.8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 196.2mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 3.6g

Ingredients

  • 4 Ounces Pasta 112g Your choice
  • 1 Green Pepper
  • ½ Sweet Onion
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 ½ Teaspoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 Cup Mushrooms
  • 2 Pounds Ground Beef 32 Ounces Lean (or Turkey)
  • 28 Ounces Diced Tomatoes No Salted Added
  • 2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste 33g No Salt Added
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese 112g Fat Free (or Any Other Cheese)

Instructions

  • Make your Pasta however your box says to
  • Chop up your Green Bell Pepper and Sweet Onion
  • Take out a large stove top pan, turn your burner on Low-Medium heat, add in your Olive Oil, and let it heat up
  • Cook your chopped bell pepper and onion until they are translucent (around 5 minutes)
  • Add in your Minced Garlic, Mushrooms, and Beef or Turkey
  • Turn your burner up to Medium heat and mix everything around until your beef or turkey has browned
  • Mix in your Diced Tomatoes and Tomato Paste
  • Keep it on the heat while stirring for a couple minutes or until your mix starts to thicken up
  • Add your mix and cooked pasta into a large dish, mix everything together, and top it with your Cheddar Cheese
  • Bake on 350F/176C for 10-15 minutes

Video

Notes

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 2666
  • Fat: 118g
  • Saturated Fat: 40g
  • Sodium: 1962mg
  • Carbs: 144g
  • Fiber: 27g
  • Sugar: 36g
  • Protein: 257g
 
Calories in each bowl (if you make 10):
  • Calories: 266
  • Fat: 11.8g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 196.2mg
  • Carbs: 14.4g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Sugar: 3.6g
  • Protein: 25.7g

Nutrition

Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.4g | Protein: 25.7g | Fat: 11.8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 196.2mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 3.6g

5 Comments

  1. Eddie Thomas on August 7, 2016 at 12:00 am

    The family loved it and it was very filling. Macros are on point but our only recommendation would be to add some sort of spice to the meat to add flavor, it was just a little bland

  2. Nic on January 26, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Amazing recipe! I added some low sodium taco seasoning and it was fantastic!

  3. Mikaella Hofmann-Azerad on June 18, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Can you freeze it?

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