High Protein Casserole Recipe

This hearty high protein casserole dish is packed with flavor and nutrients. A delicious combination of protein-rich ingredients baked to perfection, providing a satisfying and wholesome meal.

high protein casserole recipe

High Protein Casserole Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 can (14 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Optional toppings: sliced green onions, chopped cilantro

High Protein Casserole Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  3. Add the diced onion, minced garlic, and bell pepper to the skillet. Sauté for 2-3 minutes until the vegetables are softened.
  4. Stir in the cooked quinoa, black beans, diced tomatoes, frozen corn, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish and spread it evenly.
  6. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top.
  7. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 25 minutes.
  8. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Garnish with sliced green onions and chopped cilantro, if desired.
  10. Let the casserole cool slightly before serving.

Macro Nutrient Breakdown (per serving):

  • Protein: 25g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Calories: 320
  • Author: Chris
  • User rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.6 stars (of 15 reviews)
  • Recipe name: High Protein Casserole
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