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