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Cheeseburger Casserole

This Weight Watchers Friendly Cheeseburger Casserole recipe has been a go to for me while on Weight Watchers for years.  It is not only a super easy dinner recipe but a recipe that keeps me on track while also feeding my picky kiddos dinner!  Cheeseburger Casserole is a yummy cheeseburger in a casserole dish! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Author Censie

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Rotini Pasta whole wheat
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onions diced
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3 TBSP tomato paste
  • 2 medium tomatoes diced
  • 2 TBSP Dijon Mustard
  • 2 cups Reduced Fat Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill pickles

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9 x 13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. 

  2. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta according to the package directions - drain well.

  3. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add the onions and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. 

  4. Stir in the turkey and cook until browned; season with salt and pepper.

  5. Stir in the tomato paste and mustard, then add the tomatoes and combine well. 

  6. Let the meat mixture cook until thickened, about 2 minutes.

  7. Toss the meat mixture with the pasta and spread it into the prepared dish. 

  8. Top with the cheddar cheese and bake at 350 degrees uncovered until the cheese is melted, about 15 minutes.

  9. Remove from oven and sprinkle the chopped pickles over the top and serve.