Your Favorite 7-Layer Casserole
This delicious 7-Layer Casserole makes for one of the best, easy dinner recipes around. It's a healthy option to serve your family for dinner any night of the week. This easy casserole recipe is sure to become one of your go-to meals. Whether you're planning a meal for a crowd or want to make something that will last all week for you and your spouse, this layered casserole is a great option. Made with sweet potatoes, turkey cutlets, marinara sauce and plenty of other veggies, this unique casserole is packed with plenty of flavor, while still being really great for you! Don't feel bad about going back for that second piece - this casserole is definitely worth it! We're sure that in no time at all, this delightful dish will live up to its name.
This wonderfully healthy and gluten free recipe is filled with all the most colorful and high-nutrition value vegetables. While we enjoyed this combination, feel free to make any substitutions that fit your personal taste preferences:
- use white potatoes instead of sweet potatoes
- use spinach instead of kale
- use white onion instead of red
- add carrots in thin slices
- add butternut squash slices
*If turkey cutlets are not available, you may buy a turkey breast half, freeze for it 20 minutes until slightly firm, then cut into ¼ inch crosswise slices. You may also use chicken tenders if you prefer.
Cooking Time1 hr
Cooking MethodCasserole, Oven
Cooking Vessel Size9 x 13-inch baking dish
- 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
- 4 ounces kale, stems removed and leaves chopped
- 1 medium red onion, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 medium red or green pepper, in 1/4-inch strips
- salt and fresh ground pepper
- 24 ounces turkey cutlets (see note)
- 16 ounces marinara sauce
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
Layer vegetables into the dish in the order given, spreading them evenly. Before placing in the turkey cutlets, sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper, then fan the cutlets across the top. Pour the sauce over and spread it evenly.
Cover the dish tightly with foil and bake for 45 minutes, then continue to bake uncovered for another 15 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.