Healthier crock-pot cheeseburger casserole

Claire Gallam

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When you think of cheeseburger casserole, healthy is probably not a word that pops up. However, with just a few slight adjustments, this calorie nightmare can turn into a healthy dinner option for your entire family! Simply sub in very lean ground beef, low-fat soup and part-skim cheese for a lighter dish that still tastes full fat!

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This hearty comfort food dish is perfect for those busy weeknights since you can start it before work and it'll be warm and delicious 7 hours later. Your kids will love that it tastes like a cheeseburger and you and your husband/wife/significant other will love that it's healthier!

Healthier crock-pot cheeseburger casserole

Serves 6-8healthy crock pot chesseburger casserole 2

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 pounds 95/5 ground beef
  • 8 ounces cooked elbow macaroni noodles
  • 1-1/2 cans (16 ounces) healthy request cheddar cheese soup
  • 1/2 cup shredded part skim cheddar cheese
  • 4 pieces of uncooked turkey bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon steak seasoning
  • Additional salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Place all of the ingredients into the basin of a crock-pot. Stir with a wooden spoon to thoroughly mix up.
  2. Set the crock-pot to low and cook for about 6 - 8 hours, or until the meat is fully browned and the cheese is melted. Serve with an additional sprinkle of cheese and enjoy!

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Claire Gallam
Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. In addition to writing for the Food section of SheKnows, she is a full-time recipe creator (and taste tester), a writer for FabulousFoods.com and a contributing writer for the Home and Gardening section of SheKnows. You can also follow her daily musings and find delicious healthy recipes on her food blog, The Realistic Nutritionist.

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