Meaty Bean Casserole Au Gratin
Yield: 4 - 6 servings
Nutrition (For 1 serving)
|2||can (14 oz./398 mL ) Beans in Tomato Sauce||2|
|1 cup||cooked and cubed chicken or turkey||250 mL|
|1/2 cup||cooked, diced garlic sausage or Polish salami sausage||125 mL|
|3/4 cup||chopped celery||175 mL|
|1/2 cup||chopped onion||125 mL|
|1/3 cup||water||75 mL|
|1 tsp||Italian seasoning||5 mL|
|2 cups||fresh whole wheat bread crumbs||500 mL|
|3 tbsp||melted margarine||50 mL|
|1 tsp||dry mustard||5 mL|
|1/4 cup||cheddar cheese (optional)||50 mL|
In a lightly greased casserole, combine all ingredients except for topping ingredients.
Mix bread crumbs, margarine and mustard together; sprinkle over bean mixture.
Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven in 30 minutes or until hot and bubbling. If desired, sprinkle cheese on top during last 5 minutes of baking time. Serve with whole wheat bread.
In a 2 quart (2L) microwaveable casserole, combine all ingredients except for topping ingredients. Microwave covered on HIGH for 8-10 minutes or until heated through, stirring once. Combine bread crumbs, margarine and mustard; sprinkle over bean mixture. Microwave uncovered on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) for 8-10 minutes or until bubbling around edges. If desired, sprinkle cheese on top; cover and let stand until cheese melts.