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Try these low-cost casseroles for a tasty winter treat

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It’s winter. It’s cold.

A nice treat for a blustery winter day is a bubbling, piping hot casserole fresh from the oven. With a crunchy piece of bread and a hot cup of green tea, you have a tasty, nutritious meal.

Here are nine budget-cutting casseroles from Prevention that are sure to please:

  • Four-Cheese Macaroni Bake
  • Turkey-Veggie Skillet Casserole
  • Chicken Vegetable Pot Pie
  • Chile-Corn Casserole
  • Hearty Shepherd's Pie
  • Green Bean Soufflé With Onion Rings
  • Curried Chicken Broccoli Casserole
  • Mexican Lasagna
  • Creamy Spinach Casserole

Some of the recipes passed down from our families are loaded with fat and calories. Prevention says these nine recipes are slimmed down – for your waistline and your wallet, with each dish costing less than $2 per serving. Some are less than $1 per serving.

Other Prevention articles on cost-saving meals include:

“$2 Slow Cooker Meals”

“Brown Bag Sandwiches That Slim”

“Cook at Home”

Copyright 2011, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist

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