Italian Vegetable Casserole

Italian Vegetable Casserole

Note: This recipe is especially for kids with lactose intolerance, who need to limit or avoid dairy products.

This is a quick and easy way to add a vegetable serving to your daily meal plan.

Prep time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

Utensils:

Directions:

  1. Spray casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Mix vegetables and dressing together in the casserole dish.
  3. Cook vegetables in microwave for 10 minutes, stirring every 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle parmesan cheese onto the vegetables.
  5. Serve vegetables over rice.

Serves: 4

Serving size: 1 cup vegetables and ½ cup rice

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
165 calories
7 g protein
2 g fat
0 g sat. fat
31 g carbohydrate
4 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
278 mg sodium
117 mg calcium
1.4 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
You also can serve this dish over pasta. If you would like to make it extra cheesy, add soy mozzarella to the vegetables.

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD
Date reviewed: July 2015





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

© 1995-2015 KidsHealth® All rights reserved.
Images provided by iStock, Getty Images, Corbis, Veer, Science Photo Library, Science Source Images, Shutterstock, and Clipart.com





Bookmark and Share

Related Resources
Web SiteAllrecipes.com This site offers more than 40,000 free recipes, plus lots of cooking tips and information.
Web SiteAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offering nutrition information, resources, and access to registered dietitians.
OrganizationVegetarian Resource Group This site offers recipes, nutrition information, and lots more for vegetarians and anyone looking to eat less meat.
Web SiteFood Allergy Research and Education (FARE) for Kids This website has information to help kids who are living with a food allergy.
Related Articles
About Recipes for Kids With Lactose Intolerance These recipes are especially for kids with lactose intolerance. Kids with lactose intolerance often need to limit or avoid dairy products.
About Vegetarian Recipes These recipes are for anyone following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet.
What's a Vegetarian? You probably know a vegetarian doesn't eat meat, but did you know there's more than just one kind of vegetarian? Find out more in this article for kids.
Lactose Intolerance Kids with lactose intolerance have trouble digesting a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy foods. But by making smart choices, they can eat delicious foods without feeling sick.
Developments Developments
Sign up for enewsletter
Get involved Get involved
Discover ways to support Akron Children's
Join the conversation Join the conversation
See what our patient families are saying