Hashbrown Casserole with Kale and Chickpeas

hash brown casseroleCasseroles are generally comfort food and this one’s no exception with the added benefit of not using any cream of “whatever” so it’s actually a lighter version of hash brown casserole.

The original recipe is at Fat Free Vegan’s Healthy Hash Brown Casserole

Since I’m not vegan I did swap out the nutritional yeast for parmesan cheese. I really wasn’t so sure about the sauce and how it would turn out but it was actually awesome!!!

While the onion, kale and garlic saute the sauce is mixed in a blender (water, milk, tahini, parmesan cheese, cornstarch, lemon juice, salt, mustard, paprika turmeric and cayenne pepper)

Then the sauce, chickpeas and thawed hash browns join the onion/kale mix, the sauce starts to thicken and then the whole mix gets baked in a casserole to create a creamy, filling and healthy comfort food!

I really was more impressed than I expected to be with this dish and it’s definitely going into meal rotation around here 🙂

I used a 2 lb bag of frozen hash browns, thawed overnight in the fridge. Also used frozen kale, also thawed in the fridge.

Give this one a try, and check out the original/full recipe at Healthy Hashbrown Casserole


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Joyfully divorced, Diane is passionate about sharing her story, experience, wisdom and insight from this beautifully brutal life. Passionate about heartfelt connection in all areas of her life she is a public introvert and most enjoys connecting with and spending quality time with friends, chosen family and clients that are uplifting and inspiring. Her core values of connection, humor, integrity, authentic alignment influence all aspects of her life. She is intentional in all that she does. Diane is the founder and owner of Between the Lines LLC Ghostwriting Services and McDermott Real Estate LLC
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