It’s not your fault if you sometimes miss the taste of Tuna Noodle Casserole or Tater Tot Delight. As children of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, we grew up in an era that celebrated processed food, utilizing it to recreate the “stick to your ribs” classics of the 1950′s. With increasing evidence for the importance of a plant-based diet, with an emphasis on fresh, whole foods, some of those classic casseroles that once graced the table are taking a back seat to more healthful options. Gone are the days of ground beef, nowadays, casseroles are still enjoyed, but typically with fresh veggies instead of canned, less creamy soups and more real cream.
Based on my own childhood, here are my 5 picks for the worst classic casseroles. Let me know what I missed from your list!