Lazy Chaffle Pizza Casserole (Kid-Friendly)

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Jan 27

Special thanks to the sponsor of this recipe, www.After-School-Math-Help.com, providers of online interactive learning and math tutoring.


You folks trying to manage a low carb lifestyle with little ones about have my total respect. I’ve been there, man.

In my early twenties, I had THREE littles under the age of five! What’s more, my husband and I both worked full time.

I’ll never forget dragging home after work, running on nothing but steam to collapse onto the couch. After a quick breather, my husband and I would scan one another’s faces, trying to decide who was the least exhausted. Whomever had the most energy was elected to find something–anything–to feed the kids. So yeah, I know how hard it can be.

If you’ve got littles about, maybe this drop-dead simple, kid-friendly recipe idea can help make a tired weeknight easier.

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Pro tip: You can always make the chaffles ahead of time, and either toss them in the fridge for a few days or just freeze them to make this quick recipe even quicker. I won’t mind if you don’t thank me for this idea, though. You’re probably too tired!

Lazy Chaffle Pizza Casserole (Kid-Friendly) 1

Lazy Pizza Chaffle Casserole

Using the word "casserole" loosely. It's pizza chaffles scrunched together for cooking here!
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chaffles, Pizza
Servings: 7
Calories: 176kcal

Equipment Needed

Ingredients

  • 7 Chaffles
  • 10 1/2 tablespoons Spaghetti Sauce (Rao's or another low sugar sauce)
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 35 pepperoni slices (or whatever pizza toppings)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Spread out your chaffles in a casserole dish or on a cookie sheet and scrunch them together.
    Basic Chaffles
  • Add about a tablespoon and a half or so sauce on top of each chaffle.
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  • Add your favorite pizza toppings. This is a great opportunity to include the munchkins in the process.
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  • Cover it all in cheese! Because, cheese.
  • Cook about 20 minutes, until the cheese is golden brown. You know, like perfect pizza cheese!
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  • It's easiest to use a single chaffle's worth as a serving here. Cutting these would be messy!
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Recipe Notes

Please consider nutritionals an estimate, based on what you might use in terms of chaffles, sauce, cheese and pizza toppings. Basically all of it is ballpark, because it's going to vary from mine to yours. I'm also using the numbers for regular spaghetti sauce to make sure I don't underestimate what you've got on hand.
Bottom line: I'm not one to tell anybody how many pepperonis are "enough" for goodness sakes! That's more an extentiential question than a low carb recipe question...
Nutrition Facts
Lazy Pizza Chaffle Casserole
Amount Per Serving (1 chaffle pizza)
Calories 176 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 488mg20%
Potassium 141mg4%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 405IU8%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 148mg15%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Pizza Chaffles

It may not be the prettiest picture, but man, did it taste good!

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Thanks again to the (kid-friendly) sponsor of this kid-friendly recipe, www.After-School-Math-Help.com

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