Recipe: Tasty Turkey And Quinoa Casserole

Turkey And Quinoa Casserole. This Healthy Mexican Casserole is full of good for you ingredients like ground turkey, quinoa, black beans & bell peppers! Stir in cooked quinoa, spice mixture, salsa, ½ cup cheddar cheese, and ½ cup Monterey Jack cheese until combined. Generously season ground turkey with salt and pepper; add to onion mixture and increase temperature to medium-high.

Turkey And Quinoa Casserole Quinoa seems to go a long way because I made one cup dry like I usually do with rice, and we had a lot leftover. I dug through the freezer brainstormed for ideas of what I could make with two cups of leftover quinoa, and this tasty Caprese casserole was the result. This would be a great make-ahead or freezer meal if you just add the topping ingredients before baking. You can have Turkey And Quinoa Casserole using 15 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Turkey And Quinoa Casserole

  1. Prepare of casserole.
  2. Prepare 4 tbsp of olive oil.
  3. Prepare 4 tbsp of all-purpose flour.
  4. You need 2 1/2 cup of skim milk.
  5. It’s 5 oz of swiss cheese.
  6. It’s 1 lb of lean ground turkey.
  7. It’s 2 1/4 cup of cooked quinoa.
  8. Prepare 16 oz of frozed broccoli that has been thawed.
  9. Prepare 1 1/2 cup of peas.
  10. It’s 1 tsp of garlic salt.
  11. It’s 1 tsp of onion powder.
  12. You need 1 tsp of paprika.
  13. You need 1/4 tsp of ground black pepper.
  14. It’s of casserole topping.
  15. Prepare 1/2 cup of shredded swiss cheese.

Cook quinoa with the chicken stock according to the package. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the olive oil and add turkey meat and onions. Cooked chicken or turkey breast, pasta, veggies, sherry and broth with creamy and cheesy elements, all baked into a classic. This casserole is a great way to use leftover turkey or chicken.

Turkey And Quinoa Casserole instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions..
  2. In a large deep skillet brown turkey over medium heat. Cook for about 4 minutes breaking meat apart and until no pink color shows..
  3. Set turkey aside..
  4. In same pan add the oil and flour. Whisk until incorporated and cook 2 minutes..
  5. Whisk in milk and raise heat to medium high. Continuously whisk until a smooth thick sauce is achieved. Add in all the spices..
  6. Lower heat to medium, stir in swiss cheese. Since I like fresh cheeses, I buy baby swiss from the deli counter at my grocers. Then I place all the slices on top of each other and cut them into thin slices..
  7. Stir in quinoa, turkey and vegetables. Mix well to combine..
  8. Now, you can make one large 9×13 dish or two 8×8 dishes. Use one now and freeze the other. I'm now making one large 9×13 dish..
  9. So in a 9×13 baking dish add the quinoa mixture. Bake at 350°F fahrenheit for 20 minutes, covered. Then, uncover, sprinkle cheese on top and cook another 10 minutes..
  10. To freeze the smaller dish, once you add quinoa mixture into dish let it cool. You will not do the baking process yet. Once cooled, cover tightly and freeze. To cook, place dish from freezer into a cold oven. Turn oven on to the 350°F. Lightly cover with tin foil. Bake 40 minutes. Uncover. Now add the shredded mozzarella and bake an additional 10 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving..
  11. Recipe by taylor68too..

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