ground turkey and rice casserole

★★★★☆ 1
By Mikekey *
from Seattle, WA

A hearty main dish casserole. You can use ground beef, if desired.

★★★★☆ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ground turkey and rice casserole

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 c
    diced white onion
  • 8 oz
    sliced fresh cremini mushrooms
  • 5 oz
    fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1 c
    raw white rice
  • 2 can
    (10.5 oz) cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 c
    chicken broth

How To Make ground turkey and rice casserole

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a deep 2 qt. casserole or baking dish with nonstick olive oil spray.
  • 2
    Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet and brown ground turkey until pink starts to disappear. Season with salt and pepper, garlic powder and Italian seasoning. Drain and place in prepared baking dish.
  • 3
    Heat remaining oil in skillet and add onions; sauce until just soft, Add mushrooms and sauce until juices start to evaporate. Add spinach and sauté and just wilted.
  • 4
    Add veggie mix to meat and add raw rice. Stir in mushroom soup and grated cheddar; stir until well mixed.
  • 5
    Add broth and stir. Cover with foil and bake 1 1/2 hours, or until rice is done.
  • 6
    If desired, remove foil last 10 minutes and add more shredded cheese, baking until it is melted.

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