TURKEY & RICE CASSEROLE (with Smoked Gouda)

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Teresa G

By
@barefootgal

This is a great way to turn that leftover holiday turkey into a delicious "comfort food" casserole. It's creamy and cheesy, with a hint of smoke from the gouda, and the flaky topping adds a bit of crunch. Warning: It's difficult to eat only one serving!

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Serves:
10 to 12
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp
    seasoned salt (lawry's)
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of onion soup
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can(s)
    whole milk (soup can)
  • 2 pkg
    ready to eat chicken flavored rice or 17 ounces of cooked rice (i use uncle ben's ready rice)
  • 2 1/2 c
    chopped roasted turkey
  • 5 to 6 oz
    smoked gouda cheese, fine chopped or shredded
  • 4 oz
    monterey jack cheese, fine chopped or shredded
  • 2 c
    crushed corn flakes
  • 4 Tbsp
    salted butter, melted

How to Make TURKEY & RICE CASSEROLE (with Smoked Gouda)

Step-by-Step

  1. Gather and prep ingredients.
  2. Lightly butter a 9"x13" casserole dish.
  3. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together cream cheese, seasoned salt and pepper until well blende and no lumps remain.
  4. Add 1/2 can cream of onion soup; mix well, until cream cheese is well incorporated and no lumps remain.
  5. Gradually add remainder of onion soup and the cream of chicken soup; mix well.
  6. Slowly add milk and mix well.
  7. Use a large spoon to mix in the rice.
  8. Add turkey; mix well.
  9. Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  10. Pour turkey and rice mixture into prepared casserole dish and smooth down.
  11. Evenly sprinkle cheese over the top.
  12. In a medium bowl, combine crushed cornflakes and melted butter.
  13. Spoon buttered cornflakes evenly over the top of the casserole.
  14. Bake at 350 degrees F, until lightly browned and slightly bubbly all over, about 1 hour, rotating once after 30 minutes.
  15. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  16. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

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