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Wild Rice and Turkey Casserole

Wild Rice and Turkey Casserole
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
Nutty wild rice gives interesting depth to this simple casserole of cooked turkey, summer peppers, and shredded cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • 1 cup cooked wild rice
  • 2 cups diced (1/4 to 1/2 inch) cooked turkey breast
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack or mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12x8- or 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In baking dish, mix white rice and wild rice; spread evenly over bottom.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix turkey, cheese, milk, bell peppers, eggs, salt and pepper. Spoon over rice.
  • 3
    Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean and top is lightly browned. Sprinkle with parsley. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Look for frozen or canned cooked wild rice at the grocery store.
  • Cubed cooked chicken can be used in place of the turkey.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
155mg
52%
Sodium
730mg
30%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
8g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
50%
50%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Nutty wild rice gives interesting depth to this simple casserole of cooked turkey, summer peppers, and shredded cheese.
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