Cheesy Wild Rice and Turkey Casserole

Cheesy Wild Rice and Turkey Casserole

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

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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
  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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Look for frozen or canned cooked wild rice at the grocery store.
Tip
Cubed cooked chicken can be used in place of the turkey.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 155mg;
  • Sodium 730mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 32g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.