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Southern Turkey and Lentil Casserole

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Southern Turkey and Lentil Casserole
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 5
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Bacon and black-eyed peas offer a little southern inspiration for a homey turkey casserole.
Updated Aug 10, 2010

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 cup dried lentils (8 oz), sorted, rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) black-eyed peas, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 3/4 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 1/2 cups 1/2-inch cubes cooked turkey or chicken
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon, carrots and onion over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in lentils. Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Spoon mixture into baking dish. Stir in black-eyed peas, tomatoes, broth, turkey and chili sauce.
  • 4
    Cover with foil; bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with parsley.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Ketchup can be used in place of the chili sauce for this delicious casserole.
  • tip 2
    When you cook a turkey, freeze leftovers to use in recipes. Cool the turkey completely, then package it in small measured amounts. Label and date the packages.
  • tip 3
    Serve this southern-inspired casserole with thick slices of whole-grain bread and lots of fresh fruit.

Nutrition

380 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 32g Protein, 46g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
930mg
39%
Potassium
1090mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
46g
15%
Dietary Fiber
12g
47%
Sugars
5g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
40%
40%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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