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Cheesy Turkey Rice Casserole

Cheesy Turkey Rice Casserole

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    45 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 5 m
BABYPHAT55

BABYPHAT55

This is a wonderful use of leftover turkey or you could even use chicken. You may also want to add potato chips to the top for some crunch.

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  • Calories:
  • 460 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 26.2 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 28.7 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 167 mg
  • 56%
  • Sodium:
  • 607 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2-quart casserole dish.
  2. Combine cooked rice, turkey, evaporated milk, Monterey Jack cheese, Cheddar cheese, mixed vegetables, onion, chopped green chiles, eggs, cilantro, and butter in a large bowl, stirring until thoroughly mixed. Pour into prepared casserole dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until casserole is set and top is golden brown, 45 to 50 minutes.
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janetzkefamily@msn.com

4/21/2014

This was great, however I added fresh broccoli and doubled the cheese. It still turned out great. I also used brown minute rice, which I cooked first then added and everything turned out fine. Will make again when I have left over turkey!

Grandmasgirl
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Grandmasgirl

10/25/2014

I am sorry but I did not like it. The rice absorbed most of the moisture, causing it to be dry and not sticking together. Taste was o.k. I added salt and pepper to taste as there is non listed in the ingredients. Thank you for posting the recipe, gave it an extra star.

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kmlorch

8/22/2014

The mission of using this recipe was to try and use up leftovers. The only substitution we made was to use a cup of regular milk in place of evaporated milk. It turned out surprisingly well. Usually we cook with a lot of spices, but we just added some ground pepper to the top and my husband and I both went back for seconds. My one comment about the instructions was that I did not know whether to bake it with the lid on or off, and tried with the lid on. In 50 minutes, the casserole hadn't set, so I had to bake it another 20 with the lid off. I think in the future I would try this recipe with shredded potatoes rather than rice, just for the texture. Thanks for sharing, BABYPHAT55!

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