Easy Cheesy Ground Turkey Casserole

Easy Cheesy Ground Turkey Casserole | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Recipes on YouTube share a solution to turn your leftover turkey into an easy, cheesy ground turkey casserole. The dish is creamy, savory, and has a delicious crunch to it, thanks to the melted cheese that is topped with breadcrumbs. It also adds the flavor of green chilies and a peppery taste.



  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 3 cups basmati or white rice
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 4 oz. diced green chiles (divide into 3 parts)
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • cilantro, Chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Olive oil, for cooking
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper


Prepare all the needed ingredients.

Preheat the oven to 375F.

ground turkey casserole ingredients
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Place a large skillet pan over medium-high heat on the stove and pour over olive oil. Add in 1 lb of ground turkey and sauté with the olive oil using a spatula. Pour in 1 tsp of salt and 1 tsp of ground black pepper. Stir to let the ingredients incorporate with the meat and cook thoroughly. Then, add in 2 cups of finely chopped red onions and 2 tsp of minced garlic. Continue sauteing and pour in 2 cups of chicken broth and 10z of one can of cream of mushroom soup. To combine, stir everything together. Add in 1 1/3 oz of the chopped green chilies and stir to combine. Next, pour in 3 cups of white rice or basmati rice and stir.

Cover the pan with a tight lid and let it cook for about 15 minutes, or until the rice is tender.

After that, carefully transfer it into a casserole and spread evenly. Sprinkle in 1 cup of breadcrumbs, ½ cup of shredded cheddar cheese, and 1 1/3 oz of the chopped green chilies.  Let the casserole boil on high heat in the oven for 5 minutes or until the cheese is brown and melted.

steps to make easy ground turkey casserole
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Carefully take it out of the oven and place a part of the casserole on a platter.

Serve your family and friends, and enjoy!

Easy Cheesy Ground Turkey Casserole

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