Spicy Turkey Casserole

 Spicy Turkey Casserole

Spicy Turkey Casserole

This skillet dish is rich in calcium.


Makes 6 (1-cup) servings


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound turkey breast cutlets, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 spicy chicken or turkey sausages (about 3 ounces each), sliced 1/2 inch thick
1 cup diced green bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup diced onion
1 jalapeño pepper,* seeded and minced (optional)
1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth or water
1 can (about 14-1/2 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 cup cooked yolk-free egg noodles
6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons coarse bread crumbs

*Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet. Add turkey and sausages; cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes. Add bell pepper, mushrooms, onion and jalapeño pepper, if desired; cook and stir 5 minutes. Add chicken broth; cook 1 minute, scraping up any browned bits from bottom of skillet. Add tomatoes with juice, seasonings and noodles.
  2. Spoon turkey mixture into shallow 10-inch round casserole. Sprinkle with cheese and bread crumbs. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until mixture is hot and bread crumbs are brown. Garnish as desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cup casserole (without garnish)
Calories 268
Calories from Fat 23 %
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 52 mg
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 25 g
Sodium 347 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Vegetable 1
Meat 3

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