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Cheesy Turkey Rice Casserole Recipe
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Cheesy Turkey Rice Casserole

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"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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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 5 mins

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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Apr 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!

 
Aug 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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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 460 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 167 mg
  • 56%
  • Fat
  • 26.2 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 28.7 g
  • 57%
  • Sodium
  • 607 mg
  • 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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