That is so amazing to hear! Stir just enough to combine. Fantastic! Follow @ifoodreal on Instagram, snap a photo, and tag it #ifoodreal. I am so pleased with how satisfying and comforting this meal was while still being so healthy! Pretty tasty! Hi Teresa. This looks delicious! Very delicious! Preheat oven to 375 F degrees and spray 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray. I can’t wait to give it try soon! What are the actual servings for the Ground Turkey Quinoa Casserole ? Greek yogurt wouldn’t work. Transfer meat to a large :) That was Martha Stewart’s recipe and Jenn actually made it. Sometimes those two can be a little dull to eat. First time eating quinoa, and it was amazing! Happy to help!!! But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish. I made this last night and it was SO incredible! Love this recipe! Looks delish, but what is considered a serving? I can imagine the texture being an issue for some but that sort of thing doesn't bother me too much. Put in oven 20 minutes. Very good. I mean, it’s not like I’m doing this to her on purpose or have any choice in the matter, but for some reason…. My name is Olena Osipov. Cook and stir onion and red bell pepper in the hot oil until tender and starting to brown, about 10 minutes; season with salt. You saved Quinoa with Ground Turkey to your. Quinoa is mushy, it’s tiny seeds. May I have your permission to use this recipe? Virtually any meat would be great in this recipe! EVERYONE liked it!! I was concerned about the moisture level upon putting it in the dish to bake, but it turned out perfectly! Casseroles, soups and stews only taste better with every day. Featured in 11 Casseroles to Double and Freeze With great power comes great responsibility. High expectations, people. tomatoes to the top was delish. freezer. I share mostly dinner recipes because it just never ends... I’m obsessed with healthy freezer meals. Is that red and yellow bell pepper on top? Or as an alternative, puree in a food processor some tomatoes with the paste. When you defrost after freezing, how do you reheat? It’s in the oven Im hoping it tastes better than it looks lol. I started this blog in 2012 when I ended up at home with 2 small kids unemployed and a wee bit chubby. Haha, I always appreciate the honesty. I made it for my son but I may have eaten most of it…. is a participant of Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. Great recipe my family loved it. We’ll certainly make it again, I hope eventually with ground turkey and quinoa! I found this recipe online today and will make it with 1# of turkey and half all the ingredients. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Also it’s just for info purposes as we don’t calorie count but rather encourage wholesome ingredients in real life. I'll have to do it again. I think red pepper pesto would also work. I made a recipe a few years ago with this description, “Quinoa Gratin with Cauliflower, Tomato and Chicken Sausage. So make sure it is done generously and not a light dusting. 3 cups of cheese just seems like a lot and given that my husband will probably eat 1/4 of it in one sitting I wouldn’t mind lightening it up a bit . Hi Michelle! I can’t wait to try your other turkey recipies too. Substitute 1/4 cup ricotta cheese and 1/4 Romano cheese for the Mizithra cheese if desired. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. There will be no water left, maybe just a tiny bit at the bottom. Your email address will not be published. Looks amazing!! When you are ready to dig in, thaw it the fridge overnight and bake as per instructions + an extra 15 minutes. That is awesome! Once everything was cooked I added the quinoa to the Sautee. Adding Broccoli Quinoa Casserole - Healthy, cheesy comfort food without any of the guilt! Next time I will try the fire-roasted tomatoes and vegan cheese for a non-dairy option. It tastes good though. And yes, I cook in big portions. I was too tired after LA work trip. Any suggestions? Oven, microwave? Made a recipe? So happy your family is enjoying the casserole recipe. This was so yummy and one of those meals that you feel better after, stronger and healthier (even with the cheese). You can add diced tomatoes to any soup you make soon.:). I tried this recipe with leftover turkey from Thanksgiving and it was wonderful! The recipe has potential, I did not add cheese, but I did add crushed walnuts when I stirred the quinoa in and it added an occasional soft crunch. This Ground Turkey Quinoa Casserole is a budget friendly crowd pleaser. My name is Olena Osipov. Definitely a new favorite! I make this all the time. My husband and kids loved it and will be a dish we have often. I had a heart attack in February. A keeper for sure!!! I’m thinking mushroom, chicken or butternut squash soup will be great. Hi Tina. Woohoo! I never get offended because we all have different tastebuds. it is glorious! I am so, so pleased and so excited to have found it. The cheese will also add a little saltiness to the dish at the end. I did add more tomato sauce and garlic than the recipe calls for, but it’s amazing. Amazing I'll definitely be making this again, My wife and I were looking for another recipe for ground turkey, this was remarkable. Back to find more recipes! I’m a firefighter in Georgia, and this is a firehouse (and personal) favorite now! Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Transfer to a large mixing bowl. You assume full responsibility and liability for your own actions. Plus leftovers and those are my favourite meals to cook. Had such a different but good taste! It’s to your credit, Olena, I think you are simply a very good cook, your recipes are well-tested and therefore produce consistently excellent results. Thanks for this great idea! I made this dish and I absolutely love it! Thanks! Set aside. My family loved this recipe. This is delicious! It didn't need much.. just a touch of moisture. Glad I’ll have leftovers for a while. Packed full of protein, good carbs. Hi! Remember to remove the plastic wrap prior to baking! I’ll let you know how it turned out! Thanks for the recipe, it’s my family’s new favorite. I mean what can go wrong with that much cheese hahaha. I am not sure why. As an adult, I tried many diets without results. Ty Ty Ty Very good!I halved the recipe and uses diced tomatoes instead of sauce and panko instead of bread crumbs. :) I would do the same – use up what I have first. I added chopped bell peppers. Don’t forget to check out some of my other ground turkey recipes . !” Ever since being diagnosed Gluten Sensitive at the very least this past year, that sentence gets said at least twice a week by her. Today I’m bringing you a simple, cheesy Caprese Quinoa Casserole Recipe loaded with turkey, mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil. I haven’t made it yet, but was wondering if you thought it would be okay if I only added 1 cup of cheese to the mix and then maybe .75-1 at most on top. :), Delicious, thank you for another great recipe to add to my dinner menu. Pinned this about a month ago – tried it tonight! Thank you for sweet comment, pinning and I hope you enjoy it! You can really throw in any vegetables. I use it sometimes as well as my mom hunts. Did you cover the casserole with aluminum foil when you baked it in the oven? I really enjoyed the flavour of this dish. Yum, yum, yum! Since the stores were out of stock of a lot of the ingredients I needed, I used green peppers instead of spinach, red onion instead of yellow onion, and tomato paste instead of tomato sauce. It will still taste so fresh. Sounds like this recipe was a win for you and your husband. Now for over 10 years, I cook quick and easy healthy meals for my family. The only issue I had was the dish was dry. 330 calories; protein 24.6g 49% DV; carbohydrates 32.6g 11% DV; fat 15.1g 23% DV; cholesterol 76.9mg 26% DV; sodium 303mg 12% DV. :), I made a slightly altered version of this tonight and really enjoyed it–though I’m sure I would have loved the original, too. Next time I will break Transfer to a bowl with quinoa and turkey, along with tomato sauce, bread crumbs, 2 cups of cheese, salt and ground pepper. Mexican Black Bean Quinoa Casserole with corn, cheese and layers upon layers of flavours. I tried to reduce amount of cheese and breadcrumbs for this recipe but not worth it haha. My kids loved this casserole and so did my husband. I accidentally opened a can of diced tomatoes instead of sauce and wondered if I should add it along with the sauce or if that would be “gross”?!! This seemed easy enough to make for a 66 year old man and fledgling chef.