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Cheesy Turkey Rice Casserole

Rated as 4.07 out of 5 Stars
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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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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 460
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  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.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 460 calories; 26.2 27.6 28.7 159 607 Full nutrition

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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. ...

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There were no spices. I used a can of corn because my husband does not eat peas. I topped it off with cubed hash browns and sprayed oil on them to insure browning. The reason I topped them was t...

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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. ...

There were no spices. I used a can of corn because my husband does not eat peas. I topped it off with cubed hash browns and sprayed oil on them to insure browning. The reason I topped them was t...

Turned out great- hubby loved it! I made as it was written except I used just peas - no mixed veggies because they weren't on hand. In the future I'd sauté the onions in butter (and maybe throw...

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....

A little bland, but pretty good. Would at least add some spices next time.

Family loved this. I didn't have evaporated milk, so used ordinary milk, and it worked just fine. I also added some seasonings - sage, salt and pepper - to the mix. It was easy to prepare, and r...

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 liste...

It was very tasty but added more cheese and spices. My husband enjoyed it and it made over 2 meals for the two of us.

This was very moist and tasty. I used brown rice and taking others’ advice I added pepper, cumin, garlic powder and provincial seasoning. I also added fresh mushrooms because I had some. I sub...