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This quick and easy family friendly turkey and rice Mexican casserole recipe is a healthy one pan meal that takes 10 minutes to prep! Perfect for feeding a crowd or for multiple meals. Use it as a filling for tacos, burritos or as a topping for taco salad! #MakeItWithTurkey #Recipe #MexicanFood #Turkey #OnePan #sponsored
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Turkey and Rice Mexican Casserole Recipe- Perfect for Filling Tacos, Burritos and Taco Salads!

This healthy, one pan meal idea is family friendly and the perfect meal for feeding a crowd! Add your favorite garnishes and use it to stuff tacos or burritos or as a delicious topping for taco salad!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 8 + servings
Author: Crystal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of ground Canadian turkey
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or your favorite cooking oil
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 1 cup of rice we used basmati
  • 1 can of enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Heat a frying pan over medium heat. Add ground turkey, minced garlic and chilli powder. Cook until all of the pink has disappeared and turkey is lightly browned. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Add tablespoon of oil to pan and sauté your diced peppers and onion for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables start to soften.
  • Add rice to your vegetables and sauté for another minute to lightly toast rice.
  • Add turkey back to your frying pan. Add enchilada sauce, water and cheese. Toss everything together.
  • Cover frying pan with tin foil and transfer to oven for 45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve! We love this delicious Turkey and Rice Mexican Casserole Recipe in tacos, burritos or as a topping for taco salad!