Turkey and Wild Rice Casserole

Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables provide a simple addition to this turkey and rice casserole – perfect for a hearty dinner.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups water
1
cup uncooked wild rice
4
cups cut-up cooked turkey
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
1 1/2
cups uncooked instant brown rice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
cup Progresso® chicken broth, heated
3
containers (10 oz each) refrigerated reduced-fat Alfredo pasta sauce
1/2
cup Progresso® panko crispy bread crumbs
1/4
cup finely chopped walnuts
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to rolling boil. Stir in wild rice; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 40 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 3-quart casserole with cooking spray.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix turkey, vegetables, cooked wild rice, uncooked brown rice, salt and thyme. Stir in heated broth and Alfredo sauce. Pour into casserole.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, walnuts and butter; sprinkle over turkey mixture.
  • 5 Bake uncovered about 45 minutes or until hot.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to rolling boil. Stir in wild rice; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 40 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 3-quart casserole with cooking spray.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix turkey, vegetables, cooked wild rice, uncooked brown rice, salt and thyme. Stir in heated broth and Alfredo sauce. Pour into casserole.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix bread crumbs, walnuts and butter; sprinkle over turkey mixture.
  • 5 Bake uncovered about 45 minutes or until hot.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To heat the chicken broth, measure it into a 2-cup microwavable measuring cup and microwave on High 2 minutes 30 seconds to 3 minutes or until almost boiling.

To save time, purchase cooked wild rice. It's available in 15-oz cans and 10-oz frozen packages; each contains 2 cups cooked rice.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
920mg
920%;
Total Carbohydrate
65g
65%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
36g
36%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.