Turkey-Rotini Casserole

Looking for a hearty casserole dinner? Then try this turkey and rotini meal cooked in a slow cooker.

(0)
(0)
Save and Share
  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
cup fat-free chicken broth with 33% less sodium
1/2
cup water
1
small stalk celery
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
bay leaf
2
bone-in turkey thighs (about 1 1/2 lb), skin removed
1
package (1.25 oz) Alfredo sauce mix
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed 98% fat-free cream of mushroom soup
1
box (9 oz) frozen cut broccoli, thawed, drained
8
oz uncooked rotini pasta (about 2 1/2 cups)
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix broth and water. Add celery, thyme and bay leaf. Top with turkey thighs.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 35 minutes before serving, remove turkey, celery and bay leaf from slow cooker; discard celery and bay leaf. Increase heat setting to High. In small bowl, mix sauce mix and soup. Stir into liquid in slow cooker. Stir in broccoli. Cover; cook on High heat setting about 30 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package. While rotini is cooking, remove turkey meat from bones and cut into pieces; discard bones. Return turkey to slow cooker. Stir in cooked rotini and cheese.
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix broth and water. Add celery, thyme and bay leaf. Top with turkey thighs.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 35 minutes before serving, remove turkey, celery and bay leaf from slow cooker; discard celery and bay leaf. Increase heat setting to High. In small bowl, mix sauce mix and soup. Stir into liquid in slow cooker. Stir in broccoli. Cover; cook on High heat setting about 30 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package. While rotini is cooking, remove turkey meat from bones and cut into pieces; discard bones. Return turkey to slow cooker. Stir in cooked rotini and cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

toggle

Expert Tips

Other shapes of similarly sized pasta will work well, too. Try wagon wheels, mafalda (mini lasagna noodles) or penne.

Nutritional information

toggle

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
1480mg
1480%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
46g
46%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.