Quinoa & Turkey Casserole with Fried Plantain

Quinoa & Turkey Casserole with Fried Plantain

Quinoa & Turkey Casserole with Fried Plantain

Quinoa & Turkey Casserole with Fried Plantain

Ingredients

  • 1 onion (large, peeled and diced)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup acorn squash (sliced)
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 tsps poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup quinoa (rinsed)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley diced
  • 6 ozs reduced fat monterey jack cheese (shredded)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a skillet, sauté onion in olive oil on medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until translucent.
  3. Add mushrooms, squash, and garlic and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add turkey (or veggie meat substitute), breaking into small pieces as it browns, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add poultry seasoning, salt, pepper, stock, and quinoa and bring to a boil. Reduce heat , cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Transfer ingredients from pan into a baking pan.
  7. Mix in parsley and 3 oz. cheese.
  8. Sprinkle remaining 3 oz. cheese on top of casserole.
  9. Bake in oven for 30 to 35 minutes.

 

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