Turkey, White Bean, and Noodle Casserole

Total Time
50mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

One day I was looking for a way to use some of the items I had on hand in the refrigerator and the pantry, using ground turkey as the main ingredient. This is what I came up with and it has become a favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Begin heating water for egg noodles.
  3. In large skillet, heat oil and butter over medium-high heat. Saute onions and celery (salt and pepper to taste) until soft (5-6 min.). Add mushrooms, sauté until mushrooms begin to sweat (3-4 min.) . Add garlic and red pepper, sauté until fragrant (1 min.). Remove from pan and set aside.
  4. To pan add turkey, breaking up as it cooks. Cook until no longer pink. Add reserved onion mixture, tomatoes, and beans. Stir to mix, cook until bubbling.
  5. When water is boiling, add egg noodles (1 teaspoons salt) and cook as directed (7-8 min.).
  6. Whisk together chicken broth, cream, flour, paprika, oregano, basil, and parsley. Heat in small pot until simmering, stirring frequently. Add sauce to turkey mixture, mix thoroughly and heat through.
  7. When noodles are done, drain, do not rinse, return to pot. Add turkey and sauce mixture, stir well. Pour mixture into a greased, deep casserole dish. Top with parmesan then fried onions. Bake 20-25 minute or until bubbly and top is lightly browned.