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Southwestern Casserole


Note: This recipe is especially for kids who must avoid gluten, a type of protein found in many foods.

This dish takes a while to cook, but it's easy to put together.

Prep time: 80 minutes

What you need:

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C).
  2. In a large skillet, sauté onion, pepper, and garlic in vegetable oil for approximately 3 minutes.
  3. Add turkey to skillet and cook until browned. Drain excess fat from turkey.
  4. Pour tomato sauce, corn, and milk into the skillet.
  5. Stir well and heat through.
  6. Stir in cornmeal and chili powder.
  7. Pour into well-greased 2-quart casserole pan and cover with aluminum foil.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake for 20 minutes more.
  9. For the last 5 minutes of baking, sprinkle cheese over the dish.
  10. It is ready when a knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

Serves: 5

Serving size: 1 cup

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Serve with rice and steamed vegetables.

Date reviewed: July 2015


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