Turkey Casserole Recipe

A protein rich casserole that’s full of flavour, this turkey and rice casserole is low in calories, low in fat and makes 6 portions, so invite your friends round and tuck in.

  • Recipe makes: 6 servings
  • Prep time:
    30 mins
  • Cook time: 1 hr 10 mins
  • Calories: 225
    per serving


  • 1 small onion
  • 227g carrots
  • 128g celery
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 227g mushrooms
  • 425ml water
  • 175g dry white rice
  • 5g spread
  • 28g fresh parsley
  • 400g turkey
  • 2 thin sliced wholemeal bread

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Preheat oven to 160°C / Gas Mark 3 / 325°F

  1. Peel and chop onion, carrots, celery and garlic. Chop mushrooms.
  2. Bring 425ml water to boil in a saucepan, add the rice, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Melt margarine over low heat in a large saucepan, add 1 tbsp of water and cook onion, garlic and carrots for 5 minutes.
  4. Add celery, mushrooms and parsley leaving a little for garnish, cook, stirring for 6/7 minutes, stir in turkey.
  5. Put cooked rice into a casserole and spoon over the turkey mix, cover with breadcrumbs mixed with parsley. Cook in oven for 40/50 minutes.

Double the recipe and freeze for up to 3 months, use these as homemade ready meals for lunch or dinners.

Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)225
Carbohydrate (g)30.7
Fat (g)2.4
Protein (g)20.5
Fibre (g)2.5
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg1.5

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