Mexican Casserole with Leftover Turkey

Mexican Casserole with Leftover Turkey

Turn Thanksgiving leftovers into a Mexican turkey casserole with beans, salsa, and corn layered with rice and cheese-topped tortilla chips.

Ready in: 50 m

Calories: 402

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups shredded cooked turkey
  • 2 cups salsa, divided
  • 1 (15 ounce) can sweet corn, drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 3 cups crushed tortilla chips
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, cumin, salt, and pepper. Saute until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add black beans, shredded turkey, 1 cup salsa, corn, water, and taco seasoning. Mix well. Cover and simmer until flavors meld, about 5 minutes.
    2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    3. Mix remaining 1 cup salsa with cooked rice and spread evenly into the bottom of an ungreased 10×15-inch baking pan. Pour turkey mixture over rice. Layer 1 cup Cheddar cheese over turkey mixture. Top with tortilla chips. Cover loosely with aluminum foil.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove foil and top with remaining 1 cup Cheddar cheese. Continue baking until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes more.

    Directions

    • Prep15 m
    • Cook35 m
    • Ready In50 m
    1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, cumin, salt, and pepper. Saute until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add black beans, shredded turkey, 1 cup salsa, corn, water, and taco seasoning. Mix well. Cover and simmer until flavors meld, about 5 minutes.
    2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    3. Mix remaining 1 cup salsa with cooked rice and spread evenly into the bottom of an ungreased 10×15-inch baking pan. Pour turkey mixture over rice. Layer 1 cup Cheddar cheese over turkey mixture. Top with tortilla chips. Cover loosely with aluminum foil.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove foil and top with remaining 1 cup Cheddar cheese. Continue baking until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes more.

      Nutrition Facts

      Per Serving: 402 calories; 14.5 g fat; 41.9 g carbohydrates; 26.6 g protein; 58 mg cholesterol; 1307 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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