Cheesy Turkey Noodle Casserole for Diabetic Meal Plans
This cheesy turkey noodle bake is one skinny version of a high fat favorite.
Cheesy Turkey Noodle Bake
2 cups no-yolk egg noodles
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 medium yellow onion chopped (about 1 cup)
1/2 pound lean ground turkey
1/4 cup beef broth
2 tbsps tomato paste
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsps sliced pimiento-stuffed green olives
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
2 tbsps chopped fresh parsley
Preheat oven to 425. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.
While noodles are cooking, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and saute until tender, about 3 minutes. Add turkey, cook, stirring, until no longer pink about 4 minutes. Add broth, tomato paste, garlic, olives, and pepper. Cook, stirring until mixture thickens, about 3 minutes.
Place noodles in a large bowl. Stir in turkey mixture, cheddar, and parsley. Toss well.
Spoon noodle mixture into a 1 1/2 quart casserole. Bake until golden brown about 20 minutes. Serve immediately.
Nutrition per serving:
Carbohydrates 26 grams
Protein 24 grams
Fat 10 grams
Cholesterol 59 mg
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