Southwestern Turkey Casserole

Southwestern Turkey Casserole is a delicious, healthy dinner with kick. If you like your food a little spicy, you'll enjoy this!

Prep Time15 minutes

Total Time1 hour 15 minutes


Please note: these estimates are based on the intended serving size.

Ingredients (Scaling)

  • fluid ounces canola oil
  • onion(s), chopped
  • bell pepper(s), chopped
  • net weight ounces lean ground turkey
  • net weight ounces frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • net weight ounces canned low-sodium diced tomatoes
  • fluid ounces 1% milk
  • fluid ounces cornmeal
  • fluid ounces chili powder
  • fluid ounces garlic powder
  • fluid ounces reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Nonstick cooking spray

Southwestern Turkey Casserole


  • In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper and sauté for approximately 3 minutes.

  • Add ground turkey to skillet and cook until browned.

  • Pour corn, tomatoes, and milk into the skillet. Stir well.

  • Stir in cornmeal, chili powder, and garlic powder.

  • Heat oven to 350˚F and coat a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Pour mixture into baking dish and cover with aluminum foil.

  • Bake for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake for 20 minutes more.

  • For the last 5 minutes of baking, sprinkle cheese over the dish. It is ready when a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.