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This Ground Turkey Casserole is packed with mushrooms, bacon, pasta, and other goodness. Filling and comforting, it makes a perfect weeknight dinner! | yummyaddiction.com
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Ground Turkey Casserole with Pasta & Mushrooms

This Ground Turkey Casserole is comforting, filling, and super delicious. A great weeknight dinner which is really easy to throw together!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Yummy Addiction

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. (225g) fusilli , penne, or any other short pasta you like
  • 3 slices bacon , diced
  • 1 lb (450g) ground turkey
  • 1 lb (450g) mushrooms , sliced
  • 1 medium onion , chopped
  • salt and pepper , to taste
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • chopped fresh parsley , for sprinkling

Instructions

  • Preheat an oven to 350°F (175°C). Prepare a 3-quart casserole dish by spraying it with cooking spray.
  • Prepare the pasta according to package directions. Drain and transfer to the casserole dish.
  • Cook the bacon in a large skillet until crisp. Remove from pan and set aside. Add the ground turkey and cook until done. Push the meat to the side and add the mushrooms and onion. Cook for 3-4 minutes over medium-high heat.
  • Now mix everything in the skillet together and season with salt, pepper, and the poultry seasoning. Cook for another 3-4 minutes and transfer to the casserole together with the cooked bacon. Mix everything together.
  • In the same skillet, add the wine, broth, and heavy cream. Bring to boil and stir until the sauce is reduced to about 1 cup. Add the ground nutmeg.
  • Pour the sauce over the contents of the casserole and mix one more time. Top with the cheese and breadcrumbs. Bake, uncovered, for about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with some chopped parsley and serve. Enjoy!

Notes

Adapted from The Best Casserole Cookbook Ever by Beatrice Ojakangas