FoodWarm up your January with a vibrant, oven-baked turkey and vegetable casserole

Warm up your January with a vibrant, oven-baked turkey and vegetable casserole

Tired of cooking the same thing? Make a brilliant casserole.
Tired of cooking the same thing? Make a brilliant casserole.
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7:10 AM EST, January 26, 2024

The January menu includes trusted recipes for warm dishes fresh from the oven. Consider a delicious casserole with ground turkey and colorful vegetables. This dish fits perfectly into this category. Moreover, the creamy tomato passata elevates the entire dish, making it more vibrant and aromatic.

The fantastic combination of flavors is not the only perk of this recipe. A colorful casserole ensures that your kitchen is never dull. On the contrary, you're in for a fun-filled experience right from the get-go, as this dish keeps you engaged!

Watch the step-by-step recipe video for a complete walkthrough.

In this meat and vegetable casserole, you'll find a mix of favorite ingredients, a remarkable blend of flavors presented originally.

Ingredients:

For the meat mix:

  • 0.66 pounds ground turkey meat
  • 3 tablespoons of dried marjoram
  • 1.5 tablespoons of sweet paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of dried garlic
  • 1.5 teaspoons of salt
  • ⅓ teaspoon of pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of oil

For the add-ons:

  • 8 small potatoes
  • 0.88 pounds tomato passata
  • ½ red bell pepper
  • ½ green bell pepper
  • ½ yellow bell pepper
  • 0.22 pounds cherry tomatoes

Instructions:

Step 1. Begin the recipe by preparing the meat mixture. Blend ground turkey meat with spices: dried marjoram, dried garlic, sweet paprika, salt, and pepper. Finally, pour oil into the bowl.

Mix all the ingredients thoroughly to achieve the perfect flavour combination.

I start by preparing the meat mixture.
I start by preparing the meat mixture.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 2. Next, prepare the potatoes. Peel and boil them, then cut each in half. Place some of the meat mixture between the two potato halves.

Step 3. Transfer the prepared potatoes to a baking dish, arranging them into two vertical rows. Then, sprinkle cherry tomatoes and chunks of bell pepper in yellow, green, and red over the meat and potato mounds.

The potatoes with meat filling are already ready.
The potatoes with meat filling are already ready.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 4. Finally, cover the ingredients with a generous layer of tomato passata. Spread the sauce evenly over the entire surface using a regular tablespoon.

The recipe will not be without colorful vegetable additions.
The recipe will not be without colorful vegetable additions.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 5. Bake the dish in a preheated oven for 60 minutes at 356 degrees Fahrenheit.

As the last ingredient, tomato passata is added to the form.
As the last ingredient, tomato passata is added to the form.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 6. Serve the freshly cooked casserole warm, garnished with chopped parsley. Enjoy!

Just a short visit to the oven left.
Just a short visit to the oven left.© Licensor | Pyszności
And dinner for the whole family is already ready.
And dinner for the whole family is already ready.© Licensor | Pyszności
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