Quick and Easy Mex-Italian Turkey Casserole

Protein-packed ground turkey and white beans layered with tomatoes, peppers and plenty of melty cheese.

Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (10)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pound 93 percent lean ground turkey
  • Pepper
  • 2 cup frozen bell pepper and onion blend
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 (15-oz) can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 (8-oz) can tomato sauce with Italian herbs
  • 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 (16-oz) can drained, rinsed white beans
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high. Brown and crumble ground turkey and season with pepper. Add bell pepper and onion blend and cook 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Stir in diced tomatoes with green chilies, tomato sauce and Italian seasoning; remove from heat.
  2. In a 3-quart casserole dish, layer one-third of the meat mixture, half the white beans and 1/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese. Repeat layering. Top with remaining meat and cheese for the third layer. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes.