Mexican Noodle Casserole

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Prep time: 45 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
  • 6 oz. No Yolks Noodles, cooked according to package
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 of a sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 jalapeño, seeds removed, chopped (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup canned sweet corn (you can also use fresh or frozen in place of canned)
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup salsa (I like a medium red salsa but use whatever you like or have on hand)
  • 1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese (or cheese of your choice), divided
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • Garnish with Chopped red onion, or Cherry tomatoes, or Avocado, or chopped cilantro

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cook the No Yolks Noodles according to the package. While those cook heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat and add the onion. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and continue to saute for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the ground turkey and jalapeño and cook until the turkey is cooked through and browned.
  • Add the cooked noodles, taco seasoning, sweet corn, diced tomatoes, salsa and 1/2 cup of cheese.
  • Stir until everything is combined.
  • In a large oven safe casserole dish spray non-stick spray .
  • Pour the noodle mixture into the casserole dish and spread evenly into the dish.
  • ¥ Sprinkle with the remaining 1 cup of cheese and cilant ro .
  • ¥ Bake for 20 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbling .

Remove from the oven and garnish with red onion, tomato, cilantro, green onion and avocado

 

 

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