Comfort Food Casserole

12 / 26 / 2023
comfort casserole

Comfort Food Casserole

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium, yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped or grated
  • 4 stalks celery + leaves, chopped
  • 4 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey - organic, grass-fed if possible
  • 8 sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp dried sage, crumbled
  • 2 tsp dried oregano, crumbled
  • 1 tsp USS (unrefined sea salt)
  • Freshly ground black pepper to
  • taste
  • 14 ounces brown rice ziti (or other pasta)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup plain kefir

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, celery and carrots. Sauté for several minutes until soft.
  3. Add ground turkey and cook until browned.
  4. Add sun-dried tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, purée and herbs and spices.
  5. Let all simmer on low for about 20 minutes, uncovered.
  6. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  7. Whisk together eggs and kefir and pour into bottom of ovenproof casserole dish.
  8. Add cooked pasta and toss in egg mixture.
  9. Add ground turkey mixture and stir until well combined.
  10. Cover dish with a sheet of crumpled parchment paper and place in hot oven.
  11. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve hot.

Tosca Reno

Author, columnist, motivational speaker, reality TV star, radio personality, consultant, mother and wife, Tosca Reno has been inspiring millions with the Eat Clean™️ Diet series and sharing the success she's had with weight loss and Clean Eating.

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