Do you have turkey left over after the Thanksgiving or holiday meal is finished? It seems like a holiday turkey goes a long way. Let’s find ways to use the turkey because it is a very low-fat high protein meat. One idea is Turkey Enchilada Casserole; I adapted a recipe from our local newspaper and the casserole received a thumbs up from my family. It didn’t last long. Turkey is rather bland, so I added seasonings, a low-fat cream sauce and wrapped the turkey filling in white corn tortillas topped with cheese, jalapenos and sour cream. Yum!
Lasagna is one of our family favorites. Making lasagna from scratch just got much easier using some of the shredded cheeses and prepared pasta sauces now available in grocery stores. Today I added the zucchini and eggplant from my Community Supported Agricultural (CSA) basket to the lasagna. Not to brag, but this casserole turned out really well! It is a great way to use fresh vegetables which ripen in the summer and increase vegetables in meals. Continue reading