"In spite of food fads, fitness programs, and health concerns, we must never lose sight of a beautifully conceived meal."--Julia Child

Turkey and Spinach Quinoa Casserole Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Turkey and Spinach Quinoa Casserole, by , is from The Fosnaugh Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Michelle Fosnaugh


2 c. dry quinoa
2 lbs. ground turkey
1 medium onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, crushed
4-5 large handfuls of spinach, chopped
2 c. tomato sauce
1 c. whole wheat bread crumbs
3 c. light cheddar or mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 tsp. thyme, dry
2 tsp. basil, dry
salt and pepper to taste
green onions for garnish

Cook quinoa per package directions, but undercook by 4 minutes. Add to a large mixing bowl. Preheat oven to 375 and spray 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.

Preheat skillet on medium heat adn spray with cooking spray. Add turkey and saute for 5 minutes breaking into pieces with spatula. Drain excess liquid and add to bowl with quinoa. REturn skillet to heat and spray with cooking spray. Add garlic and onions, and fry until golden brown. Add spinach and saute until it is wilted. Transfer to a bowl with quinoa and turkey. Into same bowl, add tomato sauce, bread crumbs, 2 cups of cheese, thyme, basil, salt and pepper to taste. Mix to combine.

Transfer the mixture to a baking dish, sprinkle with remaining 1 cup of cheese and bake for 25 minutes. Serve immediately. Serve with optional green onions, tomatoes, dollop of Greek yogurt or sour cream.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 1,500,000 in our family cookbooks!