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Turkey Pasta Casserole with Asparagus and Cheddar

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  • Turkey Pasta Casserole with Asparagus and Cheddar

    •8 ounces mini penne pasta or elbow macaroni
    •6 tablespoons butter
    •6 tablespoons flour
    •1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
    •1 clove garlic, minced
    •1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced(If can tolerate)
    •1 1/2 cups IC friendly chicken broth
    •2 cups milk
    •1/2 teaspoon salt
    •1/8 teaspoon black pepper(as tolerated)
    •1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning(see recipe below)
    •cooked asparagus, cut in 1-inch pieces, about 2 cups
    •3 cups diced cooked turkey
    •8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese(use sharp if can tolerate)
    •1 cup soft bread crumbs(make sure IC friendly)
    •1 tablespoon melted butter


    Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish. Heat oven to 350°.
    Cook pasta in boiling water following package directions.

    In a large saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter; add bell pepper and sauté until tender. Add garlic and green onion; sauté for 1 minute longer. Stir in flour until well blended. Stir in chicken broth, cooking until thickened. Stir in milk; continue cooking, stirring frequently, until thickened and hot. Add seasonings, asparagus, and turkey; heat through. Stir in cheese and cook until melted. Stir in the cooked drained pasta and pour into the prepared baking dish. Toss bread crumbs with 1 tablespoon melted butter and sprinkle over top. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

    Poultry Seasoning Recipe

    2 teaspoons ground sage
    1 1/2 teaspoons ground thyme
    1 teaspoon ground marjoram
    3/4 teaspoon ground rosemary
    1/2 teaspoon nutmeg(if can tolerate)
    1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper(as tolerated)

    Mix all ingredients thoroughly.
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