What to do with Turkey leftovers?

Why...make Clean Turkey Pasta Casserole............and here's how........(thanks Mom for the clean eating cookbooks, they are fantastic!)

                   Have your son(who loves to cook and bake with mom) get the rotini boiling
                                                               Dice up some turkey
Dice up some red onion


Add some carrots,broccoli, and cauliflower( I just lightly steamed a bag of California mix, so it wasn't quite all the way finished because the baking would finish heating the veggies) 



1/2 of a red onion
8 ounes or about 2 cups of  cooked skinless turkey breast cut into peices
8 ounces of whole wheat rotini pasta
1 bag of california mix: includes carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower
1/4 cup of flat leaf parsley flakes
Olive oil cooking spray

Sauce ingredients:
1 cup of low fat milk
1 1/2 tsp arrowroot or white whole wheat flour
2 cups of low fat cheddar cheese
1/2 cup low fat plain yogurt
1/2 tsp fine sea salt

 1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together milk and arrowroot/wwwflour. Place over medium heat and cook, stirring, until mixture comes to a simmer and thickens, 3 minutes or so.  Remove from heat and add cheese and whisk until melted.  Whisk in yogurt and salt, cover and set aside.
2.  Preheat over to 375, Coat a 2 qt casserole dish with cooking spray
3.  In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta according to directions. About 3 minutes before pasta is done, stir in onions, and california mix veggies. Let cook for about 2 minutes
4. Drain pasta and vegetables and return mixture to pot.  Stir in cheese, turkey, and parsley.  Transfer to dish, sprinkle with some whole wheat bread crumbs, if you want, and bake for about 20 minutes or until heated through.  
Serving size: 1 1/3 cups, runs about 320 calories..


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