Southwest Cauliflower Casserole
Serves 6
Ground turkey and charred vegetables are combined in this spicy, vegetable casserole. It’s easy to put together, filling, and perfect for a weeknight meal when you’re looking for something a little different.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
  1. 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  2. 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  3. 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  4. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  5. 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  6. 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  7. 1 onion, sliced
  8. 1 red bell pepper sliced
  9. 1/2 cup chicken stock
  10. 1 head cauliflower, cored and thinly sliced
  11. Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium high heat and add the turkey and seasonings.
  3. Cook until no longer pink, stir in the tomato paste, and transfer to a casserole dish.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to the pan and add the peppers and onions. Cook until soft, and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Spread these evenly over the turkey in the casserole dish.
  6. Drizzle the stock over top and layer the thinly sliced cauliflower evenly over top.
  7. Brush the cauliflower with remaining oil and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Cover and bake for 15 minutes; uncover and continue baking for 10-15 more minutes until cauliflower is well browned.
Nutrition Information (per serving)
  1. Calories 318
  2. Total Fat 19.8g
  3. Total Carbohydrates 7.7g
  4. Dietary Fiber 2.7g
  5. Sugars 3.5g
  6. Protein 33.1g
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