Turkey and courgette bake is the perfect weeknight dinner for when you’re short of time. Healthy and filling with a creamy sauce inside topped with delicious mashed potato. And it’s low cost too!
Easy, cheesy and delicious is the simplest description I can think of to describe this turkey and courgette bake.
And, I think you’ll agree. You’ll be making this time and time again.
It’s another of my really quick healthy baked casseroles that I whipped up recently whilst trying to juggle my work and home life.
I know I’m usually all about making everything from scratch, but even I have to concede sometimes!
When I haven’t got the time to make a sauce, using a tin of condensed soup, as I did in this turkey and courgette bake makes for a perfect substitute.
If you have the time you could of course make a cheese sauce from scratch. The one in my low-cost healthy lasagne would be ideal.
This is a great balanced meal with the lean turkey providing half of your daily protein needs.
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Turkey and Courgette Bake Recipe
Wondering what to serve with this turkey bake?
Green beans and sweetcorn are a great option. Just use frozen ones and microwave whilst the turkey and courgette bake is in the oven!
I’d love to hear what you think of my recipe in the comments below and please do rate my recipe 5* if you like it! 🙂
Turkey And Courgette Bake
- 600 g peeled and chopped white potatoes
- 295 g can condensed cream of mushroom soup
- 75 g low fat grated cheddar cheese
- 300 g turkey breast cooked and cut into cubes
- 400 g courgettes zucchini, diced
- Pre-heat oven to 180C Fan
- Boil potatoes in salted water, then mash
- In a medium sized saucepan heat the condensed soup gently, bring to the boil, turn down to simmer.
- Add the grated cheese and the turkey breast. Combine well until the cheese has melted and you have a thick sauce consistency then stir in the courgette. Allow the mixture to simmer for a couple of minutes.
- Empty the turkey mixture into a casserole dish and top with the mashed potato, flattening out evenly all over with a fork.
- Bake in the centre of oven for approximately 20 – 25 minutes until the top is golden.
- Serve with some green vegetables