Joyce Clauson and her husband chase winter’s chill in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin with this hearty and delicious casserole that’s been a family favorite for decades.
TIP: “Sometimes I add a few fresh mushrooms or substitute cream of celery soup and a stalk of diced celery for extra flavor and nutrition,” Joyce says. She heats up leftover soup for lunch next day.
Looking for a low-carb entree ideal for company? Consider this specialty from Ellen Cross. "It won a local recipe contest and was featured on a restaurant's menu," writes the Hubbardsville, New York reader. "The creamy sauce adds a flavor punch."
Your family will flip over this turkey and mushroom casserole. In fact, the creamy Parmesan-topped tetrazzini is so satisfying, that no one will suspect that it's low in fat. —Irene Banegas, Las Cruces, New Mexico
If you like Mexican food but are watching your diet, try this tasty bake. It takes advantage of ground turkey and reduced-fat cheese without sacrificing flavor.—Mrs. Gertrudis C. Miller, Evansville, Indiana
“This recipe works wonders with leftover turkey or chicken,” says Genia McClinchey of Lakeview, Michigan. “It’s a great quick-and-easy entree to make when company pops in unexpectedly. I always get compliments when I serve it!”
The phrases “holiday dinner” and “low-fat” are seldom used together, unless Rebecca Baird’s corn bread stuffing is on the menu. Made with turkey sausage, herbs, fruit and veggies, this recipe lets you enjoy all the trimmings without the guilt, notes the field editor from Salt Lake City, Utah.
Loaded with colorful, flavorful roasted veggies, this recipe became an instant hit with us when it was developed in the Country Woman test kitchen. This rustic Italian-inspired casserole is also the perfect main dish "to go": it transports easily and retains heat well. A great make-ahead, too!