“I revised this old recipe by using ground turkey instead of ground beef (to make it healthier), by finely chopping the cabbage to improve texture and by adding thyme," explains Irene Gutz of Fort Dodge, Iowa. "Crescent rolls help it go together quickly, and it’s often requested.”
I got creative while we were housebound during a snowstorm one winter...and used ingredients I had on hand to come up with this hearty casserole. Later, I modified it so it has less fat and fewer calories
-Judy Munger of Warren, Minnesota
This comforting second-time-around casserole from Lois Koogler of Sidney, Ohio is perfect for a family supper or potluck. "With its appealing crunch from water chestnuts, almonds and chow mein noodles, this economical main dish is enjoyed by all," she assures.
Filled with family-friendly flavors, a pleasant peppery kick and a creamy from-scratch sauce, this hearty dish is just the kind of stick-to-your-ribs comfort food you’re looking for. —Emma Hathway Price, Tampa, Florida
Judy speeds up her mother-in-law’s tetrazzini by using jarred Alfredo sauce, canned mushrooms and
onion powder. We loved the peas’ pop of color, the hint of white wine and the creamy, tangy taste. —Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida
A can of cream soup makes it easy for Maureen Dongoski of Petersberg, West Virginia to assemble this crowd-pleasing casserole. Sour cream adds to a rich taste to this saucy turkey-and-broccoli bake that's ideal for potlucks.
Wild rice, turkey and vegetables are combined in a savory sauce and topped with golden crumbs in this hearty dish from Margaret Hill of Roanoke, Virginia. "Cooked wild turkey can be a little dry, but not when it's prepared this way," she assures. "I never have leftovers."