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Creamy Turkey Cleanup

 Creamy Turkey Cleanup
Julia Hainsworth first made this mostly microwaved medley when she was home on maternity leave with her third child. "I needed to rely on quick-and-easy recipes that were kid-friendly, too," she writes from Mt. Morris, New York. "We all loved this dish, and it cleared up a bunch of turkey leftovers.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 medium carrot, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • microwave-safe bowl, combine the broccoli, carrot and water. Cover
  • and microwave on high for 2-4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • Stir in turkey, soup, milk, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and rice.
  • Microwave, uncovered, for 2-3 minutes or until heated through,
  • stirring twice. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 373 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 983 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.