Nacho Turkey Casserole

If you love nachos with all the fixings, you will love this easy to make nacho turkey casserole.

nacho turkey casserole

Not too long ago I was struggling to come up with something for dinner. My wife suggested nachos with ground turkey or maybe some turkey tacos.

While both of those are delicious, I wanted something just a little different. This Nacho Turkey Casserole is what I came up with.

turkey casserole ready for the oven

A combination of all the great ingredients you typically find on nachos. What I really like about this casserole is that I already had all the ingredients in my pantry and did not have to go to the grocery store.

casserole fresh out of the oven

Trust me, this Nacho Turkey Casserole tastes better than it looks in these pictures. Do you know how difficult it is to get a glamor shot of a dish like this??

If you like some zing with your nachos, add some finely diced jalapeños to the turkey mixture before baking. I recommend wearing disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers. Avoid touching your face.

nacho turkey casserole

If you don’t have any Monterey Jack Cheese on hand you can substitute for some shredded Mozzarella Cheese or any other cheese for that matter that melts well.

fork with turkey casserole on it

You will need the following ingredients to make this Nacho Turkey Casserole recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Tortilla Chips, Ground Turkey, Salsa, Sweet Corn, Black Beans, Sour Cream, All Purpose Flour and Monterey Jack Cheese.

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place 3 cups of the crushed tortilla chips into a greased 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey, salsa, corn, black beans, sour cream, and flour. Once well combined, spoon the turkey mixture over the layer of tortilla chips.
  4. Bake uncovered for 25 minutes. Sprinkle remaining tortilla chips and cheese over the top and bake for another 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Printable Recipe Card

nacho turkey casserole

Nacho Turkey Casserole

If you love nachos with all the fixings, you will love this easy to make nacho turkey casserole.
4.86 from 7 votes
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 839 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl for Mixing
  • Baking Dish

Ingredients
 

  • 5 Cups Tortilla Chips, crushed
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Turkey, cooked
  • 16 oz Salsa
  • 15 ¼ oz Sweet Corn
  • 15 oz Black Beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ Cup Sour Cream
  • 2 Tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • 4 oz Monterey Jack Cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place 3 cups of the crushed tortilla chips into a greased 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  • In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey, salsa, corn, black beans, sour cream and flour. Once well combined, spoon turkey mixture over layer of tortilla chips.
  • Bake uncovered for 25 minutes. Sprinkle remaining tortilla chips and cheese over the top and bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Notes

Like your nachos with a little more zing? Add some finely diced jalapeños to the turkey mixture before baking. I recommend wearing disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers. Avoid touching your face.

Nutrition

Calories: 839kcalCarbohydrates: 105gProtein: 40gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 12gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 970mgPotassium: 1043mgFiber: 15gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 843IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 307mgIron: 4mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Janice says:

    I have always been a big fan of nachos. So I decided to try this recipe. It is to die for. The turkey is very tasty especially with adding the jalapeños. A keeper for my family.

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