Rustic Turkey and Rice Casserole

This is a very easy and satisfying dish that we all love. Add a side of vegetables and you have yourself a delicious meal.


2 Turkey thighs
2 TB olive oil
1 TB butter
3 bay leaves
2 medium sized onion (chopped)
4 garlic cloves (minced)
1/4 cup of fresh parsley (chopped)
1/8 tsp of dried thyme
2 cups of rice

Place turkey thighs in a large soup pot and cover with water. Add 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp peppercorns and 3 bay leaves. 
Bring to a boil and reduce heat and cook for 60 minutes. 

Preheat oven to 350

Remove the turkey from the pot. 
Save the turkey broth 

Place a pot over medium heat, add olive oil and butter. 
Add the chopped onions and sauté until slightly browned. 

Add minced garlic and sauté for about 3 more minutes. 
Add 4 cups of the turkey broth
Add 2 TB of chopped parsley
1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 of black pepper

Grease a casserole dish.
Add rice.
Place your cooked turkey thighs on top of the rice. 

Bring the turkey broth to a boil.

Pour the turkey broth over the rice

Place the casserole dish into the oven for 45-60 minutes

Fluff up the rice, and top with the rest of the parsley when serving. 


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  1. This looks amazing! Can't wait to try it!

  2. Yum! I love dishes that can be cooked with rice. I will definitely give this a try! Thank you!

  3. WOW, this looks absolutely delish!

  4. This looks so yummy! I love using rice in dishes like this. Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

  5. This looks amazing! cant wait to try it! :)

  6. Yum! Two things my fam loves! Will def have to try this! THANKS for linkin up to Sunday FUNday!

    Kristine -The Foley Fam {unedited}