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Healthier tater tot casserole

Healthier tater tot casserole

Makes 8 to 10 servings

1 medium onion, chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced

1 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped

3 medium carrots, peeled and chopped

} cup sliced mushrooms

1 pound extra-lean ground turkey

\ cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped

1 { tablespoons onion powder

1 tablespoon paprika

1 (2-pound) bag frozen tater tots

2 (10.5-ounce) cans low-sodium cream of mushroom soup

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook onion in olive oil until translucent. Add garlic, red pepper, carrots and mushrooms and cook until soft. Add turkey, parsley, onion powder and paprika and cook until turkey is browned and fully cooked. Place meat mixture in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.

In a large bowl, combine frozen tater tots and soup. Top casserole with the potato mixture. If desired, sprinkle with extra parsley and paprika. Bake 55 to 60 minutes.

Per serving (based on 8): 283 calories (36 percent calories from fat), 11 grams fat (3 grams saturated), 28 milligrams cholesterol, 33 grams carbohydrates, 13 grams protein, 471 milligrams sodium, 4 grams dietary fiber.