Gluten-Free Cheesy Zucchini and Turkey Casserole

This zucchini and turkey casserole dish is extra easy to prepare for a weeknight dinner. You should definitely add this to your weekly meal rotation!

Easy Cheesy Zucchini and Turkey Casserole

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ½ lbs zucchini diced
  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14.5 oz
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ cup finely chopped basil
  • 7 – 8 oz dairy-free cheese of choice shredded


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Heat a large non-stick skillet to medium high heat. Add ground turkey. Cook until meat begins to brown.
  • Add onion and garlic. Cook 2 minutes until onions begin to soften and garlic is fragrant.
  • Add zucchini and cook 3-4 more minutes until zucchini begins to soften.
  • Add brown rice, diced tomatoes, oregano, paprika, basil and 1/2 of the shredded cheese. Stir until fully combined.
  • Pour mixture into a 9×13 baking dish coated in cooking spray. Top with remaining cheese. Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes until cheese is bubbly.


Additionally, you can cover the dish tightly after preparing and freeze for later (defrost before cooking).
The original recipe is from Betsy Life.

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