Enjoy This Stuffed Turkey and Casserole Without Worrying About Gaining Weight

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we would soon be all feeling the scent of turkey in the air.

A lot of people dread holidays and battle with the bulge. We are still trying to avoid the stash of candy from Halloween. In a few weeks, you’d be trying to figure how to indulge your favorite thanksgiving foods without the button on your pants flying across the room.

This article here would help you with that special stuffed turkey and casserole recipe and a few tips on how not to gain weight this holiday season.

Turkey and stuffing casserole recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. ground sage
  • 14 ounce seasoned dry stuffing mix
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 10.75 ounce condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 10.75 condensed cream of celery soup
  • 2 boneless, skinless turkey breasts (should be cooked and shredded)
  • ¼ cup melted butter

How to prepare

First preheat the oven to 220 degrees C.

Mix the stuffing crumbs, celery and chicken broth, sage together in a large bowl and then set aside. Place the chicken soup and celery soup into two separate bowls and add ½ of a soup can of water to each. Stir well and set aside.

Sprinkle 1/3 of stuffing crumb mixture to the bottom of a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish. Layer with ½ of the shredded turkey meat and pour celery soup mixture over it. sprinkle another 1/3 mixture all over this and follow the same all over the turkey too. Pour in the chicken soup over this and top off with the left over stuffing mixture. Drizzle the melted butter over all and press the entire mixture down into the dish until firmly packed.

Bake at 220 degrees C for 20-30 minutes.

Now you have your favorite thanksgiving recipe, here are some tips to ensure you don’t get fat while eating this.

1. Eat something before this big meal

You don’t need to starve yourself just before your thanksgiving meal. Make sure you have breakfast in the morning of thanksgiving and have a healthy snack before dinner so you don’t over eat.

2. Walk it off

All that tryptophan in the turkey is sure gonna make you want to go and crash on the couch in front of the television. You would have to resist the urge by taking a post meal work. This works like magic.

image couresy: epicurious.com, mirror.co.uk.

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