Simple Turkey Sausage Casserole

tsp = teaspoon

Tbsp = Tablespoon

lbs = Pounds

Mince = chop into very small pieces

Diced = You chop the thing into roughly square like shapes

Cubed = Actually what it says, cut the ingredients into rough cubes, much bigger than diced

Sliced = Cut into thin broad strips (usually circles)

Chopped = to cut into small pieces with repeated blows

Al Dente = Pasta and/or Vegetables, Rice or Beans that are cooked to be firm to the bite. – Another way to put it is that it’s cooked but not fully cooked

Simmer = stay just below the boiling point while being heated. (small occasional bubble)

Saute = cook with oil

Fold = Mix the ingredients by scooping the bottom of the mix onto the top of the mix.

Reserve = Hold on/Don’t discard. Usually a liquid that is normally considered waste.


  1. 1 Lb of Ground Turkey
  2. 2 Sausage (Original Brauts)
  3. 1/2 Red Onion – Chopped
  4. 2 Large Carrots – Sliced
  5. 1 Red/Orange Bell Pepper – Chopped
  6. 1 Small Package of Sliced Mushrooms
  7. 1/2 Small Bag of frozen French String Beans
  8. 1 tsp of salt
  9. 1 tsp of oregano
  10. 1 tsp of garlic powder
  11. 2 cups of Penne
  12. Shredded Cheese
  13. Oil/Fat for Sauteing

Necessary Equipment

  • Knives
  • Bowl
  • Fry Pan
  • Pot
  • Strainer


  1. Saute the Ground Turkey, Sausage and onion together then set aside
  2. Saute all the Veggies (Carrots, Mushrooms, French String Beans, Bell Pepper)
  3. Add Spices (Salt, Oregano, Garlic Powder)
  4. Mix the Meat and Veggie mixtures together
  5. Boil and Drain the Penne, add the the mix
  6. Goes well with Shredded Cheese
  7. Enjoy