Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!

I’ve been looking for a recipe to use up Thanksgiving turkey leftovers that my whole family would love and would be different from the usual soup.

This recipe is perfect to use up those turkey leftovers without your family feeling like they are still eating the same turkey again. If you don’t have enough leftovers to make this amazing recipe but would still like to give it a try. You can also use thick cut deli turkey meat cut into cubes.

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Easy Turkey Tetrazzini: The Perfect Recipe for Turkey Leftovers

Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!

Here is what you need:

8oz spaghetti
1/2 cup butter
1 small yellow onion, diced
1 8oz container of white mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
2 cups peas
1/2 cup parsley
1 1/2 cups of milk
1 1/2 cups  vegetable or chicken stock
1 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup Pecorino Romano
Salt & Pepper to taste
4 cups cooked turkey meat or 1 1/4 lb
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumb
1 TBSP Olive oil
 
Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!
 
Step 1: Cook pasta according to package directions, once cooked drain and set aside.
 
Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!
 
Step 2: Clean and slice mushrooms, then chop onion and parsley and set aside.
 
Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!
 
Step 3: Melt butter in pan, then saute mushrooms, onion, peas and parsley, add pepper and salt to taste. Then remove mushroom and pea mixture from pan and let cool in a bowl.
 
Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!
 
Step 4: Next make your roux by mixing 1/4 cup butter with 3 tablespoons flour. Cook roux until light tan.
 
Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!
 
Step 5: Then add milk and stir until smooth then add cheeses and stock until all the cheese is melted. Then add mushroom mixture and turkey meat to cheese sauce and stir until combined.
 
Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!
 
Step 6: In a small bowl; mix Olive oil, bread crumb and grated cheese together.
 
Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!
 
Step 7: Next butter your baking dish, then add cooked pasta, top with cheese sauce mixture, then top with bread crumb mixture.
 
Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!
 
Step 8: Bake for 15 minutes at 400. Then enjoy!
 
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Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!
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Turkey Tetrazzini

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 485 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 8oz container of white mushrooms (cleaned and sliced)
  • 2 cups peas
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup Pecorino Romano, grated
  • Salt & Pepper-to taste
  • 4 cups cooked turkey meat (or 1 1/4 lb )
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumb
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, once cooked set aside

  2. Clean and slice mushrooms, then chop onion and parsley and set aside.

  3. Melt butter in pan, then saute mushrooms, onion, peas and parsley, add pepper and salt to taste. Then remove mushroom and pea mixture from pan and let cool in a bowl.

  4. Next make your roux by mixing 1/4 cup butter with 3 tablespoons flour. Cook roux until light tan.

  5. Then add milk and stir until smooth then add cheeses and stock until all the cheese is melted. Then add mushroom mixture and turkey meat to cheese sauce and stir until combined.

  6. In a small bowl; mix Olive oil, bread crumb and grated cheese together.

  7. Next butter your baking dish, then add cooked pasta, top with cheese sauce mixture, then top with bread crumb mixture.

  8. Bake for 15 minutes at 400. Then enjoy!

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Got turkey leftovers? This Turkey Tetrazzini recipe is one creamy, comforting, and easy to make casserole recipe that will delight your whole family!

 

Ruth Soukup
Ruth Soukup is dedicated to helping people everywhere create a life they love by follwing their dreams and achieving their biggest goals. She is the host of the wildly popular Do It Scared podcast, as well as the founder of Living Well Spending Less® and Elite Blog Academy®. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of six books, including Do It Scared®: Finding the Courage to Face Your Fears, Overcome Obstacles, and Create a Life You Love, which was the inspiration for this book. She lives in Florida with her husband Chuck, and 2 daughters Maggie & Annie.
Ruth Soukup

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