Secondhand Turkey Recipe

Turkey leftovers taste fresh and flavorful in this satisfying casserole, the entree for my favorite post-Thanksgiving meal. Mushrooms, celery and thyme give it a familiar, comforting appeal.

Secondhand Turkey Recipe

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • ½

    pound sliced fresh mushrooms

  • ½

    cup chopped celery

  • 5

    tablespoons butter, divided

  • 2

    tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2

    cups 2% milk

  • 2

    cups cubed cooked turkey

  • 2

    cups cooked egg noodles

  • ¼

    cup chicken broth

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • ½

    teaspoon dried thyme

  • teaspoon white pepper

  • ½

    cup dry bread crumbs

Directions

•In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and celery in 3 tablespoons butter until tender. Combine cornstarch and milk until smooth; stir into mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook for 1 minute or until thickened. • Stir in the turkey, noodles, broth, salt, thyme and pepper. Pour into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Melt remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole. • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through.


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