7 Turkey Tetrazzini Recipes That Prove This Casserole Is the Ultimate Thanksgiving Leftover Food
When you’re left with more Thanksgiving turkey than you know what to do with, the only answer to your problem (is this a problem?) is to make turkey tetrazzini. Yes, you could whip up any one of these leftover turkey recipes. But turkey tetrazzini boasts major merits, from the comfort food factor to next-level creaminess to convenience. Here are seven recipes to lift you out of your post-Thanksgiving slump.
Turkey Tetrazzini a la Stouffers
This casserole strikes a nostalgic note for anyone who has enjoyed its namesake. "I chose this particular recipe because I survived my senior year in college 45 years ago thanks to Stouffers Turkey Tetrazzini," home cook Lynne says. "Made this for a pot luck dinner and it was a big hit! I enjoyed the addition of the sherry. Gave it an added boost in flavor."
Baked Turkey Tetrazzini
"Great recipe, although I did kick it up a notch and added a bay leaf, basil, and thyme to the onions and celery. I also added about a quarter cup of white wine before putting it in the oven," Bonnie Yocus says. Other reviewers have made the dish their own with additions like sharp Cheddar, potato chips in place of bread crumbs, or sherry.
Terrific Turkey Tetrazzini
"The Parmesan cheese melted and formed a flavorful crust, keeping the spaghetti moist and tender," Sue Olsson says. Though the recipe calls for soy milk, reviewers report that skim milk works here, too.
Chicken or Turkey Tetrazzini Deluxe
"Excellent recipe. Creamy and cheesy without being heavy thanks to the broth and creamed soup combo. Adding the peas and green peppers make it a great one-dish dinner." - KELSTOUCH
Easy Turkey Tetrazzini
Reviewers recommend doubling the cream of celery soup or adding a can of cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, or evaporated skim milk for an even creamier casserole.
Turkey Mushroom Tetrazzini
Home cooks have added asparagus, leeks, broccoli, and extra red bell pepper to sneak more veggies into this rich casserole.
Turkey Tetrazzini II
"We loved this. I added peas for color, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly as written," Pam Ziegler Lutz says. "This was a great way to use up some of my leftover turkey without it seeming like 'leftovers for dinner.' I will definitely make this again!"