Turkey Tetrazzini

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This is a great recipe for leftover turkey. Even those who say they don't like turkey will eat this. May be assembled in advance and frozen: heat covered dish at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 1/2 hours.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages angel hair pasta

  • ¼ cup butter

  • cup sliced onion

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper

  • ½ teaspoon poultry seasoning

  • ¼ teaspoon ground mustard

  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided

  • 2 tablespoons chopped pimento peppers (Optional)

  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can sliced mushrooms

  • 1 pound cooked turkey, sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook for 4 minutes, or until almost tender. Drain.

  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in the flour until blended, then gradually stir in the milk so that no lumps form. Season with salt, pepper, poultry seasoning and mustard. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens. Remove from the heat and add 2/3 cup cheese and pimento, stirring until cheese melts. Add undrained mushrooms to cheese sauce.

  3. Place a layer of pasta in the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Cover with a layer of turkey, and then a layer of cheese sauce. Repeat the layers. Sprinkle remaining 1/3 cup cheese over top.

  4. Bake for about 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until sauce is bubbly and cheese on top is toasted.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

604 Calories
26g Fat
52g Carbs
39g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 604
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 113mg 38%
Sodium 914mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 39g
Vitamin C 5mg 23%
Calcium 291mg 22%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 564mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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