A yummy casserole that uses leftover turkey. It was a post-Thanksgiving tradition in our home when I was a child. I'm not sure where Mom got it, but it's real comfort food!

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

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  • Break spaghetti into 2-inch pieces. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the spaghetti, and return to a boil. Cook the spaghetti uncovered, stirring occasionally, until it has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 12 minutes. Drain well in a colander set in the sink.

  • Combine onion, pimiento, and green pepper with cooked spaghetti, 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, turkey meat, mushroom soup, chicken broth, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Mix lightly and spread the mixture in the baking dish and top with 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese.

  • Bake, uncovered, in oven for 45 minutes until the casserole is bubbling and cheese topping is melted and browned.

Cook's Note

You can use almost any shape of dry pasta for this dish.

Partner Tip

Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

342.7 calories; 24.3 g protein; 32.9 g carbohydrates; 55.2 mg cholesterol; 675 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (13)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/30/2008
My mother cut this out of a newspaper in Maine at least 30 years ago and always made it. It was always a family favorite. After her death and the death of my daughter who she had given it to I thought we'd lost if forever. Lo and behold it I found it in my daughter's cookbook.It is a wonderful recipe to use up your leftover turkey or one could use chicken. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
08/17/2009
This was just ok something a little different to use up leftover turkey. I did add a can of sliced mushrooms and garlic and onion powders for a little more flavor. Might make again. Thanks for submitting your recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/30/2008
My mother cut this out of a newspaper in Maine at least 30 years ago and always made it. It was always a family favorite. After her death and the death of my daughter who she had given it to I thought we'd lost if forever. Lo and behold it I found it in my daughter's cookbook.It is a wonderful recipe to use up your leftover turkey or one could use chicken. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/28/2008
Also by using broad egg noodles rather than spaghetti you get a better flavour and texture. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/28/2008
This is turkey tetrazini and is an excellent way to use leftover turkey. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/28/2008
Really great dish!! Awesome way to use up your turkey and a really filling dinner recipe! I didn't change a thing and will keep this recipe around!! If your burnt out on cooking after this Thanksgiving holiday - this is an easy meal to put together! Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/08/2012
My Grandmother made this for years and now I make it for my family. It is so simple and my entire family just loves it. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/26/2011
Love this recipe. It is nearly identical minus some cheese to one I have been using for years. I got it out of a magazine one Thankgiving to use for turkey leftovers. My nephew saw the recipe and asked me to make it. It takes a little time to chop and mix everything but even the kids really liked it despite the green peppers and pimentos. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/26/2020
I used a can of turkey gravy instead of the mushroom soup. I also added a small can of mushrooms. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/01/2017
I didn't have cream of mushroom soup so I used cream of celery and I didn't have any pimentos either but it was very good! I will definitely be making this again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/13/2019
I substituted chopped broccoli as i didn't have bell pepper. Added a bit extra cheese few flakes of red pepper and 8oz of chicken stock. I think next time I'll also add two cans of cream of something soup for creamier texture. Hubby loved it! Read More
Rating: 3 stars
08/17/2009
This was just ok something a little different to use up leftover turkey. I did add a can of sliced mushrooms and garlic and onion powders for a little more flavor. Might make again. Thanks for submitting your recipe. Read More