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Thanksgiving Leftovers - Turkey Tetrazzini | The Cupboard Drawer Recipe Book

Updated on March 11, 2011
Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving

All righty then! Thanksgiving has come and gone; you’ve picked the carcass of that 25LB bird clean as a whistle and have several pounds of leftover chopped and flaked turkey in a bowl in the fridge. You know by next Wednesday you will have a family revolt on your hands if you don’t do something special with this turkey. What you gonna do? Well here is one idea from The Cupboard Drawer Recipe Book, for a tasty meal that may well have your family asking for it throughout the year as well. Do Enjoy!!

Ingredients

½ Cup Onion, Chopped

2 Tbsp Butter

1 Can (10 ¾ oz) Cream of Mushroom Soup, Undiluted

¾ Cup of Water

½ Cup shredded Cheddar Cheese

14 oz Chopped, Chunked, and flaked Turkey (during the rest of the year you can use two cans of chunked Turkey)

2 Tbsp Parsley, Chopped

2 Tbsp Pimento, Chopped

¼ Tsp, Pepper

4 Cups Cooked Spaghetti

¼ Cup Parmesan Cheese

1.       Prepare the Spaghetti according to package directions, drain and set aside.

2.       In a large Saucepan over medium-high heat, melt the Butter and add the onion, cook until tender.

3.       Add the soup, stirring constantly, and gradually stir in the water. Add the Cheddar Cheese and continue to heat stirring, frequently until the Cheddar Cheese melts; remove from heat.

4.       Stir in the Turkey, Parsley, pimento and pepper. In a large mixing bowl, toss the mixture with the spaghetti; mix well. Turn into a 2 quart casserole dish and sprinkle Parmesan Cheese over the top.

5.       Bake in a Pre-heated 350 Degree (175 C) Oven for 30 mins or until hot and bubbly.

Yield 6-8 servings

Variations – There are so many, I also like to use some Chopped Green Pepper, a mix of Cheddar, Provolone, and Mozzarella cheese, sometimes black or green olives. There are so many ways you can use your imagination on this one, and in these trying times, every opportunity to save some cash by using the leftovers makes it an even tastier treat.

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    • Hmrjmr1 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hmrjmr1 

      7 years ago from Georgia, USA

      Shiela, steph, chris, specialk, and pcoach - thanks for stopping by come back let me know how it goes and Do Enjoy!!

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      pcoach 

      7 years ago

      We have done a lot with turkey leftovers but this sounds very new and yummy. And now you've made me hungry! I'll print this and leave it out for my wife! She knows what that means! Good stuff Hammer.

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      Karen Metz 

      7 years ago from Michigan

      This recipe sound different than anything I have made with my leftovers. I think I am going to give this one a try. Thanks!

    • carolina muscle profile image

      carolina muscle 

      7 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

      I like the leftovers more than the actual dinner!!

    • stephhicks68 profile image

      Stephanie Hicks 

      7 years ago from Bend, Oregon

      I love Thanksgiving and all the yummy leftovers. Turkey Tetrazzini is one of my favorites.

    • sheila b. profile image

      sheila b. 

      7 years ago

      Now I can't wait for Thanksgiving!

    • Hmrjmr1 profile imageAUTHOR

      Hmrjmr1 

      7 years ago from Georgia, USA

      Thanks everybody, glad you liked the read Do enjoy the

      Tetrazzini!!

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      The leftovers are sometimes better and that recipe looks good.

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      lynnechandler 

      7 years ago

      You always come up with the most amazing sounding recipes. Great hub!

    • zzron profile image

      zzron 

      7 years ago from Houston, TX.

      What time is supper, I'll be there. Great post.

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      breakfastpop 

      7 years ago

      The leftovers sound better than the Thanksgiving dinner. Thanks.

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