Wondering what to do with left over turkey? Turkey Tetrazzini is an answer to your left overs. From Foresthill’s Friendship Club 2010 Cookbook “Recipes Old and New”, turkey tetrazzini makes a wonderful meal on cold days. Uses 4 cups of cooked turkey left overs and tastes so good. What could be better than that?

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4 cups cooked turkey cubed*

1 can 4oz mushrooms, stems and pieces, drained

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (or Swiss or mozzarella)

White Sauce:

3 tab butter melted in medium saucepan

1/4 cup flour

2 cups broth, warmed 1 cup milk

Bread crumb topping:

1 cup packed Italian bread crumbs

1/4 cup melted butter

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Cook thin spaghetti following directions on label. 1/2 box or 1/2 lb.

Melt butter, take off stove and stir in flour until smooth stirring constantly until sauce thickens and bubbles. Stir for about 2 minutes

Add 1 cup shredded cheese (or Swiss or Mozzarella) stirring until smooth. About two more minutes. Add 4 cups cooked turkey. Reserve one cup sauce and mix remainder in a bowl with cooked spaghetti. Add mixture to a 9x13” baking pan. Pour reserved 1 cup sauce over and add bread crumbs topping.

Bread crumb topping:

1 cup packed Italian bread crumbs, 1/4 cup melted butter,

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese. Stir until combined. Spread over dish.

Bake at 350 Degrees for 30 to 40 minutes.

*cooked chicken can also be used in this recipe instead of turkey.

Recipe by Margaret Venturini

Article submitted by

Margaret Venturini, Foresthill Friendship Club

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