Turkey Casserole Recipes

Alice Wisler
Leftover poultry is perfect for casseroles.

Turkey casserole recipes are great to have handy after Thanksgiving. These dishes take care of any leftover turkey in your fridge.

Cheese and Turkey

What a tasty combination turkey and cheese is! Those who enjoy a variety of cheeses in one dish will find these casseroles some of the best for using up the Thanksgiving bird. Try them all to see which one is your favorite.

Cheese and Turkey Casserole

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup of celery, chopped
  • 2/3 cup of green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup of onion, chopped
  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) of cream of chicken soup
  • 2/3 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of sour cream
  • 2/3 cup of cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2/3 cup of mozzarella, grated
  • 2/3 cup of Gouda, grated
  • 1 package (8 ounces) of elbow noodles, cooked
  • 1 package (4 ounces) of frozen broccoli, thawed and drained
  • 2 1/2 cups of cooked turkey, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 cup cheese of (cheddar, mozzarella, or gouda) for topping

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Saute peppers, celery, and onion until tender.
  3. Add the next 6 ingredients.
  4. Heat the mixture on low, stirring until cheeses have melted.
  5. Mix together cheese sauce, cooked noodles, broccoli, turkey, and seasonings.
  6. Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  7. Pour mixture into dish.
  8. Top with a cup of cheese of your choice.
  9. Bake for 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees F. or until golden brown.
  10. Serves six.
Cheese and turkey make a wonderful and tasty meal.

Almond Turkey Recipe

  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • 1 cup of blanched slivered almonds, toasted
  • 3 cups of cooked, chopped turkey
  • 1 1/2 cup of sliced celery
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of poultry seasoning
  • 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 double pastry for one 9-inch pie

Directions

  1. Toss cheese in flour.
  2. Combine 3/4 cup cheese, 1/2 cup almonds, and remaining ingredients (except for the pastry).
  3. Mix well.
  4. Roll pastry into a 15 inch square.
  5. Fit pastry into a 10 by 13-inch baking dish; trim to 1-inch beyond edge, flute.
  6. Fill with turkey mixture.
  7. Top with remaining cheese and almonds.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 30 to 35 minutes.
  9. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  10. Serves six.

Creamy Turkey Dish

  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of celery soup
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of onion soup
  • 5 ounces of process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1/3 cup of mayonnaise
  • 4 cups of cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 package (16 ounces) of frozen broccoli cuts, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups of cooked white rice
  • 1 1/2 cups of cooked wild rice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) of sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) of sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups of salad croutons

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the undiluted soups, cheese, and mayonnaise.
  2. Stir in the turkey, broccoli, rice, water chestnuts, and mushrooms.
  3. Place the mixture into a greased 9x13-inch baking dish.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F. for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and stir.
  6. Sprinkle the top with croutons.
  7. Bake 8-12 minutes longer or until bubbly.
  8. Serves six to eight.
  9. Serve with apple and cheese salad.

Enjoy Turkey Casserole Recipes

If you want even more turkey casserole recipes, be sure to check out our article about how to make turkey and stuffing. This is a good choice for when you have both leftover turkey and stuffing.

Turkey Casserole Recipes