Easy turkey tetrazzini recipe is a great way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers. Rich and creamy sauce and topped with buttery breadcrumb topping.
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Easy Turkey Tetrazzini

Easy turkey tetrazzini recipe is a great way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers. Rich and creamy sauce and topped with buttery breadcrumb topping.
Keyword easy turkey tetrazzini, turkey casserole recipes, turkey noodle casserole, turkey tetrazzini casserole, turkey tetrazzini recipe
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 12
Author Lisa B.

Ingredients

  • 1 package 12 ounces spaghetti
  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 9 tablespoons butter divided
  • 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 large sweet red pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 6 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups panko bread crumbs

Instructions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. 
  • Meanwhile, in a large stock pot, melt six tablespoons butter over medium high heat. Add onions and sauté until tender. Add mushrooms and red pepper. Sauté 4-5 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in flour and salt until blended. Gradually whisk in milk and bouillon. Bring to a simmer stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. 
  • Stir in turkey, cheese and cayenne pepper; heat through. Season with salt to taste. Remove from the heat.
  • Drain spaghetti. Add to turkey mixture and mix well. Transfer to one 9-in. x 13-in. x 2-in. greased baking dish or two 8-in. x 8-in. greased baking dishes.
  • Melt remaining butter. Toss with bread crumbs and sprinkle over casseroles. 
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until heated through and breadcrumbs are golden brown.