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Leftover Turkey Casserole

Leftover Turkey Casserole

43 Ratings
43 Ratings
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Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Leftover turkey, is jazzed up with cheese, cream of mushroom soup, and celery in this hearty casserole dish! Use leftover turkey that has been properly handled and stored.

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bread, whole wheat
  • 4 ounces cubed turkey
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups milk, 1%
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup, low-sodium (10.75 ounces)
  • 2 slices bread, whole wheat
  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, low-fat shredded (or jack cheese)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise, light

Directions

1. Lightly coat a 9x9x2-inch baking dish with vegetable spray. Cut 6 slices of bread (fresh or day-old) into 1-inch cubes and place half into the bottom of a baking dish.
2. In a bowl, combine turkey, onion, celery, mayonnaise, and pepper. Spoon mixture over bread crumbs.
3. Place remaining bread cubes over turkey mixture and press down slightly with spoon.
4. Combine eggs and milk and pour mixture over cubes. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
5. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 325°F
6. Spoon soup over top of casserole.
7. Spread one teaspoon margarine on side of each slice of bread. Cut buttered bread into 1/2-inch cubes and sprinkle on top of casserole.
8. Bake for 60 minutes or until knife inserted in middle comes out clean. Remove from oven and sprinkle cheese over top. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting and serving.

Notes

See how to make this recipe and more on USDA’s MyPlate Kitchen YouTube site.

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Source:

University of Illinois Extension. Wellness Ways recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe (273g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 277
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 79 mg
Sodium 747 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 17 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 201 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 500 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 277
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g
Linoleic Acid 4 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.5 g
Omega 3 - EPA 1 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 10 mg
Cholesterol 79 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 17 g
Minerals
Calcium 201 mg
Potassium 500 mg
Sodium 747 mg
Copper 241 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 49 mg
Phosphorus 291 mg
Selenium 25 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 82 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.6 mcg
Vitamin C 1 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 19 mcg
Folate 41 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 88 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/4 cups
Grains 1 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounces
Dairy 1/2 cups

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