My After-Thanksgiving Turkey Tetrazzini

Lauren Conforti


When my husband would ask me what I wanted him to make for my birthday dinner, I usually would ask for this dish! I absolutely love it! And, being a turkey-aholic, it gives me my turkey fix. Haha! I also make this every year with leftover Thanksgiving turkey. And it is delicious made with chicken as well. :)

★★★★★ 2 votes
30 Min
1 Hr


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1 lb
linguini, uncooked
1/2 c
1/2 c
2 1/4 c
turkey broth (or chicken broth)
1 1/4 c
1 1/4 c
light cream
1 3/4 c
parmesan cheese, divided
4 c
turkey (or chicken), cooked & chopped (great way to use thanksgiving leftovers!)
1/2 small
onion, diced small
red pepper, diced small
2-3 clove
garlic, minced
1-2 can(s)
mushroom slices or pieces.
1/2 c
mozzarella cheese (optional)

How to Make My After-Thanksgiving Turkey Tetrazzini


  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Lightly spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add spaghetti and cook until al dente, about 8 to 10 mins. Drain.
  • 3Melt the butter in an extra large saucepan. Saute onions, peppers, mushrooms & garlic until just soft.
  • 4Add in the flour. Whisk to remove any lumps. Then add in the milk, cream & chicken broth. Stir.
  • 5Bring to a soft boil. Add in 1 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese. Stir & then remove from heat.
  • 6In a large bowl, add in the turkey. Pour the sauce over the turkey. Stir well.
  • 7Add spaghetti into baking dish. Add in the turkey mixture. Stir to blend well.
  • 8Top with remaining parmesan cheese & mozzarella, if using. Bake about 1 hour, until bubbly & surface is lightly browned. ** Be sure to put a large baking sheet below the dish in the oven in case of bubbling over

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About My After-Thanksgiving Turkey Tetrazzini

Course/Dish: Chicken, Turkey, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian

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