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norma's turkey and mushroom casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Norma DeRemer
York, PA

Just had another wonderful Thanksgiving dinner at our dear friends house yesterday and she sent us home with some left overs. My sweetie ate his all gone and said that we sould make this again when we either have chicken or ham left from a dinner. This is one recipe I'll keep on hand for sure.

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Ingredients For norma's turkey and mushroom casserole

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 to 4 c
    turkey, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 md
    onion or 3 shallots, sliced
  • 8 oz
    button mushrooms, halved or quartered
  • 1 can
    (14 1/2 ounce) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme leaves
  • cheese puff topping (recipe next)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    1/2 stick butter, cut up
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2
  • 2 oz
    sharp cheddar cheese, diced (a little over 1/2 cup)

How To Make norma's turkey and mushroom casserole

  • 1
    Preheat your oven to 400 for cheese puffs.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet over medium heat and add turkey and onions.
  • 3
    Cook until onions are clear; about 3 minutes and add mushrooms. Cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Add tomatoes, flour and thyme and cook and stir until blended and bubbly.
  • 5
    Lower heat and cover to keep warm.
  • 6
    Cheese Puff Topping:
  • 7
    Heat water, butter and salt in small saucepan over hight heat to a full rolling boil.
  • 8
    Reduce heat and quickly stir in flour, mixing vigorously until mixture leaves sides of pan in a ball.
  • 9
    Place flour mixture in mixer bowl with flat beater.
  • 10
    Turn to speed 2 and add eggs, one at a time, mixing about 30 seconds after each addition.
  • 11
    Stop and scrape bowl and turn mixer to speed 4 and beat about 15 seconds and add cheese.
  • 12
    Turn mixer speed to sir and mix about 10 seconds and set aside.
  • 13
    Pour the warm filling into a 2 quart casserole dish sprayed with non stick cooking spray.
  • 14
    Spoon topping into 4 mounds on top of filling.
  • 15
    Place in oven and bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until pastry is puffed and browned and filling is bubbly.
  • 16
    Serve hot with your favorite salad.

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