creamy turkey & noodles

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By Mary Philio
from Montgomery, TX

I needed a recipe for the left-over Thanksgiving turkey. After scouring dozens of recipes, I just didn't find anything that jumped out at me. So I made my own. The problem I usually run into is the turkey casseroles and dishes don't have a lot of flavor. The cream cheese and gravy mix, along with the bacon, give this a wonderful creamy texture with lots of flavor! This is versatile...add veggies and use chicken instead of turkey. Throw in a greased casserole dish, top with canned french fried onions and bake for extra crunch. My husband loved it!

serves 4-6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy turkey & noodles

  • 6 slice
    bacon
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    onion, chopped
  • 2 stalk
    celery, chopped
  • 2 c
    turkey, cooked & chopped
  • 1 can
    chicken broth
  • 4` oz
    cream cheese, cubed
  • 1-2 c
    water
  • 1 pkg
    pioneer turkey gravy (left in powder form)
  • 1 pkg
    fettuccine pasta (or your favorite)
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How To Make creamy turkey & noodles

  • 1
    In large skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Crumble and set aside. Drain off grease.
  • 2
    In same pan, heat olive oil and butter. Add onion and celery and saute til tender. Add turkey and sautee 2-3 minutes. Add chicken broth, stirring til hot. Add cubed cream cheese and stir until melted.
  • 3
    Add one cup water and sprinkle packaged gravy mix over all, stirring and mixing well. If mixture is too thick add water until desired consistency.
  • 4
    Cook pasta according to package directions. Spoon turkey mixture hot over noodles.
  • 5
    Sprinkle crumbled bacon on top and serve.
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