Macaroni and Cheese with Fried Turkey?

Macaroni And Cheese With Fried Turkey? Recipe

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raymond spencer

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@clownman70360

the next mac an cheese recipe you gonna try,you can add leftover turkey and pan fried it,on the mac and cheese?

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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1
    (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni
  • 6 Tbsp
    margarine,divided
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1
    packet dry onion soup mix
  • 4 Tbsp
    minced garlic,divided
  • 7
    bacon strips
  • 1
    sweet onion,peeled and sliced
  • 3
    leftover baked turkey drumsticks,removed the bones
  • 4
    leftover baked turkey wings,removed the bones
  • 2 tsp
    dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    panko bread crumbs
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 2 pkg
    cream cheese,softened
  • 2 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 2 c
    shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese with Fried Turkey?

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil,and macaroni and cook for 8 minutes.Drain and transfer to a large bowl with 2 tablespoons margarine and toss to coat.Add parmesan cheese,dry onion soup mix and 2 tablespoons minced garlic;mix well
  2. Place the bacon in a large,deep skillet and cook over medium-high heat,turning occasionally,until evenly browned,about 10 minutes.Drain the bacon strips on a paper towel-lined plate and chop into small pieces.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  4. Stir 2 tablespoons margarine,sweet onion and remaining minced garlic into the bacon drippings in the pan and cook and stir in 2 minutes.Add leftover turkey pieces and mix well.Reduce the heat to medium-low,and add brown sugar.
  5. Cook,stirring occasionally,for 10 to 15 minutes until the turkey and onions are golden brown.Mix in cooked bacon and bread crumbs into turkey mixture,transfer into a greased 9x13 inch baking pan.
  6. Return to skillet to the heat and melt remaining margarine over medium-low heat.Whisk the flour and stir until the mixture becomes paste-like and light golden brown,about 5 minutes.Gradually whisk the milk into the flour mixture and bring to a simmer over medium heat.Cook and stir until the mixture is smooth and thickened.Stir in italian seasoning,cream cheese and monterey jack cheese.Remove from heat and cool completely for 5 minutes.
  7. Pour the sauce over the macaroni mixture,stirring well.Transfer to a prepared baking pan;mix well.Sprinkle with shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese.
  8. Bake in preheated oven until bubbling,about 30 minutes.

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About Macaroni and Cheese with Fried Turkey?

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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