Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Casserole

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Marsha Gardner

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@mrdick1950

Wondering what to do with the leftover turkey and mashed potatoes? Make this easy and tasty leftover turkey casserole dish.

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All the comfort of a traditional shepherd's pie with the vibrant flavors of Thanksgiving dinner! This is one of our favorite ways to spreading the joy of the holiday meal into the entire week. (Heck, it's great ANY time of the year!) The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 19 votes

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Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    turkey, cubed, leftover from Thanksgiving
  • 1 c
    carrots, diced
  • 1 medium
    onion, diced
  • 8 oz
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 c
    celery, diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • ·
    leftover mashed potatoes from Thanksgiving
  • ·
    kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted for dotting top
  • ·
    paprika, sweet mild, to taste

How to Make Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Saute vegetables in butter and olive oil until tender but not brown. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and thyme. Stir in cooked, cubed turkey.
  2. Place in a casserole dish and top with mashed potatoes. Dot with butter and sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Bake, uncovered, 350° for 20-30 minutes until the potatoes are browned and casserole is heated through.
  4. If you have leftover sweet potatoes they are great mixed with the mashed potatoes and spread over the top.

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About Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Casserole

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



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