leftover turkey broccoli bake, lyn*

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Lyn Starr
from Bakersfield, CA

We were a bit tired of turkey on the 3rd day, so I came up with a way to change up the flavor. Swiss cheese did the trick! My hunny thinks he doesn't like Swiss cheese and he loves this dish. Go figure... LOL.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

When wondering what to make with leftover turkey, give this broccoli casserole a try. It's savory, creamy, cheesy and really easy to make. The Swiss cheese and butter cracker crumbs on top are a nice finish to the dish. This is a filling casserole and a great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
serves 4-6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For leftover turkey broccoli bake, lyn*

  • 1 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 3 c
    leftover turkey, chopped
  • 2 c
    broccoli, chopped and cooked (can use 2 10 oz frozen)
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup (10 oz)
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk, whole
  • 1/2 c
    turkey broth
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise, (I use Best Foods or hellmans)
  • 2
    stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1/2 md
    onion, chopped
  • 8 oz
    Swiss cheese, shredded and divided (save 4 oz)
  • TOPPING:
  • handful of Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 4 oz
    Swiss cheese, saved
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How To Make leftover turkey broccoli bake, lyn*

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350. Grease 9x13" baking dish.
  • 2
    Put in a large bowl all ingredients EXCEPT cheese; stir.
  • 3
    Add 4 oz cheese and stir again.
  • 4
    Pour into greased 9x13" pan.
  • 5
    Cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 45-50 minutes until rice is done.
  • 6
    Uncover and top with crushed crackers and 4 oz of cheese.
  • 7
    Bake another 10 minutes until cheese is melted and browned.
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