leftover turkey broccoli bake, lyn*

★★★★★ 2
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
★★★★★ 2
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

How To Make leftover turkey broccoli bake, lyn*

  • Greasing a baking dish.
    1
    Heat oven to 350. Grease 9x13" baking dish.
  • Most of the casserole ingredients added to the bowl.
    2
    Put in a large bowl all ingredients EXCEPT cheese; stir.
  • Swiss cheese folded into mixture.
    3
    Add 4 oz cheese and stir again.
  • Mixture poured into the baking dish.
    4
    Pour into greased 9x13" pan.
  • Baking dish covered in aluminum foil.
    5
    Cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 45-50 minutes until rice is done.
  • Crushed crackers and Swiss cheese added to the top of the casserole.
    6
    Uncover and top with crushed crackers and 4 oz of cheese.
  • Casserole baked until golden brown and bubbly.
    7
    Bake another 10 minutes until cheese is melted and browned.
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