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Turkey Tetrazzini

Turkey TetrazziniThe classic, after-Thanksgiving casserole everybody loves!

Recipe Ingredients:

8 ounces dry spaghetti, cooked, drained and kept warm
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
3 tablespoons butter or margarine - divided use
3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese - divided use
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
2 cups chopped cooked turkey
2 (4-ounce) cans sliced mushrooms, drained
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
2 tablespoons dry sherry

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease 13x9-inch baking dish.
  2. Combine bread crumbs and 2 tablespoons butter in small bowl. Stir in 1/4 cup cheese.
  3. Melt remaining butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; gradually stir in broth. Return to heat; bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Stir in evaporated milk and remaining cheese; cook over low heat until cheese melts. Remove from heat. Stir in turkey, mushrooms, peas and sherry.
  4. Combine pasta and turkey mixture in large bowl. Pour into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with breadcrumb topping.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until topping is lightly browned. Serve immediately.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 350 Calories from Fat: 110 Total Fat: 12 g Saturated Fat: 7 g Cholesterol: 100 mg Sodium: 730 mg Carbohydrates: 23 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 7 g Protein: 34 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.