Turkey Tetrazzini

  • Yield: 10 servings

"This is our favorite 'made-from-scraps' turkey recipe."


1 (8-ounce) package thin spaghetti
2cups shredded cooked turkey
3tablespoons butter
1 (8-ounce) package sliced mushrooms
1 onion, chopped
2cups shredded Cheddar cheese
2cups half-and-half
1 (2-ounce) jar diced pimientos
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chilies, rinsed and drained
1teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon black pepper
1cup herb stuffing mix, crushed (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 250F.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain. Place in a 13-by-9-inch baking dish. Stir in turkey.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet. Add mushrooms and onion. Cook until onions are translucent. Add cheese, cream, pimiento, chilies, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until thoroughly heated. Pour into casserole. Top with stuffing mix, if using. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes.

Bonnie Mattox, Albuquerque, N.M.