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turkey tetrazzini recipe

Turkey Tetrazzini Recipe

  • Author: Lynette
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8
  • Category: Casserole
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Easy turkey tetrazzini recipe that creates a creamy homemade sauce with sautéd mushrooms and leftover turkey.


  • 8 oz of spaghetti noodles
  • 8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 Tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 cups turkey, cooked and cubed
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 Cups chicken broth
  • 1 Cup evaporated milk
  • 3 Tablespoons cooking sherry
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 Cup shredded parmesan


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚ F.
  2. Boil the spaghetti until al-dente and drain.
  3. Sauté mushrooms in 2 Tablespoons butter over medium heat on the stove.  Remove mushrooms from pan.
  4. To the same stove top pan, add 2 Tablespoons of butter and fully melt.  Add flour and mix until a paste.  Add chicken broth and simmer until thickened.  Once thickened add milk, sherry, salt and pepper.
  5. In a large bowl combine the homemade sauce, cooked spaghetti, turkey and mushrooms.  Add to a 13×9 baking pan and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.  Bake in a 350˚F oven for 25 minutes or until bubbly.


Adaptations: This recipe can be made with chicken.  You can also omit the mushrooms, and add peas if you prefer.

Freezer Cooking:  Make the recipe as directed except do not bake it.  Place in covered 13×9 covered casserole dish and freeze.  Let thaw overnight and then bake as directed or until the turkey tetrazzini is bubbly around the edges.

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