Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole

So I made this on Monday for our Easter dinner.
(Stay tuned to my blog to hear why it was on Monday and not Sunday like the rest of the free world!) It was delicious. Every child ate it and liked it.
I also made Roxie's Cheesy Potatoes, some bread machine rolls, artichokes AND the best carrot cake I've ever tasted! (For those of you that are a little less tech savvy: just click on the green words and it will take you to the recipes of the foods I just mentioned!)
Without further adieu: Thanksgiving Leftover Casserole:

• 3 tablespoons butter
• 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
• 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
• 1 cup water
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
• 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
• 2 tablespoons butter
• 1 cup finely crushed herb-seasoned dry bread stuffing mix
• 1 cup cooked, diced turkey meat
• 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
• 2 cups leftover mashed potatoes

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
2. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over low heat. Blend in the flour. Slowly stir in evaporated milk and water, then season with salt, pepper, and onion powder. Stir sauce over low heat for 5 minutes.
3. In a separate saucepan over low heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Blend in the dry stuffing mix. Place the turkey in the prepared baking dish. Pour the sauce over turkey, then sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Spread mashed potatoes over cheese. Top mashed potatoes with the stuffing mixture.
4. Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven.

1 comment:

Cindi Martineau said...

I'm doing this tonight. Thanks for posting it. I'm modifying it though. I don't have turkey. I'm substituting chicken. I'm adding green beans to the chicken. (I wish I had thought to put in some dried cranberries). I put a small layer of sour cream over the sauce mix. I'll let you know how we like it!!