Make-Ahead Turkey Tetrazzini

Make-Ahead Turkey Tetrazzini

Make this creamy, herb-flecked casserole, with cooked turkey and a splash of sherry, in advance to save time.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

9:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

8
oz. uncooked spaghetti
1/4
cup margarine or butter
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
3
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
cups Progresso® chicken broth
3/4
cup half-and-half
1
to 3 tablespoons dry sherry, if desired
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon nutmeg
Dash pepper
3
cups cubed cooked turkey
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
  1. Cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, melt margarine in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add mushrooms; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add flour; cook and stir until bubbly. Gradually add broth, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat; stir in half-and-half, sherry, 1/4 cup parsley, salt, nutmeg and pepper.
  3. Add cooked spaghetti and turkey to mushroom mixture; stir gently to mix. Spoon mixture into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Cover with foil; refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 350°F. Uncover baking dish; sprinkle Parmesan cheese over top. Cover; bake at 350°F. for 45 to 55 minutes or until thoroughly heated, removing foil during last 10 minutes of baking time. Sprinkle with parsley.
Makes 8 servings
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Recipe Fact
Classic Tetrazzini consists of strips of cooked chicken combined with cooked spaghetti and a Parmesan cream sauce spiked with sherry. The casserole is sprinkled with bread crumbs and baked until it is brown and bubbly.
Ingredient Info
Sherry is a fortified wine originally from the southern Spanish town of Jerez. Fortified wines get their sweetness and strength from a dose of brandy or another spirit.
Kitchen Tip
This recipe may be baked immediately after assembly. Bake at 350°F for 30 to 40 minutes, or until brown and bubbly.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 135),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 900mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.