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Turkey Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pat Stoecher Prof. Stoecher's wife UofI

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
11 slices white bread no crusts

4 Cups diced Turkey or chicken
8oz sliced mushrooms
1 8oz can sliced water chestnuts

1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup Mayonaise

1 can cream mushroom soup
1 can cream celery soup

1 2oz jar pimentos
5-10 slices sharp cheddar cheese ( I use 1 8oz bag of shredded)

4 well beaten eggs
1 tsp salt
2 cups milk

2 cups buttered Peperidge farm dressing

Directions:
Directions:
Butter a 12x15 baking pan
Line the pan with the 11 slices of crustless bread

Layer:
Turkey
Mushrooms
Water Chestnuts

Melt Butter and mix with Mayonnaise
Dot Casserole with mixture

Combine the 2 soups and pour over casserole

Dot with pimentos

Evenly spread cheese or layer the slices if using sliced

Mix 4 well beaten Eggs , add milk and salt and pour over casserole

Cover with foil and refrigerate over night

Bake covered at 350 for 1 hour

Melt some butter and butter the stuffing

Remove foil and sprinkle dressing over the top and bake for another 30 minutes uncovered.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
24 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I use light bread
Kraft Olive oil Mayo
and lower fat cheese when I can find it and it is still very rich. A slice is about 390 calories but makes a complete meal with some cranberries added. Pretty much Thanksgiving in a pan.

 

 

 

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