This turkey casserole recipe has 4 ingredients and is semi-homemade. I use some pre-made ingredients in order to save some time, but the end product tastes absolutely homecooked. You know, that’s my kind of style. I don’t have time to slave away in front of the stove all day. I want that “fill your soul” kind of feeling without all the work. This turkey and stuffing casserole will give your family that exact feeling and more.
Casseroles are not just reserved for Thanksgiving. You can enjoy them all year long. In fact, I absolutely love to make casseroles whenever I can. There’s something so simple about serving one dish to my family at the dinner table. Makes it nice and easy when it comes to clean up at the end of the meal. This recipe is hearty and filled with vegetables. You can mix and match whatever flavors you’d like, but the construction is pretty much the same.
Don’t feel like having turkey today? Put in chicken and this recipe will still work. Whatever you use, just make sure it’s cooked before making this casserole. You can also swap the turkey gravy for chicken gravy. The choice is yours.
Comfort food works best in the winter. I’m not quite sure why that is? But it’s true.
Onto the recipe – you are going to be shocked when you see how simple it all is! And isn’t that what we are all after these days? Simple – good food? That’s all I want. Long gone are the days where I am whipping out all my old cookbooks and tearing through my 87 pots and pans trying to recreate the ultimate masterpiece that I swear will win me my own cooking show. I literally just want to make great food that my family will love without breaking a sweat. Am I alone here?
Turkey Casserole Recipe
- 3 cups chopped cooked turkey
- 1 package, 12 oz, frozen broccoli, cauliflower and carrots (keep frozen or thaw)
- 1 jar, 12 oz, turkey gravy
- 1 box, 6 oz, stuffing mix, cooked/prepared
Preheat oven to 375
Add turkey, vegetables, and gravy to your dish. Remember, you do not need to thaw out your vegetables for this recipe if you are using a frozen package. They will cook on their own in the oven. Mix well.
Top with stuffing. Make sure you cover the entire dish.
Bake for 30-35 minutes uncovered or until the dish is heated through.
Easier Than You Think
Like I mentioned, I really leaned on things that I didn’t have to make from scratch for this dinner idea. This ground turkey casserole is beautiful to serve, easy to transport, and makes a great hostess gift if you are attending a potluck. It’s a crowd pleaser – for sure!
If you want to add a little some extra to your casserole, you could always bring a side of cranberry sauce. Are you a jelly in the can kind of girl? Full confession – that’s my favorite kind! I have friends that make me homemade cranberry sauce when it’s Thanksgiving season and I do enjoy those flavors as well. But give me that wiggly jelly any day of the week and I will be one happy camper. LOL!
Leftover Turkey Ideas
Believe it or not, this dish makes for a really great recipe to remember when you have leftovers. How many Thanksgivings have passed where you wake up with LOADS of turkey and no clue what to do with it all? Well, this turkey leftover recipe can be done with whatever you have in the fridge – just mix your leftovers with new gravy and stuffing and you will create a brand new dinner for your kids.
Tools needed to make this recipe:
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- 2-quart casserole dish – For this recipe, we opted for a 2-quart casserole dish. This one is just perfect and will run you around $12.
- Skillet to brown the ground turkey – You need a good skillet because it’s something that I turn to over and over again. This is a great choice for a fair price.
- Microwavable Measuring Cup – This is a kitchen staple for me. I use it to microwave everything I need as well as to measure, to whisk, to pour. You name it and I use it. It’s my go-to kitchen product.
Looking for more casserole dishes?
- Spinach And Egg Noodle Casserole
- Chicken Broccoli Cheese Casserole Recipe
- Easy Ham And Pasta Casserole
- Easy Pizza Casserole
Well, what do you think? Willing to give this one a shot? Do you love casserole recipes as much as I do? Leave a comment below and let me know what you think!
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Turkey Casserole Recipe Ingredients:
- 3 cups chopped cooked turkey
- 1 package 12 oz, frozen broccoli, cauliflower and carrots (keep frozen or thaw)
- 1 jar 12 oz, turkey gravy
- 1 box 6 oz, stuffing mix, cooked/prepared
Turkey And Stuffing Casserole Directions:
- Preheat oven to 375
- Grease a 2-quart casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
- Add turkey, vegetables, and gravy to your dish. Mix well.
- Top with stuffing.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes or until heated through.