This turkey stuffing 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 stuffing casserole will give your family that exact feeling and more.
Turkey Stuffing Casserole Recipe
Casseroles are not just reserved for Thanksgiving. You can enjoy them all year long. This leftover turkey casserole can be made with turkey breast and leftover stuffing. If you don’t have turkey on hand, feel free to substitute with store-bought rotisserie chicken and leftover veggies. It is an easy dish that can be made in a pinch. A delicious dinner that will clear out your fridge and is the best part of the day after Thanksgiving.
Easy Recipe To Make With Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey
When you are ready to repurpose Thanksgiving leftovers, print out this easy recipe and get to work. No need to head to the grocery store because you have everything you need at home. All the flavors of Thanksgiving dinner in one casserole dish. Comfort food at its finest!
- 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
Heat oven to 375. Grease a 2-quart casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
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. Serves 4-6
Tips and Variations
- Consider serving with a side of cranberry sauce.
- To store, use an airtight container or freezer bags. Refrigerate for up to three days.
- Swap out the turkey for pre-cooked shredded chicken. You can also add additional vegetables if you have them on hand.
- Looking for more crunch? Top with a handful of pine nuts before baking.
- Reserve additional gravy on the side for topping.
- Add black pepper on top of the turkey filling before serving.
- If you don’t have any leftover gravy, you can substitute it with cans of cream of chicken soup.
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.
- Deep 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.
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If you have a ton of leftovers, now you know what to do with all of your simple ingredients. A lot of people tend to make turkey sandwiches, which are great! But this casserole gives you the taste of Thanksgiving in such a different way. And PS, it’s a really flexible recipe.
You don’t have to worry so much about measuring. Use what you have on hand. Sometimes, I add a bit of mashed potatoes and cheddar cheese before baking just to make it the ultimate leftover Thanksgiving dish. I just love this quick next day meal.
- * 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
- Grease a 2-quart casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
- 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.