Thanksgiving Leftovers Casserole Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Thanksgiving Leftovers Casserole Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Thanksgiving Leftovers Casserole

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"This layered casserole with stuffing, turkey, veggies, mashed potatoes and cheese is the perfect way to serve Thanksgiving leftovers."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Prepare stuffing as directed on package; spread onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Combine turkey, mixed vegetables and mayo; spoon over stuffing.
  4. Mix potatoes and cheese; spread over turkey mixture. Sprinkle with paprika.
  5. Bake 30 to 40 min. or until heated through.
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Footnotes

  • Kraft Kitchens Tips
  • Variation
  • Prepare using KRAFT Light Mayo Reduced Fat Mayonnaise and KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese.
  • If you don't have any leftover stuffing, you can use 1 pkg. (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix, prepared as directed on package, instead.
  • Substitute
  • Substitute cooked ground turkey for the chopped leftover roasted turkey.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 30, 2013

This is a great recipe. I made it twice. The first time I adapted it to make a festive looking meal for the vegetarian clients of our soup kitchen. I started with Stovetop Cornbread stuffing, prepared as directed then added sautéed celery, onions and grated carrot and pressed it into the baking pan as a crust. I added a layer of chopped Portabella mushrooms which I sautéed with onions and mixed with Italian cheese blend. The top was mashed potatoes, piped into rosettes. This was the first time I felt we presented a vegetarian meal equal to the regular meal. The second time I made it as per the recipe, but using leftover stuffing and a frozen vegetable mix with leftover turkey. The mayo made it moist and enhanced the flavors. The topping was a bit scant because there was only a small amount of left over mashed potatoes. I served it with homemade cranberry relish and no one whined about leftovers.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 09, 2013

This recipe is a good base recipe for your holiday leftovers. It can be tweaked to your personal taste which I plan on doing the next time I make it. As written my husband loved the idea behind it and was full of suggestions on how to make it better. One kid ate it no complaints, 2 others picked at their favorite parts and my picky eater wouldn't touch it.

 

46 Ratings

Nov 10, 2013

I cooked my "make-ahead" turkey gravy this weekend, so I added extra turkey wings, and used that meat to make half of this recipe. This takes minutes to assemble, and it gets two thumbs up in this house. I had some concerns about the addition of mayo, but I think all is did was add some moisture, but none of its flavor. I can see making this with leftover chicken as well as turkey throughout the year. Great new casserole that will be recycled often here!

 
Nov 09, 2013

I was actually surprised I liked this as much as I did. I did lighten it up by using Kraft reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese, Kraft Olive Oil Mayo, and making the stuffing with only 1 TBS of butter. I also added a tsp of poultry seasonings (recipe from this site) to the mayo-turkey-vegetable mix. Garnished the top of the casserole with green onions as well as the paprika. This is a good recipe to use up Thanksgiving leftovers.

 
Nov 08, 2013

I thought this tasted good, but honestly reminded me of a Thanksgiving plate layered. If making this with leftovers, it took considerably more turkey and potatoes than I had expected. I used about 8 good sized medium potatoes and the turkey was about 2/3 of the white meat on a turkey. I liked the potato and stuffing layer. I boiled the potatoes in water flavored with no-sodium chicken broth powder for extra flavor. The stuffing, I tweaked to a homemade stuffing with sauteed onions, dried sage, and some extra bread and a little liquid added to Stove Top's cornbread stuffing. I didn't love the middle layer. I added some seasonings, but it kind of reminded me of turkey salad. I used regular mayo, as I find miracle whip more of a sweet salad dressing. However, all together it worked fine. As this doesn't have any sauce to it, definitely serve with your favorite Thanksgiving additions. Think, I will be making some homemade cranberry sauce to go on the side. It's a must, for me, with a Thanksgiving meal.

 
Nov 25, 2013

OK, so this recipe was a pleasant surprise. I have to be honest and say that I wasn't sure I was going to like it. Sure, I like all of the Thanksgiving food ingredients. But the mixed vegetables, added with the mayo...I was skeptical. But I have to say this casserole is absolutely fabulous! The end result is very pot pie-ish, and that's always a winner with my family. It's the ultimate comfort food, and this puts a wonderful Thanksgiving spin on it!

 
Nov 06, 2013

This was a huge hit! Simple to throw together and a great (and versatile) way to use leftovers. My daughter is a picky eater and she gobbled her serving up and asked me to put it in her lunch the next day! Since it's not Thanksgiving yet and I didn't have any leftover turkey lying around I subbed leftover chicken and it was just fine. This one will definitely be made again after Thanksgiving!

 
Nov 04, 2013

My family loved this recipe! I used Kraft Olive Oil Mayo and added some dried thyme and poultry seasoning to the turkey and vegetable mixture. Serve with gravy and whole berry cranberry sauce--it reminded us of a turkey shepherd's pie. This is a great way to use up leftovers, and it's so versatile. Use your own stuffing, favorite vegetables, and make it your own!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 329 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 20.7 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 20.9 g
  • 42%
  • Sodium
  • 411 mg
  • 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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