recipeFrom the Kitchen of Janet Cuddigan

Leftover Turkey Tetrazzini

Here’s an easy and delicious way to turn your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers into a deliciously different meal.

1 (16 ounce) package uncooked spaghetti

½ cup butter

½ cup all-purpose flour

3 cups chicken broth

2 cups milk

1 2/3 cups grated Parmesan cheese

4 cups chopped cooked turkey

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a baking dish Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add spaghetti, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, and place in the prepared baking dish Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour. Mix in chicken broth and milk. Cook and stir until the mixture comes to a boil. Stir in about 1 1/3 cups Parmesan cheese, and remove from heat. Mix chicken broth mixture and turkey with spaghetti. Top with remaining cheese. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until surface is lightly browned.


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