Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole – Leftovers Made Easy!


 
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Don’t stress over what to do with all the leftover turkey after Thanksgiving! This Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole is exactly the recipe you need!

Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole

Thanksgiving is such an amazing time of year. Not only is it the perfect time for family and friends to gather together and rejoice and be thankful for everything in life, but it’s also a time where there is an abundance of delicious food that never seems to end.

It’s 100% possible to eat constantly the entire day of Thanksgiving. And honestly, with the size of turkeys that get bought and cooked, there is sometimes just too much turkey leftover at the end of the day!

That then leaves the question, “What should you do with all these turkey leftovers?” The easy answer? Use them to make this Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole! It’s simple, it’s delicious and it’s the perfect way to put a new taste and new spin on that leftover holiday turkey.

Your family won’t mind eating leftovers when you whip up this delicious dinner option. In fact, they may surprise you by eating another plate! (or two!)

Ingredients for Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole

  • 2 to 3 cups turkey, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 small carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 (8 ounces) block cream cheese, cut into large cubes
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • ½ teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 1 (16 ounces) package egg noodles
  • 2 cups dry stuffing mix AND ½ cup hot water OR 3 cups leftover dressing
  • Butter, for greasing the casserole dish

How to make Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cook egg noodles to al dente according to package directions. Drain.

Grease a 9×13 casserole dish with butter. Set aside.

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add olive oil. Heat until it shimmers (about 1 minute) and add onions, celery, and carrots. Cook until tender, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.

Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole

Mix in cream cheese, sour cream, and chicken stock. Add the sage and thyme. When well combined, stir in turkey and heat through.

Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole

Toss turkey mixture with cooked egg noodles and pour into prepared casserole dish.

Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole

Mix together dry stuffing mix and hot water. Fluff with a fork. OR use leftover dressing. Use a fork to drop prepared stuffing over the top of the casserole.

Cover with aluminum foil and cook for 20 minutes. Remove foil and cook for an additional 5 to 10 minutes to make the topping crunchy. Serve.

Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole Recipe- transform those Thanksgiving leftovers into a family favorite dish with this delicious casserole!

Leftover Turkey Noodle Casserole
Ingredients
  • 2 to 3 cups turkey, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 small carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 (8 ounces) block cream cheese, cut into large cubes
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • ½ teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 1 (16 ounces) package egg noodles
  • 2 cups dry stuffing mix AND ½ cup hot water OR 3 cups leftover dressing
  • Butter, for greasing casserole dish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. Cook egg noodles to al dente according to package directions. Drain

  3. Grease a 9x13 casserole dish with butter. Set aside

  4. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add olive oil. Heat until it shimmers (about 1 minute) and add onions, celery, and carrots. Cook until tender, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes

  5. Mix in cream cheese, sour cream, and chicken stock. Add the sage and thyme. When well combined, stir in turkey and heat through

  6. Toss turkey mixture with cooked egg noodles and pour into prepared casserole dish

  7. Mix together dry stuffing mix and hot water. Fluff with a fork. OR use leftover dressing. Use a fork to drop prepared stuffing over the top of the casserole

  8. Cover with aluminum foil and cook for 20 minutes. Remove foil and cook for an additional 5 to 10 minutes to make the topping crunchy. Serve


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