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Turkey Tetrazzini

Turkey Tetrazzini - Leftover turkey, egg noodles, peas, mushrooms and a decadent cheesy cream sauce.  So delicious!

This post is sponsored by No Yolks and BlogHer.

With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, I’m going to make bit of a confession… As much as I love our traditional Thanksgiving dinner – I love eating the leftovers even more!

There are so many delicious recipes we make using leftover turkey and side dishes, and today we’re sharing one of our family favorites: Turkey Tetrazzini! Turkey Tettrazzini is a classic casserole made from leftover turkey, egg noodles, mushrooms and peas in a creamy cheese sauce!

Our recipe couldn’t be easier (or any more delicious) – and in fact, we make our Turkey Tetrazzini in a somewhat non-traditional way!

Turkey Tetrazzini - Leftover turkey, egg noodles, peas, mushrooms and a decadent cheesy cream sauce.  So delicious!

Unlike most recipes, our version starts with dry egg noodles that are layered in with the other ingredients – so the noodles cook up perfectly creamy and tender – not at all mushy like so many baked noodle casseroles sometimes get! Then we’ve topped the casserole with an amazing crunchy-cheesy topping made from crushed potato chips and Swiss Cheese!

Turkey Tetrazzini - Leftover turkey, egg noodles, peas, mushrooms and a decadent cheesy cream sauce.  So delicious!

And one more thing that makes our Turkey Tetrazzini so delicious? We used No Yolks Extra Broad egg noodles!

Turkey Tetrazzini - Leftover turkey, egg noodles, peas, mushrooms and a decadent cheesy cream sauce.  So delicious!

No Yolks brand noodles are cholesterol-free and they always cook up smooth, firm and delicious! They come in a variety of sizes that always cook up right, and for an even healthier option, No Yolks noodles are now available in Whole Grain too.

Looking for more recipe inspiration? Check out these 12 family-favorite, comforting No Yolks noodle recipes here:
Beef Casserole
Beef Stroganoff
Chicken Casserole
Chicken Noodle Soup
Goulash Recipe
Kugel Recipe
Lamb Stew
Spanish-Style Noodles
Tuna Noodle Casserole
Cheesy Noodles
Noodles Romanoff
Asian Noodle Recipe

And be sure to get your coupon for $1 off 2 No Yolks noodles here.  There’s No Yolks and No Other.

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Turkey Tetrazzini

Turkey Tetrazzini - A Family Feast

You will need a large 3-4 quart casserole dish for this recipe.

  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ½ pound fontina cheese, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon salt (if using salted stock, omit salt or salt to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups thickly sliced onion (slice onion in half vertically and lay flat, then slice with the grain into thick slices).
  • 1 12-ounce package button mushrooms, cut into thick slices
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 5 ounces uncooked Extra Broad No Yolk Noodles
  • 1 pound cooked turkey (white or dark) cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2 cups frozen green peas
  • 2 ounces finely shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 ounces plain potato chips, crushed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Place chicken stock into medium to large pan and bring to a boil. Boil until reduced to one cup, letting two cups evaporate. This will give you a triple strength stock. Add all of the milk and cream and bring to hot but not boiling. Add Fontina cheese, salt, pepper and nutmeg, stir and keep mixture on medium low heat.
  3. While stock is reducing, melt butter in a large pot over medium heat and add onions. Sauté for five minutes and add mushrooms. Sauté for five more minutes and add flour. Reduce heat and stir to make a roux. Cook for three minutes. Add hot stock and milk mixture to butter, mushroom and flour mixture one third at a time, whipping or stirring with a wooden spoon. This sauce will be intentionally thin.
  4. Spray a 3-4 quart casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray and ladle in some sauce to coat the bottom.
  5. Spread half the dry noodles, half the cooked turkey, half the frozen peas and half of the hot cream sauce. Repeat with remaining noodles, turkey, peas and sauce.
  6. Mix the finely shredded Swiss cheese with the crushed chips in a small bowl and sprinkle over the top of the casserole. (if you used a smaller casserole dish and it is filled to the top, place a sheet of foil on the rack below the casserole to catch and drips).
  7. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and allow the casserole to set up for ten minutes before serving.

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  1. I think my No Yokes comfort food is definitely this! I love the topping of this casserole, no mushy top for me please. There’s nothing better than diving into a casserole that is creamy on the bottom but has a little crunch on top, these egg noodles are the PERFECT topping for the perfect casserole. And yet, they still cook through, perfect.

  2. My husband loves No Yolks egg noodles – just boiled with fresh green beans then tossed with butter. It’s one of our constant side dishes.

  3. My favorite is chicken noodle soup

  4. I love creamy pasta dishes like the one above.

  5. My favorite No Yolks comfort food would have to be chicken noodle soup. The best with No Yolks!

  6. The leftovers are seriously the best part of the meal. Love this comfort food dish to use up that turkey!!! Delicious!!

  7. I like the NO YOLKS Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

  8. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is my Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup that I made over the weekend with these noodles. They taste so delicious in my soup!

  9. I like to use No Yolks noodles to make a big pot of chicken noodle soup. They are truly the best!

  10. I just adore that crispy topping, potatoes chips on top of a casserole. What a fabulous idea.

  11. I love Swedish meatballs with No Yolks noodles.

  12. My favorite No Yolks recipe is beef stroganoff.

  13. tweet–https://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/529402830336315392

  14. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is a Tuna Noodle Casserole.

  15. Beef stroganoff with No Yolks is a good comfort food.

  16. Christy Hudson :

    Chicken & Noodles!

  17. I agree with you about Thanksgiving leftovers. I actually could take or leave the day itself, I would rather have this casserole ANY day!

  18. Beef stroganoff! So tasty and a good diversion from our usual chicken based dishes.

  19. Chicken Noodle Soup with No Yolks is my favorite comfort food

  20. My favorite no yolks comfort food is the Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole recipe!!

  21. My daughter and I both adore No Yolks in Tuna Noodle Casserole, especially with lots of celery and with mushroom soup!

  22. chicken noodle soup

  23. My dad loooooves turkey tetrazzini! I like tuna noodle casserole though. 🙂

  24. I like it with garlic & butter

  25. My favorite is macaroni and cheese with peas and bacon.

  26. I like them in chicken noodle soup.

  27. I use them in chicken noodle soup.

  28. liking no egg noodles in chicken noodle soup.

  29. I’d try them in a creamy cheese sauce.

  30. I love making Tuna and Noodle casseroles.

  31. I like mac and cheese.

  32. I like good old chicken noodle soup with lots of veggies!

  33. Sandy Klocinski :

    Lamb Stew with No Yolks Extra Broad Noodles

  34. Sandy Klocinski :
  35. Adrienne gordon :

    nothing better than mac and cheese

  36. My favorite comfort food is definitely Beef Stroganoff.

  37. Beef stroganoff! Mmm

  38. I make turkey tetrazzini every year the day after Thanksgiving. I like the No Yolks idea along with the potato chips. I have always used bread crumbs and fettuccine. This year I will be trying your recipe. Sounds yummy.

  39. Favorite comfort food is tuna casserole.

  40. Michelle Weaver :

    Our favorite is their chicken noodle soup!!

  41. Michelle Weaver :
  42. I would to fix this dish for my family.

  43. I like Tuna Noodle Casserole.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

  44. -https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/531653044086538240

  45. Easy question my specialty Beef N Noodles, I use No Yolks and they come out perfect every time! 🙂

  46. My comfort food is chicken noodle soup.

  47. My family loves beef Stroganoff. 🙂

    chambanachik(at)gmail(dot)com

  48. Beef Stroganoff! I could eat it every day. 😀

  49. Like your Turkey Tetrazzini, my favorite No Yolks comfort food also takes advantage of leftover turkey: Turkey Noodle Soup. In fact, I’ll be making it later this week, because I roasted a turkey a few days ago.

  50. I shared your Turkey Tetrazzini recipe and the No Yolks promotion on Twitter:
    https://twitter.com/NotherAnneOther/status/531828642419335168
    Thank you!

  51. Linda Lansford :

    favorite No Yolks comfort food is with ground beef

  52. I like to make a casserole with noodles, chicken and peas.

  53. The cheesy noodles gets my vote for favorite No Yolks comfort food

  54. I enjoy tuna casserole.

  55. Mendy Dinsmore :
  56. Debbi Wellenstein :

    No Yolks are the best part of my homemade chicken soup!

  57. Chicken and noodles soup is our favorite comfort food.

  58. tuna noodle casserole!!!
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

  59. i like Chicken Noodle soup.

  60. My favorite no yolks comfort food would be chicken noodle soup

  61. I love using No Yokes in homemade chicken noodle soup. soooo good.

  62. no yolks noodles with beef stroganoff

  63. Mac and cheese made with No Yolks!

    kport207 at gmail dot com

  64. I love them in sweet noodle kugel.

  65. Margaret Smith :

    I like to make something like sweedish meatballs and put them along with the gravy on top of No Yolk noodles

  66. Margaret Smith :
  67. Lauralee Hensley :

    Our family favorite No Yolks comfort food is No Yolks with roasted garlic Alfredo sauce over the top of the noodles and if we are lucky enough to afford it some Beef Tips on top as well.

  68. Lauralee Hensley :
  69. I like No Yolks pasta with sauerkraut sausage and cream of mushroom soup.
    thank you

  70. Mine is beef strogonoff

  71. I love old fashioned chicken soup with No Yolks noodles in it.

  72. I like to make stew beef in the crock pot and No Yolks noodles to go with it.

  73. MIne is chicken noodle soup

  74. I’ve never tried No Yolks pasta, but I love macaroni and cheese and it would probably work well in that.

    I also love turkey tetrazzini and this recipe is the first I’ve seen that uses dry noodles. What a time saver and a clever idea to avoid soggy noodles.

    Thank you!

  75. I love making Salisbury steak with egg noodles!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  76. tweet–https://twitter.com/WildOrchid985/status/533655174137393152

  77. I Love No Yolks, butter and garlic…. This looks really good also and just might have to try it!

    gmissycat at gmail dot com

  78. I’d have to go for the cliche chicken noodle soup, of course! I actually like to make mine with curry, lemon and mint…great flavor!

  79. I love homemade chicken and noodles made with NoYolks brand noodles.

  80. I love using no yolk noodles when making chicken & dumplings

  81. We make a chicken noodle soup with mashed potatoes and No Yolk noodles. It is YUMMY

  82. I like Greek Stew over warm buttered egg noodles.

  83. Turkey Noodle Soup! is comforting and a good way to use up leftover holiday turkey.

  84. My favorite No Yolks recipe is Tuna Noodle Casserole! Yum!!

  85. My moms tuna casserole!

  86. I love No Yolks cooked with chicken like soup but not with a lot of broth and lots of fresh pepper!

  87. my fave is No Yolks chicken soup

  88. No Yolks Chicken Noodle soup is the best.

  89. I love stroganoff with no yolks noodles.

  90. Christina Sparks :

    I love to add the no yolk noodles to my home made hamburger helper meal.

  91. I like eating Salisbury Steak with noodles

  92. tweeted -https://twitter.com/neiddy_ruiz/status/537014263643406336

  93. Chicken noodle soup!

  94. Stephanie Phelps :

    I make an awesome pork roast and serve it over egg noodles at least a couple times a month!

  95. Stephanie Phelps :
  96. I love using no yolk noodles in my pizza casserole thanks 🙂

  97. Amanda Sakovitz :

    I like chicken with noodles

  98. Amanda Sakovitz :
  99. chicken noodle soup is my favorite no yolks comfort food!

  100. I love making Pioneer Woman’s sour cream noodle bake with No-Yolks!

  101. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is leftover roast beef cut into very small cubes served over buttered No Yolks Noodles.

  102. Love beef stroganoff.

  103. I’D TRY THE NO YOLKS Beef Noodle Casserole RECIPE WITH EM! MMMM

  104. My favorite No Yolks Comfort Food is Tuna Casserole.

  105. I love making homemade chicken noodle soup with no yolks.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  106. chicken noodle soup

  107. No Yolks chicken noodle soup during the winter is a great comfy food.

  108. My favorite is chicken noodle soup.

  109. This sounds right up my alley! I also use egg noodles for beef stroganoff, the epitome of comfort food!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

  110. Mac N Cheese would be good.

  111. We love mushroom stroganoff with No Yolks noodles as comfort food.

  112. chicken noodle soup quick and easy

  113. my fav. is cheddar cheese soup. It’s delish!

  114. With a bit of cheese and a few meatballs and some spinach. Sounds a bit weird but so tasty.

  115. i make a noodle kugel with no yolks

  116. My favorite No Yolks recipe is the Tuna Noodle Casserole.

  117. My favorite No Yolks comfort food requires melted cheese, shredded cheese blends are good for this, with a touch of seasonings and maybe a few slivers of smoked meat.

  118. Anything tetrazzini was always my favorite growing up.

  119. NO YOLKS noodles with beef stroganoff or goulash is my favorite.

  120. Using no yolks is a great way to keep cholesterol down

  121. Shayna Brookman :

    My favorite is Tuna Noodle Casserole 🙂

  122. Shayna Brookman :
  123. Stephanie Larison :

    Chicken noodle soup, the whole family loves it.

  124. chicken noodle soup is the best.

  125. Well, I do heart the turkey tetrazzini!

  126. I love beef stroganoff over noodles

  127. This is my tweet! https://twitter.com/Meeska92/status/538816386089644032 I am not a big fan of turkey, but this recipe seems like it could easily work with other meats!

  128. Hot buttered noodles with lots of green peas.

  129. Chicken noodle Soup is the best

  130. I like chicken soup with the noodles!

  131. Jeanne Rousseau :

    We just take No Yolks and mix them with a lb. of ground beef and a package of brown gravy! My family loves it, so simple!

  132. Macaroni and Cheese!

  133. melissa Resnick :

    your Turkey Tetrazzini looks great

  134. I like to put meatballs and tomato sauce on No Yolk noodles.

  135. I love No Yolk noodles in Beef Stroganoff. My mother made it for me when I was young and it has always been my favorite.

  136. I like a chicken noodle soup!

  137. charlotte baker :

    I like to put crock pot cubed steak with onion soup and mushroom soup

  138. My favorite No Yolks noodle dish is sweet noodle kugel….Thank you for this contest and wishing you the very happiest of holidays…

  139. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is tuna casserole, yum!

  140. My favorite no yokes meals is homemade chicken noodle.

  141. sherri crawford :

    creamy chicken noodle soup but this looks good too

  142. Beverly Metcalf :

    They are very good egg noodles. I bought a package this week, to make turkey noodle soup with. Thanks for having this contest.

  143. T Michelle Trump :

    I love swedish meatballs with no yolks!

  144. T Michelle Trump :

    I tweeted about the giveaway as @tmt121172 on 11/29/14

  145. We love making and eating chicken noodle soup and we love the No Yolk noodles.

  146. I like the lamb stew.

  147. My mom’s beef and noodle recipe.

  148. Noodles

  149. My favorite No yolks recipe is Chicken casserole.

  150. I use the No Yolks egg noodles when making beef stroganoff dishes and chicken noodle soup.

  151. My favorite is Chicken Noodle SOup

  152. Beef Stroganoff is definitely my favorite! It sounds so yummy right about now!

  153. I think I would enjoy No Yolks noodles in beef stroganoff.

  154. We love No Yolk egg noodles and swedish meatballs together!

  155. I think I would like No Yolk egg noodles and beef stroganoff.

  156. I like to use No Yolks for dishes such as Cheese Noodles. Thank you for the giveaway!

  157. I tweeted–https://mobile.twitter.com/DonnaJacoby2014/status/538911208108482560

  158. I like chicken noodle soup.

  159. I make No Yolks Mac and Cheese!

  160. I actually like them just buttered and salt and pepper, comfort food at its best:)

  161. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is chicken noodle soup.

  162. I use them to make Chicken Noodle Soup.

  163. In this weather….Chicken Noodle Soup (of course).

  164. My favorite is chicken noodle soup 🙂

  165. My favorite no yolks comfort food is Butter noodles, just noodles with lots of butter, some salt and pepper and maybe a sprinkle of parm cheese. Easy and satisfying.

  166. My favorite is comfort food is Sauerbraten over No Yolks noodles.

  167. jose benavides :

    My comfort food is pizza.

  168. I like Philly cheesesteak hamburger casserole.

  169. I’ve never tried No Yolks but plain egg noodles with butter, pepper and garlic is easy and comforting. I used to make it for myself after school back when I was a latch-key kid.

  170. My favorite No-Yolks comfort food is beef stroganoff with mushrooms! 🙂

  171. Great giveaway, thanks !
    I absolutely love No Yolk egg noodles and swedish meatballs ! So yummy !

  172. I love tuna noodle casserole and we make it quite a bit

  173. My favorite No Yolks recipe is my homemade chicken noodle soup.

  174. iced coffee is my new comfort

  175. I like Beef and No Yolks noodles in mushroom gravy.

  176. I LOVE No Yolks fried in butter with a hamburger on the side!

  177. LOVE them in a Tuna Noodle Casserole (which, of course I do with Turkey as one of the days of leftovers!!)

  178. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is tuna noodle casserole.

  179. Chicken Noodle soup

  180. I love to make No Yolks noodles topped with Swedish meatballs.

  181. David Christensen :

    I use No Yolk noodles for many of the soups and casseroles that I make. But, Turkey Tetrazinni is my favorite for Thanksgiving leftovers!

  182. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is my homemade creamy chicken noodles. I’ve been making them since my kids were little. Now I make them for my grandsons.
    eswright18 at gmail dot com

  183. I love No Yolks Noodles in beef stroganoff. No better comfort food in my opinion.

  184. I love to make something really simple with no-yolks sometimes. I just cook them and then add some butter and salt. Sometimes, there is nothing better!

  185. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is Chicken Noodle Soup.

  186. Salisbury steak and gravy over buttered noodles.

  187. Francine Anchondo :

    Chicken noodle soup

  188. I like NO YOLKS Broad Noodles in chicken soup.

  189. Cheryl Reinhardt :

    I think No Yolks is a Great Product, it is all we use in our house, we use the noodles for lots of different dishes.

  190. Cheryl Reinhardt :
  191. We love making any type of pasta dish with it — especialy chicken alfredo

  192. My favorite no-yolks comfort food to make is Beef Noodle Stroganoff.

  193. My favorite no-yolks comfort food is tuna noodle casserole – baked in the oven with bread crumbs on top!

  194. I love goulash over egg noodles.

  195. Laurie Emerson :

    My favorite no yokes comfort food is chicken with a spicy sauce over egg noodles.

  196. I always have beef stew over noodles!

  197. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is Beef Stroganoff.

  198. Chicken noodle soup is my favorite.

  199. I love No Yolks egg noodles!!! We just had them on Thanksgiving

  200. i never used them for anything but chicken and noodes but this great ideal

  201. My favorite is the Kugel Recipe.

  202. My favorite would be chicken noodle soup

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  203. tweet https://twitter.com/ChelleB36/status/539186357617180672

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  204. I like beef and noodles. Thank you

  205. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is tuna casserole with veggies.
    Thanks for the contest.

    (I can tell that Turkey Tetrazzini will be my next most favorite comfort food. Yum!)

  206. Anastasia Falling :

    One of my favorites is chicken alfredo with lots of veggies mixed in with the chicken and noodles! Yummy and comforting 🙂

  207. Anastasia Falling :
  208. I make tuna noodle casserole with the No Yolk Noodles, and I also make Noodles with bread crumbs, we love both dishes

  209. My favorite No Yolks comfort food is my mom’s tuna casserole! It is easy to make and so delicious!

  210. I also tweeted about the giveaway here: https://twitter.com/seabattle2/status/539218902203383808

  211. My favorite is definitely a dish like this. I love making this dish but sometimes I use tuna instead. 🙂 So good and everyone loves it!

  212. I like Beef and No Yolks noodles in beef stroganoff

  213. I wish I had some turkey! Sounds deelish.

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